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Self-catering chalet apartments with private salt water pool and gardens - Portuguese Chalet

Municipality of Águeda, Portugal
  • Chalet
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps5
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay7 nights

Two x 2 bedroom with full en-suite chalet apartments (each sleeps 4/5)

One double, one twin, both with en-suite, a double sofa-bed in lounge/diner area and a modern, fully equipped kitchen with washing machine. On the large patio there is a gas BBQ .

We provide all bed linen and towels (except beach towels).

Because we adopt an honesty policy here there is no requirement for our guests to bring anything other than their personal clothing and toiletries - i.e. all consumables, coffee, tea, sauces, etc., are provided, but if any item runs out or is low prior to your departure, just replace that item with a similar product.

Each chalet apartment has UK adapters, hair dryer and safe. For your entertainment a free-to-view UK satellite television is included. There is a DVD/CD player and a range of books and games. Free WiFi is available - subject to PT Telecom.

The 10x5M salt water pool has a telescopic cover. Pool games are provided. In the extensive grounds there is a petanque and malha piste, fruit trees and a large salad garden.


Sue and Ken

Member Since 2011
Response rate:
Response time:
within a few hours
english, french, portuguese
Calendar last updated:
Apr 05, 2018


    • Internet
    • Swimming pool
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
      • Bedroom 1
        1 double
      • Bedroom 2
        2 twin/ single
      • A cot or extra child's bed can be placed in one of the bedrooms but space is limited.


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower, En suite
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower, En suite

        Location Type

          • Mountain
          • Rural
          • Village


              • Away From It All
              • Family


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Safe
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Telescope
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Tumble Dryer
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Free Wifi


                          • Microwave
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Freezer
                          • Kitchen
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Child's Highchair
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 6 people


                                  • Books
                                  • Books for Adults
                                  • Books for Kids
                                  • Games
                                  • Games for Kids
                                  • Radio
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                  • Television


                                      • Deck / Patio
                                      • Large Cooler
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                      • Patio


                                          • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
                                          • wheelchair inaccessible

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Outdoor Pool
                                              • Private Pool


                                                  • churches
                                                  • cinemas
                                                  • forests
                                                  • live theater
                                                  • museums
                                                  • recreation center
                                                  • restaurants
                                                  • ruins
                                                  • waterfalls
                                                  • winery tours

                                                    Leisure Activities

                                                      • bird watching
                                                      • horseback riding
                                                      • outlet shopping
                                                      • scenic drives
                                                      • sight seeing
                                                      • walking

                                                        Local Services & Businesses

                                                          • ATM/bank
                                                          • groceries
                                                          • hospital
                                                          • medical services

                                                            Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                              • mountain biking
                                                              • cycling
                                                              • fly fishing
                                                              • freshwater fishing
                                                              • golf
                                                              • hiking
                                                              • fishing
                                                              • pier fishing
                                                              • surfing
                                                              • swimming
                                                              • tennis
                                                              • wind-surfing


                                                                  • Casa Sulo and Alombada provide a wonderful and safe environment for children of all ages. Guests are encouraged to pick the fresh oranges, lemons and other fruit, as well as the salad and vegetables from our extensive vegetable patch and gardens. For the more energetic, there are plenty of woodland walks and a visit to our local Rio Alombada with a picnic is a must for the whole family to play 'Swallows and Amazons'.

                                                                    1 Reviews


                                                                    Latest reviews


                                                                    Graeme C.

                                                                    I say "perfect". It certainly was for us. We were looking for peace and tranquillity, and we found it. This is not a place to stay if you're looking for nightclubs, beach bars or supermarkets on your doorstep. In fact, the doorstep is in a village on the top of a mountain. You need to drive down the mountain to find a shop. But that means that if you want a quiet time on the patio or in the pool, you can have it without interruption.

                                                                    One of our favourite aspects of this holiday was being able to relax in the pool surrounded by amazing views of the surrounding mountains and countryside - and barely any background noise.

                                                                    The accommodation itself is comfortable, with enough room for most sizes of party - the adjoining chalet can be opened up to form one large one. I have experienced it in both formats.

                                                                    There are some excellent walks on the mountain, if you don't want to stray far, but if you want to explore the area there are a range of different activities including the beach on the Costa Nova - certainly amongst the best I've experienced - and Aveiro, a nearby town which is well worth a visit.

                                                                    Ken and Sue are very welcoming and helpful. They encourage you to sample the fruits (and veg) of their own garden, and if you don't want to go to the trouble of going out for a meal or making one yourself, even provide a "take away" service - which we have taken advantage of and thoroughly enjoyed.

                                                                    I have stayed here three times now, and look forward to visiting again.

                                                                    Owner's Response:

                                                                    Many thanks for your kind words. We remember your visits and we too enjoyed yours and your party's company. With your review it is obvious that you have taken on the whole ethos of Casa Sulo, "peace, tranquility but within easy reach of the main towns and beaches". We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visits and we look forward to welcoming you back one year - possibly for the grape picking and wine treading in September/October


                                                                    Municipality of Águeda, Portugal

                                                                    A car is essential for your stay. Albergaria-a-Velha is our closest town (10 minutes drive away) with several good cafés en route. It has plenty of first class traditional restaurants at affordable prices: a two course meal for two with wine will normally be under €20, or a local dish of the day, including wine and coffee, around €7 per head. There is plenty to do and see throughout the region with many local markets to visit, full of atmosphere and fresh produce. The city of Aveiro, known as the “Venice of Portugal,” boasts every modern amenity but still retains its old charm. Take a boat trip in the traditional brightly painted moliceiros, relax and watch the world go by or wander through the myriad of narrow cobbled streets bustling with life. The Costa Nova and Barra has miles of beautiful unspoilt golden sandy beaches waiting to be discovered – here you can participate in all types of water sports. Porto and Coimbra are within a 45 minute drive.

                                                                    Rates & Availability

                                                                    Additional information about rental rates

                                                                    Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Maximum number of persons per chalet apartment - 5

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                                                                    For booking assistance, call 888-640-7927

                                                                    Property # 813782 1149790