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Farm Málaga, Spain

5 reviews5

Looking for an experienced horse person to help in our stables

High demand host
This host has received 9 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Connect with international travelers
3 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Expand your environmental consciousness
2 travelers felt they returned from this experience with a greater environmental consciousness
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Animal Care
Help look after and take care of animals.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Yoga classes
Take free yoga classes at our place.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

We need an entusiatic and knowledgeble person that is able to work comfortably around our horses, some of task you will be caring: Clean paddocks, prepare horses for riders and clean them up after riding, help with maintenance and daily care for horses you may be required to move horses between fields/stables. There may be the opportunity to ride and exercise our horses depending on the level of your riding.

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  • Fluent English or Intermediate Spanish
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
12 weeks

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5 Reviews


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How this experience will transform you

3 Meeting international travelers

2 Get in touch with nature

2 Developing environmental awareness

2 Practicing English

2 Meeting locals

2 Learning about sustainability



I stayed for one month at La Donaira and lived a wonderful experience. I was working as a kitchen hand and helped prepare beautiful healthy meals for lunch during the week for the workers on the farm. The work was a lot of fun, I learned a lot about cooking for a larger amount of people. I never felt pressured, stressed or anything else, always respected and encouraged to do my best. Every day was different and I met so many wholehearted people during my stay. I worked 6 hours a day which went by so quickly and was never boring. On the weekends, I helped mocking out the paddocks wh

4 months ago

United States


I had a really great time at La Donaira! a beautiful place with lovely people. there are plenty of things to get involved in if you are willing to do the legwork to get started. hours are very reasonable and you will lack for nothing. if you have special skills or ideas they are happy to utilize them! I would highly recommend La Donaira. Many thanks to Xouf and all the others who made the experience special

over 3 years ago



Sencillamente impresionante, fue más de lo que me esperaba y el lugar es de esos que cuando llegas te atrapa. Gracias a maría por darme la oportunidad de conocer el lugar y a personas tan increíbles ❤️

5 months ago



María y Adrián fueron personas increíbles. María es una excelente jefe pero más que eso es una excelente amiga, siempre estuvo dispuesta a ayudarnos con cualquier cosa que necesitáramos, nos motivaba a realizar actividades diferentes. En términos generales, el trabajo en la finca es relativamente fácil de desarrollar, el único problema era el calor que hace en el verano; pero de resto es muy relajado y diferente. Así, tuvimos la oportunidad de aprender nuevas cosas y conocer personas de diferentes. Lo único complicado es poder salir de la finca, el transporte es escaso y el lugar queda alejado

10 months ago

Maria replied

Tatiana fue un placer tenerte con nosotros, tienes una energía increíble y trabajar contigo fue muy gratificante y divertido. tu y Juan pueden volver cuando quieran y espero que nos veamos pronto :)



Me encanto mi tiempo en la Donaira. Xavier se encarga muy bien de diversificar el trabajo y respeta las horas libres cuando se merecen. El trabajo consiste en cultivar, ayudar en los establos y manejar a los animales. Como también es un hotel a veces tenemos oportunidades de visitarlo. La verdad es que yo me divertí y aprendí muchísimo, la gente es encantadora. Cada fin de semana habia algo nuevo que hacer, kayak, escalar, montar a caballoً o simplemente visitar los maravillosos pueblos blancos. Gracias por la oportunidad La Donaira.

over 3 years ago

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