Unique Beachfront Rental Made from Retrofitted Shipping Container near Lourinhã, Portugal

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Lourinhã, Lisbon District (Portugal)
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1 unit
4 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Private Barbecue

This unique beachfront rental is located near Lourinhã, Portugal, and can accommodate four guests. In the bedroom, guests will find a double bed. There is also a futon that converts into another double bed in the living room. In the bathroom, guests will find a toilet, a sink, and a combination bathtub/shower. Linens and towels are kindly provided.

Featuring large windows through which guests can enjoy breathtaking views of the ocean and consisting of three retrofitted shipping containers that have been renovated and fused together into one modern accommodation, the living room is additionally furnished with a love seat, a coffee table, a flat-screen television, and a small table with a pair of stools. The kitchen is equipped with appliances such as a mini-fridge and a two-burner stove, making home-cooked meals a possibility.

Outside, guests will find a barbecue area and a patio with chairs and parasols. Guests can enjoy a couple of drinks with the barbecue, and take in the most amazing views. The beach is just a one-minute walk away, and offers perfect waves for surfing and paddle-boarding. Electricity is generated through solar and wind power, and it is stored in 12-volt batteries. Water is collected in storage containers for later use during the rainy season in the winter. Photos are by Danielle and Mat from Exploring Alternatives. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Hot water non-potable
  • Towels
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Electricity
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Running water non-potable
  • Parking
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Hairdryer
  • 1 Double bed
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Coffeemaker
  • Fridge
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Private Kitchen
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • 1 Sofa bed
  • Private Barbecue
  • Stove
  • Dining table
  • Air conditioning
  • Television

Inside the rental, guests will find a variety of amenities that will help ensure their comfort, convenience, and entertainment, while at the same time protecting the planet with environmentally friendly features. Electricity is generated through solar and wind power, and it is stored in 12-volt batteries. Water is collected in storage containers for later use during the rainy season in the winter. The water is heated by solar power and is suitable for bathing and washing dishes. For drinking and cooking, guests should use water bottles. Other amenities inside the getaway include a television, a kitchen, and a full bathroom. Outside, guests will find a barbecue area and a patio with chairs and parasols.

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Location + Surroundings

  • Beach
  • Supermarket
  • Shopping

This container is located in Atalaia, Portugal, in the northwest corner of the province of Lisbon, where it is situated just a one-minute walk away from Peralta Beach. From its grassy hilltop location, guests will enjoy panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and a sense of seclusion, thanks to it being the only residence within more than a one-mile radius.

Below, guests will find a long sandy beach set beneath a backdrop of rugged cliffs and interspersed with rocky tidal pools. The wind and wave conditions of the beach make it ideal for traditional surfing, kite surfing, and stand-up paddleboarding, while the surrounding hills provide a peaceful setting to go on a hike. A little beach bar serves snacks and drinks.

The property is less than three miles from the town Lourinhã, where guests will find a variety of shops and restaurants, along with attractions such as Dino Parque Lourinhã and Museu da Lourinhã. It is about an hour and 10 minutes from Lisbon, where the nearest international airport is located. Read More

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Surfing
  • Water sports
  • Hiking
  • Stand-up paddleboarding

At Peralta Beach, guests will find excellent wind and wave conditions for traditional surfing, kite surfing, and stand-up paddleboarding. Of course, guests can also go swimming, and the long sandy beach and the cliffs and hills that surround it provide a scenic setting in which to go walking and hiking. A variety of dining and shopping options can be found in nearby Lourinhã, where guests can also visit attractions such as Dino Parque Lourinhã and Museu da Lourinhã.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: from 03:00 p.m. to 05:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 02:00 p.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

  • As long as you cancel at least 24 hours before check-in, you will receive a full refund minus our service fee.
  • If you cancel within 24 hours of check-in, you will receive a refund for everything except the first night and service fee.
  • If you cancel after check-in, any refund will be at the host's discretion (and will not include the service fee).
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Additional Information

Smoking is not permitted.

This property is not suitable for children.

Guests should contact the host regarding the property's pets policy.

Check-in is between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

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