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We were met at the apartment by Anabela, her husband and son who helped to carry our bags up the 3 flights of stairs. There is no lift which was no problem for us but anyone not able for stairs should be aware. Anabela showed us around and gave us contact details for her husband in case we needed to contact him during our stay. She had a big bottle of water waiting for us and ice creams for our girls, which was a lovely welcome as we arrived about 11pm. She had no problem with our late arrival either, which was very nice of her. The apartment is very well equipped. The kitchen has everything you could need, with a full size fridge-freezer, cooker, microwave and three different types of coffee maker! There was coffee provided and also other basics like sugar, cooking oil, ketchup, rice and others. I found this very helpful. The living room was spacious, large tv with lots of channels, a good few had movies in English with Portuguese subtitles, which worked well for us. The bedrooms were lovely with comfortable beds. Both bathrooms were spotless and had lots of toiletries provided and plenty of towels, though we brought our own beach towels. The beach is only five minutes walk away, with a small supermarket near there too. The train station is two minutes walk with frequent trains to Lisbon in one direction and Cascais in the other. San Pedro Do Estoril, where the apartment is does not have much else so we found we did need to go to Estoril itself, or Cascais for more shops, bars and restaurants. There is a lovely coastal walking path, about 30 minutes to Estoril and another 20 to Cascais. In San Pedro Do Estoril I would recommend La Lombonera for fabulous, great value steaks and Gordo's for lovely pizzas. We loved Anabel's apartment. Only suggestion I would have would be maybe a folder with recommendations for restaurants and cafes and advice about how public transport tickets work and good sites to see etc. There were lots of guide books and leaflets and cards from restaurants but no actual personal recommendations, which I would have liked. But we were very happy with the apartment and would certainly recommend it to others.
The studio on the 12th floor was very clean and well equiped, with comfy bed and nice bathroom. The morning and evening sit-down on the balcony was lovely. The walk to the center of Cascais took me less than 20 minutes. There are two cafes just in front of the building and very good cafe and bakery Doce de Canela about 250 metres on the way to the center. Also there is the Police Station directly by the building so I could feel very safe :-) The bus number 400 stops directly at the main entrance but the bus does not go to the train station but there are another bus stop near on the main road where you can take a bus to the center or Cabo da Roca which is certainly worth to visit.