minimum stay in the holiday house: 2 days
is the greenest of valleys of Santo
muletrack over Lombo Comprido,
once of utmost importance, has metamorphised
into the wellknown hiking track 101 from
the caldera of Cova de Paúl
to Vila das Pombas at sea-level.
recently built Holiday House Aldeia
located in an agricultural compound,
surrounded by sugar cane plantations,
and Bananas. It stands
high benath the valley and gives rest
to hikers and guests coming for a relaxing
leave where there is little more than
silence. Most are happy with the fact
that getting to the next road, bar, restaurant
or shop means at least 10 min of walk.
The small access road ends 100 m from the place.
kitchen is based on the best from the
local market. For guest not comfortable
the idea to prepare their food themselves,
Halfboard (breakfast and supper) can be
accommodation. Lunch-packs are prepared
is no restaurant in the neighbourhood.
private shower / WC offer budget accommodation
in this stress-free environment.
Taxi-services (ALUGUER) can be booked the way that the
driver meets guests at the harbour of Porto
upon arrival. If you like,
you can make use of the day of arrival
a three hours walk down from the crater
of Cova to Lombo Comprido (about
3 hours) and your luggage finds it
way to the house by itself.
see Santo Antão
hiking map, track 101
in the centre of the valley, access to
the famous hiking trails of Paúl
in all directions is given within half
an hour. The range covers at
least a week of good hikes. Local guides
can be made available on appointment.
reach the next supermarket, bank, postoffice
and other urban facilites
takes half an hour by car.
vary according to season and length of stay.
Ask for an individual quote for your intended season and stay.