Douro Valley Idyllic Villa with Natural Light

Gouvaes do Douro, Vila Real
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 11 Guests

The Home

There is a saying that travelling is the best form of education and we believe that a stay in this cleverly converted schoolhouse will be the best way for you to discover all the joys and delights that abound in the Douro Valley.

With incomparable views across the steeped terraces of the valley, there is no denying that every guest will let loose their inner student to embrace the task of yearning how to unwind and relax at this vintage property with a contemporary twist. The clean lines of the architecture help to draw the eye to the reason you’re here - the magnificent views of the Douro Valley that are ever present from all the rooms and the peaceful garden and pool area.

With quirky design details - reminiscent of days in the classroom and lots of modern comfort - days and nights take on a tranquil tone of pampering and relaxing. The magnificent daily breakfast - prepared lovingly with local ingredients -...

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Home Features

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

Air Conditioning




Pets Allowed

Building Elevator

Free Parking

Concierge Services


In-person Check-in

Game Room


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

Home Details

Beds & Bath

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Bedroom 1
1 Queen Bed
1 Sofa Bed
Bedroom 2
2 Twin Beds
Bedroom 3
1 Queen Bed
1 Sofa Bed
Bedroom 4
1 Queen Bed


Free Parking

Parking Available


Private Parking

Game Room

In-person Welcome


No Pets Allowed



Hair Dryer






Air Conditioning: Central

Outdoor Dining Area




Meal Included: All Inclusive

The Neighborhood

Perched on a magnificent hillside overlooking the steep terraces of the famed Douro Valley, just 150 meters from the village of Gouvães do Douro.

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Things To Know


Payment and Cancellation - 90 Day Policy

Grace Period:

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

Payment Policy:

  • 90 days or less prior to arrival: Guests pay 100% at time of reservation.
  • More than 90 days before arrival: Guests pay 50% at time of reservation (non-refundable), the remaining 50% will be charged 90 days prior to arrival.
  • For guests paying with points: 100% of payment will be deducted at time of reservation, once booking is verified within 48 hours.

Cancellation Policy:

  • 90 days or less prior to arrival: No refund issued, unless ‘Grace Period’ applies.
  • More than 90 days before arrival: initial 50% payment is forfeited; the remaining 50% will not be charged.
  • For guests paying with points more than 90 days before arrival: 50% of points taken are forfeited; the remaining 50% will be refunded within 5-10 business days.

House Rules

  • Included:
  • - Welcome bottle of port
  • - Daily continental breakfast
  • - Housekeeping: change of linens and bathroom clean-up as needed 2-3 times a week (more frequency €).
  • Know Before You Go
  • - We absolutely loved the fantastic daily breakfast with all the wonderful homemade options.
  • - The housekeeper is available to cook regional specialty dinners at an additional cost, (€) we highly recommend this service.
  • - Neighboring 3-bedroom home is available for larger groups
  • - Heated pool available from May to October, upon prior request
  • - Chef for meals in the villa (€)
  • - Dinner with a wine expert available (€)
  • - The owner is very enthusiastic to show off the best the area has to offer and can easily organize typical Portuguese music, dancing and “folklore” shows (€) in addition to lots of regional activities and tours (€)
  • -A security deposit might be required after booking confirmation (PT0062)
Property ID:D-78081341
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