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Should you ever decide to step outside this oasis of calm, then there is plenty to do and explore.

Discover the elegant former capital city of Coimbra with one of Europe’s oldest Universities,  only a 25 minute drive away

                                      Explore the nearby ancient Roman ruins at Conimbriga

Portugal's first ever beach resort Figueira da Foz,  less than an hour’s drive away.

The world famous wind surfing beach at Nazaré beach and the iconic old town of Óbidos, an easy day trip


Close by are countless river beaches for swimming and canoeing. Scenic boat trips along the Mondego River,

horse riding in the local market town of Miranda Do Corvo (3 kms away).

Take a walk around the nearby quaint Schist villages or venture up the stunning Serra Lousã mountains.

Eating Out

Midday cooked meals or lovingly-made picnic hampers are available on request.

The local town of Miranda Do Corvo offers a variety of traditional Portuguese food restaurants.

Coimbra has a wider variety of traditional and international restaurants, Tapas and music bars.

Nearby Penela and Lousã, worth a trip in themselves and have a good variety of restaurants.



For golf lovers there are several courses to choose from

Golf Montebelo with its  remarkable location and views

or closer by,  Quintadas Lagrimas

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