About the Homestay

Coastal Period style
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Hello everyone!
The room "Aventura" is now available in Ranholas, a small village 3 km away from the center of Sintra.
Our new house is quite charming, with many Moroccan decorative elements, natural light and country-side stillness that create a very special environment. The house has a nice terrace overlooking a huge garden and, with no immediate neighbors, it's just perfect for reading, sunbathing, or chilling out ... And now that spring has settled in, we've started to enjoy late lunches outdoors!

Additional Info

For those who are willing to travel in nature, the area is criss-crossed with trekking trails of different lengths and levels of difficulty (http://www.activesintra.com/index.php/en/activities/land-sports/hiking). There are also several trekking clubs and groups you can join.
Another interesting field to explore is the local gastronomy. Here you can find some of the most delicious seafood in the world (https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2013/aug/02/sintra-portugal-atlantic-coast-travel), and at half the price you would pay in other countries.
There is so much more to see and do around here! Do your online research and drop a line if you have any questions, I will be happy to share this beautiful corner of the world!
Look forward to hearing from you soon!
Warm hugs,



House Facilities
  • Laundry
  • Pets
  • Pets Indoor
  • TV
  • Internet Access
  • Non Smoking
  • Allow Smoking

Bedrooms available for booking

Minimum stay is for 2 nights

Maximum stay is for 9 nights

Available for given dates

From 28 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

1 quarto of Casal or para uma pessoa. Quarto calmo, com "charramento", messas de cabeceira e mesa de apoio. aberto para uma marquise com vista para mar mar sala de estar

  • Desk and Lamp
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
2 guests
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About the Area

Sintra is often described as a fairy-tale village - it's not for nothing but a UNESCO World Heritage Site (https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/723). The romantic architecture of the village and surrounding areas is one of the most important landscapes of the world, with forests, bushes and many autochthonous species.

Local Area Facilities
  • Park
  • Beach
  • Cinema
  • Library
  • Museum
  • Shopping Centre
  • Amusement Park
  • Water sports
  • Sports arena
  • Health club
  • Restaurant
  • Bus Stop
  • Train station
  • Hospital


Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Complimentary Light Breakfast
  • Use of Kitchen

House Rules

Please keep our home safe and secure by entering the house.
Feel free to use the kitchen, but please keep it tidy and clean up after yourself! Keep noise to a minimum after midnight.
Enjoy your stay and treat your home as if were yours!
Smoking is allowed outdoors

Smoking is allowed outdoors only.

20 Reviews

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    Age 75+

    5 hearts
    August 2018

    Genial...persona muy amable, estancia larga en su casa y muy comoda, 100% recomendable, una anfitriona que se preocupa por que pases bien por su casa, gracias Teresa y sin olvidar su hermana gracias por todo, buena gente Portuguesa y de mundo gracias

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    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    July 2018

    Es war großartig Teresa war sehr gastfreundlich habe mich sehr wohl gefühlt Danke Teresa für die gute Gastreundschaft Obrigada beijhos ❤️

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    United States
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    June 2018

    Teresa was an excellent host. Together we toured Cascais and Sintra together. We ate out at night times and she gave me excellent Portuguese dish recommendations. The room was big and the bed was comfortable. Her two cats are also very cute. If I am ever in Lisbon again I would stay with Teresa.

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    United States
    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    June 2018

    Teresa was such a lovely host. I had the most comfortable stay in a very friendly home. There was a freshly baked orange cake waiting on the table that Teresa had baked! She was very helpful in helping plan my day - she is very knowledgable about the region. Her home is super clean and in a safe neighbourhood minutes away from the Atlantic Ocean

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    Age 65 - 74

    5 hearts
    May 2018

    Espectacular la anfitriona muy bien nos trato como de la familia mejor imposible lugar hermoso locomoción ok

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Teresa in ,

    Muchas gracias por tus amables palabras Juan Luis, também fue muy bueno recibirlos en mi casa y disfrutar de nuestras conversaciones en el porche con una copa de vino portugues en la mano :)
    Saludos desdePaço de Arcos

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    Hong Kong
    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    November 2017

    Her home is a perfect home to stay, ,,,

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Teresa in ,

    Dear Jana, It was so nice to have your company at home! Thank you so much. See you son

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    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    September 2017

    We had an amazing week at here place. The home is close to some beautiful beach and to the center of Lisbonne. The train is 10min walking from home. Teresa have been so sweet to tell the place we should visite. She have been awesome with us to I will definitely recommend here to anyone who wants to go to lisbonne and go to the beach.

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    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    September 2017

    A very civilsed apartment in pleasent and peaceful suburban Lisbon, not too far from the beach, and convenient for the metro along the coast. There are lots of little restaurants and cafes nearby, and two supermarkets, so you won't starve! We didn't get to meet Teresa unfortunately but her family were very friendly (like the two resident cats - you need to like cats to stay here!) and helpful. We found a quiet back street up from the station to use that was not as steep as the main road - 10-15 mins walk. We can't wait to return to this wonderful city, when very much hope to meet Teresa. We can certainly recommend this apartment. (Just like our own house, one or two bits in the bathroom need fixing with a screwdriver! - sorry we couldn't help).

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    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    August 2017

    Teresa was an excellent host - kind, sweet, polite and reliable. She came to the airport and picked us up. She knows a lot about Lisbon and she has a lot of useful material like maps, books, brochures. During our stay at her place I had my birthday, so she prepared a surprise for me - a cake for good morning and a present, which I just adore! The appartment is big, the room is super - good bed and a lot of space, it has its own door to the balcony. I'm very grateful for the usage of the washing machine. And one of the most lovable thing was meeting with her two cats - we totally fell in love with them! After a few days they slept on our bed, how cute is that :)

    The train station is in walkable distance, just a few minutes from the place and the train gets you to the center of Lisbon very quickly. If you need a spacious place to stay near Lisbon, then Teresa's Homestay is a place to book. Don't hesitate anymore ;)

    Urška and Robert from Ljubljana

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    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    July 2017

    Teresa is the Host, you would like to meet. She is a really kind, open minded and outgoing Person, she gives you help in everything you need. Because of her, i had the chance to discover a lot more Places. From Oeiras you have the Possibility to go by train easily and it´s also near the beach. You always feel very welcome at her Home and im really thankful that i could stay with her. Teresa, hope to see you again-one Day. You made my Holidays ...<3

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