Villa Sienna is a beautifully rustic holiday home that sits in a quiet residential area close to several sandy beaches, with the fascinating town of Sintra also a short distance away.
The villa has a traditional look and feels inside and out, with stone and tile floors in many of the rooms and classic wood furnishings to complement the earthy décor. The quiet outside space helps to create a lovely private base for a family holiday.
On the ground floor is a cosy living room with a selection of comfortable sofas and a fireplace, creating a warm and cosy space for enjoying evenings in. Doors open straight onto the terrace.
The dining room is a great space for enjoying family dinners, as well as the views across the pool and garden. A fully-equipped kitchen has everything you need for preparing and cooking meals. There are two bedrooms on this floor, with both having a double bed and an en-suite bathroom with bathtubs.
To the first floor are the three remaining bedrooms. One has a double bed and an en-suite bathroom with shower, and two have twin beds - with one being more suitable for children. There’s also a family bathroom with shower. All feature elegant traditional windows that offer picturesque views over the garden.
The villa is set within a large plot and offers an outdoor dining area on the main terrace and further seating areas dotted around the lawns. There’s also a barbecue for enjoying al fresco meals in your beautiful garden.
A private pool is surrounded by a selection of sun loungers, and total privacy is provided by the tall pine trees that line the walled garden area. This makes it a family-friendly space and the children will love trying to climb the big tree that sits close to the terrace area.
The golden sands of Praia Grande are less than a 10-minute drive away from Villa Sienna. The water here is shallow, making it especially ideal for children wanting to go for a swim. Due to the strong waves, it’s a favourite spot for surfing, and you can have a go at this and a range of other water sports.
It’s an ideal place for a day out by the sea with the family as there are plenty of amenities available, such as cafés, bars and toilets. During low tide, you can reach the neighbouring beach of Praia Pena.
Praia Grande is part of Sintra-Cascais Natural Park - and you can see how it blends into this wild area with the rugged cliffs that back the beach. At the top of the cliffs are many walking paths, including a trail of fossilised dinosaur footprints that are utterly fascinating.
You can enjoy a day out within Sintra-Cascais Natural Park after just a 10-minute drive from the villa. Within the forest-covered mountains are pastel-coloured palaces that soar majestically above the treetops.
One of the most beautiful to visit is Pena National Palace, a 19th-century Romanticist structure built upon the ruins of an ancient monastery on the top of a hill. The palace is a beautiful and atmospheric place to explore, and the views from its grounds are breathtaking.
The traditional fishing town of Cascais is around a 35-minute drive away and offers the chance to soak up local daily life and culture. There are also plenty of attractions to visit, including the Condes de Castro Guimarães museum that displays furniture and art from a private collection of an early 20th-century Irish millionaire.
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 pick-up/drop-off
- 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 fulfil your requests!