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Mountain Art Retreat & Agro-Forestry

World, Caribbean, Jamaica, Caledonia



Travel dates

27°C, 01:53

About the workproject

We need 1 volunteer

800 acres of hiking trails, bird watching, lush tropical gardens, and farmland, located in the cool hills of Caledonia, Westmoreland. This is the former estate of author Alex Haley (Roots). Art gallery with 2 grand pianos, harpsichord. LGBT Friendly. We welcome Musicians who are looking for a quiet and beautiful environment to practice and compose or just get together for a Jam session. You can book the entire Villa for such occasions.

The space

We are located in the mountains with a balmy climate, 30 minutes from the Beach or 45 Minutes to the Negril or Montego Bay Resorts. We can arrange driver for trips to various attractions. There is great hiking and bird watching. The premises is super Private and we are LGBT friendly. Suitable for Singles, Couples or Groups.

About the host


Host since



English, French, Spanish

Last seen online

more than 6 month ago

I am Russell Gruhlke, Optometrist in Jamaica for 47 years, Canute Gruhlke, is my son who manages the Retreat and my office.

Project dates

Open for offers, contact us

Work to be done

  • computer help
  • internet support

Expected workhours

  • 3 hours a day
  • 3 days a week

Work exchange deal

  • private cottage, private room, guest house

Room with 2 single beds, private bath and wifi

  • shared meals

We offer breakfast lunch and dinner, but you have the option of preparing your own breakfast

  • no money is involved

We are offering room and board in exchange for Website Help