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We spent 2 nights in this very comfortable rental. Parking was easy and close. The entire town is an easy walk and fun to discover. Excellent restaurants just outside of the town walls less than 2 minutes away. The owner made arrival easy. I would highly recommend.
From the moment we arrived, it was obvious that the fotos can't show how stunning the environment and atmosphere is. Yes, the property is right by a street and yes, Sao Martinho has some ugly buildings. But the setting is perfectly quiet on a hill overlooking the wild cliffs and waves, check out the satellite picture of the perfect natural bay, the house is right on top of the narrow opening to the bay. The waters inside the bay are calm enough to swim with small kids, warmer than other places too, there is a huge sand dune on the other side of the bay and a lagoon. In this house, you can watch the waves while you cook, from the couch, hear them from your bed. We loved this simple narrow house, though it was windy and cool most of the time in the extensive gardens.
Improvements? We couldn't use the bikes because there were no tools to change the height of the seats. It would have been practical to have some salt or tea in the house (though there was a generous gift). The concrete showers could use an extra scrub. It is simple but very tasteful. We couldn't help feeling like the owners were already friends with just our taste. I would move in tomorrow.