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18th century farmhouse offers an outdoor pool


Hotel Rural Quinta de Novais

18th century farmhouse offers an outdoor pool

Hotel Rural Quinta de Novais is located in the heart of Arouca Geopark, with Arouca Monastery and near the "Serra da Freita" and "Parideiras stones" and "Frecha da Mizarela", the Paiva River and its rapids and "Passadiços do Paiva", the museum of Trilobites.


The regional cuisine is one of the strengths of the region (arouquesa veal and convent confectionery sweets). 


The Hotel offers its guests a wide area of ​​active recreation, including swimming pool, gym, jacuzzi and golf (pich'n'put).


We have at your disposal 16 rooms, restaurant, meeting room, gym, pool, jacuzzi, golf (pich'n'put) and outdoor activities (hiking, mountain biking, rafting, canyoning, climbing and slide).




Arouca is the centre of the municipality. It has grown in the Monastery's shadow, which used to be a Convent in the distant past. Today it shelters one of the most important museums of Portuguese Sacred Art.


Arouca, which stretches over an area of about 380 km², offers a group of small countryside villages scattered on hills and valleys, crossed by small rivers (namely the Paiva River, famous for its white waters).


The Freita Ridge Mountain, with the Mizarela waterfall and the "Pedras Parideiras" in the South, the old mines of wolfram on the eastern side, the Montemuro mountain to the North and the view and smell of the sea on the western side, surround this unique valley.




Sixteen double bedrooms: six in the east wing and the remaining ten in the south wing, divided in four different decorative environments. All have private balconies, air conditioner, television, telephone and access to Internet.


Outside Visit


... almost 25.000m², has a great area of chestnut, oak and cork trees, which, along with the green space, the flowering garden and the Freita Ridge Mountains in the horizon, turns it into a delightful spot.




In one of the Hotel's most attractive spaces you can enjoy some excellent quiet moments.


The granite walls, the warmth of the fireplace and the comfortable decoration will offer you the suitable environment for reading, appreciating a fine wine or simply to enjoy a long and quiet talk.


Pool, Gym and Jacuzzi


The Hotel Rural Quinta de Novais has to offer an active leisure space that includes swimming-pool, gymnasium and jacuzzi, located in a place where you can look at the valley of Arouca and the Freita Ridge Mountains.


The restaurant


The dining-room, which locates where the old wine cellar used to be, is wide for the thirty two seated places. It has a huge window on the east wall, air conditioner and a fireplace. In here you can appreciate, taking your time, some of the regional delicacies: veal, kid, smoked meats and regional desserts.

Key Features :

About the property
  • Property Type : Hotel
  • Swimming pool : swimming pool (private)
  • Internet Access : Wi-Fi
  • This property sleeps max 32 people
  • This property has 16 bedroom(s)
  • This property has 16 bathroom(s)
  • Suitable for children
  • Suitable for elders
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Ask owner if pets allowed
  • Smoking not allowed
  • Ask owner for long term rentals
  • Double bedroom [Bedroom 1]
  • Double bedroom [Bedroom 2]
  • Double bedroom [Bedroom 3]
  • Double bedroom [Bedroom 4]
  • Double bedroom [Bedroom 5]
  • Double bedroom [Bedroom 6]
  • Double bedroom [Bedroom 7]
  • Double bedroom [Bedroom 8]
  • Double bedroom [Bedroom 9]
  • Double bedroom [Bedroom 10]
  • Double bedroom [Bedroom 11]
  • Double bedroom [Bedroom 12]
  • Double bedroom [Bedroom 13]
  • Double bedroom [Bedroom 14]
  • Double bedroom [Bedroom 15]
  • Double bedroom [Bedroom 16]
  • Full bathroom (en-suite) [Bathroom 1]
  • Full bathroom (en-suite) [Bathroom 2]
  • Full bathroom (en-suite) [Bathroom 3]
  • Full bathroom (en-suite) [Bathroom 4]
  • Full bathroom (en-suite) [Bathroom 5]
  • Full bathroom (en-suite) [Bathroom 6]
  • Full bathroom (en-suite) [Bathroom 7]
  • Full bathroom (en-suite) [Bathroom 8]
  • Full bathroom (en-suite) [Bathroom 9]
  • Full bathroom (en-suite) [Bathroom 10]
  • Full bathroom (en-suite) [Bathroom 11]
  • Full bathroom (en-suite) [Bathroom 12]
  • Full bathroom (en-suite) [Bathroom 13]
  • Full bathroom (en-suite) [Bathroom 14]
  • Full bathroom (en-suite) [Bathroom 15]
  • Full bathroom (en-suite) [Bathroom 16]
Other rooms
  • Bar Area, Family Room
  • Near Shopping
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  •  • Telephone 
  •  • TV 
  •  • Air-conditioning (full) 
Sports and leisure
  •  • Gym / fitness equipment  • Indoor jacuzzi 
Outdoor facilities
  •  • Balcony  • Garden  • Terrace 
  •  • Parking 
General Price
Season Begin Date End Date Weekly Nightly Weekendnight Monthly Min stay
Single room 30 May, 2019 29 May, 2020 £ 346 £ 49 £ - £ - 2 nights
Special Price
Season Begin Date End Date Weekly Nightly Weekendnight Monthly Min stay
Double room 30 May, 2019 29 May, 2020 £ 408 £ 58 £ - £ - 2 nights
Payment Policy

Prices and programs for groups: please consult us
Restaurant seats up to 50


* Extra Child (5 to 12 years) - 11,25 EUR
Extra adult - 22,50 EUR


Buffet breakfast included;
Children under 5 years - free accommodation;
VAT at the statutory rate.

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Speaks: English, French, portuguese, Spanish
Manuel Santos
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