Located just minutes from the heart of the UNESCO Heritage city center, this vacation home rental in Porto was restored from a historic townhouse and transformed into a a contemporary light filled duplex.
Keeping it’s original natural features, the interiors have been expanded and lightened, dividing and creating airy double height living and dining spaces on the ground floor and a loft-style sleeping space above with windows overlooking the interiors. There’s a sleek and minimalist chef’s kithen and two spa style bathrooms with optional wellness and spa services available.
There is an en suite ground floor bedroom opposite the main rooms that opens into the central garden and sleeps two.
Restored with sleek contemporary finishes, warm wooden floors, and luxurious natural materials, the design is contemporary meets vintage with marquee pieces and an understated neutral palette.
The garden in between is your own little urban oasis with a lovely heritage orange tree, a fountain and a cool patch of green with seating and dining areas on either side.
Optional services include: concierge and select business services, professional, in-room spa services and therapists with natural and organic ingredients, daily housekeeping with laundry and dry cleaning services, bespoke tailoring, valet parking, car and bicycle rental.
Wifi throughout, cable and satellite TV, complimentary Fonseca Port wine, still and sparkling water, Castelbel bath amenities, laundry facilities.
Located in the popular Se’ neighborhood within the city center, you are within a short walk to all the best the city has to offer.
Registered as a UNESCO World Heritage site the city of Porto is rich in Medieval history and the apartment is centrally located to best enjoy all it has to offer.
It’s a short walk to the famous Santa Catarina street for shopping, traditional Fado music and the acclaimed Cafe Majestic along with Batalha Square where most of the city’s important cultural events and shows take place.
Be sure to visit the old town of Ribeira which overlooks the Doura River and valley. And while in the city that created Port wine, enjoy the many cellars wine tours offered.
Connecting to all metro lines, the A São Bento station is a short walk and famous nearby sites include Praça da Batalha, Sé Catedral, Cinema da Batalha, National Theatre, Mercado do Bolhão, Torre dos Clérigos and Praça dos Aliados.
Porto, Portugal. Nearest Airport: Francisco Sá Carneiro International Airport
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Spring through Fall is high season
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