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holiday montain

15 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Guarda District Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Very peaceful, completely renovated, real countryside, near to Serra da Estrela (highest mountain in Portugal), all mod cons, discount for long stay.

  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Luisa&Paulo Costa
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
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Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2016
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based on 15 traveler reviews

holiday montain
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews

quiet place with a wonderful surrounding

  • 5 of 5

The house is in a retired, quiet place in the middle of nature, with wonderful surrounding, original interior design. It was easy to find with the precise indications of the owners, who are very friendly and helpful. We didn't feel the absence of anything.

The house is very well located at the Serra da Estrella foothills. Also there are a lot of fortifications in the neighborhood, in a convenient driving distance.

Me and my o'team stayed there a week and we enjoyed every moment of our stay.I warmly recommend this property for everyone.

Árpád from Kolozsvár

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Du calme dans un endroit de reve.

  • 5 of 5

Un gite qui a répondu parfaitement à nos attentes pour toute la famille. Un accueil chaleureux. Une piscine à la fraicheur bienvenue.

Un spot parfait pour visite le Parque Natural da Serra da Estrela: Une visite sur le toit du Portugal s'impose.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Paradise on a quiet location

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was fabulous. We enjoyed the nature and the quietness. The cottage is not big - but you don't need that in summer, and there's a big roofed terrace with outdoor kitchen: wood ovens, barbecue, gas furnace, and some toys. Don't expect luxury (except the wellcome airco in the hottest sleeping room), you should come here to enjoy nature and quietness. Around the cottages is an enormous 'park' with fruit trees, berries and a fantastic swimming pool. Paulo was a very friendly and helpful host! About 10 km is the nice little town Belmonte where you can do shopping, find some museums (we visited the jewish museum), and there's a very cheap and good restaurant (O Galo) next to the intermarche supermarket. A little further is the village Valhelhas with a nice river beach and a superb restaurant Soadro do Zezere. In the region, there are a lot of fortified little towns (we visited Sortelho, just one of them). Vela is located at the east side of the Serra da Estrela, we also enjoyed the drive to Coimbra right through the Mountains via Manteigas.

It's a pity we only stayed 5 nights there, we should have stayed longer.

Many thanks to Paulo.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Si quieres desconectar este es el lugar ideal

  • 5 of 5

Ha sido una semana muy relajante, el lugar invita a ello. La casa es fresca y cómoda, la piscina estupenda y con juegos para niños y adolescentes (dardos, ping pong, futbolín). La zona es bonita, tiene pueblos interesantes que visitar. Los dueños de la casa han sido muy amables y hospitalarios. Volvería sin dudarlo.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Paradijsje achter de bergen

  • 4 of 5

Verwacht niet teveel materiële luxe, maar wel de luxe van een eigen prachtplek onder de zon en sterren, met alles wat een vakantie leuk en onvergetelijk kan maken.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Un cottage meraviglioso

  • 5 of 5

Siamo stati in questo delizioso cottage durante le vacanze estive. I proprietari ci hanno accolti con gentilezza, generosità e con grande attenzione, facendo un preparativo speciale per il nostro anniversario di matrimonio. Ci hanno fatto degustare i prodotti del loro orto, un vino per brindare, candele, fiori freschi e petali sul letto.

L'appartamento è comodo, pulito e perfettamente funzionale e ben attrezzato. Lo consigliamo a chi è in cerca di pace, serenità e pieno contatto con la natura,

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
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Nearest Airport
210 Kilometres
Aeroporto Francisco Sá Carneiro - Porto
Nearest Barpub
3.5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
20 Kilometres

The city of Porto or Vilar Formoso:take the motorway A25 ,follow directions for Guarda,take the exit for A23,follow directions for Castelo Branco,take the exit for 34 Bernespera, follow directions for N18, turn Vela.

Enjoy our regional food in a wide variety of restaurants, visit more than 10 historical villages within a radius of 50kms;

Pool; hiking; Golfe, BTT, ski.


Rates & Availability

Guarda District Cottage Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Natal Passagem de Ano
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $33 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

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Guarda District Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 190 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Holiday Resort
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Parasol
  • Pétanque Court
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • disco club
  • hydrotherapy
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing

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