Holiday homes in Penedo give visitors the perfect base for discovering this beautiful area north of Lisbon. Close to the coast, this picturesque and unspoilt village is well situated in a rural area yet within easy reach of a host of activities. The area has plenty of small shops and fish restaurants along with local bars and cafés.
Penedo is surrounded by beautiful countryside which is perfect for rambling and walking in the mountains. There are interesting walks all around the village and the beaches are a short 10 minute drive away. Known for their beautiful sands and rolling surf, the beaches on the Lisbon coast are ideal for windsurfing, kite surfing, waverunning, swimming and other watersports activities. Praia Grande and Guincho are among the best beaches and are easy to reach by car. Praia das Macas has a freshwater swimming pool and tennis courts. The nearest golf courses to your holiday rental in Penedo are at Quinta da Marinha, Penha Longa and Estoril. Those looking for a lively nightlife will find plenty happening in Estoril after dark.
The nearby UNESCO World Heritage listed city of Sintra was once a royal town. It now has many magnificent royal palaces and castles for exploring. Visit the Palacio Nacional, Museo do Brinquedo and the Palacio da Pena along with the handicrafts markets. Sintra is a pleasant 20 minute drive from Penedo holiday homes. Estoril is another historic town with excellent shopping centres and the Estoril Grand Prix Circuit. Colares is a well-known wine centre just five minutes from Penedo. Take a tour of the wineries and enjoy complimentary wine tasting before you buy some of the famous local produce.
Holiday rental homes in the Penedo area enjoy hot dry summers with average temperatures ranging from 21-28°C (70-82°F) during the day. The area north of Lisbon is very pleasant off-season in the winter with temperatures generally above 14°C (57°F) in January and slightly more rain showers.
The nearest airport serving Penedo holiday rentals is the Lisbon Portela (LIS) Airport which is about 45 minutes drive away. There are many budget airlines serving Lisbon Airport including easyJet, British Airways and Air France, making it a cheap and easy destination to get to. Other airports include Badajoz Domestic (BJZ) Airport and Faro (FAO) International Airport, further away. A hire car is useful for exploring the local area and eating out and can be picked up from any airport.