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 House 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 attractive restaurant that has reasonably priced meals, with pretty bourganvilla overhead, the restaurant is at the top of my lane, just 5 minutes walk away.I have satellite Internet, a renewable energy system providing abundant power.

    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 mornings in the woodlands next to my house. There are no roads nearby, so they don’t need a lead, they run free. The other help I need is with the land clearance in the Springtime.
    If you have some knowledge of motor mechanics or basic plumbing. would be a great advantage.

    The Algarve has lots to see and do, it has beautiful beaches within easy reach from my home. There is a wide range of water sports, superb golf courses and with 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
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

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    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 near my home, each morning. Possibly some land clearance in the Springtime 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    My internet is quite fast. It's a satellite technology, that is nominally 35 Mbps.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week.

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Host ref number: 469663756412