House located in downtown Santa Cruz, near the beach, close to cafes, restaurants, supermarkets, pharmacy and shopping streets. The beach is a 5 minute walk away.
During your stay you can surf, ride a bike or take small footpaths by the cliffs enjoying the scenery. If your passion for geology can read the history of the area through daobservação and interpretation of the information contained in the strata that constitute the cliffs.
In their walking routes you can enjoy an entire dune flora characteristic of the region, watch the seagulls flying and during low tide, you can pause near a rock and watch an entire marine biodiversity characteristic of this type of beaches.
During the winter, wear a coat, go to along the beach and marvel at the fury of the sea.
The house is situated in a quiet street in the heart of Santa Cruz. The house consists of two floors on the first floor there are 2 spacious and comfortable rooms, with one of them a balcony. In the first floor is the bathroom completely remodeled, as you can check the photos.
On the ground floor, plus a large living room, kitchen and there is a link with 2 outdoor spaces. In the room there are two sofas (one of which may serve as a sofa bed) where you can descançar or even fall asleep while watching a movie on television, leafs of the books at their disposal or listening to your favorite music. In the space of the room is a mobile which in addition to the TV you can find books, games to share with friends or family and information about the region. There is also a dining table where you can meet family or friends in a fun and warm meal prepared for you.
One of the outdoor spaces is located in the front of the house and there may also to dine or drink an aperitif before dinner feeling the heat of late afternoon resting in the comfortable chairs that are at your disposal. In the backyard there is a barbecue where you can devote to the gastronomic activities, grilling fresh fish from our coast or preparing a true gastronomic delicacy. If you like gardening can still take care of the small bed of plants that exist there. Be sure to use these spaces for as long as remain in the house, to read the newspaper, nap between the pages of a book, or listening to the ocean long while tasting some of the specialties and wines.
The comfort of the guests was a concern in the preparation of the space as it also deals with a family home. Each guest will have at their disposal a set of towels, shampoo and shower gel. It is available another set of towels for each guest and hair dryer. The rooms will be sheets so that if needed, can remake the bed; in the kitchen there are the necessary utensils for confecionar power your meals, such as electric kettle, microwave, coffee maker, stove, pots, pans, cutlery and everything you need for cooking. In the kitchen there is also a dishwasher to help with household chores. In the room, besides the TV with over 35 channels, you'll find stereo system with radio and CD's for your moments of leisure. You can also perguiçar the sofa doing nothing and "listening" just mermurar of the sea.
For the use of outdoor spaces you can use a set of pillows, chairs and parasols which are stored in an easily accessible place.
Has at its disposal a sun hat can take to the beach to protect from UV rays and a chair. There is also umbrellas for unexpected situations.
The street and the area where is located the house has parking that you can use. If you scroll from Lisbon, there are direct buses to Torres Vedras and or Santa Cruz. Journey time is approximately 45 minutes.
In the region you can visit other beaches or nearby locations like Peniche, Obidos or Lourinhã.
As a host quria warn that pets are not allowed or activities that disturb the neighbors from the 23 hours.
The house was built in the seventies so its traces and its interior spaces reflect the trend of the time, however, the bathroom and partly the kitchen have been modernized to meet the current need.
The house and clean before the arrival of guests, the beds made and given relevant information for your stay. Following the departure of guests, the house is clean again.
Near the villa is the tourist office, an old watermill from the sea. The space has been restored and transformed into a small museum that can be visited. About a 20 minute drive away is the Museum of Lourinhão, where some dinosaur fossils found in the region, and a small museum space where you can see depicted the way of life of the inhabitants of the region. In Penhiche can take a trip to the islands Berlengas, enjoy the crystal clear water to swim or there existing marine biodiversity for diving. You can also admire the pink color of granite that form the islands.
In Penhiche in the lighthouse area may notice a Lapiás field, characteristic of karst landscape.
In the region of Torres Vedras you can visit some emblematic churches, stroll in the streets, enjoying the architecture of the houses and taste the bean pastries famous.
Santa Cruz beaches have an extensive golden sands where you can leave your footprints over an invigorating walk and if you are tired, you can stop to rest one of the many cafes or bars that are along the coast.
If your passion by sunset choose one of these bars to contemplate watching the sun kissing the sea while removing waves they overflow on the beach.
The various viewpoints which can find in any extension of the beaches, you can take a night tour to observe the constellations that can be observed on a clear night.
During the summer, more precisely, during the months of July and August, the House of Torres Vedras, streamlines enough activities to promote the region, such as the rural market, night walks, among others.
The Surf and bodyboar are election activities to make these beaches can for that appeal to the different schools in the region to carry out the sport.
There També in Santa Cruz an airport where you can request your flight baptism.
Ue think the other surprises and new discoveries should be on its own, exploring the area and getting in my house ...............
The region is quite frequenada during the bathing season because of the quality of its excellent beaches. However, winter is great for felt force of the sea its characteristic cold and by the winter sun are always reasons to come back to Santa Cruz.
During spring, the walks through the areas of the cliff and its raised dunes is the height indicated to observe the explosion of life in the flowering of their flowers. You can also make a walk along the bed of the Lizandro river where the green vegetation blends with the white limestone of the mountain and overlooking the calm of the creek that flows slowly to the sea.
In autumn you can feel the warmth of a late summer and enjoy all the region in its wildest form, without the "beach huts" without parasols. Sá the sea, the sand, you and the sun.
The local court can buy fresh fish from our coast or agricultural products from the region as peach, pear rock, among other fruits and vegetables. Do not forget to eat the bean pastries famous ........ and already now look for the cafe where you can eat the best berlin balls we've ever tasted .......
The West region is also known for its wine, it is a wine lover can discover many of which are produced in this region, an excellent wine shop that exists in Santa Cruz or in summer, the Saturday markets, carried out along the main artery of Santa Cruz (perpendicular to the street where is "our home").
It's always hard to describe a place we love, by their nature, its smells, its seasons, by the color of its sea, the spectacle of its sunsets, its constellations, its berlin balls without being biased in our appreciation.
I do not mean "selling Santa Cruz" just share my relationship with her and promote the choice of my house as a great place where you can spend a vacation. Modesty aside, my home was ready for me with all the warmth, comfort and convenience that I like and that's the convenience and comfort I want to share with you affectionately respecting this way your option of choice.
In this space already muto wrote, I tried to be objective, without my relationship with the region take me to be biased, which at times was difficult; much was, for sure, to describe or convey, it is up to you to improve and enrich this presentation. Come and meet Santa Cruz, feel their smell, see its colors, listen to their sounds and taste their sweets, its fruits and its wines.
In conclusion there are 6 things you need to do in Santa Cruz:
1 - stroll along the beach at low tide feeling the wet sand and observing life;
2 - walk the trails that exist in falásias investigating your senses;
3 - stop at a strategic point of your choice, for the end of the day, watch the sun Bijar the sea;
4 - eat a berlin ball in the central coffee (already revealed the site hehe);
5 - stay at my house.
I did not speak of the wind ...... love feel it for a great day of winter.
Do not expect much to discover this gem in the Western region, set off to adventure and show up. In my house is always well received is one of my principles as a host .................