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Luxury, Wi-Fi & Air-conditioned, 3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom Villa With Private Pool

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa Near Obidos Lagoon ,Bom Sucesso, Vau ,Silver Coast, Portugal - Peacefully Located, Walk Of Sandy Beach ,Lagoon & Sea, 5 Minutes From Golf Courses

A detached luxury villa new in late 2009 which has been recently redecorated through out internally is set on Perola da Lago resort in a peaceful location, a short walk from the picturesque Obidos Lagoon with its sandy beaches & the sea. The Villa is a short drive from the walled medieval cobbled streets town of Obidos, with its many excellent restaurants shops & churches .The old fishing village of Peniche & the popular resort town of Sao Martinho do Porto are also easily acessible. Renowned golf courses of Royal Obidos ,Bon Sucesso & Praia De'l Rey are 5/10 minutes away together with the newly opened West Cliffs Golf Course .Lisbon airport is less than 60minutes drive. A well proportioned Air-Conditioned Villa having Free Wi-Fi with 1 double & 2 twin bedrooms, 2 en-suite,& 1 further Bathroom /wc & kitchen being fully furnished & equipped to a high standard having a large open planned Lounge /dinner with 43inch Digital LED slim line television with Satellite British T. V. Channels and Portuguese Television and DVD player ,Outside there is a private pool and Private gardens to 4 sided Patio area to the rear adjacent to the pool with table and 6 chairs ideal for alfresco dinning to get her with 6 sun loungers .No need to bring extra items such as hairdryers, irons & beach towels in your case. The villa is ideal for families with plenty to see & do in this unspoilt area or the sports enthusiast with a wide variety of interests catered for such as golf with 4 courses close by and wind surfing to name just a few .

About Us

Gary Brant
54 Lesser Foxholes
BN43 5NT Shoreham -by -Sea
VAT Reg No

Gary Brant
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 August, 2018

About Gary Brant

Living in the south of England just outside Brighton and had dreamed of owning a holiday home with easy access to it via a major airport like Lisbon from London Gatwick. We stay in the villa as much as we can . The area of Obidos Lagoon we choose because it was an easy drive, comfortably with in an hour of the airport in an unspoilt uncrowded part of the Silvercoast where there are strict controls on further planing development and surrounded by natural forest. The newly built and furnished villa built in 2009 is well proportioned having air-conditioning private pool and garden and private off road parking for 2 vechiles and we felt suited us ideally and the area has plenty to see and do and we fine we always receive a warm welcome from the locals.

Gary Brant purchased this villa in 2009

Why Gary Brant chose Casalinho

I purchased this detached new Villa in late 2009 and newly furnished it because I though the accomadation was ideal for the family with 3 bedrooms large private balconys 3 bathrooms having air conditioning, & Free wi-fi ,private swiming pool in own garden and private off road parking for at least 2 vechiles .The area I felt was ideal being situated within a easy walk of the largest natural lagoon in Portugal with blue flag large sandy beaches and being unspoilt surrounded by a nature reserve and forest in a quiet situation and yet a short drive of amenities and lots to do such as swiming surfing sailing, bike riding and horse riding aswell as golf at many of major golf courses and there are many places of interest such as the medieval walled town of Obidos & fishing village of Peniche.

What makes this villa unique

I love staying at the villa as its situated in a quite situation within less than 10 minutes easy walking distance of and sandy beaches the Lagoon with loads to do or we can just relax with no hassle and benefits from air-conditioning & Free Wi-Fi and yet the villa a short drive of amenities. The property is surrounded by a nature reserve & forest and there are many walks and bike paths locally.

I provide Beach Towels and Sun Unbrella Table and 6 chairs for alfresco dining and 6 Sun Loungers.

The Detached Villa is situated 10minutes drive of major golf courses such as the opened Royal Obidos golf course along with the Bom Sucesso and Playa del Rey and West Cliffs would suite a golf enthusiast. 2 of which are a 5 Minute drive away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Gary ,We had a lovely time -the sun was shining & it was very relaxing. The villa was lovely & had everything we needed (even decent channels on the TV which the children appreciated).The surroundings were stunning and we would definately consider returning. 1 week was not long enough & it feels like a distant memory already .Many Thanks Carle & Paul Conway

Hi Gary ,We got back last night after a truly enjoyable stay in Portugal and the villa .We loved the sceney, the sea and Jouni of course the golf .Thanks again. Susanna & Jouni

Hi Gary, We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. I felt the villa was in excellant condiction being spacoius & comfortable .We appreciated the villa was away from major urban areas in quiet beautiful surroundings.I suppose the one inconveniancewas poor local tv reception(personally ido not mind as i wouldn't watch tv anyway. Overall its definately a viia to consider again .

Bruno Conchinha Montalto.
Feb 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Casalinho in Vau

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • My Villa has a no smoking policy in side the villa
  • No glasses to be used around the swimming pool please use the plastic tumblers Please do not sit on furniture in villa with sun cream ,it can stain
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Spacious fully tiled
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Fully Tiled
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Fully Tiled with bath separate shower and vanity unit & wc
  • Bathroom en-suite to bedroom 1, with separate bath and shower cubicle. Bathroom en-suite to bedroom 2. Spaicous Bathroom/wc on Ground floor across the lobby area to bedroom 3. Bathrooms have bath & hand towels, sinks set into marble surround.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , With double recessed wardrobes and patio doors onto patio
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , With recessed wardrobe and double balcony
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , Cot /travel cot available if required
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/8 (3 Bedrooms) Plus sofa bed in lounge sleeping 2 ,also travel cote available Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1, with double bedroom, air-conditioning & large corner balcony and l shaped corner fitted wardrobes Bedroom 2, with twin beds & doors to balcony. Bedroom 3, with twin beds on with patio doors onto rear garden plus re balcony and fitted wardrobes (bed-settee in lounge). A cot & high chair can be supplied at no extra charge
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
There is Wi-fi & Air-conditioning in the villa for your use, however the villa keeps cool due to tiled floors and bright reflective walls. The villa overall will suit a variety of holiday styles from the beach/family holidays to the activity holiday where golf,wind surfing, sailing and horse riding can be found in abundance or historic or cultural holidays. The Silver Coast represents true unspoilt Portugal at its best, whether it is for a long weekend break or a family holiday with friends and family. Outside: Situated directly next to the property in the rear garden, is a private pool for sole use of guests with lawn and patio area surrounded by fencing and low decorative hedging. There are also a varity of garden furniture including a table and 6 chairs and 4 sun loungers and barbecue, a adjacent patio area to the rear of the property next to the 6 metres by 4 metres size pool and there is direct acess from the lounge/dinner. There are 2 good size balconys to the first floor off of the master bedroom and second bedroom ideal for watching the world go by at any time of day particularly as the villa has outside lighting Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The villa will be all set for your arrival, with beds made up with fresh bathroom and hand towels. Swiming /Beach Towels are provided. If you wish for the villa to be cleaned during your stay and linen changed .Pleas ask the cost when booking


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(27 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.703704 based on 28 reviews

Excellent base for silver coast

  • 5 of 5

No hesitation recommending the villa which had everything you would need-,the English speaking tv channels were a bonus for the World Cup coverage !! Gary was really helpful at all stages in the process. We had been to the Algarve before but this was our first time in this part of Portugal and we really liked it. With the age of our children we gravitated towards the beaches which were stunning. Rio Cortico beach, a five minute drive away, is quiet even in mid July. Most on the beach are locals and a five minute walk down the beach leaves you in splendid isolation. Baleal beach is 20 minutes away by car and is fantastic- full of life with people of all ages enjoying the surfing, swimming and restaurants. ‘O Febras ‘ restaurant at the Baleal Co-Op opposite the beach was a great recommendation- an innocuous looking restaurant with beautiful , huge, fresh grilled sea bass for €9.90. Our extended family did surf lessons on the beach and we loved it. The villa is within easy reach of the walled town of Óbidos, a UNESCO heritage site, and we were lucky to be there for the annual medieval festival. The villa’s location is rural so you will need a car to get to all places bar the headland at the end of the lagoon which is a 25 minute stroll away. There are a few well priced cafes and restaurants there. Breakfast in Bica da Lagoa was great value (65c for great coffee!) and the Rio Cortico restaurant at the top of the headland had some great fish dishes. The N’aldeia restaurant was also (generally) good. Note that the restaurants are a little out of the way and inventory is kept necessarily tight so they sell what’s available and fresh until they run out! There is also a baker who drives around the lagoon each morning selling freshly baked bread, which was great. So, in summary: the house is perfect, the area is lovely (although we know we only scratched the surface in terms of sights), the area is far less touristy than the Algarve and therefore eating out is much cheaper. Ps: the weather was mixed for the two weeks. I suspect this is unusual for this time of year but it definitely doesn’t get as hot here as it would further south (which would be a positive for many )

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you all had a most enjoyable stay in my villa even though the weather was not quite as good as one would normally expect at this time of year .I make every effort to make my home very much a home from home and i am glad you found it met your requirements with a great deal of natural forest surround the area large unspoilt beaches and very reasonable cafes and restaurants at the mouth of Obidos Lagoon which is the largest natural lagoon in Portugal .I also find the locals very freindly andspeak English well as they learn it as a second language. Thanks again for choosing my villa to stay in and i hope to be able to wake you again in the future .
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Fabulous villa, great management and owner.

  • 5 of 5

The villa was clean, well equipped and in a great location for beaches and towns. We enjoyed the historic town of Obidos and nearby Caldas De Rainha for shopping and a takeaway.

We mainly ate in and found the villa and found it to have everything we need. Property manager upgraded the balcony door locks for our children and made them much more secure which was brilliant. Also replaced a mixer tap that was broken at the same time. Great villa, kids loved it, peaceful location.Thank you, Gary for a great stay in your villa and Claire for all your help.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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The property was ideal and the area was quiet and peaceful

  • 4 of 5

Four of us stayed in the villa from May 19th.The property was clean and spacious and could comfortably accommodate an extra two people. The pool was of a good size and the gardens were well kept.The owner made sure that all the arrangements went smoothly and was available to answer any questions. The area was quiet, the lagoon was beautiful and there were some great surfing beaches nearby. Obidos and Fatima are both worth visiting and we also enjoyed a day in Lisbon. Nazarre has a great beach and is more of a traditional seaside resort.There are no shops near the property so be prepared to travel to the nearest supermarket. Overall we had an excellent holiday in a very interesting area.

  • Review Submitted: 30-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, Thankyou for your kind review and the comments contained there in and that you found the villa clean and well presented in a quiet peaceful position and liked the general area having had an excellent opportunity.I appreciate that the supermarket is a drive away and i was not sure whether you found the local shop in Vau village or in Bom Sucesso but generally the main supermarket offers a good variety of choice . Thanks again for choosing my home to stay in and you would be welcome to stay again in the future.
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Fabulous Villa ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

  • 5 of 5

Great Villa, plenty of space, air con & rooms. We spent 5 nights here as a group of 5 adults. Close to some superb Golf Courses & Beaches. Gary was a great host, always available for any info and happily extended our 3night stay to 5 nights with ease.

The Pool isn't heated but after a few hours with the sun out it was fine to use.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you John for choosing my villa to stay in for part of your holiday and i was glade you enjoyed the villa and area so much that you decided to extend your stay and that i was able to accomadate. I like you also thoroughly enjoy the golf courses that are very close to hand and try where ever possible to stay and enjoy the relaxed environment . I hopefully look forward to welcoming you back one day for an even longer stay.
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A fantastic relaxing holiday, in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

The house was lovely, exactly as shown on the pictures. The position was good, sunshine on the pool and garden all day, great for the lazy afternoons we spent around the pool. The house was clean on arrival and the pool was cleaned both mondays that we were there.

The area is beautiful, although a car is essential, we had many days out within a 20-30 minute drive to some of the most beautiful beaches, rio cortico about 5 minutes away is a beautiful cove and well worth a visit in the evening when it's quiet to watch the sunset. San Martinho about 30 minutes north a lovely sheltered beach with an inflatable assault course on the water, our teenage children loved it. Baleal beach near to péniche was fantastic, a bit of a surfers town,we hired body boards and wetsuits, the water can be pretty cold, was great fun.

We had a few days at the lagoon paddle boarding and kayaking, only 5 mins down the road and the restaurant there is great value for money.

The medieval festival in obidos was a great evening out. But id also recommend visiting in the daytime and walk around the castle walls....wear decent footwear.

Plenty to do in the area especially for us with teenage children.

Finally, from booking, Gary the owner has been incredibly helpful, he immediately responds emails, I have sent a few since I booked, and provides as much information and help as he can. The security deposit was refunded without a problem. I have no hesitation in recommending this villa, it really is in a beautiful place, but you need to be happy to drive a little.

Thanks Gary for renting it out to us. Just one minor suggestion, if a pool net had been provided, we would havehappily kept on top of it.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review which was much appreciated ; I have taken on board your small constructive suggestion which was positively helpful as one can always look to improve the facilities over all .I was naturally very pleased to hear you found my home meet very well your expectations and really very much enjoyed your stay in what I regard as a quiet peaceful setting which I try where ever possible spend time in personally . Thanks again for choosing to stay in my home
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Great property and location

  • 4 of 5

Great management - can't take anything away from them. Have written a short review separately

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Bharat , I am glade you and the family had a most enjoyable stay and found my management and assistance very helpful and assisted you enjoyment . I am always pleased to go the extra mile to help your enjoyment and find property met your expectations and enjoyed the situation . Thanks for taking the trouble to review your stay . If i can ever help you fu®ther in any way please just ask . I hope to welcome you again in the future .. Best wishes Gary
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Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Lisbon Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
/ Cafe beside Obidos lagoon /Beach
Nearest Ferry
750 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Royal Obidos ,West Cliffs or Bon Successo clubs
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
A8 Junction 14
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
N’aldeih Resturant & Cafe & Bica doa Lagoa Cafe
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
Bom Sucesso
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Ideally situated within walking distance of the largest natural lagoon in Portugal, with its calm waters are good for families and the beaches shelve steadily. There is a rugged Atlantic coastline which can be of particular interest to water sport enthusiasts whom want to take part in windsurfing and surfing which can be found in particular at Peniche and Baleal. Jet Skiing and sailing are available at the Foz de Arelo sailing school.

Obidos a medial walled city which has festivals all year round such as the Choclate Festival, Opera and Musical to name but just a few, which can be particularly interest.


The Silver Coast is well known for being unspoilt and not over developed like the Algarve with stunning beaches in abundance appealing to all age groups with a wide choice of sandy beaches from the rugged coastline to the calm lagoon .

Average daytime temperatures:

Jan - 14 / Feb - 15 / Mar - 17 / Apr - 20 / May - 21 / June - 25

Jul - 27 / Aug - 28 / Sep - 26 / Oct - 22 / Nov - 17 / Dec - 15


The nearest airport is Lisbon 70 kms away, less than an hour drive away, mainly on motorway quality road.Porto airport is also widely used & is 2 hours 10 minutes drive, but you could always incorporate a bit of port tasting while in the area. Easyjet flys from London Gatwick & Luton BA, TAP airways all operate out of Lisbon with various UK airports and a Dublin to Lisbon service currently exists provided by Air Lingus. Car Hire is considered essential and can be hired directly at the airport


Walking distance of Obidos Lagoon with its varity of water sports & a purpose built cycle track. Caldas da Rinha, with its good variety of shops and market is about 20 minutes drive. & the walled city of Obidos with its varity of ammenities, together with the fishing village of Peniche are about 15 minutes drive . Lisbon is less than an one hour away and should not be missed. Local shops resturants and cafes are within 15 minutes walk

Further Details:

There are local supermarkets and restaurants in the vicinity of the villa at Vau and larger supermarkets banks restaurants and shops in the medieval walled Obios and Caldas de Rainha. Peniche which is a very pleaseant fishing village is also easily accessible where numerous shops supermarkets a water park can be found together with further sandy beaches .The area is also surved by a plether of leisure vacilities


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Casalinho, Obidos

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
22 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
20 Oct 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
3 Nov 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
15 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
5 Jan 2019 - 8 Feb 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
9 Feb 2019 - 22 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
23 Mar 2019 - 19 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
20 Apr 2019 - 24 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
25 May 2019 - 21 Jun 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
22 Jun 2019 - 12 Jul 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
13 Jul 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
31 Aug 2019 - 20 Sep 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
21 Sep 2019 - 18 Oct 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
19 Oct 2019 - 2 Nov 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
To make a reservation, our policy is to take a 25% deposit to secure your booking paid by bank transfer in uk pounds or euros or by paypal with a 5% admin. fee. The outstanding balance must be paid 55days prior to arrival. A fully refundable accidental damages deposit of £200 or 250 euros ( providing no damage has been caused) is required when paying the final balance, this being returned 7 days upon your departure. Contracts sent via email.

Changeover Day:
Please enquire of the owner as there are no set change over days. The accommodation must be vacated by 10 am on departure and entrance to the villa is from 4.00 pm unless agreed otherwise.

Notes on prices:
SPECIAL OFFER:-EARLY BIRD BOOKINGS 5%-10% discount for all bookings for the for the coming year of 2017 & 2018 made prior to the END OF NOVEMBER 2018.Please ask for full details.
Our calendar is kept up to date daily and remains available until deposits for bookings are received daily. N.B.Prices may be subject to change at owners discretion.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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