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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
3 nights minimum
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The two bedroom ground floor apartment has recently been renovated and is fully equipped. Outside there is a furnished terrace for alfresco meals and sunbathing, also lawns beneath shady fruit trees and vines. Chapa is a quiet rural village yet is just a few minutes drive from excellent motorways for exploring this beautiful region of Portugal. The historic market town of Amarante is just 10km distant with its many cafe-bars and restaurants to enjoy. Nearby is an 18 hole golf course, and water park as well as a number of outdoor pools. Or you may prefer the natural attraction of the nearby river beach where you can swim in the cool, clean waters of the river Tâmega. Also enjoy walks or cycle rides along the newly completed ecotrail, replacing the old train route to Amarante, with spectacul...The two bedroom ground floor apartment has recently been renovated and is fully equipped. Outside there is a furnished terrace for alfresco meals and sunbathing, also lawns beneath shady fruit trees and vines. Chapa is a quiet rural village yet is just a few minutes drive from excellent motorways for exploring this beautiful region of Portugal. The historic market town of Amarante is just 10km distant with its many cafe-bars and restaurants to enjoy. Nearby is an 18 hole golf course, and water park as well as a number of outdoor pools. Or you may prefer the natural attraction of the nearby river beach where you can swim in the cool, clean waters of the river Tâmega. Also enjoy walks or cycle rides along the newly completed ecotrail, replacing the old train route to Amarante, with spectacular views over the Tâmega vale. Free wi-fi access. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 49626/ALMore
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About the Owner
Anita H
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2012
Interaction with guests
The owner is at hand if you require any help or information during your stay.
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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at Vista da Serra- it was in a small village but close to Amarante, if you needed supplies etc or a restaurant meal. We eat in a lot to enjoy to countryside and it was perfect. All amenities were clean,...More

Date of stay: May 2017
1  Thank LynnePaul
anita557, VR Owner at Vista da Serra, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Thank you for your review LynnePaul - it was great to have you stay!

Reviewed 13 August 2014

The house is really nice and it has everything you need. The kitchen is huge and it is more than fully equipped. The rooms are big and the beds comfortable. The house is very clean and Anita is always at hand, in case you need...More

Date of stay: August 2014
2  Thank Martacdel
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Reviewed 26 April 2014

The house is realy perfect : clean, with a lot of space, a great terrace, comfortable with comfortable beds, everything to cook (butter, oil, vinegar, salt, pepper,...), ideally located closed to Amarante, very calm. It was perfect to explore Douro valley, Amarante, Guimaraes... The owners...More

Date of stay: April 2014
2  Thank Gaelle G
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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 July 2013

Date of stay: July 2013
Reviewed 20 September 2019
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Date of stay: August 2019
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Additional amenities & feature info
There are no steps inside or outside the property so it is suitable for people with mobility difficulties.
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About the neighbourhood
In the village of Chapa there are lovely walks in the village and along the ecotrail with spectaculer views over the river Tamega. The local town of Amarante is just 10km distant. It has a market on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Nearby is Amarante Golf Course and the water park which is open from June to September. There is also an indoor wave pool open all year round. On the first weekend in June is the Amarante June festival, in honour of the local Saint Gonçalo. There are processions and musical events with traditional and modern music also three evenings with a spectacular fireworks display.
How to get there
The nearest airport is Porto Airport. Cheap flights are available from: Easyjet - London Gatwick to Porto. Ryanair - Lonon Stansted to Porto; also a seasonal service from Liverpool to Porto. A number of car hire companies operate from Porto Airport including Europcar, Hertz and Avis. There is a Metro service every 20 minutes between the airport and Porto City. The accommodation is approximately 70km from the airport, a journey time of less than an hour by car.
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