Villa des Dunes

New villa with private pool and secluded gardens
Ref: AP002 Peniche 15 km
  • 4 bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bath/Shower Rooms
  • private pool
  • Comfort Rating Good quality
  • Heated pool

We Say

Contemporary villa with lovely pool area and views across the golf course, perfect for families with younger children

Pricing & availability

Villa des Dunes
4 bedrooms, sleeps 8

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Notes on prices

  • Price includes: Cleaning, laundry, welcome basket, WiFi and pool heating
  • Compulsory extras: None
  • Optional extras:
  • Security deposit: None
  • Changeover day: flexible
  • Arrival and departure: Arrival from 16:00, departure by 10:00 please.
  • Fortnight booking restriction: No


  • Modern design, furnishings and appliances
  • 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms (3 en suite)
  • Walk to clubhouse bar & restaurant
  • Private heated pool with safety alarm plus baby equipment too


Perfect for: families with young children - very toddler-friendly. Also good for golfers - trollies provided.


  • Toddlers - a cot, buggy with sunshade, changing mat, baby bath, low chair and other baby accessories are available. Safety alarm on the pool.
  • Teenagers - good for sporty teens (surfing, body-boarding, tennis, cycling)
  • Reduced mobility - plot is mostly level, not many steps but no bedrooms on ground floor


A car is necessary to reach some amenities such as supermarkets


Just to the north of Peniche is a string of superb sandy beaches including Praia D'El Rey.

Praia D’El Rey is a purpose-built resort situated on a fabulous stretch of Atlantic coastline in western Portugal. It is perhaps most famous for its championship golf course.  However, you don’t have to be a golfer to enjoy this location. With the beach at your fingertips, activities such as swimming, sailing or surfing are available, or you could choose to just relax. The resort is beautifully maintained and because it's spread over a wide area it never feels crowded or busy.

If you are willing to go further afield, the historic walled town of Obidos is 30 minutes by car, and Lisbon is just over an hour’s drive away. There are many fabulous beaches to explore too.


Quality, modern villa with 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and a private pool

Relatively new-build and equipped/furnished to a very good standard and attractively decorated.

Owned by a retired a French couple, the villa is frequently used by the family including their grandchildren. This lends the property a welcome 'homely' feel with personal touches such as paintings and artworks, as well as the covenience of having baby/toddler equipment on-hand.

With its excellent exterior space too, Villa des Dunes is a relaxing place to spend holidays in the sun.

Ground Floor

  • Bright and spacious living room with sofa seating for up to 8 guests
  • Dining room with seating for 8 guests
  • Very modern kitchen, well-equipped
  • Utility room
  • Separate reading/sitting room

1st Floor

All four bedrooms are found upstairs:

  • Master double room with ensuite
  • 2 x ensuite twin bedrooms
  • 1 x twin bedroom

There is an additional shower room and WC on the 1st floor.


To the rear of the property is a secluded terrace with pool.

  • Heated private swimming pool
  • Overlooking the golf course
  • Outside dining furniture and sun loungers
  • Plenty of shade for eating / relaxing


1x double + 3 x twins


3 x ensuite, 1 further shower room & WC


Private heated pool



  • dvd player
  • satellite tv
  • tv
  • wi-fi


  • cot
  • hair dryer
  • high chair


  • coffee maker
  • dishwasher
  • fridge freezer
  • iron & ironing board
  • kettle
  • microwave
  • oven & hob
  • toaster
  • tumble dryer
  • washing machine


  • charcoal bbq

Additional House Info

  • Golf balls and 4 golf trolleys are available
  • Board games in the living room

House Rules

No smoking, no pets.


Praia d'El Rey lies on the 'Silver Coast' between the fishing town of Peniche (15 km) and the beautiful walled village of Obidos (20 km). Lisbon is just under 100 km south and the drive from the airport takes little more than 1 hour.   

PDR is a resort designed to give you everything you need (activities, beach, places to eat) in one place.
The resort is built around the famous golf links, fringed by the Atlantic Ocean and a glorious, wild stretch of silver sands backed by dunes and cliffs. Covering an area of 230 hectares, the resort has a large footprint but you never feel over-crowded. 

Villa des Dunes is just 600m from the Golf Clubhouse and the nearest beach access is also walkable. The pool and terrace look across one of the golf course fairways.

Local Amenities

Nearest village / town: Peniche 15 km
Nearest beach: Praia d'El Rey 1 km
Restaurant: 600m to Zanzibar (bar) & Links Restaurant at the golf club; 1600m to restaurants & bars at 5 Star Marriott hotel; 1500m to Argento (Italian cafe-bar-restaurant) at The BeachFront 3km.
Market: Peniche & Obidos

Distance to nearest major transport connections

Lisbon airport, 92km (allow 75 mins)

Things to do and see

Our Highlights

  • Picnic and paddle in the spectacular Obidos lagoon at Praia do Bom Sucesso
  • Stroll along the beach from Praia D’El Rey to Peniche (approx. 1.5 hrs), stop for a fresh seafood meal and then taxi home
  • Drinks, seafood supper and watch the sunset over Obidos lagoon at Foz do Arelho
  • Surfing - Baleal beach outside Peniche is perfect for beginners, or watch the experts take on the rollers at the legendary & aptly-named Supertubos 2 kms to the south
  • Head for historic Obidos for an early evening stroll and aperitif

Nearby Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Horse-riding
  • Kitesurfing
  • Sailing
  • Spa
  • Paddle-boarding
  • Surfing
  • Wine-tasting
  • Windsurfing

Day Trip Ideas

  • Discover the beaches of this area - Baleal and Obidos Lagoon are stunning and are best for young families
  • Visit Obidos and split the day discovering the historic walled town and the beautiful tidal lagoon
  • Boat trip from Peniche to the beautiful Berlenga Islands & marine nature reserve for snorkeling or even scuba-diving
  • Definitely head for Ericeira, an historic fishing port about 45 minutes’ drive south, and explore the cobbled streets. There are lovely beaches with excellent surf either side of the town too – try Ribiero (north) and Lisandro (south)
  • Feeling beach out – several historic or religious centres are nearby, including Mafra, Fatima, Batalha and the remarkable Sintra palace & park near Estoril – if you only manage one pick this one!
  • Explore the cosmopolitan streets of downtown Lisbon - one of southern Europe's most historic cities

The Local Area

For visitors who like to explore the area where they are staying, the Silver Coast provides a variety of exciting things to do and places to visit for all the family, offering a superb blend of beachescuisineculture and activities.

Whether you want to discover another superb beach, visit an historic town, taste the local wines, take the kids go-karting or take a boat trip to an island, there are many opportunities to get out and about. And you can book excursions and local visits via the concierge staff at Praia D'El Rey resort. 


We highly recommend visiting Lisbon during your stay on the Silver Coast. However, taking a car into the city is an unecessary stress - there are some relaxing options to think about, all of which the local team at PDR can assist you with:

  • Drive to Obidos station and then take a train to the city
  • Hire a taxi there and back
  • Join an organised excursion to the city
  • Tag a city hotel stay on to the start or end of your visit 


Don’t forget there’s a wealth of activities available on-site and activities which the resort staff will organise for you – see the Sports & Leisure tab. For fun days out, here's a few ideas:

Water parks
heading north up the coast, just beyond Nazaré, is Norpark, a family friendly water park with water slides for kids of all ages. Allow 45-60 minutes to drive there. For the little ones, there’s also a large play pool whilst more accomplished swimmers will enjoy the semi-Olympic-sized. To round off a relaxing day, facilities also include a hydro massage pool, giant Jacuzzi and restaurant.

On the outskirts of Peniche is Sportagua. Younger ones will love splashing around safely in the children’s pool (max depth 60cm). It’s a fun place to try a variety of water chutes working your way up to the Kamikaze slide! Restaurant on-site.

Norpark water park nazare Portugal Silver Coast
Sportagua water park Peniche Portugal Silver Coast

Go Karts
The Silver Coast villa resorts are in close proximity to two karting arenas – a morning’s excursion for dad and the boys? Resort staff can help you make a booking.

Dinokart go karting at Lourinha Portugal Silver Coast
Kiro-Karting go karting at Bombarral Portugal Silver Coast

10-pin bowling complex with pool tables, etc at Caldas da Rainha. Only a 20 minute drive from the villa resorts on the coast.

Soft Play
Also at Caldas da Rainha, this play centre is an indoor facility with soft climbing area, a bouncy castle, soft mini football pitch and a separate soft play area for toddlers. Handy café for adults!

Lisbon Attractions
The capital city justifies at least one day-out with the kids…

  • Oceanario de Lisboa – the second largest oceanarium in the world, built around a pier on the Expo site
  • Zoological park
  • Football-crazy kids will love a visit to the arenas of Sporting Lisbon or Benfica
  • The toy museum at nearby Sintra is a fun excursion too, as is the Jurassic museum at Lourinha which includes the world's largest collection of dinosaur eggs.


  • Mafra and Fatima are the best-known but there are plenty to choose from

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