From spectacular falls and slopes to green mountains covered with all varieties of trees, from glamorous Algarve to the desert landscape of the Alentejo, Portugal boasts an outstanding landscape diversity, which can rival that of the largest countries in Europe. Thus, those eager to enjoy a condensed view of best European landscapes, cultural heritage and way of life, should consider one of the picturesque towns in Portugal, offering their visitors a range of accommodations, from cozy cottages to villas rents.
Possibly one of the best value options for travelers interested in villas rents for their stay in Portugal, the town of Valenca has a variety of attractions and historic sites to appeal to every visitor. The town overlooks the river Minho, dividing the country from Spain and providing travelers with opportunity to view the Spanish side over the bridge. The old town features a permanent fair, while a variety of restaurants, cafes and shops can be found in the new town.
Nestled in a peaceful valley, the villa is 5 km from the town, allowing its guests to explore the Minho valley, the alluring beaches of the Minho coast and small riverside town of Caminha. Located in close proximity are the Restaurant Alto Minho and the outstanding Parc Nacional de Peneda-Geres. Each element inside the house contributes to its charm and distinctive character, preserved by its owners. You'll find yourself in the spacious living room, running along the front of the villa with a kitchen area on one end sleeping area in the middle of the room. A large fireplace creates romantic atmosphere in this home-like setting. The only thing missing is an Irish Setter to bring you your slippers and newspaper. Outside the house is a paved terrace, featuring a built-in barbeque and big swimming pool.
Another great choice for visitors looking for villas rents is the superb modern villa Marco De Canavezes, set in picturesque grounds overlooking a beautiful artificial lake. The villa's close proximity to the town with its plentiful shops, supermarkets, restaurants and cafes makes Marco De Canavezes one of the most popular tourist destinations. This beautifully furnished and well-decorated house is designed to benefit from the view of the lake, situated some 140 meters away.
Visitors are offered a large living room with two sofas and armchairs in front of the fireplace, and satellite TV to keep you busy when the weather is nasty. French windows open on the large veranda overlooking the lake. While the east end of the villa features a patio with excellent views of the lake, the west side has a swimming pool. Descend to the lake are beautiful terraces planted with oaks, pines and chestnuts.
While staying in Carvoeiro, take advantage of a spacious secluded villa, nestled in the heart of the widely reputed resort. Originally a fishing area, the beach of this captivating small town is a well-favored resort with a number of restaurants and bars. Within a short distance you'll find everything you may need during a vacation: supermarkets, cafes, produce market and daily fish. Villas rents in this area enjoy wide popularity due to their favorable location and plentiful attractions in and around the area.