Areias do Seixo Charm Hotel & Residences

Praceta do Atlantico – Mexilhoeira, Povoa de Penafirme, Portugal

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20
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Ratings Breakdown

  • Rooms20
  • Public Spaces20
  • Service20
  • Overall20
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Most recent review:

What I liked:

Everything - amazing hotel concept. Amazing location. Owner fully involved in the hotel and it shows. Daily activities and special opportunities like the dinner at one of the owners friends private Cellar

What the hotel could do better:

N/A

JOSHUA

Stayed July 2015

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Hotel Description

Some high-end hotels make a point of being fine places to be alone. Areias do Seixo, on the other hand, is the kind of place that hosts a nightly communal bonfire on its wild — and wildly pretty — stretch of coast to the north of Lisbon. It’s not exactly a free-for-all, however — for although the wine does flow freely, given the vast expanse of farmland and ocean and dunes that’s shared by just thirteen rooms, it’s a comfortable, low-key affair, about as private a social gathering as one can have in the company of strangers.

Anyway, you can always skip the bonfire in favor of a fireside glass of wine in your own room. All the accommodations come with rustic fireplaces or wood stoves, not to mention stacks of wood large enough to last a longer, colder winter than these parts have seen in a few hundred years. Maybe they’re worried if you run out, you’ll start burning the furniture, for though the rooms are exceedingly comfortable, they do look a bit like an outgrowth of the landscape. Gnarled, salt-bleached tree limbs form support beams or bedposts; polished concrete and stone abounds; large windows or towering glass walls bring the outdoors in; and to really drive home the point, the main building even has a garden of native plants covering its roof.

That rooftop garden, in fact, is the first of many hints that these hoteliers have some seriously green thumbs. The hotel’s organic farm and greenhouse supplies many of the ingredients for the excellent restaurant. The Atlantic supplies some of the others, like mussels that guests can gather with the staff on a foraging excursion, or fresh pole-caught fish. There’s a range of staff-led and self-guided activities to learn about where everything on the dinner table comes from, and whether you really care or not about the provenance of your soup, the walks and bike-rides around the property are enjoyable for the atmosphere alone, all fresh ocean air and unspoiled coast.

How to get there:

The hotel is located 40 miles, about a 50-minute drive, from Lisbon’s Portela Airport. Please contact CustomerService@TabletHotels.com for more information or assistance with transfers.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 14 Rooms
  • Style: Modern Design
  • Atmosphere: Secluded

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour room service
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden
  • Golf nearby
  • Honesty Bar
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool (seasonal)
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Turkish bath
  • Wake-up service
  • Wine tours nearby
  • Wood burning fireplace
  • Yoga

Need to Know

Valid credit card required. Children older than 10 years are welcome. One child or adult is charged EUR 75 per person per night in an extra bed. The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Check in:

2pm,

Check out:

12pm

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour room service
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden
  • Golf nearby
  • Honesty Bar
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool (seasonal)
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Turkish bath
  • Wake-up service
  • Wine tours nearby
  • Wood burning fireplace
  • Yoga

Need to Know

Valid credit card required. Children older than 10 years are welcome. One child or adult is charged EUR 75 per person per night in an extra bed. The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Check in:

2pm,

Check out:

12pm

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