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Non-Profit School Gaianes, Spain

5.0
5 reviews5

Experiencia rural entre olivos y almendros

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Immerse yourself in the local culture
4 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Connect with the locals
4 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
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What you offer

30h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Arts
Help with painting, graffiti, sculpting or drawing.
Painting & Decorating
Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.
Handyman
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Gardening
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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What you get

2

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.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Lunch
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
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.
Support
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The Experience

Vivimos en una casa antigua (restaurada y con jardín) en el interior de la provincia de Alicante, a las faldas del Benicadell en Gaianes. Tenemos campos de olivos y almendros, también huerta y árboles frutales. Las tareas de la persona voluntaria se centrará en el cuidado y recolección de los olivos, almendros y la huerta, además del cuidado, limpieza y mantenimiento de la casa y la nave (donde guardamos las herramientas del campo).

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Requirements

  • Beginner Spanish or Beginner English
  • Over 22 years old
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Stay at least
1 week
Stay up to
2 weeks

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5 Reviews

5.0

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

5.0

Non Profit School

5.0

Learning & Fun

5.0

How this experience will transform you

4 Meeting locals

4 Immersing in the local culture

4 Get in touch with nature

2 Meeting international travelers

1 Practicing Spanish

1 Developing environmental awareness

Canada

5

This experience was nothing short of fantastic. Herminia is an amazing amazing woman who was beyond welcoming and was always providing opportunities to learn about and explore nearby places. She was very patient with my lack of Spanish and was very encouraging to keep practicing. We cooked together for each meal and Herminia made sure we tried lots of traditional dishes and desserts. We mainly helped with yard tasks as well as some indoor organization. This experience is a must if you want to experience local Spanish culture and eat numerous types of fresh oranges every day!!

2 months ago

Argentina

5

La escuela fue mi primer experiencia como worldpacakers y lo recomiendo 100 % Herminia es una hermosa y generosa persona, tiene mucho para contar sobre el pueblo en el que sus antepasados han desarrollado sus vidas, he aprendido mucho sobre Valencia en general y Gaianes en particular. Pude aprender sobre olivas, almendros y otros cultivos, conocí personas maravillosas comprometidas con la naturaleza, el entorno que las rodea y el medio ambiente en general. La mejor experiencia que he tenido, puro aprendizaje !! Gracias Herminia y Albert por recibirme en vuestra casa.

8 days ago

Argentina

5

Herminia fue una anfitriona maravillosa. Cálida, generosa, me recibió con los brazos abiertos y me invitó a vivir en Mariliva como si fuera parte de su familia. Aprendí mucho sobre Gaianes, el pueblo rural donde vive. Su cultura es muy vasta y me compartió la historia del lugar, conocí a su gente, su forma de vida y la economía de la región. Cocina unas paellas espectaculares y todos los días me invitaba a vivir una aventura distinta. Estoy muy agradecida por su infinito cariño y calidez que tuvo siempre y guardo en mi corazón esta experiencia para algún día regresar a Gaianes

14 days ago

Argentina

5

Verdaderamente un hogar lejos de casa . La experiencia en este voluntariado fue increíble ! Herminia y su familia te reciben de la mejor manera, es una oportunidad para conectar con la naturaleza y cultura local, también un lugar propicio para el intercambio cultural, nos divertimos cocinando y debatiendo muchos temas. Las tareas del hogar y en el campo de almendras resultaron amenas. Sin dudas una experiencia recomendable! Espero volver a Gayanes:)

about 1 month ago

Argentina

5

The school fue mi primera experiencia como voluntario, no podría haber elegido mejor destino que este, Herminia y Albert me recibieron en su casa como uno más, trabajamos en la casa por la mañana ya que el clima no nos dejó hacerlo en el campo, al mediodía preparamos y compartimos juntos el almuerzo ( comidas típicas deliciosas ) y por la tarde paseamos a mora y canela, solo agradecerles por hacerme sentir tan Bien lejos de casa, me llevo dos amigos que espero poder volver a ver algún día, muchas gracias por todo !!!

about 2 months ago

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