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Self-Catering Holiday House near the National Park of Peneda Geres - 11847/AL

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6 adults - with Garden, Swimming pool

1 bedroom with private bathroom - double bed, dresser, closet , chair, two windows

1 bedroom , double bed, closet and chiar one window

1 bedroom, two single beds, two windows

1 bathroom

1 bathroom with shower next to the pool

kithchen full equiped,


living - one center table and one side table, 2 sofas, cabinet and TV (for living and dining area)

and dining area - table , chairs, two cabinets

Linen and tablecloths

It's a familiar house, situated in a quiet area in North Portugal within easy reach of the Peneda-Gerês National Park. The pool and terraced gardens overlook the dam of Caniçada , and the clean air and silence are the perfect setting for a relaxing holiday. The house is full furnished and equipped. Has full central heating for winter bookings, and it is cleaned & beds changed halfway through stays of 7 nights or more .All bed linen and towels are provided. . Outside barbecue area and garden plenty of various and wonderful plants and flowers . The house offers a high level of privacy with a magnificent panorama over the dam and mountains. In the way from Braga (30kms) to Chaves, the nearest places with supermarket, coffe/tea rooms are Cerdeirinhas 2 km, Vieira do Minho 6 km, Termas do Geres, 20 km. Walk through the mountains, tasting the Portuguese cuisine and our Vinho Verde 'Green Wine' or visit our cities,full of history and monuments, are good opportunities for your vaccation.

Detailed information will be sent at time of booking.

Strolls - all land, horse, pedesrtians, bicycle, motion 4

Scaling and rappel.

Water sports

More Details
Registration Number : 11847/AL

Maria Gloria Mesquita
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2018

About Maria Gloria Mesquita

We are Gloria and Reinaldo, aged 73 and 78, I worked for 22 years and Im now retired. Reinaldo is also retired . He was an orthopaedic surgeon.

We have two children and 5 grand-children (between 19 and 15 years old.)

We live in Porto, abt. 1 hour from Casa Dikitaru.

Maria Gloria Mesquita purchased this house in 1999

Why Maria Gloria Mesquita chose Caniçada

This familiar house was our preference for weekends and vaccation. Now, it's difficult to go there due to my childen works and kids schools and we decided to rent it.

But we find the place very nice, very quite, with a nice garden, swimming pool and an interesting vie. We believe it's a good place to rest but at the same situated in a place from where you can go and visit f.e. Braga, Guimarães, Ponte de Lima, Viana do Castelo, Porto .

What makes this house unique

Private swimming pool, the garden and the landscape.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Após estes poucos mas muito bons dias vividos nesta magnifica e envolvente paisagem, vamos partir com pena de serem tão poucos, e o desejo de voltar.

A casa é excelente, onde nada falta; o silencio e a tranquilidade dos jardins proporcionam um conforto que nos faz sonhar acordados.

Com toda esta beleza partimos com saudade da fantástica estadia que nos proporcionaram
Sep 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Caniçada in Municipality of Vieira do Minho

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 19:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Outdoor Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • sleeps a maximum of 6 adults.
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • water skiing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

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Self-Catering Holiday House near the National Park of Peneda Geres - 11847/AL
average rating of 4.818182 based on 27 reviews

what a such nice place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We really like so much stay in Maria Gloria's house. The location is wonderful with a beautiful view on the lake in canicada. the sunset was amazing every night from the pergola.

The house is so beautiful as well, never see a vacation house so well furnished in the kitchen but also in the outdoor games for the kids and the adults (ping pong table, swimming pool and balloons, baby foot, games in the kids bedroom, ...). everything was perfect.

the linen has been changed each week and the swimming pool is cleaned each morning.

Maria Gloria and her husband were also so nice and welcome us very specially. they pay attention to all and very tiny details to make you feel in vacations with all the comfort needed and everything is in a the detail.

the garden is so beauctiful as well. flowers and green for gardener lovers as me it was just paradise.

we will recommend this place and location to all our friends and relatives and will be more than pleased to come back.

good restaurants all around. we recommend the pussada close to the house on saturday evening (barbecue buffet) with a specular view.

we hiked in the geres park, place to visit: guimares, braga, porto, and the countryside.

thank you, gloria and your husband for this great vacation!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Estadia na Casa Dikitaru - Gerês

  • 4 of 5

Classifico a estadia na Casa Dikitaru como excelente.

De referir a hospitalidade dos proprietários, a simpatia e disponibilidade.

A casa está muito bem equipada, tem uma óptima localização e vista sobre o Rio, o único senão é o facto de ser necessário carro para deslocações como, aliás, é referido na descrição da casa.

O espaço exterior é fantástico e permite desenvolver diversas actividades.

Durante a nossa estadia, e apesar de as condições climatéricas terem variado um bocadinho, desfrutamos da casa ao máximo.

Esperamos ter oportunidade para voltar.

30 de Agosto de 2015


  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gratos pelas vossas simpáticas palavras sobre a estadia na nossa casa. Tentaremos sempre dar o nosso melhor para que os nossos visitantes levem sempre uma boa recordação da sua estadia. Obrigada. Tudo de bom e até breve
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une belle maison dans la région de Gėrès

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons été très bien accueillis par les propriétaires.

La maison est confortable et propose de nombreuses activités familiales: piscine, ping-pong, baby-foot... Le jardin est très bien entretenu et très joli avec une belle vue sur le lac.

Elle est idéalement située pour découvrir le parc national de Gérès et les villes de Braga, Guimaraes et Porto (1h de route)...

  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was very nice to have you family with 4 kids with us. We are very happy to hear that they found the place very confortable for them. Thanks for the nice words. We look forward to see you again in Portugal. Gloria and Reinaldo
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Un petit paradis niché dans les montagnes

  • 5 of 5

Une agréable maison tout confort, rien ne manquait. Des propriétaires aux petits soins. Une vue splendide sur le fleuve et sur les collines, des repas pris sous une tonnelle des plus agréable et une piscine qui a enchanté les petits comme les grands .En résumé, un petit paradis sur terre niché au Portugal dans les collines pour ceux qui aiment le calme et la nature et n'oublions surtout pas les restaurants portugais ..... Nous reviendrons sûrement dans quelques temps .

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy to see that the house and its surroundings are a good choice for our guests. We will be please to see you again in a near future. Thanks Gloria and Reinaldo
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Nice summer house in beautiful part of Portugal

  • 5 of 5

Very nice house in an area scattered with luxury summer houses. Situated on a steep slope of the river Rio Cavado, with -in case there were no grown up trees in the well designed garden- an 180 degrees view over the river. Pool in the lower part of the garden surrounded with nice flowers and plants. Nice trips possible in the area as the very friendly owners explained to us when we arrived.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure for us to receive you at our house. We hope to maintain a friendly contact in the future. Thanks for your nice comments.
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Férias Casa Dikitaru, Gerês.

  • 5 of 5

Com uma paisagem incrivelmente bonita, chegamos à Casa Dikitaru e constatamos que estava tudo pronto e limpo para nos receberem, foi muito fácil chegar à casa com as instruções que nos deram, com muito bons acessos, e perto dos pontos mais bonitos do Gerês, também tem perto um supermercado Pingo Doce (Vieira do Minho). Em relação à Casa Dikitaru, uma casa bem apresentada na envolvente Caniçada, com paisagens muito belas, seus jardins verdejantes e com muitas flores à mistura, com optimos pontos para fotografias perfeitas, tirei muitas fotos para mais tarde recordar como foi uma boa semana de férias. Realmente uma semana soube a pouco, mas agradeço toda a hospitalidade que nos deparamos, esperamos voltar, um bem-haja e tudo de bom para a Casa Dikitaru.

Atentamente, cumprimentos,

Nelson Filipe Polónia Biltes

  • Review Submitted: 14-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Agradeço os comentários que, certamente, pderão ajudar outros interessados a tomar uma decisão. Obrigada! Será um prazer poder voltar a te-los na nossa casa.
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Francisco Sa Carneiro, Porto
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
Vieira do Minho
Nearest Golf
35 Kilometres
Ponte de Lima (9 holes)
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Braga - A3
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
fluvial beach at Ermal, Vieira do Minho
Car: necessary

Braga, Ponte de Lima, Guimarães, Porto - cities with old houses, old monuments, museums and other nice places to visit.

Pousada de São Bento, Pousada de Santa Maria de Bouro , Restaurante Abocanhado,

National Park of Peneda-Geres; Soajo, Peneda

Barragem (dam) Caniçada


Driving from direction Porto/Brage (A3), take direction Braga Sul N103.

Follow N103 in the direction of Geres or Chaves until you reach after about 20 minutes a small roundabout. On this roundabout the village of Vieira do Minho is signposted to the right but don’t go to the right. Turn this roundabout 3/4 round in the direction of the Spa Waterfalls Hotel. Drive this road ca 3 kilometers until you see again a sign to the right to the Spa Waterfalls Hotel and take this road. You are near the house now. The house is about 200m after the hotel on the left hand side and is called -as is signed on the wall- Dikitaru.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Caniçada, Braga

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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £223.13

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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