On our 1-month Tavira program, you will experience life like a local in Lisbon, Portugal with a community of remote professionals eager to understand the world, step out of their comfort zone, and embark on one of the most memorable months of their life. Enjoy mild fall weather and take advantage of this opportunity to explore this colorful city during the off-season with fewer crowds. Watch Lisbon come to life as you celebrate the harvest festival of St. Martin, sampling roasted chestnuts and newly-matured wines.
This program is named after the town of Tavira, a former Roman settlement and fortress once occupied by the Moors. Located on the Algarve coast, this historic city is a joy to discover, filled with character and charm. As you explore Lisbon and Portugal, may the centuries-old history and rich culture inspire you.
On our Cruz Learn & Travel program, you will enhance your Spanish skills while also having the time to pursue professional goals and explore Latin America.
To ensure an optimized learning experience, you will be placed with fellow learners according to your level, and you will be able to customize the level of fluency you would like to commit to.
On this Learn & Travel program, you can expect:
*Add-on language packages are available at an additional cost
Portugal’s beguiling coastal capital is one of the oldest cities in the world. Situated on the Atlantic Ocean and Tagus Estuary, Lisbon is known for its spectacular panoramic viewpoints, charming historic trams, colorful pastel buildings, and impressive architecture centuries in the making. The “City of Seven Hills” is a haven for creatives, with plenty of painted azulejo tiles, mesmerizing Fado music, and winding cobblestone streets just waiting for you to discover. Spend your days enjoying delectable pasteis de nata (custard tarts), discovering the historic Alfama district, or catching a technicolor sunset from one of this hilled city’s famed miradouros (viewpoints). You will surely be captivated by this multicultural and many-faceted city.
You will be staying in a spacious house with 14 private bedrooms or in 2-3 bedroom apartments within walking distance from the workspace. You’ll love the great location, culturally rich atmosphere, and easy access to countless activities.
There may be options to upgrade to a private apartment after booking.
You are responsible for your flight to the Remote Year destination city and your flight out from the destination. You are also responsible for all visas and travel insurance needed. Meals are also not included.
Program sizes always vary, but we usually have between 25-40 people on each program.
Significant Other: Yes, we’d love to have your significant other sign up for the program too! If you are sharing a bedroom, you will both receive 20% off each monthly fee. After you pay your down payment, just send us a message here and we’ll send you discounted invoices,
Pets: We are not able to support pets on programs currently, but we are going to do our best to continue exploring this option and will update you in the future if it becomes viable.
The full policy around visitors in Remote Year accommodations varies per destination, accommodation, and the preferences of your roommate(s) (if you have one or more). The comfort and space for your visitor will vary greatly by accommodation, so it will be up to you to determine if your living space is sufficient for your visitor. Visitors must be approved by the Program Leader and roommates. When they can be accommodated, visitors can stay in Remote Year accommodations for a maximum of 3 nights of any single month.
We will be doing pickups from Lisbon airport at 2-3 scheduled windows within the day. We will share exact times during the onboarding process, but expect the window to be around 10am - 4pm.
Yes, after booking, you’ll receive an Onboarding survey to indicate your living preferences, food restrictions, and allergies.
Yes, you will always have wifi and workspace access.
We have access to local doctors, local health resources, and health services in close proximity.
We chose this destination because we think it’s a great time to be in this destination. Please keep updated on weather forecasts.
We always work with our safety and security partner, International SOS, to determine the best destinations for each of our programs with your safety in mind.
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