£66 / night
Price for guests, Nights

Casa do Norte - Charming and cozy cottage for rent, Santa Maria - Azores – Home 668998 Cottage

  • 1 bedroom
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Casa do Norte - Charming and cozy cottage for rent, Santa Maria - Azores – Home 668998

  • Cottage
  • 1 bedroom
  • sleeps 4
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

Description from owner


Located in the countryside, Casa do Norte is a charming, romantic and cozy cottage, a perfect vacation option for a couple, or a travel solo, looking for peace, tranquility and comfort.

This holiday house offers total privacy to their guests and is surrounded by a large, beautiful and private garden with fruit trees and several herbs that can be used fresh for cooking and tea.

Casa do Norte, awarded with the "Miosótis" prize for its environmental practices, offers stunning sea and mountain views in Lugar do Norte, parish of Santa Barbara, on the north side of the island. In true rural serenity, tranquility and silence predominate for perfect connection with nature. Several nearby trails provide opportunities for pleasant walks, including access to São Lourenço bay, one of the most beautiful of the archipelago, where during summer you can kayak, surf, dive or simply soak in the clear and warm sea and lay down on the beach.

This rural cottage for rent is fully equipped. The main floor is designed with an open space kitchen, living and dining room and sleeping area. In addition to the double bed, the sofa converts into twin beds to increase the accommodation capacity to four people. The lower floor has a large, full bathroom which was converted from the original storehouse.

Features: T0 (open space), max. 4, but ideal for 2 persons ;

First floor: bedroom, living room and kitchen;

Ground floor: large and complete bathroom

Equipment: refrigerator, microwave, washing machine, satellite TV, CD player, library, among others.

Outside: garden furniture, including barbecue, tables and wooden benches and loungers.

Internet (wi-fi), channel tv and bicycles are also available for guests use for free.

Through partnership with local businesses, guests can enjoy various activities, from guided themed walking tours, boat tours, diving, canyoning, mountain biking, among others.

Distances from Casa do Norte:

5 km to São Lourenço (beach and restaurants - summer time)

3 km to Santa Barbara (café and mini-market)

15 km to Vila do Porto (main town)

16 km to the airport and the port of Vila Porto.

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Stereo system
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

Beautiful natural landscape around Casa do Norte. Ocean and mountain views, a perfect match between the green of the fiel and the blue from the sky and the ocean. Private area and a nice garden around with fresh herbs that guests can use to cook or for making tea.

Interaction with guest

We are available to help our guests in everything they need, on their arrival and during their stay.


This rental can only be paid for online through HouseTrip using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Laurinda S.

Tourist Licence

Average reply time:
1 hour 17 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
05 Apr 2020
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese


Map and how to get there


Guest reviews

24 reviews

Very Good

“Rust, uitzicht en gastvrijheid”

Reviewed 29 Jun 2019

Het huis ligt op een prachtige locatie met uitzicht op weilanden en de oceaan. Er omheen een grote tuin met onder andere citroenbomen en verse kruiden. En twee terrassen met stoelen en tafels. De inr… More

“Secluded Location, Beautiful Surroundings”

Reviewed 6 Jun 2019

My wife and I booked Casa do Norte as part of our 40th wedding anniversary trip to the Azores and could not have been happier with our choice. The house itself is an example of a traditional Santa Mar… More


Reviewed 28 May 2019

Maison typique restaurée avec beaucoup de goût.Vue mer et montagne époustouflante! Environnement très calme, départ de sentiers à proximité.Ile petite a… More

“Authentic stay”

Reviewed 15 Apr 2019

Travel is about getting a sense of place and Casa do Norte is authentic Santa Maria. A beautifully restored tradicional home, Casa do Norte offers ample views over the ocean and beautiful manicured gr… More

Owner's reply: Thank you Minuvida for this lovely review and for choosing to stay with us during your retreat in Santa Maria island. It was a great pleasure to host you and you are always welcome at Casa do Norte!

“Ideal house between the mountain and the sea.”

Reviewed 23 Nov 2018

The location of Casa do Norte is amazing with open mountain and sea views. Inside everything works to provide a cosy atmosphere, and the garden outside is just stunning! Laurinda (the owner) is a care… More

Owner's reply: Thank you Gonçalo for this lovely review about your stay at Casa do Norte. We will be very happy to receive you again anytime you want, you'll be more than welcome!

“Une fois de plus... ici !”

Reviewed 30 Sep 2018

Une fois de plus aux Açores, Une fois de plus à Santa Maria, Une fois de plus à Casa do Norte... Une semaine nécessaire pour me vider, puis respirer en accord avec ce Nort… More

Owner's reply: Merci beaucoup Eric, c'est un immense plaisir de lire ce que vous écrivez au sujet de votre expérience avec Casa do Norte et Santa Maria. A chaque retour, c’est toujours avec un grand plaisir que nous le recevons ici et espérons pouvoir continuer à le recevoir. Vous savez aussi que vous êtes toujours le bienvenu!

“Casa do Norte. Santa Maria. Inoubliable.”

Reviewed 24 Sep 2018

Une jolie et authentique maison mariense très bien équipée dans un endroit sublime. L'Accueil chaleureux et attentionné de Laurinda ne s'oublie pas. Santa Maria … More

Owner's reply: Merci beaucoup pour ce charmant commentaire sur votre séjour à la Casa do Norte. Nous serons heureux de vous accueillir chez nous et à Santa Maria chaque fois que vous voudrez revenir. Vous serez toujours bienvenus!

“O tempo parou”

Reviewed 2 Jul 2018

São locais como estes que nos fazem pensar como a vida é interessante. Que nos placam e nos deixam sem respirar. Local simples e pojado de carácter. O alojamento encontra-se em p… More

Owner's reply: Muito obrigada pelo seu inspirado testemunho e por ter absorvido tão bem aquilo que, a partir da Casa do Norte, procurámos transmitir aos nossos hóspedes: experiências únicas, autênticas e inesquecíveis. Foi um gosto recebe-los em Santa Maria e por cá serão sempre bem vindos. Laurinda.

“Perfect cosy paradise!”

Reviewed 29 Dec 2017

I was staying at Laurinda's beautiful traditional mariense cottage for Christmas and loved it. It is situated in a very calm rural area where you get so see Santa Maria's stunning nature and… More

Owner's reply: Dear Isabella, thank you so much for choosing to stay with us and for this lovely words :) It was a great pleasure to meet you and have you as a guest in my house. I wish you all the best in the world and for 2018 wonderful trips, wherever you go... If you ever decide to return to Santa Maria, you will always be welcome at Casa do Norte! Happy New Year :) Laurinda.

“It is an amazing place!”

Reviewed 28 Jul 2017

Casa do Norte - this is a wonderful and very cozy cottage, located in a picturesque place with a stunning view of the ocean. Every evening you can watch the sunset, enjoy a delicious dinner. Laurinda … More

Owner's reply: Thank you so much Yuliya for choosing Casa do Norte for your holidays. It was a great pleasure to receive you and your family. I'm really happy that you had a great time with us :) If you decide to return one day I'll be more than happy to receive you again. All the best!

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How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Laurinda (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Laurinda (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Laurinda (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Laurinda the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Laurinda (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Laurinda (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Book your stay form, a booking request is sent to Laurinda (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

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How do I know my booking is safe?

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Laurinda (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Laurinda (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Laurinda (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Laurinda (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Laurinda (the owner) a message.

If Laurinda (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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