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Tomar/Chao de Macas
Casa Chao is a comfortable and recently refurbished country villa that dates back to the 1800's. The high ceilinged rooms with natural wood beams ...more
Vacation Villa rentals Costa de Prata - Houses and villas to rent on the Costa Prata - Portugal coast
The Costa de Prata includes the region of Estremadura, Ribatejo and Beiras. Estremadura is an area of rolling hills and sandy beaches. You will find there the finest medieval monasteries of Portugal. Fatima is a famous pilgrimage site for peole from all over the world.The Beiras region streches from the spanish border to the sea. It lies between the cool green north and the parched south.
Houses - There is a wide variety of houses which have been built over the centuries by the rich Portuguese conquistadores back from Asia,Africa and America.The Architecture as well as the furnishings are very much influenced by the colonies.Recently, some wealthy Portuguese have built new modern houses. Most of those houses are located near Coimbra and Aveiro.They vary a lot in size, comfort and elegance.
Quintas - Quintas are usually large estates and Manor Houses built by the wealthy Portuguese navigators back from the colonies. They vary greatly in size, architecture and comfort. Howevr, they all are usually rustic, with very thick walls and authentic furnishings. The Portuguese owners of those wondeful mansions have got together to create a fantastic accomodation network. The Europen community financed a great deal of the renovation work many of those properties have undertaken in the last ten years. Today, those unique mansions accomodate travelers from around the world. Part of the money collected for the rentals is used for the maintance of the houses and grounds. Many of those houses have pools.Those houses can be rented by the room, by apartment or as a whole. Each rental includes breakfast. Usually, the owners live in the house and have totally private quarters.
Bed and Breakfast - Often the large houses described above offer a number of rooms available for rent and breakfast is served either in the dining room or in your own room. This arrangement works very well for people who want to blend in the local culture, meet with the owners and consequently get a true taste of the Portuguese lifestyle.Dinners can also be served on request.The houses are usually rustic and furnished with many authentic pieces of antiques. Portugal is to become the next country to discover and appreciate for its deeply-rooted traditions,rich culture and gorgeous landscape.