A Light-Filled Penthouse Apartment by the Sea

Outpost - Piso Alto, Colares, Portugal
Outpost - Piso Alto, Colares, Portugal |
  • Villa
  • 2 BR
  • Sleeps 4
  • from € 195 nt
All-Around Sea Views

Colares, on the Atlantic coast of Portugal, is known for its ability to grow ramisco and malvasia grapes for wine – they’re rooted deep into the sandy soil, protected from the salty winds. At the foot of the Sintra Mountains, it’s an under-an-hour scenic drive to Lisbon, UNESCO Heritage Sintra or Cascais.

Within Colares is the whitewashed village of Azenhas do Mar, and just outside it is Casa das Arribas, perched on the cliffs and overlooking the craggy coast from Cabo de Roca to Ericeira. This villa in Portugal was built in the 1940s as a family estate by renowned architect Raul Lino, who has designed many historic buildings throughout the country, like the Moorish-style Casa de Santa Maria in Cascais or the neoclassical Tivoli Theatre in Lisbon.

The owners of Casa das Arribas carefully renovated the building and converted it into apartments. The original wooden stairs lead to the entrance of this apartment, Piso Alto, which takes up the whole upper floor, creating an extra sense of privacy. It boasts sea views on three sides and is flooded with light. Rustic-modern wooden furniture was handmade for the apartment by local artist Glen Samuel Friedman.

The views to the south reach as far as the cliffs of Cabo da Roca, the westernmost spot in mainland Europe. From the north-facing bedroom, you can see all the way to the surf town of Ericeira and the Berlengas islands. Meanwhile, the western bedroom looks straight out across the sea.

The apartment shares amenities with the rest of the property, and includes access to the 9,000 sqm garden, pool and tennis court. The wellness menu extends to a Finnish sauna, and a hot and cold plunge pool. 

It’s all to say that Casa das Arribas is the beach house of Portuguese summer dreams.

Description

At 78sqm, Piso Alto is a great apartment for up to four guests, with two bedrooms and ample living space.

Order the morning breakfast basket with a variety of fresh local products and enjoy them on your private terrace just outside the front door, followed by a dip in the pool, just a few steps away. 

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

The outdoor gym has high bars and a squad rack. Available equipment includes longbars with weights, barbells, tractor tires, kettlebells, TRX suspension straps,yoga mats, skateboards, or balancing boards.

Artisan personal care products are provided, based on various cold-pressed nut oils and produced by local cosmetics artisans of Oliofora.

The property also has an “Honesty-style” on-site self-checkout store, with a selection of local goods, and a vegetable garden that grows courgette, tomatoes, herbs, lettuce, and green beans cabbage and paprika (depending on the season). Pick-up is available.

Free high-speed WiFi, and parking. Shared washer and dryer on property.

AROUND

The Casa is located just outside the iconic village of Azenhas do Mar, 40km from Lisbon. Several beaches are within reach, including the little-known “home beach”, a five-minute walk from the west gate of the property. 

One of the unique benefits of this villa in Portugal is its proximity to Lisbon, Sintra, Cascais, Ericeria; all between 20 and 45 minutes by car. This gives you a chance to explore the jewels of each, while returning each day to privacy, space and nature. 

Rustic and straightforward local cuisine includes traditional Portuguese ‘tascas’ and seafood restaurants, or you can go more haute with the Michelin-starred destination restaurants in Sintra, Cascais and Lisbon. “Our all-time favorite for the fresh fish is right on the water’s edge by the natural pool in the bay of Azenhas do Mar,” say the owners.

Surfing and water sports are available within a 45-minute radius, with the closest surfable beach just down the road. Hikers can also enjoy a footpath along the cliffs, just beyond the west gate of the Casa. 

LOCATION

Colares, Portugal. Closest Airport: Lisbon International Airport (39km away)

BEST TIME TO VISIT: June through October for the best weather and least rainfall.

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Info
Bedrooms2 bedrooms
Bed TypeCoco-Mat beds: both 180x210cm (can be separated into 2 singles on request)
KitchenFully-equipped kitchen
Bathrooms1 bathroom
AccommodateSleeps 4 guests
InternetWifi
Kid FriendlyFamilies welcome
Pet friendlyNo pets
ViewSea views
Rates
City Tax€1 Euro Per Person Per Night
Cleaning (One Time)€32.5
Tax6% for total rate
Check-In3:00 PM
Check-Out11:00 AM
CancellationGuest will receive a full refund if booking is cancelled within 24 hours of making the reservation (grace period). After that, the reservation is non-refundable.
NotesBreakfast Basket
We bring an assortment of local produce (bread, eggs, jam, ham, fresh cheese, fruits, butter etc.) for you to make your own breakfast. Add €15.00/day
Daily Cleaning
Care-free hotel-like package, we come every morning clean up make, your bed etc. Add €22.50/day
Season Start Date End Date Nightly Min Stay
WinterJan 10Mar 31€1951 nights
MidsummerAug 6Aug 31€3751 nights
Late SummerSep 1Oct 31€2851 nights
AutumnNov 1Dec 18€2251 nights
ChristmasDec 19Jan 9€2451 nights
House Rules

All ages welcome. Pets welcome, but may incur surcharge. Smoking in permitted areas only. Free Wifi in all areas. Free On-Site Parking.

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