Help in a scenic and peaceful part of Langkawi, Malaysia.

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Malaysia

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    26/10/2020

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a couple who run our small but growing business in Langkawi, Malaysia using an online rental platform. This consists of a number of villas/guesthouses in two different locations, both with their own charm and scenic surroundings.

    We have lived around the world and enjoy meeting people and making friends from different cultures and parts of the world. We are passionate about travelling, music, food and all the wonderful things that the world offers.
    We take great enjoyment in welcoming guests from all over the world to our property!

    We are looking for someone to be here for at least one month.

    Couples are welcome.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Help around the house
    Hospitality/Tourism

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    By living in Langkawi, and in the area of the guesthouse, you will be exposed to all the amazing things that the local Malaysian culture offers. During your free time, enjoy the nature, many beaches, waterfalls and eateries of the island located within just minutes drive from the guesthouses. In addition, you get to stay in a place surrounded by amazing nature and views!

    This position is ideal for someone who is looking to stay and work in a beautiful, tranquil guesthouse in a scenic part of Langkawi. You can learn and experience the lifestyle of the local community thereby exposing yourself to the unique local culture and traditions of Malaysia and Langkawi Island.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for a friendly and responsible person or couple to help and be part of our family members at our beautiful and peaceful guesthouses. The person must be service minded and with good communications skills, and with the ability to interact in a multi-cultural community setting.

    Most of the guests that we receive are very easy going and friendly travelers from all over the world. Some relevant experiences is also a plus.

    The helping hours are flexible, however it is important to cater to the guests and their needs when required.

    Responsibilities:

    - Receive guests (check-in/check-out)

    - Helping with some tasks in the garden and at the guesthouse

    - Day to day guest enquiries

    The following is required
    - English is mandatory.
    - Driver's license is necessary and experience riding a scooter is a plus.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Persian (Farsi): Fluent
    Malay: Fluent
    Sami: Fluent
    Swedish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have guesthouses in 2 locations, so we are always looking for helpful volunteers at one of the following locations:

    Kuah: At this location, you will be staying in a private studio with an en-suite bathroom. It is overlooking a beautiful sea view in a local village in Kuah town.

    Cenang: Here, you will be staying in private studio unit with an en-suite bathroom. It is located in a charming village with close access to Cenang beach and rice paddy fields.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We will provide our volunteer with a motorbike, so that you can explore the beauty of the island on your free time.

    We also provide our volunteer with a local SIM card with monthly high speed Internet data (8 GB). Please note that there is no unlimited WiFi available in the studio units.

  • 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?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Outside one of our rental properties in Cenang
The inside of one of our rental properties in Cenang
The peaceful sea view from our location in Kuah
The surrounding village area at our Cenang location
The surrounding village area at our Cenang location
The surrounding village area at our Cenang location
The surrounding village area at our Cenang location
The surrounding village area at our Cenang location
The surrounding views outside one of our rental properties in Cenang
The surrounding village area at our Cenang location
Sea views and nature surroundings at our Kuah location

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