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Perfeita comunhão com a natureza

Perfeita comunhão com a natureza

4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath

Access to guests

You´ll have full access to the entire property.

Interaction with guests

You will be sent instructions how to reach the cottage , and a key to the main door will be waiting for your arrival, and I will be near by at that time to meet and greet.


Casa de Fontaínhas lies on the slopes of the river Ancora valley in the lovely village of Orbacém, a 10 min. drive to the small fishing port of Vila Praia de Ancora.Not far off is Viana do Castelo ( the region ´s most important historical market town ) and the 50 km long Costa Verde with its many fine sandy beaches.
In the village itself there is a café nearby a widw range of shops, restaurants and other amenities. The area is also full of many other historic towns and quaint villages, and the Serra de Arga mountain range rises immediatly behind.
The wild national park is a short drive away. The whole area is still quite untouched by mass tourism , and visitors are always delighted by the traditional style of local life that seems to belong to another era.

Arrivals and departures

The village is very easily accessible from Porto ( 45 min. from the airport ) and a new motorway network provides fast access south inland and north to Spain ( 20km. )
There´s also a railway connection to Vila Praia de Ancora , on the main Porto- Spain line.
However a car is recommended if you plan to explore the region.

Other information

Other places of interest to visit nearby include Caminha ( facing across the river Minho to Galicia in Spain and from which there is a cheap car ferry to and fro), Ponte de Lima (considered the oldest town in Portugal ) Braga, Guimarães and Valença
This single story farm house built in the local stone was restored from its ruined state some 20 years ago , and has been very popular holiday destination over all those years.


Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises
Hair dryer

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 5PM
Check out by 10AM


10 Reviews

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Michael User Profile
October 2017
This location in country Portugal is absolutely stunning -- and an amazing swimming pool too! The fridge was full of food when we arrived, which was great because we were unprepared! That was a very nice touch. Thanks again.

Patricia User Profile
December 2017
Nós estivemos 4 días cos nos@s fill@s e foi todo xenial.O sitio é moi agradable e tranquilo e perto de todo.Tony moi pendente de que estiveramos (Email hidden by Airbnb) podemos repetiremos.

Jonathan User Profile
October 2017
We had a lovely week the house is in a peaceful location, was well equipped and our host was a great source of where to go, where to walk and where to eat, also checking that we had everything we needed. We were a bit late in the session so the weather was changeable but we found…

Kevin User Profile
May 2017
A comfortable cottage with lots of room and amazing views. Attentive host along with a great welcome pack got things off to a great start. Walks available from the door whilst the coast, shops and restaurants are only a short 20-25 minute drive away

Tiina User Profile
May 2017
We had a beautiful stay in Casa da Fontainha. There is everything you need in your vacation. It was like a little paradise. We enjoyed the nature and the atmosphere in the house. We visited also the Peneda-Geres natural park, which was so beautiful. The owner were so kind and hel…

Monica User Profile
April 2017
Very nice location, excellent host highly recommended.

Ute User Profile
April 2017
Great place, equipped for all weather conditions with fireplace, pool and space! Great garden - Regina is a very considerate host. Communication was easy and very detailed.

Hosted by Regina

Vila Praia de Âncora, PortugalJoined in February 2016
Regina User Profile
11 Reviews
Living in this beautiful area for 30 years, and each day I discover something new and endearing about it.
Languages: English, Español, Français, Português
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