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Facing the Douro and Porto, stunning views in the best location.

Bedrooms 2
Space 721 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Stunning views of the Douro and Porto-comfort and the best location

Apartment with the most priviliged view. Facing the Douro river and the typical Ribeira of Porto. It has been set up so that you can enjoy all the comfort and feel yourself at home. Car parking included 300m from the apartment

We are at the third and last floor with no lift.

The space:

Equiped kitchen

Bedroom with 2 single beds

Bathroom with shower

Living room with a couple bed, sofa, tv, dining table


Bed and bath linen included

Moving around:

You will have many options like bike renting, electric Tuc Tuc cars, bus, metro, panoramic buses, yatch charters, cable car, cruise boats, vintage car guided, Helitour, visits...

Coming from the airport:

- subway/ metro to Trindade

- at Trindade you take the bus 901 or 906 direction Valadares or Madalena and exit at Praça Sandeman ( Sandeman Square). The apartment is 10 meters from the square.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 May, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Vila Nova de Gaia in Municipality of Vila Nova de Gaia

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 721 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • river
  • town
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • - 2 Single Bed
    - 1 Double Bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Golf
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Parking included.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

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Facing the Douro and Porto, stunning views in the best location.
average rating of 4.769231 based on 13 reviews

Best view of all!

  • 5 of 5

It was the highlight of our stay. A great place to stay. Right in the middle of the action in Nova Gaia. Close to everything and in a quiet neighbourhood. The owners were quite helpful to guide us. They provide good information. We highly recommend that place.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bondi Beach, Australia

The ONLY place to stay when visiting Porto!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at this Porto apartment for four weeks in October 2016. It was a wonderfully located and comfortable base to explore Porto and I would highly recommend this to anyone visiting Porto.

Booking Process: Ana, Marcelo and Marcelo Jnr were wonderful to deal with and replied promptly to all email questions. They helped me to carry my luggage upstairs and left a welcome parcel of milk, juice, bread, jam, bottled water and, of course, some lovely Port wine.

Location: This is a wonderful apartment to stay in whilst visiting Porto and Porto is a wonderful city for touring as it is small enough to navigate by foot. The apartment is located across the river from Porto, in Vila Nova de Gaia, but this affords spectacular views across to the pretty Ribeira area of Porto. This is especially delightful at night when the historic center is lit up to reveal all of its beauty. The apartment is located within easy walking distance of all the major tourist sights as well as cafes, restaurants and shops. In fact, one of our best dining experiences was at the restaurant immediately below the apartment on the ground floor, Sao Goncalo!

Apartment: The apartment is on the fourth floor of the building (no lift but that wasn't any problem) and has a spectacular wide frontage with views across the Douro river from the two sets of double-glass doors and two windows. This allows light to flood into the main living area and also allows for spectacular views across to Porto. The main double bed is comfortable and located off to the side of the main living area but this was wonderful as I would sometimes lie on the bed in the afternoon to read my book with the beautiful view as a back drop. The bathroom is compact, clean and modern. There is a washing machine and clothes-drying rack/pegs located on a balcony just off the second bedroom and this was a great asset. There is also a small room located just near the front door and this was a very handy place to store luggage and other items. All linen is provided and these were of a high quality. The apartment was very comfortable for my four-week stay!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming views of Porto Portugal

  • 4 of 5

Great Flat. Great location. Plenty of room for my husband and I, we're so glad we stayed there. It has everything you may need. One thing to consider is the noise. Since you are along the river it is a little noisy, but that's city life. Probably could use some black out curtains cause it is quite bright. But other then that it was great. It's on the 3rd floor so if you have issues with stairs it may not be right for you. The rentors were VERY helpful and welcoming. A great stay to experience Porto :)

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Molly, Thank you for your kind review. We are very surprised you didn´t see that in each window there´s a extremely visible black out. This would have allow you to sleep in deep darkness. If the brightness bothered you, you should have questioned us during your stay. Concerning the stairs, we inform that in the historic center buildings, where the arquitecture ancient and preserved, there is no chance to have a lift whether you are on a 2nd, 3rd or 5th floor. About the noise you made reference to, we are sure it´s very questionable. In another listing website, where we have more than 60, five star reviews, there´s several of them making reference to quietness and even a host saying he slept windows opened. So, the "noise" is a question of personal perception...Regards!
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Un séjour très agréable dans cet appartement

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons habité l'appartement pendant une semaine au mois de juillet 2015 et nous avons été entièrement satisfaits. Les propriétaires sont très gentils et nous ont donné plein d'informations utiles sur Porto. Ana, la femme du propriétaire vous écrira dans un français impeccable. Nous avons connu de légers problèmes pendant notre séjour avec la porte d'entrée principale et les propriétaires ont corrigé rapidement le problème. La description faite sur le site internet est conforme à la réalité. L'appartement est très beau, bien équipé et très propre. La vue est très belle sur le Douro et vous pourrez y voir de beaux levers er couchers de soleil. Très bien situé face au Douro, vous trouverez de nombreux et bons restaurants situés à quelques minutes de marche de l'appartement. En plus, l'arrêt d'autobus et les visites des chais de Porto sont à quelques minutes de marche. Les activités et visites à faire à Porto sont nombreuses. Bref, nous avons bien aimé notre séjour dans cet appartement.

Louise & Michel Turcot, Laval, Québec

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Monsieur et Madame Turcot, Merci beaucoup pour votre commentaire. Ça a été un grand plaisir de vous accueillir. Vous êtes des hôtes parfaits, exemplaires. Merci encore de votre préférence. Soyez toujours les bienvenus, Ana
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Ordentliche Ferienwohnung mit wunderbarer Aussicht

  • 5 of 5

Wer Porto einfach mal vom Balkon aus genießen möchte und es zu den Portweinkellern nicht weit haben will wohnt hier genau richtig!

Die Wohnung ist sauber und ordentlich und mit allem ausgestattet, was man so braucht. Die Vermieter sind sehr nett und hilfsbereit.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Très bel emplacement !!

  • 5 of 5

Appartement parfait pour 4, tres bien entretenu, excellent emplacement et vue magnifique sur la ville de Porto, au pied des caves et du pont traversant. Accueil très sympathique et excellents conseils des propriétaires. Nous avons beaucoup aimé.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Francisco Sá Carneiro- Porto
Nearest Ferry
Frente ao apartamento- Cruzeiros
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Golf Club de Miramar
Nearest Train
400 Metres
Estação General Torres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Metres
Vários Restaurantes nas proximidades
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres

The best view of Douro and Porto. Excelent location. Free parking included

250m from D. Luís bridge, in the heart of the Port wine cellars district. 150m away from cable cars, UNESCO world heritage city centre, facing Douro cruises boarding gate.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Vila Nova de Gaia, North Portugal

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Verão 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 17 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £175.65

Não são permitidas festas no interior do apartamento.
Agradecemos o respeito das regras de boa conduta e dos horários onde o silêncio se impõe.
Não é permitido fumar.
Não são permitidos animais.
Desrespeitando alguma destas regras, o valor da caução será cobrado.

No parties.
No pets.
No smoking.
Please respect the neighbourhood and the space.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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