The Casa do Louro (Laurel House) takes its name from the indigenous aromatic laurel trees that grow next to the house. It features two stories with beautiful sea views. On the lower floor, there is a WC/bath, a hallway and a well-equipped kitchen with a winter garden. You can access the terrace from the winter garden. Upstairs you'll find a spacious bedroom. You can even enjoy the view of the Atlantic right from the bed!
The Casa Louro has no direct neighbours is situated in a quiet location away from any streets, in the heart of Prazeres at an altitude of 590 m. It was built and furnished in an environmentally respectful way.
An irrigation stream flows next to the Casa Louro.
WiFi can be switched off, LAN connection available (Internet service cannot always be guaranteed due to technical circumstances)
Sat-TV with international - mostly german - channels
Spacious terrace with barbecue area in the laurel grove.
Many hiking starting points (levadas and fishing villages), restaurants, supermarket with bakery and bus stops are all within walking distance from Casa Louro.
Solar system for water heating in addition to the gas boiler. Various electric radiators. Bidet shower. 2 dehumidifiers
Jardim do Mar and Calheta offer local bathing possibilities in the sea even in the winter months (about 6-7 minutes away by car).
Other possibilities in the surrounding region: from Calheta, boat trips for dolphin and whale watching are offered daily, weather permitting.
Prazeres itself is relatively flat, however, the mountainous region in the north offers ideal hiking options.
The area is dotted with farms and exudes a cosy, pleasant ambience. There are several good restaurants. You will find the well-known friendly Portuguese hospitality and openness is alive and well in this small village. Many pretty flower gardens invite you to take a stroll about the village.
There is a little zoo next to the church, and a herb garden with a tea and coffee bar (Quinta Pedagogica).
A 5-minute walk away there's a farmer's market (Mercado dos Agricultores) that's open all day long on Sundays. There you will find regional specialities at very good prices.
The yellow sandy beach of Calheta is 6 minutes away by car, where you can swim comfortably all year round.
About 50 - 60 minutes away from Funchal Airport (Madeira Airport), you first drive to the end of the motorway (Via Rapida) to Ribeira Brava.
Then follow the signs for Calheta or Prazeres. At the roundabout in Prazeres, take the first exit (BP petrol station), then continue to the next crossroads and turn left. After about 50 metres, park in the lay-by (road sign "Caminho do Serrado").
From there, follow the concrete road past 3 houses.
After 70 metres, on your right, you will see the "Casa Plantinha", house no. 15. In the background, you will already see the Casa Louro. At the end of the paved path, follow the path that leads you directly to Casa Louro (house no. 15A). Welcome!
Postcode for the navigation system: 9370-648
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Please note that usage-based cost can occur additionally. If you have any questions please get in touch with the owner directly.
Up to one week before the start of the trip, the booking can be cancelled with a 100% refund except for the registration fee.
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