Pedras Salgadas Spa & Nature Park | Vila Pouca de Aguiar, Portugal

The Vibe: Innovative, sustainable.

The Area: In the thermal spa town of Pedras Salgadas, within a national park.

The DNA: Pedras Salgadas Spa & Nature Park offers ecological self-catering bungalows with sleek minimalistic design featuring sustainable strategies and local materials, such as slate and wood. Central to the hotel is a 19th century thermal spa renovated by Álvaro Siza Vieira, who has created an unrivalled space that embraces old and new. The spa encompasses a pool, hammam, sauna, and Vichy shower, and takes full advantage of Pedras Salgadas’ historic mineral springs and their reputed health benefits.There is an à la carte restaurant and meals can be delivered to the bungalows. Supermarkets and local restaurants are located a 2-minute walking distance. 

Suite-Me-Up: The eco houses, tree houses and cottage have a fully equipped kitchen or kitchenette, generous dining area and furnished porch with views of the surrounding nature. The snake-like Tree Houses boast two forest-framing windows, one positioned above the bed for optimal stargazing.

✅ free Wi-Fi • size matters: 16 bungalows (22-88m2) (237-947 sq ft) • hotel opened: 2012 • architecture & interior design: Luís Rebelo de Andrade ✅ free on-site parking • no pets allowed • 24-hour front desk

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