This air-conditioned hotel is located between the city of Braga and the Gerês mountain range, set in a restored Cistercian Monastery, one of the most representative of the period in Portugal. With a style in line with monastic sobriety, but with comfortable and modern decoration, this hotel is an absolute must for those wishing to explore the many cultural sites of Minho. The hotel has 30 rooms and 2 luxurious twins. It provides guests with a wide range of facilities, including an entrance hall with 24-hour reception, a hotel safe, a hairdresser, a bar, a games room, a TV room, a restaurant, Internet access/ WLAN, room service and parking for those arriving by car.
The nearest hotels in the chain are Gerês (27 km away), Guimarães (36 km away), Viana do Castelo (60 km away) and Vila Nova de Cerveira (70 km). Some interesting places to visit in the area are Peneda/ Gerês spa and National Park, Caniçada and the Vilarinho das Furnas dams, Braga Cathedral, Bom Jesus and the Sameiro sanctuaries. It is also worth paying a visit to the traditional village of St. Isabel do Monte, the Our Lady of the Abbey sanctuary, Rendufe monastery and the Roman road.
The rooms and suites have air conditioning, cable TV, a minibar, a hairdryer, a safe, dressing gowns, a telephone and lovely views of the hotel's surroundings.
Activities and sports facilities at the hotel include an outdoor swimming pool, parasols for sunbathers, family games and snooker. In the surrounding area guests can enjoy a range of water sports and visit a shooting range, a golf course and a paintball centre. There are boat trips and guests can go canoeing, on a bicycle tour or horse riding. There are mountain range tracks on Gerês as well as plenty of attractive country walks. Guests can also go river fishing or hunting close by.
The menu offers a selection of local specialities including clear chicken broth, roast cod topped with corn bread and stewed chunks of pork loin, as well as a range of regional desserts.
Credit cards: American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA, cash or deposit are all accepted as methods of payment.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV