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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
We feel our place is something special and magical. Our property sits high up on a vast amount of land near Luzianes - Gare, Alentejo, Portugal with spectacular views. We are in one of the most quiet and peaceful places in the area, with beautiful gardens and surrounded by nature. We are 100% solar powered with tracking and we have our own water, making us not only luxurious, but eco- friendly as well.
If it is a quiet and relaxing holiday that you want then we are the place for that. The property is remote and beautifully located with wonderful starry skies at night and views that go on and on...
A salt water swimming pool to cool you off during the hot summer months and juice bar with nutritional juices to boost your energy. We have beautiful gardens and walks on the land. As well as all of this, we have an outdoor BBQ for all to use.
We are 45 minutes to the coast and 25 minutes to Odemira. The coastline close to us is one of the most beautiful in the world, with much to explore and to see. We are 15 minutes drive to the breathtaking Santa Clara Lake.
The one bedroom House Casa Do Jardim fits 4 people - kitchen, living room, loft bed, double sofa bed, outdoor dining terrace
The Room Quarto Do Patio is a few feet away from the Guest house with a double bed and bathroom and shower and can sleep 2 people (extra charge for extra bed)
We also have Quarto do Alto which can also be booked at a separate price. It sleeps two and has an en suite bathroom
There is a simple outdoor shared kitchen to support both these rooms with stove, all kitchen equipment cutlery and fridge
Together, both sleep 8 or can be booked separately.
We offer one free yoga class upon booking of one week, and additional classes if desired. We also offer private dining and cooking classes (with notice) and we can arrange for pick up from Faro or Lisbon airport. We are happy to tailor make your stay, with yoga and other activities, to provide you with a relaxing stay, which will make you feel relaxed, rejuvenated and revived.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||7 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro 97 km, Nearest railway: Santa Clara Saboia 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, Staffed property|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
About this location
The Alentejo region
This region is one of the most spectacular in Portugal. Unlike the Algarve which is swarmed by tourists, the Alentejo is romantic, peaceful and a world of its own. Where we are - we have close proximity to the coast about 40 mins away, and this particular coastline is one of the most beautiful in the world. Coming to Alentejo is to experience true Portuguese hospitality and charm
To get to the property please use these GPS Co-ordiantes but we recommend you call us for our directions as sometimes the GPS is not as reliable. Usually we email you the directions pease take those directions with you also.
This area is quiet and remote but at the same time, just a car ride away with lots to explore and see. Most of our guests are completely mezmerised with the spectacular views of rolling hills and not a house in site here on our property, and rarely venture much because it is just that beautiful here.
If exploring is what you need, we are near the Santa Clara Lake which is just delightful in the summer and close to the town to Odemira if some shopping or sampling of local cuisine is what suits one's fancy. Home made Portuguese Alentejano Bread made in the old way, old ways and traditions are long survived here, a rare opportunity even for Portuguese people living in other parts of Portugal. You can also visit some of the amazing beaches on our coastline which is approximately 40 mins away.
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9 Sep 2014
"Amazing & peaceful -I will keep coming back"
I returned a second year in a row, and decided to stay for a longer time as my last years trip was not enough.It was very relaxing and peaceful weather great, I loved having cocktails by the pool, at… More
7 Sep 2014
The two and a half kilometre track takes you from the main road to the property; or to put it another way, the two and half kilometre track takes you from the stresses and routine of your every day li… More
3 Aug 2014
"Heerlijk ontspannen verblijf op unieke plek"
Het is even rijden maar dan heb je ook wat! Wij hadden een heerlijk ontspannen verblijf op deze prachtige lokatie in de Portugese Alentejo. Na een intensieve backpack vakantie in Thailand met onze kin… More
Thank you for your feedback and for your lovely comments. It was such a pleasure to host you and your beautiful family. Much Love from us!
13 Mar 2014
This place was exceptional. Completely isolated which what was the most spectucular thing about this place. Rolling hills and views that go on and on. No night pollution so the sky had so many stars a… More
2 Sep 2013
"Top five most relaxing place we've ever been to!"
Writing a review for Martinheiras is a real pleasure. We knew it looked like a nice and remote place to go. We were surprised how amazing ... and very remote it was. If you want to have a real break, look no further. We could have been on a desert island and get the same feeling of peace and quietness. Although the house is very remote, it makes you feel you are in a very unique spot. The garden is very delicate, the swimming pool has the perfect size and the hosts are incredibly friendly... We spent one full week, and only went shopping on the first day. Then we stayed there, relaxing under the sun. We also took our first Yoga class, and even though I was not interested at first, the quality of the cession was so good, that we signed up for another course a couple of days later. All in all, it was unique, relaxing and beautiful.
Thank you so much for this review and sorry for the delay in writing. We loved having you here!
15 May 2013
"Peaceful, serene and stunningly beutiful. Amazing place to stay"
From start to end the experience was amazing. Amari and Shivum are incredible hosts and really go out of their way to ensure all guests are well looked after. There are stunning natural walks to go on… More
13 May 2013
"An idyllic mountain retreat guaranteed to sooth away your stress"
I have to say I was a little sceptical about heading out to the mountains in the middle of nowhere for a holiday, but my partner wanted to go so off we headed......however upon our arrival the beauty of the place was astounding.....the welcoming owners make you feel immediately relaxed and the log wood fires keep you super cozy on chilly evenings. The whole place is completely Eco friendly with solar heating and electricity and its very own water well. Walking around the grounds or laying by the pool in the day is lovely or the beach is a short drive away....then pass the gorgeous evenings with a glass of vino and gazing out to the milky way with the endless starry night sky.....all in all I loved this little hide away a chilled relax zone with all the comforts of home. We stayed in the one bedroom apartment which is completely self contained and is lovely and private if you want to really hide away. The main house if also delightful and the owners are happy to cook gorgeous meals if you want to be more sociable.
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