Located at the foot of a hill slope and overlooking the Tâmega River, a Casa de Amarante is on a second floor of a building that belongs to the family for almost 100 years. Surrounded by lots of local commerce, the house enjoys good sun exposure and is in one of the main streets of the Historic Centre providing a unique opportunity for an excellent holiday.
Decorated in a modern and minimalist way, a Casa de Amarante provides accommodation for 4 people. Inside the flat you can find: two rooms (each with twin beds), a wide bathroom, an open space with a living room and kitchen, an inner patio and a balcony overlooking the river. The flat provides: a fully equipped kitchen with pots and pans, crockery and cutlery, towels and sheets (can be exchanged), other fittings for comfort and wellbeing. The house enjoys good sun exposure.
Adgang for gæster
The access to the Casa de Amarante is made through the main street and the guests must climb a staircase of old granite. Surrounded by lots of local commerce.
Kontakt med gæster
Whenever our guests need local help, or other information.
Andre ting, der er værd at bemærke
The flat can be easily clean and tidied up. Having in mind environmental and energy-saving issues, the house is equipped with solar panels and a small recycling system. When the guests check-in the Casa de Amarante is already cleaned and tidied up. For longer stays, we provide extra cleaning service that includes sheets and towels exchanging, which is included in the payment.
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João nasceu em Lisboa. É fotógrafo de natureza, jornalista, viajante, autor de 4 livros, criador do banco de imagens Ilustranatur (natureza e viagens). Colaborador da National Geographic Portugal. Amante do mundo rural português, da sua gastronomia e tradições.
Tem viajado por vários países, com destaque para áreas naturais e históricas. É amante de música, gastronomia e aguarelas. Gosta de cozinhar e preparar pratos elaborados.
A sua mulher Mi nasceu no Porto, mas tem as suas raízes familiares em Amarante. É professora de inglês e alemão no ensino secundário.
Apresenta um gosto especial por animais e por viajar pelo estrangeiro. É apreciadora de petiscos regionais, de um bom vinho e de natureza. Pretende ir como voluntária ao Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre.
Têm quatro filhos.
A Casa de Amarante é um projecto familiar.
João was born in Lisbon. He is a wildlife photographer, journalist, traveler and author of 4 books; he is the founder for stock photos Ilustranatur (nature & travel). He collaborates for National Geographic Portugal. He loves the Portuguese countryside, its cuisine and traditions.
He has travelled around several countries especially natural and historical areas. He is a lover of music, food and watercolours. He enjoys cooking and preparing elaborate meals.
His wife Mi was born in Porto but has her roots in Amarante.
She teaches english at a secondary school in Porto. She has also taught german for several years.
She is very fond of animals and she loves travelling abroad.
She appreciates regional gastronomy and a good wine as well as nature.
She intends to go as a volunteer to the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre.
They have four children.
The House of Amarante is a family project.