Nestling between the blue of the sea and the majestic, rugged green of the mountains you will find this Quinta, ideal for nature lovers and those who appreciate their creature comforts. The Quinta is a quality touristic project, surrounded by a natural and rural environment, in perfect harmony with the local country life, which offers everything one might need for a peaceful and healthy visit. The Quinta premises are located in the village of Arco de São Jorge on the North Coast of the Island. It is in a large area of vineyard terraces, surrounded by mountainous slopes and the Atlantic Ocean. This is an excellent base point to discover the entire northern coast and the "Laurissilva" forest by foot or by car.
The Quinta is divided in two separate but related areas - the Accommodation Area, with its 18 small and independent villas in an atmosphere which is welcoming, rural, private and surrounded by the beauty of its luxuriant gardens and the Rose Garden with an Exhibition of Roses. This magnificent site deserves more than just an overnight stay. The houses on the Quinta are, without a doubt synonymous with beauty, peacefulness and harmony, allowing you to experience nature far from the bustle of big cities. The Rose Garden is a unique example of patrimony, with the biggest collection of roses in Portugal, which provides you with an unparalleled experience of beauty that only the Queen of Flowers can provide, in a true symphony of colours and perfume.
As not everyone is familiar with the concept of the Portuguese word Quinta, we would like to say that it has many romantic and mysterious connotations. Historically Quintas have been a kind of property associated to the Portuguese aristocracy and influential or wealthy members of society and evoke a life of abundance. At its simplest however, a Quinta is a portion of land for sowing and cultivation. There are other definitions such as: a rural property with a country house surrounded by fields and trees, within a defined and usually walled space. This Quinta is most aptly described by this last definition.
Equipped with private phone with local and international access and cable TV, each villa, with the approximate living area of 40/60m², has a porch with table and chairs, hammock and a small private garden. It comprises 1 twin or double room, with the possibility of accommodating one family member on the lounge sofa bed in the living room, where one also finds a heating stove for any colder days, a fully equipped kitchen with all the necessary domestic appliances and instruments necessary for your stay. A cot for babies is also provided if requested.
Bedroom, bathroom and living room will be cleaned and tidied every day, except on Sundays. If required, you will find enough fire wood for a few hours provided in the basket. You can refill the basket when needed, from the wood supply provided, near the reception.
Within the premises you will also find a common lounge with a self-service bar, a small library, TV, video, stereo Hi-fi and snooker table.
There is a 12x6m open-air swimming pool. Since it is not heated, the water temperature is more pleasant during the spring and summer time. There is also a private parking area.
The staff will remain at the Quinta from 9.00 am till 8.00 pm. Check-in until 8.00 pm.
Breakfast includes milk, coffee, tea, jam, cheese, free-range eggs, and fresh bread that will be placed daily in a bag outside your door. No fresh bread on Sundays. Self preparation.
You can buy some of the essential goods necessary for preparing meals here at Arco de São Jorge. But if you are looking forward to total rest there is our Tea House or the "Snack Bar Arco" that serve tasty meals and also provides a take-away service.
Children discount: 00-02 years, 100% discount.
Sleeps 2-3 persons, breakfast included.