Prices, Terms & Conditions

Lódão Cottage and Sobreira Cottage are prepared for the guests to feel comfortable (warm in the Winter and cool in the Summer), and at the same time stay in history-loaded houses prepared with care and following up-to-date safety standards.

Prices (including VAT)

Basic Price/Cottage/Night, for 1 to 4 persons
90€ (low season)
95€ (medium season) 
105€ (high season)

Basic Price/Cottage/Week, for 1 to 4 persons
594€ (low season)
629€ (medium-season)
699€ (high season)

We suggest that you go to Bookings for the actual prices, depending on your specific dates and number of days. Please be aware that we may change prices without prior notice.

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Extra sofa-bed  (double, for over 3 years-old)
15€/Extra Guest/Night

Extra child bed/cot

Mountain Bike rental
(inc. helmets, chain, lock and basic tools)

Use of Meeting Room
(ideal for group activities, work-meetings, workshops; warm in the Winter, with wood burner, cool in the Summer, with low-power ceiling fans)


Use of Washing Machine
(includes washing powder and decalcifying agent)

All prices include VAT.


Smoking Policy

- smoking is not permitted inside any of the Cottages or Reception/Meeting Room, or in any area in the property grounds, except on the front porch.

- guests must use the designated smoking sand-pots. They must not put out cigarettes on any other surface, or ground, or leave any unattended.

- your careless attention may inadvertently cause a fire.


Included Amenities and Services

- both Cottages comprise similar furniture and equipment, sleep 4 (possibly 6, with extra double sofa-bed).

- bed linen and towels are included, along with extra blankets and pillows. We also provide soap and shower gel, with natural herbal, spices, fruit or vegetable aromas.

- breakfast, with coffee, tea, local bread, jams and cheese, juice and milk, is provided on the day of arrival (for the remaining days, breakfast and meals are autonomously managed by the guests).

- depending on the season and availability, Guests may request the delivery of a box of fresh locally produced vegetables (for an agreed extra fee).

- kitchens are fully equipped with gas cooker (fully certified) and oven, microwave, fridge, crockery and cutlery, for fully independent use.

- all rooms, kitchen and bathrooms have modern low-consumption electrical heating, and the living rooms have safe and efficient wood burners.

- wood is provided and included in the rental, as well as electricity, gas and water.

- all water is potable, being provided by the Town Council.

- both Cottages have independent phones, providing free access to local phone numbers.

- access to the Horta Vermelha’s WIFI Internet network is also included in the lodging price.

- we have a no-TV or no-DVD policy (guests may bring their own if they wish, including their own portable antenna).

Guests have access to the property grounds, are allowed to pick herbs, fruit and berries, at their exclusive responsibility and on a fair basis. They should follow the provided map and be aware that walking in the fields requires appropriate clothing and footwear.

Guests have preference in the participation in possible extra activities (e.g., bird-watching, photography workshops, walking tours).



- dogs and cats are specially appreciated, and usually they love staying with us.p

- their owners mus accompany them, sociably and with all safety.

- booking in advance is required, on a first-come, first-served basis.

- maximum 2 pets, charged/Pet/Stay.

- dogs have a very good dedicated shelter, with a good reserved 16m2 area, outside but very close to the Cottages, with water and shade.

- pets are allowed inside the Cottages, preferably more in their the entrance rooms (large kitchens and living-rooms), including for overnight sleeping, if agreed with us.

- pet owners are totally responsible for their pets' or other people's safety, and any related damage or loss.


Bookings, General Conditions and Terms

We clearly prefer that bookings cover at least a week. We only accept stays for 2 nights or more, sorry.

Any pending booking is only effective after payment of minimum 50% of the rental amount. Please be advised that until having proof of such payment, any other effective booking in one or more coincident days will have priority.

The remaining 50% rental amount must be paid until 30 days before the rental check-in date. Non-payment is considered as a cancellation.

Bookings may be accepted until 8 days in advance, relative to check-in date.

Bookings in advance of less than 30 days before check-in date must be paid fully.

Any cancellation until 30 days before check-in date implies a cancellation cost of 50% of rental amount; after 30 days before check-in date, it implies a cancellation cost of 90% of rental amount; on the check-in date, it implies the cost of the full rental amount. These cancellations are effective by written email, which sending date is considered as reference. Cancellation costs may be used in later bookings.

Upon arrival, guests must provide a refundable deposit (50€ for 2-3 nights, 100€ for more nights) for coverage of any possible damage to any item or part of item, unusual necessary cleaning or loss. The total or partial refund is issued at the end of the stay, directly or through Bank Transfer. The deposit is not a requirement for past guests that have shown appreciation for the Cottages.

By effectively booking and being a guest at Horta Vermelha, each guest is accepting the Rental Contract, Terms and Conditions (detailed information will be sent upon reservation, including Rules for Cottage Use).


Use and Protection of Personal Data

We keep our guests' personal data in our internal database, upon our guests' booking.

We only use such guest data for managing their booking and to help planning their journey and stay.

After our guests leave, we only keep such guest data for managing our financial and for Portuguese Tourism board auditing.

We do not use cookies. We resort to simple web trackers, to follow website activity, following basic GDPR.

We do not share any guest data with any third parties, except for Portuguese Law abiding obligations.


Safety and Regulation

- all electrical appliances and installation are secure and follow safety standards.

- each Cottage has a fire extinguisher, a fire blanket, and is linked through an alarm system, in case of fire emergency.

- both Cottages are fully compliant with the rules, strict control and licensing of Rural Tourism in Portugal, “Turismo de Espaço Rural – Casas de Campo”.

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