Can you imagine being able to sleep in a hotel with over 190 years of history? It is possible in the five – star hotel: Montebelo Vista Alegre, near the beach in Aveiro (Portugal). Aveiro is a small town and is known as the Portuguese Venice, thanks to the channels that divide the city. In addition, it is next to cities like Porto and Coimbra.
Montebelo Hotel Vista Alegre is located in the building of the Palácio da Vista Alegre which began to be built in the eighteenth century and was home to seven generations of the founding family of Vista Alegre. It has built a completely new wing from which you can enjoy great views of the estuary.
The hotel has three floors where part of the production process of the famous porcelain Vista Alegre is held. The hotel has a luxury spa, gym, indoor and outdoor swimming pool (outdoor pool has fabulous views), private gardens, access to the river, a protected historic garden, meeting room, restaurant …
The hotel has been restored few months ago and its space includes the “Palácio da Vista Alegre, the Chapel of Our Lady of the Rock of France (National Monument), the Barrio de los Trabajadores, theater, factory and museum, in a landscape context that includes the Fonte do Carrapichel and the Ria de Aveiro.”
There are 69 standard rooms and 7 suites. The new part has a modern decor and sandpipers touches. The part of the palace has a very interesting retro and colonial air. The porcelain is the great protagonist of most of the hotel decor.
Once there, we recommend you visit the Praia da Costa Nova with its quaint houses painted stripes, the Museum of Vista Alegre porcelains with the best in the world, the Jardim do Rossio and its beautiful canals. For more visit http://spottingit.com/.