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Make a self catering villa in Sesimbra, Portugal your home away from home

Sesimbra is ideally located on the south west coast of Portugal. Blue skies meet blue seas edged with golden sandy beaches and coves. It is an ideal holiday location with fine self catering villa accommodation from which to explore the countryside and the nearby city of Lisbon.

This tiny fishing village, in the shadow of the Moorish castle, offers a little local history, sandy beaches and plenty of scenic walks in the area. Unspoilt and idyllic, Sesimbra is considered Portugal’s best kept secret, so don’t spread the word!

Things to do in Sesimbra, Portugal

For those who enjoy walking, a villa in Sesimbra makes a great base for some scenic explorations on foot. Climb up to the 17th century fort for some great sea views and the start of the coastal paths. Watch the local fishing boats return to the port below to auction their catch to local restaurants.

Your villa at Sesimbra is just a short distance from the local beach, so pack your towel, water and favourite novel for a relaxing day doing absolutely nothing.

Go dolphin watching at Setubal, a busy port and the birthplace of Manueline architecture.

Places to visit near Sesimbra, Portugal

Cabo Espichel - The interesting landscape of this mystical Cape is set above the Atlantic Ocean which dashes the cliffs hundreds of feet below. The convent was once an ancient pilgrimage site and has a simple domed chapel with beautiful tiles depicting fishing scenes.

The capital city of Portugal is Lisbon, and it is just 38 km from your villa in Sesimbra. World heritage monuments and many museums make Lisbon a great city of culture, with UNESCO World Heritage status. The Jeronimos Monastery and Belem Tower are two of the most well-known landmarks of the city. The seven hills of Lisbon give excellent viewpoints of the city. The medieval squares and architecture are decorated with mosaics and carved stonework.

Back in the 21st century, the Oceanarium is also an excellent attraction to visit in Lisbon.

Azeitao - At the other end of the scale is the sleepy village of Azeitao, which has many fine mansions including the decorative Quinta da Bacalhoa. The Fonseca Winery produces some of Portugal’s best red table wine here and is a fun place to take a guided tour.

Weather in Sesimbra, Portugal

The weather in Sesimbra is perfect for sunshine holidays for most of the year. The driest and hottest months are from May to the end of September, when average temperatures are 29C (84F). Winter months have temperatures ranging from 8-15C (47-59F) and around 3 inches of rain.

Flights to Sesimbra, Portugal

The nearest airport to Sesimbra is Lisbon International airport. It is frequently served by cut-price airlines from all over Europe, as well as international flights from all over the world. Lisbon airport is 44km from your villa in Sesimbra.

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                                                                                                      Magnificent!

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                                                                                                      Loved it. Lovely pool and patio, lovely veranda, nice surroundings. Would definitely recommend it.
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2017

                                                                                                      Fabulous location and house

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                                                                                                      Great time had. The property is perfect for relaxing and has great views over Sesimbra. The beach is amazing and very clean and the people are soooo friendly. We had a great holiday.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2017