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Casa Sul Mar - Holidays in heaven just a foot step away from Lisbon

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Water front property, wide deck, 4 bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen, pool

Spectacular water front property with unparalleled ocean view. With a private access to the small beach, praia de Alportuche, probably the best snorkeling spot in Portugal and surrounded by a luxuriant Mediterranean vegetation, Casa Sul Mar has an unmatched location in all the Lisbon/Setubal. A wide front deck overlooking the ocean, 4 bedrooms (one double, 2 with 2 beds and one with a bunk bed sleeping 2 children), a large living room with fire place, 2 bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen, make Casa Sul Mar the place of choice for the best holidays of a life time.

Property Manager
Pedro Vieira
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

Why Pedro Vieira chose Portugal

Casa Sul Mar was built for my grand mother in 1950 by the famous portuguese designer Eduardo Anahory. The house has always been used as a family holiday and week end hide out, being rented at times when we spent holidays elsewhere. My grand mother passed away in 2010, and I inherited the house from my mother and started a complete renovation maintaining the full original traits of the house but giving it all the confort and amnities of a modern house. Today you can be at Casa Sul Mar as confortable during the hot Arrábida summer as well as during the winter time. The house coupled with the mystic environment of Serra da Arrábida with its unique ocean view and luxuriant vegetation, make this spot my favorite place in the world.


Portinho da Arrábida House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Guests expected to leave the house upon check out in tidy and clean condition. Any doubts please ask during check in.
  • Refund 100% of 25% downpayment if cancelled within 15 days of reservation. No refund done on remaining 70% of payment done 2 weeks before check in.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 loft and a single bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 child bed , one children bunk bed - sleeps 2
  • One double bed room, one room with two single beds, one room with loft and a single bed, one room with child bunk 1,70 cm long
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Parties and events not allowed in the property


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(43 traveler reviews)

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Casa Sul Mar - Holidays in heaven just a foot step away from Lisbon
average rating of 4.9069767 based on 43 reviews

Gigantische Aussicht in äußerst beliebter Region

  • 5 of 5

Der Kontakt mit dem Vermieter war im Vorfeld ganz hervorragend. Wir haben uns bestens "betreut" gefühlt (Kontakt, Tipps, Schnorchelausrüstung...).

Das Haus ist sehr geschmackvoll eingerichtet, wobei das Wohn-Esszimmer der zentrale Raum mit großer Fensterfront zur herrlichen Terrasse ist. Man hat einen tollen Ausblick auf Schiffe (Setubalhafen) und manchmal sogar Delfine. Das ist auf jeden Fall ein Highlight! Die Küche ist bestens ausgestattet, wir haben nichts vermisst. Es gibt zwei WC (eines von außen zugänglich) und ein kleines, schönes Bad (war für uns Zwei ganz wunderbar ausreichend). Die Schlafräume sind recht klein, die Matratzen waren uns zu hart und zu dünn (ist aber Geschmackssache!). Nachts ist es (bis auf ein paar Hunde) angenehm ruhig.

Der Pool ist klasse (klein aber fein) und wir haben ihn wirklich gerne genutzt! Der kleine Strand unterhalb des Hauses bietet allerbeste Schnorchelmöglichkeiten, man kann im glasklarem Wasser sehr schön schwimmen oder auf dem Surfboard paddeln. Allerdings ist der Strand auch sehr gut besucht, wie viele Strände an der Serra Arrabida. Die Strände am offenen Atlantik (bei Meca) sind weiter, aber auch windig und haben ganz ordentliche Wellen (überwacht).

Viele interessante Ausflugsziele (Evora, Marvao, Alcacer, Troia (im südlichen Bereich), Lissabon, Setubal, Sessimbra...) sind in max 2 Std bestens zu erreichen.

Ein wunderbares Haus in bester, sehr beliebter Lage mit guten Ausflugsmöglichkeiten und äußerst netten Vermietern.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear S and W, It was a pleasure hosting you in our house thank you for your very kind review. We certainly hope we can have the pleasure of hosting you again in the near future. Obrigado Pedro&Raquel Vieira
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Beautiful stay in Casa Sul Mar

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in Casa Sul Mar. All things was very well and the host, Pedro and his family, was very nice. It was a complete amazing holiday for us.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear S. Thank you very much for your review. It was for us a pleasure in hosting you and your wonderful family and we hope we can host you all again in the future. Obrigado Pedro&Raquel
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Wonderful holiday in an exceptionally beautiful part of the Portuguese coast

  • 4 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay at Casa Sul Mar. The Arrabida is a beautiful coast and the view from the terrace is absolutely stunning. We were with 4 adults (mother, daughter + partner and son) and the house was perfectly suitable for that. However, I can imagine that with more guests, it might get a little cramped. The bedrooms are fairly small and there is only one bathroom - which I believe would never be enough for 8 people (queuing for the shower on holiday). My advice to Pedro would be to add an extra (outdoor) shower.

We had some small troubles in the two weeks that we were there (a slow wifi, no hot water) but Pedro was there to solve things right away.

The kitchen is well-equipped and the spacious lay-out of the living room, opening up to the terrace, make it a very comfortable and nice place to stay. Furthermore the interior design and its details are very well chosen, making it a homely and warm. Overall a very nice place to spend some time on the Portugese coast and to make you instantly feel at home.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. Please allow me to answer to your concerns. We are always careful to say the house is suitable for 6 adults and 2 children as one of the bedrooms only has a children bunk bed and as you were only 4 adults we did not pose this issue. Unfortunatly you only told us about the hot water on the day you left and that was an easy thing to fix as it was fixed in 5 minutes after you told us about it. As to the internet it has peaks but this is an issue with the whole area due to the mountain right behind the house and unfortunatly there is other internet service provider to the area. IT was a pleasure hosting you and your family and we are glad that despite the minor issues you have found we will be able to host you again next year. Obrigado and see you next July.
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Little heaven on earth!

  • 5 of 5

An amazing experience from the start! Pedro and his wife Raquel made us feel at home from the moment we got to Casa Sul Mar! They greeted us with a beautiful bottle of wine, and handmade local cheese. Provided us with information on the area, restaurants, beaches, local wineries, cheese shops ... the list goes on.

We are truly grateful to them for allowing us to see this Little heaven of theirs:)

The house is fabulous, much nicer in real life.

Thank you so much for everything! May we meet again very soon!!!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear A and O, thank you very much for your kind review, it was our pleasure hosting you in our house and we are very happy that you truly liked your stay. We hope to be able to welcome you sometime in the near future or to meet you in Canada. Obrigado. Pedro&Raquel
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Clean and well equipped house in a great location.

  • 4 of 5

My wife, two children, and myself stayed at this location for a week. The house was very accommodating for a family. The location is nice with a great view out over the ocean. The owner was helpful and provided answers to any questions we had. The evenings were cool, but the fireplace in house provides adequate heat. Firewood was provided by the owner at no extra cost. Overall, we had a very nice stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear D. Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure hosting you and your family. We hope to welcome you again in the future. Obrigado!
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  • 5 of 5


Very stylish. There is everything you need. I like to cook, and the kitchen is large and very well equipped. Terrace allows meals overlooking the ocean.

The house is located in a place that guarantees peace and quiet privacy. Each evening spent on the terrace looking at the ocean and sipping delicious local wines.


There must be a car for the entire stay (eg to get to the store). On foot you can walk to the beach close to home. This is one of the most beautiful beaches I've ever seen.

You can also go to large beaches with fine sand. There is a restaurant, shops with drinks and ice cream. It takes about 15 minutes and is not a problem even for a 5 year old.

The proximity of Lisbon allows you to see all of its attractions. I would recommend trips to the great beaches of the open ocean.

Super wakacje, bardzo dziękujemy i pozdrawiamy Panią Raquel i Pana Pedro :-)

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear R. Thank you very much for your kind review. We enjoyed thoroughly hosting you and your family in our house. You were our first Polish guest and certainly hope the first of many to come. We certainly hope to be able to welcome you again very soon. Obrigado Pedro&Raquel
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Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Lisbon- Portela
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Portinho da Arrábida
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Portinho da Arrábida
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Alportuche/portinho da Arrábida
Car: necessary

Only 45 Km South of Lisbon, in the heart of Parque Natural da Arrábida and located above the small beach of Alportuche, Casa Sul Mar is the place of election to spend your holidays all year round in Costa Azul. Built in 1950 under a design of the Portuguese famous designer Eduardo Anahory for the grandmother of the current owner and totally renovated in 2012, Casa Sul Mar has a private access to Alportuche beach known for its unique snorkelling conditions. Praia do Portinho da Arrábida one of the 7 natural wonders of Portugal is only a 15 minute walk away, as inumerous walking circuits and mountain bike tracks. Setúbal and Azeitão are are only 15 Km away allowing to alternate unforgettable beach days with visits to many of the local attractions, such as wineries, markets, churches, castles etc. Should you wish to wonder a little further, Évora a World Heritage medieval town, is just one hour away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $47.82
Damage Deposit $239.12

Cancellation fee. 25% deposit is rehinbursed fully up to 15 days after payment. Remaining 75% once paid is not rehinbursed.

1 – Pets not allowed
2- Non smoking house. Smoking is only permitted outside
3- Due to risk of forest fires Bar-B-Q’s inside or outside the house are not permitted
4- House occupancy is only for the number of contracted guests
5 – Organization of parties in the property is not permitted.
6- owner declines responsability for any accidents occured when using the swiming pool

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund