Bungalow | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
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The bungalow is located in a garden with a large lawn area and a 10m X 5m pool.
It is a vey secluded garden neighboring an agricultural field and facing the sea.
The beach is within walking distance. The property is situated in a very narrow country lane so large cars do not fit which means that it is an almost private road with practically no traffic.
This is ideal for those who enjoy quiet holidays and seeing the many historical towns and villages in northern Portugal, including nearby Viana do Castelo. Very near Galicia northern Spain as well.
Afife has three restaurants and three cafés, a Mini-Price supermarket, a pharmacy open daily from 9:00am to 12:00 midnight . There is also a river beach. The ocean beach is very long and there is an area for surfers. In summer one can get surfing lessons. In nearby Caminha 10 kms north, there is Kayaking both in the bay and in the river as well as regular ferry crossings to Spain.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Afife 2 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Oporto 85 km, Nearest railway: Viana do Castelo 11 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Fax machine, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The bedroom has two twin beds. The living area has a sofa-bed for a third person (three people only for short stays: 3/4 days) or a child aged 10 - 16.
The bathroom has a large shower area with hot and cold water, WC, large modern wash basin.
The bungalows have heating in winter .
One bungalow has satellite TV (CNN) the other only local TV.
We provide clean linen on a weekly basis. When possible we can try to get someone to clean the bungalow or change the beds 1x week.
The kitchenette has two cooking hot plates, microwave, fridge/freezer, electric kettle, coffee machine, toaster, linen, etc.
You can borrow our beach towels and beach umbrellas.
Short stays in July and August - 4 nights -rest of the year 3 nights.
Long stays (over 14 nights) prices negotiable but not through any Holidaylettings messages as they censor all discussion on payments and prices, etc.
Pets: please ask as it is not always possible for us to allow pets. And we cannot allow most pets in July and August anyway.
Swimming pool not suitable for young children.
|Further details outdoors|
The bungalow has its own set of outdoor furniture for meals "al fresco" and a terrace area. The pool and garden are shared but the large lawn area provides for a spacious outdoor. There is a barbecue and a barbecue support room for chilly evenings or to be used as a common room when guests get along.
We provide safe parking for two small cars. Larger cars will have to be parked in street nearby.
With booking confirmation we require a 20% of total amount payable. We also ask for a "security deposit" on arrival of Euro-100 payable on arrival in cash which we refund at end of stay.
By request we can provide you with comments/reviews from our guestbooks.
The Costa Verde region
Costa Verde has sea and hills and many historical towns and villages to visit. It is home to vinho verde and a step away from Galicia in Spain. The coast has many beaches a few of them with blue flags. We are one hour from Oporto by car and one hour from the center of Vigo in Spain. We are two hours away from the pilgrimage city of Santiago de Compostela in Spain and about 45 minutes from Braga in Portugal.
Along the Atlantic coastline there are many bike paths and many beaches have long wooden boardwalks for hikers. The hills near Caminha have hikers trails. If you like walking through unmapped terrains the hills around Afife are a challenge! If you like places still undiscovered by mass tourism this is an area for you.
Viana do Castelo
There is a golf course in Ponte de Lima which is circa 20 minutes by car on the highway, a ferry boat to take you and your car form Caminha over to Galicia (Spain) a tennis court in Viana do Castelo and a horse riding school near Viana do Castelo. Viana do Castelo has monuments and a local Museum as well as a new modern city library. The main festivities of northern Portugal take place in Viana do Castelo usually over the third weekend in August. They last three days and are the most famous of all folk festivals in Portugal.Throughout July and August there are open air concerts of traditional Portuguese music or folk dancing and all sorts of fairs. If you are interested in fishing, boat renting, horse riding or bike hire let us know and we can try to send you information.
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23 Jul 2012
"wonderful week in lovely accommodation near sea"
I cannot rate this accpmmodation highly enough - very comfortable, adequately equipped and set in beautiful private gardens within the onwers property, together with another bungalow. The gardens are full of shrubs and flowers and laid out to ensure maximum privacy, shielding the owneres house and bungalows and bordering the lovely pool, from where you can see the sea.
The owners were extremely welcome, friendly and informative about the area, without being intrusive - nothing was too much trouble.
The location is excellent - not too far to walk to the beach, easy access to many lovely towns and villages, including crossing into Spain, and some good walking up the wooded hills at the back - well worth a visit to the wind turbines at the top - the views are amazing .
We only had time to sample 2 of the 3 restaurants but both were excellent, with one only a few minutes walk away.
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