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“A serene, idyllic, welcoming and hidden gem” My partner and I always like to self cater, and try to find holiday lets which are different and hidden from mainstream tourism. We struck gold with Sta Catarina, hosted by the marvellous Taran and Robert,
We stayed 2 weeks in the Farmhouse. The welcome by Taran and Robert was very warm.
The place is very qiuet and you can really relax. Sitting at the swimmingpool or in front of the room. You can use… More
“stylish accommodation in beautiful, peaceful surroundings”
Reviewed 13 Jun 2011
We received a very warm and welcoming reception from our hosts who went to great effort to ensure that our stay was hugely enjoyable. The property is situated in beautiful countryside near a small ham… More
“Not as described - really only a 2 bedroom property”
Reviewed 4 Sep 2016
The converted building is lovely and the pool and pool area is very pleasant but we were very disappointed to find that the bedrooms were not as described. In the property description it is described … More
“Marvelous” We had a lovely stay in our beautifull farmhouse in il Xagra. The house was beautiful and we enjoyed the in-and outside. The kids also enjoyed the good wifi.
We enjoyed everthing around gozo. We loved all the little bays. We changed out pl
“Beautiful island, beautiful property in a great location”
Reviewed 14 Aug 2014
Just back from an amazing holiday on Gozo staying at this property which really is beautiful. It is really special, well equipped and had everything we needed. The pool and aircon were very useful a… More
“Excellent in all ways”
Reviewed 29 Jun 2014
very friendly and extremely helpful owner, Helped with advise and visit tips.
villa close to local store, who's manager is also extremely helpful… More
“booked again for next year”
Reviewed 11 Jun 2014
we have just spent a wonderful 3 weeks at Tal Hamramann, one week on our own,one with my daughter and grandchildren aged 3 and 5 and one week with friends from Australia and everyone loved the farmho… More
“relaxing” had a very good stay, victoria met us on arrival and gave us a tour. the village is very quiet and peaceful.
the pool is clean and warm and used every day.
being in the centre of gozo means it is not a problem to drive anywhere.
“a great location for a vacation with children” We stayed in this house for a week with 3 kids 9, 7 & 3 and had a great time. The house is huge and can easily accommodate 8 and more. We especially enjoyed all of the outdoor games that were in the house
“A little piece of paradise” A wonderful Villa that has everything and more you could possibly need. A beautiful setting with amazing views. Excellent facilities with well stocked kitchens that have every utensil you could ever want or need. Fantastic
Wonderful, spotless cottage with great views and great pool. Way above standard of other villas/cottages we have stayed at in Portugal. Owners really helpful and pointed out best places to eat, unbeli… More
So glad you enjoyed your Holiday so much. The Alentejo is always full of surprises and you get to take home wonderful memories. We hope to see you again soon.
“Fantastic place, welcoming and would return in a flash”
Reviewed 12 May 2014
Spacious, clean and very well situated villa in a lovely town. The swimming pool was a welcomed break from the warm sunshine, while the restaurants in the town (which are well within walking distance… More
Glad you were able to make the most of your stay at Monte a Quinta. There are so many activities on offer for all ages and interests. A stunning landscape and backdrop in which to pursue your dreams.
“Peace and Tranquility in the Portuguese sunshine”
Reviewed 12 May 2014
We have just retuned from a fantastic week in Monte Da Quinta, Castro Verde.
This was our 3rd visit to Monte Da Quinta- we returned for the great location, beautiful scenery and the truly fantasti… More
We were please to welcome you back for your third stay with us at Monte da Quinta. You picked a great time of year to check out the landscape on Moto Quads and a spot of golf. Hope to see you all next year, all the best. M
“Rustic Gem under the stars.” Our party consisted of My wife myself our late teenage kids and one of their friends.
We stayed at Casa Pena Hierro for one week, before moving on to one of Carlas' other properties in the area.
The drive to the villa
“Just What We Needed” We did want to write to you and say a big thank you for allowing us the pleasure of staying in your lovely holiday home. Ta Rena was ideal for us enabling a relaxing time in very comfortable surroundings. Pretty much everything we
“Perfect base for staying in Gozo - a real home from home!”
Reviewed 31 Jul 2012
We have just returned from staying at Ta' Rena for 11 wonderful and HOT days! Ta' Rena is a real home from home and an ideal base for travelling round the island of Gozo and for trips to Comino and M… More
“Wonderful location, wonderful views!”
Reviewed 27 Apr 2012
We had a fabulous stay in Ta Rena in early April 2012 and I'd recommend staying here to anyone!
The house is arranged on three floors (2 bedrooms on the ground floor, the main bedroom (ensuite), … More
“Peace, charm and serenity”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2011
What a beautiful house to take a well earned break. The view from the balcony is absolutely breaktaking especially as the sun sets. All rooms are very confortable with aircon in bedrooms when it is … More