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SELF CONTAINED APARTMENT WITH POOL, MINUTES FROM THE BEACH

Eleanor Comber

Advertiser since: 2004
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Speaks: english
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Eleanor Comber

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SELF CONTAINED APARTMENT WITH POOL, MINUTES FROM THE BEACH

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Sao Martinho do Porto Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

Sleeps 6, large sitting area with satelite TV,DVD, Internet, wonderful views

Lovely first floor self contained apartment with separate entrance in the tranquil setting of Sao Martinho do Porto. The apartment has 2 double bedrooms and an alcove which contains a double bed. There is a large bathroom with both a shower unit and a bath, there is also a separate toilet and basin. The large and very comfortable sitting room also comprises a kitchenette and dining area with the most wonderful views of the area. There is also satellite TV, Hi Fi system. There is a spacious entrance hall which can also sleep an extra person. There is a very attractive and mature garden with natural pool with sun loungers, tables and parasols. Terraces in the garden with BBQ and dining table and chairs. Ample room for parking and within easy reach of the beach and amenities. Situated close to historic and beautiful old towns like Obidos, Alcobaca; surfing beaches like Peniche and wonderful nature walks featuring dinosaur footprints. Close to golf courses in Rio Maior, Praia del Rey

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Eleanor Comber (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2004
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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our third visit to Casa Rouxinol. It now feels like our second home. We just love it here. Eleanor and Susie have become very good friends. Delightful sisters who always make us very welcome. We love the apartment which is well decorated and so very comfortable. But we adore the garden with the mature palm trees and natural pool - very like an oasis! Gorgeous
Jun 2009
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

4.7
based on 10 traveler reviews

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Self contained apartment with pool, minutes from the beach
average rating of 4.7 based on 12 reviews
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Self contained apartment with pool, minutes from the beach
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Sao Martinho do Porto Alcobaca
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
3

Comfortable but tired

  • 3 of 5
Owners very welcoming and live on the ground floor. Apartment attractive but in need of some TLC even simply replacing the many dud lightbulbs would be good. Master bedroom comfortable; second b/r has short creaky beds and no window blind. Garden attractive but guest sun beds way down the end as lovely patio restricted to owners understandably. Swimming Pool described as natural but it is not for swimming in as it is more of a garden pond complete with frogs etc so a trip to the beach is always necessary(10 mins by car ). Car absolutely essential as nothing is in walking distance.
  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and feel it needs a response. The light bulbs are generally always tested by us to ensure that all is in good working order. However when bulbs do fail then it would be helpful if this was reported to us. We have had no problems in the past regarding "short, creaky" beds as most of our guests are shorter - your son was extremely tall and this was an exceptional case for us and we do apologize if he was uncomfortable.
With regards to the pool, it is a natural pool and therefore has frogs in it which is generally much enjoyed by our previous tenants. There is a patio/terrace for our guests own use including a BBQ area. Sun loungers can be moved around a very spacious garden and we provide as well, table and chairs and parasol.
We do try and ensure that our guests have a pleasant stay and if there are any problems we would appreciate it if you would let us know at the time.
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Self contained apartment with pool, minutes from the beach
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Sao Martinho do Porto Alcobaca
New York
5

Peaceful Gorgeous Oasis

  • 5 of 5
Forged ahead to Sao Martinho with my two little ones (4 & 2 yr olds) in April not quite fully sure if the pictures would represent. A peaceful gorgeous oasis was what was waiting for us. The living room was a spacious sunny space with a kitchenette and dining area, facing the beautiful garden in the back. We kept the window open most days to enjoy the soft breeze. What I could see as a bonus was that since the sleeping area was on the other end, people can enjoy the fine inexpensive wines of Portugal without disturbing anyone sleeping (ie the kids). There is also a nice sunny alcove with windows galore for one to enjoy, whether reading or just chilling. The whole apartment was kept very clean and comfortable with so much room for even a group of 7-8 adults!

The garden was gorgeous and my kids had a blast just running around and around, while I got to take in the peacefulness of it. It was a perfect place to just de-stress and I kept commenting on how quiet and peaceful it was. If the weather was warmer, we would have definitely ventured into the natural pool. We still did luck out with beautiful weather for 8 out of the 10 days we were there though.

With the beautful weather we spent most days outside and went to the beach frequently. The beach was only about 1 mile+ from the villa and was exactly what I was looking for. Since it is contained within a horseshoe bay, the waves were calm and no undertows to worry about, so perfect for families with young ones. My kids enjoyed afternoons just playing on the beach and I didn't have to be on constant alert for fear of the waves. For those without young ones, Salgado beach on the other side, provided the rugged beauty and crashing waves.

The owners, Eleanor & Susie, were a delight! They went out of their way to make sure we felt welcomed and was enjoying ourselves. They were very accomodating and definitely made our trip that much more enjoyable!

Since I had the little ones, we didn't go to many nearby sites/attractions (Obidos, the Buddha garden, the dinosaur foot prints) but we did go to Nazare and Caldas, courtesy of Eleanor & Susie. Those trips to the markets were telling of the culture, fish soup at one of the cafe in Nazare was yummy!

Sao Martinho is a lovely low key place that does not feel overrun with tourism and Casa Rouxinol along with Eleanor and Susie made our vacation memorable! I'm already planning on returning again, this time with more family to enjoy this wonderful place.
  • Submitted: May 12, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
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Sao Martinho do Porto Alcobaca
Argentina
5

Away from it all, wonderfully peaceful

  • 5 of 5
I have stayed on various occasions at Casa Rouxinol and it is just marvellous. The apartment is fully equipped with all amenities and so what you can do, when not enjoying some of the many nearby restaurants, is to enjoy savouring your own local cooking, after visiting the local market with its wide variety of fresh produce, fish and meats, not to mention the local bakery just a short walk away!
Walks on nearby beach, miles and miles long, or in the hills and woods, are exhilarating; or for the golfers like myself, enjoy some fine championship courses nearby.
The location is priviliged with its weather, another enticing reason to visit.
I hope you enjoy it as thoroughly as I have.
  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Self contained apartment with pool, minutes from the beach
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Sao Martinho do Porto Alcobaca
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
5

My Getaway Treat

  • 5 of 5
I spent a whole month at Casa Rouxinol last October (2010) and I enjoyed every minute in my "home" in Portugal. The accommodation was spacious, sunny and very comfortable. The garden was just right for a relaxing afternoon read and siesta. My hosts were always extremely friendly and helpful.
The surrounding area offers many interesting historic sites to explore (including Obidos, Sitio, Tomar and Alcobaca) all within a day's drive (or less). A few minutes drive takes you to the wild sandy beach of Salgado with its great Atlantic rollers. The old fishing town of Sao Martinho do Porto, set in a calm horseshoe shaped bay with its many cafes and restaurants, is within 40 minutes walking distance.
It was a long way to travel from the west coast of Canada where I live, but well worth it, and well worth a return visit.
  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Sao Martinho do Porto Alcobaca
London
5

Beautiful place!

  • 5 of 5
My partner, myself and two of our friends spent 10 fantastic days at Casa Rouxinol! We were pleasantly surprised at how wonderfully spacious the apartment was and very clean. The garden is stunning, a real haven that was just what we all needed and we particularly loved the natural pool that they have!!
The owners of the property were a pleasure to meet and so helpful when we asked for ideas on where to visit, which was great as there are so many places to see.

Definitely coming back next year!
  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2010
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Self contained apartment with pool, minutes from the beach
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Sao Martinho do Porto Alcobaca
Vancouver Brit Col Canada
4

Casa Rouxinol

  • 4 of 5
Found the place in very good condition and very clean. Large airy apartment, with lots of light, above the house with its own entrance outside stairway . Views face numerous directions across the large garden and pool, the neighbouring fields where the shepherd comes to sing to his flock, but the sea is not visible due to the structure of the local cliffs . There is a wealth of historic places within easy driving distance - such as Obidos, Coimbra, Alcobaca, Batalha, Nazare - good trips and beautiful countryside to see as well. Sao Martinho has a natural lagoon like harbour protecting it from the Atlantic sea - with wide beaches and good walks . You can even walk the dunes/cliffs and see dinosaur foot prints in the ground..
The owners could not have been more helpful - from local knowledge to assisting in planning trips . Charming sisters who run the place more as a home than rental accomodation. .
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  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Lisbon
Nearest Golf
40 Kilometres
Royal Obidos and Praia del Rey
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Sao Martinho do Porto
Car: recommended

Situated near the natural horseshoe golden beach of Sao Martinho do Porto. Within easy reach of the historic towns of Portugal like Obidos, Alcobaca, Tomar. One and half hours away from the beautiful town of Lisbon. Fantastic surfing beaches like Peniche and Baleal are a short drive away.Near to the golf courses of Golden Eagle and Praia del Rey Wonderful nature walks. Paragliding sites are situated close by.

Golf: Situated near the superb golf amenities of Praia del Rey and Golden Eagle at Rio Maior.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From €50 Per night

Sao Martinho do Porto Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 7
Sep 6 2014 - Dec 19 2014
3 night minimum stay
€50
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Fri,Sat,Sun
€350
 

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Notes Arrival from 4 pm and departure by 11 am.
During the summer high season, arrivals and departures are from a Saturday to a Saturday.
Require 100 euros deposit to secure the reservation
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Amenities

Amenities

Sao Martinho do Porto Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 150 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Double Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Alcove
  • 2 doubles, 1 double bed alcove and 1 bed/sofa in hallway
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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