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Monte no Ceu

Sunrise over the small pool
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13 reviews
Sunrise over the small pool
One of the two covered verandas
the patio
living room
half open kitchen, next to the dining table
dining table inside
bedroom 1 with double bed, 1,6 m wide
view from the terrace
a summer sunrise
nudist beach next to the Zambujeira do Mar beaches, 15 min by car
that white dot is the house
all beach equipment can be found in the house
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Zambujeira do Mar, Odemira, Beja District, Alentejo
Wonderful house overlooking the hills of Alentejo, only 15 minutes from the beautiful beaches of Zambujeira do Mar and around. Full privacy, a small swimming pool to cool off after an afternoon on the beach. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a spacious living room. Patio with dining table. Surrounded by 2 acres of private land.
The small village of Casa Nova da Cruz (20 houses and 2 bars) is only 2 min. away and Sao Teotonio is 7 min. by car. There you find a well assorted supermarket, the Intermarche. Also in the neighbourhood (15 min. by car) you find an Aldi and a Lidl.
A perfect place to combine beach and relaxing around the house. A powerfull heater provides comfort in winter.
And a fireplace gives the place a cozy atmosphere.
But of course the summerevenings outside are the best. Eating on the patio with a view on the darkening...
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About the Owner, Marc v
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 30 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 18 reviews and 2 properties
Interaction with guests
During your stay you can always contact the caretaker of the house. She welcomes you upon arrival and takes care of the swimming pool during your stay. All within the boundaries of your privacy. The owners can always be reached by phone or e-mail, to assist with questions or problems if they arrise.
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Listing #HL494777
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Excellent - based on 13 reviews
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Sydney, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

The house sits high up on a hill commanding views of the neighbouring countryside. It's very peaceful up there. The house is well equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay. Housekeeper, Birthe is very helpful. The nearby beaches are fabulous and Sao Teotonio has a well stocked supermarket. Lots of nice restaurants within a few kilometres drive. Love...

Management response:

Hi Ann Marie, thank you so much for your kind words, I will also pass them on to Birthe! Best wishes, Marc


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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017 for a stay in September 2016

A short drive from Zambujeira do Mar, with fab views of the valleys and hills we arrived at Monte no Ceu. Gem of a villa with all amenities to enable full self catering and a very comfortable stay. Local housekeeper pre-arranged a visit to check all we needed and could not have been more helpful. The housekeeper was not intrusive...

Management response:

Thank you very much for your great review! Last Christmas we have been speaking to the local contractor to do find a solution for the road, so hopefully a more comfortable ride soon! Best wishes, Marc


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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 for a stay in July 2016

Monte de Céu is aptly named. Set at the top of a hill with gorgeous views, it is also a stargazer's paradise. It is a calm and peaceful spot with little more than cows bells tinkling and birds chirping in the background. The pool is perfect for relaxing and cooling down on a hot day and if you sit quietly...

Management response:

Hi Veronica, thank you very much for your kind words, really happy to read that you have enjoyed staying there as much as we always do! Best wishes, Marc


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Pets are allowed, provided they get along with others easily, there are lots of dogs in the houses around and no real fencing. The house is suitable for a family, a couple or two...
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 Crib
    2 Twins
    2 Kings
    1 Sofa
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 5 nights
₹ 7,978
€ 100
₹ 47,865
€ 600
1 Oct 2017 -
31 May 2018
low season, no pool
5 nights
₹ 7,978
€ 100
₹ 47,865
€ 600
1 Jun 2018 -
30 Sep 2018
peak season
7 nights --
₹ 83,764
€ 1,050
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Indian Rupees and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning: ₹ 4,787 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
You will find only a few seaside villages along the coast between Lisbon and the Algarve and among those villages Zambujeira do Mar is one of the most attractive ones. Even though it is very small it has a variety of visitors and is not only family minded. The village itself is nothing special but there is a good choice of restaurants and bars. About an hour from the house you find the mountains of Monchique, very impressive. The Algarve offers shopping possibilities also an hour driving.
Getting around
You really need a car to get around. Public transport is scarce and the only village within walking distance only has two pubs. Cars can be rented both in Faro and Lisbon, not in the village where the train arrives (Santa Clara-Saboia). Busses to and from Lisbon and Faro have a stop in Sao Teotonio.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Faro Airport: 105.0 km
Railway: Santa Clara-Saboia: 20.0 km
Surrounding airports are Faro (1 h 15 min away), Lisbon (2 h 15 min) away and Sevilla (3,5 h away). It is possible to take a bus directly to Sao Teotonio from Lisbon, but there are only 3 busses a day. The same applies for the train between Lisbon and Faro, that stops in Santa Clara-Saboia. The train station is 25 minutes from the house.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 10.0 km.
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