PORTUGAL HOLIDAY VILLA 61499
Lamego, Vila Real
3 Bedrooms, Sleeps up to 6, Rating
£2,030 to £2,200 /week
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61499

VILLA DESCRIPTION

This exquisite property is one of 21 boutique villas situated on the estate of a well-known Portuguese deluxe spa resort. The properties of this extraordinary resort offer a stay of pure refinement and sophistication. With an area ranging from 140 sqm to 234 sqm, each villa has one, two or three floors, and is fully furnished with one, two or three bedrooms and a fully equipped kitchen, as well as an option for a private pool. Elegant décors unite the warmth of wood with the brilliance of chrome, which highlights the pureness of its geometrical and contemporary design.

Regardless which villa you stay at, you can benefit from the exclusive services that the resort offers: impressive 23,680 square feet spa featuring a sizable list of globe-trotting treatments, panoramic sauna and gym, steam room, heated water beds, library, 2 restaurants, bar, pool bar, wine room, wine tasting, river and bike tours, cooking classes and more. Please note that guests under the age of 18 are not allowed in the spa.

With a modern yet cosy atmosphere, this exquisite villa is particularly popular among customers. It is a 3 bedroom villa (220 sqm) ideal for family or groups travelling with friends.

All three bedrooms benefit from vineyard views.They all enjoy the luxury of a pillow menu and air-conditioning. Two of the bedrooms share access to a bathroom while the third has the luxury of an en suite shower room.

The villa enjoys the luxury of a private terrace and garden and shares pool with four other villas.

LOCATION DESCRIPTION

The complex is conveniently tucked in a 8 hectare property on the southern banks of the Douro river. It lies between the river and laced tiers of vineyards, in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage site of the port wine region, where dramatic views and panoramic landscapes are touched by gentle, fresh breeze.

The Douro Valley is located in a beautiful region, endowed with sunshine and a very particular climate, great wines and remarkable ports are produced for which the region is known worldwide.

The Douro valley, where nature and the work and will of local men had to come together to create unique wines in a region classified as world heritage by UNESCO, is one of the most fascinating humanized landscapes in the world.

The first officially demarcated wine region in the world, by the Marquis of Pombal in 1756, it combines the tradition of great Port wines with the excellence of new Douro table wines, with greater worldwide recognition year-on-year, in an overwhelming landscape of centuries-old vineyards set on steep hill slopes.

Take a boat trip, drive along the river or take a train: these are the best ways to enjoy and discover the breathtaking landscapes of the Douro valley. The wine route allows one to visit the wine-growing domains of the region, the so-called Quintas, where you can take part in local traditions in a welcoming environment and be surprised by the quality of their wines. Visits to museums and palaces as well as sporting activities are also available to our guests.

The multiple towns and villages spread throughout the valley are very much worth visiting as they will allow the traveller to get in touch with the region’s history and traditions, historical hidden treasures: Lamego and its baroque architecture, Régua with its riverside road along the Douro and the Douro museum, Vila real and the magnificent MateusPalace, not to mention century old traditions from São João da Pesqueira, Pinhão or Vila Nova de Foz Côa.

The history of Port wine and the top quality Douro wines are closely linked to their Quintas.

The different museums in the region whisper the long-kept stories, traditions and history of the Douro and its people. Examples of museums worth visiting are:

  • Lamego Museum displays a highly valuable collection of religious art showcasing the strong historical link between the city and the Catholic Church.
  • DouroMuseum tells the story about the region, the wines and its most relevant people.
  • Ervamoira combines the history of the Palaeolithic period in the Foz Côa natural park with the tradition of the Ramos Pinto port house.
  • MateusPalace and its valuable library where one can find an example of the 1st edition of the 15th Century “Lusiadas” poem.

The region, rich in nature forms, provides an ideal base for a wide range of outdoor activities: cycling alongside the river, golf in Amarante or Viseu, sailing, waterskiing or horse-riding.

A visit to the Douro is not complete without a trip on a rabelo boat or a ride on a historical steam train: the beauty of the landscape evokes memories of a long gone era and the region’s traditions.
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VILLA FEATURES

Location type:Mountain, Resort, Secluded
Theme:Away from it all, Luxury, Romantic
Activities available within a 15 minute drive:Museums, Restaurants, Cafes & Bars, Nature Trails, Spa Facilities, Cycling, Fishing, Horse riding, Water sports, Rambling, Sailing, Swimming
General Facilities:Concierge Service, Hairdryer, Mini bar, Safety deposit box, Wi-Fi, Air-conditioning, Cleaning service, Fireplace, Telephone (Cisco), Sauna (exclusive sauna in the resort), Gym equipment (large gym in the resort)
Additional Notes:No smoking inside the property
Kitchen:Breakfast Bar, Fully equipped kitchen, Coffee/espresso maker (upon demand), Fridge/Freezer, 4 ring hob, Dishwasher, Microwave, Oven
Dining room:Dining area
Bedrooms:Air-Conditioning, Total Bedrooms 3 (either king size bed or twin beds), Baby cot on request
Bathrooms:Bathrooms 1, Shower rooms 1
Entertainment:International Satellite TV, Local TV Channels, Flat Screen TV (LCD 26'')
Outside:Terrace, Garden
Swimming pools:Shared pool with 4 other villas
Car Hire:Recommended

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VILLA RENTAL RATES

  • 1 Sep 2013 - 20 Dec 2013 : £2,030 /week
  • 21 Dec 2013 - 4 Jan 2014 : £2,030 /week
  • 5 Jan 2014 - 23 Mar 2014 : £2,030 /week
  • 24 Mar 2014 - 7 Apr 2014 : £2,030 /week
  • 8 Apr 2014 - 30 Jun 2014 : £2,030 /week
  • 1 Jul 2014 - 31 Aug 2014 : £2,200 /week
  • 1 Sep 2014 - 20 Dec 2014 : £2,030 /week
  • 21 Dec 2014 - 4 Jan 2015 : £2,030 /week


Pricing Notes:
Rates include: Breakfast in the nearby hotel, taxes, cleaning service, concierge service, Wi Fi internet access

Additional services are available upon request. Please contact us for more information.


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VILLA CUSTOMER TESTIMONIALS

"This villa is a new addition to our programme, reviews will be posted shortly."
- Nov 2011
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