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Octant Douro

Octant Douro

Situated on the banks of the Douro, this beautifully located hotel offers fabulous views. The river gliding by and green hills can be seen through just about every window. This region is perfect for boat trips, water sports, hiking and, of course, a visit to the vineyards. Afterwards, you will definitely enjoy lounging by one of the two outdoor swimming pools or in the spa, before dining at the restaurant for some of the local and Portuguese specialities. A relaxing stay in a natural setting is waiting for you here.


Newlyweds get a bottle of sparkling wine in their room. Caractère clients receive a welcome drink.

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This hotel is open all year round.


61 rooms.


Check-in is possible from 3 pm. Check-out is at the latest at noon.


Price from 385 euros.


  • Pets are welcome for 40 euros per day per pet.

Nice to know

All products in the spa are from Irish brand Moss of the Isles. The vegan, ethical and sustainable products are made from plant-based ingredients and herbs.

About the rooms

All rooms are spacious and brightly decorated in a contemporary style and have carpet or parquet floors (Paiva and Douro Suite). They offer air conditioning, heating, telephone, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi and safe, and a minibar. In the bathroom you will find a bath and/or shower, a toilet, hairdryer, magnifying mirror, bathrobes and slippers.

Our favourite room

The river view room with balcony is our favourite room type.

Enjoy a refreshing swim

The two outdoor swimming pools are open from June to October, according to the weather conditions. Loungers and parasols are provided.

Work out and wind down

There is a spa with a heated indoor pool with a river view. Children under the age of 13 from are welcome from October to May from 9 am to 4 pm under parental supervision. In the area you can go on boat trips, do water sports, go hiking, and go on guided vineyard visits.


Children of any age are welcome. You can hire a babysitter on request.

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Food & drink

Top table

Take a seat at a table on the terrace of Raiva restaurant for breathtaking views of the Douro and the surrounding mountains.

There is a very good and extensive buffet breakfast. The 'Raiva' restaurant, which offers a breathtaking view of the Douro, serves refined dishes with typical Portuguese and local specialities. For lighter meals, you can head to 'À Terra'.

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The hotel is in a quiet and beautiful location on the banks of the Douro river, 13 km from Castelo de Paiva. Porto is at 45 km, Amarante at 60 km, Aveiro at 88 km, Guimarães and Vila Real at 95 km and Viseu at 140 km.

Are you travelling by plane?

Porto airport is 60 kilometres away.


A transfer between Porto airport and the hotel is available for 70 euros per journey.

Do you have a (rental) car?

You can park your car in the car park free of charge. There are also charging points available.

Caractère review

Beautifully located hotel, right on the banks of the Douro, with fabulous views and an extraordinary comfortable rooms. From almost everywhere in the hotel, you have a view of the river and the green hills. The perfect place for a relaxing stay in a natural and contemporary setting.

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