Love donkeys?

Stay With Us on a Working Holiday!

We now offer the opportunity for a working holiday at our donkey Sanctuary in La Paca near Lorca, Spain.

We have a beautiful 4/5 berth fully equipped static caravan with views to die for. In return we ask that you are prepared to get stuck in and help with the care of the equines. It’s a great way to interact with all the animals with the daily chores which include poo picking the paddock, sweeping the shelter, and the best job of all grooming the donkeys and ponies, they really love it and queue up for your attention.

This is an animal lovers dream holiday, family’s with young children welcome or a small group of people who just enjoy life helping with all the rescue equines. Pets are also welcome. (Please note we have a strict no smoking policy and do not accept large party groups).

The static caravan has two bedrooms, one with bunk beds, the other with a small double bed, the sofa in the lounge also doubles up as a bed. There is a fully fitted kitchen equipped with everything you need, including a gas cooker and fridge. There is a clean bright shower room/wc and we supply fresh sheets and towels. Electric is included with air conditioning available at an extra charge. There is free WiFi.

Check in Information

Bookings are available from Saturday to Saturday.
Check in is 3.00pm with an 11.00am check out.

(If your flight gets in later in the day/evening please let us know in advance so we know a rough idea of when you will be arriving!)

All we ask is a donation to the charity of £250 per person, per week payable at the time of booking.
Please email us to discuss your required dates to (or register your interest via form). Once booked we will send you confirmation and a form to fill in online.

The Village of La Paca

The local village of La Paca is a 15 minute walk away, where you can find everything you need from a small convenience store, a bakery, a bank, a hardware store and a fishmongers. There are also 3 bars which serve food.

We do advise car hire if you want to explore the area further. The beautiful beaches of Mazarron are a 50 minute drive away. Lorca, a busy town with a range of shops and supermarkets is a 30 minute drive away. There really is so much to see here, it’s a great place to experience the traditional Spanish life.

La Paca really is a breath taking beautiful place, nestled in the stunning mountains, it’s a view that you will never get bored of. The piece and quiet and tranquil surroundings are something that must be experienced.

We supply 2 bikes for people who would prefer to ride to the local shops at the village.

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Our Caravan

Click on the images below to see inside the caravan you will be staying in, along with some amazing views!

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