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Accommodation at Casa de Casal de Loivos.

Casa de Casal de Loivos

Accommodation at Casa de Casal de Loivos is a 17th Century Manor House on the hillside above the river in the North of Portugal

Casa Casal de Loivos is a beautiful manor house in the Douro valley looking down onto the Douro river.
Casa de Casal de Loivos
The house has belonged to the family since 1658 however, due to political instability in Portugal, the house was not lived in for over 30 years at the beginning of the last century. In 1991 the house was fully restored by present owner.

The house has featured in many travel documentaries on Portugal and was chosen by BBC television as having one of the six best views of the world.
Casa de Casal de Loivos

In the main house, there are 6 comfortably furnished double bedrooms..

All these rooms have doors opening onto the front terrace where, in summer, breakfast, lunches and dinners are served.
In an adjacent cottage there is a double bedroom which as a direct river view and, unusually for northern Portugal, air conditioning.

All the rooms have en-suite bathrooms.

The swimming pool is set in the lawned gardens where you can enjoy pool side drinks or lunch served by the staff of the house.
Casa de Casal de Loivos

Evening meals in the Quinta can be served if requested in advance. The meals feature Portuguese cuisine using the traditional recipes of the country houses. Light snacks and drinks are available all day.

The House is surrounded by is vineyards through which the guests may walk.
In one of the buildings is a small craft shop stocked with local products. Here you can also buy the owners wine which has been produced under the label of the Quinta since 1999.
Casa de Casal de Loivos - view

The town of Pinhao is on the riverside below the Casa which is now the centre of the Port Wine production area. In Pinhao there are a number of local shops, cafes and restaurants. The railway station has famous pictures of local life on painted tiles. A trip up the river by train or by boat is recommended.

The journey from Oporto airport to the house will take approximately 2 hours via Vila Real. A slightly longer alternative is to take the modern highway to Amarante followed by a pass over the hills past Mesao Frio and into the Douro valley and then along the road at the side of the river.

Casa de Casal de Loivos
Accommodation 1 March to 
15 June 2014
16 June to 
15 October 2014
16 October to 
15 December 2014
Single room € 85 € 90 € 85
Double room € 105 € 110 € 105
Rates are in euros and are 'per room per night' including breakfast and taxes
Dinner - € 25 per person (drinks not included) - to be requested until 4pm
Special offer for March & November: 7 nights - € 70 per night / 3 nights - € 75 per night (double room)
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Guests' Comments
Comment posted by Joanna Smith
2010-06-08 07:44:37
I had a lovely stay. Everyone was very hospitable, the estate well kept, and the views are gorgeous!
Comment posted by Harald Oesch
2011-06-03 13:57:37
Casa Casal de Loivos Service perfect, good meals, fantastic view. It was hard for us and the other guests to find the right house. It shoud be better marked.