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Mãe d´Água - Riverside Cottage

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Mãe d´Água - Riverside Cottage

2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Great location90% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Indoor fireplaceThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Sparkling clean11 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

As annex of an former water mill, this carefully furnished guest house is located directly at the river. Surrounded by lush vegetation, with view over the valley to the sea, it is only a 15 min. walk away from the center of Ribeira Grande.


Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed

House Rules

Not suitable for children (2-12 years)
No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)


150 Reviews

Rob User Profile
July 2018
We loved our stay at Mae d’Agua! It was a cute home with a balcony porch overlooking a picturesque river. It has everything we needed as far as amenities go. It was very private, relaxing location but just a 5 min drive into Ribeira Grande. The road into the Guesthouse is difficu…
Rachel User Profile
June 2018
This house is perfect! Beautiful, peaceful setting and close to town in Ribeira Grande. It has everything you could need, and Susanne was very helpful.
J.J. User Profile
June 2018
This is absolutely the best possible spot you could find as a home base while exploring Sao Miguel. Centrally located in Ribeira Grande it is incredibly easy to hop in the car and get to anywhere on the island. More importantly, the cottage itself is gorgeous, perched on top of a…
Olivier User Profile
June 2018
Susanne’s place is much better in reality than in photography as attractive as it looks yet. A little tropical paradise over the river in such a peaceful and cool atmosphere. Thank you for the great time we had. Olivier & Else
Morgane User Profile
May 2018
This place is paradise on Earth, perfect to escape from our normal way of lige, so peaceful and beautiful. Thank you Susanne for offrering us this lovely stay. Susanne and Jan are really nice persons, they gave us good tips and attention. We definitly recommand this place in th…
Susanne User Profile
Response from Susanne:
Thank you very much for your nice review and also for the Foto :-)
May 2018
Sissel Karin User Profile
Sissel Karin
May 2018
This place of Susanne is amazing. The sound of the river that falls. The surrounding nature with the walk into Ribeira Grande and along the riverside with the beatiful horses. The fireplace in the evening to give warmth. And of course that everything was so well organized and equ…
Ashley User Profile
April 2018
What a terrific place to unwind and relax after spending the day exploring the island. We were towards the end of our trip in Portugal when we arrived to the riverside cottage and were looking for a little peace after racing through the cities. It was magic.

Hosted by Susanne

Ribeira Grande, PortugalJoined in May 2011
Susanne User Profile
153 Reviews
Susanne is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hello i am Susanne, me and my husband Jan moved to this beautiful island around 15 years ago from Germany, and we are still happy that we found this special place.
Languages: Deutsch, English, Português
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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