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Quinta da Sabica Douro

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Casa da Oliveira

Guest house | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 121 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

São Martinho de Anta In the heart of the Douro region, home of the writer Miguel Torga,

and near Sabrosa, birthplace of Fernao de Magalhaes, the famous navigator.

Here the guest can enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the Douro Valley, in a cosy atmosphere.

Now you can stay with us at our Guest House Casa da Oliveira bed and breakfast

Outdoor activities from tours to wine tastings

The county of Sabrosa, with the area of 180 km2, belongs to the district of Vila Real and the group of 13 municipalities that make up the Alto Douro Wine Region, recently raised by the UNESCO World Heritage.

The region where they implanted the county shows clear signs of having been inhabited since ancient times. There are traces that date from the Neolithic period, as are the many funerary monuments, or dolmens, type mamoa.

Currently, the county of Sabrosa is composed of 15 parishes.

The Demarcated Region of the Generous Wines is composed by: Celeirós do Douro, Covas do Douro, Gouvães do Douro, Gouvinhas, Paços, Paradela, Guiães, Provesende, Sabrosa, São Cristovão do Douro, São Martinho de Anta, Souto Maior and Vilarinho of San Romão. From the Region of the Douro Virgin wines are part the “Parada de Pinhão”, São Lourenço de Ribapinhão and Torre do Pinhão.

It was this once narrow and troubled river that brought prosperity to the region, as the casks full of the precious nectar, Port Wine, used to be transported downstream.

In past centuries, the river was a challenge and a danger to those who sailed on it with strong and fast currents, rapids and tricky, half submersed rocks.

At that time, only a small wooden boat – Rabelo boat – could sail this waters and take the wine from the Douro valley until the mouth of the river, where on both riverbanks are located the towns of Oporto and Vila Nova de Gaia.

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Quinta da Sabica

Sao Martinho de Anta (Douro)

Portugal

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Foz Porto 121 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 20 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: AEROPORTO FRANCISCO SÁ CARNEIRO PORTO 118 km, Nearest railway: Regua 25 km
Family friendly Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking

Northern Mountains region

The county of Sabrosa, with the area of 180 km2, belongs to the district of Vila Real and the group of 13 municipalities that make up the Alto Douro Wine Region, recently raised by the UNESCO World Heritage.

The region where they implanted the county shows clear signs of having been inhabited since ancient times. There are traces that date from the Neolithic period, as are the many funerary monuments, or dolmens, type mamoa.

Currently, the county of Sabrosa is composed of 15 parishes.

The Demarcated Region of the Generous Wines is composed by: Celeirós do Douro, Covas do Douro, Gouvães do Douro, Gouvinhas, Paços, Paradela, Guiães, Provesende, Sabrosa, São Cristovão do Douro, São Martinho de Anta, Souto Maior and Vilarinho of San Romão. From the Region of the Douro Virgin wines are part the “Parada de Pinhão”, São Lourenço de Ribapinhão and Torre do Pinhão.

It was this once narrow and troubled river that brought prosperity to the region, as the casks full of the precious nectar, Port Wine, used to be transported downstream.

In past centuries, the river was a challenge and a danger to those who sailed on it with strong and fast currents, rapids and tricky, half submersed rocks. At that time, only a small wooden boat – Rabelo boat – could sail this waters and take the wine from the Douro valley until the mouth of the river, where on both riverbanks are located the towns of Oporto and Vila Nova de Gaia.

Vila Real

The county of Sabrosa, with the area of 180 km2, belongs to the district of Vila Real and the group of 13 municipalities that make up the Alto Douro Wine Region, recently raised by the UNESCO World Heritage.

The region where they implanted the county shows clear signs of having been inhabited since ancient times. There are traces that date from the Neolithic period, as are the many funerary monuments, or dolmens, type mamoa.

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13 Aug 2013

5/5

"Fantastic hollidays!!!!"

A great place, beautiful landscape, very nice weather and the most wellcoming staff ever!!! the cutest house w/everything we needed, since cable tv, wifi equiped kitchen and the daily breakfast by the swimming pool...it was just delicious!! A very quiet and relaxing place with an exclusive jacuzzi & swimming pool 24/7!! Not too far from Regua and Pinhao it's a lovely trip to go and see Douro´s river, try some traditional cuisine/ pastery and grab a Porto´s wine at the sunset. What a delight!!! We´ll be back for sure

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Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
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  • Portuguese

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