Torre in Rio de Moinhos

Arcos de Valdevez, Minho
Self-catering


Unwind in natural surroundings – swim in river pools, like the otters – doze on your mountain view terrace, wander the wonderful garden

Bedroom

3 bedrooms

Sleeps

Sleeps 6

The
Experience

Beautiful and very peaceful. In an unspoilt valley in the Minho hills, where otters thrive in the fast-flowing stream, three carefully restored buildings stand on a small rise practically engulfed by plants and trees – a wonderful garden. Both the granite guest houses have mountain views and terraces and can be taken together by bigger groups. The Cottage has an open-plan living room downstairs – kitchen at one end, wood-burner at the other – and a big open bedroom for four upstairs (there’s also an annexe bedroom). The Mill House is one large studio space; perfect for a couple. Great hosts and caring people: Hans (a homeopathic doctor) and Kate live in the former wine press and run their magical place as sustainably as possible: energy is solar, food is home-grown and mostly organic, the Mill toilet is composting. They also run detox retreats and excellent vegan meals are a possibility. No swimming pool, just dozens of pools in the river to choose from. Get back to nature – turn off mobiles, leave the car and walk the last 300 yards… Memorably special.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Oven
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

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

Nearby

  • Pub within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

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

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 2 nights.
Closed
Never.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Meals
Restaurants 5km.

Pricing

Nightly price
from €60
Weekly price
from €420
1 Cottage for 4
From €712 bedrooms
1 Studio for 2
From €601 bedroom

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Location

The neighbourhood