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Burel Mountain Hotels

Burel Factory

We have created a space for the design and production of burel, the most traditional wool fabric in the local wool industry, now used in very innovative and different ways.

We believe in the know how of the Village, recreating the past, making it present.

Visit our factory and get to know the traditional methods of production, still used today in the manufacture of Burel Mountain Oand Mantecas.

Meet our factory

Take a guided tour from Monday to Friday at 11:00 a.m.

Contacts

factory@burelfactory.com

+351) 926 542 095

Casa das Penhas Douradas

Burel Expedition Hotel

Casa das Penhas Douradas Design Hotel & SPA is a charming hotel at 1500 meters altitude, in the Natural Park of Serra da Estrela and has a unique mountain landscape.

Located in the beautiful mountain resort of Penhas Douradas, the first of its kind in Portugal, founded at the end of the 19th century, which today reveals a collection of chalets, very interesting examples of a local mountain architecture.

Inspired by local architecture and natural materials such as cork, which coats and isolates one of the hotel’s buildings, or the birch wood that surrounds it, Casa das Penhas Douradas has its environmental concerns aligned with the values of the Natural Park where it is inserted.

The hotel has seventeen rooms and a suite, all with panoramic views over the mountains, central heating, cable TV, DVD player, internet, iPod player. The rooms are covered with birch wood creating an intimate atmosphere and great comfort.

Official website

http://www.casadaspenhasdouradas.pt/casa_das_penhas_douradas.aspx?l=en

Contacts

mail@casadaspenhasdouradas.pt

Tel: (+351) 963 384 026

Casa de São Lourenço

Burel Panorama Hotel

Inaugurated in 1948, Pousada de São Lourenço was one of the first inns in Portugal and one hotel with one of the more interesting setting and view, in an architecture considered as a function of the contemplation of the landscape without harming the integrity of the surroundings. At 1200 meters of altitude it extends to the whole Serra da Estrela and to the beautiful Glacier Valley of the Zêzere river, the Europe’s largest glacier valley. Today has a new life and a new identity to be adapted to current times.

Pousada de São Lourenço is now Casa de São Lourenço. 

The Hotel has 17 rooms and 4 suites, all with panoramic views of the Glacier Valley and the village of Manteigas, all different and with real woolen art facilities to wrap the walls with poetry embroidered on the burel, each one being a a clear homage to the Portuguese design.

Casa de São Lourenço had the hands of the P-06 and Site Specific architecture studios, with a focus on preserving the building’s history and its surrounding landscape, with the sustainability of materials and practices a key factor. A space designed for contemplation mediated by the frameworks proposed by common areas and rooms that extend their internal space to the exterior.

A truly amazing hotel …

Official website

www.casadesaolourenco.pt

Contacts

booking@casadesaolourenco.pt

Tel: (+351) 968 285 937