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May 29, 2009

Silver Coast Property - Portugal

Everything you need to know about the Portugal Oeste Region. Inside information on Silver Coast properties. Investment on Lisbon Golf Coast. Property news. Buying and Selling privately or through Estate Agents. Holiday Rentals and regulations. Property Management. Project Management. Planning and Infrastructure. Off plan property on Golf Resorts. Royal Obidos, Bom Sucesso, Praia D'el Rey, Falesia D'El Rey, Perola da Lagoa, CampoReal, Foz do Arelho, Lourinha, Caldas da Rainha, Torres Vedras, Peniche, Real estate, Luxury beach homes, villas, apartments, houses, construction land, and plots.

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May 26, 2009

Silver Coast Apartment - Foz do Arelho

Foz do Arelho - Apartment Rental with Swimming Pool and Tennis Court

Stylish 2 bedroom apartment. Overlooks the beautiful Obidos lagoon, one of the natural wonders of Portugal. Well situated for easy access to all the beaches of the Costa da Prata and the medieval town of Obidos, this apartment enjoys spectacular views of the lagoon and the beaches at the entrance to the Lagoa do Obidos.

Obidos Lagoon

  • Panoramic views over the Obidos Lagoon.
  • Pool 13m x 7m with ladder. Depth 1.5 - 2m.
  • Child Pool 50cm deep.
  • Poolside shower.
  • Child play area.
  • Tennis Court.

Pool Lagoon view

  • Master bedroom, ensuite shower room.
  • Twin bedroom with adjacent complete bathroom.
  • TV
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen.
  • Washing Machine.
  • Car Hire Recommended.

For more info and pictures please click on the link to the advertiser website below:-

Silver Coast Apartment

May 25, 2009

Silver Coast Villa with Pool and Tennis Court for Holiday Rental

Silver Coast Villa This 3 Bedroom Apartment has Spectacular Views. Swimming Pool and Tennis Court. Foz do Arelho, Silver Coast, Portugal.

Pool with Lagoon/Sea View

  • Panoramic views over the Obidos Lagoon.
  • Safely control access from apartment to pool area.
  • Pool 13m x 7m with ladder. Depth 1.5 - 2m.
  • Children's Pool 50cm deep.
  • Poolside shower.
  • Children's play area.
  • Tennis Court.

Located on a hill above the Lagoon and the beautiful beach at Foz do Arelho, the Moinhos da Costa villa apartments have phenomenal and unbeatable views over the Obidos Lagoon towards the sea.

View through Terrace Doors

  • Master bedroom / ensuite shower room.
  • Children's twin bedroom / ensuite shower room.
  • Twin bedroom with adjacent complete bathroom.
  • Cot & High Chair Available
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen.
  • Kitchen table and chairs.
  • Microwave. Washing Machine.
  • Dishwasher. Fridge/Freezer.

Only half a mile from the Lagoon, a mile and a half to the beach and Foz do Arelho, with several good fish restaurants. The town of Caldas da Rainha is 4 miles with an outstanding selection of restaurants, and major shopping complexes

Living Room

  • Large Terrace with barbecue.
  • Terrace furniture - table and chairs.
  • Sunbeds
  • TV (with English channels).
  • Weekly maid service.
  • Car Hire Recommended.

Nearby is the mediaeval walled town of Obidos which dates back to 308 B.C. It is a world heritage site and was in ancient times a gift from the Kings to the Queens of Portugal.

Just click on the link to the advertiser website:- Silver Coast Villa

May 24, 2009

Property Management in Portugal.

Ennis Property Management are specialists in property management in Portugal.

Cleaners at work

Our service is comprehensive - we do everything for you, whether your villa is just for you to enjoy or whether you want to rent it out to pay for its upkeep.

Experience shows that a well-managed villa not only retains its value but is less of a target to unwelcome visitors! Let us keep our eye on it.

Kevin and Toni Ennis

Our Services also include..

  • property search
  • regular property inspections
  • villa maintenance and decoration
  • gardening and pool cleaning
  • cleaning and pre-arrival preparation
  • visitor rep service
  • general administration

Your property in Portugal is a major investment but should also be a source of great enjoyment for you and your family. The key to this enjoyment is peace of mind.

Pool Cleaning

Like all investments your property abroad needs to be properly managed so that you can enjoy it to the full - confident in the knowledge that your Portuguese home is being cared for by an experienced team, working for you and with your interests at heart.

Link to advertiser website:-

Ennis Property Management Portugal

May 23, 2009

Villa in the Algarve with Heated Pool for holiday rental

Heated Pool

Available for holidays or longer rentals this beautiful villa in Carvoeiro with a solar heated swimming pool, set in a large secluded garden, with a separate one-bedroom bungalow style garden apartment secluded by its own walled terrace.

The garden apartment is a one bedroom bungalow style cottage situated on the far side of the garden from the villa.

It is separated from my villa by a large studio (used for storage) and shady pergola and it's own patio surrounded by a private walled terrace.

The solar heated pool set in the centre of the garden, between villa and cottage also has a walled terrace with sunbeds and seating.

Villa Algarve garden

The bungalow apartment has a large double bedroom, it's own fully fitted kitchen-dining room, a comfortable lounge with french doors to the spacious patio, with table and chairs, sunbeds and barbecue.

There is multi channel UK satellite TV, air conditioning units, a wood burning fire, and additional heating for off season and winter holidays.

bungalow terrace

All the comforts of home with the added benefit of the private heated swimming pool, beaches, restaurants and golf all within easy walking distance, together with the pretty seaside town of Carvoeiro and various beaches such as Centianes, Benegil and Marinha nearby.

Carvoeiro is a picturesque fishing village which lies in some of the most unspoilt coastline on the Algarve. Carvoeiro itself also has a lovely beach, which obviously gets busier than the out lying beaches in summer, but out of season can be very quiet. It is popular with families who enjoy the many shops, restaurants and bars, and the boats offering trips along the coast. In summer it is a lively resort, but tight regulations have restricted development . Although small it has fine restaurants and bars, boutiques, banks, a chemist and all the shops essential for daily needs.

For rental rates go to my website at:-

Villa Carvoeiro Algarve Portugal. Holiday rental villa with heated pool.

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Villa Algarve Heated Pool

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May 22, 2009

Amsterdam Choice - Hotels and Accommodation

Amsterdam Choice - Hotels and Accommodation
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Choose from over 260 quality hotels and luxury accommodation in Amsterdam.


Just click on the link to the advertiser website below:-

Amsterdam Choice - Hotels and Accommodation

May 21, 2009

Airport Transfers. Local Taxi Service. Foz do Arelho, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal.

Táxis Fozgronha, Lda

John Caldas.
Táxis Fozgronho, Lda
Foz do Arelho, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal.
English Spoken.
Airport Transfers. Local Taxi Service.
Tel: (+351) 262 979 401 - Telemovel: (+351) 915 821 821

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Airport Transfers. Local Taxi Service. Foz do Arelho, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal.

May 20, 2009

Sinai Yoga Retreat Egypt.

In the Sinai Desert, a unique yoga retreat. Return flight from Manchester to Eilat via Tel Aviv then into the Sanai Desert, Egypt by jeep.

Our base will be a Bedouin camp in a beautiful and peaceful desert setting, an ideal site for yoga practice.

Our activities will include hiking, camel trekking and drum workshops in addition to daily meditation and astanga yoga practice. The food will be 100% vegetarian.

We will take an early morning hike to watch the sunrise over the Red Sea.

The cost is all inclusive of flight, accommodation, food and tuition. The total cost is £800 GBP per person.

Granville is an experienced Yoga teacher who practices and teaches astanga Yoga with much attention to detail.

Mosshe Elroy is a licensed desert guide with an extensive knowledge of desert flora and fauna. He is a musician and will be your guide.

Visit this web site at:-

Sinai Yoga Retreat Egypt.

May 19, 2009

Villa Rental - Sao Gregorio - Nr. Caldas da Rainha, Portugal

Casa da Boa Vista
Nr. Caldas da Rainha
up to 6 people

Some 45 minutes from Lisbon, in the village of Sao Gregorio which has a shop, bar, and several restaurants nearby.

Casa da Boa Vista overlooks some of the finest scenery in the area, lush valleys, mountain views, vineyards, fruit orchards and forests.

Ten minutes away (12 km) is the market town of Caldas da Rainha with excellent facilities including hypermarkets, banks etcetera. Tennis, a boating lake, many museums and the thermal spa and royal palace.

Twenty five minutes (20km) drive to the beach at Foz do Arelho, the mediaeval walled city of Obidos, the lagoon, and the shell shaped cove at Sao Martinho.

The area is excellent for sightseeing, cycling, walking and windsurfing. The major new golf complex is nearby at the Praia del Rey.

More details at:-

Villa Rental - Sao Gregorio - Nr. Caldas da Rainha, Portugal

May 17, 2009

Hotels, Villas and Apartments in Albufeira


The best prices on 87 hotels and quality accommodation in and around Albufeira.

Just click on the "link to advertiser website" below.

Hotels, Villas and Apartments in Albufeira

May 16, 2009

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May 15, 2009

Puget Sound Cruises - Seattle - Washington

Puget Sound Cruises

Our cruises are designed with you in mind. Unlike the big cruise ships, we listen to your needs and desires when planning your optimum sailing adventure on Puget Sound. Whether you are interested in pure sailing or instruction, sightseeing, whale watching, or a romantic interlude with a loved one, we work with you from the itinerary of destinations to the gourmet meals offered onboard. Imagine cruising the beautiful San Juan Islands and dropping anchor in a different secluded cove every evening, swapping sea stories and marvelling at the amount of stars in the sky!

Visit this web site at:-

Puget Sound Cruises - Seattle - Washington

May 14, 2009

Ericeira Villas for Holiday Rental

Ericeira is a beautiful traditional fishing village
The town which has kept a lot of its character and architecture whilst providing plenty of attractions for visitors; beautiful sandy beaches (some of which are a paradise for surfers), plenty of bars and restaurants where you can enjoy delicious fresh seafood, tennis, mini-golf and a new public swimming pool.

The local museum has a model collection of traditional fishing boats and in July and August there are several festivals including colourful street processions. 15 minutes away there is the baroque palace and Monastery of Mafra - don't miss the beautiful library - and lovely Sintra, so celebrated by Lord Byron, with its Royal Palaces and Toy Museum.


Link to advertiser website:-

Ericeira Villas

May 13, 2009

Villa Rental Praia del Rey

Villas and Townhouses on the Praia del Rey Golf Course, Silver Coast Portugal.

Villa Palmeiras (Up to 9 people) - Praia del Rey

When you select a villa rental holiday with Portugal Holiday Destinations you are assured of luxury villa accommodation in the most beautiful part of this lovely country - superb beaches; a glorious climate; golf; fascinating history and all within easy reach of Lisbon, a lively and beautiful capital city.

Villa da Duna (Up to 8 people) - Praia del Rey

On the Atlantic Coast, in the south of the Costa de Prata (The Silver Coast), less than an hour's drive from Lisbon International Airport via the A8 motorway, the 200-hectare Praia D'El Rey Golf & Country Club resort provides an idyllic lifestyle for permanent residents, holiday-makers and visitors.

Villa Oceano (Up to 8 people) - Praia del Rey

As a bonus, your Portugal golf holiday accommodation here includes access to a magnificent 2.5 km-long beach bordering the golf course. Always beautiful and often deserted, the walks along the beach or the cliffs are an experience not to be missed. Flanking the other side of the resort are pine forests where visitors can enjoy bike rides and walks.

Link to advertiser website:-

Villa Rental Praia del Rey

May 12, 2009

Aquamiser Garden Watering Systems

The Aquamiser System

For beds and borders, trees and shrubs, tubs and planters, window boxes and hanging baskets, vegetable gardens and greenhouses

The economical way to water your garden

No more wasteful hosepipes or sprinklers

No more heavy watering cans

Water where you need it at the turn of a tap

Easy DIY installation

Components for every watering need

Best value system available

The Aquamiser System

Garden Watering Systems

May 11, 2009

Local wines of Portugal


Local wines of Portugal, best drunk locally. Where the wines are and how to travel there.

Regions:- Minho, Douro, Tras-os-Montes, Beiras, Estremadura, Ribatejo, Sado, Alentejo, Algarve....

Grape varieties:- Alvarinho, Arinto, Fernao Pires, Aragonez, Castelao, Touriga Nacional, Trincandeira...

And not forgetting:- Porto / Port Wine.

Link to advertiser website:-

Local wines of Portugal

May 10, 2009

Buying land and Building Projects, Portugal


Construction Project Management, Silver Coast, Portugal

You have bought a piece of land in Portugal - congratulations! So, there you are - the proud owner of a piece of this beautiful country. What happens now?

Finding and buying your piece of Portugal was quite painless - there were any number of professionals facilitating the purchase for you - speaking your language and steering you through the intricacies of the legal process.

But now you need to choose the right team to take your project forward....and you want to have options.


Where are the independent professionals to give you the support you need?

Who helps you choose the right builder?

Who helps you find the best architects and engineers?

Who smooths out the planning process for you?

Who ensures that you do not pay over the odds for your construction project?


Who is there to defend your interests and to make sure that all parties are working with a common purpose - to ensure that your project is completed on time and to the high standard which you demand?


May 9, 2009

Golden Eagle Golf Resort, Quinta do Brincal, Portugal

Located near Rio Maior, about 60 kilometers north of Lisbon,
Golden Eagle Golf resort, was opened in 1994 but restricted to
members and their guests. Since August 1997 it has been open to

More details at:-

Golden Eagle Golf Resort, Quinta do Brincal

May 8, 2009

Nino Rossi Estate Pipe


This is a very uniquely shaped Nino Rossi pipe, made in Italy. It has been very lightly smoked and comes with its box. The pipe is small and extremely light weight. It should prove to be a wonderfully enjoyable smoker for the man seeking these qualities in a fully bent pipe.

$70.00 USD
$6.00 Domestic Shipping, Handling, Insurance.

More pictures and details of this "Nino Rossi Estate Pipe"

If you are interested in purchasing this very lightly smoked Nino Rossi estate pipe please contact me via my web site at:-

The Mayor's Vice

May 7, 2009

Villa Holiday - Garden Apartment - Heated Pool - Carvoeiro - Algarve Portugal

Lua NovaView of the Pool and Gardens from the Cottage.

The one bedroom bungalow has its own walled terrace with a BarBQ area. It has a good size lounge with a brick fireplace and woodburning stove and double glazed french doors leading to the terrace. It also has a television which receives the main UK stations via digital satelite. There is a large kitchen/diner with fitted pine kitchen, featuring built in gas oven and hob with extractor fan, a fully integrated fridge / freezer and ample cupboards.

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Villa Holiday - Heated Pool - Carvoeiro

Gardens.Shaded Pergola.

Situated in the 2000 square metres of attractive and well established gardens of the owners villa this 1 bedroom Algarve bungalow has spacious and comfortable accomodation.

This Carvoeiro, Algarve bungalow shares the large private solar heated swimming pool (10 x 5 metres) with the villa. There are steps into the shallow end giving easy access. It is surrounded by a walled terrace area and is adjacent to a shady pergola, giving a choice of secluded areas for sunbathing and relaxing at the bungalow.

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Villa Holiday - Heated Pool - Carvoeiro

May 6, 2009

Property for Sale by Owner - Silver Coast Portugal

This stylish, secluded property is located on a hill about 1km from the centre of Caldas da Rainha, on Portugal's Silver Coast. It has good exposure to the sun and has stunning views. The property stands on 880 square meters of land. A place in the country within walking distance of the city. The best of both worlds and just 45 minutes by motorway from Lisbon and less than 10 minutes to the white sandy beach at Foz do Arelho.

The house.

The house consists of 4/5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a living room, a dining room, office, kitchen, and utility room. It has satellite television and a telephone already installed.

View web site at:

Property for Sale by Owner - Silver Coast Portugal

May 5, 2009

Holiday Cottage Portugal - Quinta da Charlotte

Pretty cottage near Salir do Porto on the Silver Coast, just one hour North of Lisbon airport. Sleeps four in comfort.

Quinta da Charlotte

Located just off the coast road in Serra do Bouro, the cottage retains all the charm of an authentic Portuguese farmhouse, with the added benefits of modern facilities such as central heating for winter use, a fully equipped kitchen, and television.

The building is set on a large plot of land with it's own very private courtyard, bordered by flower beds and a back door leads to a large covered BBQ area complete with Portuguese bread/pizza oven.

There is ample comfortable outside furniture stored in rear stable.

View this web site at:-

Silver Coast Holiday Cottages - Quinta da Charlotte


May 4, 2009

New Forest Caravan Holiday - Hurst View

New Forest Caravan

New Forest Caravan Holiday - Lymington sea views - 2 bedroom mobile home on a quiet site in lovely rural Hampshire. Beautiful views across the Solent to Isle of Wight. Walk across Pennington Marshes, coastal path from Lymington Marina to Keyhaven, Hurst castle, beach at Milford on Sea. Ideal for walkers, bird watchers or to explore the New Forest National Park, south coast beaches or nearby towns of Lymington, Christchurch, Bournemouth and Southampton, and the villages of Brockenhurst and Beaulieu.

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There is a Laundry and a Reception Office but it has no noisy clubhouse or pool so is more suited to adults, however there is a children's play area and children are welcome. It is only a short trip to Paultons Amusement Park or Montague Abbey and Motor Museum, at Beaulieu. This area is a very popular camping destination for families who enjoy the countryside and outdoor pursuits.


Please click on the link below to visit the website for more details of this
New Forest Caravan Holiday

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May 3, 2009

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May 2, 2009

About The Author

I am a web consultant and web site management specialist. I've been based in
Portugal for over 22 years and involved in Silver Coast property management and
tourism. For more than ten years I have specialised in designing and promoting web
sites for the industry.

To post a message to me or post an ad please use the form below.
Your email address will not be displayed on this blog.

Please feel free to send me an email if you are interested in
my services or advertising on u4it:-

If you would like to add your web site to the Worldwide Links section of the sidebar,
please see my post entitled Link Exchange.


May 1, 2009

Link Exchange

We are always interested in exchanging links.

We are also pleased to include some content, and/or an article and/or images
to enhance your link if you'd like to provide something, or give permission to use
something from your site in a free advertisment on this blog.

Link exchanges will be added here in the appropriate links category, a new links
category will be created in worldwide links for your link as and when needed.

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First please add our link to your site on a properly linked page
(not a hard to find page) and Email David of the URL so we may view it.
We will then post your link and confirm.

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