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Quinta do Mirante, a guest house with a view

Farm stay hosted by Michel
12 guests6 bedrooms11 beds3 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the farm stay to yourself.
Quinta do Mirante is over a hundred years old. Formerly a wine farm, our house is located on the hillside of the green valley where the rivers Douro, Paiva and Tamega meet. The name ‘Mirante’ was inspired by the view seen from a uniquely large rock studded with cedar trees. Roughly 50 kilometres from Porto, the airport and the long beaches, we are happy to be comfortable nestled close to the city but far enough inland to be part of Portugal’s famous wine country.

The space
Our quinta is a place for friends and families to spend a magical stay away from home. An environment naturally designed for group getaways, with more than enough space besides for moments of quiet solitude and rejuvenation. Gaze out onto the valley while you enjoy a dip in our summit pool. Lose yourself among our fruit tree plateaus. Stroll the olive fields or walk the forest paths until you find your place to enjoy the view. Seek out hidden niches scattered across the terrain. Gather fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs from the garden to prepare your own lunch or dinner. Or simply pick a spot on the terrace under the palms and let yourself be pampered with a glass of chilled wine and a local snack.

Guest access
You will have the whole guest house for yourselves, with a living, a fully equipped kitchen, the veranda, terraces, the outdoor kitchen, the pool, the hammock place and 4 hectares of fruit gardens, vegetable gardens and forest.

License number
103568/AL
Quinta do Mirante is over a hundred years old. Formerly a wine farm, our house is located on the hillside of the green valley where the rivers Douro, Paiva and Tamega meet. The name ‘Mirante’ was inspired by the view seen from a uniquely large rock studded with cedar trees. Roughly 50 kilometres from Porto, the airport and the long beaches, we are happy to be comfortable nestled close to the city but far enough inlan…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
2 single beds
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
2 single beds
Bedroom 5
2 single beds
Bedroom 6
1 bunk bed

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Wifi
Kitchen
Pool
Heating
Indoor fireplace
Hair dryer
Washer
Iron
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Location

Castelo de Paiva, Aveiro District, Portugal

In the region there is a lot to do and to see: Douro Verde Valley, Vinho Verde region, Roman Route, many hiking trails, water activities, local gastronomy and visits to local farms. Porto, the Atlantic coast, Aveiro, Guimarães, Amarante, all in 1 hour distance.

Hosted by Michel

Joined in December 2019
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After many years spent promoting food, drinks and culture in the Netherlands and France, Jacqueline and I moved to Portugal to dedicate our lives to what we like the most: bringing different cultures together by welcoming open-minded people from all horizons. Our sons and their partners are following us in this exciting adventure. As well as our dog and our cat. We are working hard and passionately to turn our beautiful Quinta more and more into a paradise.
After many years spent promoting food, drinks and culture in the Netherlands and France, Jacqueline and I moved to Portugal to dedicate our lives to what we like the most: bringing…
During your stay
We live in the private, seperate area of the Quinta, so we are always at your disposal in English, French and Dutch. Sorry, still working hard to add Portuguese to our list as well!
  • Policy number: 103568/AL
  • Languages: Nederlands, English, Français
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
No smoking
No pets
Safety & Property
No carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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