Casal de Santa Maria
Villa | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 12
Originally built in the 1940's as a traditional summer retreat for a large Lisbon family, it is set in its own private grounds with a family sized-pool, large patio/barbecue area, lawn, drive and double garage with adjoining changing room, shower and facilities.
It is ideal for a large family group and/or friends looking for a base to enjoy the holiday resort of Praia das Maçãs with it's family friendly sandy beach, ideal for surfers and with many restaurants to choose from, which is also close to historic Sintra and easy travelling distance from Lisbon.
The well equipped Villa can accommodate up to 12 people in 3 double bedrooms with en-suite shower/bathrooms and 3 twin bedrooms. 2 extra baby cots are also available at request.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Praia das Macas 200 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Lisbon 35 km, Nearest railway: Sintra 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms, 3 En suites and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (3), Cots (2), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors|
Bicycles are available to rent from us, please enquire.
The Costa de Lisboa/Lisbon region
Situated on the west coast of Portugal, just north of Lisbon, the seaside village resort of Praia das Maçãs is only 12km from the exquisitely beautiful world heritage site town of Sintra which boasts amongst it's major attractions, the Moorish castle and the fairy-tale like Palácio da Pena (Pena Palace).
There is also easy access to the historic capital city of Lisbon itself, and along the coast is the famous casino in Estoril, or the beautiful marina at Cascais and the many beaches and villages to explore.
The region is well known for surfing and good for walks, cycling and golf.
Praia das Macas, Apple Beach
Within 5 minutes walking distance of the villa is the Lido with its Olympic-sized swimming pool with water slides; a children's playground; Tennis courts and 5-a-side pitch. Across the road is the covered morning market selling everything from fresh fish, vegetables, freshly grilled chicken to beachwear and toys.
The fabulous fine sandy beach is supervised by lifeguards in the summer season; the tram terminus; All the main fish restaurants, brasseries and cafes - some overlook the beach, with sea views west to the setting sun. A pizza restaurant, freshly made icecream, a bakers and a fine butcher (just around the corner from the centre) - everything you will need for a wonderful holiday.
The amazing palaces, castles and gardens of Sintra are only 10 minutes drive, or at weekends you can take an original 1904 electric tram from the beach to Sintra. The neighbouring village of Colares produces a well respected wine and you can tour the cellars.
There is something for everyone here!
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30 Aug 2014
"Great spacious villa in a good location"
We've just returned from a week in Casal de Santa Maria, with a group of 11 friends aged 27-30 and had a great time!Location and local area:The villa is very conveniently located a short (5-10min… More
18 Aug 2014
"Fabulous villa in a great location"
Fantastic villa for a large group. Plenty of space for everyone, spotless bathrooms, well equipped kitchen and good sized pool. Every need has been catered for and the small town of Praia das Macas … More
6 Jul 2014
"Fantastic villa and great part of Portugal"
Casal de Santa Maria is an amazing villa. Probably the best equipped rental property I've stayed in. We spent a week there with four kids (10, 8, 4 and 9 months) and five adults and it was ideal … More
18 May 2014
"Comfortable house in a beautiful setting"
We stayed at the villa for one week with two families. We'd asked Ralph to do some groceries the day we arrived, so on top of the nice welcoming basket with delicious fruit and other surprises, … More
16 Apr 2014
"A great place to stay."
This is an excellent villa for families or large groups. The accommodation is clean, spacious and very well equipped. The location is terrific. Less than 5 minute walk from the beach and the charming … More
8 Oct 2013
WHAT AN AMAZING VILLA. I honestly could not say one negative thing about this Villa and the people that run it. I stayed here with 11 of my friends and the Villa is more than big enough to accommodate… More
2 Sep 2013
"fantastic place to stay"
Great Villa with views down to the sea/beach at Praia das Macas and up the valley to Sintra. 10mins to beach/town which are both great - friendly bars, clean beach, cheap drinks and food and good qual… More
12 Jun 2013
"total chill out and wonderful memories with best friends"
14 of us stayed at the villa for a week and had a wonderful time. There was always somewhere quiet to have some time alone despite so many of us being there. The villa is very spacious and the kitchen… More
8 May 2013
"A wonderful experience from start to finish!"
What can I say..... PERFECT! Ralph (villa manager) was super helpful right from the moment I requested info about this villa. A cheery phone call to explain all the details made me feel comfortable … More
4 May 2013
"Best place to stay with large group of friends/family"
I've just come back from an incredible stay in Casal de Santa Maria. The Villa was large enough to welcome 14 of us and was very clean and tidy. The bedroom that I shared was large enough to fit … More
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