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Our history

The main reason for the construction of the Vale do Rio Hotel Rural was the existence of a mini-hydro, since this site since the end of 1800. Once properly restored and functioning, was reflected the possibility of sharing the magnificent landscape of this place, known as "Princess Caima" with the most modern infrastructure and with all the excellent services. It is thus an innovative project, an eco-hotel that you want to enjoy and explore various renewable energy: hydro, wind, solar, photo-voltaic, biomass and biodiesel.

We are honored for the second consecutive year with the "Green Key" award.

The "Green Key" program is an international award that promotes Sustainable Tourism in Portugal through the recognition of tourist establishments, local accommodation, campsites and restaurants that implement good environmental and social practices, which value environmental management in their establishments and which promote Environmental Education for Sustainability.

The objectives we share with this program are to raise awareness for the adoption of sustainable practices; Reduce environmental impact and Promote reduction and efficiency in the consumption of natural resources.

It is our pride to receive this award, and to continue with the objective of betting on sustainable development.

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