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Beautifully Finished Spacious Penthouse Apartment In A Peaceful Location

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,463 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

Apartment in Sao Martinho do Porto, Silver Coast, Portugal - Infinity Swimming Pool. Outstanding Views Of Countryside And Sea. 10 Minute Walk To Beach And Shops

Enjoy a relaxing holiday in this superior 3 bedroom/ 3 bathroom Penthouse Apartment overlooking a stunning 25m infinity Swimming Pool. A full wrap around balcony is furnished with sun loungers, table and chairs allowing you to reap the benefits of all day sunshine. Wake up with the glorious sun streaming into the bedrooms and kitchen in the morning and enjoy a cool drink and alfresco dining on the poolside balcony in the afternoon/evening sun for a chilled end to the day. Furnished and equipped to a very high standard throughout, this spacious apartment exudes an air of understated quality and boutique chic. Set in small landscaped condo in the quieter part of the town, surrounded by stunning views over open countryside and the sea, yet only ten minutes’ walk to the beautiful, shell-shaped bay with it's sandy beach, board walk through the dunes and small fishing boats bobbling in the quaint harbour. Easy access to the many bars, restaurants, boutiques, bank, market, shops etc.

We also have a couple of mountain bikes (one for the gentlemen/one for the ladies) that are available to hire for the duration of your stay to enable you to explore the area.

Our apartment is registered and fully compliant with Turismo de Portugal, in terms of fire prevention and safety equipment, and has the Alojamento Local - registration number: 17325/AL.

More Details
Registration Number : 17325/AL

Paul Brown
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
26 November, 2017

About Paul Brown

We had been looking to buy a property in Portugal for about 4 years, when late one October afternoon in 2010, we drove into Sao Martinho do Porto and saw the sun shining on the beautiful shell-shaped bay and immediately thought "this is the place". We sat and had a beer in a bar overlooking the bay and, once the stunning sunset appeared before our eyes, that was definitely it - we decided to buy a place here straightaway!! It took our breath away!! We signed up for a Penthouse Apartment in a small complex that was under construction, overlooking open countryside, which was completed in 2015 and, having stayed there many times, we are delighted with it. It really is a stunning apartment which we have furnished and equipped to a very high standard. You will love it!!

Paul Brown purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Paul Brown chose São Martinho do Porto

Beautiful shell-shaped bay and small fishing harbour. Easy access from Lisbon Airport via A8 motorway (55 minutes). Close proximity to some amazing places of historical and cultural interest such as Alcobaca, Batalha, Leiria, Fatima and Obidos. Short distance to several superb 18 hole golf courses. Lastly, the wonderful local Portuguese people who make everyone feel very welcome. Come and enjoy!!

What makes this apartment unique

There is a real sense of spaciousness and luxury in the apartment and the fact that we have 3 bathrooms means that all our guests have the convenience of their own privacy. Every room has patio doors which open out onto the wraparound balcony which offers wonderful views of the open countryside, the sand dunes at Salir do Porto and the Atlantic Ocean as well as attracting the sunshine all day. The kitchen is a completely separate room with it's own dining area meaning cooking and eating does not interrupt the peace and tranquility of the lounge. Wonderful large swimming pool beneath our lounge balcony. Close to all amenities yet far enough away from the busy seafront to enjoy the peacefulness of the countryside. Underground parking.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in São Martinho do Porto in Municipality of Alcobaça

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1463 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Bidet , Large mirror on tiled wall
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Large mirror on tiled wall
    Shower room 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Large mirror on tiled wall
  • Bathroom 1 - Family bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, overhead shower, WC, bidet & floating hand basin. Bathroom 2 - En-suite to Bedroom 1, walk in shower, WC, floating hand basin. Bathroom 3 – En-suite to Bedroom 3, walk in shower, WC, floating hand basin.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Benefits from electric blackout shutters
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Benefits from electric blackout shutters
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Benefits from electric blackout shutters
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - Large Double room with extra large double bed. En suite bathroom with power shower. Patio doors onto balcony. Bedside cabinets, antique lloyd loom wicker chair and tall mirror. Large built-in wardrobes. Bedroom 2 -Double room with twin beds. Patio door onto balcony. Bedside cabinets and tall mirror. Large built-in wardrobes. Bedroom 3 - Double room with twin beds. En suite bathroom with power shower. Patio door onto balcony. Bedside cabinets and tall mirror. Large built-in wardrobes. All soft furnishings are colour coordinated to match the en-suite bathrooms.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • 2 bicycles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Superbly positioned, this penthouse apartment overlooks the stunning 25 metre walk in pool and gardens. The wraparound balcony affords you amazing views over the tree-lined countryside with resident horses, the sand dunes at Salir do Porto and the Atlantic Ocean. Bright and spacious, each room has it's own patio door leading onto the balcony. Beautifully furnished throughout, the bedroom soft furnishings and accessories are colour coordinated to match the en-suites. The luxurious lounge (30 sq. metres in area) hosts a wall mounted 50" HD TV which receives British channels, via a Free sat receiver, and there are a selection of DVD/CD/games for your relaxation and enjoyment. The modern kitchen is fully equipped with coffee maker, hand blender, toaster maker & all the crockery, cutlery, glassware & utensils that you could possibly need to create even the most lavish of meals. There is a secure underground garage with allocated parking to keep your car cool in the daytime sun. Outside: The wide 100ft wraparound balcony, equipped with 6 sun loungers, outdoor table and chairs, offers full access to the sun all day for your total relaxation and enjoyment. Sitting directly above the stunning 25m infinity walk in shared swimming pool, which has a communal patio area with poolside sun loungers and spacious lawned gardens, the apartment is ideally positioned for you to keep an eye on your children playing and having fun around the pool. Utility Room: Ironing board and iron. Large clothes airer for easy drying of towels/swimming wear/clothes on balcony. Central vacuum system with wall connector points. Cleaning products. Mop and bucket. Sun Loungers. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Pure Egyptian white cotton towels and sheets are provided plus beach towels for outdoor use. The apartment is fully cleaned and all linen washed & ironed before & after your stay. Other: Very large entrance hall (15 sq. m), with designer wall mirror and console, leading to bedrooms, kitchen, family bathroom and lounge diner. Intercom with CCTV. The wraparound balcony covers an area of 50 square metres giving all day access to the sun.


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average rating of 4.7647057 based on 17 reviews

Lovely apartment, nice place, fab weather.. what more could you ask for?!

  • 5 of 5

Two of us lolled around in Paul and Denise's lovely large, modern and spotless apartment for 10 days and really relaxed. Everything was super clean and comfortable and the apartment was secure and very well equipped with excellent WIFI. There's bags of room and privacy if a gang of you go but also great for a couple. The wraparound balcony is super with great views of the large pool and beyond to Salir do Porto and even the sea. We appreciated the lift (!) and the underground parking. We also thought the apartment probably had the best location in the small complex. It's easy to get to, just a stone's throw from the A8 and Lisbon and within easy driving distance of Nazare. Among other places, we also went to Salir do Porto and Foz do Arelho, lovely, and especially liked Sao Martinho do Porto out of season...quiet and really sweet little place. Plus Paul went the extra mile and helped us as we wrestled with the collapse of Monarch so thanks again!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review - it was a pleasure to meet you both and we look forward to seeing you again in the future.
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Luxury Apartment, highly recommended!

  • 5 of 5

We found the apartment was well located for exploring places nearby (we had a car and particularly loved Nazare and Obidos) but in a quiet area with a lovely pool and just a short walk from the sea front and many bars/restaurants. It was spacious inside to a high spec, comfortable and homely with large rooms and immaculately clean. The wrap around balcony was also great as you could follow the sun around. We found it very well equipped and wouldn't hesitate to recommend it for a holiday. The owners are friendly and helpful too, thanks Paul & Denise, hope to see you again in the future!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review of our apartment which emphasises its quiet location whilst at that the same time being only a short walk to the sea front with all its bars and restaurants. We also appreciate your comments about the spaciousness and cleanliness of the apartment as we pride ourselves on our high standards. We purposely equipped it to the highest specification and with everything you need so that our guests could fully enjoy their holidays at our apartment. As we live nearby it means we can be there promptly to help with any issues and it was lovely to meet you all. Hope to see you again in the future!!
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Everything you could possibly need

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful holiday in this gorgeous, clean and spacious apartment. It is extremely well accuiped. The swimmingpool downstairs is nice and big and the beach is around the corner. If you like to sightsee there is plenty to see and do aswell.

The owners are very friendly and helpfull.

We will most certainly be back!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review of our apartment. We are so glad that you had such a wonderful holiday and would love to see you all again in the future.
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Excellent apartment

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this very well equipped, immaculate and comfortable apartment. It is modern and attractive and the wrap around balcony means great views. The swimming pool in the complex is lovely and the grounds are clean and well kept. Paul is a very helpful host and we knew that he would assist with any issues. The location is very good and there is lots to do in the surrounding area. We all enjoyed our time in the apartment very much and would not hesitate to return.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5 Star Spacious Apartment with lovely Pool

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in Paul and Denise's apartment right from the start when Paul met us at the nearby Hotel. The Apartment was lovely and spacious with all mod cons available especially the wi-fi for our Teenagers. The Apartment, General Areas and the Pool were very clean and well maintained.

We will be back to stay here and would highly recommend both this Apartment and Sao Martinho do Porto

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rachel, David, Cara & Hugh, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you all enjoyed your holiday in our apartment and in Sao Martinho do Porto in general. We look forward to seeing you all again in the near future. Paul and Denise
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Beautiful apartment

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the best apartments we have stayed in. Denise and Paul were extremely helpful right from the initial booking. We decided not to hire a car so they put us in touch with a lovely lady called Ana Real who offered airport transfers and also provided a taxi service for us when we visited different resorts and even when we did a big shop at the hyper market - we were so lucky to have been put in touch with her. Denise and Paul met us at the apartment to show us round and give us general information - they provided a super welcome pack that had all the essentials and a couple of bottles of delicious wine! This was very welcome to save us rushing out to the supermarket before it closed. The apartment itself has lovely furnishings, very comfortable beds and a lovely wrap around balcony. There was plenty of kitchen utensils, crockery, glasses etc - everything you could possibly need for self catering. It is obvious that Denise and Paul have put a lot of thought into providing everything you need for a comfortable and enjoyable holiday. The pool is fabulous - a bit cold for me as the weather wasn't brilliant so the pool didn't get a chance to warm up but my son spent most of his days in the pool and had a wonderful time. There is also a grassy area where he could kick a ball or play bat and ball, really great for kids.

We would recommend hiring a car as it is a brisk 15 minute walk to the beach and mini market (25 minutes with a child) and the walk isn't a pleasant stroll as you pass an area of empty rundown shack style houses and there are parts of the walk that don't have pavement so not ideal for children and buggies. Sau Martinho do Porto is a pretty bay with big beach where there are cabanas for hire but no sun beds. There is a part of the beach which is quieter near the sand dunes. If you have the option to go out of school holidays then take it as the resort was very busy - as any resort is during peak season.

There are gypsies in the field behind the apartment who appear to be trading horses. Whilst they didn't cause us any problems it did make us more aware of security, we were naturally suprised to see gypsies so close to the apartment and we hope they move on soon and look after their animals.

Anyone who rents this apartment can be sure of comfort and attention to detail which makes this a wonderful apartment to enjoy your holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: David and Sarah, Thank you for your lovely review of your family's holiday experience in our apartment and Sao Martinho do Porto. We are very pleased that you had such a great time and that Ana looked after you so well!! We really appreciate your comments on the attention to detail that went into us providing an apartment that is comfortable and full of everything you need for an enjoyable holiday. The gypsies appear every now and then when there is a horse fair on locally but we have never had any issues with them and they only stay a few days. We hope to see you all again sometime in the future. Paul and Denise
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Nearest Airport
103 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Kilometres
O Amavel
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Kilometres
O Amavel
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Sao Martinho do Porto
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Golf Excursions can be arranged to and from the courses listed above, with full English Breakfast to start the day, and time to spend at the 19th hole afterwards, without having to worry about driving. We can also arrange transportation for groups of Golfers, and golfing equipment, to and from Lisbon Airport.

Ladies Complementary Therapy available: pre-tan treatments, aromatherapy message, facials etc.

We have a couple of mountain bikes available for a small hire charge to allow you to explore the area in more detail. They are complimentary male/female adult bikes which are stored securely in the underground parking area.

Spectacular views for painting. Painting Holidays.

Great walks available via Casa do Cultura.

Horse Riding available locally.

This region of Portugal is rich in buildings of historical, religious and cultural interest such as those at Batalha, Alcobaca, Fatima, Leiria, Caldas da Rainha and Obidos.

Wind Surfing at nearby Peniche and Nazare.


Ten minutes walk to the beautiful shell-shaped beach of Sao Martinho do Porto. Long stretch of white sands fronting the cobbled promenade which hosts the many boutiques and shops, bars, cafes and restaurants, where you can watch the unbelievable sunsets whilst enjoying a meal or drink.

The safe, shallow waters are protected from the Atlantic Ocean by the stunning natural shape of the bay, which is known as "Portugal's best kept secret". Water sports facilities available. Ideal for children.


Lisbon Airport is approximately 55 minutes drive away (EasyJet, BMI Baby, TAP, British Airways) and the route is very straightforward with the A8 motorway all the way. Porto Airport is approximately 2 hours drive away (Ryanair). Car Hire is recommended, but not essential, to enjoy the full beauty of this region of Portugal. Airport pick-up and drop-off can be arranged at an additional cost. There are also coach and train services from Lisbon to Sao Martinho do Porto (details upon request).


Obidos: Medieval walled city with castle known as the “wedding gift town that time forgot”

Batalha: Monastery of Santa Maria da Vitoria, classified as UNESCO World Heritage site

Alcobaca: Historic city and Monastery of Alcobaca, 12th century, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Fatima: Well-known Catholic shrine “The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima” attracts worldwide visitors

Peniche and Nazare: World Championship surfing facilities and superb beaches.

All are within 30 minutes drive away.

Further Details:

There is a local market open during the week (except Mondays) selling locally grown fresh produce and locally caught fish. Also, local baker's shop selling lovely fresh bread and rolls.

Sao Martinho do Porto has a InterMarche supermarket stocked with superb value wine & beer and a good selection of seafood, meat and cheese.

Antiques market along the promenade on the last Sunday of every month.

For the ladies, there are some lovely boutiques along the promenade as well as a fascinating hand made craft shop for those special unique gifts.

There is a bank (English speaking staff) along the sea front and a Post Office situated in centre of village, near the Police Station.

Along the sea front there are many traditional restaurants, with alfresco dining available for those balmy evenings, overlooking the beautiful bay with small fishing boats bobbing around in the harbour. Remember to take your camera to capture the breathtaking sunsets!!

Just around the corner from the apartment is a very reasonably priced grilled chicken (piri piri optional) takeaway which also sells home-made soup (gorgeous), rice and chips.

We highly recommend the Nascer do Sol restaurant in Salir do Porto (5 minutes drive from apartment) which serves marvellous wild boar dishes at very reasonable prices!!

There is also a fantastic shell fish restaurant/shop (Aki d'El-Mar) along the sea front in nearby Nazare which is well worth a visit (grilled tiger prawns cooked in garlic & Jack Daniels are out of this world!!)

Enjoy a relaxing walk amongst the sand dunes on the board walk to the village of Salir do Porto or, for the more adventurous, climb the rocks on the other side of the bay to see the remains of the harbour fortifications and experience stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean.

Go back in time with a quaint train journey from the little station in Sao Martinho do Porto to the nearest large town of Caldas da Rainha, famous for it's spas, ceramics and traditional outdoor fruit market.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in São Martinho do Porto, Silver Coast - Leiria Region

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Off Season
1 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
New Year
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Off Season
6 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early Season
1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Mid Season
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak Season
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Off Season
1 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
New Year
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit is required to secure the booking (non-refundable but can be transferred to a different date) with the balance payable 8 weeks prior to arrival. A security deposit of £250 against damages/breakages is required 8 weeks prior to arrival and is fully refundable within 10 days of your departure upon satisfactory inspection. Payment can be made in Euros for guests living outside of UK to avoid bank charges. Please confirm preference at time of booking.
Short stays or weekend rentals are available by arrangement (please enquire).
Late bookings welcome.
Gas, electricity and water included in rental price.

Changeover Day:
Flexible changeover days.
Check in time is after 3pm on the day of arrival & check out time is 10am on day of departure.
All keys are returned to the key holder by 10am on the day of departure.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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