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Permaculture project Arcos de Valdevez, Portugal

5.0
19 reviews19

Aprendendo e ensinando a construir um espaço agradável a todos!


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What you offer

4h

Hours per day
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Handyman
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
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What you get

1

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.
Tent
You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
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.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
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The Experience

Nos ajude a construir infra-estruturas em madeira e pedra, além de tratar da plantação, rega e manutenção. Também precisamos de ajuda no tratamento das árvores de fruto, colheitas e limpeza de terreno, entre outros serviços ligados à quinta. Venha aprender e ensinar!

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Requirements

  • Intermediate Portuguese or Intermediate English
  • Between 18 and 80 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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Availability

May
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Oct
Stay at least
5 days
Stay up to
7 days

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19 Reviews

5.0

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

4.5

Permaculture project

4.5

Learning & Fun

4.5

Spain

5

Bota.Nicas's my home in the north of Portugal!The place is beautiful, the work is hard but the time is flexible and also you learn a lot, Maria's food is just amazing and the both (Maria and Paulo) treat the volunteers as family. I just loved passing such beautiful days at Bota.Nicas with so nice peopl and I would back for sure. Also the project is growing and you can see clearly how your work is welcome and useful. I will miss the funny nights playing uno and the waterfall baths!

Maria e Paulo, thank you for everything. I wish the best luck for you with the project. You inspiring me <3

Sep/15/2019


Maria replied

Grata pelo comentário e pelas palavras amigas de sucesso...desejamos muito sucesso para ti também e volta quando queiras.

Israel

5

I'll start by saying that it was a last minute and spontaneous request of mine and it turned out better then ever expected.
I satied at Bota Nicas for 9 nights
with another 3 volunteers. it will truly be remembered.
Maria and Paolo were realy caring hosts and
in a short time they made us feel so welcomed and at home.
Bota Nicas is located is a BEAUTIFUL area.
working with Maria and Paolo was pleasant, a few hours in the morning before the heat
and then some work in the evening before dinner
during the hot hours Maria and Paolo showed us the rivers around and the lovely town of Arcos.

Aug/29/2019


Maria replied

Thank you for your passage through the Bota.Nicas. We'll never forget you were a darling and stay in our heart. Come soon.

Germany

5

It was my first time doing volunteer work so I can't compare it with other places but I don't need it for this comment... :) I had much fun and Paulo and Maria were very helpful for the work and my journey after this place. Thank you for all your help and the nice time...

Nov/12/2018


Maria replied

Thanks you're always wellcome.

United States

5

Incredible!!! Absolutely loved working with Maria and Paulo. Their permaculture farm is beautiful and you will learn so much about fun, simple living. They let you choose what work you want to do and what mark you leave on their new home. I cannot wait to come back and visit and see the progress they make! Highly recommend to any world packer :)

Oct/15/2018


Maria replied

Thank you Camille. We love to have you with us. They return quickly and after your mother in the next to know the north of Portugal;) we are already missing you and we have woods to paint rsrsrrssr

Brazil

4

Bota.Nicas is the perfect place for those in love with nature who are willing to help and have a good dosis of creativity. The place is still very rustic, so there is a lot to do and you are free to pick any task you fit to. The sky is the limit there =)

Sep/27/2018


Maria replied

Grata , Isa. saudades vossas ;) Pipoca é muito falada por cá. Bjks as duas. Ca vos esperamos ;)

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