Stay in the beautiful Algarve, near Praia da Rocha, Portugal




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    Only 6 miles from one of the best beaches in the world, called Praia da Rocha.... I have a farmhouse situated at the foothills of the Monchique Mountains, but by no means isolated, My little village is on a bus route which takes you to the lovely town of Portimão, google'll be pleasantly surprised.
    My Quinta is in a great location halfway between Monchique and Portimão, 5 miles each way. It's next to a forest and mountains, which has some lakes. I also have a small lake and a row boat and a few acres of mountain land. There is a very pretty restaurant with reasonably priced meals, and bourganvilla pergolas, at the top of my lane called 'Amigos' just 4 minutes walk. I have satellite Internet, a solar system providing abundant power, and my own water supply.

    I have 3 female dogs, an Alaskan Malamute and her 2 daughters.. I would like my guest to take them for a walk in the morning, in the forest next to my house. There are no roads nearby, so they don’t need a lead, they run free. The only other help I need is with the garden and a bit of land clearance.
    The Algarve has lots to see and do, it has beautiful beaches within easy reach from my home. With a wide range of water sports, superb golf courses and and 3000 hours of sunshine a year in which to enjoy the outdoor life.
    I enjoy cooking nice meals. I am a vegetarian, but I don’t mind cooking meat dishes for other people.
    I have a comfortable cabana with a bathroom available for my guests to use.
    if you would like to stay here, please contact me, I will reply with further details. All enquiries answered.
    I'm Looking forward to meeting you.... Karen

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    Animal Care
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The Algarve has such a wide range of fantastic places to see and do, too many to list here, it’s just an amazing place!

  • Help


    walking my 3 dogs off leash in the woodlands and to the lakes which are next to my home each morning. Possibly some gardening and the odd job

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    I have a cosy cabana available with a bathroom.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The Algarve has an outdoor & café society, you will have no difficulty making friends. It has beautiful beaches, wind surfing and many water sports. Stunning scenery, lakes and lots of places to explore, you'll never be bored. I can send more photos of the cabana and beautiful surrounding countryside if you send me your email address.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

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    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 25 hours a week

Host ref number: 469663756412