São Martinho do Porto

Sao Martinho do Porto holiday accommodation bedroom apartments


The village of S. Martinho do Porto, Parish seat of the Municipality of Alcobaça is the most famous and important bathing area in the county. Its beautiful bay, unique in the country and in Europe with a perfect shell, offers you a unique use for bathing and water sports.

The bay, located arround 19 Km from Alcobaça and about 100km from Lisbon, is the last vestige of the old gulf that stretched to Alfeizerao until the sixteenth century.

with 3 Km of beach, this bay with calm waters, has a intlet to the sea with 250 meters opening between the hills of Santana south and north of the lighthouse.

The village of S. Martinho do Porto develops in the amphitheater from the Chapel of Sto. António to the pier and the beach, following the avenue to the dunes of Salir do Porto.

Due to its characteristics, the bay of São Martinho do Porto was one of the main ports of the country by the end of the last century, been gradually losing its importance with the advent of steamships. Nowadays it's an important marina and collection center seaweed underwater.

The whole area is still possible to observe bird species such as swifts real unusual blackbird blue, kestrel, redstart, several species of gulls, crow, etc.

Take a walk...

Sao Martinho do Porto holiday accommodation bedroom apartments
• In addition to the entire coastline with a transcendent beauty where the walks are the most beautiful loving tours.
• Be able to walk on the waterfront with about 3 km where you can enjoy one of the most beautiful setting of the sun.
• Caldas da Rainha (Thermal Hospital, N. Sra. Pópulo Church, D. Carlos Garden)
• Óbidos (Castle and ramparts, roman ruins of Eburobritium)
• Peniche (Fortress, Porto da Ribeira, Cabo Carvoeiro, Baleal Island)
• Berlengas island (nature reserve)
• Bombarral (Bacalhôa Buddha Eden - Peace Garden)
• Alcobaça (Monastery of Santa Maria)
• Nazaré (beach, ethnography, shrine of N. Sra. Da Nazaré)
• Batalha (Monastery Sta. Maria Victoria, Military Camp of S. Jorge)
• Fátima (Sanctuary)
• Marinha Grande (Route Glass)
• Tomar (Castle, Church of the Templars)
• Santarém (Gothic town)

Nature

Sao Martinho do Porto holiday accommodation bedroom apartments

- Óbidos Lagoon
- Serra de Aire and Candeeiros Natural Park
- Montejunto Mountains
- Leiria Pine Tree Forest

Shopping

Sao Martinho do Porto holiday accommodation bedroom apartments

- São Martinho do Porto: Clothing, decoration, souvenirs, perfumery
- Caldas da Rainha: Shopping center, supermarkets and traditional trade
- Crafts: Nazaré and Óbidos

Fairs and Markets

Sao Martinho do Porto holiday accommodation bedroom apartments

Daily: (except Monday): Market in São Martinho do Porto
Weekly: Monday - Caldas da Rainha, Friday - Nazaré, Saturday - Marinha Grande
Monthly: 2nd Tuesday of the month in Alfeizerão, Antique Market on the 3rd Saturday and next Sunday in S. Martinho do Porto in the months of May to September and December

Contact us!


Address:
Rua José Ribeiro de Sousa, Nº 49 Falacha 2460-091 S. Martinho do Porto

Phone: + 351 262 989 257 Fax: +351 262 186 204 Mobile Phone: + 351 96 299 01 88

Email: casa_godinho@hotmail.com | GPS Coordenates: 39°30'50.72"N | 9° 8'12.60"W