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Cottage in Vila Praia de Ancora, Viana do Castelo

Bedrooms 5
Space 280 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Private Pool
  • children welcome


About the property

Welcome to a place surrounded by green nature ...

Surrounded by a rural area dominated by subsistence agriculture, is a great place to leave enchanted by the folklore and traditions of Minho people.

If looking for a place to rest and at the same time experience a new culture with secular roots, this is the place!

We put at the disposal of our visitors various adventure activities and nature, like hiking in the mountains, horseback riding, riding lessons, sea sports and many more activities!

Come, be enchanted by the Alto Minho!

Francisco Verde Lírio
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2017


Riba de Âncora Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 280 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 14
  • smoking allowed
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain
  • River
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • - 1 queen , 1 child bed
    - 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon
    - 1 queen
    - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    - 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Cottage in Vila Praia de Ancora, Viana do Castelo
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

fantastic holiday villa

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from 2 weeks in Tras O Rio, with a family party of 12. The property is magnificent. It is set in beautiful grounds with the best furnishing indoors. The owner, Francisco, could not have been more welcoming and accomodating, even driving us around the local sights with his English speaking daughter to accustomise us to the area. As mentioned in a previous review he even supplied us with boxes of wine following our arrival. There were around seven bikes available for our free use, with around 20 minutes ride to the nearest beach and supermarket. Overall a fantastic holiday . I would not hesitate to recommend Quinta Tras O Rio for any large gathering.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Magnificent Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Quinta Trás o Rio was nothing short than magnificent. We were a group of 16 student friends from Germany and this house was the best place in Portugal to spend time together.

The villa and the surrounding garden are enormous and very spacious. The house is well equipped, well looked after and tidy, with enough bed- and bathrooms for this amount of people, plus a dining room and a living room. The kitchen provides everything one needs, there is even a brick oven for pizzas. The garden is really beautiful and every dinner we were sitting outside at a big table, having a barbecue or else, enjoying the surrounding area and the sun set.

The house is set in a very friendly, rural area not far from the beach. You can easily reach it by bike or walking. The area invites you to do many outdoor activities. We for example had a wonderful time surfing, biking and hiking. Vila Praia de Ancora itself is quite a nice place to enjoy good restaurants, cafés or a stroll around the city.

The owner Francisco Verde Lírio was always really helpful, but discreet and was quickly reached via phone if there were any questions. It was very kind of him to give us two boxes of wine. So all in all everything came true as promised in the description and these 10 days at Quinta Trás o Rio will remain in our memory as one of the nicest holidays we ever had. I recommend a stay there 100% :)

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Friendly Host and Beutiful House

  • 5 of 5

3 Swedish families, 14 people, shared this beatiful house for a week! Our host, Fransisco was most friendly and helpful! The house was well planned and well equipped! We loved both the house and the beautiful garden surrounding it!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Aeroporto Sá Carneiro
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Estação de Caminhos de Ferro Vila Praia de Âncora
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Restaurantes de Vila Praia de Âncora
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Praia de Vila Praia de Âncora
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Riba de Âncora Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Páscoa 2017
Apr 10 2017 - Apr 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
Junho 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Julho e Agosto 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Setembro 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Natal 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Tax Rate 6.0%

Pagamento de 25% do montante total aquando da reserva.
Pagamento dos restantes 75% até 15 dias antes da estadia.
Os pagamentos devem ser efetuados através de transferência bancária.
Cancelamentos até 30 dias antes da estadia implicam a perda do sinal entregue aquando da reserva (25 %).

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Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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