Casa Vicki, GaliciaOlveira de Arriba | Ref: GOLV1 | Bedrooms: 3 | Sleeps: 8
Delightful country house with pool, near beaches, magnificent sand dunes and fishing ports.
Up a country lane, backed by pine woods, with lovely views of the valley and of the coast on a clear day, you are seemingly away from it all, but within a very short drive are magnificent sand dunes, beaches and the picturesque fishing port of Corrubedo.
Beautifully designed and decorated with the owner's artistic eye ever present, it is so peaceful and relaxing that you might find it hard to tear yourself away.
Children will be delighted with the swings and the Wendy house and other toys provided and with all the outside space to explore.
Although there are no immediate amenities, a pleasant walk will take you to a local restaurant with many more nearby and Corrubedo has its share of shops and Ribeira, a little further, has all facilities. Day trips to the historical cities of Santiago, Pontevedra and Vigo are all easy.
Accommodation DescriptionFront gates open into drive and grounds (5000m2) Up outside steps to wide covered porch which goes along the front and the side of the house.
Front door opens into entrance. Arched door off this into huge living room with sitting and dining areas and doors onto the covered porch, garden and swimming pool and door to the kitchen.
From entrance, door to large, open plan kitchen and down steps to dining area and door onto garden and BBQ area and door to hall.
Also from entrance, down steps to hall and cloakroom and three bedrooms (one double plus bunk beds and ensuite bathroom, one double and one twin (with door onto garden) and bathroom.
Washing machine and tumble drier in closet behind the downstairs cloakroom.
Licence number: VUT-CO-002245
|Bedroom Details:||1 dble and 1 bunk bed, 1 dble, 1 twin.|
|Bathrooms:||3; (1 cloakroom with W.C. and washbasin. 1 ensuite bathroom with bath and shower unit, W.C. and washbasin. Ensuite bathroom with shwr. unit, W.C. and washbasin.)|
|Nearest Shop:||5kms - Artes - Casa Ramona|
|Bars/Restaurants:||1.3 kms - Oliveira - Restaurante Vilas|
|Nearest Airport:||Santiago (79km)|
|Nearest Ferryport:||Santander (559km)|
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|High||July & August; Easter: Local bank holidays||£2350|
|Low||Rest of Year||£2150|
Christmas and main public holidays are charged at mid or high season rates.
This property has the following options
(NB 'short breaks' and 'small party' offers not available in high season)
Self Catering Holiday (min 7 nights)
Corrubedo´s beaches and dunes - 3km
Olveira de Arriba
On the south side of the Barbanza peninsula are various resorts and ports with good shopping and eating; but this is a busier part of the world. To really “get away from it all” there are the white beaches and the amazing sand dunes of Cabo Corrubedo and its lovely little seaside town, the mixture of sand and low simple buildings giving a feeling of a more southern clime.
To the north along the southern shores of the ria de Muros y Noia are little towns and villages and a good choice of sandy beaches. Further amenities are at hand at picturesque Porto do Son and in Portosin with its tennis court and Club Maritimo. Noia (Noja) at the mouth of the estuary gives you a chance to combine shopping and history, as it has some grand old houses and three beautiful churches.
- Beautiful local beaches.
- Visit the delightful nearby fishing port of Corrubedo and the spectacular sand dunes - a five minute drive!
- Visit the lighthouse at Corrubedo, working since 1854.
- Go up to the Mirador de Curota to get the best view of the amazing Rias Baixas.
- Discover the 6000 year old Dolmen of Axeitos at Bretal, 6 kms from Corrubedo.
- Take a trip to wonderful Santiago de Compostela, Pontevedra and Vigo.
- Visit Padrón, birthplace of Camilo José Cela, nobel prize winning writer.
- Visit picturesque nearby fishing port of Porto do Son.
- Sample the delicious fish and seafood everywhere and try the excellent local restaurants.
- Explore the interesting old town of Noia with its ancient churches, mysterious cemetery and fantastic indoor food market.
- Visit the Celtic Castro de Baroña just a short drive away.
Holiday Ideas near Olveira de Arriba
The Rias Bajas region in the south of Galicia is well served by air:
From Heathrow to A Coruña 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. Ireland to North Spain - 2 sailings a week.
Please ask us for advice on ferry crossings, timetables and flexible start dates to fit with the crossings.
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
"Excellent. Great accommodation and host." (Client 2019)
"Very good villa with swimming pool". Client 2019
"We had the most amazing time staying at Casa Vicky! Vicky was a brilliant host who was so accommodating - she gave us lots of recommendations for local restaurants, beaches and other places to go to, which was brilliant as I don’t think we would have stumbled across them without her.
The area is not touristy at all and we didn’t come across another english person the whole time we were there which was wonderful! Anytime I had a question, Vicky was on the end of a text or phone call and answered straight away.
The house itself is stunning and full of character, and the garden is just amazing, perfect for the children with the pool and play area, as well as for playing hide and seek!
I would 100% recommend this property and we will definitely be back!!"