• Location: Quinta do Lago
  • Type: Permanent
  • Categories Couple, Housekeeping
  • Salary €20,000 - €30,000 Per Year
  • ID 3977

Silver Swan is currently seeking an experienced, responsible Housekeeper OR Couple for a stunning villa in Quinta do Lago, Portugal. This is a live out role, so we are ideally looking for candidates who are already based locally, or are happy to relocate. The successful Housekeeper or Couple must speak English and Portuguese fluently. While my client’s priority is finding a Housekeeper / Head Housekeeper, we are also open to Couples who have worked together previously.

This beautiful 13 bedroom villa is used by the family during the Summer months, and they may rent it out privately throughout the remainder of the year. Because this is a part time residence, we are looking for an experienced Housekeeper, or a Couple who can manage the property all year round. There are two cars provided for work purposes.

Please note: EU passport holders only. We do not offer visa sponsorship. Candidates who do not have an EU passport will not be considered.


  • Daily management of the villa
  • Housekeeping duties
  • Cleaning, laundry, and ironing
  • Arranging and overseeing contractors
  • Driving duties
  • Tennis court and swimming pool maintenance
  • Welcoming and looking after family and guests
  • Ensuring the villa is fully stocked and prepared for owners’ arrival
  • Shopping and errands
  • Reporting any issues to the owners

Ideal candidate:

  • EU passport holders only
  • Must be based locally or happy to relocate
  • Previous experience in chalets, villas, or households as a Housekeeper or Couple
  • Flexibility to work longer days when the family are visiting
  • Driver essential


  • Working week: 5 days / week – flexibility to work longer days when the family are visiting, hours area more relaxed for the rest of the year
  • Start: ASAP
  • Salary: Up to €30,000 (Housekeeper) €6,000 per month (Couple) – my clients are happy to be flexible for the right candidate
  • Accommodation not provided

Job status: LIVE
Responsible consultant: Laura Reeves

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