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3 Bed Villa - 2 mins walk to the town of Foz do Arelho

Overview

Property

Updated: 05-Dec-2016
Villa in Foz do Arelho, Obidos Lagoon, Silver Coast, Portugal - Peaceful Location 5 Minute Walk To Town Of Foz Do Arelho, 10/15 Minute Walk To The Beach

The town of Foz do Arelho is a five minute walk and the Foz beach is a 10/15 minute walk. The dining area is well appointed and is furnished with a 6 seat dining table. The kitchen area is equipped with Hob, Oven and extractor, dishwasher and fridge freezer, microwave, toaster and kettle. The terrace at the front of the villa has an eating area and the BBQ area is located to the rear of the property. Our villa is well equipped with BBQ utensils. The villa has parking at the rear of the property.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

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4 Reviews

5
based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

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5

Wow

  • 5 of 5

Myself and three friends (the golden girls) booked this villa for a week in September 2014. It was truly a wonderful experience. The villa is beautiful and well maintained. We did a lot of day tours to nearby towns all within a short distance and each one outdid the previous. I would highly recommend calling to the local tourist information office, they are very helpful and eager to share local history and suggest places to visit. Local restaurants are a plenty and the food it top notch and you will not believe it when you are presented with your bill, our average spend for four with wine was 12euro per head, honestly!!!!

I really want to go back very soon.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Not finished yet !!!

  • 5 of 5

As you can all see, I ran out of characters to write my review, it just goes to show that there is too much to say about this villa and it's location. I wanted to finish off by saying how accommodating the owners have been, how professional they are in their approach to customers and how they take pride in maintaining their Portuguese home. So much more to say .... but I think you all need to go and find out for yourselves what a magical place this is !

  • Review Submitted: Feb 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Would HIGHLY recommend

  • 5 of 5

We have been travelling to Foz do Arelho for our summer holidays for the last 8 years. We have had the privilege of staying in this villa in 2007 and 2008 but have since visited many times since. We made a recommendation to our friends for 2009 (a family of 4) who thoroughly enjoyed their stay. The villa is extremely well maintained and has everything that you need to enjoy your summer holiday. If you have small children, you need to look no further. The layout of the accommodation is such that it is safe and secure so mummy and daddy are able to have some much deserved 'sit down' time whilst being able to enjoy what the children are doing. It's location is second to none ! Just outside of the village, the villa enjoys the most gorgeous view, feeling like you are a million miles away from everything but only a 5 minute walk to the village square. The village of Foz has all the amenities that you would seek. Bank, bakery, butcher, cafes, restaurants, pharmacy, and most of all extremely friendly and welcoming local people. The beach at Foz boasts the most amazing lagoon which offers a more safe environment for younger children whilst at the furthest point you can have the 'big waves' to enjoy your sporting activities. Lots of activities are organised on the beach during the summer months as the 'festive' season gets underway. Lots of places to eat, bars and cafes to enjoy sundowner time - it really does have the most dramatic backdrop that could never disappoint. Most foods are available and if they don't have it on the menu, they have cooked it for us. There is also a surf school located at the end of the lagoon where children/adults can take part in all sorts of water sports. If you are lucky enough to be there at the end of August their local 'festive' takes place. They decorate the square and so much goes on down at the beach - it's a must to experience. There is a lot more to do within a half hour drive-time - water park, shopping in Caldas, Obidos, Go-Karting, Ten pin bowling, Sao Martinho (where they have the most amazing inflatable assault course set up in the bay) and much more. For those of you who are walkers - look no further than this villa ! It is located so that you can go walking each day and find a different route for your walk. Perfectly placed. There is also availability to 'rent-a-bike' in the village. Only reason not stayed here every year is because our holiday dates clash with the owners. Would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review Michelle. It's great to meet up each year with you all. Hope to see you again this year.
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Compelled to write my first review!

  • 5 of 5

Although I read and take on board reviews, I have never felt compelled to write my own on either properties or resorts. In addition, the world is a big place and we don't like going back to the same place.

Foz Do Arelho and this particular villa are both exceptions to this rule and that in itself is an indication of how much we recommend and endorse this holiday home.

The villa is one where you instantly feel at home. It is comfortable, spacious and well fitted out. The external space is a joy to use and our children have loved having the pool directly outside.

From the moment you drive through the electric gates, you feel that you are in a place where you can relax and unwind and children can safely run around and enjoy themselves. The villa has a selection of sun traps and shady boltholes where you can socialise around the pool or enjoy some quiet relaxation.

Foz Do Arelho is a great holiday destination for adults and children alike. We have been here three times now and find that the superb sandy beach and nearby restaurants (both 10 minutes stroll from the villa) are what makes this such an enjoyable place to be.

Although close to shops, bars and restaurants the villa is in a quiet and relaxed location where you overlook fields and hills. The other residents in the nearby villas are all so friendly and welcoming that you feel part of a little community the moment you arrive.

We have loved spending our valuable holiday time in this villa and hope that this review wont make it so busy that we find it hard to book in again for our next holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Tim for you review much appreciated. We are delighted that you have enjoyed our villa and hope you and your family will visit again soon.
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Location

From the Owner

Location, Location, Location 5 Minute Walk to the town of Foz do Arelho, near bars and restaurants. Beach 10-15 minutes walk away

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : LISBON at 70 Kilometres Nearest Beach : FOZ DO ARELHO at 1 Kilometres Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

The beach of Foz Do Arelho has two sections, the lagoon section is really safe for children to swim also and very beautiful, the Atlantic side is a surfer’s haven and is patrolled by lifeguards. I would recommend you only swim here if you are a very competent swimmer. The beach is 5 minute drive and can be reached in 10/15 minutes walking. The next beach nearest to the villa is San Martinho Do Porto which is a 10 minute drive away.

Travel:

Lisbon Airport can be reached in 50 minutes. Porto in 2.5 hours.

Distances:

Foz Do Arelho village is a 5 minute stroll away. The nearest town is Caldas Da Rainha and is a 10 minute drive away. Here you will find restaurants, shopping centres and large supermarkets.

Further Details:

Within easy reach of the villa by car lie the famous medieval spa baths at Caldas da Rainha and the impressive 13th Century monasteries at Alcobaca and Batalha. Most spectacular, however, is the medieval walled town of Obidos, a national monument dating back to the Moorish occupation of Portugal and now a UNESCO protected site. An hour’s drive south will put you in the environs of Lisbon, Cascais and Sintra, all of which are well worth a visit. There are wonderful facilities for water sports at the stunning beach at Foz. A new Aqua park at Nazare is within a short drive away. Wind surfing at the nearby resorts of Sao Martinho and Peniche.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 1
1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£613
for 7 nights
£613
 
 
Rate 2
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£824
for 7 nights
£824
 
 
Rate 3
2 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£697
for 7 nights
£697
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £169

Booking Notes:
A non refundable deposit payment of 20% of the full rental sum is due at the time of booking in order to confirm your booking. Balance due 8 weeks prior to rental period. If booking is made within the 8 week period, the full rental amount is due at this time. Breakage deposit Euro €200 is due along with your final payment. This will be held against loss or damage occasioned by the use of the property and will be returned 10 days after your return.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day is Saturday however other days will be considered - please email directly with your request

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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Facilities

From the Owner

1 Bedroom downstairs for guests with ensuite - suitable for elderly of family friends to stay. Family Double bedroom with twin bedroom upstairs all ensuite.

Property Type

  • villa

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool

Suitability

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

Location Type

  • beach
  • village

Attractions

  • caves
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • 3 Ensuite bathroom, WC located on the ground floor

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Mater Bedroom located on the first floor has double bed with ensuite. First twin bedroom is located on the first floor and the second twin bedroom is located on the ground floor. All bedrooms are ensuite.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Outside: The BBQ area is at the rear of the property. The villa is equipped with BBQ utensils. There is also a six seater table and chairs at the rear of the property which is shaded during the afternoon, great for reading a book in the shade when the sun gets too much. There is also a table and chairs poolside. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linens and towels are provided for use within the villa. Beach towels are not provided. Please do not bring villa towels to the beach.

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