Volunteer with horses and general help in Figueira, Portugal

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Portugal

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a friendly and busy anglo-portuguese family with 3 grown up children who often some home plus horses and various cats and dogs. We have lived in the beautiful village of Figueira in a villa with a pool and an independent 1 bedroom apartment for the past 15 years and absolutely love it. Figueira is located in the Natural Park of the western Algarve in easy reach of beaches and resorts.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice

  • Help

    Help

    We mainly need help with the horses, excercising, mucking out, grooming, tack maintenance and feeding. We have horses stabled and out in the field. Please check that you have adequate holiday insurance for this.
    Some help with general maintenance will be appreciated as well as some help with the cleaning and cooking.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have a spare bedroom in the main house which can be made in to a single, two singles or a double bed and a separate bedroom apartment depending on vailability

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Figueira is a small village but has local shops, bars and restaurants. Figueira beach is in walking distance and there are lots of other beaches in the area. There is a bus service from the village into both Lagos and Sagres.
    There are several busier resorts as well as surfing beaches in the area. We are located in the Natural Park of the Western Algarve with fabulous riding or walking country.
    There is also a golf course very close by.

  • 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

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week


























Host ref number: 527617129924