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Charming Holiday Cottages at Marvao, Portugal

Marvao, Portugal
1 of 24Marvao, Portugal
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3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Marvao, Portalegre District, Alentejo
ACCOMODATIONS: 3 bedroom, one bath house . Sleeps 6-8. Beautiful nature retreat with your own valley.Quinta Relva Da Moura is an ancient property perched just above the Sever River which forms a border with Spain. Set on 2 acres with terraces and olive/fruit tree orchards, Relva Da Moura is fully equipped and available for short term or extended stays. There is an old bread oven (functional!) and an ancient threshing floor that serves as a terrace and overlook to the river. The Quinta has beautiful gardens watered by a roman era fountain and a swimming pool. The entire protected area is part of the Sao Mamede National Park which is full of hiking trails and wildlife. There is a horseback riding facility within walking distance.
The Sever River is just down a sloping path and has pristine water with ruined water mills every few hundred yar...
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Richard H
Languages spoken:English
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Dinard, France
Reviewed 18 August 2016

ricard01950, VR Owner at Charming Holiday Cottages at Marvao, Portugal, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2016


Reviewed 13 May 2014

The setting for this vacation home is fantastic. It is set among ancient rocks, along a creek and fresh spring, above the River Sever. You are about halfway between 2 villages, Portagem and San Antonio de Arias. Very near Marvao and Castillo de Vide, two...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2014

We were the first to stay here, and were unprepared for the sheer beauty of the surroundings. It is an arid land, and the heat is a dry heat, but there are plenty of cool spots to sit and take in the surroundings - the...More

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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
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About the neighbourhood
Ramila is a very small village of 20 houses at the base of the fortress-town of Marvao. Quinta Relva da Moura sits at the bottom of the village overlooking the Sever River and Spain. This is a forested area within the Sao Mamede National Park. The Marvao area includes, in Portugal, Castelo da Vide, a medieval Jewish town with a castle, Roman ruins, and many other noteworthy sites. The historic towns of Estremoz and Evora are within a short drive. In Spain, the famous cities of Carceres and Merida are within 100K. Perfect area for hiking, bird-watching or excursions.
This truly a majestic area and a perfect place to relax. Cottages owned by Richard Hewitt, author of A Cottage in Portugal, Simon & Schuster.
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How to get there
Airport: Lisbon: 161.0 km
Railway: Portalegre: 19.0 km
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