The Casa Pires Mateus is located in the Historic Village of Monsanto. It is a typical house recently rebuilt keeping the traditional style of the village with its exterior granite walls. Monsanto Castle is 1,313 feet away. This guest house includes various rooms with double beds and private bathrooms. There is a room for disabled, a shared lounge and a shared kitchen where guests can prepare meals. Guests may relax at the terrace which features views of the village Featuring a traditional local décor, Casa Pires Mateus includes free WiFi, heating and a TV in all rooms. Casa Pires Mateus is 15.5 miles from the village of Idanha a Nova, 31.1 miles from the city of Castelo Branco and 18.6 miles from the border with Spain, coming from Monfortinho.
When visiting Castelo Branco, Quinta dos Carvalhos is a great choice to consider. Guests can enjoy the outdoor pool or take advantage of nearby hiking/biking trails. Other highlights at this upscale farm house include a terrace and a garden.
Taverna Lusitana is located in Monsanto, a historical village comprised of granite-built houses. The unit features a snack-bar which serves traditional Portuguese tapas, all made with regional products. All rooms feature free WiFi, heating, have a rustic décor and come with a private bathroom. Also included is a flat-screen TV. The unit features a communal lounge area and a panoramic terrace with tables and chairs where guests can enjoy their meals overlooking the Estrela, Gardunha and Penamacor ridges. Offering a cosy and familiar ambiance, Taverna Lusitana serves meals and various regional products including cheeses, wines, sweets, sausages, honey, olive oil and liqueurs. The Monsanto castle and Medieval Walls are within 821 feet of the property. Idanha-a-Nova is 16.2 miles away, while Idanha-a-Velha is within 9.3 miles. The nearest train station is in Alcaíns, 24.2 miles from the Taverna Lusitana.
Located within Geopark Naturtejo, Quinta dos Trevos offers a natural setting a 2-minute drive from Ladoeiro village, 15.5 miles from Castelo Branco city. It offers a 24-hour reception. All units at Trevos include unique pieces made of wrought iron, wood and weaving, made on site. Each unit comes with a TV and a private bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer. A breakfast buffet is served daily. Guests can participate in handicraft workshops held at the property. Activities available in Geopark include bird watching, boat tours, BTT, and horse rides amongst others. Quinta dos Trevos offers bicycles which guests can use for free to explore the natural landscape. Massages can be arranged on request, as well as laundry services. Monsanto, known as the most Portuguese village of Portugal, is 18.6 miles away, and the historical Idanha-a-Velha village is 10.9 miles away from Quinta dos Trevos.
With an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by olive and oak trees, Casa das Magnolias is a quiet retreat located in Quinta das Laginhas, 1,477 feet from Orca village. The air-conditioned rooms offer views of Serra da Gardunha Mountain. With large windows providing daylight, Magnolias’ rooms are simply decorated with a chest of drawers and parquet floors. Each one includes a flat-screen TV and private bathroom. A continental breakfast is served every morning and it is included in the room rate. Staff at the reception can organise horse riding trips and there are rental bicycles available. Free Wi-Fi is available in all public areas. Located between the cities of Castelo Branco and Fundão, this property is a 15-minute drive from A23 motorway.
Casa do Balcão offers accommodation in Póvoa de Rio de Moinhos, 10.4 miles from Castelo Branco. The property has a garden where guests can relax. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property and parking is offered. Casa do Balcão features 4 double bedrooms, some with air-conditioning, private bathroom or garden views. A shared kitchen can be used upon availability. Covilhã is 23.6 miles from the property and Serra da Estrela is 41 miles away.
Quinta da Alma Cheia is an early 20th century property that includes orchards, vineyards and meadows This typical Beira Baixa estate has 4 granite houses with an open space architecture, spread across its 120 hectares. Each house has 2 bedrooms, a living-room, a kitchenette, a bathroom with free toiletries, private entrance, a flat-screen satellite TV and free WiFi. All houses include a terrace and enjoy a view of the lake and the mountain. Breakfast is served at the Quinta da Alma Cheia’s restaurant. It also features meals prepared with the property’s own produce, and is subject to reservation. Wine and olive oil are also produced at Alma Cheia, and are exclusively reserved for guests. The property also boasts a private riverside beach. The area allows guests to enjoy outdoor activities such as swimming, canoeing, fishing or even sailing. Alma Cheia is a 25-minute drive from Castelo Branco, and its traditional game-influenced cuisine.The historical village of Castelo Novo is 20.5 miles away, while the Geopark NaturTejo is a 25-minute drive. The Lisbon International Airport is a 2-hour drive from the Quinta da Alma Cheia.
The Tryp Colina do Castelo is located on the top of a hill with wonderful panoramic views over the city of Castelo Branco. Near the centre of the city, the hotel is the perfect base for discovering some of the most picturesque locations and cultural attractions in the region of Beira Baixa.
Pros: outward appearance belied the service and quality of the hotel. Once inside we very impressed with the presentation and friendliness of the staff
Pros: The garage is a plus for the hotel
Cons: The TV is useless,including the control
Pros: This hotel was quite hard to find arriving by car. In other respects it was adequate; not special in any way. Except perhaps the restaurant which was very good and the service there was excellent. On the other hand, trying to get a drink at the bar in the hotel was like pulling teeth.
Cons: As before, hard to find and very hard to get a drink in the bar.
Pros: Very friendly personnel, a superb restaurant, very clean rooms and an excellent price/quality rate. An absolute must if you travel in this region.
Cons: Maybe the style is a bit outdated and I would have loved a pool, but there are no real disadvantages to be mentioned.
Pros: Very friendly helpful staff.
Cons: We had one small pillow each. A second new latex pillow would be great.
Cons: The air-conditioning didn't cool the room down enough.
Pros: Very central and courteous staff
Pros: The breakfast!!!
Pros: Easy access to the town and staff friendlyness
Pros: Nice hotel with a clean and well equiped room. We had an excellent service and food. Especially the grilled salmon can be recommended.
Cons: No free internet connection. The hotel should invest free WiFi routers on each floor.
Take in the views from the rooftop terrace when you stay at Hotel Rainha D. Amelia, Arts & Leisure. Guests indulge in massages, then grab a bite to eat at the restaurant. A bar/lounge and a fitness center are other highlights, and rooms at this upscale hotel offer LCD TVs and minibars.
Located near a train station, Guest House Hostel Esplanada is a great choice for a stay in Castelo Branco. Free perks include WiFi, self parking, and buffet breakfast daily between 8 AM and 10 AM. A terrace and a garden are offered, and rooms have conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves.
Pros: It was right in the heart of a beautiful old town, with spectacular views as Idanha da Nova is on top of a large hill. The service was great, and breakfast tasty. :D
Cons: Unfortunately, they didn't have heat for the first part of the night, and it was REALLY cold! But that's okay, this was apparently just a fluke, but we just happened to get caught in the middle of it.
This Pousada de Juventude is located in the historical centre of Idanha-a-Nova. The unit is within a 25-minute drive from the historical villages of Idanha-a-Velha and Monsanto. The unit features accommodation in comfortable dormitories and in private double or twin rooms. Most rooms feature access to shared bathroom facilities, while some include their very own bathroom. Free WiFi access is available. Guests may choose to cook their own meals in the equipped communal kitchen at their disposal. Snacks and drinks are also available for purchase on the on site vending machines. An array of activities can be enjoyed in the surroundings, including cycling, hiking, bird watching and even horse riding. The property is 21.4 miles from Penha Garcia and 23.9 miles from Castelo Branco. The nearest train station is in Alcaíns, 14.9 miles away from the hostel. Pousada de Juventude de Idanha-a-Nova is 155.3 miles from Portela International Airport.
Considered the most Portuguese village of Portugal, Monsanto features Casa do Chafariz, a guest house built on stones and offering quiet and tranquility. Idanha-a-Nova is 15.5 miles away. Rooms at Casa do Chafariz have kept the rustic feel while upgrading to modern facilities. Each one includes a TV, and the private bathroom comes with free toiletries. A continental breakfast is served each morning at an additional cost, and includes bread, tea, coffee, butter and jams. The quaint Monsanto has a small selection of Portuguese restaurants. Monsanto castle and walls are less than 5 minutes’ walking from Casa do Chafariz. Explore this small village filled with remains from the Paleolithic times, and find Santiago and Santa Maria do Castelo Chapels. Castelo Branco city can be found in a 50-minute drive from the Chafariz. The border with Spain is around 30 minutes’ driving, as well as Termas de Monfortinho thermal spa.
Pousada de Juventude de Castelo Branco is located in the charming city of Castelo Branco just a 15-minute walk from the train station. This youth hostel includes free WiFi access. Guests have at their disposal twin bedrooms and gender specific dormitories with access to shared bathroom facilities. Those wishing more privacy can stay on a twin room with a private bathroom. Bed linen is provided. On site guests will find a self-service breakfast room, vending machines and a shared lounge where guests can socialize and relax. In the vicinity, within walking distance, guests will find cafés, pastries and several restaurants serving the local cuisine. Pousada de Juventude de Castelo Branco offers free public parking nearby and is a 20-minute walk from the Garden of the Episcopal Palace, a baroque garden with ponds, staircases, terraces and various allegories. The Superior School of Education of Castelo Branco is 2,625 feet away.
When visiting Idanha-a-Nova, Hotel Estrela da Idanha is a great choice to consider. Guests can take a dip in the seasonal outdoor pool and indulge in massages. A bar/lounge and a fitness center are other highlights, and rooms offer room service and free WiFi.
Rent holiday home / leisure in a rural environment, next to Alpreade of Ribeira in New Castle, small farm with watermill, built in granite, restored in 2000 and adapted to leisure space / rural tourism, with pool, it has 1 bedroom double with balcony to the river, another room with 4 single beds, bathroom. The sunroom communicates with the bedrooms and the living room with fireplace and kitchenette. In this room there is a sofa with dimensions for 2 adults and another one for children, with balcony to the river. The property displays original features such as exposed stone walls and a restored mill. It has a broad space for various activities, a combarbecue shed and a huge table in stone for various outdoor dining. Azenha awarded the stream of Alpreade passing the farm with private access to the same. Located in the historic village district of New Castle this mixture the property with the unique landscape of this border region. You can find local restaurants serving traditional Portuguese dishes.
Located in the historic centre of Castelo Branco, Telhadense offers air-conditioned rooms with a private bathroom. Jardim do Parque da Cidade is a 5-minute walk away. Each individually decorated room is equipped with free Wi-Fi, a cable TV, heating and a telephone. The en suite bathroom comes with a bath or shower. Telhadense has a small seating area and a bar which serves a variety of refreshments. Several cafés, bars and restaurants serving local dishes such as churrascos (grilled meat) and national Portuguese cuisine are within a 10-minute walk away. Parque Natural do Tejo Internacional and Serra da Estrela are within a 40-minute drive away, where guests can take part in activities such as hiking, trail walking and cycling. Castelo Branco Railway Station which has direct trains to Lisbon, is a 10-minute walk away. The Portuguese/Spanish border is a 1-hour drive away by car. Telhadense offers free private parking on site.