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What Oliver loves…
- Your spacious gardens and beautiful private pool will easily accommodate everyone during those long, lazy afternoons in the sun
- The sociable open-plan living-dining area is ideal for large groups to share mealtimes and evenings together
- The games room is a great idea. Table football anyone?
- Villa Equilibrio a is walking distance to a golden sandy beach
- The countryside surrounding the villa is very special – Parque Natural de Sintra-Cascais is a UNESCO world heritage site
- Your sightseeing options include the incredible town of Sintra, Cascais’ fabulous marina and the Portuguese capital of Lisbon
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A large swathe of natural parkland between the town of Sintra and the Atlantic Ocean is where you’ll find Villa Equilibrio. This quite beautiful landscape is also a UNESCO world heritage site. Within walking distance of a beach and no less than six golf courses within driving distance, your luxury villa with private pool is all about location.
Villa Equilibrio sleeps up to twelve lucky guests in five bedrooms. There are two double en-suite bedrooms, and the remaining beds are split between three bedrooms and comprise two sets of bunks beds and four singles. This arrangement makes it ideally suited to two large families sharing a holiday. The interior décor is bright and welcoming, with large windows in all rooms allowing the light to flood in.
Villa Equilibrio feels like a home away from home, with plenty of space for everyone to relax, eat and socialise together. Much of the downstairs area is open-plan with a living room, breakfast room and dining room all inter-connecting. The large kitchen is well appointed, and you have a further lounge and dining room.
There are numerous floor-ceiling glazed doors through which you can step outside to discover your amazingly generous outdoor space. The lawned garden wraps around the end of the villa, meeting your delightful tiled terrace at one side. Here, the shade from the canopy will prove irresistible for a cooling afternoon drink, and the dining table is sheltered from the sun by a pergola and beautiful greenery. If you’re looking for a serene spot for al fresco dinners, you’ve found it.
Your private pool is waiting for you at the bottom of the garden. Enjoy the luxury of your pool-side sun deck, sun loungers and umbrellas while the kids splash and swim their way through the afternoon. There are steps to lower you into the open water when the time comes to cool off. Or jump in!
If you can drag yourself away from the delights of Villa Equilibrio, it’s just six hundred metres to a beautiful sandy beach, restaurants and water sports. For days out, you’re spoilt for choice. The picturesque town of Sintra, Cascais’ marina and the city of Lisbon are all within easy reach. This private villa is the ideal base for a fabulous holiday in Portugal.
What you should know…
- Ideal for groups with lots of children, two of the five bedrooms sleep six, in bunk beds and single beds
- To help look after Villa Equilibrio ready for your visit and the future, there is a deposit payable of 700 Euros
Villa Equilibrio is situated within the Sintra Natural Park, a Unesco World Heritage site. This charming and spacious villa provides an ideal base to get out and explore the surrounding country side.There are 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, and it can accommodate up to 12 people
- Double bedroom with en-suite
- Twin bedroom
- Communal bathroom
- Dining & living room
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Access to the garden & pool area
- Master bedroom with en-suite
- Two bedrooms with bunk beds
- Private swimming pool, with Roman steps access (10mx4m)
- Games room, with table football
- Lawn area
- Outdoor dining & furniture
- Private parking
- Sun loungers
Villa Equilibrio’s location couldn’t be more perfect. Set within an area of outstanding natural beauty and importance, Parque Natural de Sintra-Cascais is a UNESCO world heritage site. And you’re only six hundred metres to the beach!
Praia das Macas is a sandy beach, lined with beach bars and restaurants to help everyone through the day. The invigorating Atlantic Ocean makes surfing a favourite activity here, with lots of surfing schools or centres for hiring equipment to help you join in the fun.
The twenty-minute drive to the pretty town of Sintra takes you to the eastern edge of the nature park. Nestled amongst pine-tree clad hills and dotted with castles and old palaces, Sintra is famed for being picturesque and the historic home to Portugal’s rich and powerful.
As well as the castles, mansions and elaborate gardens, you can explore the cobbled streets of the town centre and dine in one of the many fine restaurants which attract ‘gastro’ tourists to Sintra from all over Portugal.
Another day trip efficiently planned from Villa Equilibrio is Lisbon. In less than an hour, you can reach Portugal’s capital city. Culture vultures will need more than one day to do justice to the must-see arts, history and archaeology. Jeronimos Monastery (another world heritage site!), St. George’s Castle, the Berardo Museum and Sao Roque Church is to name but a few!
Families could start at Parque das Nascoes for modern architecture, world-class aquarium and waterfront promenade. After lunch, tired legs could take the number 28 tram through this fascinating city or hop on and off the open top bus tour.
Golfers are also spoilt for choice. Of the six golf courses within twenty to forty minutes’ drive from Villa Equilibrio, Quinta da Marinha and Oitavos are amongst them. Back at base, everyone can share the day’s memories while relaxing beside Villa Equilibrio private pool and later, around the al fresco dining table.
Restaurants & Shops
If you’re planning a holiday with another family, Villa Equilibrio is ideal. The villa has two double en-suite bedrooms and three bedrooms which can accommodate eight children! Your private pool and spacious garden will keep kids of all ages entertained all afternoon, and there’s even a games room with table football.
Your nearest beach is within walking distance. Along the seafront, you’ll also find restaurants, beach bars and surfing schools. Further afield, there are three-day trips you can take the family on from Villa Equilibrio.
Twenty minutes’ drive and you can be in Sintra, renowned for fabulous restaurants and historic palaces. The marina at Cascais is just twenty-two kilometres away and, of course, there’s Lisbon. Portugal’s capital city is also less than an hour’s drive from Villa Equilibrio.
Kids Activities Close-by
- Beach Nearby
- Walk to Beach
- Walk to Restaurant
- <1hr to Airport
- Tennis Nearby
- Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
- Tourist Towns & Villages
- Historical Sites
- Outdoor Games
- Table Football
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
- Babysitting/childcare services
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 fulfil your requests!
These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.
|Security deposit||€700, charged to clients' credit card 48 hours prior to the arrival and refunded in full after departure, subject to full damage inspection|
|Arrival time||4 pm|
|Departure time||10 am|
|Energy costs included?||Included in the rental price|
|Linen & towels included?||Linen included in the rental price. Beach towels not included in the rental price, optional: €5 per towel per stay|
|Pets welcome?||Pets not allowed|
|End of stay cleaning included?||Included in the rental price|
|Smoking Allowed?||No smoking inside the villa|
|Insurance||It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.|
|Minimum stay||7 nights|
|Heating costs included?||Not included in the rental price, optional: €45 per day|
|Tax||Included in the rental price|
|Internet access?||Wi-Fi connection included|
|Changeover day||Saturday in July & August|
Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:
|Feb 15th 2019 - May 25th 2019||£1,427|
|May 25th 2019 - Jun 22nd 2019||£2,193|
|Jun 22nd 2019 - Jul 1st 2019||£3,085|
|Jul 1st 2019 - Jul 13th 2019||£3,085|
|Jul 13th 2019 - Aug 24th 2019||£3,856|
|Aug 24th 2019 - Sep 1st 2019||£3,085|
|Sep 1st 2019 - Sep 21st 2019||£2,193|
|Sep 21st 2019 - Dec 14th 2019||£1,427|
|Dec 14th 2019 - Jan 4th 2020||£2,468|
|Jan 4th 2020 - May 23rd 2020||£1,427|
|May 23rd 2020 - Jun 20th 2020||£2,193|
|Jun 20th 2020 - Jun 29th 2020||£3,085|
|Jun 29th 2020 - Jul 11th 2020||£3,085|
|Jul 11th 2020 - Aug 18th 2020||£3,856|
Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:
|Feb 15th 2019 - May 25th 2019||€1,547|
|May 25th 2019 - Jun 22nd 2019||€2,377|
|Jun 22nd 2019 - Jul 1st 2019||€3,345|
|Jul 1st 2019 - Jul 13th 2019||€3,345|
|Jul 13th 2019 - Aug 24th 2019||€4,181|
|Aug 24th 2019 - Sep 1st 2019||€3,345|
|Sep 1st 2019 - Sep 21st 2019||€2,377|
|Sep 21st 2019 - Dec 14th 2019||€1,547|
|Dec 14th 2019 - Jan 4th 2020||€2,676|
|Jan 4th 2020 - May 23rd 2020||€1,547|
|May 23rd 2020 - Jun 20th 2020||€2,377|
|Jun 20th 2020 - Jun 29th 2020||€3,345|
|Jun 29th 2020 - Jul 11th 2020||€3,345|
|Jul 11th 2020 - Aug 18th 2020||€4,181|
Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:
|Feb 15th 2019 - May 25th 2019||$1,747|
|May 25th 2019 - Jun 22nd 2019||$2,685|
|Jun 22nd 2019 - Jul 1st 2019||$3,777|
|Jul 1st 2019 - Jul 13th 2019||$3,777|
|Jul 13th 2019 - Aug 24th 2019||$4,721|
|Aug 24th 2019 - Sep 1st 2019||$3,777|
|Sep 1st 2019 - Sep 21st 2019||$2,685|
|Sep 21st 2019 - Dec 14th 2019||$1,747|
|Dec 14th 2019 - Jan 4th 2020||$3,022|
|Jan 4th 2020 - May 23rd 2020||$1,747|
|May 23rd 2020 - Jun 20th 2020||$2,685|
|Jun 20th 2020 - Jun 29th 2020||$3,777|
|Jun 29th 2020 - Jul 11th 2020||$3,777|
|Jul 11th 2020 - Aug 18th 2020||$4,721|
Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.
Nice villa in quiet location
We were 6 adult and 3 kids and rented 2 weeks in middle of Juli. Nice villa, quiet location with beach, restaurants and small supermarket in short walking distance. Market with fresh fish also really close, we grilled fish and vegetables in the BBQ. The house is itself is good, spacious and well planned, but not in mint condition, in the lower bedrooms there is some (discreet) damp smell and old signs of moisture damage. There could have have been more kitchen stuff like glass etc, we miss the table tennis and football game. Over all impression is though good, we had a couple of nice weeks. With some smaller improvements a fifth star is possible.
Nice Villa very near quiet beach & town
We were 6 adults and 5 children who lived comfortably in the villa for 1 week. We chose to walk/hike to most places: beaches, restaurants, Tram stop, town and the location of the villa was convenient for us to do so. The house had most amenities needed for our stay, including washer & dryer. The host was very friendly & quickly resolved any small issues that arose during our stay. The outside living area was perfect for our group and the large table hosted many summer evening dinners. The pool is very nice amenity, especially for children. We would like to suggest some additional mugs, glasses, and silverware for a villa that hosts 10+ people. Additional keys would have made it more convenient when we broke off into groups for day trips with differing return times. Screens on the windows (for night-time) is an added suggestion. Really - A great house and great location for a reunion of friends!
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