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Apartment on the beach with huge dream terrace, South facing, direct beach acces

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 6 people, wonderful kitchen, fireplace, new equipment, 2 bathrooms

You will not find any holiday domicile in such a privileged location. The beach can be reached in a minute by a small stairway and a romantic pedestrian bridge on top of the small river of Sao Lourenço. There is a beautiful beach bar there for snacks and refreshments. The beach only gets a lot of crowds in August and even then you can find quiet areas. This apartment is designed super spaciously; everyone has enough free space even when it is fully occupied. There are 300 television channels and enough games for rainy days, which is extremely rare here. The kitchen offers German comfort and everything that the cook desires. All bright, friendly, modern rooms have direct access to the terrace and floor to ceiling windows (doors). All guests who visited so far were very satisfied (please also see 'Guest reviews') and have promised to come back. It is suited for any type of holiday: quiet or active or gourmet, or surfing or swimming or cultural holiday.

Dream destination Portugal: currently there is no rental accommodation in this region comparable to this one. Unique setting, fantastic location sheltered from wind even in winter, fully furnished, simply perfect for holiday makers, beach, sports and relaxation and finally the best fish, the best sea food (crabs, lobsters, etc.) and the best wine that you want to taste! Also visit the nearby historical Sintra, the oldest town of the Obidos province in Portugal, go shopping in the cosy Ericeira (there all your heart´s desires are available) or take a detour to Lisbon, which is reachable 35 minutes on the new motorway. After the hustle and bustle of the vibrant city you can relax twice the time fantastically on your terrace. Also it is never too hot here at the beach, no comparison with the continental climate in inland Spain or in Portugal. A pleasant breeze always keeps blowing and cools down the day in the evenings so that after a day of enough sun, sea and ...

... beach, you can sleep dreamily. It is also a worthy destination in winter, autumn and spring, we have no idea about frost here and often the thermometer in winter rises to 25 degrees. St. Martin's summer occurs regularly in November with temperatures similar to those of June. The apartment can be booked for Christmas and Easter holidays (The fireplace functions perfectly and makes the apartment very comfortable and cosy warm. Portugal is mostly very beautiful and warm in March /April and October / November and is recommendable for a holiday.

For surfers: I can recommend a German speaking (also English and Portuguese) surf school for my guests upon request, which has the right program for beginners and experienced surfers and puts a lot of effort into training. Ericeira is the 'World's surfing grounds'! For horse back riders: dressage riders can have classes with well trained Lusitano Hengst horses. Rides on the beach and in the dunes are only offered to very experienced riders.

Many sports activities: Surfing championships take place at the world level regularly here! (Surfers beach Ribeira D Ílhas) I will gladly help in contacting a German speaking surf school. Several golf courses are also there in the neighbourhood. Entertainment is taken care even for families with young ones in teenage. The nearby Ericeira has some discotheques and bars, lot of live music, and a fun-filled folk mix in summer, since surfers come from all parts of the world to Ericeira. Since most recently Ericeira is one of the 'World surfing grounds'. So many choices on surfing grounds for all levels, weather conditions and wind direction are barely ever found anywhere in the world!

More Details

Sabine Rolfs
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, German, Portuguese
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Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
8 September, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment around the Ericeira around the Santo Isidoro

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Clean, bright, new bathroom of German standard, always enough towels. Bring your own beach towels.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Uniquely located apartment with garden and dream terrace, enormously spacious living room w/ fireplace, very large dining area inside & outside, direct access to beach by small stairway. Quietly situated at the end of a blind alley, sheltered from the wind, fantastic spectacle of sunset, since it is on Southwest front. All rooms have direct access to terrace. 'German' bedding system, no woollen blankets, no loose sheets, lightweight duvets. Pure, luxurious relaxation. Many sports activities great transport connectivity to Lisbon. The apartment has a television set, which has 300 channels, all German channels & some others too. Naturally there is also a stereo system for CDs. Please also read the guest reviews! Whoever knows this apartment & the neighbourhood always wants to come back! The combination of beach-sport-training-gourmet-relaxation holiday really offers something for every one and this is very rarely offered by rental companies in Europe, with a luxurious apartment.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Boat
  • Terrace
  • Gated Community
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Conservatory
  • Tennis
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Renovated in 2012, all beds are new, new mattresses, new dining area, modern kitchen, very cosy living room! Spacious and lot of room in the outside area for garden furniture and sun beds, which are plentily available. More than enough towels and bed linen incl. final cleaning incl. Interim cleaning upon request. Use of garage upon request. (€ 50 per week) The apartment is very spaciously designed. It offers sufficient free space for every thing. The terrace was completely renovated in 2011 and is enormous. Since you live almost 80 % of the time outside at this latitude, there is ample space and also a grill available here. You will love it, grilling your fish here by the seaside with this fantastic view over the bay of Sao Lourenço, which you fished directly from the boat or in the market hall of Ericeira and then enjoy with a good glass of wine, fresh salad and tasty bread. Life is good here! You definitely wouldn't have relaxed anywhere like this on holiday before.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Apartment on the beach with huge dream terrace, South facing, direct beach acces
average rating of 4.8974357 based on 39 reviews
eindhoven, the Netherlands

A lovely place to celebrate once holiday, perfect location, nice environment, and great apartment

  • 5 of 5

Even though we arrived late in the evening, Sabine welcomed us into the apartment.

Sabine has a warm personality as we experienced upon arrival (including in preparing our trip) to this lovely place. The apartment is spacious, perfect chairs for reading etc. The kitchen was fully equipped and functional.

The bathrooms where spacious and fully functional. One remark from our side is that in our opinion the bathrooms where not fully clean, some hairs in the bathtubs and the sink was not that well cleaned upon arrival.

Beside this, in short all the ingredients where provided to have a perfect holiday.

From all four (4) of us we definitely recommend having your holiday here with great sunsets, BBQ's on the large terrace, great restaurants some cheap and some less cheap :), and in this time of the year not to crowded.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely apartment in a fab location

  • 5 of 5

Have just spent a wonderful 12 days in this lovely apartment . The position is perfect , literally a 2 minute walk to the picturesque beach . We had breakfast every morning on the amazing terrace soaking up the fantastic view of the ocean and watched the beautiful sunset every evening with a beer or two either on the terrace or in the cute beach bar . Sabine is super friendly and helpful and the apartment was very clean , spacious and very well equipped . We will most definitely return .

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your nice words. Hopefully I will see you soon again. Take care, Sabine Rolfs
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North Wales

Comfortable, great location

  • 5 of 5

High quality furnishings with comfort. Spacious apartment with everything included. Brilliant location for views and the best of the sun, the best balcony every. Sabine certainly knows how to make her guests have a wonderful base to explore from or to relax in

  • Review Submitted: 09-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! I hope to see you soon again! Best regards,Sabine Rolfs
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So Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We had the most relaxing week. The view from the veranda was amazing including the little ducks at the river and hearing the sea crashing at night. Sabine thought of everything and even supplied blankets to use for evenings on the veranda. On our arrival the wifi was playing up and she went out of her way to make sure this was resolved quickly. She supplied loads of info on the surrounding area. There were three lovely restuarants close by and a very well organised beach bar for chilling. The beach was kept very clean and tidy and never too busy. Although not completely necessary a car is advisable. There are two small villages within taxi reach and the bigger town of Ericeica is approx a 7 minute drive. There is a very good grocery shop supplying everything needed about a 2 minute drive and a bigger Lidl and Aldi in Ericeica. Overall would definitely visit again.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was a fantastic place was just as represented. Sabine was great and very helpful. The restaurant near by was perfect to walk to. You can walk down to the beach which is beautiful. Lots of room and well kept. Everything you need for a great holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice comment. i hope to see you soon again. Regards ,Sabine
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Location and Amenities

  • 5 of 5

I wanted a place close by to Ericeira yet not "Downtown" since I had a rental car, and this unit was perfect with just a 7 minute drive to Centro and all the services one wants and needs. I booked at the end of high season so this review does not reflect what must be in place when the whole area is jumping. We did stay through a Sunday midday and that was the day that showed how busy the place might be with the adjacent beach and its large parking lot filling up as we were leaving. What had been a wonderfully peaceful and quiet stay with tranquil coffee on the wide and long veranda was shattered by dirt bikes chasing up and down the winding road from the highway to the beach, as well as off-roading in the brushy areas across the small waterway - it was quite a change from the total peaceful stay we had otherwise had.

Sabine's rental - the East half of the middle floor of a 3 story condo - is comfortable and completely equipped with everything needed and wanted - great bed, kitchen, WiFi, security, proximity to beach, and a stunning peaceful location alongside an undeveloped greenbelt along a lagoon leading to the beach.

The patio area is great for outdoor living as seen in the photos and one is led to view the ocean and beach easily while sipping morning coffee and planning the day.

There were just the 2 of us and Sabine's unit with 3 bedrooms could easily hold 4 adults and 2 kids so we had a lot of room to share - as a couple it was easy to have a girls bathroom and a boys bathroom.and just unpack and spread out.

The location in Sao Lourenco is great - again it was not busy so whatever might be happening in busy season was not evident and the village seemed almost empty. A short walk through the village is Delphino Azul, a great restaurant with one of the world's best locations to dine al fresco overlooking the Atlantic - their pulpo salad the best ever and all the dishes had wonderful rustic authenticity of Portugal cuisine - it also has a series of steps leading to the beach.

There is street parking with a short walk through a mostly locked gate to Sabine's unit, and since hers is the middle floor there is only a 3 step stair to access her front door.

We had a little trouble finding the pool access but once we did it was a good place to dip - not really meant for swimming but splashing around in fresh water feels great anyway.

The best way to review anyplace is from the filter of would I ever want to return, and my answer is yes.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice words.I would be extremely happy to recieve you againin this beautiful place!Have a nice continuation of your trip and a safe journey back home! Kiss Sabine
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
30 Metres
Car: recommended

On the sandy beaches of Sao Lourenço, near to Ericeira, the beautiful fishing town with the best sea food restaurants in Europe, very good shopping facilities nearby. A very good, fantastic restaurant located on top of the rocks at the beach is within 3 minutes' walk. Then you wouldn't need a car on the way back, if you have considered the fantastic green wine... straight connection on highway, 35min to the airport. Absolutely quiet location in a blind alley. The beach is directly reachable by a small stairway. Without crossing the street. Probably the only terrace in the entire coast sheltered from the wind (enormously huge space!!!), since it is built on a slope and facing South. Even on winter days the terrace is well suited for having lunch and sunbathing. The apartment was fully renovated in 2012 and has got super-comfy new living room furniture. Riding opportunity for experienced horse back riders. Especially for fans of Iberian horses.

Other Activities: Classes in high school for dressage rider on best trained horses

Golf: Some very well laid out golf courses nearby (Sintra, Pena longa,Vimeiro,Lisbon).


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment around the Ericeira,

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
October 18
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Nov 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
wehnachten/ Neujahr
21 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Zahlbar 50% bei Anmeldung, 50% bei Anreise. Achtung! An Weihnachten und Silvester gelten Zwischensaisonpreise( 700 Euro pro Woche) . Zentralheizung ist vorhanden, kostet wegen der enorm hohen Energiepreise in Portugal aber extra. Sie koennen noch vor Ort entscheiden, ob Sie die Zentralheizung buchen moechten.

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