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Quinta da Palmeira - Country House Retreat & Spa - Hotel in Beira

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Rua Principal 36, 3305-050 Cerdeira (AGN), Beira
Central Portugal, Portugal

Jack Brouns

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+351 911 017 455(landline)

Shady spots in the garden, a pool overlooked by tall palms, a bar nook stocked with drinks and a new spa in the Serra do Açor

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This boutique-style big white quinta sits in a very sleepy old village - eat in the dining room which opens onto a swish veranda so you can observe the comings and goings of the neighbours. Wander down to the local cafe which in typical rural Portuguese style is only open when the owner feels like it!

You're well fed: Jack's wife Anna was born here and her mother tends a vegetable and fruit garden in the village so much of her produce ends up on the table for 'surprise dinners' - no menu, choice of fish or meat, everything fresh, seasonal and delicious. At breakfast you'll have freshly-squeezed juice from the oranges in the garden - all year round.

Walk marked trails, long or short, which Jack has printed for guests (he knows the area well and can advise on much to see and do,) join mountain bike routes (hire bikes here) or take a packed lunch and head off for the day. The nearest restaurant, Toino Moleiro is in Tabua just a 20-minute drive and with a reputation for fresh grilled fish and meat. Or just stay put for a fabulous bird-filled garden and a lazy pool area with many sofas. There's also a brand new spa which you can book privately.

Wheelchair access
At least one bedroom & bathroom accessible.
Limited mobility
At least one bedroom & bathroom accessible without steps.
Children welcome
Suitable for guests with children aged 3 and over.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Credit cards
Credit or debit card payment accepted.
English spoken
Host speaks English, whether perfectly or not.
Air conditioning
Some, if not all, bedrooms are air-conditioned.
Wireless internet access available.
Public transport
Within 10 miles of a bus/train station.
Swimming pool
On the premises.
Bikes available
On the premises to hire or borrow.
Vegetarian meals
Available on request.
Babies welcome
Suitable for guests with a baby or toddler under 3.
Grounds for guests to explore.

Local points of interest from Jack Brouns:

Puntos de interés sobre la región de
Jack Brouns:

  • Surrounded by orange trees and olive groves, with the peaks of the Serra do Açor and the Serra da Estrela just beyond, Quinta da Palmeira makes its home in a region famous for gastronomy and open-air parties.
  • For many travelers it´s the perfect stopover between Portugal’s main coastal cities, which is an great opportunity to settle a couple days into the laid-back countryside lifestyle.
  • Nature is close at hand. The woods are sprinkled with waterfall-fed pools, the rivers good for swimming and canoeing, and the mountains suited to bikers and hikers of all skill levels.
  • The historic city of Pióadão is nearby, too, with its famous stone houses forming a picturesque jumble on the hillside.
  • Closer by, the hotel’s pool sparkles in that particularly sparkly way that pools under the bright southern European sunlight tend to do.
  • Waterfalls in protected landscape Fraga da Pena; Hiking in protected landscape area in Mata da Magaraça, visit the Palace and the National Forest of the Serra do Bussaco; Visit in Coimbra one of the oldest university libraries of Europe.
Puntos de interés

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"We spent two nights here as part of a road trip from UK to the Algarve. Although we have visited Portugal many times we had never visited Central Portugal and hadn't realised how lovely it was. Jack and his wife have created a very special place at Quinta de Palmeira. The interiors are stylish, modern and comfortable but retain the traditional charm. The pool, gardens and terrace provide delightful places to relax. We enjoyed two fabulous dinners cooked expertly by Jack's wife and Jack, himself, was on hand to offer advice on trips to see the surrounding countryside. Fabulous! "

Jill - Romsey, United Kingdom

septiembre 2016
"Fabulous hotel, its unfortnate that timing meant that we could not send long enough to enjoy the pool area. Room was very comfortable and roomy with all the facilities we needed. Dinner and breakfast were both perfect with excellent food. Service was courteous but not intrusive' Lovely building and a great part of portugal, Will definitely stay longer next time!"


septiembre 2015

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  • 6 Suites for 2
  • , 1 Single
  • , 2 Doubles
Precio:(i) 76 a149 por noche

Extra bed/sofabed available €39 per person per night.

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Breakfast €11.50. Dinner €28.50.




Rua Principal 36, 3305-050 Cerdeira (AGN), Beira

B&B 6 Suites, each sleeping 2
Precio: (i) 135 a 149 por noche
B&B 1 Single room
Precio: (i) 76 a 76 por noche
B&B 2 Double rooms
Precio: (i) 118 a 118 por noche

Jack Brouns

Visit website Check availability

+351 911 017 455(landline)