|Minimum Stay||4 - 6 nights|
Registration Number - 33681/AL
Located within the prestigious 'Vila dos Principes' condominium, this fully managed and gated condominium is set within beautiful and spacious landscaped gardens.'Vila dos Principes' is the only gated condominium within the resort.
Based on traditional Portuguese village architecture with old style cobbled streets and extensive tropical trees and shrubs, this luxury town house has a great position.
It is central to the three communal heated pools (Mid April - Mid October) which are only a minutes walk away. There are sun loungers and umbrellas surrounding the 3 pools which are free for guests to use. Two of the pools have separate childrens pools.
It has contemporary furnishings throughout, with a choice of two outside terraces in which to enjoy 'al fresco' dining. Both the lower and upper terrace's have a stunning 'rattan' dining table and chairs for your comfort. We have provided a 'Weber' charcoal bar-b-que which is perfect for cooking in the sun!
The property is furnished to a very high standard and is equipped to comply with the requirements of a 5* resort, including Siemens kitchen appliances and a 40 inch Sony flat screen television and Sony dvd player with a selection of DVD movies for guests to enjoy.
The master bedroom has a european king size four poster bed and there is a lovely terrace off the master bedroom, complete with rattan table and chairs where you can enjoy the late afternoon and evening sun with a glass of local Portuguese wine, in relative privacy. There is also a wall mounted Sony television in the master bedroom.
A log burner has been installed to provide a wonderful addition, during the colder months, to the luxurious lounge area with the wonderfully comfortable 'L' shaped sofa, which is perfect for lounging on.
House Equipment: is available which includes: tennis rackets and a selection of board games. Body boards for both adults (2) and children (2) are also provided for you to make good use of the wonderful beaches and surf on offer.
Kitchen Equipment: The Kitchen is equipped to a very high standard which includes a Siemens dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and a microwave.
We have endeavoured to create a kitchen 'like home from home' as I love to cook, therefore it is well stocked with dishes and cutlery.
In Praia del Rey as you enter the resort, there is a Tennis Academy with 7 tennis courts to use (a small charge applies). A tennis professional is also available for private lessons. In Peak Season a children's Tennis Academy is available. We have provided some tennis racquets for our guests.
During the summer months, the on-site children's activity centre 'Funpolis' offers a varied programme of events for children including bike hire for both adults and children at very reasonable rates.
The resort is a 55 minute drive north from Lisbon airport and a two/three hour drive south from Porto airport. The resort lies between the quaint fishing town of Peniche, the walled medieval village of Obidos and the lively market town of Caldas da Rainha.
Along this coastline fine, sandy beaches shimmer like silver as they are washed by the Atlantic. Cliffs, coves and quaint fishing towns dot the coast: orchards, vineyards and tranquil, historic towns and villages are scattered throughout the countryside. It really is a wonderful destination.
Obidos, a jewel of Portuguese heritage is an enchanted place to visit, it is encircled by a ring of medieval walls and is crowned by a traditional Moorish castle. This a 'must see' destination. There are festivals on throughout the year, these include a chocolate festival in February and the famous medieval festival in July/August.You can hire medieval costumes and join in the fun, see our blog on our web-site for photos of us dressing up! It truly was a night to remember.
For shopping head to Caldas da Rainha, a 15 minute drive away. It has a wonderful daily market in the centre square selling inexpensive and beautifully fresh produce from the local area.The products for sale include nuts, cheese, fruit, vegetables, flowers and local honey to name just a few.
For fishing trips and boat trips head to Peniche harbour where you can escape to “Berlinga Grande”, a National Nature Reserve which is one the preferred nesting sites for sea birds and acts as the access point to a Maneuline military fortress built in 1502.
There are also local vineyards to enjoy. Quinta da Sanguinal hosts excellent tours where you can purchase wine after your tour.
I am very much a 'people' person and will do my very best to ensure that you enjoy your holiday with us and endeavour to provide as much information to ensure that you get the best out of your trip. I pride myself on the wonderful reviews which I have built up over the years and I am thrilled that we have repeat guests holidaying with us each year.
Ultimately I want you to come away having enjoyed your stay with us and what the resort and area has to offer.
I take full control of managing the property, something which I really enjoy doing. I always endeavour to respond to any queries quickly and effectively.
I am very lucky to have a wonderful management agent, Olga, who does her very best to make your stay as comfortable as possible. She speaks fluent english and portuguese and lives just outside the resort.
I am married and have 2 children who still enjoy holidaying in the resort after 10 years of doing so. They are now 16 and 21 years old. We are a sporting family, with busy every day lives, who wanted something that was more than a 'home-from-home'.
We love the balance of the peace and quiet that the resort has to offer, along with the tennis, golf and the water sports on offer to make your holiday most enjoyable.
The climate is wonderful and with an easy walk to the stunning Praia del Rey beach where the surf is incredible, you can leave the stresses and strains of every day life. It truly is a 're-charge' your batteries destination.
Debbie O'Brien purchased this house in 2007
We have endeavoured to create something special in a truly remarkable location which like minded people will enjoy. Beautiful decor, along with a very comfortable 4 poster bed and a great position makes this property unique.
The Vila dos Principes condominium is the only gated part of the resort. Our modern townhouse is located centrally and is within walking distance of Praia del Rey's Club House, the Marriott Hotel and the perfect blend of un-spoilt Praia del Rey beach.
Whether you enjoy active beach sports such as surfing, tennis, golf, family time in the security of peaceful gardens, or maybe just a bit of me-time, being pampered in the 5* Marriott Hotel.
Well this location has this and more!
The beaches here offer a true paradise with some being almost deserted. The difficult part is choosing which beach to visit.
If you are adventurous and like to explore, you will be surprised at the peace and beauty of Praia del Rey's beach, along with the brilliant waves. The Super Tubos in Peniche, where the surfing championships are held each year in October along with the tranquility of Sao Martinho do Porto or the simple natural beauty of Baleal beaches.You really are spoilt for choice!
Take a stroll in the evening sun down to the beach, when the silver shimmer on the ocean's horizon shows off the Atlantic to its best and most beautiful. Sneak a bottle of local wine with you and simply enjoy the sunset. Heaven!
This well proportioned townhouse has all the features for a great family holiday experience.
It has been furnished to reflect the standards of a 5* resort; elegant rooms, first floor and garden terrace dining, spacious gardens, with three private heated (mid-April - mid-October) swimming pools. Two of the swimming pools have separate childrens pools. It's no wonder we loved it, from the first time we saw it.
Few resorts are more perfectly situated than Praia del Rey. Still within easy reach of the capitol Lisbon, this 230 hectare estate overlooks the wide Atlantic ocean and has magnificent views, making it one of the most desirable locations in Portugal.
Such beautiful surroundings also offer a host of activities; golf, tennis and cycling are all on offer. Surfing, body boarding, sailing, windsurfing, scuba diving, jet-skiing, paddle boarding and canoeing are all available from the resort or in the nearby Obidos lagoon. Wine tasting at the nearby family run Quinta da Sanguinal is a lovely way to spend an afternoon and purchasing the wonderful wine after is a bonus.
We have returned, rested and tanned (some more than others) back to a cooler, darker UK.
Debbie, we both have to say from the moment we opened the door the WOW factor hit us. It has taken a while to find a holiday accommodation that we truly felt was home from home and everything was perfect.
Pools on site were great, clean and relaxed, plenty to do within the area.
Weather was brilliant the only downside was that the 10 days went too quick.
We had a wonderful time in Lisbon, Obidos and Sintra but the best day trip was a boat ride from Peniche to the island of Berlengas.
The crossing took 25 minutes and we added a guide and cave tour to the excursion. The island had a small beach cove and it was idyllic. Beautiful clear water, gave wonderful views of many shoals of fish through a glass bottomed boat.
Although the sea was cold at first, many visitors took the opportunity to snorkel and swim in the bay.
A perfect day trip.
Thanks again, you have a wonderful home in Portugal
David and Toni
We stayed for 10 days in Debbie and Tony's lovely home at the end of November into early December in 2016.
It is set in a quiet, beautifully maintained complex and the house itself is spacious, very tastefully furnished and well equipped. A perfect place to spend a holiday even out of season, we spent some very cosy evenings in front of the log burner in the comfortable lounge.
We were very fortunate with the weather considering the time of year - temperatures reaching 22 degrees on some days. This allowed us to spend time exploring this fascinating area. Debbie's guidebook is really useful for ideas. Within about an hours drive there are numerous interesting towns, both on the coast and inland.
We loved Nazare, where we watched fishermen mending their nets and women putting fish out to dry by the sea. Another favourite was Alcobaca, with its impressive monastery and excellent cafes selling delicious cakes in a beautiful setting. Obidos is a nearby town not to be missed. We enjoyed a wonderful meal in a restaurant there - unfortunately I can't remember its name but it is featured in Debbie's guidebook.
Having never visted Lisbon, we were pleased to be told by Olga, the very helpful property manager, that we could get there by bus from Obidos. It was just an hours journey and well worth the trip. We had several hours to have lunch and explore the city.
In all, we had a wonderful holiday and we would not hesitate in recommending this property to anyone looking for accommodation in the area.
David & Ann
As soon as we saw pictures of this beautiful town house we knew we wanted to stay here. It has everything you require, from extensive kitchenware and utensils to games for all the family and even DVD's. This is an immaculate well styled property that is also extremely welcoming and roomy. The owners are very good at keeping in contact and sorting any issues. It was a real pleasure to stay here and we were a little sad to leave. The resort itself was very quiet and we did find ourselves out and about most days, either driving to Baleal, Peniche or Obidos. We used 'Debbie's Bible' quite a bit for things to do or restaurants to eat in. Watching the sun setting into the ocean from the beach is a must. I highly recommend this gorgeous accommodation to stay in, even if a bit out of the way - it was nice to come back to a peaceful location and superb home. And that is what it became to us, we started calling it 'Home'.
This is a wonderful townhouse in a fantastic resort, which was extremely well equipped and decorated to make you feel at home.
Debbie the owner was extremely helpful and efficient throughout the whole process and provided a wonderful insight of great places to go, see and eat to complete a relaxing holiday on the great silver coast. We thoroughly enjoyed visiting Obidos, the close picturesque town and we were lucky to see the festivities of the medieval town. We highly recommend Caldas da Rainha for a relaxing day, a close pretty market town with something for everyone, from parks (where there is great cafe) to the new shopping centre. Another great place for us was Sao Martinho do Porto with a lovely beach - and we would suggest a meal in Boca do Mar.
The coastline was a joy to explore with Praia del Rey ideally situated. On a day out to Sintra and Cascais, we also visited the most westerly point in Europe, and further along the coast were rewarded with a spectacular cove where the locals were enjoying the amazing waves breaking over their seawater pool and we enjoyed the wonderful fish restaurant overhanging the beach at Azenhas do Mar.
My husband enjoyed two wonderful games of golf during our stay and met some lovely residents from on the resort. The resort itself is beautiful with excellent service in the 5* facilities all just a pleasant walk from the front door.
The holiday and accommodation was superb and we cannot wait to return.
We chose Praia D'el Rei to celebrate my 70th birthday. From the outset Debbie could not have been more helpful I had problems with receiving e-mail communication so Debbie sent the information we needed through a third party. There was nothing left to chance and she was very prompt with all her answers to our queries. The accommodation, on our arrival, was easy to find and exceeded all our expectations. The resort is as lovely now as it was when we visited 8 years ago; the gardens are beautifully maintained and everything about the infrastructure was pristine. Everything we need had been though of an our welcome pack covered all our essentials. The extra touch of a superb bottle of local red wine for my birthday was a lovely touch. We visited Buddha Eden (near Bonbarrol) on a day where the sea mist seemed set in and all enjoyed it - even my 6 and 9 year old granddaughters. To celebrate my birthday we had a wonderful meal at the restaurant next to the supermarket in Serra D'el Rei - the name escapes me, where the lady owner was a joy and the staff wonderful. The prices were very reasonable; especially as the eight of us consumed numerous bottles of Prosecco and copious amounts of beer!!! I think it will not be too long before we return
Morning walks on the long sandy beach and lazy afternoons by the pool (choice of three!).
Debbie has a very comfortable & luxurious home, beautifully furnished & many thoughtful extras.
We hope to return and will happily recommend to family & friends.
Thanks to Debbie & her team.
This is a beautiful home and is nicely furnished. The house is well maintained, and well appointed, everything needed to prepare meals at home can be found in the kitchen. The communication with the Owner and Property Manager was super friendly and always timely. The house is in a great location, very close to the club house, beach and hotel and in the summer months I am sure the pools would be used daily. A very useful Guide to the area has been prepared by the Owner which we used for excursions and restaurant ideas. I would recommend staying at this home.
The award winning Praia del Rey is ranked Portugal's No.1, 18 hole championship golf course (Peugeot) and is ranked 13th in Europe by Golf World. Set amongst extensive pine forests and undulating dunes, with spectacular views over the Atlantic and the Berlenga islands beyond, Praia del Rey is arguably the most picturesque golf course in Europe.
It boasts a 5* Marriott Hotel, which has a state of the art spa and gym complex, children’s play ground and an array of options for dining, whether it be casual dining by the pool or in the beautiful 'Romy' restaurant which offers fine dining. In the evening relax with a glass of your favourite drink and watch the sun set. It really is the perfect end to the day!
The Vila dos Principes condominium is the only gated condominium within the resort. There are 3 heated swimming pools to use (heated Mid April - Mid October) and we are perfectly placed to enjoy all 3 pools.
The properties close proximity to the beach, tennis centre and golf club make it ideal for families and sport lovers.The Golf Clubhouse, Academy and 1st Tee are all within a two minute walk.
The Tennis Academy with 7 courts, is a short walk away. The long un-spoilt sandy beach - a 15 minute walk from the property - is ideal for more adventurous beach activities and hosts many international surfing events.
Praia del Rey:- with the perfect blend of unspoilt beaches, a safe resort for children, sporting activities for the whole family, a magnificent championship golf course and the splendour of a 5* resort makes it the perfect choice.
Making Praia del Rey Golf and Beach resort your chosen destination allows you to discover what this amazing coastline and region has to offer.
Golf: There is a PGA golf professional for lessons on-site throughout the year. in the peak season there is a children's golf Academy. A driving range,putting,chipping and bunker practice area are all a 2 minute walk from the property.
Golf clubs are available to hire locally.
Savings on green fees can be made by booking in advance on the web.
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable damage deposit||$321|
Internet usage in the property included in the rental price.
During Low Season we provide gas heating for a period of 2 hours twice a day. All other rental periods will require a gas charge of 20 euro per day (please email for specifics)
Please take a look at our personal web-site at www.princip.es where you will find more information and photographs of the property.
We provide a 'Complimentary Welcome Pack' to ensure your arrival is more enjoyable.