Casa Pontevedra

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Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3

Overview

Pool Beach Nearby Ideal for Kids

Just a stroll from the sea and the idyllic Dorron valley, Casa Pontevedra – a four-bedroom villa in Pontevedra, Galicia – combines rural surrounds with modern, family-friendly facilities to create a fun and relaxing Spanish holiday escape. The villa flaunts fantastic views of its beautiful natural setting, looking out towards the sandy shoreline and the rugged coast below.

With its whitewashed exterior and mid-tone wood shutters, Casa Pontevedra’s décor is an elegant mix of classic and contemporary style. There’s a private outdoor pool, lined with sun loungers, and a garden terrace – with plenty of places for you sit and relax in the sun or the shade. With an outdoor dining area – that’s shaded by a sweeping willow tree – you can enjoy eating al fresco while soaking up the peaceful surrounds, too. Top tip – you can pick up fresh produce, including local seafood, from the nearby town of Sanxenxo. Then, cook up a storm on the villa’s outdoor barbeque.

Inside, the rooms are all bright and welcoming. You’ll find a large kitchen, equipped with modern facilities like an oven and microwave, too, – so, self-catering here is a breeze. Plus, there’s a spacious, open-plan living and dining area. Bright cushions on the sofas and artwork add pops of colour for a fun, and homely, feel. The bedrooms are all comfortable double rooms and there are three bathrooms, too – that includes the en-suites in two of the bedrooms.

When you’re not relaxing on a cushioned chair on one of the terraces – there are three to choose from – head to Sanxenxo Beach with its warm waters and sun-kissed sands. The centre of Sanxenxo is also a short two-minute drive away, with its local shops and restaurants.  Thanks to its quiet setting near the Dorron valley, Casa Pontevedra is an excellent choice not only for families with children but also for those who want to explore the natural beauty of this idyllic part of the Spain.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • Although the beach is walkable, the villa is set on a slight incline so it’s easier getting there than it is getting back
  • There other villas nearby, however Casa Pontevedra is surrounded by trees and is very private

Property Features

Private Pool Internet BBQ Ground Floor Bed & Bath Cable TV DVD Working Fireplace Heating

The Villa

Casa Pontevedra is a 4-bedroom villa, situated within the Dorrón Valley. Being within Sanxenxo, you and your guests have luxury of being close to several beaches.

Ground Floor

- Twin bedroom
- Communal bathroom
- Dining & living area
- Fully equipped kitchen

First Floor
- Two Double bedrooms, with en-suite bathrooms & balconies
- Double bedroom
- Communal bathroom

Basement
- Utility room

Exterior
- Private swimming pool, with Roman steps access (4m x 9m)
- Barbecue
- Lawn area
- Outdoor dining & furniture
- Private Parking
- Sun loungers

Location

About the surrounding area of Casa Pontevedra
Beach Nearby <1hr to Airport Watersports Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Horse Riding Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Casa Pontevedra overlooks the beautiful Dorron valley, in the peaceful Spanish town of Sanzenxo in Pontevedra, Galicia. This relatively untouched gem is different to other Spanish hotspots like Barcelona and the Costas, thanks to its green valleys, rugged mountains and wild beaches. Think bagpipes playing and baroque cathedrals, too – so, you might feel more like you’re in Scotland than Spain. Top places to visit include Santiago de Compostela – the capital of Galicia.

Thanks to the villa’s beachside location, there’s plenty of opportunities to get involved with watersports like swimming, snorkelling and sea kayaking. Sanxenxo Beach has soft sands and calm waters. Near to the Dorron Valley too, you can enjoy beautiful coastal or rural walks.

History buff? Head to nearby Pontevedra – known for its well-preserved old town and Gothic Santa María la Mayor Basilica. You can snap pictures of the historic churches and charming squares here, before sampling local cuisine in one of the bars and restaurants. Fresh seafood like octopus, or other Galician specialties like Empanada Gallega – a large pie usually filled with meat – are on the menu, and are usually washed down with a glass of the region’s famous Albarino wine. 

More worth-exploring cities include Vilanova de Cerveira and Caminha. You could also make tracks for Vigo, Porto or Tui. The latter is a Romanesque and gothic village that’s steeped in history. Take in the cathedral and churches there, before heading to the mountain of Aloia nearby. If you climb to the top, you’ll be rewarded with views of Vigo estuary and the Louro valley below.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Santiago de Compostela Airport/Vigo Airport

(85.2km/45.5km)

Nearest Town/City Pontevedra

(16.8km)

Nearest Restaurant Restaurante A Postiña

(1.5km)

Nearest Bar/Pub

(Walking Distance)

Nearest Beach Vigilantes de la Praia de Areas

(1.5km)

Nearest Golf Campo de Golf Meis

(13.4km)

Nearest Tennis Club De Tenis Pontevedra

(16.2km)

About the Island & Getting There

About Galicia

Like many parts of Spain, Galicia has its very own identity that has remained intact through its regional dialect and distinguishing culture. Although Galicia is recognised for its holy traditions, we urge budding tourists to also consider its astonishing green countryside & rivers and its UNESCO World Heritage sites. Occasionally you may even hear the gentle tootling of bagpipes, known locally as the Galician Gaita, along this northern corner of the Iberian Peninsula.

You're likely to fly into Santiago de Compostela, which is the capital of Galicia and is probably best known for the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage and its route. Many of the travellers embark on this journey by foot and tend to be mesmerised by this fine city at the end of their trek. Casco Viejo, or the Old Town, is a good place to end or even start your holiday. This area of the city is blessed with markets, restaurants, bars and buildings from a bygone era. After exhausting yourself in the busyness of the city, take a day trip to Praia de Rodas. This small island, just off Vigo, has been noted as having some of the best beaches in the world. It has to be seen to be believed!

Galicia is divided into four key regions; A Coruña, Lugo, Ourense and our favourite – Pontevedra. A Galician proverb states that Pontevedra gives water to travellers. We firmly believe this to be true, as this particular part of Galicia has everything a traveller could need for an unforgettable experience and it almost feels like this City is constantly giving back. Whilst you holiday in Pontevedra you will realise that days are structured around mealtime. And why wouldn't they be? With some of the best seafood you will experience in Spain and the noteworthy Albariño wine, you may notice your jeans feeling a little tighter toward the end of your holiday. You will be glad to know that your waistline need not be a cause for concern though! Pontevedra is blessed with some of the best hiking trails, medieval monasteries, estuaries and valleys within Spain. Don't forget about the coastline either! Rarely you will you find so many empty beaches, so make the most of this privacy and just embrace the nature around you.

Galicia is still an unspoilt part of the world. It has everything a diverse group of friends & family need to have a glorious adventure.

Local Public Holidays

1st January - New Year's Day
6th January - Epiphany
19th March - St. Joseph's Day
18th April - Maundy Thursday
19th April - Good Friday
1st May - Labour Day
17th May - Galician Literature Day
25th July - St. James Day
15th August - Assumption Day
12th October - Hispanic Day
1st November - All Saints' Day
6th December - Constitution Day
8th December - Immaculate Conception Day
25th December - Christmas Day
26th December - Boxing Day

Getting There

Galicia is served by either Santiago de Compostela Airport, A Coruña Airport or Vigo Airport.

From the UK:
Direct flights are available from London easyJet, Ryanair, Vueling and many others. Chartered flights are also available from several other UK airports.

Kids

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

Thanks to its private garden and swimming pool, Casa Pontevedra is an ideal choice for families with children. The villa’s only a 10-minute walk from the nearest sandy beach, where kids young and old can swim in the calm waters, and is also a two-minute drive from Sanxenxo town. Overlooking the beautiful Dorron valley, there are plenty of walking routes nearby, too.

For fun family day trips, you can head into Pontevedra and explore the historic old town and pretty churches. Or, make tracks for other sight-packed places like Tui. At the latter, you can climb to the top of the mountain of Aloia for wow-worthy views of the Louro valley below.

You could also visit Dunas de Corrubedo – a natural park with a big sand dune that kids can roll down to reach Playa do Vilar Beach. You could also hop on a boat to Illas Cies – a footprint-free group of islands off the coast of Vigo – where you can swim and scuba dive in the surrounding waters.

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Watersports
  • Horse Riding
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • DVD

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available
  • On-Site Concierge
  • Welcome Pack Included

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!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

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

Security deposit €300 to be paid upon arrival
Arrival time 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
Energy costs included? Included in the rental price
Linen & towels included? Included in the rental price
End of stay cleaning included? Included in the rental price
Tax Not included in the rental price
Changeover day Saturday between July - August, otherwise flexible
Minimum stay 7 nights in Peak Season and 5 nights in Easter & Christmas. Otherwise, 4 nights.
Internet access? Wi-Fi connection included
Pets welcome? Pets are not allowed
Smoking Allowed? Smoking & Vaping is not permitted 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.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Oct 13th 2019 - Dec 20th 2019 £491 £644 £798 £951 £981
Dec 20th 2019 - Jan 9th 2020 £1,594 £1,978 £2,362 £2,451 £2,451
Jan 9th 2020 - Apr 3rd 2020 - - £673 £857 £1,177
Apr 3rd 2020 - Apr 10th 2020 - - - £1,765 £2,471
* Easter - - - £1,594 £2,451
Apr 17th 2020 - May 30th 2020 - - £673 £857 £1,177
May 30th 2020 - Jun 27th 2020 - - - - £1,295
Jun 27th 2020 - Jul 18th 2020 - - - - £2,353
Jul 18th 2020 - Aug 1st 2020 - - - - £2,471
Aug 1st 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 - - - - £2,942
Aug 29th 2020 - Oct 4th 2020 - - £740 £943 £1,295
Oct 4th 2020 - Dec 20th 2020 - - £673 £857 £1,177
Dec 20th 2020 - Jan 9th 2021 - - - £1,751 £2,451
Jan 9th 2021 - Apr 2nd 2021 - - £673 £857 £1,177
Apr 2nd 2021 - Apr 12th 2021 - - - £1,765 £2,471
Apr 12th 2021 - Apr 15th 2021 - - £673 £857 £1,177

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Oct 13th 2019 - Dec 20th 2019 €538 €692 €845 €999 €1,075
Dec 20th 2019 - Jan 9th 2020 €1,747 €2,131 €2,515 €2,688 €2,688
Jan 9th 2020 - Apr 3rd 2020 - - €738 €922 €1,290
Apr 3rd 2020 - Apr 10th 2020 - - - €1,936 €2,709
* Easter - - - €1,747 €2,688
Apr 17th 2020 - May 30th 2020 - - €738 €922 €1,290
May 30th 2020 - Jun 27th 2020 - - - - €1,419
Jun 27th 2020 - Jul 18th 2020 - - - - €2,580
Jul 18th 2020 - Aug 1st 2020 - - - - €2,709
Aug 1st 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 - - - - €3,225
Aug 29th 2020 - Oct 4th 2020 - - €811 €1,014 €1,419
Oct 4th 2020 - Dec 20th 2020 - - €738 €922 €1,290
Dec 20th 2020 - Jan 9th 2021 - - - €1,920 €2,688
Jan 9th 2021 - Apr 2nd 2021 - - €738 €922 €1,290
Apr 2nd 2021 - Apr 12th 2021 - - - €1,936 €2,709
Apr 12th 2021 - Apr 15th 2021 - - €738 €922 €1,290

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Oct 13th 2019 - Dec 20th 2019 $594 $747 $901 $1,054 $1,187
Dec 20th 2019 - Jan 9th 2020 $1,928 $2,312 $2,696 $2,966 $2,966
Jan 9th 2020 - Apr 3rd 2020 - - $814 $998 $1,424
Apr 3rd 2020 - Apr 10th 2020 - - - $2,136 $2,990
* Easter - - - $1,928 $2,966
Apr 17th 2020 - May 30th 2020 - - $814 $998 $1,424
May 30th 2020 - Jun 27th 2020 - - - - $1,566
Jun 27th 2020 - Jul 18th 2020 - - - - $2,848
Jul 18th 2020 - Aug 1st 2020 - - - - $2,990
Aug 1st 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 - - - - $3,559
Aug 29th 2020 - Oct 4th 2020 - - $895 $1,098 $1,566
Oct 4th 2020 - Dec 20th 2020 - - $814 $998 $1,424
Dec 20th 2020 - Jan 9th 2021 - - - $2,119 $2,966
Jan 9th 2021 - Apr 2nd 2021 - - $814 $998 $1,424
Apr 2nd 2021 - Apr 12th 2021 - - - $2,136 $2,990
Apr 12th 2021 - Apr 15th 2021 - - $814 $998 $1,424

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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