Welcome to our beautiful place in Portugal

Our holiday accommodation is quietly located between two beautiful seaside villages. The accommodations are spacious and offer a lot of privacy. Lovely swimming pool and terrace.

Discover the Costa da Prata.

What the Algarve is missing can de found here!

Not yet discovered by mass tourism. Sun, sea, and Portuguese culture. The Costa de Prata is a unique part of Portugal and the ideal place for a varied (family) holiday. Beautiful (child-friendly) beaches, beautiful mountains and world-famous cultural highlights. Hiking, surfing and many other activities in a beautiful nature and a wonderful climate. Vibrant Lisbon or small picturesque villages where time seems to stand still. Cozy busy local markets or a terrace on the boulevard.

Who are we?

Welcome to our site of Casa Entre Praias. Bom dia, we are Ernst and Jolanda. We spend a few holidays in the beautiful hospitable Costa da Prata. We fall in love wih the region and its delicious cuisine and wines. Finally we bought our holiday home in 2013. In recent years our casa has been renovated. It is like a paradise for us. On our property we have a beautiful guesthouse en suite. In 2019 we built a wooden house in our vineyard right next to our casa. Enjoy the peace and space. Casa Entre...

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What has Casa Entre Praias to offer

Casa Entre Praias literally means "house between beaches". From our casa is less than a 5 minute drive to the cozy beachvillages of Sao Martinho do Porto and Foz do Arelho. Our casa is located in a quiet area, but at the same time on short distance from many  cultural highlights, beautifull nature and of course a lot of beaches. In short, a nice base for a varied holiday in beautiful Portugal. The pleasant climate allows you to enjoy all the beauty this region has to offer, almost year round....

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What more do we have to offer

Holiday is a period of time which you can relax and enjoy yourselfs. To help you relax we offer extra services. For example, we have the option to provide breakfast. This breakfast is 8 euro per person. Breakfast is served in the common room, but of course we can deliver it at your door step. Not in the mood for a full breakfast, but do you want fresh bread every day? That is also possible. Order your bread at least a day in advance and we will deliver it to you in the morning. We also can p...

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Beaches in the area

  Foz do Arelho Nice beach at the entrance of the Obidos lagoon. As well at the ocean side as on the lagoon side you will find a beautiful sandy beach. For the small visitor, the lagoon side is most pleasant because there are no strong waves. At the lagoon you have several beach bars where you can eat and drink on the terrace with a spectacular view. Sao Martinho do Porto The bay is a shell-shaped lagoon. This bay is connected to the ocean through a narrow opening between rocky hills. The ba...

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The largest golfcourse of Portugal

Let's play golf Although it started in the Algarve, now you can find golfcourses everywhere in Portugal. However, the best and most beautiful golfcourses are on the Costa de Prata. The large amount of sun and the relatively mild temperatures makes the Costa de Prata the ideal place to play golf. Just 20 minutes away are the fantastic golf courses, Praia d'El Rey, Royal Obidos and Bom Sucesso (all 18 holes). From the golf courses you have a magnificent view on the ocean. About 40 minutes to the s...

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Beautiful waves to surf on

Surfing in a great area In Portugal you can surf (without exaggeration) 365 days a year. Or 366! The Portuguese coast has good waves every day. You can take them in different ways, it all depends on your talent and your mood. The huge variety of natural conditions and the exceptional climate ensure unforgettable moments, both for beginners and the more experienced surfers. Some say that no other coast in the world has so many surf spots at such a short distance from each other. Portugal has wav...

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Hiking, hanggliding, mountainbiken, diving

Hiking The Costa de Prata is ideal for walking and enjoy the beautiful views. There are many walking routes through fruit orchards, vineyards, forests and also along the ocean. Enjoy a walk at the Obidos lagoon and enjoy the many birds and natural vegetation. Or take a walk in the Parque Natural das Serras dÁire e Candeeiros. This is the most famous area in central Portugal for extensive walking tours. The Aire e Candeeiros is an mountain area consists of a limestone massif and has 16 hiking tr...

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Authentic markets

Visiting a market in the Costa de Prata is quite an experience; the big difference with other markets is that you can really buy anything you can imagine. Clothing (from casual to men's suits), shoes, tools, carpets, food,  horse saddles and live animals such as chickens, rabbits and puppies. The Mercado de Santana in Venda da Costa or the market Santana in Pataiasis is really an experience. Every Sunday morning of the year you can experience the Portuguese lifestyle at this authentic market. A...

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Food, wine and more…

Portuguese love good food and drinks. Every village has a daily fresh market. This market mainly sells vegetables, fruit and fish. Go and visit a market. You will see how much variation there is in fresh products and how critical the Portuguese are in selecting their fish. Go in a pasteleria and see (and try a few) all the beautiful pastries and cookies in the display case. You will notice that the Portuguese like sweet pastries. Portugal's cuisine is simple and honest. Often ingredients are u...

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Charming and authentic Sao Martinho do Porto

Sao Martinho do Porto is a pleasant seaside village just on a 5 minutes drive from our casa. There are numerous cafes, terraces and restaurants. Sao Martinho do Porto is one of the favorite seaside villages, nice and quiet and relaxed and on a windy day, you are protected from wind through the rocks north of it: ideal! Another advantage of these rocks is that they break the ocean current.  This makes Sao Martinho do Porto a safe seaside village for children. Moreover, it is a beautiful bay wit...

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Vibrant Lisbon

Lisbon (Lisboa in Portuguese) is the capital and the biggest city of Portugal. In Lisbon there a living about 2,900,000 inhabitants. The city is located in the west of the Iberian Peninsula on the right bank of the Tagus, a short distance from the Atlantic Ocean, in the Estremadura region. Lisbon is the most western major city and capital of continental Europe. The colorful capital of Portugal has more to offer than the great climate. Lisbon is the city of Fado music, azulejos, delicious pasti...

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Nazarè and Sitio on top of the cliff

  Nazarè is one of the most famous seaside towns on the Costa da Prata. The old fishing village is now a pleasant seaside town with a large and wide sandy beach. On the boulevard you will find cozy shops, nice terraces and restaurants, but don't forget the restaurants behind the boulevard. Where the locals come, you can usually eat excellent fish or other dishes for less money. On the beach you will find the traditional way of fish drying and the dried fish is sold on the edge of the boulev...

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Caldas da Rainha: water and pottery

Caldas da Rainha is a fifteen minute drive from our casa. Every day in the citycenter is a fruit and vegetable market, where the locals, sometimes with a single box, sell their fresh products. Often picked the same day or taken fresh from the field. Walk down the street and you find a beautiful park. Nice to have a bica (coffee) on a terrace. Next to the park is the Termal Hospital, a hospital built by Queen Donna Leonor in the 15th century. The hospital was build here because of the water cont...

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Nice glass of Ginjinha with a view

Obidos Obidos is a small town on top of a hill with white houses, completely surrounded by high medieval walls covered with colorful Bougainvillea plants. The castle with its massive tower has now been converted into an elegant Pousada. It is very cozy in the small streets. From the city wall you have not only a spectacular view of the old city, but also of the surrounding area. Very nice is the main street that you enter through the large gate, with its beautiful blue wall tiles (Azulejos). The...

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Find the treasures of Tomar

Tomar, where the Order of the Knights Templar was once located, is a charming city with great nartistic and cultural history. The city is very well known by the Convento de Cristo Monastery. This is one of the most important Portuguese buildings from the Renaissance. Take enough time to visit the monastery and discover some treasures, such as the images on the Renaissance portal, the symbolism of the Manueline window of the chapter house, the architectural details of the Claustro Principal and t...

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Just walk and get inspired

Buddha Eden Garden A wonderful garden in Bombarral filled with sculptures. When the Taliban blown up huge Buddha statues in Afghanistan in 2001, a wealthy Portuguese businessman, José Bernardo, decided he would give the world back a place of peace. He shipped various Buddha statues from this affected area to Portugal. On a huge estate “Quinta dos Loridos” (more than 45 hectares), the giant Buddha statues dominates in an environment of olive and vineyards. The garden is now also expanding wi...

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Discover the largest church of Portugal

Alcobaça has the largest church in Portugal. The Mosteiro de Santa Maria. In this monastery are buried Pedro, son of Alfonso IV and his lady-in-waiting, Ines Castro, each in their own stone tomb. A love story! The Romeo and Juliet story of Portugal. Their love story is very famous. Pedro, son of King Afonso IV, would marry the Galician Constança. She came to the Portuguese court with her lady-in-waiting, Inês. Pedro and Inês fell madly in love with each other. This  alarmed Afonso IV t...

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Altar of the world

Fatima The history of Fatima is related to the appearance of Virgin Mary on May 13th, 1917. On this day three children, Lucia Santos, Jacinta Marta and Francesco, saw a female appearance. She told them to come back to this place for the next five months. Eventually 70,000 pilgrims gathered on October 13th. Only one of the children, Lucia, was told the secret of Fatima at the last appearance of Mary. The secret was in three parts: a vision of hell, a vision of war and the murder of a pope. Two of...

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Exciting caves

Spectacular stalactite caves You can visit a number of stalactite caves in the Serra d'Aire e Candeeiros Natural Park. All three provide a spectacular view under the earth. The caves are extra beautifully lit in some places. Exhibitions are also regularly held there. There are several locations, namely: Grutas Alvados / San Antonio Grutas da Moeda Grutas Mira d'Aire

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The Venice of Portugal

‘Aveiro, the Venice of Portugal This city with its canals, flat boats and bridges reminds you to Venice In the city center there are many beautiful tiled houses. The city is located on the laguna de Ria de Aveiro and the Atlantic Ocean. The city has developed well economically. Aveiro is known for its salt pans, porcelain factories, pottery workshops and canning industry. At the beach of Aveiro there are a lot of colorful beach bars. The small, colorful boats that used to take alga...

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A nice location in Portugal

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