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4 bedroom, 4 bathroom villa with large private heated pool

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

About the property

Well appointed villa walking distance from golf, tennis,beach, bars, restaurants.

Casa Isabella is a luxury villa located within walking distance of vast unspoilt sandy beaches on the Praia d'El Rey Golf and Beach Resort with its award winning, championship golf course. The villa is 5mins walk from the golf clubhouse and tennis academy (with 7 floodlit courts), 10mins from the 5* Marriott with superb restaurants, bars, spa, gym and pools. The resort offers 2 kids clubs and tennis camp and there are a number of well run surf and paddle boarding schools nearby. Off resort there are plenty of interesting historical towns and beaches to visit and activities for children and adults alike (vineyards, restaurants & beach bars, scuba diving, windsurfing, sailing, horse riding, other golf courses at Bom Successo and Royal Obidos amongst others). This spacious villa is well equipped with travel cot, highchair, TV, DVD, WiFi, and the layout works well for 1 or 2 families. Outside, the villa has its own large, private heated swimming pool, built-in BBQ and sheltered outdoor eating area, all set in a beautiful garden.

Kate Malone
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
28 January, 2017

About Kate Malone

We live in the UK and have our holiday home in Praia d'El Rey. As a family, we have been coming to Portugal since we were young children 30+ years ago and have always loved the kindness of the Portuguese people and the beauty of the country. Since growing up and now having young families of our own, we love being able to spend time at our house in Portugal. We like to explore, have a bit of beach time - all the children have learned to surf and play golf in the last couple of years - and pool fun and relaxation. We adore the food and culture of Lisbon but more than anything, have found that this is the one holiday destination where we truly relax.

Kate Malone purchased this villa in 2004

Why Kate Malone chose Obidos

We bought the house here in Praia d'El Rey because it still feels like 'real' Portugal in this area. It doesn't have the intense heat of the Algarve, but regularly hits 30 degrees in the summer - plenty hot enough with our young children!

The beaches are fabulous - miles and miles of sand, and many of those miles with hardly a soul on them - and with our family members being keen tennis players, golfers and surfers, there is masses for us to do in the area. We have explored the immediate vicinity and love the beaches, restaurants, small pretty towns, and further afield have rather fallen in love with Lisbon. We have yet to explore Porto - maybe next year.

For teens, as well as the golf and tennis, there is go-karting, paint balling, bowling, sailing, surfing and a vibrant night life in the nearby towns of Ferrel and Baleal.

What makes this villa unique

The house is well laid out. We usually go on our own as a family of 4, or with another family, when each family can have a floor to themselves, or the adults can be on one floor with all the children on another. We have set the house up to be flexible in this way - with twins made up as a superking bed on the ground floor if required.

We had the pool heated about 7 years ago and don't regret that for a second. Unheated pools on the resort can be very chilly and I for one prefer a balmy 29 degrees.

We like to keep things simple when we are in our home from home. Some good music on, getting the guitar out, or grabbing wetsuits and heading down to the beach for a surf, then a bbq with friends when we get back, and a movie for the kids - a perfect way to spend a holiday!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)


Beautiful home from home Villa

  • 5 of 5

We've just returned from an 11 night stay at Casa Isabella and what an amazing holiday we had. The owner, Kate, was extremely helpful from start to finish and the communication was brilliant. Our party ranged in age from 10 months to 70 years and everyone was well catered for. Kate's excellent knowledge of the area helped us plan days out before we went and nothing was too much trouble. The facilities in the villa were brilliant making it a true home from home experience. I would not hesitate to recommend this villa to anyone. It's simply beautiful.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

The Villa is so well equipped with everything you need.

The WIFI is welcome and there is a brilliant info pack with everything you need to know.

In our opinion the Villa is situated in the best area of PDL and not too busy.

The Villa is clean and all rooms ensuite. The pool was cleaned nearly every day and the pool heating was welcome as the temp drops a little at night which we didn't mind.

We played golf at Praia del Rey and the club house is 5 minutes walk and a fantastic beach nearby also. The Atlantic gives a nice cool breeze.

Obidos Golf is only 5 mins drive and fantastic food.

We needed a car to get around as Praia del Rey is some distance from the nearest town but well worth the visits to Obidos and Peniche as we shopped at the local markets which are such good value.

There were a few flies around which were a little nuisance but there are fly nets on the windows which worked wonders.

All in all we would recommend the villa to golfers and families as it is well equipped for both and local facilities have everything you need

Thanks for a great holiday


  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Just What We Were Looking For!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved Casa Isabella and would highly recommend it. Were we a party of 8 (4 adults 4 kids) and were really pleased with the location, size and facilities. The owners recommended nearby beaches, activities and local amenities - all the information was invaluable (particularly the English speaking Butchers!)

We loved our day trip to Obidos, the beach at Baleal and having a go at Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) in the lagoon. Our favourite memories of the villa are the pleasure the kids got out of the pool and the numerous BBQ's!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful villa

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Casa Isabella for 2 weeks and had an amazing time. The villa is very spacious and beautifully decorated, it really is a home away from home. The outdoor area has very large pool with lovely green areas and an outdoor bbq. Kate was fantastic to deal with, extremely helpful and accommodating and provided us with all information on the resorts and the surrounding towns. I would highly recommend this villa, we will definitely be back next year!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you - so pleased you had a fantastic time. I'm just back yesterday - sob. Discovered paddleboarding on the lagoon this year and some great new restaurants. Can't wait to be back!
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  • 4 of 5

We found this house absolutely perfect for our needs, very quiet, comfortable, clean and well equiped, probably because family owned and used, shop for our daily needs a short walk away as was a restaurant.

Further afield excellent choice of restaurtants and places of interest.

We will certainly return!

  • Review Submitted: May 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 2 weeks and had an amazing time. The villa is beautifully decorated, with loads of space and very comfortable beds, and basically everything you could possibly need. It has a fantastic outdoor space, including a lovely warm pool and great BBQ area. We loved the area, and will definitely be coming back.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Winter 2016/Spring 2017
18 Dec 2016 - 1 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Early summer 2017
2 Apr 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Peak season 2017
16 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Autumn 2017
3 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £350

Booking Notes:
A 25% non refundable deposit to secure booking with full balance due 8 weeks prior to arrival. At the time the balance is paid we require a £350 security deposit, refundable after your stay. Payments can be made in sterling or euros. We have some flexibility with pricing depending on numbers in your party.

Changeover Day:
Our preferred changeover day is a Saturday during July and August and we ask you to leave the house by around 10 in the morning so that the house can be prepared for the next guests. We do, however, try to be flexible with all of this so do always ask!

Notes on prices:
Prices for the property per week in UK Pounds. 25% deposit required to secure booking with balance payable 8 weeks prior to departure. £350 refundable security deposit with balance. Pool heating included in rental prices. We don't offer pool heating between end October and beginning April. With smaller groups we can offer some flexibility on pricing.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Praia D'el Rey in Silver Coast - Leiria Region

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • lake
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 3 bathrooms have baths with overhead showers and double basins. 4th bathroom has shower cubicle and single basin. All have WC and bidet.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Master bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , Room for cot / travel cot which we can provide at no charge
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Room for cot / travel cot which we can provide at no charge
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 + cot (4 bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - superking bed, bathroom, dressing room, balcony Bedroom 2 - kingsize bed, bathroom, balcony Bedrooms 3 & 4 - twin beds with bathrooms and terrace. Beds can be made up as superkings Travel cot available in house Hairdryers in all bedrooms
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
A hamper of food and additional cleaning service can be arranged with local property manager at small additional cost

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