This place is a real treasure. We were welcomed by the owners (a very nice couple), who showed us around and made us feel immediately at home.
The rooms are huge. I had never stayed at a place with so big rooms. All I can say about the bed is that I am planning to buy a similar one for my house, because it was extremely confortable. Our bathroom had a very interesting shower - open space, with a glass wall and a wooden deck floor. Our kids simply loved it!
There is a very nice swimming pool (I was told its called an infinity pool, since two sides (the ones with the nice view of the valley) have no ledge, but end in a kind of waterfall), and also a pool for the kids.
Besides the nice touch of having a complementary basket of fruits and biscuits in the room, the breakfast was a very pleasant surprise - there was a very big selection to choose from, everything was well presented and there were quite a few things that looked locally sorced or homemade.
Overall, I recomend it wholeheartedly.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Paco da Torre is a manor from the XVI century, completely reconstructed in 2010. It was our goal to create a place where you can feel the history of the manor and simultaneously can enjoy the comforts of modern life. The abundant natural light and the wide landscape view where essencial aspects of our project. Each room, 6 in the main house and 2 in a separate building, has large areas, wide beds and modern furniture. There is cable TV and free wifi connection, hairdryer and water boiler. Some of the bedrooms have air conditioning, whereas other are cool from the stone walls. All have central heating during the cold months. You can also relax and enjoy the landscape at one of our outdoor spaces: a piscina infinity pool, a children’s pool; the meal room with esplanade; the hammock area in the shade; the gardin with swings, the chapel, and the woods. Inside the house you can also spend time in our game room, where you can find a TV, console (wii), snooker table and game table (chess, cards, etc). ... more less
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