The bright and cheerful Quinta Sao Domingos boasts five gorgeous bedrooms sleeping up to ten guests. It is situated in the glorious Portuguese countryside, very close to the tiny, charming village of Aldeia do Meco with its lovely cafes and restaurants as well its unspoilt sweep of golden sand, flanked by low-rise cliffs. On the northern end, the stunning Lagoa de Albufeira is a picture-postcard, beach flanked by an attractive lagoon popular for windsurfing and paddleboarding. Aldeia do Meco is in the nature park of Arrabida and is famous for its good seafood restaurants. Quinta Sao Domingos is 40km from the gorgeous, cosmopolitan city of Lisbon and 9km from Sesimbra.
This lovely, welcoming villa is very spacious, inside and out. The garden is mature and beautiful. The swimming pool is 9m x 5m with a delightful terrace, many sun loungers and an outside bathroom with a shower and toilet. There is also a covered alfresco dining terrace and a charcoal barbecue for delicious summer dinners. You will very quickly relax at Quinta Sao Domingos.
The ground floor is home to a modern, very well equipped, glossy kitchen, an immaculate open-plan living and dining room with a feature fireplace, two bedrooms, a bathroom and a separate toilet. The whole villa boasts massive windows and doors, so it is bright and airy. The two downstairs bedrooms are comprised of one double and one twin. The twin bedroom is huge and opens directly to the terrace.
Upstairs, there is a double bedroom suite with a walk-in shower in the en-suite bathroom, a pretty twin bedroom and a small double bedroom as well as another contemporary bathroom. Quinta Sao Domingos is very well maintained and is located in a fabulous position for a wonderful holiday.
The villa is situated 3km from the beautiful Meco Beach and 2km from the delightful village of Alfarim. Alfarim has a range of shops, a bakery, butcher, bank and supermarkets. The area is fantastic for food lovers, beach lovers and those that enjoy hiking, biking or horseriding in the great outdoors. Golf lovers will be very happy that there are five excellent courses within easy reach, including the popular Quinta do Peru Golf. Aroeira, Montado, Santo Estevao and Troia are a little further away.
Meco Beach is within the fabulous Serra da Arrabida National Park where you will find many hiking and biking trails. There is often something going on at Meco Beach. You will find watersports on offer as well as several bars and cafes. Biscas Beach is not far away and is popular with surfers. Lagoa de Albufeira is very popular with windsurfers and stand-up paddleboarders. You can often float from the beach down to the lovely warm lagoon.
Sesimbra is a fantastic destination for tourists seeking an authentic Portuguese holiday. It is famous for its buzzy and atmospheric fish market, the freshly cooked seafood served at the family-run Marisqueira restaurants and the fabulous, pristine beaches. The picturesque Portinho da Arrabida coastline is stunning and popular for kayaking trips and diving. The Cabo Espichel is a wild and exposed cliff headland boasting incredible views, a unique church, lighthouse and two sets of dinosaur footprints.
The Azeitao area includes various characteristic villages, in particular, Vila Fresca and Vila Nogueira. The area provides the opportunity to taste the excellent regional cheeses, tarts and wines made from the Periquita grapes and the famous Moscatel of Sebutal. Wine lovers should definitely visit Azeitao. The wine cellar of Jose Maria de Fonseca is over 200 years old. It is still run by the same family. Quinta de Bacalhoa is one of the largest wine cellars owned by Jose Berardo, a well-known art collector and one of the richest men in Portugal. You have the chance to visit the beautiful palace adjoining the vineyards which is filled to the brim with incredible works of art. You need to take a photograph of the grape fountain when visiting Azeitao.
At Excellence Luxury Villas 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 Excellence Luxury Villas 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
- Babysitting/childcare services
Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact Excellence Luxury Villas 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!