Ideally situated only five minutes walk from the beach of Nazare, this house has four large bedrooms plus a large room with a pool table and a bunk bed, a spacious living room, a nice kitchen and a roof terrace with view of the beach. Here you can sit and watch the sun go down, have a barbeque or just relax and enjoy the view. The house has two bathrooms and a private parking spot inside a locked garage. The living room has a dining area and a sitting area with a fire place. From the dining room table there is a nice view over Nazare. Nazare is an idyllic fishing village, and although many tourists enjoy the beach and restaurants, it is still a proper town, not a tourist resort. A short drive away is the Praia del Ray golf course, the medieval town of Obidos and several kilometres of virtually untouched beaches. Nearby is also a brand new waterpark with pools and water slides. There are several restaurants and shops in the village and a large supermarked just 1 km up the road.
Things to do: While in Nazare, there are several options for activities. Surfing is popular, both off the Nazare beach and further sout in Peniche. The nearby midieval town of Obidos may be the most beautiful village in Portugal. In July and August they have a mideaval festival. The Obidos lagoon is famous for it's beautiful views. If you prefer long solitary walks, just head north and you have 30 km of beaches and pine forest almost to yourself. You can also rent a bike and benefit from miles of bicycle paths along the coast. With a car, you can visit the Grutas Mira de Aire, a well preserved system of stalactic caves made available to tourists. No climbing skills necessary, there is a well prepared path through the cave. The tourist office in Nazare can also help with many more suggestions.
Every friday morning, there is a large market selling clothes, towels, kitchen utensils and almost anything else you may need just at the south side of the main road entering the town.
Places to see: The towns of Sintra, with the Palacio de Pena, Monserrate gardens and many more sights is reachable in a little more than an hour. The national palace in Mafra is on the way there, and on the way back, stop at Cabo di Rocca, the westernmost point of Europe. There are several busses to Lisboa each day if you do not want to drive.
You can also visit the famous monasteries in Alcobaca and Batalha, the old university town of Coimbra, the centre of glass production in Marinha Grande or the spa town of Caldas da Rainha. Even Porto is reachable for a day trip, although an overnight stay is recommended.
Nazare is an idyllic fishing village with about 15 000 inhabitants. The oldest part, Sitio, is placed on top of a 100 meter cliff, the main Nazare centre is on the beach below. In Sitio, there is a large water park with water slides and pools for small as well as bigger children. From Nazare it is about 20-30 minutes drive to the Praia del Ray golf park and the surfing paradise of Peniche. In the town of Nazare, there are many nice restaurants, specializing in seafood and traditional Portuguese food. If you prefer home cooking, there is a large market open every morning, that sells vegetables, fish and meat from local producers.
The beach of Nazare is well known for its beauty, and Nazare also has a marina with boats for rent. The area around Nazare has many scenic walks, and to the north and south of the town, the beach is virtually untouched for several kilometres. The small roads along the coast are excellent for bicycle rides, not too hilly, but with breathtaking views.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency () unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.