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371 Holiday homes

    10

    B&b rental in Cerdeira

    Coimbra District / Cerdeira

    1 2 1 night min

    • 1 bedroom
    • sleeps 2
    • 1 night min
    • Child friendly

    from £133 / night

    £931 / week

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    from £133 / night

      14

      Holiday apartment in Lagoa

      Mira / Lagoa

      2 6 1 night min

      • 2 bedrooms
      • sleeps 6
      • 1 night min
      • Child friendly

      from £61 / night

      £423 / week

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      (22) Excellent 

        20

        Villa letting in Arganil with swimming pool

        Arganil / Pombeiro da Beira

        2 8 7 nights min

        • 2 bedrooms
        • sleeps 8
        • 7 nights min
        • Beach / lakeside relaxation
        • Nearest beach 55 km
        • Swimming pool

        from £69 / night

        £484 - £1,241 / week

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          Holiday apartment in Coimbra

          Coimbra District / Coimbra

          1 3 min stay varies

          • 1 bedroom
          • sleeps 3
          • min stay varies
          • Nearest beach 54 km
          • Child friendly
          • Car not necessary

          from £46 / night

          £273 - £562 / week

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          from £46 / night

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            Buarcos holiday apartment rental

            Figueira da Foz / Buarcos

            2 4 min stay varies

            • 2 bedrooms
            • sleeps 4
            • min stay varies
            • Child friendly

            from £64 / night

            £445 / week

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            avg. 1 hour 37 minutes

            from £64 / night

            (2) Very Good 

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              Holiday apartment in Coimbra

              Coimbra District / Coimbra

              1 3 1 night min

              • 1 bedroom
              • sleeps 3
              • 1 night min
              • Child friendly
              • Car not necessary

              from £111 / night

              £655 - £761 / week

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              from £111 / night

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                Apartment rental in Coimbra with golf nearby

                Coimbra District / Coimbra

                2 4 2 nights min

                • 2 bedrooms
                • sleeps 4
                • 2 nights min
                • Child friendly
                • Car not necessary
                • Air conditioning

                from £76 / night

                £484 - £695 / week

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                from £76 / night

                (2) Excellent 

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                  Holiday home in Miranda do Corvo

                  Coimbra District / Miranda do Corvo

                  2 4 2 nights min

                  • 2 bedrooms
                  • sleeps 4
                  • 2 nights min
                  • Nearest beach 75 km
                  • Child friendly
                  • Pet friendly

                  from £33 / night

                  £252 - £323 / week

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                  from £33 / night

                  (3) Excellent 

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                    Villa rental in Figueira da Foz

                    Coimbra District / Figueira da Foz

                    3 6 5 nights min

                    • 3 bedrooms
                    • sleeps 6
                    • 5 nights min
                    • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                    • Nearest beach 0 km
                    • Child friendly

                    from £55 / night

                    £362 / week

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                    from £55 / night

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                      Figueira da Foz holiday apartment rental

                      Coimbra District / Figueira da Foz

                      2 5 min stay varies

                      • 2 bedrooms
                      • sleeps 5
                      • min stay varies
                      • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                      • Child friendly
                      • Ask about pets

                      from £54 / night

                      £374 / week

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                      from £54 / night

                      (6) Very Good 

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                        Holiday home in Penacova

                        Coimbra District / Penacova

                        8 16 7 nights min

                        • 8 bedrooms
                        • sleeps 16
                        • 7 nights min
                        • Nearest beach 5 km
                        • Swimming pool
                        • Child friendly

                        from £504 / night

                        £3,525 / week

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                        avg. 3 hours 7 minutes

                        from £504 / night

                          26

                          Gois holiday cottage rental

                          Coimbra District / Gois

                          6 14 1 night min

                          • 6 bedrooms
                          • sleeps 14
                          • 1 night min
                          • Child friendly
                          • Air conditioning
                          • Ask about pets

                          from £282 / night

                          £1,763 / week

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                          from £282 / night

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                            Arganil holiday home let

                            Coimbra District / Arganil

                            3 6 2 nights min

                            • 3 bedrooms
                            • sleeps 6
                            • 2 nights min
                            • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                            • Swimming pool
                            • Child friendly

                            from £71 / night

                            £454 / week

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                            from £71 / night

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                              Holiday apartment with shared pool in Tabua

                              Coimbra District / Tabua

                              1 3 3 nights min

                              • 1 bedroom
                              • sleeps 3
                              • 3 nights min
                              • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                              • Swimming pool
                              • Car not necessary

                              from £56 / night

                              £353 / week

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                              avg. 3 hours 20 minutes

                              from £56 / night

                              (2) Excellent 

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                                Holiday studio in Tabua

                                Coimbra District / Tabua

                                Studio 2 1 night min

                                • Studio
                                • sleeps 2
                                • 1 night min
                                • Swimming pool
                                • Child friendly
                                • Pet friendly

                                from £71 / night

                                £494 / week

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                                from £71 / night

                                (4) Very Good 

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                                  Holiday apartment in Coimbra

                                  Coimbra District / Coimbra

                                  1 2 1 night min

                                  • 1 bedroom
                                  • sleeps 2
                                  • 1 night min
                                  • Child friendly
                                  • Private garden

                                  from £61 / night

                                  £403 / week

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                                  (4) Excellent 

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                                    Coimbra holiday cottage rental

                                    Coimbra District / Coimbra

                                    4 4 min stay varies

                                    • 4 bedrooms
                                    • sleeps 4
                                    • min stay varies
                                    • Nearest beach 20 km
                                    • Swimming pool
                                    • Child friendly

                                    from £76 / night

                                    £504 - £836 / week

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                                    from £76 / night

                                    (12) Excellent 

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                                      Buarcos holiday villa rental

                                      Figueira da Foz / Buarcos

                                      3 10 5 nights min

                                      • 3 bedrooms
                                      • sleeps 10
                                      • 5 nights min
                                      • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                                      • Swimming pool
                                      • Child friendly

                                      from £151 / night

                                      £1,058 / week

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                                      from £151 / night

                                      (3) Excellent 

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                                        Holiday apartment in Coimbra

                                        Coimbra District / Coimbra

                                        1 3 min stay varies

                                        • 1 bedroom
                                        • sleeps 3
                                        • min stay varies
                                        • Nearest beach 45 km
                                        • Child friendly
                                        • Car not necessary

                                        from £80 / night

                                        £446 - £629 / week

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                                        from £80 / night

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                                          Holiday home with shared pool in Soure

                                          Coimbra District / Soure

                                          1 4 2 nights min

                                          • 1 bedroom
                                          • sleeps 4
                                          • 2 nights min
                                          • Nearest beach 50 km
                                          • Swimming pool
                                          • Child friendly

                                          from £141 / night

                                          £987 / week

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                                          from £141 / night

                                          (1) Excellent 

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                                            Holiday apartment in Lousa

                                            Coimbra District / Lousa

                                            2 7 2 nights min

                                            • 2 bedrooms
                                            • sleeps 7
                                            • 2 nights min
                                            • Child friendly

                                            from £91 / night

                                            £504 / week

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                                            avg. 41 minutes

                                            from £91 / night

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                                              Holiday b&b in Aldeia das Dez

                                              Coimbra District / Aldeia das Dez

                                              1 2 1 night min

                                              • 1 bedroom
                                              • sleeps 2
                                              • 1 night min
                                              • Nearest beach 5 km
                                              • Child friendly
                                              • Private garden

                                              from £45 / night

                                              £353 / week

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                                              from £45 / night

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                                                Holiday apartment in Figueira da Foz

                                                Coimbra District / Figueira da Foz

                                                1 4 min stay varies

                                                • 1 bedroom
                                                • sleeps 4
                                                • min stay varies
                                                • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                                                • Child friendly

                                                from £61 / night

                                                £423 / week

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                                                  Montemor-o-Velho holiday villa rental

                                                  Coimbra District / Montemor-o-Velho

                                                  4 10 7 nights min

                                                  • 4 bedrooms
                                                  • sleeps 10
                                                  • 7 nights min
                                                  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                                                  • Nearest beach 15 km
                                                  • Child friendly

                                                  from £80 / night

                                                  £554 - £1,007 / week

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                                                  from £80 / night

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                                                    Holiday apartment in Figueira da Foz

                                                    Coimbra District / Figueira da Foz

                                                    2 5 min stay varies

                                                    • 2 bedrooms
                                                    • sleeps 5
                                                    • min stay varies
                                                    • Ask owner if suitable for children
                                                    • Pet friendly

                                                    from £69 / night

                                                    £480 / week

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                                                    avg. 3 hours 32 minutes

                                                    from £69 / night

                                                    (2) Excellent 

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                                                      Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Lousa

                                                      Coimbra District / Lousa

                                                      4 8 2 nights min

                                                      • 4 bedrooms
                                                      • sleeps 8
                                                      • 2 nights min
                                                      • Swimming pool
                                                      • Child friendly
                                                      • Pet friendly

                                                      from £126 / night

                                                      £882 / week

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                                                        Soure holiday b&b rental

                                                        Coimbra District / Soure

                                                        10 25 1 night min

                                                        • 10 bedrooms
                                                        • sleeps 25
                                                        • 1 night min
                                                        • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                                                        • Swimming pool
                                                        • Child friendly

                                                        from £46 / night

                                                        £318 - £353 / week

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                                                          Holiday lodge in Mira

                                                          Coimbra District / Mira

                                                          16 30 1 night min

                                                          • 16 bedrooms
                                                          • sleeps 30
                                                          • 1 night min
                                                          • Child friendly

                                                          from £71 / night

                                                          £494 / week

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                                                            Holiday apartment in Figueira da Foz

                                                            Coimbra District / Figueira da Foz

                                                            1 3 3 nights min

                                                            • 1 bedroom
                                                            • sleeps 3
                                                            • 3 nights min
                                                            • Child friendly

                                                            from £46 / night

                                                            £212 - £247 / week

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                                                            avg. 1 hour 21 minutes

                                                            from £46 / night

                                                            (6) Very Good 

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                                                              Bungalow letting in Arganil with shared pool

                                                              Arganil / Coja

                                                              2 4 3 nights min

                                                              • 2 bedrooms
                                                              • sleeps 4
                                                              • 3 nights min
                                                              • Nearest beach 90 km
                                                              • Swimming pool
                                                              • Child friendly

                                                              from £76 / night

                                                              £378 - £590 / week

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                                                              (1) Very Good 

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                                                                Holiday apartment with swimming pool in Figueira da Foz

                                                                Coimbra District / Figueira da Foz

                                                                2 6 min stay varies

                                                                • 2 bedrooms
                                                                • sleeps 6
                                                                • min stay varies
                                                                • Swimming pool
                                                                • Ask owner if suitable for children
                                                                • Pet friendly

                                                                from £59 / night

                                                                £409 / week

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                                                                avg. 3 hours 32 minutes

                                                                from £59 / night

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                                                                  Holiday villa with shared pool in Tabua

                                                                  Coimbra District / Tabua

                                                                  3 6 1 night min

                                                                  • 3 bedrooms
                                                                  • sleeps 6
                                                                  • 1 night min
                                                                  • Swimming pool
                                                                  • Child friendly
                                                                  • Ask about pets

                                                                  from £146 / night

                                                                  £1,023 / week

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                                                                  from £146 / night

                                                                  (2) Very Good 

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                                                                    Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Coimbra

                                                                    Coimbra District / Coimbra

                                                                    2 4 2 nights min

                                                                    • 2 bedrooms
                                                                    • sleeps 4
                                                                    • 2 nights min
                                                                    • Child friendly
                                                                    • Air conditioning

                                                                    from £96 / night

                                                                    £574 / week

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                                                                    from £96 / night

                                                                    (11) Excellent 

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                                                                      Holiday apartment rental

                                                                      Coimbra District / Coimbra

                                                                      2 6 2 nights min

                                                                      • 2 bedrooms
                                                                      • sleeps 6
                                                                      • 2 nights min
                                                                      • Child friendly
                                                                      • Air conditioning

                                                                      from £96 / night

                                                                      £574 - £786 / week

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                                                                        Holiday b&b with indoor pool in Mira

                                                                        Coimbra District / Mira

                                                                        1 2 1 night min

                                                                        • 1 bedroom
                                                                        • sleeps 2
                                                                        • 1 night min
                                                                        • Nearest beach 7 km
                                                                        • Swimming pool
                                                                        • Child friendly

                                                                        from £51 / night

                                                                        £353 / week

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                                                                          Coimbra holiday apartment rental

                                                                          Coimbra District / Coimbra

                                                                          2 4 min stay varies

                                                                          • 2 bedrooms
                                                                          • sleeps 4
                                                                          • min stay varies
                                                                          • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                                                                          • Swimming pool

                                                                          from £71 / night

                                                                          £353 - £811 / week

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                                                                          from £71 / night

                                                                          (12) Very Good 

                                                                          Certificate of Excellence

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                                                                            Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Lousa

                                                                            Coimbra District / Lousa

                                                                            1 4 2 nights min

                                                                            • 1 bedroom
                                                                            • sleeps 4
                                                                            • 2 nights min
                                                                            • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                                                                            • Nearest beach 4 km
                                                                            • Swimming pool

                                                                            Certificate of Excellence

                                                                            from £51 / night

                                                                            £348 - £715 / week

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                                                                            avg. 1 hour 46 minutes

                                                                            from £51 / night

                                                                            (31) Excellent 

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                                                                              Holiday villa with swimming pool in Oliveira do Hospital

                                                                              Coimbra District / Oliveira do Hospital

                                                                              4 9 min stay varies

                                                                              • 4 bedrooms
                                                                              • sleeps 9
                                                                              • min stay varies
                                                                              • Nearest beach 1 km
                                                                              • Swimming pool
                                                                              • Child friendly

                                                                              from £89 / night

                                                                              £621 / week

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                                                                                Cottage rental in Arganil

                                                                                Arganil / Pombeiro da Beira

                                                                                3 6 30 nights min

                                                                                • 3 bedrooms
                                                                                • sleeps 6
                                                                                • 30 nights min
                                                                                • Private garden

                                                                                from £51 / night

                                                                                £353 / week

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                                                                                (16) Very Good 

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                                                                                  Holiday apartment in Coimbra

                                                                                  Coimbra District / Coimbra

                                                                                  1 4 2 nights min

                                                                                  • 1 bedroom
                                                                                  • sleeps 4
                                                                                  • 2 nights min
                                                                                  • Child friendly

                                                                                  from £46 / night

                                                                                  £318 / week

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                                                                                  Bela Vista Alqueve, private swimming pool and slate stone house
                                                                                  An oasis in the mountains

                                                                                  We really loved our stay at the beautifully restored cottage/villa of Bela Vista, It was s great base for a relaxing and peaceful break. Very good facilities and good location to explore surrounding villages and towns, and further afield. The pool was an added bonus. Hazel made us feel very welcome. … see more
                                                                                  Quinta da Carvoeira B&B Pool & Garden sun terrace
                                                                                  Lovely!

                                                                                  Antonio and Margareta own the cottage which is situated in the garden of their house. When we arrived they were really helpful and showed us around the cottage and gave us a set of keys. They were very friendly and made us feel welcome straight way. Once they had shown us around they left us to it, but reminded us that if we needed anything we could just ask. We felt like we had our own space but had help if needed. We spent most days out adventuring but even when we did have a day by the pool we barely saw them because they were out themselves so the garden did feel very private. The cottage itself is small and simple but has everything you need and is good for anyone wanting a base to sleep at before driving off to look around Portugal or spending a day by the pool. There are lots of things to see within easy driving distance of the cottage. There is easy access to towns with supermarkets only a short drive away and there are some restaurants nearby. You need to hire a car because nothing is within walking distance. The location is quite rural and pretty, you can see mountains in the distance from the garden. There was the option of secure parking or parking outside the house. We parked outside for ease. There was fresh bedding available and plenty of cups and plates to use. Plenty of spare towels to use and a good shower. The bed was comfy and it is a very quiet location, just sounds of crickets at night which was nice. There was a good wifi connection. The shower was good with plenty of hot water. The pool was really nice and it was very private. There is a nice patio area which catches a lot of sun so you can do plenty of sunbathing. We really enjoyed our stay, thank you!see more
                                                                                  Apartment in Lousã near coimbra Portugal
                                                                                  Great

                                                                                  Lovely house in a very beatiful, quiet surrounding. We had a lovely time. The owners are very nice and helpful. Would definitely recommend. … see more
                                                                                  Apartment Coimbra City
                                                                                  Great apartment in Coimbra

                                                                                  Nice apartment in a quiet neighbourhood 10 min walk from the city center. It has a well equipped kitchen and the owner is very helpfull. Highly recommended. … see more
                                                                                  TENNIS , POOL, Excellent Villa
                                                                                  Outstanding family holiday home

                                                                                  My family of four (two children 15 and 10) stayed in this excellent house during July, situated in a quiet spot it is only a short 5 minute drive to Condeixa (good local amenities) and an easy drive into the historical city of Coimbra. The owners (Jose & Ana) looked after us like extended family from greeting us on arrival to our sad departure. The house has everything inside and outside to make you feel at home. Our families favourite pastimes included lounging in the shaded terrace, playing in the pool, a bit more lounging then BBQ for lunch. The house lends itself for guests to be as busy (numerous tourist sites to visit we included Porto) or to get away from it all (spent many days enjoying the sun and pottering around). The house and owners have made our visit to Portugal one of the best holidays we have experienced as a family. Briosa modo de vida.see more
                                                                                  Luxury Villa -swimming pool & hot tub, perfect location to explore the region
                                                                                  If you go one place in Portugal it has to be here- Amazing !

                                                                                  The location of this cottage in the mountains, just above Lousa, is truly spectacular. A short drive to restaurants/shops and supermarkets and yet in such beautiful surroundings. None of the photos do this place justice; we just couldn't believe how lovely it was when we arrived. The cottage is immaculate and very well laid out, open plan with a log burner for chilly evenings. It had everything you could ask for including amazingly comfortable big beds. We spent each evening in the hot tub overlooking the goats and mountain view with a glass of wine; fantastic after a day walking in the breathtaking Schiste villages nearby. The owners of the cottage Liz and Bob couldn't have done more to make our stay so special. They provided homemade cakes and preserves and a variety of supplies on our arrival so we didn't even need to shop until the next day. On a wet day Liz arranged for a masseuse to come in and give my husband and I treatments in front of the log fire.Lovely. Liz also took us on some fantastic walks and was on hand whenever we needed advice on places to visit or eat. Liz and Bob were fantastic hosts and they turned a fantastic cottage into a spectacular visit. The area is so central to everything and I cannot praise this cottage enough or the hosts. Thank you Liz and Bob...we will definitely be back.see more
                                                                                  Good taste in PEACEFUL COUNTRYSIDE field
                                                                                  Perfect house for vacations with children

                                                                                  A very nice and peaceful place to spend some relaxed days. Beautiful landscape, near beach (30 minutes in car) and good location for trips to Porto and Lisbon (1,5h - 2h in car). We really enjoyed our stay! … see more
                                                                                  Villa Firefly, Vila Nova de Poiares
                                                                                  Villa, hosts and location exceeded our expectations.

                                                                                  Me and my wife have just returned from a 10 day stay at the Villa Vivenda Pirilampo. From the photographs we had seen, the villa seemed to good to be true, you will not be disappointed it far exceeded our expectations! The Villa has the most amazing views and is well equipped for the use of self catering. The pool is maintained at times that fits in with you so that you always have your privacy, clean towels and bed linen were also provided half way throughout our stay. The hosts Diane and Roy have perfected the balance of giving you your own space but are also available if you should need something or for information. (you don't know that they are there) We visited Coimbra for the day which has lots of pretty streets to explore and an abundance of cafes to enjoy a coffee and to try one of the many local delicacies. The university is open to visit, a ticket can be purchased that gets you entrance to the university itself which is steeped in history, the Bell Tower, Library and Science Museums. You an spend 2-3 hours here. We ate out at a local Portuguese restaurant which is a 10-15 minute drive called "Cota" which again boasts beautiful views over the valley. It serves great food with very generous portions at very reasonable prices. Staff are very friendly and understand some English, worth a visit. This has been our first trip to Portugal and we will definitely be returning! We would like to thank Diane and Roy for making us feel so welcome.see more
                                                                                  FeelCoimbra - Apartment Purple
                                                                                  Fabulous holiday

                                                                                  If you are looking for a gorgeous, well equipped, modern apartment and with excelente faclities in a quiet neighboorhood but still be able to access downtown within walking distance this is the right place to stay. We stayed in this spectacular apartment for 10 days and enjoyed the excelling quality and tasteful interiors, the relaxing walks in the riverbank (specially around sunset), the close pool and the proximity of the city center. Both Ricardo and Cecilia were very warm hosts and gave us excellent information for enjoying our stay in their delightful city of Coimbra. They even provided us with a car for better enjoying our stay. Close by there is bakery and a small supermarket. There is also a portuguese take away chicken restaurant next door that is absolutely delicious! We would highly recommend these hosts and their beautiful apartment.see more
                                                                                  Luxury very private villa large pool Coimbra Arganil Tabua sleeps 9 great views
                                                                                  Perfect!

                                                                                  If I could i would give extra stars! We stayed in this beautiful place for 2 weeks with two teenagers, 15 and 17. The house and surrounding gardens are amazing, no expense has been spared with the fixtures, fittings, furniture etc, and there is plenty to keep us entertained on those lazy days. We made full use of the games room, our pool skills have improved immensely and the outside kitchen had everything we needed and more. We cooked successfully in the pizza oven (thanks Lucy for making up some pizza dough for us and freezing it), we BBQed and sat outside many evenings drinking ice cold beer from the fridge. And when you're done with eating outside there is a dishwasher in the outside kitchen too, what's not to love about that! The Wifi, Xbox and Netflix kept the kids entertained, the pool area is gorgeous and very clean, comfy sun beds and umbrellas for shade if you need it. Excellent washing machine and laundry area, the owners really have thought of everything. If you arrive during the day the best surprise comes when the sun goes down, the garden comes alight with tasteful and pretty solar lights and on the clear nights you have a big sky full of stars all to yourself, as there is no light pollution. This place is very special and a lot of thought and care has been put into creating an idyllic holiday hideaway. The town of Arganil is a few minutes drive away, there is a Lidl and Intermarche open all days til 8, if you fancy a slightly bigger Lidl then the one at Tabua is very good (about 20 mins in the car). This not a tourist area, so expect very little English speakers and amazing value for money when eating and drinking out. It's authentic Portugal and a far cry from the crowded beaches. Some places we visited: Gois river beach. You can't beat fresh water swimming and the Portugese have made full use of the beautiful rivers that flow through the mountains. Take water shoes for the stony bottom and diving goggles, the water is really clear and you can swim with the fish. Avo river beach. This is a little further than Gois but still only 30 mins in the car and it's in a beautiful setting. There's a bigger swimming area than Gois and places deep enough for diving. We decided not to eat there although there is a river side cafe, instead we drove to Coja and had a late lunch in the main square, wonderful place to chill and people watch. Ciadud Rodrigo. This was a trip without the kids! Two hours drive and you are in Spain and at one of the best preserved battle sites from the Peninsular War. If you are not too interested in exploring every inch of the battlements as we did, it's still a beautiful small city to visit and explore easily in one day. Conimbriga Roman ruins. Again, a day best spent enjoyed without the kids. This is proper nerdy Roman stuff and well worth a visit. There is a lovely small museum and a cafe. Some of the ruins require some imagination and the mosaics are truly wonderful. Kayaking on the Mondego River with RockandRiver based near Tabua. This was a glorious day, 4 hours of kayaking along a secluded stretch of the river and the only noise was from the red kites flying overhead. The water is calm and Matt the owner provides map, waterproof bags for picnics and valuables and life jackets if you need them. The trip is at your own pace so there's time for swimming and picnicing and he meets you at the other end. If you want to lose yourself completely in nature then this trip is a must. Mira. This is a small coastal town/village about 1 hour 15 minutes drive away and something different for the kids. The beach is sandy and long and there are some shops and cafes selling the usual seaside toot, it still has a charm about it and fishing hoard can still be seen on the beach. Nazarre. This is a 2 hour drive and a much larger seaside town, the beach is massive and very crowded and reminded me of Blackpool or Hastings. The only reason we visited was for the Naturumm 4x4 jeep tour. Check out this company on trip advisor, the 5 star reviews are real, we had an amazing evening that we will never forget. Off-roading in the dark is something else!! Piodao Slate village about an hour drive away, very remote and the mountain drive is a little scary at time, beautiful village in an idyllic mountain setting. And in between all of this we chilled in the most amazing place possible. There is so much to see and do in the surrounding area if you don't want to laze by the pool every day. I can't recommend the villa and the area highly enough. We made some wonderful memories that will stay with us for ever.see more
                                                                                  Casa da Roda
                                                                                  Mrs

                                                                                  Fabulous stay in this beautiful villa set amid the fragrant eucalyptus and pine trees with Wonderful views. Geoff and Linda gave us a lovely warm welcome. The Villa was beautifully presented, clean and fully equipped. Lots to see and do for all the family from chilling by the pool with a good book or rowing down the river and fishing. Fully recommend staying here and would love to return.see more
                                                                                  White House Pereiro de Alem, near Vila Nova de Poiares
                                                                                  Peaceful holiday

                                                                                  The villa was a lovely compact and serene place to stay. Bella and Bruce were always on hand for advice but not intrusive. The pool was perfect for us with our 2 daughters as it is a remote location. There is a lot to do in the area especially the river beaches which we found were amazing.Swimming with the fish was a delightful experience. Over all i would highly recommend this for a relaxing holiday. Thank you Bruce and Bella for your hospitality.see more

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