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Solar Da Bica

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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 15 October 2009

The guesthouse lies on the relaxing northern part of the island. The whole island is laid back and the northern part more so. The town can be very tranquil especially outside high season. The whole place is lovely with a nice indoor pool and a beautiful garden. You'll need a car to get there, but if driving the place is...

2Thank LTamas
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2009

Solar da Bica is a unique privately-owned small hotel located in a very beautiful part of Madeira in the mountains close to the Nothern part of the island and Sao Vicente - a small town on the sea front. It has been constructed to a very high standard with use of natural materials under the supervision of the owners. Views...

3Thank Elnojj
Lyon, France
Reviewed 3 August 2009

I went to Solar da Bica in July 2009, following two good stays in 2005 and 2006. Our last stay was extremely disappointing and so bad. Actually, it was a three days fiesta in the area and it was absolutely impossible to sleep during the night up to 6 AM! I did sleep only from 6 AM to 9 AM....

Reviewed 5 June 2008

Solar da Bica is located in a fantastic place, very beautiful surroundings. We were welcomed by the owner, a very nice and helpfull woman. Unfortunately, I spent an awful first night because the bed of our first room smelt very strongly of dampness and I am very sensitive to this kind of smell. Actually the owner offered us to choose...

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Reviewed 23 June 2007

We stayed at this hotel in May of 2007 and had a wonderful time. The hotel is beautifully furnished with very modern and traditional running side by side ... lovely smart dining room, but with an old wooden press and beams. Lovely bedrooms, stunning views. Cleaned daily to a meticulous standard, by the very houseproud owners ... cream carpets throughout...

3Thank aberstudent
Reviewed 20 April 2007

This B@B just above the lovely village of Sao Vincent on the north of the island is perfect. The house is a conversion that would be a perfect home for anybody. The people who run the B&B are so lovely and friendly and you are treated to hospitality of the highest order. Food is great, amenities good and cleansiness is...

3Thank Ferdinand

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Solar da Bica is a cosy and quiet rural tourism unit, nestled at the magic and idyllic Sao Vicente valley, in the Madeira Island. Located in an area with one unique view over the valley, it offers unforgettable landscapes through the breathtaking scenario of the mountains, including the exuberant vegetation of the Laurissilva Forest and the deep blue Ocean. It's the perfect location for those who search authenticity, rest, peace of mind, contact with nature, a calm and unpolluted environment and cultural heritage and integration in a traditional and rural life style. The property results from the reconstruction, adaptation and preservation of the traditional typology of two century-old houses, constituted by 13 rooms. The main house is the typical "Solar", traditionally associated to the residence of noble families, with characteristics of a manor house but with a smaller dimension. In terms of cultural heritage, it presents a great number of interesting and unique elements, such as the kitchen and some antique furniture. At the secondary house, the wine press, traditional floor and ceiling preservation stands out. At the green spaces you can also find numerous stonework and metal pieces that were part of the ancient Madeira's daily routine. Although it preserves many of the original elements, Solar da Bica was adapted with modern infrastructures, of which are worth mention the indoor heated swimming pool, the sauna, the panoramic garden and the biological vegetable-garden. ... more   less 

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Address: Sitio dos Lameiros | S.Vicente, Sao Vicente, Madeira 9240-211, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Sao Vicente
Price Range: $94 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Solar Da Bica 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Ask for one with a balcony. Hotel has doublemand twin beds so specify which one you prefer.”
Sam220607, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Make sure to ask for room with views down the valley”
bbright1, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have twin beds in them. If you want a double bed then ensure you check.”
KerryandAndy, 10 Jun 2012 | Read review
“The attic rooms looked amazing but they are not available through Thomson / TUI. If you need to self cater this may not be the place for you as only one room has access to a kitchen.”
DSM110276, 18 Oct 2011 | Read review
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