Homestay in Masnou, near Barcelona - Spain




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  • Description


    We're a family with two kids: Laura (40), Uri (41), Bruna (10) and Gael (5). We live in El Masnou, a village between the mountains and the beach, and well connected to Barcelona (only 25 minutes to the city center by train/car).

    We like to share our house and our day to day with foreign people. For us is like travelling and meeting new cultures and languages without moving from home. We would prefer to have references of you.

    During weekdays we are very busy working so it's nice to have help with the kids and the some housework. On weekends and holidays we love to play with our children and we use to go to the mountains.

    Some things you must know about us:
    - We have a cat
    - We speak Catalan at home, with our friends and family (we can speak Spanish but is not ours first language)
    - Uri is vegetarian (not Laura and the kids)

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We would like to share with you our culture and experience. We can teach you to speak some Catalan or Spanish, how to cook a paella, and maybe we can take you to rock climb :) In exchange we would like to practice english or french everyday (or other languages) and to know more about your culture and experience in life.

  • Help


    We will appreciate your help from SEPTEMBER onwards and for as long as posible :)

    We are looking for an English/French speaking person, to help us with our kids in the afternoons and evening during weekdays, playing and talking a lot with them, maybe someday taking them to school in the morning and also do some small house chores (tidying up the kitchen in the evenings...).
    We are looking for someone responsible who really loves kids.

    You can also help us:
    - Language or music classes
    - Painting tasks, maintenance and restoration
    - With in our family business: an online shop and blog (about travel and going to the mountain with kids). We need some help in photography, copywriting, SEO, Community Management, Google Adwords...

    We prefer stays of at least 1 month.
    The help will be around 20 hours/week only from Monday to Friday, so you’ll have plenty of time.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Catalan, Spanish, English, Italian

  • Accommodation


    In exchange we offer food and accommodation. Your room will be half playroom, separated with a curtain (see photo) with a sofa-bed and a wardrobe.
    We live in a house and the playroom is in the basement, next to the sunny garden.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We would like to have references of you, so if you don't have references in Workaway, please send us other references.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    3-4 hours from Monday to Friday

Host ref number: 896628382959