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Casa da Ribeira Beach

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Our house has a character and traditionally furnished and is located in a quiet area of ​​Vila Franca do Campo Municipality (Água d'Alto) where the best beaches on the island of São Miguel and where the natural reserve of the islet named Vila Franca.

It is a two bedroom with a double bed each. A cot if necessary, a living room and kitchen as well as a properly equipped bathroom.

It has a patio with barbecue and the area designed for parking a car.

This crater is 23 km from Ponta Delgada airport, 3 km from Vila Franca do Campo and 16 km from the Lagoa das Furnas.

From 1 May 2017 to 30 September of 2017 the price is 55 € / night.

NOTE: We accept exceptionally plus 1 extra person on payment of 10 € / night.

Outside that period are € 45 / night.

Check-in: From 15:00;

Check-out: Until 11.00 am.

More Details

About Us

Luis Alves
Rua do Laureano,209
9500 319 Ponta Delgada
VAT Reg No105779920

Luis Alberto do Couto Alves
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 June, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Azores in Europe

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • It includes a hair dryer.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

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Casa da Ribeira Beach
average rating of 4.428571 based on 7 reviews

Lovely cottage

  • 4 of 5

The owner very kindly met us at the airport even though it was late. The cottage was spotless and some fruit, tea and bottled water left for us to use. Loved the little garden with a gazebo, so even if it was damp we could sit outside. It is billed as rustic and this is true. The staircase is steep and the treads narrow. Cooking is two hot plates, a microwave cooker and kettle, which is adequate for a week. There is a large fridge/freezer. I do think a new mattress and pillows are needed on the bed, which we found rather uncomfortable.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Obrigado pelo comentário. Fazemos os possíveis para agradar a todos os hospedes que passam pela casa, mas há sempre quem não fique totalmente satisfeito. Prometemos fazer com que os problemas apontados sejam brevemente eliminados. Luis Alves
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Property with a lot of character, but a little basic

  • 3 of 5

These are owners with good hospitality: we got beautiful local products as a welcome gift. Beautiful, little house, but I recommend it for people without children because of the steep stairs, as there is no toilet upstairs. Everything you need is present in the house, but one must state that the kitchen is a little basic and the bathroom a little small for more than 2 people. So if these things don't bother you, this is a very unique property with lots of character and charm.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Muito agradavel e tipico

  • 5 of 5

Gostamos imenso de estar nessa propriedade. A casa e muito acolhidora e tem um espaço exterior agradavel. O senhor Luis e uma pessoa extraordinaria que nos ceio buscar ao aeroporto apesar de termos chegado por volta das 23h e que nos acompanhou ate a casa onde ja tinha deixado a nossa atençao uns produtos locais para saborear. Os arredores da casa sao calmos e tem alguns caminhos de passeio para descubrir. A ilha e mesmo lindissima. Aconselho a familias com criancas de prever roupa suficiente, o clima sendo um pouco humido torna a secagem um pouco longa.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Casa acolhedora

  • 5 of 5

Gostámos imenso da casa, num lugar sossegado , perto da praia, a 3 km de Vila Franca de campo. A casa estava bastante limpa com todas as coisas necessarias. Fomos bem recebidos com bolos tradicionais, chás regionais e frutas. Aconselhamos a todos!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Original and cosy

  • 5 of 5

The owners, Leonor and Luis, are a lovely couple! On our arrival they offered us several Azorian specialities. The house is in walking distance from a very nice beach. For us, a family with two children (8+10), this beach house was perfect. Little, simple, rustic and cosy. We had quiet often in the evenings a bbq in the nice patio. The location is quiet good: By car Furnas with its thermal sources is close, as well as Ilheu da Villa Franca, a crater island in which you can actually swim. Or you head to the other side of the island to visit the tea plantations. And if you don't want to take the car: the hiking track to the Lagoa do Fogo just starts in front of the house! Or you just spend a day on the nice beach Praia de Agua de Alto (nice beach bar with good fish!). We really liked it there and we recommend this house to travellers who like an original, portuguese experience.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Obrigada.
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Maison charmante qui associe bien le rustique authentique et un confort essentiel.

  • 4 of 5

Séjour très agréable malgré une météo capricieuse en raison de la période peut-être .

Cette maison est idéalement située pour randonner dans des endroits superbes , à la beauté préservée surtout grâce à la vigilance des Açoriens .

Ils aiment leur Ile qu' ils nous laissent découvrir avec plaisir .

L' accueil est chaleureux, naturel .Nous avons bien apprécié le premier contact avec Mme et Mr Alvès que nous aurons plaisir à revoir lors d' un prochain séjour .

Merci à eux qui ont collaboré à la réussite de ce séjour .

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Obrigado Serge.
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Nearest Airport
23 Kilometres
João Paulo II - Ponta Delgada
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Bar da Praia de Água d'Alto
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Bar Praia de Água d'Alto;
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Praia de Água de Alto
Car: recommended

Shopping center with restaurants to 3 km;

Restaurant of Vila Franca do Campo Fire Department;

Caloura (Fishing Port and Restaurant).


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Azores, Europe

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Época Alta
1 May 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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