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Stunning Villa with pool in perfect location only minutes from everything



Updated: 19-Oct-2016
Villa in Sao Martinho do Porto, Silver Coast, Portugal - Superb Location, only a few mins walk from Beach, Bars, Restaurants and Market

Stunning villa situated on a large corner plot on a small select development with private pool and parking. The fabulous sheltered shell shaped bay with it's safe sandy beach (pictured) and the friendly local market, with fresh vegetables, fish, bread etc plus the brand new recently opened Intermarche Supermarket are all less than 5 mins walk away. Large gardens and patios to the front, side and rear. All bedrooms have private balconies and the villa is fully air-conditioned and equipped with all modern facilities, including satellite TV. Because of its superb location (with ample private parking for up to 6 vehicles) a car is not essential. We believe this is the best positioned villa of its size in the town, only minutes walk away from the beach, bars, shops and restaurants. Absolutely perfect for families requiring a pool or beach holiday, or simply as a base to explore the historic surrounding areas, eg Obidos, Fatima, Alcobaca, Sintra, Lisbon.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

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Carole Lloyd (Lancashire). Party of 9, June 10. 'We absolutely loved Sao Martinho and as for the Villa, it was amazing. We all loved it. The children really enjoyed the pool, we struggled to get them out of it. The surrounding areas are really lovely and we managed to see quite alot of the towns around. All in all, a really enjoyable holiday and definitely somewhere we would look to return to.

S Simpson (Manchester). Party of 8, June '12. Superb, spacious well equipped Villa in excellent location close to everything. Have booked again for next year!

W Patten. May '13. Had a fantastic week in your spacious and comfortable Villa, would recommend to anyone and would definitely return.

A Beel (Leicester). July '13. Great Villa, great location. Absolutely loved it, certainly would book again.
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Great Family Holiday Villa!

  • 4 of 5

Villa was booked for a family holiday and the property was perfect for a large family and close to all the amenities. The bedrooms and living areas were spacious and well furnished, however, additional towels would have been helpful because of the size of our party. Laundry facilities are very good so it wasn't a huge problem. The location of the villa is ideal because it is very close to the market for fresh food and the supermarket is only a short distance away.

Sao Martinho is a lovely resort for families having a beautiful beach, affordable restaurants and good weather. We will certainly be returning to this accommodation in the future with our growing family.

Personal thanks go to Lisa for helping us to make this such a wonderful holiday.

The Jaggar/Heins family

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Villa Fantastic location!!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a fantastic 2 week family holiday in this beautiful and very spacious villa. On arrival we found the villa to be very clean and well equipped for the number of people staying. The kids loved the pool, there were plenty of sunbeds to go round and the table tennis table was a big hit too!! We were pleased to find that it was only a short walk from the beach, restaurants and supermarket. We particularly loved the little market, which is only a 2 minute walk from the villa, where we were able to get fresh bread and fruit every morning.

On an evening we were spoiled for choice with the restaurants and we found the prices extremely reasonable!! The little train that runs from the front is a must, it is cheaply priced and gives you the opportunity to take in the beautiful views of San Martinho!! We would definitely recommend this villa for a great family holiday and will be returning ourselves in the future!!

The Heins and Jaggar families Castleford West Yorks

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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wonderful holiday

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a wonderful two week holiday staying at this beautiful villa. We were on a family holiday with two babies parents & grandparents. It was ideal for all generations. The villa was very well equipped especially the kitchen. It was very clean. The location was excellent with a fresh market on the doorstep also a supermarket 10 min walk. There were beautiful restaurants very nearby not to mention the beautiful beach & promenade

We will definitely return

Marion Dublin

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Stunning Villa, Fantastic Location

  • 5 of 5

We returned from a wonderful 10 day stay last week.

The villa was much larger than we expected and was decorated beautifully to a very high standard. It had everything we needed to have a perfect holiday, we had some lovely BBQ's around the relaxing pool area and had lots of fun with the ping pong table!

The location was perfect with shops, restaurants and the beach all in walking distance!

Lisa and Ann were extremely helpful throughout and even bought a 3rd cot for the villa which saved us bringing one out with us.

There were 9 adults and 3 infants in our party and every one of us would highly recommend both the Villa and Sao Martinho Do Porto!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Villa in perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic villa in perfect location for the beach, bars, restaurants and shops!

Lovely pool and gardens. The villa was very clean and well equipped, with absolutely gorgeous decor.

We absolutely loved Sao Martinho and the friendly people there. I wouldn't hesitate to rebook!!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect Family Holiday accommodation and location

  • 5 of 5

The Villa was ideal for my 3 grandchildren and six other family members, We all had very comfortable bedrooms (with room to spare). Villa as a whole was very spacious, decorated and fitted to a high standard. It was great to have air conditioning, although the design of the building meant we rarely needed it. Loved the downstairs indoor games area leading out into the Pool Area, especially the kids. Location is spot-on, within walking distance to the local market, shops, restaurants, bars and supermarket and of course the lovely family friendly beach. The town and bay is one of the best holiday locations I have stayed at, The locals and mostly Portuguese holiday makers provide a very welcoming and friendly atmosphere.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Lisbon at 90 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Tony's Tapas Bar at 100 Metres Nearest Golf : Praia del Rey at 50 Kilometres Nearest Train : Sao Martinho do Porto at 1 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A8 at 3 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Samar Bar at 120 Metres Nearest Beach : Sao Martinho do Porto at 200 Metres Car: not necessary


Only a few minutes walk to the safe sandy beach, with shops, restaurants and bars. At the opposite end of the bay is the nature reserve, with its boardwalks, wildlife and stunning sand dunes. Tents offering shade from the hot summer sun, pedalos, sailing and fishing available in high summer. With the newly constructed promenade, plus the nature reserve, Sao Martinho is a walkers or cyclists paradise.


Lisbon, less than 1 hours drive away and only approximately 3km from the A8 Motorway. The local railway station with links direct to Lisbon is only a short walk away. Also, local bus services.


The Silver Coast has no less than 5 World Heritage Sites. Obidos and Alcobaca are only 20 mins drive away, with Batalha, Fatima and the Golden Palaces of Sintra less than 1 hour. The fabulous beaches of Foz do Arelho and Nazare are less than 15 minutes drive away. This is an ideal base to explore the true heritage of Portugal.

Further Details:

All amenities, including beach, bars, banks, newly built supermarket, shops and restaurants are all only a short walk away.


Rental rates

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1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
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1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
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1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
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1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
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15 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
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1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
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1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
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1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Bookings are in UK pounds, 25% deposit required, balance due 8 weeks prior to arrival. A £200 damage deposit is required, which is refundable within 7 to 10 days after departure. Guests are requested to vacate the villa by 11am on the day of departure. The Villa is available for new arrivals from 4pm. We will endeavor to be flexible whenever possible (dependent on the booking situation). You will be met on arrival at the property.

Changeover Day:
Weekends preferred (Saturdays or possibly Sunday), unless by arrangement.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Discounts considered for under occupancy and longers stays (excludes peak season). Contact owner.

Deposit of 25% is due at time of booking. Balance due 8weeks prior to departure.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 19-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town


  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 35 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom with bath/shower over, sink, wc and bidet. En-suite Bathroom with shower, sink, wc and bidet. Bathroom (Ground Floor) with shower, sink, wc and bidet. Bathroom (Basement) with hydro-massage shower (with light and radio), sink, wc and bidet.


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot, Room for cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, room for extra bed or cot
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed, room for cot
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed, Ground floor Bedroom with adjacent Bathroom. Room for cot.
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 plus baby (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: kingsize with en-suite facility and balcony. Bedroom 2: with twin beds and balcony. Bedroom 3: with twin beds and balcony. Bedroom 4: with twin beds and balcony. Bedroom 5: (ground floor) double bed settee.


  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: The villa is sited on a large corner plot, with access through a sliding gate. All windows have electric shutters, all rooms are fully air-conditioned with central vacuuming. We respectfully ask visitors to observe our strict non-smoking policy within this Villa (please use the ashtrays provided outside). Pets not accepted. Outside: Terraces and gardens to front, side and rear. Enjoy breakfast on the terrace outside the kitchen, or dinner overlooking the pool from the balcony. Private rear garden with large pool, seating areas and built in Portuguese style BBQ. The garden is completely enclosed and is therefore both safe and ideal for children. Utility Room: Central vacuuming, plus store for airing rack, ironing board, iron etc. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included. All two week bookings only are subject to an additional £50 charge for linen, towel change etc after the first week. Other: There is also a large basement, with a games room and table tennis table (great fun for all ages!). The patio doors lead out to an enclosed sunken private rear garden/patio and pool. This an absolute paradise for sun lovers.

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