One of Pipadouro’s most desired programs is the “Vintage Bed & Breakfast”. This is the ideal program for those looking for a unique place to sleep, have a good breakfast and, at the same time, do not give up on the comfort and quality of a luxury stay.
Sleeping on ‘Friendship I’ offers you a unique opportunity to fully enjoy the boat from the moment you board, with late check-in, starting with a delicious welcome cocktail, a Porto Tonic accompanied by toasted almonds from the Douro, while enjoying an hour of navigation through the calm waters of the river and contemplating, the unique and unparalleled beauty, the landscapes of the vineyards of the Douro wine region, thar are painted with vibrant colors.
Then there is the possibility of having dinner by candlelight, with the boat already docked,where you can enjoy the picturesque landscape of Vila do Pinhão on one side and the imposing slopes on the other, full of terraced vineyards built by the hands of the men who lived in these lands, the perfect place to cultivate wines of unmistakable quality. And then, just let yourself go and enjoy a Port Wine under the starry sky.
The suite that awaits you is fully renovated with a comfortable king size bed, turn down service and there is always a treat awaiting you, prepared with all the care by the crew dedicated to making your stay perfect.
Sleeping aboard a boat, full of history, on a unique river in a region that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is undoubtedly an experience not to be missed.
And as it could not be otherwise, this program ends with a delicious English breakfast, served during an hour of navigation, where you will be delighted to see the same landscapes with a different color and, at that moment, you will understand the magic of the Douro, which can be seen dozens of times and you will always find different details, different colors and a landscape that transmits serenity and an unmistakable connection to nature.