Come and stay in a remote village near Potes in the spectacular mountains of the Picos de Europa, Spain



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    We have lived in a remote village near Potes in the spectacular mountains of the Picos de Europa. We have built up what is now a well regarded self-catering holiday place. People come here from all over the world. They are nature lovers who find what they want here be it mountain walking, bird life, flowers, perfect peace, whatever. We, ourselves, have mainly retired so our son is in charge.

    We need help everywhere - in the office, the gardens, the apartments... everywhere. you’ll need to speak good Spanish and English, be computer literate and, above all, love nature. You’ll probably be older, possibly you’ll be travelling with an idea that you’d like to quit the rat race, make a lifestyle change

    We can host 1 or 2 people at a time and would like you to be able to stay for at least 2 months.'

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Elderly Companionship
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    This region is spectacular - you will have time to enjoy the peaceful environment, numerous local walks, fabulous views of the mountains and trips into the Picos de Europa if you'd like to explore further. you can do hiking, climbing skiing,horse-riding,,canoeing and so on. forestry study hostelry, bee keeping, bakery, painting, language exchange,carpentry, eco projects , musical instruments

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help


    We employ 2 cleaners. 1 cook . 1 office worker. 2 gardeners. We would expect you to be an “all-rounder” prepared to muck in where help is needed at anytime

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You will be staying in your own apartment with twin beds, sofa, kitchen, bathroom and balcony. We have great wifi.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are so many outdoor activities here including hiking and climbing. The villages are gorgeous and the main town Potes has most things you could want, including restaurants, bars, coffee shops, Monday market, supermarket, post office, DIY stores and tourist shops. There are plenty of cultural and historical places of interest such as churches, monasteries and a natural history museum. Public transport is limited and to stay with us you need to have a driving licence.

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    we love animals but really we can only take the most well-behaved of dogs who will not bark or be unfriendly to the other guests

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    Hours expected

    4 - 5 hours a day, 5 days/week

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