Frequently Asked Questions

General Farm Questions

How much is the entry to the farm?

Farm entry is free. We have 43 hectares for you to roam and enjoy at your own pace. However, currently, we are only allowing visitors that are signed up to activities, courses or are guests at Casa VDL or have a table booked at our Restaurant.

What can I do at the farm?

Here at the farm we have plenty of activities all year round:

    • Summer camps for children
    • Regeneration courses for adults
    • Volunteering opportunities
    • Internships
    • And lots more…

Check out our  What’s On  page to browse trough our activities.

Can I bring my dog?

Yes. We just ask that you keep your four-legged-friend on a leash at all times.
Keep in mind that we do not allow animals on the inside of any of our buildings.


We have always something happening at Quinta from dinner parties, live music, worms workshops, farm tours and more.

Go to our ‘What’s On’ page.


Yes. Casa Vale da Lama is an eco-lodge located inside Quinta Vale da Lama.
It is currently closed for renovations until mid-2025, but you can learn more about it at www.casavaledalama.pt/en

For residential courses and internships, the accommodation facilities are not at Casa Vale da Lama. To know more about it, read the description on the course/internship you are applying for.

how do I get there?

You can find us at Quinta Vale da Lama, Em534, Vale da Lama, Odiáxere – Lagos, PORTUGAL. See Map

From Lagos you can take the train, which leaves you at about a 40 minute walk from the station to the farm. There are local buses that end at the closest village, Odiáxere. From there its a 30 minute walk.

vegetables and produce

where can I buy your vegetables?

Our organic vegetables are sold at multiple spots and you can find our ‘Quinta Vale da Lama’ stand at:
Viv’o Mercado – organic farmer’s market in Lagos. Every Wednesday 14h to 20h.  Click here  for more information.
Mercado do Levante – local farmer’s market in Lagos. Every Saturday from 7h to 13h. Click here for more information.

Where can i buy 'Produtos do Vale' products?

‘Produtos do Vale’ are sold at multiple spots and you can find them at every market at our ‘Quinta Vale da Lama’ stand.

You can contact Maria for a custom order and more information: mariaskitchen@valedalama.net


Children at the farm

Do you accept children?

Of course. Children are always welcome to the Quinta.

We have multiple children activities all year round. Check out our What’s On Page for more.

do you have summer camps for children?

Quinta Vale da Lama does not provide children camps, but our Non-profit Association does.

PND – Project New Discoveries has over 25 years of experince on hosting summer camps. Head over to their website for more information.

Jobs at the farm

Can I get a job at quinta?

For all resumes relating to Quinta Vale da Lama please send it to jobs@valedalama.net.
Due to the volume we receive we are not able to follow up on all resumes but please note that we will store your information on file for future reference.

Give Us Feedback

We’re always ready to improve and grow.
And you can help us know how, by answering a survey
about your experience with Quinta Vale da Lama.

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