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vera poole

Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, portuguese

House on the beach at Obidos lagoon 1 hour north of Lisbon

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Foz do Arelho House Rental Photos and Description

3 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6, beach views from all rooms

CASA OZ is a three bedroom house situated right on the beach in the very quiet, non touristy village of Bom Sucesso at the mouth of Obidos Lagoon on the Costa da Prata, 1 hour north of Lisbon., The house, fully renovated in early 2009 is in a location that cannot be bettered. A 10m stroll across the road is the white sand beach of a crystal clear lagoon with swimming, sailing and kayaking. 150 meters around the headland is the surfing beach of Rio Cortico. The house is about 5 minutes from the famous golf course and resort at Praia d'el Rei with the fishing port of Peniche and the surfing Mecca at Baleal a few kilometres along the beachfront road. The village is well served with facilities, with a restaurant, mini market, and a cafe all within 100 meters of the house. Grocery supplies and fresh bread are available daily. The magnificent walled Roman town of Obidos is a short 15 minute drive. Medical services, shops and supermarkets are available at Caldas de Rainha 25 minutes away.

Local attractions: You can search under 'Gronho Portugal' in Google Earth for a view of the location. The house is bookmarked with a yellow pin and called Casa Oz.

The property is close to the World Heritage listed Obidos, and an easy drive to the fishing village of Peniche, the the world renowned and prize winning golf course at Praia del Rei and the Marriott Hotel, the castle at Tomar, the Monastry at Alcobaca, the ferry to Berlengas Islands, the town square markets at Caldas, and even close enough to Lisbon for a night out on the town.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
vera poole (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, portuguese

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)
House on the beach at Obidos lagoon 1 hour north of Lisbon
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

Wonderful Villa

  • 5 of 5

This Villa is the perfect place for a relaxing holiday. We spent two lovely weeks here and I can truthfully say its is one of the best villas we have stayed at with everything you possibly need and it is tastefully furnished as well. The lagoon is breathtakingly beautiful and the local beach is just as lovely.

The local restaurants are more than sufficient if you do not want to drive.

I would highly recommend staying at this villa for a very relaxing holiday,

We loved it !!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very glad you enjoyed your holiday and that everything at the villa was to your satisfaction. Thank you for sharing.
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5

Wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

The location is across a very quiet residential road, literally metres to the boardwalk onto the sand and the most picturesque family friendly lagoon/beach. It is so different to the other side of the lagoon at Foz! We have been to Foz before but definitely preferred this side of the lagoon for the space and scenery.

The villa is well stocked with everything needed,everything worked as described. The garden was safe and secure in a quiet residential road. It was full of sun loungers particularly enjoyed in the afternoon by our 3 year old, sorry nearly 4, for an afternoon siesta! Vera the owner provided all the information we needed and the holiday and arrival at the property worked without any issues.

I would have absolutely no problem in recommending the house and area to friends or relatives and fairly confident we will return with family.

We actually wanted and had a lazy holiday. Each day we went over to the beach on several occasions, the advantage of location. In the evenings we walked onto the beach and towards the ocean to see the most magnificent sun sets.we also went to the surf beach at Rio Cortico, which just seems to go on for ever. We used the local bar(Bica) a few times for lunch, which was fun, ideal with our son. There is a very small supermarket in the village for essential items, such as Douro white wine and other items such as milk and veg and all at good prices.We used the Pingo Doce supermarket in Obidos which had everything as we ate in most evenings.

It is quite clear that this Side of the lagoon is known by Portugeese families both but not so widely by other tourists. We love this setting of lagoon and big wide open surf.

A great holiday.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. So pleased you enjoyed our piece of paradise. Hope to see you again.
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5

Stunning views in a fabulous location

  • 5 of 5

We spent five nights in this extremely comfortable clean and well equipped property and our only complaint is that it wasn't long enough ! The location is fabulous , and so peaceful it was hard to believe it was Portugal in August ! Not suitable for those who need a hectic nightlife .Ours was a very last minute booking and Vera was unbelievably helpful and also recommend a great restauraunt for the first evening which was our daughters birthday. The children loved the bikes , and the hire shop across the road was great for two more . Try the paddle boarding , the instructors are excellent and the lagoon is the perfect place for it!

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the strong endorsement. Hope to see you again in the not too distant future.
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5

comfortable house with a nice view

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoy this house well equipped, 20 meters from th e beach.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to hear and hopefully we will see you again.
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5

Very well equipped houset in front of the lagoon

  • 5 of 5

very nice house, calm and confortable with a marvellous view over the lagoon.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. Glad you enjoyed the house and the area. Hope to see you again.
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5

Fantastic house right on top of the beach

  • 5 of 5

This is a great house, clean, well equipped with stunning views.

Across the road to a beautiful sandy beach. A couple of minutes walk to restaurants and a small supermarket. The owner could not have been more helpful.we look forward to returning!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Look forward to seeing back.
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Lisbon
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
A8
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Car: necessary

The Costa da Prata is situated on the west coast north of Lisbon and largely avoids the excesses of the overdeveloped Algarve. It is close to magnificent historic walled town of Obidos, and the hot spa town of Caldas da Rainha, and a short drive from the world heritage monastery at Alcobaca. Take the A8 north from Lisbon airport in the direction of Torres Vedras/Leiria. At approximately 65kms take exit 13 and follow the signs to Peniche/Obidos. Turn left at the first traffic lights to Peniche and then right at the next lights to Vau/Bom Sucesso. Follow the well marked road through a beautiful pine forest, until the stunning view of the lagoon mouth and the Atlantic tells you that you are almost there. Take first left marked Bairro 5 turn right at the traffic circle and No 63 is a short distance on the right. Welcome!

Other Activities: visiting historic and word heritage sites

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Rates & Availability

Foz do Arelho House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 26 2016 - Sep 3 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,349
 
 
Autumn
Sep 4 2016 - Nov 26 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,011
 
 
Winter
Nov 27 2016 - Mar 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$674
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

A 10% deposit is required to secure all bookings. A refundable damage deposit of Euro 200 may be payable 2 weeks before the rental commences. All rentals must be paid in full by bank transfer or via PayPal 6 weeks before the rental commences. Payment by bank transfer or via PayPal at renters choice. Please note for winter rental that there is no central heating.

10% deposit required to secure booking. Balance payable 6 weeks prior to arrival. Payment by bank transfer or PayPal.

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Amenities

Foz do Arelho House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 185 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Baby Gate
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The bathrooms are fully tiled and hot water is instant gas heated. The water can be slightly rusty brown on occasions but this is a supply issue and is not a problem.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Main bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • The house sleeps 6 in 3 double bedrooms. All bedrooms have built in robes. The main bedroom has a sunny balcony and direct views of the beach.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Yard
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Furnishings and fittings have been recently renewed and are of the highest quality. The house has been renovated and updated. New kitchen cupboards and all new appliances were installed in June 2009. Linen is provided and the house will be prepared and beds will be made up prior to your arrival. Key access is arranged after payment. There is a very private sunny stone paved patio under a pergola to the rear of the house opening directly off the kitchen.

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