From Helder's quick responses to my queries, to his unexpected pickup from the airport, to an afternoon coffee with his mom and stepfather, to our reluctant was absolute perfection. The place is a gem, a world apart. How many eighteenth century villas ha...

September 23, 2014


My family spent a wonderful week as guests of Hélder, Sebastian and Goretti in Porto. This was our first trip to our parent’s favorite vacation destination, Portugal. We now truly understand and share their love for Portugal.

Our time in the Porto area was exceptional....

We recently had the great pleasure of spending three days in Porto and stayed at this amazing villa. I travel a lot and love to stay at houses I rent through VRBO and can unreservedly say that Sebastian's and Goretti's place is by for the nicest one I ever rented. Righ...



Our group of 10 was a diverse mix from ages from age 2 to 40.

The villa supplied each of us with a fantastic holiday whether we desired tranquility or activity.

We particularly enjoyed the pool and terrace area. The property was very clean and well-maintained.


The property is about 15 minutes from Porto city center. It was a large farm and still retains a portion of the orchard, kiwi bushes, vineyards, vegetables and some small farm animals around the stone houses. The once rural village has sprung up as part of the extensio...

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September 6, 2019

My wife and I and later our son and his fiancée spend the most wonderful time at this extraordinary estate. Originally from Denmark but now living in...

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