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Farm Salão Frio, Portugal

36 reviews36

Help me with a variety of tasks in São Mamede Natural Park!

Top Host
This host receives lots of worldpackers and has a high average rating, being recognized by the community as a Top Host.
Higher chance of approval
This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with nature
19 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Learn about sustainability
18 travelers learned about sustainability working with this host
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.
Painting & Decorating
Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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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.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
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.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

Hi, I'm Paul and I living on a two hectare farm in the beautiful Serra de São Mamede Natural Park. The present tasks include a veggie garden to prepare for next season, terraces to be cleaned, olive-trees to be pruned, grapevines and hazels. There are also other tasks, like restoring the houses and some dry-walls, painting, construction, building with wood. and sometimes childcare... Enjoy the Portuguese countryside!

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  • Intermediate English or Intermediate German
  • Between 23 and 45 years old
  • 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
1 week
Stay up to
2 weeks

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36 Reviews


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Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

19 Get in touch with nature

18 Learning about sustainability

15 Developing environmental awareness

15 Meeting international travelers

14 Practicing English

8 Meeting locals



I had the most amazing week volunteering at Paul's! He is an incredible host, the view is breathtaking and his daughters are absolutely adorable. I learned a lot about gardening and sustainability and he was very patient and flexible with the tasks, always making sure I understood what needed to be done and felt comfortable doing it. I'm very grateful for the whole experience and all the talks we had. I definitely recommend this place to everyone!

about 1 month ago



The moments at Paul's farm were incredible and I will always carry them in my memory and heart. It was my 1st experience at worldpackers and the tasks I did were light and flexible:some cleaning on the farm,small vegetable harvests, spending time with the girls, who are very independent, smart and brave. There, I ate delicious food without meat,drank water from a natural source and used energy generated by photovoltaic panels, which has been making me rethink my resources consumption. The farm river is beautiful and I also went with them to a river pool, a lake, and an amazing full moon party!

4 months ago

Paul replied

Thank you!



My boyfriend and I really enjoyed our stay! The working hours were flexible and we learned a lot about gardening and sustainability in general. We also enjoyed our talks about psychology and to hear about his life. His daughters are extremely intelligent and friendly from the beginning. We felt really comfortable and would definitely recommend it!!

5 months ago



Wauw, this was a very special week at Paul’s place! Really really enjoyed it, all the beautiful conversations we had, the music we played, the amazing family and friends and all the drawings and creative activities i did with the two girls, they are very special! Just like the place, it is beautiful and it feels like home! I will definitely come back one day :) Thankyou Paul, see ya soon! <3

7 months ago



Paul is a great host. The experience in his place was just amazing, I learned a lot and developed new skills. He let us choose our job for the day, so every day I did something different. In the free time I loved exploring the surroundings, the river, laying down in the hammock and eating delicious food. We also went to a town nearby and shared time with his friends and his daughters. I really enjoy sharing time with him, his daughters, other volunteers, and of course Odin. It was a mind changing experience for me. Thank you for everything!

7 months ago

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