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Robert Hopkins

Member since: 2010
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Spacious Modern Villa with Pool in Great Location On Silver Coast

17 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Foz do Arelho Villa Rental Photos and Description

Contemporary Styled 3 Bedroom Villa 15-20 mins Walk to Obidos Lagoon & Beach

Spacious modern villa with shared pool and rural views to Foz do Arelho village. The beach is a 15-20 min walk where you will find a promenade and a large sandy beach which borders the ocean and the lagoon; there are beach bars and restaurants along the promenade. The villa is a short walk to the village centre which has a bank, shops, cafes and restaurants. Comfortable and contemporary, the villa has 3 double bedrooms, 2 with ensuite and double balconies, there is a large fully fitted kitchen with all amenities. Outside there is plenty of space with a bbq and dining area, sunloungers are provided for relaxing around the pool. The villa is built and furnished to a high standard throughout and provides comfortable accommodation. There is something here for all ages. Cot and highchair are provided. There is full central heating with an open fire in the lounge should you want to rent in the winter months. (There will be a separate charge for heating in winter). The property is also fully licensed in compliance with Portuguese law.

Local Activities: Obidos lagoon beach is a 15-20min walk (3mins by car) which is wide and sandy, further on the beach meets the Atlantic rollers which is great for surfing. There are great selection of beach bars and restaurants offering local caught fresh fish and a sailing school on the lagoon where sailing, windsurfing and kayaking are available. The village centre is a short stroll with all local amenities. For more shopping including several large supermarkets Caldas da Rainha is 8km. Obidos walled village is 12km. Lisbon is around 80km by motorway.

There are numerous golf courses within the area, including CampoReal Golf in Torres Vedras, Praia del Rey, Royal Obidos (deigned by Seve Ballesteros), Golden Eagle in Rio Maior and Bom Sucesso.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Robert Hopkins (Owner)
Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a terrific holiday. The accommodation was 1st class, very clean and well equipped for any type of weather & a good size pool. Although there were eight of us we did not feel squashed, due to the massive amount of space & outside balconies.Located in a beautiful part of Portugal we enjoyed exploring the various towns & landmarks although the children always managed to find a beach.

The Bogle Family
Jun 2010
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Reviews

4.6
based on 17 traveler reviews

Spacious Modern Villa with Pool in Great Location On Silver Coast
average rating of 4.647059 based on 18 reviews
5

Fantastic Villa in great location

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in this villa numerous times and it never disappoints. The villa is spacious ,clean and very well equipped ( even down to the beach gear and pool inflatables). It's great for relaxing in. The pool is big,very clean and we had lots of fun splashing about.

The villa is situated in the local village close to supermarkets with some very nice restaurants nearby. It's about 20 min walk to the beach.

The beach is huge and has the choice of magnificent waves on the Atlantic side or pleasant calm on the lagoon side. Sailing and Sufing schools are also present. The beach has the correct balance of facilities and choice of cafes/ restaurants without being overly commercialised.

We used a car to get about and explore the locality. Would recommend Bombarral, Obidos, Caldas da Rainha( for some shopping and coffee). The cliff walk in Foz has amazing views of the beach. Having a car will really add to your experience.

If you want a relaxed family holiday this is the place for you.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Hollywood-esque house!

  • 5 of 5

Really lovely villa. Spacious and glamorous, immaculate pool. Beautiful beach just 5 mins drive down the road. Had perfect weather and a lovely rest. Have to say, would highly recommend (but actually would like to keep it a secret to ensure that it is always free to book!)

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Wonderfull villa 100km north of Lissabon

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderfull stay in the spacious villa of Robert and Linda. We were with 5 (2 adults and 3 kids -> age 8-15). Everything was very clean when we arrived. All you need is available in the villa even windshields for the beach.

We had beautiful weather. There are enouch villages to visit and don't forget Lissabon (75 minute drive). We can recomment a visit to Buddha Eden in Bombarral (a big garden with immense buddha statues).

Then the Portugese people: very polite and helpful even in Lissabon! Go and eat at the restaurants in the village. We had a complete meal for 5 with desert for 60 euros. 1 cup of coffee for 60 eurocents, unbelievable!

Our hosts were great! When you've got a question just email Robert and Linda and you'll get a reply within 2 hours.

Conclusion: if you're looking for a nice place to stay in Portugal near Lissabon go and stay at this villa!!!!!!!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind comments, we are always pleased to hear our guests enjoy the villa and the area. We try to make sure everything is available at the villa and that all our guests have a smooth reservation experience. Regards Robert & Linda
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Great holiday with children

  • 5 of 5

The time we spent in Foz do Arelho was great. We recommend the place for holiday with children. The long and sandy beach is within walking distance (20 minutes), however it is more convenient to get there by car. The lagoon of Obidos is safe and perfect for children. There are plenty of fine restaurants near the beach. Within 50 kilometers there are lots of places worth sightseeing and Lisbon is only one hour to get to. The house is well maintained, and the layout is perfect for two families. Two big bedrooms with their own bathrooms and terraces and one smaller bedroom. The swimming pool is clean and big enough however you have to share it with all four houses. If you have enough of sun and swimming you can play table tennis.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Foz do Arelho in style

  • 5 of 5

The villa was in immaculate shape when we arrived. Roberts local representative was there with the key to meet us which was an even nicer introduction to the villa. The villa lacked absolutely nothing. When it came to amenities every little item that could be thought of was present, even right down to the ice cube trays for the freezer. Other than our trip to the local stores for groceries, everything we ever needed was there. An added bonus were the matching mountain bikes in the garage in the basement. The ping pong table in the basement entertained the boys as well as the adults for hours on end. The location was perfect as it was on a quiet street with beautiful views from the bedroom decks. within walking distance to every grocery store and restaurant in town and a very enjoyable walk to the beach.

Robert and his attention to details were another added bonus from the time we started inquiring about the villa. If you are looking for a beautiful villa with the convenience of home in a town that is centrally located to everything you could ever possibly want to see in Portugal, then this is the one.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Excellent large villa close to village

  • 5 of 5

Excellent large villa. Very spacious and very well appointed. Clean with rooms well maintained. Pool was nice and well kept.

Short walk to village (5min) and to a number of nice restaurants.

Would recommend car to take full advantage of the area.

Highly recommended. Stayed in Aug 14.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
92 Kilometres
Lisbon
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Village Square
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Praia De'l Rey
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Caldas Da Rainha
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
A8 Junction 18
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Village
Nearest Beach
1100 Metres
Foz
Car: recommended

The area is ideal for all types of holiday whether you want to explore new places, relax by the sea or explore the countryside in the area. There are many places of interest most of which are within an hour or so drive from our villa.

Just a short distance away is the medieval walled village and castle of Obidos, here you will find plenty of cafes and restaurants. There is a path along the entire length of the walls which provide great views of the area, then a gentle wander through the small lanes.

Not far from Obidos is the Buddha Eden – Garden of Peace, it is a beautiful managed garden of 35 hectares (86 acres) of natural fields, lakes, manicured gardens and Buddhist statuary.

Peniche, San Martinho do Porto & Nazaré have some fantastic large beaches as well as fresh fish restaurants which deserve a visit. Not far from Peniche is the Berlengas nature reserve.

The pilgrimage town of Fatima & the natural caves at Grutas de Mira de Aireare are 1 hour approximately drive so both are easily done on the same day. The Templar city of Tomar is also in the same direction, this has a stunning round Templar church (12th century) of the Convent of the Order of Christ

There are many other towns with monasteries and palaces in the area, these include Alcobaça, Batalha, Mafra, Ourem, Sintra (there is too much to see in one day so worth a couple of trips), and Lisbon. Along the coast towards Lisbon are the beach towns of Ericeira, Estoril and Cascais

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Rates & Availability

Foz do Arelho Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High July - August
Jul 2 2016 - Sep 3 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,107
 
 
September - October
Sep 4 2016 - Oct 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$112
$702
 
 
November - March
Oct 31 2016 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$112
$517
 
 
April-June
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$112
$708
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $225

A non refundable deposit of 25% is payable when booking, balance is due a minimum of 6 weeks prior to arrival. Bookings less than 6 weeks before rental are due in full. Discounts available for long term lets. Arrival times can be flexible depending on bookings. A security deposit is payable & refunded within a week of end of stay conditions apply. Price based on 6 sharing, extra charge above this.

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Amenities

Foz do Arelho Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Bathrooms 2 and 3 are ensuite to upstairs bedrooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Upstairs bedrooms are complete with built in wardrobes and have double balconies with great views. The ground floor bedroom has a patio area. Cot is available.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The property has good accessibility but there are eight steps up to the front porch, then a further eight up to the pool area.

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