Help with daily life and language practice near the beautiful city of Guimaraes, Northern Portugal



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  • Description


    Hi, we are Maura and Antonio. We live 4km from the beautiful city of Guimaraes in the North of Portugal. We recently moved into our new house which has a large garden and a bit of wild rocky land. We have lots of plans but not enough hours in the day to get around to doing everything. That's why we need you! Our grown-up children have flown the nest. I (Maura) work as an English teacher both online and in a local school, Antonio works online. We both love the outdoors, food, and good wine! We are easy-going and enjoy having people around.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    I think it's an excellent opportunity for anyone who wants to make the most of their time in Portugal. As both Portuguese and English are spoken, it's a way to improve both. We are learning about the garden, what works what doesn't, so can you!

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    We would appreciate help around the house and garden. We have a couple of building projects planned for the garden. The work in the garden will be tough initially, as it is extremely overgrown. Being able to cook would be a plus but not necessary. You would be expected to work 4 hours a day, 5 days a week.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    There is a bedroom with a private bathroom in the house and space for a tent/caravan.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our house is located near Penha, which is a popular hiking area. Guimaraes is a lively student city. Porto is 1h15min by train.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 566959432723