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The house was newly built in 2010. It is nicely furnished and consists of 2 floors, with 2 bedrooms on the second floor; 1 bedroom has a queen bed, 1 has 2 single beds. The bedrooms have a shared balcony which overlooks a quaint farm. There are 2 bathrooms, a powder room on the main floor and a 4 piece full bathroom on the second floor.
On the main floor there is a terrace with access from the living room and dining room. The terrace has a brick barbeque where you can relax and enjoy a home cooked meal.
Basic needs are included in the house, dishes, utensils, and small appliances in the kitchen, clean sheets and blankets in the bedrooms, clean towels in the bathrooms, and a hair dryer for your convenience. Beach towels can be found in the bedroom closets. A TV and a DVD player is available for your use, the DVD plays North Amercian and European DVD's. TV has both, a satellite and an antenna; local stations are available by antenna, the satellite stations are German, French and Spanish.
If you are looking for some refreshment on a warm day, you can be in the most beautiful resorts in Portugal in a few minutes in the car, such as Vila Nova de Milfontes or in the former fishing village of Zambujeira do Mar (about 12 km).
Culture lovers should visit Sines (circa 40 km), the birthplace of the explorer Vasco da Gama. There is also an annual world music festival in the castle of Sines, which is built against a cliff.
If you are looking for beautiful beaches, you have come to the right place! Longueira is only 2 kms away from beach of Almograve, one of the many beautiful stretches of sand along this coastline. Falling within the protected beauty of the Sudoeste Alentejano and Costa Vicentina Natural Park, Praia do Almograve attracts body boarders and surfers.
The beach is calm, clean and rarely crowded. There is parking nearby and the beach is supervised during the bathing season.
The rural landscape is rustic where herds of animals graze freely. On foot, by bycicle or by car, there are many tracks that will lead you through the pastures or by the cliffs, observing the stork nests in the slopes.
You have many good choices: Sines, Porto Covo, Vila Nova de Milfontes, Zambujeira do Mar, Odemira, Arrifana, Odeceixe, Aljezur. Longueira/ Almograve have a long natural border with the sea, being a true paradise for those who love nature in its purest forms.
Fishing is the livelihood of many people in the region and there are many fishing harbours painting the coast with the colours of their boats.
There are many lovely restaurants where you can enjoy the local cuisine; made from locally raised meat, freshly grown produce and freshly-caught seafood. Yum! And the wine...