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Spacious Apartment Situated in Picturesque Town



Updated: 07-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

3 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment within 5 minutes walk of Sao Martinho do Porto's beautiful cockleshell shaped beach

The complex is on the edge of town with views from the two balconies, to the countryside and hills beyond, and yet the beach and town are just a short stroll away. For those lazy days there is a swimming pool and a tennis court to enjoy. Sao Martinho has not been over-developed and is surrounded by interesting, historical places to visit and other beautiful beaches along the coast to the north and south. The stunning shell shaped bay can be enjoyed at one of the many small bars and restaurants along the seafront. The sandy beach and calm protected waters are ideal for children and yet beyond the bay the surf awaits the more adventurous. There are many different activities available including water-sports, horse riding and mountain biking. For the golfers, there are various courses in the surrounding area.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

richard tomsett
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
7 June, 2017

6 Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)


The apartment and the area are both so beautiful.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is just magnificent - photos don't do it justice. I was here with my teenage boys who loved the apartment and the surrounding area. There is so much to do and see - from the historical towns to the beautiful coast.

Richard (the owner) was lovely to work with throughout the whole booking process and was always willing to provide help and feedback.

On our arrival, Ana was a fantastic person to welcome us to the apartment and give us advice on Sao Martinho do Porto and the surrounding area. And when we needed help she replied to a text message in a couple of minutes with a full and detailed response.

Not only would I recommend this apartment and area to everyone, I also intend to come back here again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Horsham, West Sussex

3 bedroomed apartment in San Martinho De Porto

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic apartment in a fantastic location. Stunningly clean with everything you need. Excellent facilities including swimming pool with sun loungers and showers, tennis court and basketball area. Also included was a parking space in a secure underground car park. Everywhere was kept spotlessly clean. We were met by the lovely Ana who filled our fridge and informed us of what to do and where, and was always available at the end of the phone for any problems we may have had. The apartment had the most valuable wi-fi (best news for teenagers!!!) and TV. 2 balconies to enjoy a beer or glass of Sangria. Visited many local sites and beaches. A true taste of Portugal where the locals were exceptionally friendly. Plenty of good places to eat nearby, but if you've got a car it's worth travelling further afield as well. Amazing seafood restaurants in the village plus a chicken shop with the best chicken, rice and chips.

A beautiful place to stay and we would definitely recommend it to anyone wanting a relaxing holiday with family or friends.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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São Martinho do Porto - sumer 2016

  • 4 of 5

Nice holidays and stay at the apartment. Nice pool appropriate to my 6 years old son. He liked a lot.

Very good conditions in house.

Summary we liked it very much and maybe we can repeat next time.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excelente apartamento

  • 4 of 5

Apartamento excelente, relação qualidade preço muito bom.As instalações são ótimas, limpo, bem conservado, todo equipado,excelente.

O Richard sempre disponível para qualquer duvida e Ana foi muito prestável na nossa estadia, muito atenciosa.

Adoramos a piscina e sua área envolvente.

Sem duvida um sitio a voltar, recomendo vivamente.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent Apartment

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to this area and we are so glad we chose this apartment. It's a large, spacious apartment, nicely decorated and very well equipped. The location is also good, just at the edge of the beautiful town of Sao Martinho do Porto, about 10 minutes walk from the town and beach and a large supermarket just up the road. The swimming pool was great. Richard was so helpful with the booking and his directions for the drive from Lisbon airport excellent. Ana was there to meet us and was so friendly and informative with suggestions about things to see and do. The town itself is so levels and everyone friendly with lots of cafes and restaurants and the beach is beautiful with a lovely walk along the dunes on the boardwalk. We did both sightseeing of the area and enjoyed the beach and the apartment was great to come back to after a day out, the beach towels were a bonus, saved on our luggage! I'm sure we will return.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic holiday - great property!

  • 5 of 5

This is the 2nd time we have stayed in this lovely apartment, and we enjoyed it just as much this time around. The apartment is bright, spacious, very well equipped, really comfortable and recently decorated. The owners, and Anna who met us on arrival very late Sunday evening, couldn't have been more helpful.

The location is perfect for us, there is an excellent supermarket which opens late just a few minutes drive away, while Sao Martinho is picturesque, with a beautiful bay and wonderful beaches and sand dunes, and lots of good restaurants and coffee bars. We enjoyed the walk into the centre and especially the boardwalk to the estuary and Salir do Porto.

We spent most of our time relaxing in Sao Martinho and using the lovely pool and tennis courts at the apartment, but touring in the area is easy and the roads are great, we enjoyed Obidos which is a must-see.

All in all a great apartment, friendly and helpful owners and a superb location. Looking forward to the next time.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Lisbon at 100 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Sao Martinho do Porto at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Train : Sao Martinho do Porto at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A1 at 5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Sao Martinho do Porto at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Sao Martinho do Porto at 0.5 Kilometres Car: recommended


Sao Martinho's cockle-shell bay and white sandy beach is a few minutes walk from the apartment. The waters are perfectly calm and ideal for young families. 10 minutes drive north are the beaches of Nazare - ideal for surfers. Similarly, 10 minutes drive south brings you to Foz with similar white sandy beaches, ideal for just relaxing or for the energetic, taking on the waves.


The apartment is situated 100kms north of Lisbon Airport - approximately 1 hours drive by motorway. Porto Airport is approximately 200kms further north - approximately 2 hrs drive by motorway. Whilst the apartment can be reached from either airport by coach or train, a hire car is recommended, not least to enable you visit the wonderful historic towns of the region.


South - medieval walled town of Obidos. Peniche - superb harbour front restaurants. Barlengas Islands - Nature reserve perfect for bird watchers. Santarem - gothic city, and the palace, church and monastery at Mafra. Sintra - UNESCO world heritage site. North - Alcobaca, another UNESCO site. Boasts Portugal's largest church. Fatima - a pilgrimage destination on a par with Lourdes. Leira, Porto do Mos and Tomar - fabulous castles. Caldas Da Rainha - sprawling spa town. All within 1 hours drive.

Further Details:

There is a daily morning market (except Mondays) in Sao Martinho that provides fresh fruit, vegetables and bread plus a wide selection of local produce. There are several small family-run supermarkets in the town itself as well as the recently opened Intermarche.

Portugal is the cheapest Western European country so holidaymakers opt to eat out most nights. Recommended restaurants are A Casa - excellent service and fresh fish you can choose. Carvalho - on Main St in the Old Town Centre, level with the back of Hotel Atlantica - very good value. O Farol - located on the beach with the best views value. Portobellos - excellent pizza/pasta with fabulous views of the bay. Martinhos - if you are missing real home-cooked food, then this is the place to visit. Meu Jardin - Inexpensive but serves wonderful fish and steak dishes - 10 minutes drive toward Nazare. Also try Hotel Capitao for afternoon tea on the veranda. A real treat.

Various boat and fishing trips can be arranged from the harbour and a new boardwalk through the sand dunes to Salir do Porto has just been constructed. Many activities including various water sports, horse and mountain bike riding can all be organised in the town.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 3
1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 4
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 5
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
rate 7
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
Weekend rates apply Friday - Sunday nights. A welcome pack (tea, coffee, wine, bread, etc) can be arranged by the local representative if required. N.B. Prices may be subject to change at advertisers discretion.
Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible. Arrival time is 16:00, departure time 11:00 but may be negotiable.
Cleaning/laundry fee payable locally - 85 Euros

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 07-Jun-2017


Property Type

  • apartment


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...


  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • village


  • restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 91 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bath (no shower), Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite to master bedroom fitted with shower, pedestal sink and wc. Family bathroom fitted with jacuzzi bath and overhead shower, pedestal sink, wc, bidet and hairdryer.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with double bed, Juliette balcony fitted wardrobes (including security box). Bedrooms 2/3 each with 2 single beds, Juliette balcony and fitted wardrobe. All bedrooms fitted with air-conditioners that provide heat in the winter months.


  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only


  • Notes on accommodation: There is a heating/air-con unit in each of the 3 bedrooms and also in the kitchen and living room. The living room also has a wood burning stove. The apartment is reached by lift or stairs from a spacious main entrance. The main door leads into a large hall area with storage cupboards. Underground parking is included with direct lift access to the first floor. Outside: The main balcony (accessed from both the lounge and kitchen) has a table and chairs for outside dining. The second balcony (accessed from the lounge), has further furniture to enable you to enjoy that sun downer moment! The shared swimming pool and tennis court are situated in the complex gardens, adjacent to the central courtyard and apartment block. There are changing rooms with showers and toilets in the basement area which can be reached directly from the pool or car park. The sun loungers for the pool are stored in the basement next to the changing rooms. Utility Room: The kitchen contains all the usual utility appliances but the hall cupboards also contains a vacuum cleaner, iron with board, brooms, mops etc. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The apartment is cleaned prior to your arrival with clean linen and towels included. Separate beach towels are provided. Additional cleaning can be arranged if required at extra cost. (See cleaning cost below) Other: The hallway is fitted with a bookcase where you'll find an information folder containing information about the apartment, Sao Martinho and the local region. It is also fitted with an entryphone connected to the main entrance to the apartment block.