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What you offer

25h

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.
Handyman
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
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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.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
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.
Dinner
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
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Support
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The Experience

All the work will be done using old techniques and we'll gladly provide you the knowledge of what is beeing done. Minimum time of stay: 20 days.

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Requirements

  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

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Stay at least
20 days

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6 Reviews

4.5

Host & Team

4.5

Hours & Tasks

4.0

Farm

4.5

Learning & Fun

4.5

Argentina

5

Fantastic and awesome experience! the place is fantastic to explore and enjoy in nature. Definetively recomended. I will miss the people there and of course, the goats!

Jul/25/2019

Ireland

5

This was a truly enriching experience which gave me a valuable insight into living on a traditional Portuguese farm. I am so grateful for all that i learnt here about building, animal husbandry, the local flora and fauna, Portuguese food and the language. I would love to return to the Serra da Malcata Natural Reserve someday to visit this beautiful land and see the family and the animals again. Thank you Marta, Fernando, Francisco and Daniela :-)

Dec/03/2018

Portugal

2

I was there from the 21 to 31 of October. The things I would love to had known where, that there is no self-phone service, no warm water, and had the possibility to have no running water (drought). I left because of 2 things, working more that we agreed on (goat days), and the feeling I didn’t belong (/feeling judge). At the end discussion, they ended up calling me a liar, and being to proud, because of the way I travel, and how I approached people about it. The things I loved/miss are the goats, Libra, did I already said goats? Can’t elaborate much as there is a limit, feel free to contact me

Nov/22/2017

Canada

5

Marta and Fernando are absolutely wonderful. I learned a lot while there, Fernando and Marta were very willing to share their knowledge and insights on a number of topics and it was a great experience for me. They are upfront with their expectations which was nice.
I worked as a shepherd, and while it was a bit of a shock at first, but an open mind and willingness to learn is all you need. The position said 5h/day when I applied, but I worked over 6 on average. It really wasn't a problem for me, because I loved it, but note that your day depends on the goats. I highly recommend going here!

Jul/27/2017

Argentina

4

Fue una hermosa experiencia, rodeado de buenas personas y nuevas aventuras cada día, la Quinta Bazagueda se encuentra a unos 10 kilómetros de Penamacor que es el pueblo mas cercano, es solo un dato a tener en cuenta, el lugar es sin igual, en medio de montañas, pura naturaleza, un rió limpio costea la granja y cada 50 metros caminados cambia la vista del lugar, recomiendo la experiencia para aquel que busca respirar aire limpio y aprender a valorar los pequeños detalles de la vida cotidiana que damos por hechos, rica comida y buen abrigo a la hora de descansar, saludos y buen viaje !

Dec/08/2019

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Hosted by Fernando

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