Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 12
This Atlantic beachfront villa is facing south and west, which is the best light orientation, and it is located only 150 m from the nearest beach, at the foothills of Sintra Serra, 2 Km away from tennis courts and only at 15 Km from Sintra center.
Along this beautiful coastal area of Europe, the choice of beaches is endless and some of them are famous worldwide for their water sports activities
The villa has two floors. The first floor with 3 bedrooms and a large bathroom with shower and the ground floor w/ 1 twin beds bedroom + a bedroom with 2 bunk beds and private access to the swimming pool deck area & the exterior facilities. The kitchen is beside the dining room and is well equipped with oven, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, refrigerator, and coffee machine.
1 cot and 1 high chair are available on request, with no extra cost.
The villa is walled all around, has an automatic gate, and offers a large exterior secure parking place.
The beach is only 150 m away from the property, with a choice of bars and restaurants. Along the coast, the choice of other beaches is endless, famous for water sports' acivities, particularly well known for surfing, white sandy family beaches, all within a 20 min drive. The Bus stop is only 50m away.
The use of barbecue only a few steps from the pool area allows pleasant gathering and fine dinner outside. The pool deck furniture invites you to enjoy the sunny days around the pool with a charming view over the ocean. The golfers have 6 golf courses only 20 minutes away.
It is 15 km far from Sintra, Unesco World Heritage Site, with a large cultural landscape dotted with palaces, castles, and museums, 22 km from Cascais, cosmopolitan seaside town, with a beautiful marina, nice entertainment, shopping, beaches, restaurants, coffee shops, and delightful esplanades by the sea, not to mention the buzz of a very active night life, and 25 km from Estoril, which has Europe's biggest Casino.
About 9 km far from the property, Cabo da Roca is the westmost point of continental Europe.
Lisbon, the capital, offers a very cosmopolitan atmosphere, monuments, good restaurants and esplanades all over downtown, particularly on the river Tagus front. Fado & Lisbon are the sould of this beatiful coast.
For golfers there are 6 nice golf courses, only 20 min away:
1) Quinta da Marinha
Set amongst beautiful pine trees and stretching down to Guincho beach, has some of the most grandiose scenery in Portugal. Its hole 13, a par 4 descending to the sea, is a picture postcard of Portuguese golf.
It is the 1st Golf Course in Europe and the 2nd in the World to as a Certified Signature Sanctuary - Gold.
3) Penha Longa
Enjoys championship characteristics, an excellent level of maintenance and beautiful panoramic views over Sintra mountain range, "Serra de Sintra".
One of the oldest and best-known golf courses in Portugal. Many champions, including Max Faulkner adn Seve Ballesteros, have walked the fairways of this course.
5) Quinta da Beloura
Fine views over the Sintra mountain range and a course surrounded by trees, provides a very plesurable game of golf.
Designed by Rocky Roquemore, its 18 holes extend over 6,120 sqm for a par 72.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Local 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Lisbon Airport - Portela 43 km, Nearest railway: Sintra 16 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (8), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Costa de Lisboa/Lisbon region
Lisbon, Portugal's bright capital, spreads along the north bank of the River Tagus, which meets the ocean here.
One of the few European capitals with both a river and a coastline, Lisbon has Praça do Comércio square as its main meeting area. The city has always been ready to welcome new visitors and to bid a fond farewell to those departing, something that was never more true than when saying goodbye to sailors at the time of the great Portuguese maritime discoveries.
This is why there are many important Manueline monuments shining in the light of Lisbon and its surrounding region, such as the Torre de Belém and the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos. The modern leisure area of the Parque das Nações proves that Lisbon still maintains its close links with the river today. Here, for example, you will find the distinctive mark of Álvaro Siza Vieira on one of the buildings that hosted the last world exposition of the 20th century, dedicated to the theme of the oceans. In contrast to this, do not miss the picturesque mediaeval quarters of Alfama and Mouraria, above which stands the castle. This castle, matched by Bairro Alto on the other hill, leads down to the downtown city centre known as the Baixa pombalina.
Lisbon is also at the centre of a region rich in diversity.
Just outside the city are the seaside resort of Cascais / Estoril and the romantic hills of the Serra de Sintra, where the perfect bond between palaces and nature led to the area being classified as a world heritage site. It is the sea, the climate and the stunning nature that give this region its peculiar energy. Its many parks and nature reserves encourage visitors to spend time in the open air, enjoying the peace and quiet of a round of golf or the adrenaline buzz of surfing. Perhaps this is why Lisbon is a city that is full of life. Here people have an exuberant party spirit, doing things spontaneously for the sheer pleasure of spending time in the company of others.
Further north, in addition to Fátima - a world-famous pilgrimage site - the region has three key monuments that have been classified as World Heritage sites by UNESCO: the Monastery of Alcobaça, the Monastery of Batalha and the Convent of Christ, the former home of the Knights Templar.
Other key sites in the region, include the mediaeval town of Óbidos and Santarém, which in addition to its fine architectural heritage, is the centre of horse and bull-breeding in Portugal.
Travelling south we reach the River Sado and discover the beauty of its riverbanks. Its unique estuary, bordered by the beaches of Tróia, Arrábida mountains and Setúbal, is one of the most beautiful in Portugal. It's still possible to see dolphins swimming in the waters, but the estuary's greatest riches lie on its banks, above all in terms of natural beauty.
To end your day in the city of Lisbon you could experience the traditional and relaxed atmosphere of a Fado House. Or, if you've still got enough energy left, pop into the various discos along the banks of the river and dance until the early hours. In fact why not stay up until dawn and take in the day-break on the banks of the River Tagus, before enjoying a well-earned sleep?
A tourist region par excellence, Sintra is one of the most delightful places to be found in Portugal. With its extensive range of green bills with its crags - the Serra de Sintra - so picturesquely situated and offering stupendous views of the coastline with its impressive beauty, Sintra is indeed "a garden of the earthly paradise", described by Byron as "the most pleasing in Europe", it also includes valuable archaeological remains.
The three National Palace - Palácio da Vila, Palácio da Pena and Palácio de Queluz - and the various municipal museums contain important historical and artistic collections.
The tourist potentialities of Sintra also include winegrowing, of proven standard, the quarries producing marble (which for centuries have embellished various regions), its traditional confectionery and cooking and, of course, the fecund production of its handicraft workshops.
A picturesque former fishermen's village, with the ocean ever present, it offers places of rare beauty such as the sea, Boca do Inferno, Cabo Raso and Guincho beach.
Serviced by a highway, an aerodrome and a marina, Cascais is a village of easy access. It is cheerful, busy and offers excellent cultural and hotel infrastructure with pleasant terraces, bars restaurants and commercial areas.
Has been the havens of many kings and aristocrats exiled during the 20th century and is internationally known for its beaches, exceptional weather, baths, casino and luxury hotels. It also offers Tennis and golf resorts, swimming pools and a pleasant promenade along the sea between Estoril and Cascais that gives access to several beaches.
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12 Aug 2014
"The villa provided a great place to celebrate our Ruby Wedding with our extended family."
A good venue for a poolside holiday. Two beaches within walking distance. The historic town of Sintra only 40 minutes away - all set in a protracted landscape.… More
15 Jul 2014
"Excellent Villa in quiet neighbourhood"
We were two familys, 4 adults, 4 teenagers staying here for one week in july 2014. The condition of the house is according to their add - in very good shape! 4 quite spacy bedrooms (Three on the 2.flo… More
30 May 2014
We travelled to Lisbon on a business trip in May 2014 and the team running Villa Azul were great to deal with. The villa is very reasonably priced for its size and location. It only takes 40 minutes o… More
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