About the home
This charming studio apartment has been built into the loft space of the ever-popular Bayside Resort, a development noted for its quality and for having the largest swimming pool in Sao Martinho. The apartment has been equipped and presented to an excellent standard with a genuine attention to detail. The property benefits from free internet access and satellite television with over 100 channels and free internet access.
The accommodation is perfect for couples wanting a luxurious break in this picturesque town or for families looking for a fantastic holiday that won't break the bank. This apartment would also be ideal for anybody considering visiting the Silver Coast for a longer stay out of season.
The property can be rented alongside the 3-bedroom apartment 'Silver Sands' to sleep up to 12 guests.
The owner of this property would consider a property swap so please let us know if you would like to swap a stay in this property for your own.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedroom|
|Nearest beach:||Sao Martinho do Porto, 200m|
|Will consider:||House swaps|
|Access:||Car not necessary|
Nearest amenities: 100m
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool:||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General:||TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||1 Bedroom, 1 family bathroom|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seating for 4, Lounge seating for 4|
|Other:||Please check with the advertiser regarding linen and towels|
|Outdoors:||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Shared garden, Climbing frame|
Further details outdoors:
There are plenty of parking spaces on the street.
The Costa de Prata/Silver Coast/Central Portugal region
The Silver coast offers more than most other coastal regions as it has not been overdeveloped and commercialised to pander to the demands of the mass tourism market.
Given the location of Sao Martinho 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 Nazare, a charming old fishing town is 10km away.
The beautiful medieval town 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.
Lisbon is 100km.
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..
Praia D'El Rey - (famous golf course) 40 mins. Rated as the 13th best course in Continental Europe by Golf World magazine - lovely sea views.
Arblaster & Clarke (01730 263111, www.winetours.co.uk)
Good-value port harvest tour, Douro vineyard walks and Azores gourmet week.
There are other Wine tours running in May & June www.winetours.co.uk
The Sao Martinho do Porto area
Retaining it's traditional charm and Character, Sao Martinho do Porto is becoming ever more popular as a holiday destination. The bay of Sao Martinho do Porto has naturally developed into a perfect shell-shape that not only looks stunning but also offers safe bathing in calm waters, sheltered from the Atlantic ocean.
Unlike most places along the Atlantic coast, waves gently lap the beach of Sao Martinho do Porto and an atmosphere of calm and tranquility is afforded upon the town. Numerous cafes, bars and restaurants surround the bay allowing visitors the opportunity to relax and enjoy the local cuisine whilst appreciating the most incredible views. Aside from the many facilities and opportunities Sao Martinho offers holidaymakers, its location makes it perfect for those wanting to explore the Silver Coast.
Nearby attractions include the beautiful walled town Obidos and the Obidos Lagoon (Europe's largest natural lagoon) where visitors can indulge in any number of watersports.
How to get there
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Lisbon Airport is recommended as it is an easy drive along the A8 taking between 50 mins to 1 hour depending on traffic.
If you don't want to hire a car then you can take a taxi from Lisbon airport to Lisbon bus station (15 Euros) and there is a direct regular coach service from there taking just over an hour (9 Euros each way).
Alternatively you can fly to Oporto (2.5 hour drive) or Faro (3.5 hour drive).
Bmibaby (www.bmibaby.com) Flies to Lisbon from Manchester; to Faro from Cardiff, Birmingham and East Midlands.
British Airways (www.ba.com) Flies from Heathrow to Lisbon and Gatwick to Faro.
EasyJet (www.easyjet.com) Flies to Lisbon from Bristol, Liverpool, Gatwick, Edinburgh and Luton; to Faro from Belfast, Bristol, East Midlands, Glasgow, Liverpool, Gatwick, Luton, Stansted and Newcastle.
Flybe (www.flybe.com) Flies to Faro from Exeter and Southampton.
Flyglobespan (www.flyglobespan.com) Flies to Faro from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen.
Ryanair (www.ryanair.com) Flies to Oporto from Liverpool, Birmingham, Bristol, Stansted; to Faro from Stansted, East Midlands, Liverpool and Glasgow.
TAP Air Portugal (www.tap-airportugal.co.uk) Daily from Gatwick and Heathrow to Oporto & Lisbon.
Thomson Airways (www.thomson.co.uk) Flies to Faro from 17 UK airports including Belfast; most frequently from Luton, Doncaster-Sheffield, Manchester and Bournemouth.
Thomas Cook Airlines (www.flythomascook.com) Flies from 11 regional airports to Faro, including Belfast, Glasgow and Cardiff.
The excellent website, www.seat61.com, gives a choice of routes from the UK to Portugal.
For Lisbon, you can take the 10.23am Eurostar from London to Paris and the 15.50 TGV service to Irún on the Spanish border, which connects with the 22.00 overnight Sud Express to Lisbon, which arrives at 11.03am the following day. Cheapest return fare is £209. Book through Spanish Rail (020 7725 7063, www.spanish-rail.co.uk ) or Rail Europe (0844 848 4070, www.raileurope.co.uk).
Car rental companies include Avis (www.avis.co.uk); Budget (www.budget.co.uk); Europcar (www.europcar.co.uk); Hertz (www.hertz.co.uk).
Brokers include Holiday Autos (www.holidayautos.co.uk) and Holiday Cars Direct (www.holidaycarsdirect.com).
For timetable information visit the Comboios de Portugal website – www.cp.pt – which has an English-language option.
The Portuguese Tourism Office (0845 355 1212, www.visitportugal.com) Telephone to order brochures and ask questions.
Activities near Sao Martinho do Porto
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Beach or lakeside relaxation
|Rental prices originally quoted in: Euros €||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 4|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Oct 2012||1 Oct 12||1 Nov 12||€ 245||€ 35||€ 35||3 Nights|
|Nov 2012 - Mar 2013||1 Nov 12||1 Apr 13||€ 195||€ 28||€ 28||3 Nights|
|April 2013||1 Apr 13||1 May 13||€ 225||€ 32||€ 32||3 Nights|
|May 2013||1 May 13||1 Jun 13||€ 245||€ 35||€ 35||3 Nights|
|June 2013||1 Jun 13||1 Jul 13||€ 295||€ 42||€ 42||3 Nights|
|Jul - Aug 2013||1 Jul 13||1 Sep 13||€ 445||€ 64||€ 64||3 Nights|
|September 2013||1 Sep 13||1 Oct 13||€ 295||€ 42||€ 42||3 Nights|
|October 2013||1 Oct 13||1 Nov 13||€ 245||€ 35||€ 35||3 Nights|
|Nov 2013 - Mar 2014||1 Nov 13||1 Apr 14||€ 195||€ 28||€ 28||3 Nights|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
There is an additional cleaning charge of € 40.
The apartment is reserved with a deposit of 20%, remaining funds are then due on arrival.
Will offer excellent rates for long-term bookings out of season.
Christmas/ New Year bookings - minimum 1 week rental charge applied to any stay shorter than 1 week.Enquire now
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