£504 / night
Price for guests, Nights

Latas Country House – Home 518638 House

  • 8 bedrooms
  • 16 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner



Latas country house is a luxurious yet traditional Portuguese house dating back to 1911. It sits within 8 acres of olive grove, surrounded by flower, vegetable and herb gardens to delight.

This is the authentic Beiras region of rolling countryside offers stunning mountain scenery, small bustling market towns and a wide range of river beaches. This country home is a perfect base from which to explore the culture, gastronomy and natural beauty of this unspoilt area.

House and Garden

A former family home and olive farm, has been transformed into a country retreat, which retains all original architectural features, with modern elements. We have carefully sourced and restored antique and eclectic pieces to compliment the style of the house.

The gardens are designed to provide various secluded “pockets” where one can relax, be calm and take in the beauty of the surrounding flora and wildlife and the stunning, far reaching views of the mountains.

A wonderful place to read, relax, play, bath or just simply be …..

Pool Area

Consists of a spacious 15M pool which is heated to 29 degrees all year round. The sun terrace has a selection of shaded cabanas or sun lovers loungers, perfect for chilling on a hot summers day. The outside kitchen area provides a large shaded dining table with fixed seating and will comfortably accommodate up to 16 guests. You will also find barbecue. The honesty bar is conveniently situated next to the pool and is open day and night, fully stocked with good wine, spirits and refreshing soft drinks. You can also grab yourself a tea or coffee … The area has far reaching views of the mountains, a wonderful place to read, relax, play or sunbath.

We welcome guests all year round, with the prospect of blue skies even in winter.


Latas country house can accommodate 16 guests with 8 double rooms and bathroom facilities. All areas offer spacious sleeping and lounging accommodation with comfortable king sized and oversized twin beds, ensuring a good nights sleep.

Bathrooms are elegantly finished to a high standard with local marble, using modern Hans Grohe or similar standard fittings. We provide soft towels, bathrobes and showering toiletries.


Situated in the main house; sit back, relax and enjoy the quiet …. Choose one of the many books or journals to hand, write back home or catch up on some correspondence …


The kitchen is highly equipped for entertaining, with gas range and hob, large double fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave and baking facilities, with a large integral larder.

The large dining table seats 16 people comfortably.

Reception areas

Choose one of two rooms to kick back and get comfy …. Listen to music, watch a great movie or listen to the crackle of the wood burner in chillier months.


The studio is on the ground floor and provides a large, airy and cool space to energize oneself…. Yoga mats and exercise balls are provided along with some free weights. Towels and water are also provided.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Bedroom 2: King Bed
    Bedroom 3: Double Bed
    Bedroom 4: King Bed
    Bedroom 5: King Bed
    Bedroom 6: King Bed
    Bedroom 7: King Bed
    Bedroom 8: Double Bed
  • 3 Family bathrooms, 2 En suites


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private outdoor pool (heated)
  • Mountain Views
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • Climbing frame
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through HouseTrip using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: (£440.33) €500.00
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Rita J.
Average reply time:
41 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
05 Apr 2020
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, Portuguese


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Guest reviews

Very Good
7 reviews

Very Good

“The Awesome, Tranquil, Latas Country House”

Reviewed 6 Sep 2019

As you arrive you feel like you are entering a place of calm, rich wood paneling, huge rooms with high ceilings embraced by lush Gardens, the gorgeous pool area with views across the valley. We ventur… More

“Dream retreat venue”

Reviewed 9 Sep 2017

I've just returned home from a weeks yoga retreat organised by the lovely Keri Lincoln. The venue was spot on, lovely yoga studio that was cool and calm, when we got hot and opened the door you d… More

“Perfect house for a large group of friends”

Reviewed 30 Aug 2017

If you're looking for a beautifully-furnished, visually-stunning house in idyllic surroundings and a chance to sample the real Portugal then you won't find a better place than Latas Country … More

“Fantastic house with a great pool in a beautiful part of Portugal”

Reviewed 2 Oct 2016

Latas is a beautifully furnished, grand old house tucked away on the edge of a small Portuguese village, about 40 mins drive from Coimbra. You will need a car to get here, but the drive is very pleasa… More

“Grootse uitzichten, heerlijk ontspannen”

Reviewed 15 Aug 2014

Heerlijke uitvalsbasis voor het bezoeken van de streek rond Coimbra. Prachtig appartement met een praktische leefkeuken die uitnodigt om zelf te koken. De 'honesty bar' en het zalige zwemba… More

“Smaakvol en ruim. Ook super voor kinderen.”

Reviewed 29 Oct 2013

Heerlijk ontspannen verblijf door de smaakvolle inrichting. Veel ruimte zowel binnen als buiten. Buiten is er een prachtig uitzicht over de heuvels en over het dorpje, zowel vanaf het terras met het g… More

“Beautiful & Scenic Retreat " My home in sunny Portugal "”

Reviewed 20 Aug 2013

Just a perfect place to stay, stunning property in a peaceful and sleepy village high up in the hills. Spectacular views during the day and a real treat at night with amazing views of the night sky. T… More

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How do I find more info about the property?

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Send Rita (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Rita (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Rita the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

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Or send Rita (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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You can also request a quote from Rita (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Rita (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Rita (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Rita (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Rita (the owner) a message.

If Rita (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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