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Villa With Large Heated Private Pool And Enclosed Garden



Updated: 28-Aug-2016
Villa in Salir do Porto, Silver Coast - 5min Drive Or 20min Walk To S.Martinho Do Porto Child Friendly Beach

The villa is set within it's own walled grounds, providing perfect security and tranquility. Driving in through the electric gate you find the villa nestled in a large (2500sqm) mature, child friendly, walled garden. The villa itself has been recently refurbished and has all modern facilities. There is a private 10 x 5m heated swimming pool, with an additional 3m square child's pool. For child safety, both pools are fenced from the main garden and BBQ area. The pool is NOT shared.

The villa is a 20 minute walk away from safe beach of Salir do Porto or few minutes drive to Sao Martinho do Porto. Spaciously laid out, with 3 bedrooms, two bathrooms, large kitchen/breakfast room and large living room. PlayStation, DVD player and LCD TV are provided. For those with younger families there is a highchair, cot, pushchair and paddling pool available - please request when booking.

PLEASE NOTE: From Feb 2014 British broadcasters are moving/stopping satellite TV coverage outside the UK. We are currently reviewing the impact and alternatives, but it may be possible that no TV channels are available.

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"We just had to say thank you. What a fantastic place. Our kids just loved the pool and running around in the grounds. With the enclosed walls and fenced in pool we could relax in the peace of mind that nothing could happen to them. Just what a holiday should be. Thank you - we'll be booking next year shortly." Ann and James, Hampshire.

"Thank you very much for renting your beautiful villa to us. We loved the house and the garden made it extra special. It was wonderful to be right in the middle of a forest" Helena and Richard, London.

"We really had a wonderful time. the house was very pleasant, bigger than we imagined and nicely secluded. It was lovely, fresh and well equipped." Sara, Paris.
Jul 2007
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8 Reviews

based on 8 holidaymaker reviews


Lovely, quiet peaceful family holiday

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for nearly a month and would love to come back. The quiet surroundings, pool and enclosed gardens made it perfect for our 5 year old twins, and there was plenty of space for all. Charlie and Alison were always on call, friendly and available when we needed to speak to someone. (We needed a doctors appointment for our son one day).

Near to many beaches, water park, hyper markets and historic towns we weren't far from what we wanted to do if the weather was a bit cloudy. There's a file with plenty of ideas where to go. The majority of tourists are either Portuguese, Spanish or French which was nice to. Thank you to both of you, hope to see you next year

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a wonderful time. Thank you for your kind words and we'll hopefully see you again next year.
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Great Family Villa

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at the villa - in fact it was so good we have been 3 times! The villa and grounds are fantastic - lots of space and safe for the kids with the walled garden and fenced off pool area.

When we weren't playing in the pool or enjoying the bbq we explored the fantastic local beaches, enjoyed the history at Obidos and surrounding region and took a day trip into Lisbon for a bit of shopping and culture - and some great cakes :)

We loved the fact that the local area feels really Portugese not like one of the Costas full of Brits.

Great place to stay for families!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Romantic Setting Amazing Pool

  • 5 of 5

My Husband and I stayed in this villa for 10 days in September and had an amazing holiday.

The setting is simply perfect, very romantic getaway. Beautiful surroundings and loved starting every day with breakfast by the large pool.

The house was immaculate and included everything you would need. My husband and I always stay in villa's, not liking hotels and this is definitely one of the best we have stayed in very private, clean and like a home from home.

The surrounding area offers a nice beach and some good restaurants. We took a day trip to Lisbon which due to such quiet roads took no time to get to and I would highly recommend this.

I don't often write reviews but I was so impressed by the villa I decided to give credit, definitely somewhere we will revisit!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Looking forward to coming back

  • 5 of 5

We are looking for our holiday for next year and are thinking of staying here again. We have two families, each with 2 kids. The kids stayed together in the third bedroom - it works really well as a dormitory with the two singles and the bunk beds. There's plenty of seating inside and out and it's great to have no worries about the kids running around the completely private grounds, making as much noise as they like.

There's a great steak restaurant we found in Salir (about 10-15 min walk, or a couple of minutes in the car). Other great restaurants in San Martinho and up and down the coast.

A car is a necessity, but there's some lovely early morning runs to be had - about 10km round to the far end of the San Martinho bay and back.

Alison, who manages the villa is fantastic, knowledgeable and extremely helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sally, we are delighted you had such a great time. We're dealing with your enquiry for this year.
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Wonderful holiday

  • 4 of 5

Lovely spacious villa (plenty of space for 2 families of 4) - with everything we could need for a week's holiday. We loved the secluded location, the BBQ and the warm pool - it was particularly good having the safe shallow kids part of the pool. The table tennis table was also a big hit with the kids!

The local beaches at Salir Do Porto and Sao Martinho are definitely worth a visit - very safe for children. Obidos and Sintra are also definitely worth seeing too.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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I booked the villa following the previous reviews.

These we made a few years ago

The villa internally was fine clean, fully furnished etc apart from beds that kept falling apart!!

Externally it's tired

The pool decking is loose with screws sticking out in places

Are stay started with the owner meeting us saying the villa has a fly infestation due to dropping figs,

It was actually due to horses in the farm that is part of the villa now with people accessing it via the villa gates

These flys were the most irritating things we had ever come across, going in your ears and mouth instantly as you walked outside, great for my young children!!

The horses also brought more problems as day 2 we woke to find a 10" dead rat in the pool obviously drawn buy the stables within the villa

After this the pool was unusable :(

The only way we survived this hellhole was to go everyday to the local beaches

Which I must add are fantastic all along the coastline

Come to salir do Porto but please don't stay at


  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Lisbon at 100 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Salir do Porto at 1 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Prais del Rey at 15 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A8 at 5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Salir do Porto at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Salir do Porto at 1.5 Kilometres Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Attractions within 5-30 mins drive include: beaches, golf, mountain biking, beach walks, naturist beaches, surfing, wind surfing, water sports, horse riding, deep sea diving, religious and historic sites, areas of outstanding natural beauty.

Surfing - Dont miss the biggest wave ever surfed - just 12 miles away.

Largest set of dinosaur tracks in the world just an hour away, 10km from Fatima.


Salir do Porto is at the foot of the village with an incredible sandbank and boardwalk. Sao Martinho do Porto with its safe and sheltered sweeping beach is a continuation of Salir do Porto's beach/boardwalk. Obidos Lagoon with some wonderful views is less than 10 mins by car. Nazare offers a lively town and is also less than 15 mins by car. Peniche or Baleal is famous for windsurfing and can be reached within 30 minutes. The coast line outshines the Algarve for number and variety.


Lisbon airport is less than a one hour drive on the A8 motorway. Car hire is recommended in order to take full advantage of the villa's location.

Low cost airlines fly direct to Lisbon. BA & TAP from Heathrow, Monarch-direct from Gatwick, Easyjet-Stansted and Luton, RyanAir From Liverpool, Dublin and Stansted, Thomson from Manchester, BMI Baby from Birmingham.

Several airlines fly to Porto, just over 2 hours to the north.S.Martinho is also easily accessible by bus/train from Lisbon.


Sao Martinho do Porto (Beach/Restaurants/Bars) 3 mins drive. Caldas Da Rainha (Spa & Shopping), Foz do Arelho (Surfing) and Obidos (Medieval Walled Town) 15 min drive. Alcabaca (Cathedral/Monastery City) 20 min drive. Peniche/Baleal (Surfing, Sailing & Diving) and Praia D'El Rey (Excellent Golf Course) 25 min drive. Fatima (Place of Pilgrimage) 50 min drive. Lisbon Airport 1 hr drive. Porto airport approx 2 hr drive.

Further Details:

Salir do Porto with beach, cafes, cash point, restaurants & shops. Sao Martinho do Porto offers beach, restaurants, banks, coffee shops, tourist information centre and supermarkets. Foz do Arelho has numerous bars, restaurants and the beach. Caldas da Rainha offers daily markets and is a bustling town with over 55,000 population and offers the greatest variety of shops.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 2
29 Apr 2017 - 27 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3
28 May 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 1
15 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please book by e-mail. Deposit required to secure booking with balance due 8 weeks before holiday start date. The property has a non-smoking policy.

Changeover Day:
Please contact owner.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in a UK Pounds. June - September, Saturday or Wednesday changeovers only. A 25% deposit is due on reservation with the balance payable 8 weeks prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 28-Aug-2016
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...


  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • bay
  • caves
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 270 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 3 with bath/shower over, WC, bidet and basin. Spacious family bathroom with bath/shower over, wc, bidet and basin.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 4 Single Bed, 2 singles and 2 bunks
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot, Ensuite bathroom. Cot available on request
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6-8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with twin beds and a set of bunk beds, French doors onto terrace. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Bedroom 3 with double bed, en-suite and French doors onto terrace.


  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Just a few minutes drive from the sheltered beaches and bustling promenade of Sao Martinho do Porto. Ideal for a large group or family, this property boast extensive private grounds and mature gardens giving the utmost privacy for socialising, sunbathing, and relaxing at the same time providing parents with piece of mind due to the fact that the grounds are fully walled and gated. The property is cool even on the hottest of days and provides the potential for welcome relief after a long day at the beach. For rental in the cooler months the property has full central heating, for which a small additional charge may be made. Outside: A large decked and grassed pool area includes a 10*5m heated pool and 3*3m childrens pool (approx 60cm deep). Both pools are securely fenced from the remaining villa gardens and BBQ area with lockable gates. The decking and grass provides ample space for the sun loungers and a sun shade revolves to provide shade to either the for outdoor lunch (table seats 8) or the pool area for shaded relaxation. The villa itself is surrounded by a paved terrace and the front and back gardens are laid to grass with many mature architectural plants and trees interspersed, these areas also provide space for sunbathing as well a safe area for children to play. In addition to these garden areas there is ample paved area for children to run/play/scoot and for several cars to be parked (all within the gated secure area). This villa and grounds truly offer seclusion and privacy. Utility Room: Ironing board, iron, hair dryer, cot, pushchair and highchair provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Property cleaned and linen changed per visit. Villa towels and linen provided, please bring your own beach towels. Other: The villa is decorated to a high standard and offers complete security and privacy as the grounds are walled and gated with a telephone entry system.

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