Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday villa in Calhariz - Villa Arrabida
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, sleeps 10
Villa with garden and swimming-pool, near Sesimbra.
Villa Arrábida is magnificently located on Serra da Arrábida hill, in Aldeia da Piedade village; a very peaceful area, surrounded by a luxurious and bright landscape.
The villa is cosy and from the ample garden and private pool you will enjoy the green landscape and spectacular sunsets.
The villa includes living-room with fireplace and separate dining room, kitchen, 4 bedrooms all of which with panoramic views, 2 complete bathrooms, games rooms and garage.
If you enjoy beach or water sports the beaches in Arrábida, Sesimbra (perfect for snorkelling and scuba-diving) and Aldeia do Meco are the place to go, including a nude beach and Lagoa de Albufeira beach, which is perfect for surfing, windsurfing and kite surfing.
If your game is Golf, Quinta do Peru course is only at 5 km, It was voted amongst the top 5 courses in Portugal in the biennial poll organised by the European Golf magazine.
When in the mood for culture, you cannot miss Vila de Azeitão (4 km), featuring 17th and 18th century mansions, Palácio da Bacalhoa and Quinta das Torres, famous Azeitão cheese, pastry and wine cellars. The visit to the cellars of José Maria da Fonseca is unmissable, where you can taste one of the top ten Moscatels of the World. The town of Palmela (10km) is the European city of wine in 2012.
Another destination that cannot be missed is Serra da Arrábida nature reserve, with the convent on one of the most beautiful spots of Portugal, and Portinho da Arrábida (10 km), elected one of the 7 wonders of Portugal. Dolphin watching trips can be arranged and kayaks and sail boats can be hired.
Sesimbra, where half of its territory is protected area, is the ideal place for nature lovers. From Arrábida to Cabo Espichel, the green hills are in perfect harmony with the blue sea, creating singular landscapes; the perfect place for walks, fauna and flora watching, sports and even some extreme activities. The white cliffs dramatically falling into the sea offer the perfect location for climbing and rappel. The winding tracks surrounded by vegetation, which take us to these places, are irresistible for tracking and BTT.
In the city of Setúbal, at 15 km, there are the castle and plenty of churches to visit.
Cabo Espichel (15 km) delivers a magnificent view of the Atlantic Ocean; here you may visit the sanctuary and the lighthouse or otherwise go on a fossil and dinosaur footprint walk.
Sesimbra is also a terrific place to eat fish an seafood at the various fantastic beach-front restaurants.
The Villa is just 30 minutes by car or train from cosmopolitan Lisbon (35 km) and 50 minutes from Sintra (45 km). Where you can easily visit a day trip.
Ever so much to see and enjoy.
DIVING and SURFING.
There are various Diving clubs and Surfing schools oriented for adults/teenagers and groups at Sesimbra.
- children welcome
- pets not allowed