"Baiao. A secret refuge from the Douro Valley"
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"Baiao. A secret refuge from the Douro Valley"
At the gates of the Douro Valley, on the edge of a small stretch of water surrounded by the mountains of Marão and Montemuro, are the Pousadouro houses, a small group of rural houses ideal for enjoying the scenery and culture of the best wine regions in the world. The houses harmoniously blend traditional...
At the gates of the Douro Valley, on the edge of a small stretch of water surrounded by the mountains of Marão and Montemuro, are the Pousadouro houses, a small group of rural houses ideal for enjoying the scenery and culture of the best wine regions in the world. The houses harmoniously blend traditional architecture with contemporary interiors, emphasizing the use of granite stone and large windows that enhance the connection with nature.
In total there are four houses, three of them are duplex, and an outer room with a sophisticated blend of rustic, classic and modern design. Its different dimensions are perfect stays with friends, family or friends. All have bathroom/s, kitchen, minibar, living, wifi and electronic equipment, and most have a private balcony or terrace. The outer room has a private bathroom and the same services as the houses, but is only available as a supplement to any of them.
The exterior of the house invites you to stroll along the river, sunbathe, take a swim in the pool or go down to the pier and take a ride in kayak. It is also great the full breakfast Pousadouro houses. The products are in the kitchen before arrival and are refilled every day. Every morning they give to you fresh orange juice and hot bread.
Hiking, cultural visits to the freguesías of Baiao, boat tours, wine tastings, Museo del Duero, gastronomy ... visits are some of the activities you can do in the environment Pousadouro houses.
Las Casas de Pousadouro allow you to enjoy a vacation with your family or with a group of friends. Its different dimensions allow accommodation from two to seven people, as they also have an external room as complements any of them. All are equipped with kitchen, living room, electronic devices, wifi, minibar ... The outdoor pool is another attraction for adults and children.
Valley of the Duero. It is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Santa Cruz do Douro, considered one of the most beautiful landscapes of the Valley, is located on the edge of the granitic zone and bordering the oldest wine region in the world.
Boat travel. Being in the Valley of the Douro, it is essential to take a boat and take a trip along the river, admiring the beautiful landscapes and wine culture of the Douro.
The Jacinto Trail The route begins at the Tormes train station and ends at the country house that houses the Queiroz Foundation, which is also essential to visit.
Baião From the monastery, the church, the beautiful chapels, the Roman roads, the typical villages and the local crafts, there are plenty of reasons to visit Baião.
Museum of the Duero. In Peso da Régua, the center of the Douro, it is worth visiting the Museo del Duero, a beautiful building overlooking the marginal river.
Wine tastings Nearby, Quinta da Covela, the former home of the famous filmmaker Manoel de Oliveira, is a 34-hectare property dating back to the 16th century that offers excellent wine and panoramic views.
Traditional food. Do not miss the roast lamb, especially the roast lamb with rice, as well as the octopus to Lagareiro, the arouquesa veal or the cod. In the area you will find several restaurants, with the possibility of bringing food to the house.
Start the day well. The breakfasts of Casas de Pousadouro will be one of the most special moments of the day. The ingredients are placed in the kitchen before arrival and refilled each day. Hot bread and fresh orange juice are also delivered each morning. Breakfasts include milk, coffee, chocolate, tea, Nespresso, butter, cheese, yogurt, assortment of homemade jams, honey, traditional cakes (rice and pumpkin) and croissants on request.
A little while in the open air. It is a delight to walk in the outer space that surrounds the houses, for the walks and stairs dotted with plants and trees, among them orange trees. A perfect environment to relax and enjoy the views of nature.
A dip On hot days you want to take a dip in the outdoor pool, framed by the natural landscape. The comfortable chairs invite you to read quietly, sunbathe or enjoy a nap.
Watersports. Go down to the pier of Casas de Pousadouro and hop on one of the kayaks to enjoy a trip on the river. There is also a small pleasure boat available for guests.
Guided tours on foot. Around this scenario, the walks in the mountains or on the banks of the rivers are an irresistible invitation to enjoy nature. In Casas de Pousadouro you can acquire maps.
Meals at home. There is the possibility of ordering meals at home, as long as it is requested several hours in advance.
Excelente, tanto el interior, como el exterior. La atención, discreta y muy solícita y múltiples opciones de actividades.
No hay indicaciones en la carretera y entrar y salir de la casa para visitar la zona se hace muy difícil.
Enclave perfecto con unas vistas que relajan. Atención impresionante en castellano y muy útil para aprovechar la estancia al máximo.
El trato de los dueños por email cuando tuvimos que cambiar la fecha del viaje fue exquisitio y la estancia allí maravillosa. La casa es preciosa y no le falta detalle. Volveremos 100%.