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Serra de São Mamede, Portalegre, Portugal

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These are a selection of comments written in our guest book. You can also view comments left on our Flipkey and Trip Advisor pages.



“Dearest Jane and Ed, thank you for this paradise. Because of you the world looks much nicer! We had a super great time!”

André, Noëlle, Simon en Marijn, Netherlands


“What a beautiful and peaceful place. Thank you very much for this unforgettable experience and to be so wonderful hosts. Hope to see you again.”

Melanie and Oliver, Germany


“Muchas gracias por todo. A pesar del tiempo, dos dras maravillosos. Le mejor, los desayunos sin duda¡”

Leo, Reyes, Francisco, Ana, España


“We received a warm welcome and we had a great time at the Vila Maria hotel. The location is wonderful and the orchard is delightful. Jane and Ed are very kind, friendly and helpful. Breakfast was excellent, with the variety of foods and plentiful. The apartment is very spacious, quiet and clean. Highly recommended. We extended our stay and hope to return here one day.”

Mustafa and Sandy, USA


“A wonderfully relaxing break in the calm and beauty of this lovingly restored home. Thank you Ed and Jane for your kindness and helpfulness. You made us feel at home.”

Tricia and David, UK


“Thank you for your hospitality. We loved the place, both the apartment and the beautiful garden. Até a próxima!”

Klara, Petr, Krystof & Evelyna, Czech Republic


“Dear Jane and Ed, Thank you for the lovely stay and homebaked goods. We really enjoyed all the chats. We hope to return at some day in the future.”

Sander & Annemieke, Netherlands


“Outstanding accommodation and facilities in a rural area with marvellous medieval villages. And above all the helpfulness and kindness of Jane and Ed. Thank you.”

Albert, Suze, Trijnie, Louwe, Netherlands


“Thank you Jane and Ed for making us so welcome. Charming house, fantastic place and a great hospitality, wonderful breakfast, lovely stay!”

Helga + Egon, Germany


“We have had a wonderful stay. Fantastic hosts, great accommodation. It is like a piece of paradise. Thanks.”

Christine & André, UK


“Si viajar merece la pena es por encontrar personas y sitios tan maravillosos como este. Muchas gracias por todo.”

Rufino & Maribel, España


“Merci pour votre accueil! Nous avons passé un trés bon séjour dans cette belle maison si bien restaurcé, avec beaucoup de goût!”

Elisabeth & Alain, France


“We’re sad to leave because we know that any apartment we will stay in next can never top your hospitality. Thank you so much and good luck in the future.”

Steven, Anouk, Sam & Louise, Netherlands


“Quinta da Vila Maria es tan bonita, relajante y agradable que nos quedanámos muuuuucho més. ¡Gracias!”

Familia Blanco Izquierdo, España


“Lovely to be back again at beautiful Vila Maria. Lovely hosts Jayne and Ed – thank you for your friendly hospitality.”

Anne and Howard, UK


“Dear Jane and Ed, Many thanks for the warm welcome and all the informations for visits dining. You made of the Quinta a superb B&B and we feeled like home. Wonderful place, great breakfasts. Only the weather didn’t like us. Merci, dank u, many thanks.”

Paula en Willy, Begium


“Dear Jane and Edy. Thank you for the lovely time we may have with you. Your hospitality is beyond compare. There is really nothing negative we can think about being here. Your breakfast is already world famous.

Marése and Sjaak, The Netherlands


“Merci á Jane et Edy pour leur accueil trés chaleureux ….. et la délicieuse sangria. Nous avons passé um excellent moment dans la Vila Maria.”

Françoise, Michel, Annie, Jean Yves, France


“Our stay here was fantastic, beyond our expectations (which was already great!!). Thank you for the wonderful service, attention and talks. The wonderful cool house is an oasis in the hot world surrounding it. Jane and Ed you did a great job. We will be back here!! See you!”

Tiny en Theo, The Netherlands


“C'est dans un lieu trés sympathique et accueillant que j'ai passé un agréable sejour. Tout était parfait dans a bel appartement (décoration, literie, petit déjeuner, etc). Merci et bonne continuation.”

Elisabeth, France


“...Sehr gemütlich, freundlich, würde gerne wiederkommen…Sehr empfehlenswert. Vielen dank."

Dike, Portugal/Deutschland


“Merci infiniment pour votre accueil chaleureux; votre maison est un paradis sur terre; merci pour vos conseils; respect et admiration.”

Nabyl et Imane, Maroc


“Spending our honeymoon in the Alentejo, exploring lovely sights and prolonging our stay here as we felt as warmly welcomed – thank you so much.”

Alexandra & Ulrich, Germany


"Ed and Jane, we had such a lovely, relaxing time here and wish we had longer than 5 nights! You have been so thoughtful and generous as our hosts and your helpful info has helped us tap into all the local highlights (the pool in Reguengo is fantastic, rural farming activity, walks, etc). Thank you also for the fantastic breakfasts, cake, etc – you’ve been very kind.”

Rachel, Robin and Finlay, UK


“From the first minute that we entered Vila Maria, we felt very welcome. Ed and Jane are the most friendly hosts. The apartment is splendid and the cakes were super. It was a pleasure to be here!!!”

Guy en Rita, Belgium


“Great place to stay, surroundings, weather, house and garden and wonderful considerate hosts! Not to forget the top-notch breakfast. Many TX!”

Petra e Oliver, Germany


“Dear Edward and Jane, thank you for being the most gracious hosts, your property and rooms are outstanding, would love to come back to Portugal just to stay here. You have done a fantastic job. 5 star stay in our opinion. P.S. The homemade banana cake is killer good. I would ask for some if I was you.”

Howard and Karen, Canada


“Geweldige plaats, veel natuur, vogels, bloemen en cultuur.”

Mieke en Peter, Nederland


“A treat, a real gem! Only one night – not enough. Expect to see us back!”

Phil, Zoe, Lotti and Eoin, Spain


“It’s very nice. And the banana cake is delicious. And we had a very warm welcome. Thanks Ed and Jane. And thank you for those incredible days in your B&B.”

Romy, Tosca, Luc and Annick, Belgium


“You’re not friendly, you’re EXTREMELY friendly! Wonderful house, great homemade jam and bread. We surely will recommend this place to others!”

Kobe, Stans, Ariane en Marc, Belgium


“He pasado los tres dias mas tranquilos de los ultimos meses. Sus propietarios mantener la armonia y lo estetico de esta serra do mamede. Muy recomendable. Gracias por todo.”

Juan, España


“La casa é fantastica e voi siete molto carini e ospitali. Ci dispiace molto esserci stato solo una notte me ci ritorneremo. Grazie mille era tutto perfetto.”

Carla, Loris, Andrea, Iris, Italia


“We loved our stay here at Vila Maria. Ed and Jane are wonderful hosts and helpful in any which way they can. We will certainly recommend your place! Thank you!”

Lu and Leen, Belgium


“Jane and Ed han creado con mucho trabajo un hogar adorable donde sentirse como en casa, su gusto por lo bien hecho y su amabilidad consiguen que te sientas acogido al instante.”

Familia Llera, España


“I keep saying amazing! We’ve stayed in some interesting places over time but this must be tops! So unusual, very special – as are Ed and Jane. Kia ora.”

Janet and Greville, New Zealand


“Everything was wonderful! The surroundings (even with the rain), the bedroom-flat and you Ed and Jane were perfect. We just hope to come back for a longer and sunny stay.”

Dobrina et Hervé, France


“Petit coin de paradis au milieu de notre sejour au Portugal avec un accueil du plus chaleureux.....Un endroit ou il faudra revenir. Merci pour tout.”

Famille Raffy, France


“Thank you for everything. Fantastic place, amazing hosts, casual, efficient, beautiful place!”

Ana and David, UK


“Nous avons passé une excellente semaine ici. Le calme de ce bel endroit est très agreeable après les visites. Merci beaucoup à Jane et à Ed pour leur chaleureux accueil et leurs bons conseils.”

Famille Duval, France


“Grazie per le vostra gentilissimo accoglienza, le informazioni e le splendido colazione.”

Ilaria e Vincenzo, Italia


“Everything was just perfect! If there is some kind of national award for hospitality give it to Jane & Ed.”

Jan and Anita, Belgium


“Ed and Jane were amazing hosts & we couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful place to spend our honeymoon. Portugal will forever hold a special place in our hearts & so will Quinta da Vila Maria!”

Jake and Katharine, USA


“Nous avons passé un trés bon séjour á la Villa Maria. L’endroit est magnifique et repesant. Jane et Edward sont trés acceuillants et toujours prets á nous donner des bons plans de visites et de restaurants. Merci á vous 2.”

Thierry, Nathalie, Mary et Lauraleen, France


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