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Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property


This designer villa has FOUR LARGE BEDROOMS and lots of living space inside and out including a PRIVATE POOL.

With the possibility of two single foldaway bed installed in two of the four main bedrooms the villa has a capacity for 10 people under normal occupancy.

However, UNDER MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY THE VILLA IS ABLE TO SLEEP IN 12 PEOPLE if we consider the extra bedroom furnished with a double bunk bed.

This extra bedroom is special for young people in large families and even though it's an indoor room has a window facing a large space plenty of light and fresh air as it can be seen in the photos.

With walking distance to the beaches, bars and Restaurants, you can simply choose to stay home in a luxurious environment enjoying a cosy fireside in the winter, or in the sunny days watching the stunning view from the terrace around the pool.

And when summer comes you can walk around the tranquil village after taking a dive in the atlantic coast beach, or in alternative stroll down to the lagoon and hire a small boat for the day.

The gastronomy in the area is renowned but you may stay in the house around a barbecue with refreshing dives in the swimming pool.

Need I say more…The photographs say it all.

UK satellite TV, free internet, all sort of appliances and a welcome pack to get you started, are just some of your comfort this villa provides.

More Details

Joaquim Quintas
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018


Foz do Arelho Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • BATHROOM 1 - En suite bathroom toghether with bedroom 1, in first floor, with toilet, bidet, washbasin with marble top, extra large bath with jacuzzi and shower. BATHROOM 2 - En suite bathroom toghether with bedroom 2, in first floor, with toilet, bidet, washbasin with marble top, bath and shower enclosure. BATHROOM 3 - Detached bathroom in first floor, with toilet, bidet, washbasin with marble top and bath with shower. BATHROOM 4 - Detached bathroom in ground floor, with toilet and design washbasin.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 child bed , En suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , En suite bathroom
  • - BEDROOM 1: Large bedroom with 1 large double bed, plus the possibility of 1 child bed, en suite bathroom with bath/shower and jacuzzi. - BEDROOM 2: Large bedroom with 1 large double bed, en suite bathroom with shower enclosure. - BEDROOM 3: Large bedroom with 2 single bed, plus the possibility of a single sofá bed (foldaway bed). - BEDROOM 4: Large bedroom with 2 single bed, plus the possibility of a single sofá bed (foldaway bed).
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews

A superb villa in a stunning location

  • 5 of 5

We have had a great week staying in this wonderful villa. We were met on arrival by Isobel, who gave us a guided tour of the villa and some helpful tips for getting the most out of the area.

As a family of 5, including 3 boys, we were really impressed by the size of the villa and it's comfortable living space. The pool was a god send - both for entertainment value and as a way of cooling down (it was actually quite cold!). We spent the days split between the gorgeous beach at Foz and the pool in the afternoons. The boys were pleased with the quality wifi too (sad I know!) and the bbq was well used for alfresco dining.

Overall a great week and one which we hope to repeat next year.

Thanks again 😀

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words. We are pleased to have contributed to such a pleasent vacation. Hope to see you again with us. Joaquim
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casa bem localizada, espaçosa, funcional e bem equipada.

  • 5 of 5

Trata-se de vivenda muito agradável para férias em família, bastante versátil, adaptável aos gostos/necessidades das várias faixas etárias. Espaço exterior funcional, com uma vista magnífica para a lagoa de Óbidos. A casa está bem equipada e decorada. Como nota menos positiva a reduzida dimensão da sala de jantar, que em dias sem vento, pode ter como alternativa o jardim junto à piscina.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Obrigado pelas agradáveis palavras e observações, que nos interessam sobremaneira umas e outras. Esperamos ter-vos outra vez connosco.
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Fantastic Villa

  • 4 of 5

The villa was very impressive and better than it looked in the pictures. It was furnished to a high standard and was well equipped, it had everything that you could wish for. The location was good and views fantastic although the hedge could have done with a trim to enjoy the view fully from the terrace(minor point). We were a mixed party of 3 families and needed use of all 5 rooms, however as the bunk bed room was in the basement 2 floors below the other bedrooms with an external door to the garage and we were not happy to use it for our young children. As it was bunk beds it was unsuitable for adults and it also had a smell of damp/drains. This meant that our party had to share rooms which wasn't ideal. The smaller of the en suite rooms also had a strong smell of drains which despite several bottles of bleach being used we were unable to get rid of.

The beach in Foz was lovely and the lagoon was ideal for young children. The restaurants and supermarkets were excellent value for money, something that we haven't found in Europe for a number of years. The surround area and places to visit and beaches were also nice and the people very warm and friendly.

We had a great holiday and apart from the basement bedroom the villa had everything for a lovely relaxing holiday.

Isabelle was good on our arrival and met us in Foz as we couldn't find the villa. However it was a different story on our day of departure when she was extremely rude and vervbally aggressive towards me. I had said on arrival (at midnight) that we would be leaving after breakfast around 9( I didn't have the exact details to hand) she arrived at 9 with cleaners and was angry that we weren't ready to leave. I told her I had only given her an approximate time as I hadn't known the exact time, but she said it was a up to me to contact her with a departure time. I think that the agent should have contacted us for details, we were on holiday! This was upsetting at the end of a lovely holiday.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Comfortable stylish and able to accommodate 6 adults and 5 children. Enjoyed the clean pool and lovely views and eating out under the terrace.

The Sailing club on the lagoon was very popular.

We all had a very good holiday.

Would recommend this villa and location.

Everything clean and working as it should.

Our thanks to Isabel and Joaquim.

Thank you,

Andrew Scott.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great house, great location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed with eight persons, and the house was perfect for us: four sleeping rooms for two persons each. Plenty of space for all of us also in the living room. The pool was the highlight for all of us. It was in excellent shape, clean, and well maintained. And so was the house overall.

The place is very quiet because the hotel next to the house is closed. Restaurants are in walking distance (about 20 minutes). The lagoon beach is just down the hill, like three minutes walk, and the Atlantic ocean "main" Foz do Arelho beach is about 30 minutes walk.

The owner was very kind and helpful. He even provided us with a new sun umbrella next to the pool to help our "whiteskins". I'd definitely recommend the house to friends.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great property

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time in this lovely villa in a great location and would recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice words.
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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Foz do Arelho (several)
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Praia Del Rei
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Caldas da Rainha
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
A8 from Lisbon
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Foz do Arelho (several)
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Foz do Arelho
Car: recommended

Foz do Arelho is set on the Sliver Coast and is situated at the gateway to the picturesque Obidos lagoon.

You can enjoy beaches stretch all along this wonderful Portuguese village or discover new promenades taking into the centre where you will find mini supermarkets, bars, restaurants, a pharmacy, bakery (pastelaria), bank, tourist office and a surf school.

And is only one hour drive from Lisbon, so you can easily take day trips to this historical wonderful city.

With a short drive along a panoramic coast road, you are invited to visit São Martinho do Porto with is calm and pretty bay in the shape of a shell.

Local attractions include a sailing school in a short walk away from the villa, where you can also rent boats or windsurf.

The main town of Caldas da Rainha is a 10/15 minute drive.

There you can find a picturesque daily market or visit the old park with centenarian trees surrounding an interesting museum of modern art. Or you can simply go shopping around in the charm of a small town.

The famous Praia del Rei Golf Course is further around the lagoon near Obidos, an historical town built inside a mediaevel castle that also worth a detailed visit.




Additional information about rental rates

Final cleaning / laundry $103.98

a) The villa complies to Portuguese rental licence law nº 14328/AL.
b) Additional rates DO NOT apply to children under 4 years.
c) Rates DO NOT include cleaning and laundry after the visit. An extra charge of 85,00€ will be added to your bill during the booking process.
d) Daily Rates include heating using a forced-air fireplace located in the living room.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.