This apartment is superbly located and privileged by both the panoramic views of the beach and the bay and the very short walk (160 metres) to Sao Martinho beach. Key features of this property include free internet access, a large swimming pool, a children's play area and 2 private balconies from which to enjoy the sun and sunset.
This property is luxurious and spacious and it is comprised of a master bedroom with double bed and en-suite, a twin bedroom with balcony and a further twin bedroom. There are a further 2 folding beds which means that the property can sleep 8 in total. Please request these on booking.
There is also a DVD and CD Player. The apartment benefits from air conditioning in most rooms.
This property can be rented alongside the studio apartment 'Atlantic' to accommodate groups of up to 12 guests. The studio is located directly above Silver Sands.
Sao Martinho Do Porto : Retaining it's Portuguese charm and character, Sao Martinho do Porto is a remarkably picturesque seaside town. The town is built around the sheltered bay that provides for safe bathing away from the strong Atlantic currents. The bay also benefits from warmer waters thanks to to its sheltered location. There are life guards on the beach during the summer and the beach is cleaned most days showing off its beautiful iridescent silver sand which is where the area gets its name. Surrounding the bay there are numerous cafes and restaurants where the majority of the food on offer is typical Portuguese (superb seafood) though there is also a very good Italian & also a Swiss restaurant along the front of the bay too. In the surrounding area a number of excellent golf courses have been built, and more are planned.
Climate & vicinity: Sao Martinho do Porto enjoys an idyllic climate that tends not to reach oppressive extremes of hot or cold. Daytime temperatures mid-summer tend to range between 26ºC and 34ºC. Mid-winter daytime temperatures typically range between 14ºC and 18ºC.
Within the vicinity of Sao Martinho is the beautiful historic town Obidos (approximately 15-20 min drive) and the Obidos lagoon. Figueira da Foz is located about 10 min drive from Sao Martinho, it overlooks the Obidos lagoon (the largest lagoon in Europe) and similarly to Sao Martinho it provides safe bathing away. Sao Martinho's neighbouring town is called Nazare , it is a typical Portuguese seaside town which offers a good number of cafes, bars and excellent restaurants.
Further details outdoors:
You will find 4 chairs on each balcony from which to enjoy the sun in the day and sit to watch the sunset in the evening.
Please bring your own towels for the beach.
Area : Many water sports are available on the beach.
There are 3 or 4 small supermarkets in Sao Martinho itself. Larger hypermarkets are close by.
There are lots of lovely restaurants which feature Portuguese food (with English translation on request) and there are Italian restaurants too.
Our recommendations -
Acasa – Excellent service & fresh fish you can choose.
Carvalho – In Main St – Old Town centre. Level with the back of Hotel Atlantica. Very good value.
O'Farol - located on the beach itself with the best views and good value.
There is also a very good Swiss restaurant, and a great Italian along the bay.
Also try Hotel Capitao – afternoon tea on the veranda is accessed at the side/rear of the building.
There is a market daily in Sao Martinho offering fresh fruit, vegetables, fish and bread amongst other local produce (mornings only).
Portuguese Rental Registration Number: 13099/AL