Villa Encantador Pinhal Obidos
Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Our holiday home is suitable for adult only or families to enjoy. The lovely sandy beaches, which are within walking distance. Lovely resturants, bars, wildlife. Historical sites, Sintra,and the capital Lisbon. Or family times with, bike rides,splashing in the private pool or playing in the garden.If you want interesting places to visit, Obidos is so close and the most visited tourist attraction in Portugal. A wonderful medieval village on the hill over looking the lagoon.There are so many others but all information will be provided. If staying in one place is for you, then local restaurants are close by with very reasonable prices, where children are always made welcome. For Golfers the Donald Steel designed 18 hole championship crowned Europe's leading Golf and Leisure Resort Links Golf course at Praia D'El Rey and, also the Bom Sucesso,and the new Royal Obidos, are just a short drive away. drive.Surfing is so close at Peniche and sailing and kite surfing at Foz, do Arelho with lessons at great prices.
Sea and lake fishing in the lagoon or on the beaches.. Any of these activities can be arranged for you if you would like, as we live here in Portugal so we are on hand to be of any assitance if you should need it . We have good local knowledge, and all information for Doctors Dentists etc.,
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Bom Sucesso 300 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Lisbon 85 km, Nearest railway: Caldas da Rainha 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
Detached modern villa in a private location with very sunny aspect. Light and airy with an open plan layout. Down stairs bedroom with bathroom off. Patio windows from the lounge and dining area plus patio doors from all the bedrooms, all overlooking the pool. Upstairs the main double bedroom, with it's large en-suite bathroom, opens in to a dual - aspect south-facing private balcony overlooking the garden. The other twin bedroom has an en-suite shower room and a lovely south facing balcony overlooking the pool. It also has a seperate north facing balcony if you wish to relax in the shade. Both bedrooms have fitted wardrobes.The is also a twin bedroom downstairs with patio doors onto the patio and garden. A shower room is just off the bedroom. Off road parking for two cars with nice family friendly garden. A place to play safely away from the access road. This villa is in a no through road so very quiet and safe. The villa has air conditioning if you find it to hot and also a heater if the evening is chilly. The Villa is spacious and fully equiped for 6 adults
|Further details outdoors|
Super walks around the area with a roped walk from the edge of the lagoon to a restaurant overlooking the water, with a family BBQ area in the trees. To enjoy the area fully, a car is really needed. The roads here are very good especially the motorways, and not busy , parking fees are rare.
The weather here is usually not too hot ,around 30 degrees in the months of July and August with the mid season times 25 degrees. The spring is a lovely time with so many flowers including rose's the season is usually four weeks in advance of the UK. We also have longer days out of season with the evenings longer than the UK in early and late season by about one hour. This is a great area for golfers with the three golf courses right on the doorstep. There is a roll up on a Tuesday and a Thursday and if you book with us we can arange a round for you. There are reduced rates for these mornings approx 37 euro at the Bom Sucesso Golf Resort. If you wish for any information on sport here we are happy to get the information and prices also booking if your require
We provide all linen and towels, also beach towel's for your convenience,especially if you are arriving late a welcome pack to get you started. You can have a mid holiday clean and linen change if you wish, but there is an extra charge of 50 Euro for this service. All baby equipment can be provided if requested when booking. We will also offer a pick up and drop off service to Lisbon airport if required at an extra cost to be advised on booking. We will provide you with are own area guide we have produced, to help you get the most from your holiday. We live here in Portugal so are on hand for any emergency you might have, and can always advise of doctor dentist etc.,. Also if you have any problems at the Villa we are on hand.
The Costa de Prata/Silver Coast/Central Portugal region
We are situated in a beautiful area of Portugal, there is so much to see and do. We provide lots of details of places to visit and things to do. We will give you details of restaurants and shopping areas with plans and maps. We will also send you an information pack on the area before you come so you can plan your holiday a little if you wish.The weather here is low to mid 20's May and June being in the low to mid 30s 'July and August returning to mid to low 20's September and October.Travelling around is easy, with quiet roads and very few parking fees. A excellent bus service to Lisbon and the south runs from Obidos every hour and is very reasonable priced There is plenty to do even if the weather is not so good, Cinema's and ten pin bowling in Caldas da Rainha . Kartadroma just 15 mins down the road The large Sunday Market at Santanna is a real part of Portugal life.You are surrounded by golf courses and a driving range at the new Bom Sucesso.
The medieval town of Obidos is a short drive away, with its magnificent castle and narrow cobbled streets,There are lovely little shops and places to eat. This is the most famous tourist attraction in Portugal and it is free to get in.Also the famous medieval festival in July is a wonderful experience.
The beautiful natural Lagoon is unspoilt, with many varied attractions on offer such as ... water sports ,fishing, bird watching or swimming, kite surfing and sailing.
Caldas da Rainha the nearest large town with all the modern conveniences, shopping centre, cinema showing English Films, bowling ally and skate park.
Baleal, Peniche,San Martinho, with its superb crescent-shaped bay Foz do Arelho and historical sites of Fatima and Batalha, Alcobaca are all within easy reach
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28 Aug 2013
"Would definitely come back!"
Absolutely loved this villa and we were so sad when we had to come home. The villa itself is stunning and the pictures do not do it justice at all. There was pretty much everything you'd need (ex… More
18 Aug 2013
"Fantastic house in an amazing part of Portugal"
We recently had 2 weeks in the villa and had a fantastic time. The house is in a quiet street and is very private, it has parking for 2 cars out the front and even a bread delivery van that comes by e… More
28 Aug 2012
"A great holiday in Portugal"
We loved this villa and this part of Portugal. Debbies directions for the villa were fine, we found it in the dark, no problems. On arrival we were impressed with the spec of this villa . It is, in our view, good value for money, very spacious , well appointed , with 4 free bikes and lots of beach towels provided. We paid alot more for a villa with James Villas 2 years ago and the villa was tiny with nothing provided (not even beach towels).This villa only has air con downstairs, however we hardly used it ,there was a lovely evening breeze even in August. The weather during the day was great for sunbathing but not too hot.The pool was great.
The beach which is only 15-20 mins bike ride or 5 mins in the car, is fantastic for kids. The lagoon mouth provides a lovely calm sea water lake which is great to swim in and is full of fish, so something to see if snorkelling, with loads of shallow water for smaller children to play and paddle in. The beach is clean and part of it has a life guard if you want the reassurance. There are a couple of cafes near by but it is not over developed. If you want the full atlantic experience then you can walk out of the mouth of the lagoon to a lovely beach with crashing waves etc. We did travel further up the coast but did not find a better beach.
We loved Obidos and Caldas de Rainha . The rowing lake in the park at Caldas was fun, the kids loved it. There is also a cafe in the park for coffee etc. The fruit and veg market was interesting and very cheap. Obidos has loads of places to eat out. You can go to Peniche and take a trip to an island ( Berlenga ),well worth doing, but limited things to do if you need to take a buggy as the best places on the island are not buggy accessable. There is also some good sea food to be had in Peniche but dont go to the places that tout for tourists and charge for fish by the kilo they are a rip off. Stick your head through the door and if all you can hear is Portugeuse then eat there.
We did not use the internet connection as we have a break from computers , mobiles etc when we are on holiday, it does us all good to have time out from our usually fairly hectic life.
We had a lovely time and all came back relaxed and refreshed which is what a holiday is for after all
29 Jul 2012
The villa was perfect you couldn't ask for better host like debbie and Kim they were fantastic from booking to coming home. The villa was a bit out of the way but if you have a car there are plenty of things to see and do like the obidos medieval festival it was an amazing experience. Thank you so much we will certainly be back again
1 Jul 2012
"Great Villa but off the beaten path if you are interested in sightseeing in Portugal"
Travelling in Portugal is confusing at times to say the least. As a North American, we are used to street signs, N/S/W/E directions and relatively straight roads. Unfortunately, there are none of th… More
17 Aug 2011
"Excellent for its price/quality. Very comfortable, well equiped and relaxing home."
Very clean and spacious house in which we spent a very nice holiday with whole family (teenagers and grandpa). Nice and quite neighborhood. Ideal if you like to cycle (some nice hills).
Perfect communication with very helpful owners. Highly recommended.
21 Jul 2011
"Brilliant, Home from Home!!!!"
Having travelled all over the world, this was our first trip to Portugal. It was as lovely as friends had told us. This was our first time using "Holiday Letting", & I was worried about whe… More
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