Praia das Macas Villa Rental Photos and Description
Perfect for a large group of family/friends for holidays all year round
This is a charming traditional Portuguese Villa situated just 350m from the beach and resort centre. Originally built as a summer retreat for a large Lisbon family, it is set in its own private grounds and boasts a family-sized pool, poolside patio/barbecue area overlooking the sea which is perfect for sunbathing (with handy changing rooms, shower and toilet) and a large lawn at the front, ideal for relaxing or playing games in the afternoon shade.
The Villa can comfortably accommodate up to 12 people in 3 double bedrooms (2 ensuite) and 3 twin bedrooms (1 ensuite).
Ground floor features: large double lounge with 3 sofas, TV and DVD; Large separate dining room; Fully-kitted new kitchen; Utility/breakfast room; Private double bedroom with ensuite; Main bathroom off the entrance hall - all decorated to a high standard in a fusion of traditional and modern taste.
Upstairs the spacious landing area leads to 2 double and 3 twin bedrooms. 1 twin and double bedroom have access to a large 25 sq m sun terrace with stunning 180° panoramic views from the Sintra hills to the sea. The 3rd double has a small balcony overlooking the garden.
There is a wealth of experiences to explore in the area: Situated on the west coast of Portugal, just north of Lisbon, Praia das Maçãs is only 12km from the beautiful World Heritage Site of Sintra Amongst it’s major attractions are the Moorish castle and the fairy-tale like Palácio da Pena (Pena Palace) plus other historic palaces and gardens. There is also easy access to Lisbon, the famous casino in Estoril and the beautiful marina at Cascais.
There is something for everyone in the village resort and plenty to keep you occupied during your stay: All of this is within 5 minutes walking distance of the villa - the Lido with its Olympic-sized swimming pool with water slides - a children's playground - tennis courts and 5-a-side football pitch - A morning market selling everything from fresh fish and freshly grilled chicken, to beachwear and toys - The fabulous fine sandy beach (supervised by lifeguards in the summer season). - The tram terminus to Sintra - All the great fish restaurants, brasseries, and cafes plus Pizza, freshly made ice-cream and local specialities like Pão com chouriço (fresh bread roll baked in a clay oven with chouriço inside); some restaurants overlook the beach, with sea views west to the setting sun. - there are also craft shops, a bakers and a traditional butcher (just around the corner from the centre) as well as a chemist here.
- Events Allowed
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
Guestbook comments from the manager
Ralph, a short note of thanks and appreciation for yours and Stuarts generous assistance at this testing time. Your inputs,assistance and offer of participation in the long haul solution was greatly appreciated. As a small token of thanks please treat Ana and yourself to a meal and a glass or two on us. Best wishes.