Villa Bigini

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Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 4


Pool Villa/House Modern Ideal for Kids

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Villa Bigini enjoys a magical blend of traditional furnishings and decor meeting contemporary modern living. This fabulous, sprawling holiday villa is located in a prestigious area within Sintra’s Natural Park. Visitors will enjoy stunning, panoramic countryside views, total tranquillity and seclusion, yet this villa is within easy reach of many famous and fascinating Lisbon Coast attractions. Visitors enjoy a feast of beautiful palaces, castles and monuments, as well as gorgeous sandy beaches and a fantastic gastronomic scene. Golf fans will be delighted by the quality and range of championship golf courses in the area. The villa is just 7km from the stunning Praia da Adraga Beach, 8km from Sintra, 15km from the bustling town of Cascais and only 35km from Lisbon itself. It is a heavenly location where you will truly relax.

Villa Bigini enjoys a quirky design where you will find numerous lounge areas, all exquisitely furnished. With four gorgeous bedrooms sleeping 8 guests plus a room where an extra two children can sleep, Villa Bigini offers an incredible amount of space where guests can find many little nooks and crannies for a quiet read, a game of cards or pre-dinner drinks while others enjoy doing something else. It is the perfect villa for a large group with fantastic gardens and alfresco dining and lounge areas, as well as a stunning interior. Light floods into the villa through large modern windows and doors. There are fabulous contemporary touches throughout the villa, which blend perfectly with various ancient gems.

The ground floor of Villa Bigini offers the master bedroom suite with a double bed and a gorgeous contemporary ensuite bathroom with a walk-in shower. There is also a delightful twin bedroom, a family bathroom with a walk-in shower and a sitting room with a sofabed for 2 children.

Villa Bigini is built on the hillside, so the first floor is home to the main living areas with access to the gardens, pool and terrace. The contemporary kitchen is a chef’s dream with wonderful appliances and a breakfast table where guests can keep the chef company. You will definitely be able to cook up a storm here! The open plan living and dining space are wonderful, with charming furnishings and a good seating arrangement choice. The countryside views are fabulous. Huge doors open to the terrace and swimming pool.

The second floor features further two-bedroom suites which enjoy the charm of vaulted ceilings. They are immaculate with impressive interior design, and each boasts twin beds and an ensuite bathroom. One enjoys a bath and the other a walk-in shower. There is another living room that enjoys sensational views and access to a gorgeous furnished balcony. Guests are certainly spoilt for choice when it comes to relaxing in this villa!

The outside spaces of Villa Bigini are just as stunning as the interior. There are manicured lawns, mature planting beds, majestic trees, covered alfresco dining and various alfresco lounge areas. The pool is in a prime position where you will enjoy magical views of the surrounding area. The landscapes are beautiful. Sun loungers surround the pool, where you can enjoy your holiday read if you can take your eyes off the dreamy scenery. Guests will find it very hard to leave Villa Bigini, but you cannot leave the Lisbon Coast without seeing its amazing attractions.

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What you should know…

  • Villa Bigini is very spacious. If you want to book this villa for 10 guests, then you can use the sofabed in the living room on the ground floor for two children
  • You can visit Lisbon city easily by train from Cascais if you do not want to drive
  • The golf courses are very popular so you should research and book before you travel if you want to play

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet BBQ Ground Floor Bed & Bath Satellite TV Heating

The Villa

Villa Bigini is a unique villa situated in a unique area in Sintra´s Natural Park, where tranquility and peace of mind come together to bring the most relaxing vacation you can get. This charming property accommodates 8+2 persons and showcases a modern and fresh interior capable of bringing the word home into your vacation.

Lower Ground Floor
- Media room with comfortable seating, satellite TV and access to a terrace
- Master bedroom with double bed and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with two single beds
- Bedroom with two child beds
- Bathroom with walk-in shower

Ground Floor
- Ample living room with comfortable seating, fireplace, satellite TV, reading area and access to the terrace
- Open plan dining area for 10 people
- Well equipped kitchen with dining for 6 people

First Floor
- Lounge area with comfortable seating, satellite TV and access to a terrace
- Bedroom with two single beds, access to a balcony and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with two single beds and en-suite bathroom

Exterior Grounds
- Private swimming pool (8 x 4.5 m; depth 1.43 m)
- Large terrace and garden area
- Various sun loungers
- Covered terrace
- Outdoor dining
- Garden furniture
- Private parking
- Barbecue

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi connection
- Portable heating
- Washing machine

Registration Number: 115322/AL


About the surrounding area of Villa Bigini
<1hr to Airport Rural Location Golf Nearby Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Villa Bigini is 8km from the enthralling town of Sintra. Set in the Serra de Sintra hills, visitors will discover colourful, extravagant palaces, opulent mansions, and the ruins of an ancient castle within the pine forests. Sintra is brimming with fascinating historic buildings and charming, narrow lanes filled with quaint restaurants and cafes. The Pena Palace is one of the finest tourist attractions in Portugal and exemplifies the 19th century Romanticism style of architecture. There is an alluring mix of vividly painted terraces, mythological statues and decorative battlements, all in the lush Parque de Pena forest. It is always very busy, so you may want to pre-book tickets. You will find plenty of cafes and bars where you can eat and drink something very tasty.

The beaches of the Lisbon Coast are spectacular, with huge expanses of sand. Praia da Adraga Beach is regarded as one of Portugal's best beaches with its stunning scenery of dramatic cliffs, jagged rocks, and golden sand. The beach is 18km north of Cascais, and in between, you will discover Praia do Guincho. It is a fabulous beach combining intense surfing with dramatic, natural scenery. Guincho is situated on the Serra da Sintra National Park's western edge, protecting the fabulous beach from tourist development. The Lisbon Coast beaches list is endless, some family-friendly, and others ready for thrill-seekers wanting to surf the pounding waves. If you head towards Estoril, the other side of Cascais, there are calmer, sheltered beaches. From Guincho to Praia das Macas there are wilder conditions.

Cascais is 15km from the villa. It is a charming Portuguese fishing town with an interesting history. In the past, Cascais was the summer retreat of the Portuguese nobility. Today it is an elegant fusion of its fabulous heritage and modern tourism. Within the narrow, cobbled streets of the historic centre are museums, an imposing fort, lavish villas and charming shops and restaurants. You can enjoy waterside cocktails and delicious meals. A short train ride can take you into the centre of Lisbon or to one of the lovely beaches along the coast.

Golf fans will be delighted with the location of Villa Bigini. There are six golf courses within 20 minutes. These include Quinta da Marinha, which is set amongst beautiful pine trees and stretches down to Guincho Beach. It enjoys magical scenery with its hole number 13 descending to the sea. Definitely an Instagram worthy picture postcard of Portuguese golf! Quinta da Marinha Golf Resort also offers 10 tennis courts, 3 padel courts, 2 squash courts, a sauna, gym, indoor swimming pool, restaurants and the fantastic Marinha Equestrian Centre. Oitavos Dunes Golf is the first golf course in Europe and the second in the world to become a Gold Certified Signature Sanctuary. Penha Longa enjoys stunning panoramic views over the Sinta mountain range. Estoril is one of the oldest and best-known courses in Portugal. Quinta da Beloura and Belas also enjoy amazing reputations.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Lisbon Airport

(40 km)

Nearest Ferry Port Lisbon Ferry Port

(40 km)

Nearest Village Eugaria

(950 m)

Nearest Town/City Colares

(4 km)

Nearest Restaurant Ribeirinha de Colares

(2 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Bar Varanda

(5 km)

Nearest Supermarket Supermercado Atlantico

(3 km)

Nearest Beach Macas Beach

(6 km)

Nearest Golf Penha Longa Atlantico

(13 km)

Nearest Tennis Macas Tennis Club

(6 km)


Please be aware that the location tab shown on the website is not based on the property's exact location; therefore, all location amenities are an approx of facilities, restaurants, and villages/towns you might find around the property. The property's exact location will be provided to you before arrival and might come along with some recommendations about the area and what to visit.


Thinking about packing your bags and heading off to Portugal? Why not give Colares a go? A real gem of a place, it’s one of the best spots on the Lisbon Coast for a holiday. Colares is absolutely delightful and has long been a very popular summer resort.

In the environs of Colares are the beaches of Praia das Maças, Praia Grande and Adraga, and the typical village of Azenhas do Mar, with its whitewashed houses inset in the side of a cliff.

Colares is also a demarcated wine-growing region, producing the very popular and increasingly rare Colares wine, which can be tasted at the Adega Regional, in a very beautiful building in the town centre.


The Lisbon Coast is a sensational stretch of golden beaches, wave-lashed cliffs and vibrant seaside towns – but there's more to the Atlantic coastline than that. Delve beneath the surface to discover hidden coves, family-owned seafood restaurants and pristine natural parks.

The coast around Lisbon provides an easy, breezy escape from the capital, whose proximity has made it the stomping ground of kings for the last 1,000 years. In summer, Lisboistas stream into elegant Comporta and Cascais to escape the heat of the city; year-round, surfers hang loose on the coast, waiting for the rollers to crash down on the sand.

But while you're enjoying one of our fantastic villas on Lisbon Coast, you may well want to take some time out from all that sun worship to explore everything else the region has to offer – so we've put together this handy travel guide to give you a little help and inspiration!

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Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Villa Bigini is perfect for a family holiday. There is plenty of space to play in the garden and the villa. 

The Lisbon Coast beaches are amazing, some with lots of surf and others more sheltered. Several surf schools in Praia do Guincho, including Moana Surf School, Kitesurf School SBKiteboarding and Guincho Surf Shop, if you want to arrange some tuition. Moana Surf School has been open since 2003 and teaches children from the age of 5 and adults.

Cascais has much to offer. The beach is lovely, and there are a beautiful carousel and a lovely walk along the promenade. The Museu Condes de Castro Guimaraes boasts beautiful gardens where children can run around with the peacocks and chickens that reside there.  Children love seeing boats bobbing in the marina, and Cascais has plenty of ice cream parlours. You can take a boat trip with Dolphin Explorers to see the dolphins by the Cascais coast.

A jeep safari tour plunging into the mystical Serra de Sintra is great fun, passing through Cabo da Roca. Children will feel like princes and princesses if you stop at the Pena Palace.  The palace looks as though it has just come from a fairytale book. The gardens are lovely too.

Lisbon is only 35km away and is very welcoming to families. Children enjoy the Oceanarium with its four huge tanks representing the different oceanic regions of the world. There is also a fabulous zoo. The number 28 tram is especially popular, screeching and clattering through the narrow streets of the Alfama district.

Kids Activities Close-by

  • <1hr to Airport
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites


At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfill your requests!

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €900 charged to client's credit card as a pre-authorisation at least 2 weeks prior to arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4 pm
Departure time 10 am
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Heating costs included? Not included in the rental price, available at an extra cost of €30 per day to be paid with the balance to Oliver’s Travels (mandatory fee between Oct – April)
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Pool towels included? No, can be hired on site for an extra cost of €5 per towel per stay (paid locally).
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or garbage disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included in the rental price.
Minimum stay 4 nights during low season.
Changeover day Flexible.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Smoking Allowed? Smoking & Vaping are not permitted.
Pool heating charge? Not available in this property.
Tax Tourist Tax is included in Oliver's Travels booking fees.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 22nd 2024 - Jun 22nd 2024 £2,476 £3,095 £3,735
Jun 22nd 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 £2,476 £3,095 £3,735
Jul 1st 2024 - Jul 13th 2024 - - £3,942
Jul 13th 2024 - Aug 17th 2024 - - £5,637
Aug 17th 2024 - Sep 6th 2024 - - £3,942
Sep 6th 2024 - Jun 21st 2025 £2,476 £3,095 £3,735
Jun 21st 2025 - Jun 30th 2025 £2,476 £3,095 £3,735
Jun 30th 2025 - Jul 12th 2025 - - £3,942
Jul 12th 2025 - Aug 16th 2025 - - £5,637
Aug 16th 2025 - Sep 5th 2025 - - £3,942
Sep 5th 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 £2,476 £3,095 £3,735

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 22nd 2024 - Jun 22nd 2024 €2,675 €3,344 €4,035
Jun 22nd 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 €2,675 €3,344 €4,035
Jul 1st 2024 - Jul 13th 2024 - - €4,259
Jul 13th 2024 - Aug 17th 2024 - - €6,090
Aug 17th 2024 - Sep 6th 2024 - - €4,259
Sep 6th 2024 - Jun 21st 2025 €2,675 €3,344 €4,035
Jun 21st 2025 - Jun 30th 2025 €2,675 €3,344 €4,035
Jun 30th 2025 - Jul 12th 2025 - - €4,259
Jul 12th 2025 - Aug 16th 2025 - - €6,090
Aug 16th 2025 - Sep 5th 2025 - - €4,259
Sep 5th 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 €2,675 €3,344 €4,035

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 22nd 2024 - Jun 22nd 2024 $2,850 $3,563 $4,298
Jun 22nd 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 $2,850 $3,563 $4,298
Jul 1st 2024 - Jul 13th 2024 - - $4,537
Jul 13th 2024 - Aug 17th 2024 - - $6,488
Aug 17th 2024 - Sep 6th 2024 - - $4,537
Sep 6th 2024 - Jun 21st 2025 $2,850 $3,563 $4,298
Jun 21st 2025 - Jun 30th 2025 $2,850 $3,563 $4,298
Jun 30th 2025 - Jul 12th 2025 - - $4,537
Jul 12th 2025 - Aug 16th 2025 - - $6,488
Aug 16th 2025 - Sep 5th 2025 - - $4,537
Sep 5th 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 $2,850 $3,563 $4,298

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.


  • Beatiful surroundings!!

    on 11/09/2023

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The villa was clean and well-presented and the host was very helpful. There was a slight issue with the pool during our stay, but the host was quick to sort it out. The villa is set in beautiful surroundings and there are lots of lovely places to visit nearby. We hope to return in the future.

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