Apartment located on Avenida da República in Vila Nova de Gaia. Located on the 15th floor of a modern building with magnificent sun exposure facing the South and West, with views of the city, in Vila Nova de Gaia-Porto.
This 2 bedroom apartment sleeps 4 and is new. Is located in the heart of the city, the modern area of Vila Nova de Gaia. Ideal for a holiday or short stay and also a great place to live.
Features a spacious living room with excellent city views and a balcony with great views. The living room is equipped with comfortable and modern sofas, has a 46 inch LCD TV, cable television with more than 150 channels and free wireless Internet access at 50 Mb/s. The spacious kitchen is equipped with all appliances, equipment and utensils needed. There is also a laundry.
The 2 rooms are equipped with king size beds and super comfortable mattresses to allow a deep rest and relaxing. One of the rooms is a suite with full bath. The other is a double bedroom with a bathroom and shower. Both rooms have windows facing West with a great view from where we can see the sea on the horizon.
Offers closed parking place in the basement.
The apartment has an area of 90 square meters.
Bath and beach towels are provided, and new bedding as well.
A city environment. The building is surrounded by cafes, schools, pharmacies, supermarkets, shopping centers, etc. The historic centre of Vila Nova de Gaia is at about 500 metres away and the historic centre of Porto at 2 km. From here you can reach quickly the port wine cellars, having the option to make part of the journey by cable car over the houses and enjoy the magnificent landscape of the Douro River and its banks.
The apartment is located near local restaurants, cafes, bakery with warm bread and pastries; is located right in front of a supermarket; It is at 500 metres from shopping centres, 5 km from golf courses, 2 km from the historic area of the Porto and the nightlife, with bars and live music. The city was awarded the distinction of best destination in Europe in 2012 by international magazines of tourism. A visit to the "night of Porto" is therefore "mandatory".
A car is not necessary. A surface MTR station and a bus stop with multiple lines and periodicity of a few minutes is placed immediately in front of the building, from where you can reach the centre of Porto and Ribeira de Gaia and Porto in less than 5 minutes.
A comfortable place, conveniently located, near everything (supermarket 20 metres), where you can visit the city and explore their surroundings and excellent beaches.
Activities and attractions
A great place to spend your holidays, no matter if you're going to visit the city, make a historic, monumental "tour" or boating up the River, enjoy the magnificent beaches, or even if you're going to mix with the local population, feel the heartbeat of the city and experience its food, wines, traditions, way of life and culture. There's something for everyone, within a walking distance.
Definitely, it's a safe and cozy haven throughout the year.
Rentalia Reference num: 233513
Non smokers preferred
Pets not allowed
The exact position of this accommodation is not shown at the request of the owner.
6 km to the beach, 500 m to the city center, 17 km to the airport, 20 m to supermarket, 2 km to a river or lake, 1 km to the train station, 2 km to the bus station, 1 km to the hospital, 2 km to a hiking route
190 km from a ski resort, 4 km from a golf resort, 4 km from a sports harbour, 6 km from a horse riding center, 10 km from a diving center
A Great place to stay
We have been to the Porto area five or six times now, and this is the best place we have found to stay. The location is excellent with plenty of transport choices in easy walking distance. We got very good value from our three-day tourist passes - and found that the train station at General Torres (in walking distance of the apartment) was the easiest place to buy them. With these passes we explored much of the area covered by the bus and metro system but also used the CP trains to go further afield. Food shopping was very easy. There are bakers and patisseries almost on the doorstep and the nearest supermarket is just across the road. We enjoyed walking down to the Corte Inglés for a wider choice - although the department store there is a bit too tempting. Eating out offered multiple choices locally as well as across the river in central Porto. We very much enjoyed the Carpa restaurant, just a couple of minutes away on foot, across the main road. The apartment is very comfortable and has all that you need for a relaxing stay. We cooked and ate in the apartment every other day and lacked for nothing. The internet connection was, for us, amazing. As country dwellers we have only very slow Internet and we were astonished to see something fifteen times faster! I used an HDMI cable to attach my laptop to the giant tv and had the full range of tv and movies immediately available. As others have commented the beds are very comfortable - my bad back was much improved after just one night. My only regret is that a week was too short a stay! Next time it must be two. And next time I might take a car - not to get around, as the public transport is good and inexpensive, but to fill with cases of excellent Douro wines. As a final note, Marcos was an excellent host making us feel welcome and comfortable.
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Thanks Tom. Your comments are really nice. I look forward to welcome you again. Marcos Loureiro
New, modern, well decorated, basically in white and black, multiplying well the daylight to make a wonderful atmosphere. The beds are extremely comfortable, as well as the "chaise long" in the leaving room where we fought to relax. LOL Free Internet WIFI and English TV channels made the difference. Very well located. There are a supermarket in front and many bus stops and a MTR station as well. We took usually 10 minutes by MTR or Bus to arrive at the Centre of Porto. There are also a bus stop for the city tour (hop on, hop off). Very convenient place to discover Porto and the North. We did appreciate our stay in this apartment and we recommend it.
Excellent apartment, located at the heart of the city in the main avenue, at very small distance from the historic centre and touristic area. Easely rechable by a few bus lines and MTR, Porto downtown at 5 minutes by MTR, supermarket just in front, in the other side of the avenue. The apartment is new, modern decorated and match the photos shown in the Web site. The beds are really confortable. Very clean, very well maintained, and the light in all the apartment is very good as it's facing South and West. Despite the weather that was windy and rainy, our stay was excellent. Thanks Marcos for the warm welcome.
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