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Superb villa for families with kids/tots, heated & fenced pool, gorgeous views

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 400 m²
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

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* This is an exclusively designed luxury Silver Coast property, enjoying spectacular views and set in a wonderful location, upon a ridge overlooking the Obidos Lagoon and the Atlantic beyond.

* This private villa rental in Foz do Arelho offers sheer luxury for your holiday rental to the Silver Coast. The extensive sun terraces, and gardens enjoy breathtaking views all around from every angle. The private heated swimming pool with cascading water, overlooks the breathtaking Obidos Lagoon and the Sea. - Children pool and pond's protections, playground.

* All fenced and very private property.

* This magnificent property is finished to the highest standard and offers the very best from a Portugal luxury villas.

* Villa do Lago is the calm and tranquil place, perfect to relax

Local area:: Welcome to the Silver Coast of Portugal, a largely unknown, stunning and unspoilt coastline.

* Discover vast sandy beaches, natural assets, water sports paradises, hospitable people, exquisite local cuisine & wine, fishing and farming villages in open countryside

* Dive deeply in an extraordinary concentration of history, fascinating towns, museums, festivities, festivals

* This is the real Portugal.Temperate climate with long summers... perfect to relax all year round

*Obidos, Alcobaça, Batalha, Mafra, Santarém, Sintra, the Templar city of Tomar, and LIsbon are places to emphasize deserving a visit.

* The nearby traditional fishermen old towns of Peniche & Nazaré with their beaches and fresh fish restaurants deserve a visit as well.

* The pilgrimage town of Fatima & the natural caves are at 1 hour. Obidos Lagoon (the villa location), is a fantastic asset of Portugal, but just a piece of the rich natural Silver Coast Heritage.

Top things to do in the Silver Coast:: * Hang out at the beach

* Play a round of golf or go karting

* Charter a variety of watersports at the Lagoon School

* Charter a fishing boat for the day

* Visit superb historic places and fantastic beaches

* Walk along vast beaches and cliffs overlooking the Atlantic.

* Delight fantastic local wines, seafood, Portuguese cooking and confectionery.

Top things to do on a budget: * Soak up the sun at the heated panoramic pool

* At the BBQ,grill and have dinner looking out to superb views

* Use the bikes and cruise around Lagoon and beach

* Use gyms, fitness circuit and sauna

* Play minigolf and enjoy the playground with your kids

Top things to do with a family:

* At the house, play table tennis, table football, other games

* The very best stay at the villa, enjoying it !!!

* Take horses for a riding

* Taste superb regional wines, cuisine and confectionery

* Visit the largest Oriental Garden, outside Asia

More Details

Carlos Capaz
Member since: 2008
Speaks english, french, portuguese
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2018

About Carlos Capaz

My main work is to make knitwear collections, for my family’s company. I also own a construction company that builds lovely Portuguese traditional houses, all located in rural villages at 30 mins from Lisbon.

My wife she loves cats, is fluent in several languages and works as a teacher in a High School. We are a couple in our fifties.

Carlos Capaz purchased this villa in 2005

Why Carlos Capaz chose Foz do Arelho

As Silver Coast is a fantastic region ( that we knew very well), we decided to build there our dream property. After discover the land, we found out the place so charming that we decided immediately to buy it and build there the villa of our dreams. We just wanted the best and we did not spare any efforts to achieve our aims. The result was a fantastic villa and an architectural master piece completely turned to the luxury relax, the sun and the views.

What makes this villa unique

Facilities provided by the en suite wheelchair friendly bathroom:

* wheel-in-shower, with hand rails

* fold-down shower seat

* height-adjustable washbasin

* toilet with handrails and small shower

* tap accessible from a seated position

* 90 cms wide doorway

* shower bath wheelchair

Facilities provided by the en suite wheelchair friendly bedroom:

*Electric bed with elevator (stored in the villa)

*Bed hoist (stored in the villa)

*Adjustable hanging clothes rail in wardrobe

*Room lights can be switched off from bed

* wheelchair available for free

* 90 cms doorway

* Bed height (floor to top of mattress) 54 cms


barbecue's dining table suitable for wheelchair users

children pool area (connected by inside with the main pool)

all enclosed property

convenient lay out: cars can park at one meter from the kitchen door (at the mid level) and at 3 meters from the entrance door (at the upper level).

Pool hoist

90 cms interior doorways in the ground floor

accessible ironing board

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have rented many villas in europe but found Casa do Lago certainly met all our holiday criteria......such views!!!

With 6 adults and 5 children to entertain there was never a dull moment with the villa's top notch facilities!

Both Carlos & Isobel were perfect hosts and nothing was too much trouble for them...

A great fortnight and a property I have already recommended to our friends
Jul 2010
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Foz do Arelho, Portugal

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 400 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Changeover day: Saturday, unless prior arrangement with owner
  • Minimum stay: 7 nights, weekly basis, unless prior arrangement with owner
  • Same sex groups not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , shower enclosure , jacuzzi , bidet , superb views
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet , natural light
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet , natural light
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet , some disable equipment
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , bath with shower , shower enclosure , bidet , superb views
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
  • Sensation to have a bath right in front of the breathtaking views, it's available in bathrooms 1 and 2. (although the big size windows, privacy is kept). All ensuite bathrooms are provided with natural light. Bathroom 5 has a hydro massage shower / steam bath cabin.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 cot , 1 sofa bed/futon , en-suite, balcony, closet, jacuzzi
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed , 1 child bed , en-suite, balcony
    Bedroom 3 - 3 single bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , en-suite, balcony
    Bedroom 4 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 cot , en-suite, terrace
    Bedroom 5 - 1 extra lg. double bed , en-suite, steam bath, terrace
  • Taking advantage of huge windows, all bedrooms are completely turned to the gorgeous views of the Obidos Lagoon, surrounding hills, Atlantic Ocean and Foz do Arelho picturesque beaches. Panoramic balconies or sun terraces with automatic shades, on every bedroom
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • video player
  • Balcony
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Tennis
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • wooden decking
  • 12 bicycles
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 12 beach chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna
  • Steam Shower
Onsite Services:
  • car optional
  • Housekeeper
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
* Breathtaking views from every angle to Obidos lagoon and the sea behind * All fenced and very private property * Infinity heated pool, with children's area * Transparent pool fence. * 6 holes minigolf course. * Games room area with table tennis, table football, darts & other games. * Fitness room area with 6 gym machines. * Large children's play area with 12 equipments * Garden gym, 12 bykes * Pets allowed under total responsibility of its owners. * BBQ with panoramic lunch terrace & pergola * Pond with multicoloured fishes * Safe box and alarm.


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Superb villa for families with kids/tots, heated & fenced pool, gorgeous views
average rating of 4.9375 based on 38 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Casa do Lago for a week in August 09. The villa was easily big enough for our family of 4 adults (2 parents & 2 grandparents) and 5 children, and if we'd kept the baby in our room could have accomodated the other set of grandparents too.

The villa was simply stunning and exceeded even our high expectations having viewed the website.

It has extraordinary views over the lagoon and out to the ocean. The infinity pool is fabulous and the gardens look great but better still include a childrens play area, hammocks, outdoor gym, and crazy golf. This was paradise for the kids (3yrs to 14 yrs) who also loved all the toys and games in the villa: bikes, table tennis, table football, frisbees, inflatables, body boards, bikes (helmets even provided), trikes etc... For the adults there with at least 9 sun loungers by the pool, a wine fridge, sun shades on windows that opened and shut with the sun and bikes and gym equipment for the more adventurous.

We used the outdoor bbq and the lady who looks after the house for the owners was able to arrange for people to cook for us one evening without a problem.

The villa was cleaned and linen changed mid week, and the pool regularly cleaned. All the bedrooms were big, en-suite, with floor to ceiling glass door/windows onto the patios or balconies.

Furnishings and equipment in the villa are all as we'd have at home, not the usual 'rental' standard. Touches such as all switches being labelled and a pc provided with broadband made the stay even easier.

The beach in Foz was busy, but a 25 min drive around to the other side of the lagoon and leads to acres of almost empty golden sand, with the added pleasure of looking across at your own villa.

Very happy to recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 26/08/2009
  • Date of Stay: August 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our aim is to have all clients very satisfied and we will never be happy with less than that. All comments are welcome and we feel very gratified when clients spend their time writing such nice words about our villa. Despite our guests positive opinions, we will not stop and very soon we will start a new improvement process in the villa with the installation of new facilities.
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Great villa

  • 5 of 5

The villa provided a great environment for the whole family. The pool and facilities for young children are excellent and the view is superb. We had many competitions on the crazy golf and table tennis!! Perfect for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday. We would have no hesitation in staying again.

  • Review Submitted: 08/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A wonderful week at this gorgeous villa

  • 5 of 5

The villa is extremely well equipped for the whole family and very child safety orientated. We were very impressed with the safety around the pool area and the fish pond. Our grandchildren had so much to do and cried when we left! Rooms are spacious and comfortable and the main lounge was a great place for the whole family to get together. Carlos the owner was very helpful and gave us good local information and was always happy to be contacted with any queries. We had a fabulous week at this beautiful place and would love a return visit sometime.

  • Review Submitted: 11/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Exceeded our expectations

  • 5 of 5

A lovely villa which exceeded our expectations, a very spacious well equipped villa. The villa is as described spacious inside and out, the pool is superb lovely and warm with fantastic views. The owner Carlos welcomed us and made sure we had everything we needed to enjoy our holiday. We all enjoyed our holiday and will certainly be back.

  • Review Submitted: 29/06/2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Outstanding lagoon/sea view just outside village. House is modernly furnished throughout. So disabled friendly. So much space inside and out. Extras galore with bikes, crazy golf course, solar heated swimming pool (even in Feb not too cold) etc etc.... Helpful host with local info and even posted back a piece of luggage that we left behind. Perfect for the 12 of us to get away from it all.

  • Review Submitted: 25/02/2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Superb modern villa with amazing views

  • 5 of 5

Walking group of 8 adults. Oct 2015.

The group have hired many villas over the past 20 years and this is probably the best of them all. The villa has panoramic views and a 15m swimming pool heated to at least 29C. The facilities were complete as described, with ample hot water available at all times, a kitchen which was well equipped for group catering and a BBQ outside which worked well. The owner quickly sorted an internet reception problem and other minor issues which occurred during our stay. There are a number of shady areas in the garden but we would suggest that more shade could be provided near the pool.

Finally may we thank Carlos for his attention and consideration during our stay.

Jack and Mary and all the group

  • Review Submitted: 12/10/2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Foz do Arelho
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Praia d'el Rey
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Caldas da Rainha
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
A8 motorway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Foz do Arelho
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Foz do Arelho
Car: recommended

Driving distances to:

Foz do Arelho village and beach resort is at 1 km, with a number of superb food restaurants, bars, mini markets, bank, pharmacy, post office, etc.

At 15 mins is the medieval white walled township of Obidos, elected the best wonder of Portugal.

The important spa town of Caldas da Rainha, with a number of excellent restaurants, bars, vast varied shopping, museums and all modern facilities, is 10 mins away.

Sailing club and aquatic sports are at 1 km.

At 5 mins is a vast surfers beach paradise, but with a large calm waters area, thus, suitable for children.

30 mins away is the number one golf course at Praia del Rey. Golden Eagle and other excellent golf courses are within the same distance.

At 25 mins is the fantastic and largest Oriental Garden in Europe.

A number of superb beaches within some minutes

Lisbon is at 1 hour and deserves one day visit.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Foz do Arelho, Portugal

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
30 Jun 2018 - 7 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
low season
1 Sep 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
6 Oct 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Christmas / New Year
15 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
Surfing / Golf
4 Jan 2019 - 22 Mar 2019
7 night minimum stay
23 Mar 2019 - 24 May 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Early summer
25 May 2019 - 28 Jun 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
29 Jun 2019 - 6 Sep 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late summer
7 Sep 2019 - 4 Oct 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
5 Oct 2019 - 20 Dec 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Xmas / New Year
21 Dec 2019 - 3 Jan 2020
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee AU$156.57
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$939.43

Stayings for one week or more: Welcome pack on arrival
Beach towels provided.
Pool heating: €250,00 per week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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