Can not recommend enough!
We are a french family living in Portugal for 3 years. We have remodeled a big house in Caparica where we live and have created a separate space for midterm hosting.
The whole house works around our lifestyle, so there are spaces to be together, some to be quiet in your cocoon, some to enjoy the garden and the sun, some to chill in the shadow. Last but not least, we work from home and spend a lot of time at the beach for surfing, kitesurfing, fishing, walking,...