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3 Bedroom Villa, 2 Bedroom House & 1 Bedroom Cottage with shared heated pool - Cottage

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights




The charming cottage is set at the top of the property. It has a open plan living room and kitchen area, both of which overlook the cottage lawn. The living room has a log burner for those cosy winter evenings.

The whole of the cottage boasts beamed wooden ceilings.

About the property

Quinta do Bouro

A wonderful restored traditional villa, house and cottage are available to rent separately or together in enclosed, large private grounds. The property boasts exposed wooden beams, large gardens with an inviting heated pool and barbecue areas. Just minutes from the charming village of Foz do Arelho, on Portugal’s fashionable Silver Coast, the property is less than an hour from Lisbon and all its attractions. Foz do Arelho is bordered by Óbidos lagoon, the largest natural lagoon in Europe. Close by is Óbidos itself, a medieval walled village, and UNESCO world heritage site. There are many excellent, good value restaurants and activities within easy reach as well as a variety of superb beaches. Praia del Rey, Portugal’s top golf course is less than 30 minutes away, with other courses , notably Royal Obidos and Bom Successo also close by.

Our visitors come back time after time.

More Details

John Donovan
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Had a wonderful fortnight here. Accommodation is superb with great family beaches.
Jun 2010
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On booking 25% of the cost is payable with the remainder payable 60 days before arrival. A security deposit of £170 is included and refunded after the stay subject to non-damage.

Pool heating is included during the summer season, but subject to £100 per week charge outside of these dates, if required.


Foz do Arelho Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Activities Guide
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Audio Tape Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Game Console
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Very Good! 4.1/5 -
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average rating of 4.111111 based on 12 reviews

In love with this complex!

  • 5 of 5

This was our third time staying at this complex. The location is amazing, quiet and just what we look for when looking for somewhere scenic and peaceful. There Is a lovely cafe just round the corner within walking distance and then a sports bar down the road (walking is longer that we thought ha! but still a lovely walk). We came in November this year and the weather was mild, sun still shined, but was ideal in the evening wrapping up next to the fire. We decided to spend Christmas and New Year in the other house a few years back and it was such a great holiday. New Year's Eve Was spent down the beach watching the fireworks and a huge street party taking place. The first time we came was in the summer back in 2012 and it's just as you would want it to be, sunshine every day with no clouds in the sky! With the pool on the complex and the beach round the corner, the location is just ideal! If you fancy a day out then it's all within driving distance. The people are so friendly and the food is delicious!! Definitely a favourite for us and we will continue to come here in future.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely cottage ideal base to explore the coast

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at Quinta do Bouro cottage. The cottage was well maintained and provided the ideal base from which to explore both the coast and further inland. We particularly enjoyed having coffee each morning at one of the several beach cafes in Foz, about 10 minutes from the cottage. We were made to feel very welcome during our stay and would definitely return again and recommend to friends visiting Portugal.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review. It is indeed a lovely part of Portugal and our property is ideally situated to explore the area. We do hope you will visit again sometime.
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Nice place but could do with a bit more TLC

  • 3 of 5

Very attractive property and great location . The cottage was a good size and generally very clean but could do with perhaps a little modernisation here and there. Eg the bathroom. Kitchen equipment could also be improved on and lighting could be better for reading. One or two things were a bit broken. Despite these small details , we had a great time and Alison was very helpful. The place might seem a bit crowded if all three properties were occupied by diffeent parties but for a large group of friends it would be fantastic.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Further to my email to you, I thank you again for your constructive criticism on lack of kitchen utensils. We have now bought all the items you mentioned and replaced the missing egg cups. I am glad that overall you had an enjoyable stay.
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Secluded, spacious holiday accommodations

  • 4 of 5

Beautifully situated accommodation - stunning views from the pool area overlooking surrounding countryside. Each accommodation has a private patio area with outdoor furniture.

Accommodations could be enhanced with some modernising, however, I would not hesitate to return but would be more comfortable with a newer, firmer mattress. Only 10 minutes from a stunning beach and huge inland delta and numerous restaurants. All in all a delightful holiday.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: New mattresses all in place for the new season
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Cottage by the sea

  • 4 of 5

A spacious and comfortable property in a peaceful location with a lovely garden. It is ideal for exploring this area of Portugal with swimming beaches close by. There are lots of interesting villages and towns to explore and Lisbon is within easy reach.

The owner had provided very helpful notes about the area and local restaurants. It would have been helpful to have downloaded the app for the wifi before we set off.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The wifi network is like any other, just a password to connect. No app required. The network name and password are detailed in the welcome book.
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Fantastic property and idyllic location

  • 5 of 5

This property had everything I was after. It was in an idyllic, quiet location with amazing, unspoilt views along a valley. It was close to a number of lovely towns to explore, of which obidos and nazare were highlights and fantastic coast and the lagoon. It was spotless and the owners left a welcome pack of food out for us which included a bottle of the fantastic local wine They could not have been more helpful, providing the most accurate directions from Lisbon airport which enabled us to find our way in the pitch black to the cottage. It is remote but you do not feel too in the sticks as Foz is nearby with cafes and mini markets and a large supermarket is only a 10 minute drive. I have already recommended this property to family and friends and am planning a return visit.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2012
  • Stayed: March 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Lisbon Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
900 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Praia del Rey and Royal Obidos
Nearest Train
9 Kilometres
Caldas da Rainha
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
A8, junction 19
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Cabana do Pescador
Nearest Ski
150 Kilometres
Serra da Estrela
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Foz do Arelho
Car: necessary

Quinta do Bouro is set in a quiet village, close to the beach and busier villages and towns. There are plenty of dining options locally as well as excellent outdoor markets. Within easy reach is the UNESCO site, Obidos, a walled medieval town, traditionally gifted by the King of Portugal to his bride. The city of Tomar is within reach, where the highlight is the Castle of the Knights Templar, another UNESCO site. Alcobaça has an incredible monastery as well equally enticing cake shops! The largest natural lagoon in Europe, Obidos lagoon is only a few minutes by car and here you can kite surf, windsurf and kayak, sit in a cafe and watch the world go by, or simply lie on the beach and relax.

Just off shore are the Berlenga Islands, a nature reserve with crystal blue waters and secluded beaches to explore. There are also a choice of top quality golf courses all within easy reach.


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