English speakers very welcome to spend time with our family in Capbreton, France



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  • Description


    We are Mathieu and Leïla.
    We are nearly 40. Born in Marseille and Aix-en-Provence, we have been living in the south west for 15 years.

    Mathieu works as a salesman, selling forlifts.
    He likes surfing, running, tinkering. He also does thai boxing.

    Leïla works as a civil servant for the town hall.
    She likes walking, swimming and cooking.

    We like to sail around Capbreton Harbor with our local club.

    Our daughter Maïa is 12.
    She loves acting and circus. She is very friend focused.

    Our son Tom is 8.
    Always on the moove, he does skateboard.
    They both go to the swimming pool every week.

    We are expecting a third child for february 2021.
    That's why we would like help, to make the firsts months easiers.

    We also have a dog, Pilou, and a cat.

    We are looking for someone to come and live with us till november 2020 to june 2021.
    We would offer accomodation in the studio just next our house in exchange of help with the kids and/or the house.

    We prefer an english speaker with a driving licence so he/she can take occasionally take the kids to their activities.

    Let us know if you are interested.
    We would be happy to chat on skype, zoom etc to see if we can match.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The place we live in is two hours from Bordeaux.
    We live in a nice place between ocean and mountains. Spain is less than an hour from here.

  • Help


    It depends on your skills.
    You can contribute in our project by:
    - helping with le house, cleaning, ironing or cooking
    - taking the kids to or from school
    - speaking english with kids and with us
    Let's speak that out together!

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Russian: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    Please contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    We have a nice house builted in 2017 with a pool.
    A studio is just next to it.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    It is possible to walk to the beach or go by bike.
    Surfing is a part af everyday life for many people here.
    We can imagine let you use a family car.
    Bayonne, Biarritz, Capbreton-Hossegor are nice places around.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    10 hours per week

Tom and Maïa playing home by a rainy day
Sailing again
Downstairs - Our dog, Pilou, having a sunbath as he is used to
Our kitchen
Maïa, Lili, a friend of mine's daughter, and Tom - Fall 2016
Me (red coat) with my beloved old mare Fergana - a long time buddy
Maia's 9th Birthday with school friends - 2017
We sail with a local association - Love this feeling of freedom - Sometimes we see dolphins
Daughter and Dad Restaurant
Family walk - Fall 2011
Mathieu surfing in Bali at spring 2011
We live in our house since july 2016. There are still things to improve in it.
"Les fêtes de Bayonne" - Feria - Summer 2011 - Everyone dressed in white and red - I was pregnant with Tom
Host ref number: 127871935437