Our Beautiful townhouse in the quiet village of Sao Bernardino near Peniche on the Silver Coast is the ideal place to chillout and forget about the stresses of everyday life.With the local beach just an 8 min walk away complete with chillout bar and a shared pool makes the ideal destination for the perfect getaway.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom, 1 en suite and 1 shower room|
|Nearest beach||Sao Bernardino|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Lisbon|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Children's pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, Table tennis, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (2), Single Beds (2), Cots available (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||High chair available|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
30% deposit required at time of booking.Remainder to be paid 4 weeks prior to holiday.If booking is made with less than 4 weeks to holiday,amount must be paid in full.A £100 returnable depoosit will be taken this will be taken refunded in full after your stay subject to there being no damage to the house or its contents.
Please note that smoking is not allowed in the house.
As an attractive region, Peniche is home to luxurious resorts. The house is located near vast and almost deserted beaches in the centre of Portugal. Close to the city of Peniche and a short distance from beautiful towns and historic cities, it offers breath-taking landscapes and tourist sites, like monuments, artefacts and thermal spas. Surfing and body-board, fishing and diving sites, boating, scuba diving, sailing, golf (in the dunes, overlooking the Atlantic), you'll find it all in a friendly environment.
Enjoy the Portuguese Cuisine, a mixture of European with Oriental flavour. Plenty of bars and restaurants give you a lively night experience. Berlengas' islands, a National Park, is well worth a visit. Supertubos is a world famous surf beach, ideal for beginners as well as for experienced surfers. Kids, teens and adults find beaches to suits their needs. Mixing rural with a fishing atmosphere, close to cities yet quiet and peaceful, Supertubos offers you, at a good price, a memorable stay.
Praia D'el Rey Golf Course is one of the best courses in Europe. 18 hole, Par 72 championship, part links, part pineland course. It is set amongst extensive pine forests and its spectacular Atlantic sea coast. Holes of all varing degrees of difficulty, for all handicaps, making it the complete golfing challenge. With lush fairways, deep bunkers and lighting fast greens. What golfer could ask for anything more! Designed by famous American architect Cabell B. Robinson and rated 80th Best Golf Course in the World just recently.
Extensively stocked Pro Shop with two full time professionals. Plenty of buggies. Clubs available for hire. Fully fitted driving range with two putting greens, sand bunker, short game green with two sand bunkers for variation. After your round relax in the luxurious clubhouse. Showers if required with towels provided. Wide range of beers and snacks or use the restaurant during the day or evening if you prefer. Handicap certificate required - men 28, women 36.
Sao Bernadino has a few restaurants and bars , a 2 minute walk to the local shop that sells fresh fruit, bread "the minimarket.
There is also a local butcher ( a short walk) where you can buy your meat for your barbecue should you wish to stay in and chillout
Peniche is a busy fishing town with a large harbor and some excellent seafood restaurants also has a gorgeous beach.
In the main square is the baroque Misericordia Church with a painted ceiling depicting scenes from the New Testament, but the town's most famous building is an imposing 16th century fortress. It was once used as a prison controlled by dictator Salazar's secret police to incarcerate political opponents and today houses a museum about local history.
There is a fantastic sandy beach nearby, Baleal, Baleal Beach, known for its tranquil waters.
All the coast arround Peniche has ideal surfing conditions, especially, Super-tubos, Lagido, Ferrel, Almagreira, etc.
To the west is Cabo Carvoeiro, a rugged cape with bizarrely shaped pinnacles and sea caves offering panoramic ocean views all the way to the islands of Berlengas.
Accessible by ferry and with wonderful cliff and sea views, the biggest island is a magical place declared a nature reserve. It is home to thousands of seabirds, and Fort in Berlengas Islands the azure waters are ideal for deep-sea fishing and diving.
The surrounding weird rock formations and spectacular grottoes can be explored on small boats that pass through a breathtaking sea tunnel called Furado Grande. Only a handful of fishermen are permitted to live here, but the 17th century São João Baptista Fort, built to defend the area from pirates, is now a basic hostel.
The Dinosaur Museum in Lourinha a 15 minute Bus Drive from our house is a great place to take the kids.
The Obidos Lagoon forms a large coastal inlet from the Atlantic offering sheltered swimming for families and great sailing and surfing opportunities. It has the best of both worlds: wild Atlantic vistas of crashing waves and impressive cliffs, coupled with family friendly sandy beaches. You can truly leave your worries behind when you're here.
The Lagoon is surrounded by a cool green forest nature reserve and is blessed with truly breathtaking views. Close by is the beautiful walled town of Obidos. The town was originally a wedding gift bestowed by the King of Portugal to his new Queen and it certainly feels a very romantic spot. The cobbled streets are packed with bars and restaurants, shops selling local crafts and wines. Idyllic white houses with terracotta roofs, overflowing with vivid flowers are in abundance.