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Make a holiday home, cottage, house or villa in Santarem, Portugal your home away from home

The attractive town of Santarem is situated on the banks of the River Tagus in Portugal, about 40 miles (65km) northeast (and inland) from the capital city, Lisbon. The surrounding area features scenic landscapes, and lots of nature plus some pretty towns and villages to explore. Self catering accommodation in Santarem is great for families, friends and couples who want to enjoy a relaxing holiday but with plenty to do nearby.

Things to do on holiday in Santarem, Portugal

With lots of great scenery to enjoy around your Santarem self catering accommodation this is a great location for holidaymakers who enjoy the great outdoors, whether it’s being active in it or just admiring it from afar. Walking, hiking and cycling are popular here and with the quiet roads it’s a pleasure to cycle in this area. Santarem has everything you need for an enjoyable holiday including places to eat, supermarkets, and lively markets where you can stock up on fresh produce to prepare great meals back at your holiday home.

Although a little way inland self catering accommodation in Santarem is close enough to the coast to be able to enjoy some great beaches. Those of Peniche and Nazare are particularly renowned, though you don’t have to venture to the beach as many of the holiday homes in Santarem have their own swimming pools to enjoy too.

Places to visit on holiday in Santarem, Portugal

Self catering holiday rental in Santarem is a great base for exploring some of this unspoilt Portuguese countryside and pretty towns and villages. The town itself has a variety of places to visit including numerous nice churches, dating as far back as the 12th century. There are also convents and a cathedral to see, plus the hilltop site of the former Santarem Castle which now has beautiful gardens and great views. Other places to visit nearby include the caves of Serra d’Aire, and to the north east visit the picturesque Castelo do Bode lake where you can swim, boat and fish.

Santarem self catering accommodation is also ideally placed to enjoy a visit to Portugal’s capital city, Lisbon. At only about an hour’s drive from the town Lisbon makes a good place for a day trip and has plenty to see including numerous styles of architecture, museums, monuments and more.

The weather in Santarem, Portugal

The weather is similar to that of Lisbon, with a Mediterranean climate that means self catering accommodation in Santarem can be enjoyed at any time of the year. Although wet, winters in Portugal are also mild, dropping only so far as an average high of 14°C (57°F) in January.

Flights to Santarem, Portugal

Being located less than an hour’s drive from Lisbon’s Portela Airport makes self catering accommodation in Santarem quick and easy to get to. A variety of airlines offer flights to Lisbon including scheduled, budget and charter airlines so you can choose from the likes of British Airways, easyJet, bmiBaby, and TAP Portugal.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      February Holidays

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This was one of my most enjoyable holidays ever! I had never been to Portugal before, but now intend to learn the language in order to return to this most spacious and beautiful part of the world. This area of Portugal is awash with forests, amazing historic monuments and relics that takes the mind back easily to even pre historic times, nearly every little town or village has something worth seeing, marvellous to wake up with the birds singing.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 11-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Best holiday

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      was a wonderful stay, had a great time. Ana was really helpful and gave brilliant advice. Local restaurants are brilliant and a close walk. the nearest town is beautiful with little shops and restaurants. was a truly relaxing and wonderful stay. would definitely recommend and stay again!!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 19-Dec-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Amazing

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      me and my partner stayed here for our first holiday with our 1 year old boy, the villa was very spacious and nice and clean. We didn't rent a car as we enjoy long walks but would recommend car hire to anyone who is not so keen on walking to get a coffee or lunch. We was given a contact number for a taxi driver and he was fantastic, he would come pick us up and took us to supermarket and waited for us to do our shopping before taking us home, and it wasn't expensive either. The property Owner Ana was our point of contact could not have been any more helpful, and we would recommend anyone wanting to stay in this area to contact Ana even if looking for a villa different to the one we stayed at. Overall very nice relaxing week away in a very nice place !
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 19-Dec-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016