Casa das Arribas - Rio Douro aos seus pés, is situated in the International Douro Natural Park, located in the town of Cardal do Douro. Built on the foundation of a former elementary school, the Casa is set on the slopes of the river Douro, featuring a scenic view of Albufeira de Bemposta. All the air-conditioned rooms feature a private bathroom with free toiletries. The wooden-floored units also feature a terrace and a view of the gardens, mountain-range and river. The property offers free private parking to its guests. The Casa das Arribas - Rio Douro aos seus pés includes a common area with a fully-equipped kitchen, where guests are welcome to prepare their meals. A dining area and barbecue facilities are also available. Several restaurants are accessible within a 10-minute drive from the property, serving typical Douro cuisine. Casa das Arribas - Rio Douro aos seus pés features a living room with fireplace. Outside, the terrace and barbecue area offer a nature-surrounded rest, with its fresh air and lush natural surroundings. It’s situated in the middle of a mature garden overlooking a vast juniper forest. Guests can rent bycicles with the front desk and discover the region, as well as go hiking in of the many natural paths available. It is a 10-minute drive to neighbouring Spain and the Zamora region.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
Number of guests
Bedroom 1:
2 single beds
Bedroom 2:
2 single beds
Bedroom 3:
2 single beds
Bedroom 4:
2 single beds
Living room:
2 sofa beds
Bedroom 1:
2 single beds
Bedroom 2:
2 single beds
Bedroom 3:
2 single beds
Bedroom 4:
2 single beds
Living room:
2 sofa beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Bemposta
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  • Santos
    Portugal Portugal
    Atendimento e sossego do espaço. Ideal para descansar a conviver com família e/ou amigos.
  • Laura
    Spain Spain
    El entorno maravilloso!!! El Duero a tus pies. La casa muy limpia y no le falta de nada.
  • Marta
    Spain Spain
    La situación maravillosa de la casa, sobre todo de la piscina. Una tranquilidad increíble. Una relación calidad-precio excelente.
Quality rating rated the quality of this property as 4 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Hosted by André Filipe Calvário Afonso

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André Filipe Calvário Afonso
**Welcome to Casa das Arribas!** Located on the stunning banks of the Douro River, Casa das Arribas is more than a destination; it's an experience. With over two decades of exceptional hospitality, we open our doors to provide you with memorable moments amidst the unique nature, culture, and gastronomy of this region. Our cozy rooms offer breathtaking panoramic views of the majestic Douro River, creating an atmosphere of tranquility and relaxation. Every detail has been carefully planned to ensure your comfort. Our cuisine is a true tribute to the region, serving authentic dishes prepared with fresh local produce. Indulge in flavors that reveal the richness of traditional Douro cuisine. Explore the natural wonders of the Arribas do Douro on thrilling boat rides or hikes along scenic trails. Discover viewpoints that offer breathtaking vistas and immerse yourself in the local culture with visits to wineries and regional product shops. At Casa das Arribas, our commitment is to create unforgettable memories for you and your loved ones. Come and connect with nature, savor culinary treasures, and immerse yourself in the unique culture of the Douro. Welcome to a memorable encounter with the Douro, here at Casa das Arribas.
André Afonso, the host of Casa das Arribas, is passionate about hospitality and the natural beauty of the Douro. With over two decades of experience managing this charming hotel, André has become an expert in creating memorable experiences for his guests. His dedication to customer satisfaction and his love for the region are reflected in every detail of your stay at Casa das Arribas. Always friendly, attentive, and eager to make your days here unforgettable, André welcomes you with open arms and guides you on your journey to discover the authentic beauty and flavors of the Douro. With him, each visit becomes a true encounter with the hospitality and culture of the region.
Casas das Arribas are strategically located on the banks of the majestic Douro River, in the heart of one of Portugal's most stunning natural landscapes. Surrounded by rolling hills, lush vineyards, and abundant wild flora, the houses offer their guests a peaceful and rejuvenating retreat. In this surrounding area, where nature harmoniously merges with culture, visitors can explore picturesque villages that maintain the centuries-old traditions of the Douro. The viewpoints offer breathtaking panoramic views, while hiking and biking provide an intimate experience with natural beauty. The serene and majestic Douro River invites relaxing boat rides or thrilling canoeing adventures. Local cuisine is a true delight, with traditional dishes and renowned wines that satisfy the most discerning palates. At Casas das Arribas, the surrounding area is an invitation to connect with nature, explore local culture, and enjoy unforgettable moments on the banks of the Douro.
Languages spoken: English,Spanish,French,Portuguese

Property surroundings

Facilities of Casa das Arribas - Rio Douro aos seus pés
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • River view
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Pool view
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun terrace
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Fold-up bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Fishing
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Fireplace
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Grocery deliveries
    Additional charge
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Tour desk
  • Packed lunches
  • Babysitting/child services
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Private entrance
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Seasonal
  • All ages welcome
  • Infinity pool
  • Pool with view
  • Salt-water pool
  • Shallow end
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Fence around pool
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese

House rules

Casa das Arribas - Rio Douro aos seus pés takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 16:00 to 22:00


From 07:00 to 12:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Damage policy

If you cause damage to the property during your stay, you could be asked to pay up to EUR 500 after check-out, according to this property's Damage Policy.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 11 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
€ 10 per stay

Prices for cots are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Payments by takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Tourism Office of Portugal registration number: 3156.

If you cause damage to the property during your stay, you could be asked to pay up to € 500 after check-out, according to this property's Damage Policy.

License number: 3156

FAQs about Casa das Arribas - Rio Douro aos seus pés

  • The prices at Casa das Arribas - Rio Douro aos seus pés may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Casa das Arribas - Rio Douro aos seus pés offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Swimming Pool
    • Bicycle rental

  • Casa das Arribas - Rio Douro aos seus pés is 1.5 miles from the centre of Bemposta. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, Casa das Arribas - Rio Douro aos seus pés is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Check-in at Casa das Arribas - Rio Douro aos seus pés is from 16:00, and check-out is until 12:00.