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Centuries-old cottage among trees & bees in Borba - sustainable and geo-tourism
Every bedroom has a window. The futon in the living room is double and comfortable, for two adults (at extra charge). All rooms have heating and are cool in the summer.
Pool / Spa
Damage and Incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property that is caused by you or your party during your stay.
Pets allowed - Welcome. Please check rules.Welcome. Please check rules.
No smoking - Not permitted inside. Please check rules.Not permitted inside. Please check rules.
Max guests: 6 - Up to 6 travelers per cottage (extra cost above 4)Up to 6 travelers per cottage (extra cost above 4)
Property has guest safety measures
All towels and bedding washed in hot water that’s at least 60ºC
Check in and check out with no person-to-person contact
High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant (e.g. countertops, light switches, handles and taps)
Minimum two-day vacancy between guests’ stays
Cleaned with disinfectant
Hosted by Sónia Melo or João M. GilAsk a question
About Sónia Melo or João M. Gil
Sónia Melo: I am dedicated to providing guests and visitors at Horta Vermelha a holistic experience of the best and most fascinating features the Alentejo has to offer. My work and commitment to Horta Vermelha is paired with my activities in research and policy in international development. João M. Gil: In Horta Vermelha, I hope guests will link to the world, from local to global scale, from the roots in the soil to the world. I transversely apply these ideas in my work also as a Engineer and Photographer, as I do in my engagement with Horta Vermelha.
Why Sónia Melo or João M. Gil chose Borba
Horta Vermelha is fully Licensed and Registered as "Country Cottages/Rural Tourism" with no. 673 RNT, Portuguese Tourism Board.
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