Vineyard Home Flying High over the Douro River

Alijó, Vila Real
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 12 Guests

The Home

Soar like an eagle from its dramatic aerie, this Douro Valley rental home leaves you with the sensation of flying high above the meandering curves and classic vine terraces of the great Douro River.
From this vantage point, you can see the glorious vineyards and golden river valley below for miles and miles, leaving no doubt as to why the BBC claims this region provides the “best river view in the world”. Surrounded by drama, with an undeniable sensation of freedom and space, this sleek and impressive home makes quite the impact!

Reached via an electronic gate and surrounded by lush vineyards, the aerodynamic home, almost indistinguishable from the green surroundings, appears to be at one with nature. Jaw-dropping views meet dramatic architecture, natural light bathes the home and large push-back glass windows throughout let nature flood in. Utilizing natural local materials like flint, slate and hardwoods, while an...

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Home Features


Enjoy the comforts of home and beyond with these distinctive features.

Air Conditioning

Heating

Bathtub

Patio/Balcony

Pets Allowed

Building Elevator

Free Parking

Concierge Services

Waterfront

Pool

Butler

Daily Housekeeping

Onsite Staff

In-person Check-in

Kids Amenities

Security System

Hot Tub

Sauna

Game Room

Fireplace

All Stays Include

We believe certain amenities should be standard. Every home comes outfitted with these best-in-class essentials for a worry-free stay.

24/7 Support
Professional Cleaning
High-Speed WiFi
Kitchen Essentials
Starter Kit of Bathroom Amenities
Premium Linens and Towels
Television

Home Details


Beds & Bath

Review bedroom arrangements to make sure each is right for you. Full and half bathrooms are shown as one total.

BEDROOM 1
1 Double Bed
BEDROOM 2
2 Single Beds
BEDROOM 3
2 Single Beds
BEDROOM 4
2 Single Beds
BEDROOM 5
1 Double Bed
BEDROOM 6
1 Double Bed
Bathrooms
7

Attributes

Game Room

Laundry Facilities

Mountain View

No Pets Allowed

Private Parking

Pool: Private

Free Parking: On-site

In-person Welcome

Courtyard: Private

Garden View

Water View

Sauna: Private


Amenities

Stove

Fireplace

Table Tennis

Fire Extinguisher

Bathtub

Security System

Cable/satellite

Hot Tub

Air Conditioning: Central

Refrigerator

Dishwasher

Hair Dryer

Billiards

Microwave

Games

Heating

Iron

Carbon Monoxide Alarm

First Aid Kit

Smoke Alarm

Oven

Washer In Home

Outdoor Dining Area


Services

Daily Housekeeping: Included

Baby Sitting: Available on additional fee

Onsite Staff: Included

Concierge Services

Grocery Shopping Service: Available on additional fee

Grocery Shopping Service: Available on request

Grocery Shopping Service: Included


The Neighborhood

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Things To Know

Check-in:4PM
Check-out:12PM

Payment and Cancellation - 60 Day Policy

Grace Period:

  • Guests may cancel for free provided that: (1) reservation is canceled within 48-hours of reservation request, and (2) reservation request was made 11 days before arrival.

Payment Policy:

  • 60 days or less prior to arrival: Guests pay 100% at time of reservation.
  • More than 60 days before arrival: Guests pay 50% at time of reservation, the remaining 50% will be charged 60 days prior to arrival.
  • For guests paying with Points or Cash & Points: 100% of payment of both Cash & Points will be deducted at time of reservation, once booking is verified within 48 hours.

Cancellation Policy:

  • 60 days or less prior to arrival: No refund issued, unless ‘Grace Period’ applies.
  • More than 60 days before arrival: 100% refund.

House Rules

  • LOCATION
  • House surrounded by vineyards and olives trees overlooking the Douro Valley River in the Vila Real area. A great location to visit wineries and enjoy river cruises.
  • 1h43-minute drive to Porto International Airport
  • 18-minute drive to Passadouro River Beach
  • 30-minute drive to Miradouro do Ujo viewpoint
  • 2h10-minute drive to Peneda-Gerês National Park
  • 46-minute drive to Vila Real City Centre
  • ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE ON-SITE OR NEARBY
  • Wine tastings, vineyard visits, Spa treatments, gastronomy, kayaking, sightseeing, restaurants, walking, cycling, Archaeological Park of the Côa Valley, Picnics, Wine tasting dinners with local oenologist, cooking classes, photography classes, river rafting, river fishing, sailing.
  • ADDITIONAL SERVICES ($€£)
  • Itinerary planning – pre and post-arrival
  • In-villa spa service
  • In house sommelier wine tastings
  • Private River cruises
  • Private wine tastings
  • Chef for evening meal
  • Round-trip airport transportation
  • Grocery shopping service
  • Concierge services
  • Babysitting services
  • Booking tours, excursions and restaurant reservations
  • Other services may be available – just ask!
  • RENTAL PRICE INCLUDES
  • Housekeeping and linen change every 3 days
  • Daily continental breakfast
  • Pool and sauna towels (changed daily)
  • Wi-Fi
  • A/C
  • KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
  • Several bedrooms have locked off owner's closets but still plenty of closet space for guests' needs 
  • Stairs to basement area
  • Property is located very high in the valley
  • Curvy roads to reach the home
  • Small children need constant supervision: heights, open vineyards, large open spaces, stairs.
  • Enjoy honey, wine and products from the property (€)
  • A security deposit is required after booking confirmation (PT0148)
  • STAFF AND SERVICES
  • Housekeeper
  • Daily breakfast service including cost of food
  • Mid-week housekeeping for 7 days
  • Chef service available (€)
  • KIDS SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES
  • Children welcome
  • High-chairs available
  • Small children need constant supervision: heights, open vineyards, large open spaces, stairs.
Property ID:D-40311680
Required Identification Number:RNET/8573
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