Figueiras 1 (By rental-retreats)
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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This is a delightful apartment with 2 bedrooms within this beautiful Salir Do Porto villa just 1.8 km to the beach.
There are 2 other apartments in the villa which can be rented all together if you're travelling with friends. To find out more about these apartments please see properties called 'Figueiras 2' and 'Figueiras 3'. The owner, a very helpful and friendly lady, also lives in the villa in another apartment.
This property is a peaceful place for those who want to be close to the beach, restaurants and things to do and see but be able to retire back to a quiet place for relaxing. It has a gorgeous garden in which to enjoy the outdoors. You can dine outside on your terrace with use of a BBQ and all the garden furniture you need, including sun loungers for when a good book, or snooze is in order. You can also use your laptop from the garden areas where there is free Wi-Fi.
The apartment is arranged as two bedrooms which each have 2 single beds. Therefore the property sleeps 4 people in total. You have your own lounge, dining area, bathroom and kitchen. You have use of a large communal room which includes washing machine and bread oven. Inside the apartment you have Satellite TV with English channels.
Your nearest restaurant is 'Naco na Pedra', just 500km away. Other recommended restaurants include 'Sabores de Jardim' & 'Nascer do Sol'. There are many more restaurants to choose from - particularly in Sao Martinho Do Porto which is around the other side of the bay - approx 3-4 kms. The walk there (30 mins) is well worth it as you have beautiful views across the bay as you walk along the wooden board walk on the beach. Your nearest bar is 'Sabores de Jardim', 750 metres away and there is also a small supermarket 'Minimercado Graciette' 750 metres away.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Salir Do Porto 1.8 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Lisbon 95 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
|General||TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
About this location
The Central Portugal region
Given the location of Salir Do Porto it suits those wanting to relax on a beach as well as those wanting to soak up some of the wide ranging cultural heritage of the Silver Coast. There is a vast wealth of history and culture in the area and there are many beautiful and picturesque towns too. Below are just some of the many suggestions for a day out in the Silver Coast:
The neighbouring town Nazaré, a charming old fishing town is 10km away.
The beautiful medieval borough Óbidos (20 km),
Foz D'Arelho with the stunning Obidos Lagoon is 10km.
The historic town Alcobaca with the famous monastery is 15km.
Peniche, famous for surfing and the renowned 'supertubos' wave is 40km. From here you can catch a boat to the Berlengas Islands - a nature reserve.
The UNESCO world heritage site Sintra with 2 palaces is 90km.
The Gothic city Santarém and the museum house of Alpiarça is 70 km
The palace, the church and the convent of Mafra is 90 km.
Also visit the basilica and the convent of Batalha from the 14th century. The pilgrimage destination Fátima (50 km), the castles of Leiria and Porto do Mos. The University City Coïmbra (100 km), the convent of the tempeliers in Tomar, etc.
Salir do Porto
Salir Do Porto is a peaceful village at the other side of the bay to Sao Martinho Do Porto, therefore overlooking Sao Martinho. It benefits from a sheltered position in front of the large sand dunes that form part of the bay and therefore the calmest and warmest waters for this stretch of the Silver Coast.
In Salir Do Porto there are a handful of restaurants and bars that are very good (including a restaurant which only sells great chicken!) but if you want more choice of restaurants and bars you just need to walk along to Sao Martinho Do Porto along the wooden walkway on the beach taking about 30 minutes.
Locals in Salir and from surrounding areas make the most of a natural mineral water spring that flows from the rocks at the end of the bay and a stone wall and fountain has been built so you can take your water bottles here to get the very best mineral water for free. Locals also say it has healing powers so many use the water to bathe in too.
Also just into the forests behind Salir (past the train line) there are two large and very good restaurants. One has outdoor dining and specialises in suckling pig and the other has an array of dishes at extremely competitive prices (the dishes are huge so go easy on ordering). Here you can enjoy a great bottle of Vinho Verde for only 4 Euros. The forest atmosphere makes for a great dining experience.
It you want to be close to the beach but also in a quiet place then Salir is the right choice for you.
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