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Douro Fluvina is a small company that charter yachts on the Douro river water way in Portugal.The company owns a small Marina with all facilities. Our boats are 28ft Motor Sail Yacht. The Douro water way starts on the Atlantic coast at Porto, and...more
EN 222-3, Cais Da Ferradosa | Vale De Figueira, Sao Joao da Pesqueira 5130-543, Portugal
We arrived to this oasis with no pre booking, but the guys here very spontaneity agrees to take us to a short tour with a yacht. We went to the dam and had great views on the way and grey stories from Luisa our skipper....More
Following the 3 hour journey by train along the Douro valley to Ferradosa, we were met at station by Jose & taken to our chalets from where our boating holiday began the following day. An ideal, picturesque & relaxing spot to commence a holiday on...More
A tranquil spot on the lake that is an amazing, relaxing getaway from the hustle of the big cities.
The serenity of the lake and region was wonderful. The chalet we stayed in for 2 nights had stunning views and was well equipped, clean and...More
Efficient and friendly service. Collection from train station and drop off at sailing base included. Trip and route planned and supermarket detour and lunch before departing. Lock passages booked in advance by Roberto, 10 euros each way. Took 60L of fuel to get to barca...More
the hole family (kids with 11, 8 and 2) went on a 3 day cruise along Douro River with, living and sleeping on a sailboat ... and it was just one of the most fantastic short stay holidays we ever had.
Children were trilled to...More
We are extremely grateful to José (Alberto) for accomodating our very late holiday booking. The result was a 3 day cruise up the Douro river in absolutely stunning scenery. It was hard to believe we were in Europe at times. José and his business partner,...More
We stayed in one of the wooden chalet in August 2014, and absolutely loved this place! It's very peaceful, relaxful and had everything we needed - even free transfer to the supermarket in the city up hill. Jose, the owner, was very friendly and helpful...More
Only place to rent a boat on the Douro that we could find. Not a problem as this was very laid back - in fact it took us a while to relax sufficiently from the normal hurried pace of life to appreciate it. Alberto and...More
We stayed with Alberto August 2013 we were 2 adults and 2 boys we stayed in the apartments and went sailing for a week. The boat even fitted our son's wheelchair in the locker which just made life so much easier for us. There are...More
From the glowing reports already posted, we expected to be enthralled with our week on a cabin cruiser, on a river we've wanted to explore for many years. We both have RYA boating qualifications so were able to book a boat to handle ourselves.
Date of experience: September 2013
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jagbt, Manager at Douro Fluvina Yachts, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2014
You chose to hire our cheapest boat...
After looking to the boat and being offered a larger boat for the same price...