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Private Villa with private pool in beauty spot within hilltop community

4 Bedrooms |  Sleeps 8

From £ 295 Per Week

Villa - Self Catering

Highlights...

  • Beautiful countryside location along coast

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Private Pool

  • 3.5 km to Sao Martinho Do Porto

  • Private Villa

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Customer Reviews

 

This is a wonderful Villa with private pool located within the beautiful hilltop community that lies along the coast between Sao Martinho and Nazare (Venda Nova).

 

The Villa is great for large families or groups of friends owing to its location and size. The property is located in a very pretty place characteristic of the more rural parts of Portugal yet is very conveniently situated just 3.5kms from Sao Martinho beach and 14kms from Nazare along the coast line that separates the two towns. 

 

In this community you still have easy walking distances to a few cafe/bars (2 or 3) and one great typical Portuguese restaurant (500 metres away). With a car you can reach Sao Martinho Do Porto within a few mins or just walk the 3.5k to Sao Martinho - a gorgeous walk that's really worth doing amongst the farmers, locals and the rustic windmills. 

 

You can walk from the hill down to the local beach too for sunbathing only as this is not a lifeguarded beach and the currents are dangerous. Many people who want a quiet beach experience use this beach as a preference over the town beaches.

 

The Villa itself has 4 bedrooms, 2 of which are en-suite. It has a private terrace and pool and a balcony from which to enjoy your setting.  The Villa is fully equipped with everything you need to cater for your family or guests in comfort. 

 

The bedrooms are arranged as 1 kingsized room and 1 double room and the other bedrooms have two single beds in each room. Therefore the property can sleep 8 people. There is also a cot but please mention that you will need this on booking so bedding can be prepared. 

 

The master bedroom benefits from a huge balcony overlooking the pool. There is an additional balcony from a twin bedroom.

 

The en-suite bathrooms have WC, basin and shower cubical and you'll find one of the en-suites off a double bedroom located downstairs and a twin bedroom upstairs. 

 

In the main bathroom you have a jacuzzi bath with shower over WC and basin. 

 

For evening entertainment (when the sun's down) you have a TV with Satellite channels including English channels, a DVD player and a CD player. There are also games, toys and books to enjoy. The lounge and dining area inside makes for a comfy relaxing environment. 

 

To keep you connected there is free Wi-Fi for the property. 

 

In the day time you can enjoy the outdoors in the surrounding countryside or just stay at your private pool and terrace area where you can use the sunloungers and garden furniture for dining outside. There is an umbrella to give you some shade and a BBQ for outdoor dining. The area is just wonderful for walking around so this is a highly recommended way to spend your time!

 

 

Distances
Beach1.5 km
Bar0.7 km
Airport90 km
Location
Restaurant0.5 km
Supermarket3 km
How to get there

By plane

 

We recommend international travellers fly into Lisbon airport. A number of airlines (including budget airlines) fly direct to Lisbon from all major European destinations. You can find and compare flight prices at http://www.skyscanner.net or download their app for your android or apple device. Alternatively you can fly to Oporto (2.5 hour drive) or Faro (3.5 hour drive).

 

By Road from Lisbon

 

Sao Martinho do Porto is an easy 1 hour drive from the airport on the A8. Taxis and transfers are available (around € 75-100), as well as a number of car hire options. We will provide detailed directions for your car journey. 

 

By train from UK to Lisbon

 

For Lisbon you can take the 10:23am Eurostar from London to Paris and then the 15:50 TGV service to Irún on the Spanish border. Then connect with the 22:00 overnight Sud Express to Lisbon which arrives at 11:03am the following day. The cheapest return fare is about £209 and can be booked through Spanish Rail (020 7725 7063). Please check timings as they may have changed. For information about travelling to Portugal by train, we recommend this excellent website:www.seat61.com

 

From Lisbon to Sao Martinho do Porto by public transport

 

Coaches to Sao Martinho do Porto run several times a day from Lisbon’s Sete Rios coach terminal and the journey time is around 90 minutes. The coach station is a short taxi ride away from the airport (around € 15). Coach information and ticket sales are available at www.rede-expressos.pt

 

By boat from UK to Santander

 

Santander is 880km (7.5 hour drive) away from Sao Martinho do Porto on the Northern coast of Spain. It is served by 8 weekly crossings from the UK ports of Plymouth, Portsmouth and Poole. Crossings take between 20-24 hours and prices can vary considerably. http://www.aferry.co.uk has details of prices and timetables.

About the area

The beautiful town of Sao Martinho Do Porto is built around a beautiful bay naturally shaped by the sea to form a perfect shell. Making the most of the view of the bay a string of cafes and restaurants have emerged offering a diverse range of food and drink.

 

The majority of the restaurants you’ll come across will be traditional Portuguese restaurants specialising in Seafood. Portugal has a superb tradition for fresh fish and shellfish and typically the dishes are reasonably simple making the fresh seafood the feature of the meal. Many traditional restaurants will serve dishes known as Cataplanas. These dishes vary considerably depending on the restaurant but they are delicious and include a variety of seafood cooked with onions and tomatoes to make an extremely tasty casserole. Another traditional dish to look out for is pork with clams.

 

Given the location of Sao Martinho do Porto it suits those wanting to relax on a beach as well as those wanting to soak up some of the wide ranging cultural heritage of the Silver Coast. There is a vast wealth of history and culture in the area and there are many beautiful and picturesque towns too. Below are just some of the many suggestions for a day out in the Silver Coast: 

 

The neighbouring town Nazaré, a charming old fishing town is 14km away.

 

The beautiful medieval borough Óbidos (20 km).

 

Foz Do Arelho with the stunning Obidos Lagoon is 10km.

 

The historic town Alcobaca with the famous monastery is 15km.

 

Peniche, famous for surfing and the renowned supertubos wave is 40km. From here you can catch a boat to the Berlengas Islands - a nature reserve.

 

Lisbon is 100km.

 

The UNESCO world heritage site Sintra with 2 palaces is 90km.

 

The Gothic city Santarém and the museum house of Alpiarça is 70 km.

 

The palace, the church and the convent of Mafra is 90 km.

 

 

Also visit the basilica and the convent of Batalha from the 14th century. The pilgrimage destination Fátima (50 km), the castles of Leiria and Porto do Mos. The University City Coïmbra (100 km), the convent of the tempeliers in Tomar, etc.

 

 
 

Property Rates...

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Date from Date to Min stay Price / Week Note
August 1, 2016 August 31, 2016 3 Nights £945 August 2016
September 1, 2016 September 30, 2016 3 Nights £545 Sept 2016
October 1, 2016 October 31, 2016 3 Nights £345 October 2016
November 1, 2016 March 31, 2017 3 Nights £295 Nov 2016- March 2017
April 1, 2017 April 30, 2017 3 Nights £345 April 2017
May 1, 2017 May 31, 2017 3 Nights £445 May 2017
June 1, 2017 June 30, 2017 3 Nights £545 June 2017
July 1, 2017 July 31, 2017 3 Nights £795 July 2017
August 1, 2017 August 31, 2017 3 Nights £945 August 2017
September 1, 2017 September 30, 2017 3 Nights £545 Sept 2017
October 1, 2017 October 31, 2017 3 Nights £345 October 2017
November 1, 2017 March 31, 2018 3 Nights £295 Nov 2017 - March 2018
 
Notes On Rates...

Please note that an additional management charge of £75 is applied to each holiday.

There is also a refundable security deposit of £150 required.

Christmas/New Year - Bookings of less than 1 week over this period will be charged for 1 week and the security deposit increases to £300.

Security Deposit: £150

*Management charge paid in advance

*The security deposit increases to £300 over the Christmas and New Year period

 
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