This charming ski hotel is entirely built using stone from the region and comprises a total of 21 comfortable and cosy rooms with views of the surrounding landscape. This nature hotel in Manteigas offers guests a panoramic restaurant, which promotes the cuisine of the region and is a perfect place to try out some popular specialities such as the delicious Serra cheese, and to enjoy local Portuguese vegetable produce. The hotel surrounds are the perfect place for peaceful walks, which guests can follow up with a relaxed conversation by the fireplace. During the season, it is possible to practise winter sports, and in the warmer months guests can relish a refreshing swim in the region's natural lagoons. Further facilities on offer to guests include a 24-hour reception, a games room, a TV lounge and a bar. They can also take advantage of the room and laundry services (both for an additional fee). Parking is available for those arriving by car.
This hotel is located high up in Serra da Estrela Natural Park and enjoys magnificent views of the Zêzere River Valley. It is around 6 km from Vale Rossim Lake and 15 km from the typical historical villages and natural surroundings of Manteigas, with its restaurants, bars, public transport links, tourist centre and shops. It is about 20 km to the ski area of Torre-Serra de Estrela, 22 km to Belmonte and its castle, and 35 km to Guarda's historical centre. Gouveia is about 25 km away and offers the nearest nightspots. The beach is some 200 km away at Figueira da Foz. Porto Airport is approximately 201 km and Lisbon Airport is around 315 km.
All rooms come with a private bathroom with a shower/bathtub and a hairdryer. They are equipped with a direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, a minibar and central heating.
Guests can enjoy the following activities in the area surrounding the hotel (3rd party operators): mountain biking, themed tours, picnicking, fishing (trout), 4-wheel drive tours through the Serra da Estrela, paragliding, helicopter trips, bicycle tours (charge), skiing, horse riding (charge), country walks, bird watching and adventure sports such as climbing, abseiling and archery. It is also possible to enjoy a game of pool/snooker.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served at the property. A range of regional specialities are available such as regional soup (sopa da beira), trout with a pickled sauce or lamb with giblets, rice and vegetables.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, VISA and cash are accepted at this establishment.
Those arriving by car from Lisbon should follow the A1 motorway until the exit for Entroncamento/Torres Novas/A23. Follow the A23 until the exit for Belmonte/Manteigas and then the N232 until Manteigas. Follow signs for the hotel, located 12 km later on the same road towards Gouveia - Seia which heads for the top of the Penhas Douradas Mountain. From Manteigas there is an alternative route through the Forest Road of San Sebastian. Turn left after the first sign for the hotel. Continue to the N232. Turn left and the hotel is located 2 km further on. Guests coming from Porto by car should follow the A1 motorway to the exit for Albergaria-a-Velha. Follow the A25 until the exit for Mangualde. Then take the N232 towards Gouveia and follow signs to Serra da Estrela/Manteigas. The signs to the hotel will appear after about 25 km.
Check-in is from 2 pm and guests are requested to check out by midday. Pets are not allowed at the hotel.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV