Moinho de Santa Bárbara
Windmill | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
t will hardly get better than this in terms of traditional style and creative Portuguese ways. This old windmill has been converted into a nice house. Its location is ideal if you are looking for exploring the region, going north or south there is much to explore.
It has 2 bedroom (one for each top floor), a living room, a self-catering kitchen and a bathroom. There is also a garden and outside shade where you can have some “time out”.
In the garden you will find fruit trees and legumes that you can take freely to make your own dishes.
It is located in the village of Ribamar (of Lourinhã, not to be confused with Ribamar of Ericeira), and there are many services nearby such as markets, pharmacy, cafes, take-away, restaurants just to mention a few.
Nearest beach is 1,5Km away and it is called “Praia de Porto Dinheiro”, that has been awarded a blue flag for its outstanding water quality and surroundings. Find out more about the blue flag award at www.blueflag.org.
It is ideal for small families, and groups of friends, looking for some beach time and cultural experience in the Portuguese Silver Coast.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Praia de Porto Dinheiro 2 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Lisbon 70 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The Costa de Prata/Silver Coast/Central Portugal region
We stand in a strategic location that makes possible for you to enjoy some of the Potugal's must sees and do in a easy way, since we stand in the middle of it all.
Summers are dry and clear, with warm sunshine extending long into autumn. Portugal's weather ensures that its beaches and coastal resorts are packed throughout the hot summer months. Winter weather in Portugal remains mild (average temperature 11 degrees centigrade).
Moreover, we are situated in a true cross-sailing between ocean and land, hence the reason why many of the inhabitants of this region have made a living from both fishing and farming depending on the season.
Just 2 minutes drive away you have the immense Atlantic, with a beach (Praia de Porto Dinheiro) with lifeguard and awarded with the blue flag (just given to the beaches with outstanding water and surrounding quality). Also jnearby you have restaurants and lounge cafes, where you can taste our famous gastronomy or just relax in a sea breeze venue.
There are also many services around such as bakery, supermarkets, pharmacy, take-away, just to mention a few.
Just by going north or south you can reach some of the most famous sightseeing and cultural experience. For example:
Lourinhã – 5.5 Km
Mafra – 15 Km
Peniche – 20 Km
Óbidos – 30 Km
Ericeira – 35 Km
Lisbon – 70 Km
Sintra – 70 Km
There is much to expect from the area in which we are situated from both land and sea. There is a wide range of activities you can do such as:
Surfing (some of the best spots in Europe are located at our "door-step").
Diving (Berlenga Islands - UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, will surely amaze you).
Trekking (Walk the same path as the Dinosaurs did around the our main house).
Visit places full of History (like Sintra, and Óbidos).
The stunning Lisbon is an hour away from us and surely deserves a day trip. Taste some of the traditional Mediterranean cuisine fabulous food, at one of the restaurants down the road. Portuguese are also know for their night-life, and we have some of the most vivid places nearby.
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28 May 2014
We were seduced by the idea of staying in an authentic Portuguese windmill but the experience was very disappointing. Carlos (the local agent) was brilliant and tried to make our stay as comfortable … More
22 Apr 2014
"Beaucoup de charme et très calme"
Très agréable séjour, accueil très convivial des gestionnaires. Vue sur la mer et les Iles. Super...… More
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