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.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
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.
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
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.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
5 hours a day, 5 days a week