Nature And Family Getaway In North Portugal



When you’re looking into family holidays you can be driven mad trying to find the perfect destination and accommodation for everyone. Trying to organise the trip alone can cause you unending stress and annoyance, especially when everyone has their own ideas of what they want out of the vacation, and so you might find yourself going back and forth on the same topics over and over until you come to some conclusion that suits everyone.


Portugal is a fantastic family getaway with lots of coastal areas, forests, and fantastic European towns and cities laced with cobbled lanes and topped with terracotta coloured roofs. With a rich and colourful history, Portugal has in recent years become a family favourite for those who are looking for a mix of history and shopping alongside outdoor activity through beaches, hiking or just strolling through quirky and exciting towns and cities. Additionally Portugal is well placed to enjoy a joint trip for those travelling in Spain, maximising your travel experience!

Quinta Do Rapozinho

North east of the city of Porto in the small municipality of Cabeceiras de Basto, Quinta do Rapozinho is a collection of beautifully crafted self-catering houses which offer visitors the absolute best in accommodation for less. With amenities such as kitchenettes, internet, heating, barbecues and cable TV, each of the houses here is well-equipped and start at a base rate per cottage, not per person, which makes each of the houses here a fantastic deal for friends and families travelling together. From as low as 100 euros per day between four adults (breakfast & dailycleaning included), there has never been a cheaper, more home-away-from home way to enjoy time with nature and family in north of Portugal. Each cottage is additionally built and styled as quaint, stone buildings that come complete with bedding and bath/shower. From houses for two people and more, you can travel and stay with your friends for the ultimate getaway. You can even choose a house where the beds are inside barrels and there’s a lot to do, including some partners like wineries and vineyards, nature walkers and adventure sites.

Quinta do Rapozinho additionally comes with a pool for guests to enjoy during their stay, making this an absolute steal of a deal for those looking to enjoy Portugal for less.

The Area

Although located inland, Quinta do Rapozinho is easy driving distance to a number of local attractions, including the coastal areas to the west. Peneda Geres National Park is 40 kilometres away, and the city of Porto, Portugal’s second largest city and UNESCO World Heritage site is a mere 1 hour drive away, ideal for exploring. Additionally Porto is well serviced with low budget airlines from almost everywhere in Europe, which means you can fly into Porto and be relaxing poolside at Quinta do Rapozinho in no time.

Don’t take our word for it though, come and check out the website and see just how fantastic your next trip to Portugal can be. With amazing nature surrounding the area, Quinta do Rapozinho is the perfect location for couples, families, groups of friends and more.