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Cottages at Casa Santa Rita

Each cottage sleeps up to 3 persons
1 Bedroom
1 Bathroom

Cottages at Casa Santa Rita in Afife - near Viana do Castelo - Minho - Portugal

Casa Santa Rita Cottages are self catering accommodation overlooking the ocean in Northern Portugal

Casa Santa Rita is a conversion of a farmhouse producing “Vinho Verde”, the famous regional wine. The house is located in the outskirts of Afife, a small seaside village north of the historic sailing port of Viana do Castelo, in the Minho Region.
Bedroom at Casa Santa Rita Cottages - Self catering accommodation overlooking the ocean
The village has restaurants, cafes, grocery stores and a chemist.

The property is on the coastal plain between the mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.  There are wonderful views of the countryside and the sea.

The 2 one bedroom cottages, called Nicolina and Nikita, are next to each other and can be taken together. They are quite separate from the main house which is situated across the lawn.

Both cottages have a kitchenette with a fridge/freezer, 2 electric rings, microwave, toaster and coffee machine.
Cottage at Casa Santa Rita in Afife - living room and kitchen
The lounge has a dining area for three persons and a sofa bed suitable for one child (or for short stays, a 3rd adult).

There is a twin bedroom and a shower room. Both cottages have central heating, a ceiling fan and window netting to keep any insects out.

Cottage Nicolina has a radio and Satellite television. Cottage Nikita has terrestrial television with Portuguese and Spanish channels.

Each cottage has a small covered terrace with a garden table and sunshade. There is a common barbecue available.

Opposite the cottages there is a garden with fruit and flower trees and the swimming pool.

The dimensions of the pool are 10 metres by 5 metres with a depth varying from 1.20 to 1.80 metres.
Swimming pool at Casa Santa Rita Cottages
The property has a garage with capacity for two cars but the narrow old passage to the property is only suitable for small cars. Larger cars can park 50 metres away.

Afife has a long sandy beach which is popular with surfers. Behind the beach there is farmland and the coastal road.

The cottages are approximatley 1 kilometre from the village in a secluded area sheltered from the strong north wind that blows in the afternoons.

The owner is willing to meet guests at Porto (Oporto) or Vigo airports and to organise a tour of the area.

Guests staying more than one week may use the owner's washing machine on request.

Guests are asked not to smoke in the cottages.

There are a number of excellent golf courses in the area, please click here for details.


Santa Rita Cottages
1 January to 30 June 2011
1 September to 19 December 2011
1 July to 31 August 2011
20 December 2011 to 10 January 2012
per week
per week
2 persons
€ 400
€ 500
The owner requires a breakage deposit of € 200 upon arrival which is returned on departure if not needed
Discounts for guests staying 15 nights or longer or for clients renting both bungalows
Three adults in one bungalow only possible for short stays (3 nights)
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