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Beach side villa! Independent beach house with panoramic view!

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,937 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

500 m to the beach!! Personalised, sophisticated ambience in a unique location

Welcome to our Casa da Gralha - for splendid beach days, to play golf and fly paragliding, go hiking and cycling, explore Portuguese sightseeing places or just to relax and recharge your cells. Enjoy the sun rise over the hills in the hinterland all 365 days of the year and have fun with the little hare in the garden. Or be captivated by the sunset that feels incredibly closer to you with a glass of red wine on your private patio.

The independent house located right on Atlantic is completely refurbished with great attention to detail. The beautiful hillside in a peaceful setting, the nearby footpath to Sao Martinho do Porto and the view over the horizon will make your holiday domicile an oasis in a prime location for 1000 and 1 holiday wishes. The natural plot with an area of 3000m2 provides plenty of space for secluded privacy and the wildly romantic sandy beach of Praia da Gralha is right at your feet.

Floor plan of your holiday domicile

Welcome to the beach house Casa da Gralha - feel comfortable like it’s your own home! The entrance hall has room for bathing suits and play equipments, shoes and clothes. Through a short hallway you can enter the spacious and distinctly decorated living room with a comfortable sofa, design classics, large wooden dining table. Leave your worries behind and help yourself with the firewood available readily and enjoy the crackling in the open furnace! Or let the soul dangle at the view of the horizon through the large veranda doors running on two sides of the room. The open, well-equipped kitchen is immediately adjoining the living room. A small storage room next to it has space for your supplies.

Even in the ground floor there are two bedrooms to relax and recuperate. The blue bedroom has a veranda door to the sea and an en-suite bathroom with bathtub and toilet. In the green bedroom there is a window opening out to the garden, an extra bathroom with shower and toilet is right across.

A wide, solid wood staircase takes you to the master bedroom upstairs. A spacious bathroom with tub and toilet en-suite adjoins it. Directly accessible from the gallery and the bathroom is a cosy bedroom for children of all ages.

The cosy gallery upstairs invites you to relax, read and watch television. A small balcony offers a fascinating view of the land and sea!


Secluded and yet close to all the facilities that will make your stay pleasant and varied. The almost private local beach in Praia da Gralha is reachable on foot in 10 minutes, after which your house is named. The daily market, cafés and the social hustle and bustle of Sao Martinho do Porto is reached after a 15 minutes’ walk. Extensive hikes on never ending coastal and country lanes, bicycling tours to the neighbouring towns and villages, kilometres of sandy beaches or culture in the citadels of Portuguese history - the location of our house offers everything that your heart desires. Get captivated by the unperturbed hustle and bustle of Portugal’s Silver Coast!

Sandy beaches

Right in front of the house is the wildly romantic Gralha da Praia, which is just 10 minutes away on foot. Almost your own private beach, because there are very few swimmers visiting even in high summer. With the enclosed rocky bay, the beach is great even on windy days as well as not so mild days.

Especially for children the popular natural bay of Sao Martinho do Porto is ideal. Either you opt for a 20-minute walk or pack your bathing suit at once in your car. The lively bay in summer with its cafés, restaurants and shops offers bathing fun for the whole family - even very small kids can splash around in the gentle waves happily.

On one of the most beautiful coastal roads in the country, Rua da Pescaria, you can reach the vast Praia do Salgado in approximately 5 km, which has an enchanting view of Nazaré. The kilometre-long sandy beach, where you can always find a lonely place even in the summer months, is as popular among the Lisbon tourists as it is among tourists from all over the world, who love something special. If you like something closer to the town, you also have the Praia da Nazaré, located directly on the waterfront, available for swimming fun and a cool drink in one of the beach bars.

On the opposite side of Sao Martinho bay there is a 10 km long coastal road with breathtaking view of Foz do Arelho. For surfers and paragliders and also for families from children to elder persons one can enjoy beautiful, simple beach life. In the hot waters of the lagoon nearby you can swim carefree without high waves and relax in the surrounding bars and cafés.

Culture and colourful hustle and bustle

In Sao Martinho do Porto you can take a wonderful stroll, have a drink in Rua dos Cafés and dine first-class in one of the numerous restaurants. The daily market - within 15 minutes walking distance from the house - provides everything fresh and cheap for self-catering. A large supermarket on the outskirts is perfect for a shopping spree. On the bay along the sea there is a boardwalk that goes up to Salir do Porto or you can use the lift to the upper town, which brings you close to the original location.

The driving time to the preserved and well-kept medieval town of Obidós is only around 20 minutes and is always worth a trip. Cosy bars, fado songs and colourful hustle and bustle along the many small alleys will enchant you.

Nazaré stretches directly up to Praia do Salgado, divided into an upper and lower town at the cliff slope. The Moroccan architecture, fishing women in black dresses, shops, narrow alleys and public places, from where you can see the sunset in the evening, contribute to a real holiday feeling.

Experience pure culture in Alcobaca with a monastery, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A visit to the unique church and Crusader Castle of Tomar leads you to the former significant centre of the Templars. Coimbra, the oldest university city of Portugal, Lisbon with its seven hills or the Shrine of Fatima - all of this and much more options are there practically at your doorstep.

Sports and activities

Hiking and biking: Pristine nature, dunes, barren rocks and endlessly winding roads and paths - right outside the doorstep you can go for relaxing walks or extensive hikes and bicycle tours. You can go by yourself on an expedition to explore or experience guided walks, organised by the tourist office in Sao Martinho or in the nature park 'Serra de Aire e Candeeiros'

Paragliding: Thanks to the favourable wind currents, the colourful hang-gliders start not far from our house, right on the cliff overlooking Praia da Gralha. Reachable on foot within a few minutes, you can marvel at the stunning scenery from breezy heights. Courses for beginners and advanced can be found at (check out the website link) - or just enquire directly at the launch site.

Water sports: After a 15-minute drive you will reach 'Escola da Vela da Lagoa' (Check out the website link) - directly at the lagoon of Obidós, in the village of Foz do Arelho. You can take up courses for surfing, windsurfing, sailing and kite surfing. Or just get on the waves right there. Alternatively, Peniche is there nearby, which enjoys international fame as a surf camp. Not to mention 'Wave of Nazaré' - which was recently launched in the Guinness Book of Records, and real waves of enthusiasm struck at the beach of Nazaré.

Golf: In Obidós, reachable on the highway after 20 minutes, you will find several excellent golf courses: Praia del Rey, Royal Obidós and Bom Sucesso Design resorts are among the best in Portugal.

Diving: Haliotis diving school (check out the website link) has a variety of courses for beginners and professional divers near your holiday domicile.

More Details

Birgit Gerstenlauer & Markus Dirr
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, german
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Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Birgit Gerstenlauer & Markus Dirr

Facts meet creativity. Here facts and creativity are not mutually exclusive, but rather attract to each other magically. In our daily lives, both a profession plays a role in the financial sector, as well as advertising, communication and design on the other side. We could combine together the joy of beautiful things, sometimes bizarre and eccentric, art and architecture in Casa da Gralha.

In this effort, the most important concern for us is not perfection but the emotion. How smooth and perfect everyone has to work in this world, more important it is to have a place that makes space. Let your soul unwind, once again feel bored, let your eye wander off into the distance, bring out new ideas and unwind again. With your head sailing in the clouds, feet on the ground - 'our' Portugal has already become homeland at heart for many since more than 10 years.

Birgit Gerstenlauer & Markus Dirr purchased this house in 2012

Why Birgit Gerstenlauer & Markus Dirr chose São Martinho do Porto

The fantastic location of the house fascinated us from the very first moment. A bit mystical, almost spooky, it stood there uninhabited for years and almost forgotten like a rock in the surf. Even Michel Piccoli, one of the great French character actors, has discovered the house during mid-90s for himself. He fulfilled his dream to direct, in the film 'La plage noire', which was made almost exclusively in the house itself and on the beach Praia da Gralha. Traces of the black tiles painted over at that period of time are also seen at the house even now.

Today it would be unthinkable to take this opportunity to get a building permit. How the former owner from Lisbon managed it around 30 years ago, will probably remain both a fortune and mystery...

What makes this house unique

The special advantage of the house is definitely the direct, uncultivable closeness to nature, panoramic view of the hinterland, and the raging Atlantic coast likewise. Solitude does not mean avoiding the unperturbed vibrant Portuguese life. The marketplace of Sao Martinho can be reached quickly on foot and incredibly beautiful beaches and tourist attractions are very nearby. Bem vindo em Portugal! (Welcome to Portugal!)


São Martinho do Porto House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1937 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Bathroom opposite to the green bedroom
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , En-suite bathroom in the blue bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , En-suite bathroom in the master bedroom
  • The house was built in the 90’s as a sophisticated summer villa. We have left the bathrooms remain in their original condition for most part in our extensive renovation in 2011/2012, but the bath tubs and shower trays were renewed and all bathrooms were designed and equipped beautifully. Hand towels and bath towels are sufficiently available - please bring your own beach towels.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , 2 x 2 m
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1.40 x 2 m
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1.40 x 2 m
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , 0.90 x 2 m
  • All bedrooms are furnished for relaxation and restful sleep. The double glazed windows do not let any noise enter from outside and with the windows open you can hear the soothing sound of the sea and the sounds of many species of birds. In the green bedroom opening out to the garden, and also in the blue bedroom opening out to the sea, there are built-in wardrobes, the master bedroom has a wardrobe for hanging clothes and a shelf with laundry baskets. The small cosy bedroom for children of all ages is comfortably furnished and has a small wardrobe and chest of drawers for storage.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 12 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
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
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We have taken great care for all equipments and furnishing of our house and we have tried with a sincere heart to make the rooms inviting. Select furniture pieces, some original design classics from the Bauhaus era, handcrafted unique items or collectibles have found a good home here. But do not worry about minor mishaps - our beach house is there to live and enjoy! Especially if children are going to be there, something could go wrong and that is not so seriously bad! It might not be as perfect as everything in a luxury hotel, it offers a unique atmosphere to relax and unwind. Here you can recharge your cells and recoup new energy for your everyday life.


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Beach side villa! Independent beach house with panoramic view!
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews

Einmal richtig am Atlantik

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben die Zeit in der Casa da Gralha sehr genossen!

Dieses schöne Haus ist einzigartig mit seiner Lage auf der Klippe am wilden Atlantik. Und doch ist man nach 10 Minuten Fussmarsch auf dem Markt und schon fast mitten in São Martinho, wir fühlten uns rundum wohl.

Das schöne Haus ist sehr gut ausgestattet und der Ausblick ist grandios!

Ein Logenplatz für Atlantikliebhaber!!

Christoph und Renate Elsässer

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Herzlichen Dank für die schöne Bewertung – wir freuen uns sehr, dass Ihnen Land, Leute, Haus und Umgebung gefallen haben und würden uns wirklich freuen, wenn es Sie einmal wieder an den den wilden Atlantik zieht!
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Brilliant location, superbly equipped, spacious and beautifully furnished villa

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place! Ten minutes walk to a wonderful (and in our case solitary) beach. Fantastic views of the sea and sky. Walking distance to the local market and bakery... fresh rolls for breakfast, and excellent fruit and veg at a fraction of supermarket prices. The villa was everything we needed - loads of space for our two families (4 + 3). The kids were delighted to find the stash of Lego and DVDs although the great weather meant we spent most of the time (later October) outside. The kitchen is well-equipped so we were able to cook for ourselves when we wanted (although we never did work out how we would make the best use of the locally bought XuXu!!). It was a joy to hang out in the beautifully furnished and comfortable rooms making use of that plentiful wood supply in the woodfire during the cooler evenings. Although the sea in front of the villa wasn't suitable for swimming when we were there, there are no end of fantastic beaches here (the bay in San Martinho, and down towards the mouth of the river at the sand dunes). The handover was no problem and we left hoping we'll definitely be back again sometime!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear guests, many thanks for the beautiful words - we are very pleased that you have felt cosy and like at home. We also love the time when the summer crowds are over and the country and the people are preparing for the stormy season on the Atlantic Ocean. Its a great time inside and outside. Feel always welcome to the house on the cliff - you have left a wonderful aura... THANK YOU! and all the best for you, your kids and friends!!!
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Geniale Lage, Erholung pur!

  • 4 of 5

Gleich zu Beginn, warum nur 4 und nicht 5 Sterne? Ehrlich gesagt fällt mir der eine Stern Abzug sehr schwer und er ist auch auf keinen Fall wegen des Hauses, der Lage oder dem Wetter (finde ich nebenbei gesagt ungerecht diesem Feriendominizil gegenüber, was einer meiner Vorbewerter da gemacht hat. Für das Wetter kann nun wirklich niemand was. Und außerdem ist das in dieser Region generell so. Nur 5 km weiter kann das Wetter schon wieder komplett umschlagen). Ich habe einen Stern wegen der Hausverwaltung abgezogen und damit einhergehend mit der Preisgestaltung. Diese war uns gegenüber unfreundlich und wirkte sehr arrogant (außer einmal, da hatte ich einen Mann am Telefon, der war nett). Das wir nicht eher rein durften, hatten wir zuvor schon erfahren aber das es sogar später wurde und wir auch noch insgesamt 3x vertröstet wurden finde ich in dieser Preiskategorie doch etwas unangebracht (man muss volle 14 Tage zahlen, darf aber erst 16.00 Uhr ins Haus und muss 10.30 Uhr wieder raus sein. Es sollte jeweils ein halber Tag berechnet werden). Nach 2200km in 20h Fahrt mit zwei kleinen Kindern hätte man ein bisschen mehr Feingefühl erwartet (es war absolut deprimierend nicht mal wenigstens kurz ins Haus zu dürfen und bei 30°C irgendwo am Straßenrand das Kind säubern zu müssen).

Jetzt aber gnug gemeckert, denn das wird diesem wunderschönen Haus eigentlich gar nicht gerecht. Es hat uns einfach alles sehr gut gefallen. Die Vermieter sind super nett. Die Lage ist unbeschreiblich. Die Landschaft ist atemberaubend... besser kann ein Haus nicht gebaut sein. Die Ausstattung des Hauses ist perfekt es hat an nichts gefehlt (außer einer Wurstzange zum grillen ;-)). Mit viel Liebe zum Detail wurde die Einrichtung gewählt und man merkt, es wurde nicht zur Massenabfertigung von Touristen gebaut, sondern es hat sich jemand wirklich mal Gedanken gemacht.

Der Strand am Fuße der Klippen ist unbeschreiblich. Es wird nicht zu viel versprochen, man hat ihn wirklich für sich allein. Die rauhe See hat seinen ganz eigenen Reiz (auch und gerade für Adrenalinjunkies) und wenn man es vom Wellengang her eher ruhiger möchte, dann kann man zu jeder Zeit in die Stadt an den Strand, der ist hundertprozentig familienfreundlich.

Die Bevölkerung in der Gegend ist freundlich und Hilfsbereit und die umliegenden Orte sind alle einen Besuch Wert.

Wir können dieses Feriendominizil uneingeschränkt empfehlen (über die Hausverwaltung waren wir schnell hinweg ;-)).

Liebe Grüße

Fam. Schmidt

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Liebe Gäste, herzlichen Dank für Ihre ausführliche Bewertung und die schönen Worte, die Sie für unser Haus, Land und Leute gefunden haben! Darüber freuen wir uns sehr! Es ist uns das Wichtigste, dass sich unsere Gäste rundum wohl und wie zuhause fühlen! Für die Unannehmlichkeiten bei Ihrer Ankunft und Übergabe kann ich mich an dieser Stelle nur herzlich entschuldigen! Es gibt wohl einfachTage, an denen kommt alles zusammen und es läuft schief, was nur schief gehen kann... Selbstverständlich sollten Sie trotz aller Widrigkeiten, die der Alltag so mit sich bringt, davon nichts abbekommen, sondern sich jederzeit willkommen fühlen! Auf die An- und Abreisezeiten haben wir leider wenig Einfluss. Wie in jedem Hotel auch, ist eine Abreise am Vormittag notwendig, um für neu ankommende Gäste am Nachmittag alles vorzubereiten. Das Haus mit rund 180 qm Wohlfläche, plus Aussenbereich und kompletter Wäschewechsel von 4 Schlafzimmern und 3 Bädern braucht seine Zeit – unsere fleissigen Putzfeen geben wirklich ihr Bestes, damit alle Gäste ein sauberes, gepflegtes Ferienhaus vorfinden. Und wenn ausserhalb der Hochsaison nicht direkt am selben Tag Gäste an- bzw. abreisen, richtet sich die Hausübergabe immer gerne nach den Reisezeiten unserer Besucher. Wir würden uns auf jeden Fall freuen, wenn Sie einmal wieder den Weg an die schöne Silberküste finden!
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  • 5 of 5

Sehr schönes Ferienhaus in wirklich einzigartiger Lage direkt an der portugiesischen Atlantikküste. Netter Austausch mit den Vermietern, unkomplizierter Kontakt vor Ort. Wer Ruhe und Erholung sucht ist hier gut aufgehoben, aber auch kulturelle Ziele oder etwas Trubel sind nicht wirklich weit entfernt (PKW erforderlich). Baden/Schwimmen leider nicht direkt am "Hausstrand", aber nicht weit weg. Uns hat es sehr gut gefallen!

Einziger Wehrmutstropfen: der Küstennebel, der überraschend hartnäckig war in unserer 2. Urlaubswoche.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Liebe Gäste, herzlichen Dank für die nette Bewertung! Wir freuen uns, dass es Ihnen in unserem Haus auf der Klippe gefallen hat und Sie eine herrliche Zeit hatten! Wenn über einen längeren Zeitraum hohe Temperaturen angesagt sind, kann der Küstennebel schon mal hartnäckiger sein und für Abkühlung sorgen. Die Portugiesen lieben ihre "Sommerfrische" da sie dann einfach länger schlafen, den Vormittag mit Café und Nichtstun verbringen und erst nach einem ausgiebigen Mittagessen am Nachmittag an den Strand gehen. Wem es zu lange mit der Sonne dauert, kann auch ein paar Kilometer landeinwärts oder Richtung Cascais sein Glück versuchen. Manchmal hängt sich der Seenebel an einer Hügelkette fest und ist dafür in kurzer Entfernung verschwunden. Unser "Hausstrand" Praia da Gralha, direkt unterhalb des Hauses gelegen, ist wie jeder nicht bewachte Atlantikstrand zum Schwimmen zu riskant, da Wellengang und Strömungen heftig sein können. Sonnenbaden, Sandburgen bauen und einen endlosen Blick bis gegenüber nach Amerika werfen kann man dafür fast allein:-) Ihnen alles Gute, herzliche Grüsse und sehr gerne bis zum nächsten mal!!!
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Wer Ruhe und Erholung jenseits des Tourismus sucht ist hier genau richtig

  • 5 of 5

Die Lage dürfte so schnell nicht wieder zu finden sein, weit und breit kein Haus und keine Nachbarn. Nur einige Einheimische und andere Erholungssuchende die tagsüber die kleine Zufahrtsstraße am Haus benutzen, sowie Gleitschirmflieger die die Steilküste, Thermik und Wind nutzen. Ansonsten ist man total allein in und mit diesem wunderschönen Haus das alles bietet was man für einen Urlaub benötigt. Die Ausstattung ist wirklich mehr als vollständig, selbst ein Aufenthalt im tiefsten Winter wäre kaum langweilig da z.B. Bücher, DVDs und auch Kinderspielzeug reichlich vorhanden sind. Wir haben jedoch eher den Blick auf das Meer genossen, der ist wirklich grandios, 180° Panoramablick!!! Volle Empfehlung für dieses Anwesen und auch für unsere Gastgeber.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lieber Olaf und Familie, ganz herzlichen Dank für die schöne Bewertung für unser Haus auf der Klippe! Euch als Gäste zu haben war uns ein grosses Vergnügen und wir würden uns sehr freuen, wenn es Euch mal wieder an den Atlantik zieht! Ein Windrad wird dann das Grundstück bereichern:-)! Euch alles Gute und die besten Wünsche !
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Tolles Haus an der Silberküste

  • 5 of 5

Wir hatten eine ganz tolle Zeit in diesem außergewöhnlichen Haus. Tolle Ausstattung und liebevolle Details rundeten den Aufenthalt ab. Als Liebhaber des rauen Atlantiks kommt man wirklich auf seine Kosten😀

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Liebe Gäste, vielen Dank für Ihre Bewertung - unser Haus auf der Klippe wird sich freuen:-) Der weite Blick auf Sonne, Wind , Wellen und Wolkenspiele hat Sie hoffentlich viel Kraft und Energie für den Alltag mit nach Hause nehmen lassen! Ihnen alles Gute, bleiben Sie gesund und herzliche Grüsse!
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
900 Metres
Bar at the market place in Sao Martinho do Porto
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Praia del Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort
Nearest Train
1.2 Kilometres
Sao Martinho do Porto
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Sao Martinho do Porto / Alfeizerao
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Sao Martinho do Porto
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Praia da Gralha
Car: recommended

Location of your holiday domicile

Thanks to the gorgeous, secluded, yet central location of our house, all your wishes are fulfilled in your private holiday plan. Whether you are looking for peace and relaxation in nature, or you want to enjoy carefree beach days on the glittering Silver Coast, romp with sport activities, take an extensive stroll and shop around or marvel at the wonders of the country - everything is possible practically at the doorstep and are sometimes directly accessible on foot.

Coming from Lisbon on the A8 it takes about 1 hour from the airport (90 km). Or select the Porto airport as a destination and you should then expect a journey time of approximately 2.5 hours (250 km). The road networks are excellent and you can reach our house after the exit 'Sao Martinho do Porto' in 10 minutes.

Local contact person

Through our local friends who live in Sao Martinho do Porto since nearly 30 years, you always have a person to contact directly! Both, 'Portuguese by choice' of German descent, will be there with you in words and deeds for any matters of concern.


The extensive land is predominantly natural and covered with an abundance of plant and tree world. Small stone paths lead you through the property and invite you to explore the landscape and nature. Our house is located 65 metres above sea level, just above the beach in Praia da Gralha. The private property has parking space for several cars directly at the house. The property is bounded by a wall on two sides and fitted with a lockable gate. The boundaries on the north and west side of the property are natural. The dunes adjacent to the northern side of the property is a nature reserve and is the starting point for wonderful coastal walks. The western border is the natural rocky coastline of the Atlantic, which slopes down in to the sandy beach of Praia da Gralha.

Your house

You can reach our house over a short dirt road paved with stones which could be bumpy after the stormy autumn / winter times. From Sao Martinho towards the beach Praia da Gralha, the trail passes through isolated villas and country houses until you see your holiday domicile right in front of you in an exposed hillside. The white paint and the blue of the window shutters and small patios reflect the colours of sky and clouds. Enjoy a peaceful and unobstructed panoramic view of sea and nature with the fantastic location. Masonry wall panels in the outdoor patios provide stunning visual axis with constantly new views and wind protection at the same time.

Enjoy the summer time with a steel blue sky and privacy that offers all the amenities. Secluded and yet close to everything you desire for during your holidays. In the spring you will find fully bloomed plants and in some days you can also swim in wind protected bays. In late autumn and winter, when the Atlantic wind gains strength, you can watch spectacular natural wonders on land and sea. Quick passing cloud formations, the rapid change of sun and storm, the incredibly clear light - you can experience pure nature. Thanks to the double glazing and electric radiators in every room newly installed in 2012, you always feel comfortable and secure. The fireplace in the living room additionally ensures relaxing hours.


Whether you make yourself comfortable on the large, south-facing main patio in the cosy sofa set or admire the sunset on the west side patio frontal to the sea - the extraordinary location of your holiday will cast a spell on you. The barbecue area is located on a private, sheltered patio. Equipped with an open fireplace, sufficient firewood, wash basin with running water and storage spaces made of sandstone you can arrange social barbecues at the big teak table here. The small, east-facing kitchen patio is simply perfect for the first coffee or tea in the morning. Wind resistant and sunny, you can start the day here in peace, listen to the waves and just enjoy life.


You will not find a sterile, impersonal standard in your holiday domicile. The whole setup was brought together fondly and distinctly and an atmosphere to relax and unwind awaits you. The casual mix of old and new, trendy and old-fashioned, modern art and traditional - leave your worries behind and enjoy the time away from the hustle and bustle. Adults and children and sometimes grumpy teenagers come here sit down and relax and all are welcome anytime here!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $0
Endreinigung, Wäsche $123.06
Refundable damage deposit $369.19

In den angegebenen FeWo-Preisen ist die Endreinigung in Höhe von EUR 100.-- enthalten. In den Mietpreisen sind auch sämtliche Nebenkosten wie Strom, Wasser, Brennholz und Wäschewechsel von Bettwäsche und Handtüchern / Geschirrtücher inklusive. Die Kaution in Höhe von EUR 300.-- erhalten Sie spätestens 1 Woche nach Ihrer Abreise wieder zurück.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.