Quinta do Rio Alva
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Quinta do Rio Alva

A Bed & Breakfast and Glamping in the middle of nature, on one of the cleanest rivers in Portugal, the rio Alva. That is Quinta do Rio Alva. Located in central Portugal, the green heart, between Arganil and Tábua in the village of Mouronho (Ronqueira).  

Our Quinta is for everyone, from the peace seeker to the sports enthusiast and from the couple in love to a family or group of friends. If you are looking for a location for a retreat, a creative week, or another type of week, we are open to collaborations. In the fall of 2019 we organized a singing week with a colleague B&B, this was a resounding success. In September 2020 and 2021 we hosted a total of 3 Women Empowerment/yoga weeks.  

The B & B has 4 tastefully decorated rooms, each with its own unique view of the beautiful surroundings.

In addition, each room has a TV, stocked mini-bar and an en-suite bathroom with shower and toilet. Are you looking for more privacy? Then book one of our 2 glamping lodges. These lodges are fully equipped, with a private bathroom, kitchen and covered terrace overlooking the river. Casa Lua is suitable for 5 persons, casa Sol for 6 persons (3 bedrooms).

In addition to the house and the glamping lodges, we also have a lovely swimming pool, with a spacious terrace around it. Here you can enjoy the tranquility or a good book on sunbeds, under the parasol. We also have a bar by the pool, where you can get chilled drinks and ice cream for a small fee. In the upper garden we have placed a large outdoor kitchen with a wood oven (for delicious pizzas) and 2 BBQs (gas and wood), our guests are of course allowed to use this. You can (depending on the time) pick fruit from the many trees. No shortage of (outdoor) games! Everything can be used; football goal, trampoline, archery and much more.

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who are we

José – Sabine & Sem

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We are José, Sabine and Sem. José is 100% Portuguese, but came to the Netherlands with his parents at a young age. Sabine is 100% Dutch, but because of the many holidays in Portugal, she already has a big Portuguese heart. Sem is therefore 50% Portuguese and 50% Dutch. With his year he is a pleasant, sweet and sometimes naughty little man. He likes to play with the children and also likes to go for a walk in the neighborhood.

Available Accommodations

B&B Rooms

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The room “GREEN FLOWERS” has a nice fresh green atmosphere. This is a spacious room with a French balcony, overlooking the public park in front of the Quinta. From the window you look towards the river and the forest, with different colors every season. How many shades of green can you discover? In addition to the wonderful bed […]


Prices start at: 80 per night

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The room “WHITE BLUE STRIPES” has a sleek atmosphere. With the single bed and the sofa bed, this room is suitable for 3 people. The sofa bed has 2 mattresses of 80 cm wide and the single bed is 90 cm by 2.00 m. It is a fresh room with 2 windows overlooking the river. […]


Prices start at: 80 per night

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The room “BLUE LEAVES” has a nice atmosphere with the blue leaves. It is a cozy room with a window overlooking the river. This room has a wonderful bed (1.60×2.00) and 2 chairs. There is also a stocked mini-bar and a television. This room also has a built-in wardrobe, so […]


Prices start at: 70 per night

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The room “YELLOW TILES” has a typical Portuguese atmosphere. You will find these tiles in all sorts of shapes, sizes and colors in Portugal. This cozy room is very light, due to the French balcony plus a private balcony. There are 2 chairs here, so you can sit outside and enjoy the panoramic view. The delicious […]


Prices start at: 70 per night

Available Accommodations


Casa SOL

Up to 6 persons Bedroom with a double bed (1.60×2.00) Bedroom with 1 bunk bed Bedroom with 2 single beds Equipped kitchen Luxury bathroom Large veranda with lounge sofa and easy picnic table Details Arrival from 4 pm, departure before 10 am. Prices include all bed linen, kitchen towels and towels. In high season (*) and May/autumn holidays […]


Prices start at: 150 per night

Casa LUA

Up to and including 5 persons Bedroom with a double bed (1.60×2.00) Bedroom with 1 bunk bed and 1 single bed Equipped kitchen Luxury bathroom Large veranda with swing bench and easy picnic bench Details Arrival from 4 pm, departure before 10 am. Prices include bed linen, kitchen towels and towels. In high season (*) and May/autumn holidays, all our accommodations are […]


Prices start at: 140 per night

Swimming pool Quinta do Rio Alva

Swimming in the river not for you?
We also have a lovely swimming pool! Including nice sunbeds, umbrellas and a bar.
You can relax here in the sun or in the shade. We even have a real pool bar! Here you can get ice creams, drinks and crisps.

Come & Enjoy

Would you like to spend the most beautiful time of the year – the holidays – with us?
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A good breakfast

A delicious and extensive breakfast is available every day (buffet style), with a lot of attention for local products. You can enjoy breakfast at the long cozy table inside, but you can also take it to the upstairs or downstairs balcony, or to one of the cozy seating areas in the garden.

“Tips for restaurants and bars in the area can be found on the page:
Make some Memories

Activities at the Quinta

Something for everyone:

SUPing on the river

Walks from the Quinta

Fishing at the river

Relax at our own pool

Splash in the river

Mountain biking

Indoor and outdoor games galore


Make some Memories

Activities outside the Quinta

Something for everyone:

Nice (other) river beaches

Signposted hiking trails

Canoeing on the Mondego River

Serra de Estrela (with the highest peak in Portugal)

Cycling on the Ecopista do Dão

Special picturesque villages (Piódão)

Cities like Coimbra and Viseu

We have nicely written day trips ready for you!

“What a dream place you have created here – so beautiful, pure and cozy – it is like coming home.”

Simone & Hank
Roosendaal, The Netherlands
“The sound of the river in the background, a beautiful garden and swimming pool with beautiful seating and lounging areas, a wonderful bed and breakfast and all in a very relaxed atmosphere. We also enjoyed the beautiful places in the area.”
Jon and Sandra
Horn, Netherlands