Casita de Freixan, GaliciaSan Mamede | Ref: GCAR6 | Bedrooms: 2 | Sleeps: 4
Cosy little cottage in peaceful hamlet overlooking Carnota bay - just a short drive to the beach.
At the top of the pretty neighbourhood of Louredo in the village of San Mamede, the house shares a yard with the owners but has a separate garden and paved terrace across the quiet lane from which to enjoy the magnificent views over the bay of Carnota.
The feature fireplace and electric heaters make this a good choice at any time of the year. The helpful owner, Mari Sol, speaks perfect English.
Accommodation DescriptionThrough front door to open plan sitting room (2 large sofas, TV, fireplace), diner (table, 4 chairs) and kitchen (modern, fitted units).
2 bedrooms (1 double, 1 with bunks) and bathroom (shower over bath) lead off main room.
Yard shared with owner but garden and paved terrace over the lane for guests' exclusive use with gazebo, garden furniture and parking space.
The house has WIFI.
NB There is a small charge, payable locally, for use of the heaters in cooler months.
Reg No. VUT-CO-00079
|Bedroom Details:||1 double; 1 bunks|
|Bathrooms:||1; (1 bathroom)|
|Nearest Shop:||1km (has bar in shop)|
|Nearest Airport:||Santiago (86km)|
|Nearest Ferryport:||Santander (555km)|
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This property has the following options
(NB 'short breaks' and 'small party' offers not available in high season)
All amenities can be found in Carnota (four kilometres) where there is a market on Wednesdays. There are also three very good fish and seafood restaurants within a short drive at nearby Caldebarcos.
- Beautiful beaches - Playa de Carnota an easy walk.
- Walking and cycling in the hills behind the village.
- Visit the horreo (grainstore) at Carnota - longest in the world.
- Explore the interesting old towns of Muros and Noia.
- Visit Cabo Finisterra and its lighthouse "the end of the world" - the western most point of continental Europe.
- Go to Ezarķ and Monte Pindo "the Celtic Olympus" with huge granite boulders with mysterious engravings and ruins of ancient shrines and dramatic waterfalls.
- Visit A Coruņa and Santiago de Compostela.
Holiday Ideas near San Mamede
The Rias Bajas region in the south of Galicia is well served by air:
From Heathrow to A Coruņa with Vueling (BA);
From Gatwick to Santiago with Easyjet;
From Stansted to Vigo or Santiago with Ryanair;
From Dublin to Vigo with Ryanair or Santiago with Aer Lingus.
For the more southerly properties flights to Porto in Portugal may also be a good option:
From Heathrow with BA;
From Gatwick with Easyjet or TAP;
From Stansted with Ryanair;
From Luton with Easyjet;
From Manchester with TAP, Easyjet or Ryanair;
From Bristol with Easyjet;
From Edinburgh with Ryanair;
From Dublin with TAP and Ryanair.
NB Flights are not included but we can advise on routes and timetables
Good motorway links now make ferry travel a possibility though you may need to consider stop-overs depending on sailing times (see our selection of hotels)
(Vigo is 5 hours 30 mins from Santander)
Ferries: Plymouth or Portsmouth to Santander or Bilbao 7 sailings weekly.
We can include the ferry crossings as part of the package
If travelling by air we recommend renting a hire car to make the most out of your visit to the area. If you prefer to use public transport please consult our expert staff for advice on which properties are more suitable.
If coming on the ferry you will use your own vehicle - we recommend that you ensure that insurance and breakdown cover are in place. For full advice on how to prepare the vehicle etc see the Brittany Ferries website
In either case we will provide full instructions to arrive at your holiday accommodation, complete with GPS co-ordinates.
Reviews of this property
"The Casita de Freixan is in a beautiful location with fantastic views. The area is completely unspoilt with some of the best beaches in Spain. Galicia is known for its wonderful food and you will not be disappointed. The holiday was made all the more memorable by the warm and generous welcome from the English speaking owner Marisol
This is the real Spain, go before it changes",Client 2011)
"Thank you for everything you have done for us. Our stay has been brilliant", (Client 2010)
"We had a wonderful holiday - beautiful location, beaches, people and wonderful food. I would highly recommend the experience to others", (Client 2010)
"Mari Sol and her family made us feel very welcome. The beach, indeed the whole area, was absolutely outstanding and thoroughly unspoiled. Mari Sol couldnt have done anything more to make us feel at home", (Client 2009)
"Owner very nice and location great", (Client 2008)
"I've just come back from a wonderful holiday in Galicia. We stayed with Marisol, near Carnota, and everything was perfect. She is the most wonderful hostess! the holiday was absolutely wonderful - our best ever according to our seven year old! So thankyou!", (Client 2008)
"Very welcoming. Lovely house and lovely people-provided us with wood when cold", (Client 2008)