Showing posts from June, 2017

Wellness summer 2017

During your escape to the green hills of Sintra, complement your stay at Casa do Valle with our wellness offers. This summer, to make the most of your stay with us, we have developed a special program for our guests, together with our expert Lena Lönnbäck.
Having Sintra as scenery you can enjoy a relaxing or invigorating massages, walks in the less known paths of the Sintra mountain, and renew your energy with a fitness session, ranging from calm and relaxed stretching to stamina building exercises. You can even have a one-on-one health promotion consultation with our expert, Lena Lönnbäck – more about Lena at the end of this blog.

Free Wellness Activities:
Guided morning walks in the mountain, to the palaces and around the neighbourhood, 2-3 days a week
Exercise classes, 5 times a week, including: Stretching and core strength Functional TrainingCircuit Training

The walks are guided by Joana, Virpi or Laura, and the exercise classes by Lena Lönnbäck. 

Other Wellness Activities: Guided hike…

Being green with the Green Key

2017 is the the International Year of Sustainable Tourism, and in June, Casa do Valle received the Green Key award.  
The Green Key award is the leading standard for excellence in the field of environmental responsibility and sustainable operation within the tourism industry, in 55 countries. This prestigious ecolabel represents a commitment by businesses that their premises adhere to the strict criteria set by the Foundation for Environmental Education. A Green Key stands for the promise to its guests that by opting to stay with the Green Key establishment, they are helping to make a difference on an environmental level. The high environmental standards expected of these hotels are maintained through rigorous documentation and frequent audits. Green Key is eligible for hotels, hostels, small accommodations, campsites, restaurants and attractions.(
At Casa do Valle we believe that the more companies that are ‘green’ the better it is for the future of everyone. Many …

Massage - the best way to finish off your day

Massage is the best way to finish off your day after a day on the mountain or walking the sites. It is also a wonderful way to start a day to wake up your muscles after a solid night of sleep and a healthy breakfast.  Come to think of it, massage is also a great way to spend a lazy, relaxing day thinking of nothing but yourself! 
At Casa do Valle, we work together with Joana, Inês and Patricia from Spirit Massage, who come to massage our guests either in the comfort of their room or in the garden, as you wish!
You can book your massage before you arrive to make sure it fits perfectly into your schedule - just send us an email to to book!

Here are some suggestions for you:

DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE WITH GRAPE SEED OIL The Deep Tissue Massage is especially indicated to aid in the recovery of lesions, to eliminate muscular pains and localized tensions. It is indicated for those looking for a massage with more pressure and vigor.
REVIVING MASSAGE A head-to-toe deep tissue massage de…