Villa - São Tomé de Covelas, Douro Valley, Northern Portugal


8 Guests
4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms

Positioned in a dramatic hillside setting amidst the enchanting Douro Valley, this stylish, modern villa offers a contemporary retreat with breathtaking views of the valley and the meandering Douro River below.

Nestled just a short stroll from the iconic Quinta da Covela winery estate, this contemporary retreat marries modern luxury with the historic charm of its 16th-century manor house origins. Embracing its hilltop position, the villa boasts a sleek architectural design that seamlessly integrates with the breathtaking panorama, highlighted by a sweeping balcony and an inviting pool.

Step inside, and you're greeted by an interior that exudes modern elegance. The living spaces are thoughtfully adorned with curated art pieces and photography. From the sociable kitchen-diner to the comfortable seating areas, every corner of the villa invites relaxation and conviviality. Large glass doors flood the space with natural light, leading seamlessly to a terrace perfect for sipping local wines and savouring quiet moments of contemplation.

Retreat to one of the villa's four en-suite bedrooms, each a haven of comfort and tranquillity. Accessible from the outside, they offer seamless transitions between indoor and outdoor living, allowing guests to bask in the valley breezes and scenic vistas. An additional bedroom, ideal for nannies or staff, provides added flexibility for larger groups.

Outside, an inviting pool area offers refreshing swims where you can immerse yourself in the stunning views. Outdoor seating and dining areas set the scene for al fresco meals and drinks together.

Venturing beyond the villa, the Douro River Valley beckons. Indulge in the Dinner and Concert Experience at Quinta da Covela during the balmy summer evenings, just a stone's throw away. For those seeking further exploration, the charming town of Peso da Régua is a mere 50-minute drive, promising even more delights to discover amidst the verdant hills and vineyard-laden landscapes. Whether you're seeking relaxation or adventure, this villa offers an idyllic base for uncovering the timeless allure of the Douro region.


Contemporary bright and spacious open-plan living area and dining room. Fully equipped kitchen.  Master Bedroom 1- King-size bedroom with en-suite bathroom with tub, shower and bidet. Bedroom 2 - King-size bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower. Bedroom 3 - Two twin beds. En-suite bathroom with shower. Bedroom 4 - Two narrow twin beds or one Queen. En-suite bathroom with shower. All bedrooms include a desk, closet, hotel quality linen, robes, towels, heating, Air conditioning, wifi and amenities. 

Outside: Swimming pool with stunning views. Outside patio. Balcony along the front of the house facing the river.

Amenities: Wi-Fi and heating throughout, A/C in bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen with breakfast table, Board games/puzzles, Swimming pool with stunning views, Wood-burning fireplace, 5-minute walk from Quinta da Covela winery, Private parking, cot and highchair. 

Services included: 24/7 concierge) service, Itinerary planning, pre- and post-arrival.

Services available on request, at extra cost: Douro River cruises, Wine Tasting tours/lunches/vineyard visits, Speed boating, Canyoning (Merouço-Pinhão), Round-trip airport transportation, Grocery shopping service, Tours and excursions, Fitness personnel, Babysitting services, Security personnel, Translators/Private guides. 

Location: Nestled along the picturesque banks of the Douro River within the enchanting Port wine region. This charming house boasts an elevated position overlooking the tranquil river, offering an amazing view of the river.

Distances: 5-min walk from Quinta da Covela. 50-min drive to Peso da Régua. 1h 30 min from Oporto Airport.

Please note: No pets allowed. Pool area not ideal for very small children. Bathrooms are a little dark and small but lovely and modern.


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Standard occupancy: 8

Max occupancy: 8


Private pool
Baby cot
Bed linen
Full kitchen
High chair
Private parking
Winery tours
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