Villa Marmita

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Sleeps: 14 Bedrooms: 7 Bathrooms: 6

Overview

Pool Villa/House Ideal for Kids
Pets on Request
Walk to Beach Walk to Village Parking Space

*** A swimming pool and a gym will be added to this property around April, updated pics coming soon***


Located next to the beach in the coastal resort of Viana do Castelo sits this attractive seven-bedroom villa. Cheerful in design, the interiors are modern and cool, with almost every room drenched in light from glass doors and large windows.

On the ground floor, the lounge features contemporary lighting, an open fireplace and a huge sofa that invites you to take it easy. It’s the perfect room for a family or friends to relax in and overlooks a pretty terrace. From the lounge, tiled flooring sweeps through to a thoroughly modern dining area. Grey tones and stylish décor make this a chic space, and pleasant extras include potted plants, sleek mirrors and huge cushions and rugs. Enjoy a sociable meal at one of the two dining tables, then afterwards unwind on a plump beanbag in front of the TV. There’s even an open fireplace to keep things cosy on cooler nights. For a more casual bite-to-eat, step through to the spacious kitchen and dine at the breakfast table.

When it’s time for bed, choose from seven bedrooms. Featuring three king-size and four twin bedrooms, all the bedrooms are wonderfully serene with neutral tones and neat décor. One of the king-size rooms also boasts a private balcony with a hammock. The villa also has five pristine bathrooms, and four of them have their own tub. In the morning, work up a sweat in the gymnasium, then head outside to the garden and plunge into the pool. During the day, take it easy on one of the shady sunbeds, enjoy a game of table tennis on the decked terrace or bask in the sun on the first-floor terrace. Come evening, gather everyone together, light the barbeque and dine al fresco while watching the stars light up the skies. Villa Marmita is located in a quiet residential area surrounded by lush trees and within walking distance of restaurants and bars. An idyllic spot, it is also perfectly placed for surfing, windsurfing and kitesurfing, with a beautiful sandy beach right on its doorstep.

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What you should know…

  • The property is within easy reach of a number of bars, restaurants, and Viana’s town centre
  • The beach bars along Praia do Cabedolo can be lively at night
  • There are some steep stairs inside the villa

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet BBQ Coffee Machine Hairdryer Ground Floor Bed & Bath TV Gym/Fitness Room Outdoor Games Table Tennis Heating Parking Space

The Villa

Villa Marmita is right next to the sea. This stunning house is part of a family-friendly neighborhood, located within walking distance from Cabedelo beach – surrounded by sand dunes, a pine forest, and lots of restaurants and cafes to experience the city’s best food.

Ground Floor
- Ample living room with comfortable seating, TV and access to a terrace
- Open plan dining area with two tables with chairs and fireplace
- Media room with comfortable seating, TV, fireplace and open plan dining area for 6 people
- Well equipped kitchen with dining area
- Bedroom with double bed and en-suite bathroom
- Guest toilet

First Floor
- Bedroom with double bed, access to a balcony and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with double bed, access to a balcony and en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom with two single beds
- Shower room

Top Floor
- Bedroom with two single beds
- Bedroom with two single beds
- Family bathroom

Exterior Grounds
- Private swimming pool
- Large terrace and patio area
- Outdoor dining
- Various sun loungers
- Covered terrace
- Garden furniture
- Private parking
- Barbecue

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi connection
- Cenrtral heating
- Washing machine
- Dishwasher
- Hair dryer
- Alarm system
- Pet friendly


Tourist License: 130003/AL

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Marmita
Walk to Beach Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Golf Nearby Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Villa Marmita is located in the seaside resort of Viana do Castelo on Portugal’s Costa Verde coastline. Praia do Cabedolo is just a 5-minutes walk from the property and is wide and clean and backed by sand dunes and a pine forest. It’s a popular choice for surfers, windsurfers and bodyboarders and a good spot to watch the sunset over the Atlantic waves. It also boasts a vibrant nightlife, and come evening, partygoers flock to the numerous bars that overlook the shore.

From here, jump on the ferry and make the 5-minute crossing over the Rio Lima to the town’s centre. Stroll through the old quarter and admire the Manueline manors and rococo palaces that line the narrow streets, then stop for a coffee in the pretty square with its Renaissance fountain, curious 16th-century almshouse and medieval atmosphere. Afterwards, explore the Museu Municipal. Located in an 18th-century palace, it’s home to a beautiful collection of ceramics and furniture from Portugal’s former colonies, plus paintings of 19th-century Viana.

The hill of Monte de Santa Luzia rises up from the town and is crowned by a striking basilica. If you’re feeling energetic, climb the hill (or take the funicular), then stop and marvel at the sweeping views of the coast and Lima valley. While at the summit, look inside the Santa Luzia church, while those with a head for heights can take the narrow staircase to the dome’s top, where you’ll be rewarded with more stunning views.

For an active day out, journey north to the town of Ponte de Lima (25 minutes). Situated on the River Lima, here you can hire kayaks and view the Roman-built bridge, centuries-old mansions and fragrant gardens. For further activity, head to the surrounding Serra d’Arga hills and spend the day mountain biking and hiking. Afterwards, be sure to stop back in Ponte de Lima’s main square and enjoy a glass of the locally produced Vinho Verde while soaking up the town’s medieval atmosphere.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Porto Airport

(62 km)

Nearest Ferry Port Viena do Castelo Ferry Port

(4 km)

Nearest Village Cabadelo

(700 m)

Nearest Town/City Darque

(3 km)

Nearest Restaurant Restaurante Feelviana

(700 m)

Nearest Bar/Pub Beach Bar

(700 m)

Nearest Supermarket Mini Supermarket

(800 m)

Nearest Beach Luzia Mar Beach

(650 m)

Nearest Golf Quinta da Barca Golf Course

(25 km)

Nearest Tennis Viana Tennis Club

(3 km)

Note

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.

ABOUT MINHO

The areas of Minho extend from the Spanish border in the north, south to Porto and east to the mountains of Vila Real. It is a green and fertile area of rolling hills encompassing the great rivers Minho, Lima and Douro, and the National Park of Peneda Geres. The countryside of the region is typified by long, sandy beaches bordered by pine woods, picturesque villages nestling among vine-covered hills, and historic towns such as Amarante, Guimaraes, Barcelos, Ponte de Lima, and Viana do Castelo.

The area encompasses a range of postcard-worthy landscapes and features that could almost be Portugal in microcosm: dreamy river scenes, high mountains, rolling vineyards, beautiful historic towns, dramatic Atlantic beaches, ancient religious foundations and mysterious archaeological sites.

Then there's the bold, sharp and fruity Vinho Verde to consider. This young wine is fashioned from the fruit of kilometres of vineyards that wind along rivers, over foothills and into Minho mountain villages.

But while you're enjoying one of our fantastic villas in Minho, 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!

Check out our Minho Travel Guide >>

Kids

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

Villa Marmita is a light and breezy home, and children will love the open-plan living area and separate lounge with funky decor. Although the interior is chic, there are homely features, including a TV, beanbags and plenty of soft furnishings. Children will also love the comfortable bedrooms and colourful bathrooms. Outside, kids can spend the day splashing in the swimming pool, relaxing on a sun lounger or playing on the lawn.

Although the villa benefits from a peaceful, residential setting, it’s less than a 5-minute walk to the Praia do Cabedolo beach. Here children can build sandcastles on the shore, run free in the dunes or try their hand at a number of watersports, including surfing and body boarding. There’s even a surf school on the beach so you can book lessons. After a day’s activity, enjoy an ice cream and bite-to-eat at one of the beachside restaurants. Once children have exhausted the beach, they can explore Viana’s town centre.

If you’re in the mood for a spot of retail therapy, head to Viana’s sprawling shopping mall or alternatively pick up affordable ceramics and local handicrafts at Viana’s lively Friday market. While in the town, be sure to stop at the interactive chocolate museum. It’s a fun and educational place, and kids can learn about the whole chocolate-making process and even make a bar of chocolate of their own. Afterwards, jump on the funicular railway and ride to the top of Viana’s 228-metre hill. At the summit, you’ll find the Santa Luzia church, and children can take a look inside and even climb the winding staircase to the dome’s top.

Also worth a visit is the pretty town of Ponte de Lima, a 25-minute drive inland. Here, the more adventurous can kayak along the river, while those seeking more laid-back entertainment can stop at the toy museum and marvel at the toy soldiers, dolls and model railways. 

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Beach
  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Outdoor Games
  • Table Tennis

Extras

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to travel services 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 transfers

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!

Terms & Conditions

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

Security deposit €500 charged to client’s credit card by the owner before/upon arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time Between 4.30 - 8 pm
Departure time 11 am
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Heating costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Pool towels included? No.
End of stay cleaning included? Extra €120 , paid to Oliver's Travels with the balance. 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.
Minimum stay 3 - 5 nights during low season. All other durations on request.
Changeover day Flexible.
Pets welcome? This is a pet friendly property but dangerous breed dogs not allowed.
Smoking Allowed? Smoking & Vaping are not permitted.
Pool heating charge? Not available on this property.
Tax Tourist Tax is included in the rental price.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, loss of personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Other Ts and Cs First cot and high chair included in the rental price, second items will cost €5 each per booking, to be paid on arrival or with the balance.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 14 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Mar 2nd 2024 - Mar 16th 2024 - £1,972 £2,465 £3,451
Mar 16th 2024 - Mar 28th 2024 - £2,104 £2,630 £3,682
Mar 28th 2024 - Mar 30th 2024 - £2,547 £3,184 £4,458
Mar 30th 2024 - Apr 1st 2024 - £1,972 £2,465 £3,451
Apr 1st 2024 - Apr 6th 2024 - £2,324 £2,904 £4,066
Apr 6th 2024 - Apr 20th 2024 - £2,455 £3,069 £4,297
Apr 20th 2024 - May 1st 2024 - £2,196 £2,745 £3,843
May 1st 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 £1,908 £2,544 £3,179 £4,450
Jun 1st 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 - £2,763 £3,453 £4,835
Jul 1st 2024 - Aug 1st 2024 - - - £5,803
Aug 1st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 - - - £6,571
Sep 1st 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 - £3,074 £3,843 £5,380
Oct 1st 2024 - Nov 1st 2024 £1,829 £2,438 £3,048 £4,266
Nov 1st 2024 - Dec 28th 2024 £1,615 £2,153 £2,691 £3,766
Dec 28th 2024 - Jan 4th 2025 - £3,953 £4,941 £6,917
Jan 4th 2025 - Sep 3rd 2025 - £2,236 £2,795 £3,912

Prices based on an occupancy of 14 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Mar 2nd 2024 - Mar 16th 2024 - €2,146 €2,682 €3,755
Mar 16th 2024 - Mar 28th 2024 - €2,289 €2,861 €4,005
Mar 28th 2024 - Mar 30th 2024 - €2,771 €3,464 €4,850
Mar 30th 2024 - Apr 1st 2024 - €2,146 €2,682 €3,755
Apr 1st 2024 - Apr 6th 2024 - €2,528 €3,160 €4,424
Apr 6th 2024 - Apr 20th 2024 - €2,671 €3,339 €4,674
Apr 20th 2024 - May 1st 2024 - €2,389 €2,987 €4,181
May 1st 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 €2,075 €2,767 €3,459 €4,842
Jun 1st 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 - €3,006 €3,757 €5,260
Jul 1st 2024 - Aug 1st 2024 - - - €6,313
Aug 1st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 - - - €7,149
Sep 1st 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 - €3,345 €4,181 €5,853
Oct 1st 2024 - Nov 1st 2024 €1,989 €2,652 €3,316 €4,641
Nov 1st 2024 - Dec 28th 2024 €1,756 €2,342 €2,927 €4,097
Dec 28th 2024 - Jan 4th 2025 - €4,300 €5,376 €7,525
Jan 4th 2025 - Sep 3rd 2025 - €2,432 €3,040 €4,256

Prices based on an occupancy of 14 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Mar 2nd 2024 - Mar 16th 2024 - $2,327 $2,909 $4,072
Mar 16th 2024 - Mar 28th 2024 - $2,482 $3,103 $4,344
Mar 28th 2024 - Mar 30th 2024 - $3,006 $3,757 $5,260
Mar 30th 2024 - Apr 1st 2024 - $2,327 $2,909 $4,072
Apr 1st 2024 - Apr 6th 2024 - $2,741 $3,427 $4,797
Apr 6th 2024 - Apr 20th 2024 - $2,897 $3,621 $5,069
Apr 20th 2024 - May 1st 2024 - $2,591 $3,239 $4,534
May 1st 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 $2,251 $3,001 $3,751 $5,251
Jun 1st 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 - $3,260 $4,075 $5,704
Jul 1st 2024 - Aug 1st 2024 - - - $6,847
Aug 1st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 - - - $7,754
Sep 1st 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 - $3,627 $4,535 $6,348
Oct 1st 2024 - Nov 1st 2024 $2,158 $2,877 $3,596 $5,033
Nov 1st 2024 - Dec 28th 2024 $1,905 $2,540 $3,175 $4,444
Dec 28th 2024 - Jan 4th 2025 - $4,664 $5,830 $8,162
Jan 4th 2025 - Sep 3rd 2025 - $2,638 $3,297 $4,616

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.

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