Quinta de Malta

Durrães, Minho
Bed & Breakfast
+351 258 773773

A traditional hotel for peace seekers and history lovers; comfortable rooms, organic produce from the farm, large pool and stunning views


19 rooms


Rooms sleep 2 – 4

Children welcome
Pets welcome
Babies welcome

The Experience

Down the sloping driveway framed by twisting vines is this grand manor house with panoramic views. Originally the priest’s home in the 1500s, and rebuilt in the 1700s, it’s impressive, yet elegantly faded. Knock on the heavy wooden door and Delfim or Ana greets you warmly, then takes you to your traditional room, which is unlocked with an ancient iron key. Some bedrooms share a sitting room, with leather sofas and a stand for tea and coffee; all have antique furniture, intricately hand-carved wooden beds, and crochet blankets made by Delfim’s mother, Maria. Bathrooms are spacious and en suite with powerful showers and heaps of towels. Breakfast is served in the old maize store, now a glass-fronted building with those stunning views – across a viaduct and over apple trees to green hills dotted with houses. The breakfast spread is a real treat including organic produce from the farm: quince jam and ham, cheese and butter, breads, brioches, cereals, juice, coffee… and if you manage to rise from the table, there’s plenty to see and do here. Hunt down the old grape press, search out the snooker and games room, slip into the large pool.


  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Spa
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Bar
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

Booking restrictions
Short breaks available. Nightly prices.
This property is part of a working farm or vineyard.
Dinner, 3 courses, from €25.Restaurants 1km.


Nightly price
from €75
Singles €70-€75.
1 Apartment for 4
From €229
1 Suite for 2
From €130
10 Doubles
From €75
2 Suites for 4
From €160
1 Apartment for 4
From €170



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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Delfim & Alice Sobreiro

  • Viana do Castelo – 17 km – “Viana é amor” (Viana is love). Town MuseumRegional Customs Museum, Historic Centre, Santa Luzia’s Church on the top of the mountain with beautiful views over the city and the ocean.
  • Barcelos – 15 km – Land of the famous pottery roast. Pottery Museum, Historic Centre, Cruzes (Crosses) Festival (June 3rd) – quite colourful.
  • Ponte de Lima – 15 km – The oldest “Vila” (between village and town) in Portugal. Historic Centre, Beautiful landscapes, Feiras Novas (new fairs) - Annual market, in September, “A Vaca das Cordas“ (The cow in ropes)
  • Esposende – 20 km. Beaches – ocean and river side. Nice place to walk and relax.
  • A historical note: This property was founded in the 1500s, and the original house was then the priest’s home. Later, in the late 1600s or early 1700s, the house we see today was built, by the owner of the property.
  • Lima River valley, Beaches, Marina, Agonia’s Festival (August 20th) – The most important in Portugal.