Wake up in greenery and help maintain a house in Kuantan, Malaysia



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    Hi! We are seeking help to maintain & do simple project on maintaining a house which also happens to be where you will be staying.

    Hence, bonus points for those who are good in:
    -gardening/green hands/ maintaining plants
    -handy work
    -working with tools
    -good with cats

    We love for you to cook us your home cook meals and share our food culture together. So do expect home cook meals & feel free to cook your own too. We could also do barbecue during free time.

    We have a cat too , please keep him entertained =) You can bike with him around the neighbourhood ( he loves it!) and keep his little box clean. We also have 3 tortoises in a tank, which need weekly change of water.

    You will be having your own room,private en suite and lots of privacy. The house is surrounded by greenery. There are plenty of wildlife around the area for you to spot if you have a keen eye and some luck! Resident animal around here includes- 2 pair of hornbills, a pair of grey eagle, night owl, a family of wild boars, phython snake, monitor lizard, birds & kingfishes, dusky langur and short tail macaque

    We have bicycle for you to cycle around, just less than 10mins cycle to the beach, you could do it every morning. We also have an awesome hiking trail just nearby, lots of nature if you’re up for it.

    CURRENT PROJECT ( October 2022)

    In the house
    -Sand down refurbished wooden stools & chair and varnish them
    -Sand down wooden porch gate & varnish them

    -We are doing a photoshoot for the cafe, we need model for posing too

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Workaways will stay like local, in a lovely neighbourhood. Near to town and let us know what you would like to experience any local events and we will hook you up with them or bring you there!

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Basic house keeping, cleaning, entertaining our cats, gardening, cleaning tortoise tank, cooking

    CURRENT PROJECT ( August-Sep 2022)
    -Sand down refurbished wooden stools & chair and varnish them
    -Sand down wooden porch gate & varnish them
    -We are also looking for people who has hospitality experience to help out with our new project

    Task will updated from time to time

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Chinese (Mandarin): Fluent
    Chinese (Cantonese): Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange

  • Accommodation


    You will be staying in house with your own private room, private bathroom.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Kuantan is a beach town neighbouring numerous fishing villages and surrounded by lush \rainforest. You can go for beach hopping, hiking, trekking, waterfalls, running, diving, swimming, cycling, kite-surfing and surfing. It's not the usual touristic place you'll find in other parts of Malaysia.

  • 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

    Yes we do

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have an empty land next to our property.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    20 hours maximum

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Host ref number: 989269927372