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In the province of Alentejo, two hours drive from Lisbon and Faro airport, ligt Selfonature. Samonatura consists of 5 cottages with a pool, sauna and jacuzzi on a mountain with beautiful ocean views.

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In the province of Alentejo, two hours drive from Lisbon and Faro airport, ligt Selfonature. Samonatura consists of 5 cottages with a pool, sauna and jacuzzi on a mountain with beautiful ocean views.

This is a naturist resort run by the Dutch couple Martine & Jos. This naturist resort is located on a mountain, giving you very nice views over the valley and the ocean. The nearest nudist beach is about half an hour away.

Samonatura is located against a mountainside in the beautiful province of Alentejo, Portugal. Because it is higher you have a beautiful view over the valley and the Atlantic Ocean. The mountainside is called Samouqueirinha and that's where the name Samonatura comes from, because it is a naturist resort. It is located between Vila Nova de Milfontes and the village of São Luis, about 7 km from the Atlantic Ocean. The grounds are 9 ha, whose 5 hectares of pine trees and the rest unspoiled nature with beautiful rocks. This accommodation is less suitable for people with reduced mobility.

Samonatura is also open in winter on request. Ask us for the possibilities.

Portugal is a popular holiday destination for the Dutch, but in terms of naturism not much is possible. Samonatura is located in the southern Alentejo province of Portugal. The landscape of the Alentejo is very varied. The Atlantic Ocean is approx 20 minute drive. We have visited Praia do Salto, a very nice nudist beach, that approx 30 minutes drive.

It's in Portugal 1 hour earlier than in the Netherlands.

Portuguese cuisine:
Portuguese cuisine is a bit like Spanish cuisine. The most famous sweet dish from Portugal is Pastel de Belém, this is a kind of pastry with pudding and you really have to try it! Many fish and shellfish can be found in Portuguese cuisine.

Language:
The vast majority of the population speaks Portuguese, with several dialects. Portuguese is a Roman world language and outside of Portugal it is also spoken in Brazil, Angola, Guinea-Bissau, Sao Tome in Principe, East Timor, Cape Verde, Mozambique, and other areas, like Goa and Malacca (Cristao). It is also spoken by a minority in Macau, where it is an official language.

Currency:
Portugal is part of the European Union and you can also pay with the Euro here.
Nearly all cards will be accepted for paying. Credit cards are also accepted.

Climate:
Into the summers Alentejo are hot and dry, while winters are wet but mild. Spring and autumn are rather pleasant, with moderate temperatures. The climate is nowhere else in Portugal as warm as in Alentejo. … However, the temperatures can rise much further, to more than 35 ° C.

Climate table Alentejo, Portugal
Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Average temperature 19 22 27 30 31 28 22
Average number of hours of sunshine per day 7 9 10 12 11 8 7
Average number of days of precipitation 12 9 6 2 3 5 11

Source: climate information

We have visited Samonatura for you and thought it was a wonderful resort.

Facilities & Relaxation:
- Zouwater swimming pool 4 x 10 meter (shower and toilet available)
– Jacuzzi
– Sauna
– Free WIFI
- Bare foot path
- Boulesbaan game
- Rental of simple mountain bikes
- Outdoor kitchen that everyone can use with a bbq

Nearest nudist beach is approx 20 minutes, Salto Beach is circa 30 minute drive.

By car:
Samonatura is circa 2326 km from Utrecht.
A car (or rental car) is a good way to travel around Portugal and useful if you want to visit slightly remote places. The roads in Portugal are of good quality. On the highways is described where the nearest gas station / restaurant, picnic areas are. Please note that you are on French, Spanish and Portuguese highways have to pay toll if you go with your own car. The toll can be paid by cash or credit card.

Furthermore, you must be owned by International Insurance certificates known as the green card if you go by car.

A valid driver's license, is necessary.

With the plane:
It is about 3 hours to Faro or Lisbon. From Faro or Lisbon it is approx 2 hour drive. We mediate among other Transavia, TAP and Ryanair. We advise you to rent a car so you can see more of the environment. If you want to go to the beach, you definitely need a rental car.

Information about the flight days and the rental car can be asked by us.

Samonatura has 5 accommodations: Casa Lua Nova (new moon) for 4-8 people, with attached Casa Arco-Íris (rainbow) in front 2-6 people, Sunset House (zonsondergang), a luxury stay for 2 people, Casa Rio Mira (river view) in front 2 persons with their own character and beautiful views and Casa do Mar (sea house) for 2 persons with underfloor heating. All accommodations include SAT TV with Dutch channels, gratis WIFI, sheets, towels, great beach towels and bathrobes. A parasol and mats for the beach are also available. At least all beds in the houses are 2 meters long.

New Moon House / 4-8 people
This house is in 2001 built, but has a rustic look. It's spacious, comfortably and attractively furnished. There is a living room with seating, wood stove, TV with satellite where also Dutch channels can be seen, radio CD with USB connection, large fully fitted kitchen with oven, fridge with freezer compartment, 5-burner gas stove, dining table 8 chairs, coffee machine, kettle and toaster, bedroom with double bed and wardrobe, bathroom with shower, bathtub, toilet, washbasin and hairdryer, extra toilet, upstairs is a landing with sink and 2 bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with 2 single beds. Terrace: patio chairs, dining table 6 chairs, possibility to add extra chairs, 2 comfortable sunbeds, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Washing machine and larger freezer for shared use.

Casa Lua Nova can be rented separately or together with Casa Arco-Íris. A double door connects the two houses, making them suitable as accommodation for 2 families or one group.

Rainbow House / 2-6 people
This house is adjacent to Casa Lua Nova, but has its own character. It has its own entrance and terrace and also has a nice attic with a double bed. The apartment is tastefully decorated and also has a beautiful view over the ocean. There is a living room with seating, wood stove, TV with satellite where also Dutch channels can be seen, radio CD with USB connection, open kitchen fully equipped with fridge freezer, 4-burner gas stove, dining table, coffee machine, kettle and toaster. There is a bedroom with a double bed and a bedroom with 2 single beds. The bathroom has a shower, toilet, washbasin and hairdryer. Terrace: patio chairs, dining table 6 chairs, possibility to add extra chairs, 2 comfortable sunbeds, with a beautiful view over the Atlantic Ocean.

House Sunset / about 50m2 / 1-2 people
This home is also spacious and luxurious to stay in for maximum 2 people. It has a spacious living room with sliding doors and sea views. In addition, a beautiful large terrace with luxurious sun loungers. The kitchen has an induction hob, fridge, microwaver, coffee machine and is equipped with all kitchen utensils. The studio has a bedroom with a double bed and wardrobe. The bathroom has a large walk-in shower, with sink and toilet.

Rio Mira House / about 36 m² / 1-2 people
Casa Rio Mira is a wooden accommodation with a rustic appearance. Made of round beams 16 cm diameter and with insulation in between. This ensures that the home stays nice and cool during hot days. It is a cozy, comfortable house with a bedroom with a double bed, living room with open kitchen with induction hob, damper, coffee machine, water cooker, toaster, fridge and microwave. The living room has a cozy sitting area. At the front of the house is a terrace with easy chairs from which you can enjoy the beautiful view and the wonderful tranquility. On the side a beautiful spacious terrace with sunbeds has been created where you can enjoy the sun and the view of the luxurious sunbeds with cushions, possibly under a large parasol..

House of the Sea / 1-2 people
This cottage is only in 2018 built with its own character and has underfloor heating for when it is in the front- or fall a bit cooler. It has a living room with a cozy seating area and an open kitchen that is fully equipped with a dining table, fridge with freezer compartment, Induction cooker, coffee machine, water cooker, toaster. The bedroom has a double bed (160 × 210 cm) and a wardrobe, the bathroom has a shower, toilet, washbasin and hairdryer. Terrace: patio chairs, dining table 2 chairs, 2 comfortable sunbeds, with a beautiful view over the Atlantic Ocean here too.

      Price per house per week:
      Based on lodging.

      Special features:
      - Minimum stay of 3 nights.
      - Extra person € 10,- per night.
      - Prices for December to February are on request.

      Prices summer 2021

      01/03-30/04
      01/10-30/11
      01/05-30/09
      Accommodation 1-2 people595735

      All prices are in Euro, unless otherwise stated. The prices are exclusive. € 25 fee per booking, Local Taxes, any increase in airport tax, fuel surcharges, security fees and € 2,50 calamity fund. Price changes! We reserve the right to change the fares if changes in transportation, charges payable (eg fuel- or noise surcharges) and applicable exchange rates give rise (note a number of locations are supplied in US Dollar Prices). Increases in these costs will be passed in the price. If you want to go into a busy period on holiday and the flights are fully booked by the airline we cooperate, it can happen that you can still book your vacation with a extra fee. This of course in agreement with you. It is also possible to fly from Brussels and several German airports to many of our destinations. Rates are available on request at Internatuur.NB Internatuur calculate € 20 per ticket for Corsica Ferries and E-tickets (eg, internet tickets. Transavia ) and € 40 per ticket for regular services such as individual tickets KLM / Iberia. At the moment, almost all charter flight prices are excluding food and drinks. Food and drinks are on board for payment.

      ATTENTION: For scheduled trips (plane, boot (Jackpot-rate), bus, etc.) it can happen that we can book the flight with a cheap rate for you. When we book this rate for you it is not possible to cancel or change the ticket. When this is really necessary, the costs are 100%. With charter flights are the cancellation costs 100% with departure within 4 weeks or more. These conditions are different from the ANVR conditions. When you have a valid reason to cancel the ticket, these costs will be covered, as long as you have a cancellation insurance.

      Other travel periods than stated, are always possible. Please contact our reservations department.

      New Moon House
      4/8-people
      Rainbow House
      2/6-people
      House Sunset
      1/2-people
      Rio Mira House
      1/2-people
      Casa do Mar
      1/2-people