Centro de Portugal Region

Hotel Termal do Cró to be completed in late 2013

Saturday, 16 February 2013 00:00

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The Hotel  Termal do Cró  near Sabugal (Centro de Portugal Region) is due for completion in December 2013. The hotel unit will be built alongside a new thermal spa, and represents an investment of about three million euros. The hotel, located in Rapoula Côa will be a "Natura Resort", which is already managing the spa. The Hotel & Spa will have four stars, 30 rooms (24 doubles, two doubles and four superior suites), and also containing an auditorium.
 

Pousada de Belmonte has a kitchen certified Kosher

Thursday, 07 February 2013 00:00

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Set on the slopes of the Esperança Mountain, at just over 1 km from the town of Belmonte, sits the birthplace of Pedro Álvares Cabral. The Pousada Convento de Belmonte is a result of the renovation of the former Nossa Senhora da Esperança Convent. Inside, the chapel and sacristy have been converted into a lounge and bar, a good example of the harmonious blend of historical architecture and modern construction and comfort.

The Pousada has preserved the Monastery’s heritage intact (the site was classified as a building of public interest in 1986), including the amphitheater, architectural layout in the pine woods on the slopes of Esperança´s Mountain, and stunning landscape with views over the Cova da Beira region and Estrela’s Mountain. Guests can use this historic luxury hotel as a base for exploring the many historical monuments is the region, including the castle, the burial vault of the Cabral family, the Jewish Quarter, as well as the natural beauty and folk traditions of Serra da Estrela (Estrela´s Mountain), one of the Europe’s most important natural reserves. Valdir Lubave Dudek was born in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil in 1971. Master of the Kitchen, he worked in several 3-star restaurants in Brazil. He was a professor at the European center and chef in various hotels. He accepted the invitation in 2003 to head the kitchen at Pousada Convento de Belmonte and prepared a sequence of delicacies based on products obtained in the Beira Interior.

 

 

Villa Pampilhosa Hotel opened November, 2012

Saturday, 19 January 2013 00:00

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Located in the mountains of  Pampilhosa da Serra, the four-star Villa Pampilhosa Hotel is the result of an investment from around 5 million euros. The Villa Pampilhosa Hotel has 52 rooms, of which 12 are interconnecting and two adapted for disabled guests, a restaurant, bar, conference room, event space and spa. The hotel was designed by Inplenitus - Solutions and Architecture, and built by Ramos Catarino, Company Engineering and Construction Group Catarino. Located on the banks of the river Unhais, Villa Pampilhosa Hotel is also an ideal opportunity for contact with nature and practice of some outdoor activities and tourism related to nature.

 

Hotel Longroiva should start in January 2013

Friday, 11 January 2013 00:00

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The Hotel Thermal Longroiva should begin construction in early 2013. The venture will also be charged the Natura Resort. This building will have 46 rooms, capacity to accommodate about 100 people and represents an investment of 4.8 million euros that will be completed within 18 months. This is a hotel 'gorgeous' with an 'outstanding quality'.
 

Coimbra has a new hostel

Monday, 31 December 2012 00:00

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Open since June 2012, the Serenata Hostel is the newest of its kind in the city of Coimbra. Located in the historical center of Coimbra, specifically in Largo da Sé Velha, the hostel can accommodate up to 76 people in its 18 double rooms (some with private bathrooms) and other shared where there are bunk beds and wards. The hostel has four floors, each with its own theme: Serenata, alluding to the corner of typical students of Coimbra; the personalities, which alludes to famous writers who attended the University of Coimbra; the Gardens where the rooms have names that allude to famous city gardens and yet the Scholar, which portrays the lives of students of Coimbra. The Serenata has a kitchen equipped with washing machine and dryer, bar, terrace and wireless Internet. It should be noted that the building where the hostel is located dates back to the 19th century and has been restored.

 

 

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