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Luxury villa Aldeia do Meco, Lisbon, Portugal


Our luxury 3 bedroom Villa is located close to the small Portuguese village of Aldeia do Meco in the Costa Azul and set within a private video entry gated development of 4 properties. Lugar do Sol faces the Atlantic Ocean with far reaching views across the sea to Cascais and Sintra.

Designed by an award winning architect, the property is set around a private central courtyard to take in the views across the bay and the fantastic sunsets. There is also a large BBQ area ideal for outside entertaining.

Its South Californian inside-outside living style provides a relaxed open feeling, whilst its two wings offer privacy. The master suite occupies the upper floor and comprises of master bedroom, luxury ensuite shower room and a large sun terrace. The ground floor sleeping wing also has a large master bedroom with doors opening directly onto the courtyard and shares a luxury family bathroom with a smaller bedroom (with bunkbeds large enough to accommodate adults). The main living area is located on the opposite side of the courtyard and offers a large living space, decorated with top quality furnishings. You will also find on the ground floor a fully equipped kitchen and for everyone’s convenience another WC.

Our villa offers a taste of rural life and beaches with all the luxury comforts.
Aldeia do Meco is only a short drive from central Lisbon or Sesimbra town centre. Situated to the south of Lisbon, it is close to the Serra da Arrabida Natural Park. The beach at Praia do Meco is considered to be the Pearl of the Costa Azul with its wide sandy beaches and clear surf. Aldeia do Meco and its neighboring villages offer a good selection of cafes, restaurants and bars attracting a very mixed and trendy crowd. The area is also very popular with TV and film producers. On the beach itself is a bar and restaurant, which in the summer season offers private sun loungers with a full waiter service. The local villages also offer a good selection of shops selling local produce and groceries.

Sesimbra is an ancient fishing Port and is known as having the freshest fish in Portugal. It is a lively town by night with the streets lined with amazing restaurants. You will be spoilt for choice and during a two week visit you would easily eat at a different restaurant for every meal. There is a good selection of bars and disco’s along the promenade, but Sesimbra remains very family orientated. By day, there is plenty to explore including the 13th century Castle, which offers both history and some amazing views over the town below.

Close to Sesimbra is Cabo do Espichel, with its deserted Monastery here it feels like the end of the world as the windswept cliffs plunge into the deep blue Atlantic Ocean several hundred feet below.

Azeitao can be found not far from Sesimbra and has a number of grand houses once owned by Portuguese noble men, Azeitao is also the centre of the wine route. The roads are lined with vineyards and adega’s where you can sample fine quality wines and cheeses.

The Costa Azul offers a wide choice of beaches many of which have blue flags and each having its own unique features.

Lagoa da Albuferia with its large lagoon is ideal for windsurfing and the dunes and pools offer ideal places to splash around with younger children.

Praia das Bicas is a quiet beach with good surf, very clean waters and backed by dramatic cliffs. Walk north along this beach and you will find a natural spring where the mineral rich mud can be used to cleanse and replenish the skin. This beach is also popular with naturists, but most of all its has a very laid back atmosphere.

Praia do Meco (Moinho de Baixo), is a popular beach and offers good facilities.

Make the short trip into Sesimbra, and you will find another two beaches with very calm waters ideal for less experienced swimmers. Travel a little further along the coast towards Setubal and you will arrive at the fantastic Portinho da Arrabida, set in the Arrabida Natural Park it has a very Adriatic feeling with warm, calm waters and islands.
On the opposite side of the Sado estuary via a short ferry ride is the Troia peninsula with many miles of un-spoilt beaches lining its coast. Further south deep in Alentejo, another must see is Porto Covo with its stunning cliffs, surf and small bays.


3 bedroom 2 bathroom villa in small gated development near the trendy villages of Aldeia do Meco and Sesimbra. Close to local beaches, restaurants and bars. Set in a rural location with sea views.


Property type: Villa

Room details


3 bedrooms, sleeps 6

Bedroom 1: 1 Double bed, En Suite
Bedroom 2: 1 Double bed
Bedroom 3: 1 Single bed

Additional beds:
1 cot
Room for 6 in the dining area
Room for 6 in the living area
2 bathrooms, 1 Separate WC

Indoor facilities

Entertainment and IT:
CD player
DVD/Blu-ray player
TV Languages in Local
Heating and air con:
Central heating
Open fire
Hair dryer
Iron / board
Pots / pans
Towels / linen
Washing machine

Outdoor facilities

Balcony or terrace
Outside lighting
Private garden
Sea view
Extra information (•Twin ground floor bedroom comprises of adult sized bunkbeds
•All bed linen of high thread count 100% Cotton
•Living room with large LCD TV, DVD player and hi-fi system with USB connection (compatible with IPOD/MP3 players)
•Courtyard features outside shower, built-in BBQ, outdoor lighting and outside dining furniture)


Suitable for
Restricted mobility (This property is mainly on one level, however, there are two steps from the front door to the entrance hall.)

Sports and activities

Boat Hire
Horse Riding
Mountain Biking
Scuba Diving
Sports Center
Water Skiing
Wind Surfing

Sights and attractions

Historic Site
Theme Park

Prices and availability

Last updated 22.04.2008

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Compulsory extras
Description Arrival dates Booking length or occupancy Price
Booking supplement for more than 4 persons All year Occupancy: more than 4 people £72.80 per additional person

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Optional extras
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Additional/Extra cleaning service All year hour

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Gas central heating to all rooms <br>(property has open fireplace - FREE first supply of wood) 1st January to 31st January N/A £109.21 per week

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Gas central heating to all rooms <br>(property has open fireplace - FREE first supply of wood) 1st February to 28th February N/A £109.21 per week

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Gas central heating to all rooms <br>(property has open fireplace - FREE first supply of wood) 1st March to 31st March N/A £109.21 per week

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Gas central heating to all rooms <br>(property has open fireplace - FREE first supply of wood) 1st April to 30th April N/A £109.21 per week

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Gas central heating to all rooms <br>(property has open fireplace - FREE first supply of wood) 1st May to 31st May N/A £109.21 per week

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Gas central heating to all rooms <br>(property has open fireplace - FREE first supply of wood) 1st October to 31st October N/A £109.21 per week

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Gas central heating to all rooms <br>(property has open fireplace - FREE first supply of wood) 1st November to 30th November N/A £109.21 per week

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Gas central heating to all rooms <br>(property has open fireplace - FREE first supply of wood) 1st December to 31st December N/A £109.21 per week

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Unlimited Wireless Internet Access All year N/A £12.74 per booking

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Rental of 2 Bicycles All year N/A £18.20 per booking

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This is the general location (within 1km of the property)

  • Nearest beach: 15km
  • Lisbon: 30km
  • Sesimbra: 10km
  • Meco Beach (Praia do Moinho de Baixo): 5km
  • Bicas Beach (Praia das Bicas): 10km


5 out of 5 people recommend staying here

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Stayed Saturday 30 October 2010
- Villa is really countryside, but Aldeia do Meco (less than 10 minutes by car) offers several restaurants as well as nice beaches. - Excellent information-package provided by the owner.
excellent property - as descaribed on the website .The owner was very helpful indeed and supplied an excellent welome pack of information .The location was excellent if you enjoy discovering the real Portugal away from tourists which we did .Th property was extremely comfortable and well equipped .
Gorgeous villa. Everything you could possibly wish for close to a fantastic beach. Car needed though.
Great property, exactly as described in the website.
Sehr geschmackvolles, schönes, sauberes Haus, nicht weit von einem der schönsten Strände(Praia do Meco). In Aldeia do Meco gibst ein paar geniale Restaurants und vor Ort in Alfarim findert man es etliche kleine Supermärkte, Metzger und ein gutes Fischgeschäft zur täglichen Bedarfsdeckung. Lissabon ist nur 45 Minuten entfernt.
We loved the property, it was very clean, modern en was situated in a perfect location. Owners where very nice and helpful. We loved the portugese culture and especially Lisboa, which was a half hour drive from the villa.
Testimonial date 21/07/2008 from Mr. RUBÉN A.Did the description in the advert conform to the reality? Accommodation: 5/5 Amenities: 5/5 Surroundings: 5/5 Overall: 5/5 Remarks: "Bonita casa, amplia y cómoda. En una zona de un entorno muy bonito, totalmente aconsejable."Would you recommend this self catering rental to a friend ? Yes


About the owner
Owner score 414
Calendar updated: 6 years ago
Last logged in: 2 years ago
Located in: Portugal
Joined: December 2007