The gorgeous hills of the Costa de Lisboa were beaming in the distance. I was on my way to a Portuguese holiday location called Villa Sophia, owned by Dutch owners Renske and Rob. They had renovated the place and the time had come for me to admire the fruits of their labour. As I was drawing near, I could see the cottages scattered around the estate. So much privacy to enjoy during a holiday at the Costa de Lisboa, I thought.
I got out of my rental car and was greeted enthusiastically by Soof and Suus, the owners’ dogs whose names had inspired the name of the holiday location. Behind them, I saw Renske ready to give me a warm welcome. I felt right at home here, with the Portuguese sun warming my face. As we all walked over to my cottage, I enjoyed the delicious fragrance of flowers and fruit trees in the garden. The second I walked into the apartment, a sense of serenity fell over me. The peace and quiet is difficult to describe.
Renske and I sat down on the private patio and talked about their trip to Portugal. The couple had longed for adventure for a while, and their dream had finally come true: a stunning estate with three guest accommodations in an authentic part of Portugal. She told me all about the area and how to spend my days there. About a delicious bakery and a remarkable restaurant nearby. I decided to head over there for dinner that evening. But not before relishing the magnificent view...
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Are you booking a flight holiday? Then a rental car of the lowest category (Small Class) is selected as standard for your trip and you have the option of upgrading the rental car. You can pick up the rental car at the airport and drive to your accommodation yourself.
Are you booking a holiday with own transportation? Then the rental car is not included in your trip and you can (at some destinations) book the rental car if you are interested. When you book your rental car, you can pick it up at your destination and drive to your accommodation yourself. The transport to the pick-up point of the rental car is arranged by you.
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