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All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 2
Persons: 2
Category: Hospitality
Host ID: 87026
Country: Portugal

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Last Updated: June 3, 2019

We are a boutique Surfhouse located in Sintra, Portugal. We have 6 private rooms and 2 dorms. In total, with our resident staff members we reach a max of 30 people. The house is situated 10 minutes drive from the best local beaches and surfspots around. Its a beautiful and careful designed building trying to mix rural, cultural, beach and surf traveling all in one. We are a very proud brand and are always trying to develop our service. Included for guests are surfclasses, breakfast, lunch and dinners, pool, full equiped gym, bycicles, spa and yoga classes. We have 3 acres of a plain garden field surrounding the house.

We are looking for:

- A chef: a paid position. Responsible for the food operations of the house. Production and service of dinners. Stock and purchase managing. This is for you if you have professional experience in the food business or a great will, passion and knowledge about food. Looking for a casual, slow paced, but high quality service.

- A general maintenance helper: volunteering position. Help maintaining the garden, taking care of plants outside and inside the house. Help with house maintenance, helping fixing general house problems, such as electrical, structural, water, and general house equipments. This is for you if you have: Love for gardening and fixing little house problems. A general knowledge and experience in general house and garden maintenance.

- A dinner shift helper: A volunteering position. Help the Chef producing, preparing and serving dinner. Help with setting the tables, help with basic cooking prep, help serving a three course meal, help cleaning after meal. This is for you if you have: love food and cooking, have the most basic cooking skills, the most basic notion of waiting for a group of guests, a basic food and kitchen hygiene awareness.

Our staff is always international. We constantly have in our team several nationalities from all over the world, with ages ranging from 20s to 30s. Although we proud ourselves with the best customer service we can provide, we have an unique "hostel like" aproach in our relationship with the business and guests. You will be using freely of the same spaces, infrastructures, meals and utilities we provide our guests. We recieve guests from all walks of life, coming from all the four corners of the world, both in families and solo. We promote and expect interaction between our staff and guests. Its part of the experience we want to offer that the house works and feels like a group of great hosts welcoming a group of soon to be friends, wishing both parts will say goodbye with that bittersweet smile of future happy days.

In acordance to your shift schedule you will be able to join all our daily surf classes and trips for free. Learn with our coaches and experienced staff and practice as much as you like with our equipment. Its a good way to get to know the world famous waves of Sintra, be it you are just getting started, or have been doing it for years.

You can join our daily Yoga classes for free, use our sports equipment and bycicles.

You can join our trips to Sintra town, where you will be able to see beautiful nature landscape, UNESCO heritage monuments, get to know the local food culture, learn portuguese and mingle with locals.

You can learn or improve on all aspects of what it takes to make a guest-stay a never to forget life experience.

But most importantly, you will meet amazing people from all around the world while learning how to surf in one of the most beautiful beaches we have in Portugal.

We offer accomodation in a staff room in our house shared by 3 people.
You will have included the same breakfast and lunch buffet and the three course dinners our guests have

Our house is surrounded by nature, so the only way to get to the beach is either car, motorcycle, or bycicle. We provide the last ones, but the others are dependent on surf trips, shopping and other needs.

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