Vista Gloriose

Europe / Portugal / Pinhão

A dramatic landscape of gorges excavated by the Douro river, vine-clad hills and extensive olive groves are the daily panorama that guests can enjoy from this hilltop villa with heated pool - a blissful haven in which to unwind with a glass of Porto or as you indulge in your complimentary daily breakfast on your terrace. 

up to 4
up to 8
Min. Nights Upon Request


Once an old village school, this four en-suite bedroom villa has been converted into a beautiful family vacation villa to very high standard, and is surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. Included in one week rentals (or longer) are added value extras such as: a complimentary “local gastronomy” meal; a visit to one of the Port producing Quintas with wine tasting; and weather permitting, a vineyard terraces picnic plus a two hour Rabelo boat ride on the Douro. The excellent and friendly staff speak Portuguese, French and English and as well as looking after your daily needs, double up as local tour guides or babysitter on request.


Lower Level

  • Entrance to open-plan and spacious living room/ dining room, fireplace, TV
  • Guest WC
  • Fully equipped kitchen with staff access to the exterior
  • Garden access to a games room with extra shower bathroom/ WC
  • Pool-side BBQ & outdoor dining area
  • Garden access to a fully equipped laundry room

Top Level

  • Solarium terrace


  • Large garden comprising ample lawn areas
  • Private heated swimming pool
  • Sunbathing area
  • Outdoor dining facilities
  • Built-in barbecue
  • Private parking


4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms

Sleeps 8 Guests

Twin Beds
Fully Equipped Laundry Room
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Private Parking
Al Fresco Dining
Pool Lounge Chairs
Game Room
Flat Screen TV
Pool Table
Daily Housekeeping


Bedroom Details

Bedrooms 1 & 2 (Lower Level): Two double bedrooms (bed of 1.60 m × 2.00 m) each with en-suite shower bathroom, door to shared panoramic terrace/garden
Bedroom 3 (Top Level): Master double bedroom (bed of 1.60 m × 2.00 m) with extra single-sofa bed, en-suite shower bathroom & private panoramic terrace
Bedroom 4 (Top Level): Twin bedroom (2 beds of 0.90 m × 1.90 m) plus 2 extra pullout beds, en-suite shower bathroom & balcony over pool area

Pool Details

Private heated 9 m x 3.40 m swimming pool (Depth: 1.10 m-1.40 m; Roman steps)
Pool heating is an additional cost April to October

Staff and Services

Daily breakfast
2 Hours of daily maid service
Complimentary 'local gastronomy' meal
Courtesy use of tablet
Welcome glass of Port
2-Hour Rabelo boat ride on the Douro river
Vineyard terraces picnic (weather permitting)

Location Details

Pinhão (river marina & historic train station, supermarket, shops, restaurants & bars): 8 km
Alijó (larger supermarkets): 15 km
Provesende (one of the protected Heritage Site villages, also features a great restaurant): 5 km
Porto Airport (with motorway link from Vila Real): 120 km


Travel Dates Bedrooms Min. Night Stay Nightly Rates
USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Holiday dates may not be listed in rate chart. Rates are subject to change without notice. Please confirm rate, holiday dates, and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.

Tax Service Charge Details *

Supplement for pool heating (April to October): €150 per week
Additional beds: supplement of €375 p/person p/week or €40 p/person p/night, paid locally

Security Deposit Details

€250 Pre-collected

Minimum Stay Details

Minimum night stay may vary by property. Contact a villa specialist to confirm.

Accidental Damage Waiver

A $99 Accidental Damage Waiver applies to every reservation.

Exclusive Offers

Your next villa vacation just got even better. Reserve your dream 2023 villa vacation by December 4th, 2022, and you'll receive up to a $2,000 Concierge Credit to use towards luxury in-villa services and unforgettable experiences. From private chef service to a sunset catamaran cruise, what will you add to your villa experience?

Offer valid for new bookings made between 11/20/22 – 12/04/22 travel from 1/9/23 - 12/31/23. Amount is based on the base villa cost only. Minimum booking value of $5,000 applies. Valid for select pre-paid services only. Services offered are subject to availability. The value of any unused credit is non-refundable. Credit cannot be applied towards booking value. May not be combinable with other offers. All offers are subject to availability and may not apply to all villas or travel dates. Other restrictions may apply; please call for full details.


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Villa information may change without notice and should be confirmed with our villa rental specialists.