Casas do Pátio, Lda Country Houses & Nature is a modern, bold and peculiar concept of rural tourism – Casas de Campo, in Caldas da Felgueiras spa, a few kilometers from the village Nelas, district of Viseu. Our premises have a total of 4 houses, each represente the four elements ( Air, Water, Earth and Fire ). Modern, confortable with a personal touch. Casas do Pátio, Lda Country Houses & Nature was established with the desire to preserve family memories and modernize our grandparents house and to rescue our maternal heritage as well as abandoment. In this sense, Casas do Pátio, Lda Country Houses & Nature see good sustainability practice not as an obligation, but as a natural way of living.
Aware of the importance of maintaining sustainable tourism and assuming the principles specifically adopted to the world chart for sustainable tourism, CCasas do Pátio, Lda Country Houses & Nature undertake to carry out a sustainable management, as well as comply with the requirements established in the Biosphere Hotel reference which inculdes among other things, the legal requirements that regulate the effects generated by the tourist activity. Therefore, we base all our policies and values to:
One of our main goals are to improve sustainable management, commiting to responsable continuous improvement in all areas of sustainability: social, economic and environmental, as well as customer satisfaction. For future projects of expansion of our facilities or activities will be subject to the criteria of sustainability and efficiency in the use of our resources.
Casas do Pátio, Lda Country Houses & Nature intend to be the of choice of destination.
To be the main motivation for choosing Felgueira’s spas, Casas do Pátio, Lda Country Houses & Nature has the mission of:
Importance of Values
The values that guide Casas do Pátio, Lda Country Houses & Nature are:
The policy of Responsible Tourism will be updated whenever circumstances so require, adopting and publishing in both cases new sustainability objectives.
Traveling is KNOWING other ways of living, and life in the world. It is UNDERSTANDING that our planet is as finite as it is immense, that human beings are so identical and yet so different. RESPECT the difference and live it, make it ours and PRESERVE its existence as it is, TO SHARE with those who are with us, with those who will soon leave and with those who we meet on our journey. Because traveling is just that: LIFE.
1. BE AWARE OF THE RISKS WHEN TRAVELING AND TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS
2. DRIVES DEVELOPMENT OF LOCAL DESTINATION BY CONSUMING LOCAL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES.
3. LEARN AND SHARE ABOUT THE COMMUNITY THAT RECEIVES YOU RESPECTING ITS VALUES AND TRADITIONS.
4. CONTRIBUTES TO THE CONSERVATION, PROTECTION AND REGENERATION OF AQUATIC AND TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS OF DESTINATIONS.
5. RESPECT DIVERSITY AND DO NOT PROVIDE OR PARTICIPATE IN DISCRIMINATORY ACTIVITIES.
6. CONSUME RESPONSIBLY AND PARTICIPATE IN THE SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF RESOURCES.
7. PROMOTES SUSTAINABILITY OF THE ASSETS AND INFRASTRUCTURES OF THE DESTINATION.
8. CHOOSE PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR EXPERIENCES THAT ENHANCE THE SUSTAINABILITY OF THE DESTINATION THROUGH |+D+|.
9. DECENT AND FAIR EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS THAT RESPECT WORKERS’ RIGHTS.
10. MANIFEST AND SHARE BEING A RESPONSIBLE TOURIST.
CASAS DO PÁTIO, L.DA – COUNTRY HOUSES & NATURE does not intend to be just another accommodation unit in the Rural Tourism. Our concerns go further because we are located in a place where NATURE is evidenced in a very special way, the combination of Land, Pure Air, Water and Fire, with Thermal Waters (Cold and Hot), what we have is very precious for us and for future generations.
Our Houses are environmentally friendly, we have many sunny days throughout the year, so solar energy is the main source of water heating in our kitchens and all our equipment is electrical with a category A+ or superior.
Casas do Pátio – Country Houses & Nature embraces the best that the region has to offer.
In guide book “Expresso Guide BOA CAMA BOA MESA
Our main concerns and motto are Environment and Sustainability.
For you to know that:
On the other hand, the activities that we promote and advertise are always in contact with Nature!
Walks through the village of Caldas da Felgueira, swimming in the River in the region and wine tasting of Dão, are some of these experiences that pleases children and adults alike.
With the COMMUNITY: