Caminha House Rental Photos and Description
Peaceful location near Minho river and coast/beaches. Sleeps 8.
The house is in the most Northern part of Portugal, Minho, which is hilly and beautifully green. A place to get away from stressful life, to relax and regain energy. This is a comfortable luxury house in a calm gated condominium set in a mountain landscape next to river and beaches. The large outdoor pool and full size tennis court is shared by the secure gated community of houses. The house private garden area with high solar exposure has fruit trees, furniture, a parasol, sunbeds and BBQ. The first floor balcony has beautiful mountain (and pool) views and it is the ideal place to read a book and enjoy a glass of 'vinho verde'. There is enough secure parking for 3 cars. The local towns such as Vilar de Mouros, Caminha, Vila Nova de Cerveira and Ponte de Lima are picturesque and interesting. Just a few minutes you can go from the river to coast, green countryside to historical towns, golf to surfing and to enjoy with nice food and wine. House with WiFi, cable TV, bed linen and towels.
A drive into Spain for shopping, sightseeing or 'tapas' is very easy from the new bridge at Vila Nova de Cerveira or the ferry at Caminha. Porto and Vigo and Viana do Coastelo offers some astonishing shopping malls with all the international brands you could hope for under one roof. Of course Porto (1 hour away) is the second capital of Portugal that is famous for its wines, culture and historic sites. Night life is very good at beach places such as Caminha and Baiona, during summer. During the year Vigo (30 min away) as a vibrant night life.
Getting to Vilar de Mouros: flying to Porto is the easiest way to get to Caminha. It will be necessary to have a car. We will provide detailed directions from Porto airport to the doorstep of the Villa. It takes about an hour to drive along an almost empty motorway with some spectacular views. BA, TAP, Easyjet & Ryanair fly to Porto airport. Ryanair also fly to Santiago de Compostela in Spain which 1.30h from the property. Bilbao and Santander ferry ports are 7hrs drive to the North.
Villa Vilar de Mouros is a large, architect designed, house in a private community near Caminha. The accommodation is immaculate and looks out onto a huge pool, tennis court and garden with barbecue that are hidden from outsiders by high walls. The villa accommodates two families with ease. One PlayStation, games, DVDs, CDs will keep the children happy when they are not splashing in the pool or running in the large garden. This is a green and hilly region of the yet unspoiled Portugal where the well-to-do Portuguese go on holiday. It is quiet but it has plenty of restaurants, bars and cafes nearby. Sightseeing walks from the house in the green countryside include: 'monte do Calvario' a hill with spectacular views to the Minho river (15 min walk), walk to the roman bridge and picnic area by the river Coura (30 min walk) and to the 'marinhas' and panoramic view of Vilar de Mouros (20 min walk).
- Events Allowed
- children welcome
- pets considered
- Long-term Renters Welcome