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Quinta da Picota

Location and atmosphere

Although Quinta da Picota is near Lisbon, it looks out over pristine hills abundant with wildlife and plants. Mediterranean style of house, 8 years old, with organic garden, pine and eucalyptus forest with scattering of fruit and cork trees. Situated on a hill looking to the south, sloping valley with mountain view. Owner José Joaquim grows vegetables, medicinal herbs and fruit. He uses the home-grown organic produce in the vegetarian meals he serves.

Facillities

You can choose from single and double rooms -and appartments. Each room is served with laundry facilities. There is a common kitchen and game room. Use of the common kitchen is possible for campers (small fee) A large range of organic and home-made products are for sale at the farm. If wished all meals can be served at the farm: de kitchen is organic and vegetarian.

Surroundings and activities

You can attend various courses, such as vegetarian cooking, basket weaving, organic farming and yoga. José is happy to accompany you on walks, cycling tours or trips by car. In the near surroundings sportive people can play tennis, golf, ride a horse and there is a swimmingpool.

General information

Opening times accommodationyear roundReservationNot necessary, but desirable

Languages spoken

Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, English

Lodging

Number of persons7Number of rooms2Price single room per night20Price double room per night€ 30 per room

Selfcatering housingunit

Number of persons7Number of holiday units2Please bring your own bed linenPlease bring your own sleeping bagPlease bring your own towelsPrices on request

Group accommodation

Number of persons7Number of rooms2Please bring your own bed linenPlease bring your own sleeping bagPlease bring your own towelsPrice dormitory room per night€ 15 Price double room per night€ 30

Nature camping

Caravan/campers not allowedAccommodation for rent (such as a cabin, tent, yurt, gypsy wagon, trailer or caravan) etc.Total number of pitches15Number of tent pitches10prices per person€ 3Price tent per night€ 3Price caravan/camper per night€ 5Costs for use electricity per day€ 2Price carparking€ 2

Food

Sales of own produceDistance to supermarket1 kmDistance to restaurants0.5 km

Facilities

Campfire/barbecue

Facilities for playing outside

Guided excursions in the surroundings

Tours of the farm

Participation in daily farm-activities possible

Facilities and activities in the surroundings (< 15 km)

Bicycles for rent

Guided nature tours

Horseriding

Windsurfing

Open-air swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Tennis court

Children

Small live stock for children

Playground

Special target groups

Pets allowed if agreed upon

Landscape characteristics

Height above sea level (in meters)100

Farm production

A part-time farm

Organic or biodynamic farm

Horticulture

Route description

Nearest cityLisboaNearest villageLoures