Agritourism and Wine Tourism
Casa Lata – Rural tourism – Northern Portugal
Braga – Amares
Placed in the heart of Minho, the Casa Lata – Agrotourism is inserted in a rural property with about of 3.6 hectares in Amares, between Braga (12kms) and the National Park of Peneda Gerês (30kms), in the North of Portugal.
Has the history of a farm house of Minho where its people dedicated themselves to agriculture, cattle raising, the vine and the wine. How to mark these activities linger until today the granary, the mill wine distillery and numerous agricultural tools. The decor and furnishings comply with other environments while preserving the characteristics of the rural environment and pleasant, proof of this is the living room which gave rise to the cellar, where they made wine in the stone mill, which is still in the original place.
In this environment of tradition associated with country life, there is now a modern wine cellar where the wine worked from varieties of the Vinho Verde region between the rivers Cávado and Homem.
Currently is José Carlos Costa and your family that give life to this project which became possible after the reconstruction of the House, that in the past belonged to his uncles Family Pereira Can, whom we honor and dedicate this project.
The Casa Lata Agroturismo is a rural tourism House situated in Carrazedo municipality of Amares, Braga district where it is about 12 km. Old Minho House was recovered recently, keeping the original allied to the comfort of the rooms and leisure spaces.
The main House has 4 double rooms and 10 twin rooms, all with private bathroom, air conditioning, cable TV and free Wifi. Guests can also make use of common spaces as lounge, games room with billiards and table games, outdoor pool for adults and children and many green spaces. The leafy trees that surrounds the House, where the secular olive trees typical from the orange trees in the region, provides the freshness of shadows and the pleasure of sweet aromas and flavors of its fruits, which are used in breakfast, in particular, the homemade cakes, freshly squeezed orange juice and jams.
Next to the main house there is a rustic cottage overlooking the vineyards-home of the bottles. This home is fully equipped and allows accommodation to 8 people, including the two bedrooms with double bed and private bathroom, a sofa bed for two people and a divan with two single beds for children.
There is also a bathroom, a living room with cable TV, free wifi, a glazed verandah overlooking the vineyard, dining area and kitchenette.
Located in the Vinho Verde region, the Casa Lata have always been closely linked to the production of wine, one of its ex-libris of the region. On arrival or during your stay all guests are invited to make your duly accompanied by tasting of regional delicacies and are accompanied by a brief visit to the wine cellar.