Our estate is located in the village of Barro Lobo just a 7-minute drive from the medieval town, Óbidos and 10 minutes from Bombarral. Both towns have medical centres with English speaking doctors, ATM’s, banks, supermarkets, a pharmacy, restaurants and bars and they are easily accessible by car. Caldas Da Rainha is approximately 15 minutes by car and is a bigger city with many shops, a cinema, a park and a wonderful fruit and vegetable market.
Lisbon is located within a 50-minute driving distance.
Beautiful clean sandy beaches and a surfer’s paradise can be found in Peniche, Baleal and Foz the Arelho, they are just a 20-minute drive. The shallow waters in the Lagoa of Óbidos and Baleal area are very suitable for swimming with young children. Somewhat further away (30 minutes by car) is the colourful seaside town of Sao Martinho which is situated alongside a beautiful bay which is also suitable for swimming with children.
The famous monestry of Santa Maria de Alcobacá can be found in the small town of Alcobaça. Fatima and Batalha are less than an hour drive. There is a Dino Parque in Lourinha for a nice day out with children.
Other attractions in the vicinity include a beautiful wine route, bicycling, kite surfing and other water sports. This area is also famous for its berry liquor Ginjinha!
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