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Quinta da Bouca d'Arques

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Rua Abreu Teixeira, 333 | 4905-641 Vila de Punhe, Viana do Castelo, Portugal
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to escape to. Joao and his staff are so welcoming . Each villa is unique and full of charm . The surrounding gardens and woods provide pleasant walks and the pool is delightful. The estate is only 10 minutes away from the coast and some lovely local restaurants. If you want a peaceful retreat this... More 

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joaocouto, Proprietário at Quinta da Bouca d'Arques, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Charm, Calm, Service,Walks, Pool, sea coast 10mn...are some of your good memories about your stay at our guest-house ! Our team will continue the work to fulfill your best expectations in your next visit ! All the best. More 

Great Finborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing place to unwind and lead a peaceful life for a few days. Interesting area of Portugal. Amazing seafood lunches to be found and the Quinta is a perfect place to relax, cook some dinners and drink some Port in the evenings. Because of the good value, can be popular with families. We were on anniversary, didn't bother us,... More 

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joaocouto, Proprietário at Quinta da Bouca d'Arques, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, Sea food lunches;peaceful place;drink some Port wine;privacy in the pool...good value ! These are some of your good memories ! We'll do our best to surpass your best expectations in your next visit ! All the best. More 

Denmark
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful place, tucked out of the way is a delight for the soul. The silence, the casual style and the perfect setting, make you relax totally by.But just 10 minutes drive and you are in the heart of Vienna do Castello.

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joaocouto, Proprietário at Quinta da Bouca d'Arques, responded to this review

Well a lot of responsability for our Team ! Its good to read that we are in the right track....and our guests love their stay ! Calm, character, charm, comfort and courtesy are our goal ! All the best ! More 

Merseyside
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Really thorough welcome, carefully shown everything and given helpful local information. Shown around the Quinta showing what was available to us. The units had different styles - we chose a modern pod and loved the character, light and airy with all we needed! Shower was particularly great! Best of five we had during our holiday! Our outside area looked out... More 

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joaocouto, Owner at Quinta da Bouca d'Arques, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your review ! Some of your best memories are our obsession : the mix between the old and the new,privacy,a good shower, location-good base to explore the region, breakfast - a special delight, and the pool ! Now its time to think in a return with more than 2 nights...our guest in average stays 5 nights,... More 

Salisbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We left Quinta da Bouca d'Arques about two weeks ago and I'm back to normal mode cooking some cakes in my Wiltshire kitchen. I have just used one of the lemons I picked up from around the swimming pool ( I hope that was alright Joao!) and whimsically it brought to mind the happy time we had at this relaxing... More 

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joaocouto, Owner at Quinta da Bouca d'Arques, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your excellent description !....and about the lemons, you picked only one ? Life is about memories and we are very glad when I read your best memories from your stay : Breakfast, the private dinner with our Chef, my recommendations, the bed comfort and the service ! Now we work a lot preparing the Estate for... More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Perfect place to rest and recharge your batteries. Beautifully decorated, comfortable and clean. House location is great, only 40min drive from Porto, very easy to reach. Ask the nice owner for advice regarding restaurants and bars nearby, you will not be disappointed.

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joaocouto, Proprietário at Quinta da Bouca d'Arques, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Rest, decoration,confortable and clean,location ....are some of your best memories. We'll do our best to surpass your best expectations in your next visit ! All the best to you and your family, More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We enjoyed our stay at Quinta da Bouca d'Arques. The home and the grounds are very nice. It is a little residential as you approach the property but it is then nicely secluded behind some old stone walls and vineyards. Joao the owner is extremely pleasant and helpful. He took interest in our stay and was very attentive. It was... More 

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joaocouto, Owner at Quinta da Bouca d'Arques, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, its very important to hear our guests ! A secluded spot,the service, the useful informations,great destination for a family,the lounge and the fireplace and a god place to discover Northern Portugal !....that some of your good memories about your stay at our Estate. Now for us its time to work and surpass your best expectations in... More 

Faro, Portugal
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Charming place, beautiful architecture and decoration, perfect details! Loved: breakfast, quietness, attention and kindness of the owner. Lovely house (we stayed at the Lavender´s), great for a family with kids.

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joaocouto, Owner at Quinta da Bouca d'Arques, responded to this review

Got the hell of a tremendous goal for our team...what the word above fabulous ? It's all there charm;arquitecture;deco;details,breakfast,calm,service,great for a Family with kids...well let's work to surpass your best expectations in your next visit...in the summer ? More 

Lisbon, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

A wonderful surprise, cosy and welcoming rooms, great breakfast, the best hospitality, beautiful surroundings! Our kids were happy roaming the gardens or just sitting by the fire in the main lounge. Will come back soon!

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joaocouto, Proprietário at Quinta da Bouca d'Arques, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your review. Hospitality,cosy,great breakfast and excellent surroundings all good memories about our stay. Now we are working in surpass your best expectations in your next visit. See you soon, More 

Lisbon, Portugal
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

the location of the hotel is beautiful and tranquil with countryside and vineyards surrounding. the service is excellent and the rustic houses are full of character. Really enjoyed our stay and highly recommend this hotel

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joaocouto, Proprietário at Quinta da Bouca d'Arques, responded to this review

Thanks for your review...you mentioned our excellent location, the site with vineyards and a lot of calm; the service and the character of the rustic houses....its some of our strong key points to our guests ! Working for the best and waiting for your next visit ! Kind regards, More 

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