Portugal tree house accommdation, Northern Portugal

“Right by a national park, surrounded by hiking and biking trails but only 30 minutes from the sea, this beautiful wooden house is the ideal base for exploring northern Portugal.”

Highlights

Sleeps four | wood burning stove | WiFi | saltwater pool | housekeeping if you stay six or more nights | barbecue | house is raised up with shady terrace beneath | easy access to hiking and biking trails | Atlantic 30 minutes away | peaceful location | solar heated water | veg grown on site | recycling point | local shops

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Environment

Situated in the center of the stunning landscape of the Minho Region and closely connected with its cultural heritage, the Casas de Campo has planted its foundation upon local agricultural development. True to form, we have added lodging based on the indigenous style of building, the espigueiros or granaries, rustic buildings already existing in this area. This was done in order to remain consistent with local customs and history. Here our guests will be able to take part in the daily agricultural chores, interact with local residents or simply relax and enjoy the tranquility of this beautiful region.
Quality, service and cultural interaction are the concepts upon which Quinta de Lamosa responsible

The national park are rich in flora and fauna, Help us to protect her walking carefully and do not create conflicts with animals or flowers start. We have recycling point in the cottages and the national park, have no need to leave trash on the ground that only come help contaminate soils.

The waters of the houses are heated by solar panels and the house is supplied with water from the spring.The water we use comes from mines water the property and is reused for irrigation of fruit trees and crops of strawberries and blueberries. We are developing a mini dam in a small river so we can create self-sustainability. This accommodation allows guests enjoy the potential of the Peneda Geres National Park and trough outdoor activities, know more about park and the region; Here are Some of the many trails we have for itself. Our good location in the park, next to communities is to the story of Portugal's farm a prefect place to go back in time and history; we are located in Gondoriz / Arcos Valdevez, being bathed by the river Azere and the river Vez in the gates of the National Park of Peneda Geres.

Its privileged location allows them to be inserted in a landscape where rivers, mountains, forests and farmland make this place a privilege of nature. Local privileged by their surroundings where rest and rediscovery of nature are permanent and where you can glimpse local ancestors; Since the Sistelo village, the village of Soajo, Mezio of the mild, the terraces of Sistelo yellow mountains on the invernadeiras, all between a green architecture.

Community

When arriving at the farm, we inform where guests on shopping or other, in small local shops in order to support the local economy. These stores also have handicraft typical of the region and the National Park. For that we provide a short list.

The farm over the years has supported ace organizing committees of local festivals and worked side by side with the Church in supporting the most disadvantaged whom most of the times give temporary employment supporting the local economy can develop sustainability of the farm but also managed to anyone visiting this region knows a territory full of natural beauty but also a lot of warmth.

Arcos Valdevez village since 1515 was the scene of bloody tournament in 1141 "Valdevez encounter" that allowed D. Afonso Henriques defeating Afonso VII, your cousin, and affirm the nationality of Portugal, where nature coexists smoothly with ancient history.The relationship between the history of Portugal, with all their villages and historical places and nature of the National Park Peneda Geres make the Quinta Lamosa houses and the region a unique place.

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1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?


Cycling along the Ecovia trail & taking a dip in the river to cool off.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?


Car essential really for food shopping etc. Quiet & very relaxing.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?


Yes locally owned accommodation, local shops, restaurants, cafes, canoeing. Almost fully timber constructed accommodation. Solar heated hot water (so note limited quantity). Fruit & veg growing on site. Recycled waste.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?


Lovely location, quiet and very relaxing, activities available. Joao really helpful offering to book activities, restaurants etc for us, directions, advice on things to do & best of all drove down to local town to meet us & show us the way on our arrival when we were a bit lost.

Read the operator's response here:

Good afternoon Corniac family,
I want to thank you for choosing us for your vacation and it was very nice to have you here.
Thanks and I hope see you soon, João

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