Ô Hotel Fonte Santa

Ô Hotel Fonte Santa

Recently renovated, the Fonte Santa is a charming upscale hotel combining elegance, privacy and comfort. Built in the early 40s when the search for water resources in Portugal was at its height, it reopened in 2005 after renovation.

This exclusive hotel is surrounded by a wild natural landscape that invites relaxation and the rediscovery of oneself. Every single room offers a breathtaking view of a beautiful landscape called ´Raia Perdida´. The calm, the natural beauty of the site and the surrounding greenery are only a few of the attributes that will accompany you throughout your stay at the Ô Hotel Fonte Santa.

Bike Friendly Facilities

  • Bike secured garage;
  • Bike washing facility;
  • Cyclist menu (carbo,fruit and veggy);
  • Overnight cycling clothes laundry;
  • Mini-Bike repair station with basic tool set and pump;
  • Bike parking lot;
  • Bike routes for road and/or mountain biking (with maps,technical data and GPS tracks)

Optional Friendly Facilities

  • GPS rental
  • Specialized bike guides
  • Cyclist Massage
  • Meteo forecast
  • Doctor available (or on demand)

ATTENTION: When you use an offer code in your booking, please note the conditions discriminated. The reservation request with offer codes included will be validated by email, by the accommodation.

MTB RIDES

  • 28 km
  • 380 m
  • 405 m
  • 253 m
  • 2 h

  • Monfortinho, Serra de Piedras Niñas, Erges river

RIDE 1 [Moderate]

This circular route crosses ´Monfortinho´ town center and passes through an abandoned village near the ´Serra de Piedras Niñas´ , characterized by its curious rock formations that look like girls. From here the path descends along ´Galvão´ river reaching out to a small village called ´Torre´. The path continues along with ´Erges´ river returning to ´Monfortinho´ to close the circle.

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  • 65 km
  • 898 m
  • 469 m
  • 229 m
  • 4 h

  • Monfortinho, Serra de Piedras Niñas, Salvaterra do Extremo, Torre, Erges river

RIDE 2 [Difficult]

This is a challenging route for experienced mountain bikers. The route crosses ´Monfortinho´ town center and follows through an abandoned village near ´Serra de Piedras Niñas´, characterized by its curious rock formations that look like girls, following along the ´Arades´ creek to ´Salvaterra do Extremo´ and then reaches ´Torre´ village. The route continues till ´Erges´ river, following the river bank-side almost until the end of the route.

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  • 107 km
  • 1886 m
  • 735 m
  • 229 m
  • 8 h

  • Monfortinho, Serra de Piedras Niñas, Penha Garcia, Monsanto, Idanha-a-Velha, Salvaterra do Extremo, Torre, Erges river

RIDE 3 [Severe]

After crossing ´Monfortinho´ town centre, the path follows to an abandoned village near ´Serra de Niñas Piedras´ and then continues towards ´Penha Garcia´. The route reaches the ridge of ´Ramiro´ mountain, where the mountain-biker will have time to rest and enjoy a great view of the entire region. From this mountain the route continues to ´Monsanto´, the most Portuguese village in Portugal, and then crosses ´Idanha-a-Velha´ village, one of the most important historical sites in ´Idanha-a-Nova´ municipality. The route continues to ´Salvaterra do Extremo´, crossing ´Torre´ village, and then descending towards ´Erges´ river and return to ´Monfortinho´. This is an extremely challenging route. Suitable for experienced mountain bikers, the route requires good BTT technical skills.

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ROAD RIDES

  • 140 km
  • 1894 m
  • 501 m
  • 157 m
  • 5/6 h

  • Idanha-a-Nova, Monsanto, Ladoeiro, Rosmaninhal, Salvaterra do Extremo, Termas de Monfortinho

RIDE 4 [Severe]

This circular route, starting in the village of ´Termas de Monfortinho´, was designed for cyclists to discover all the natural beauty of ´Idanha-a-Nova´, passing through the towns of ´Monsanto´, ´Idanha-a-Nova´, ´Ladoeiro´, ´Rosmaninhal´, ´Salvaterra do Extremo´ e ´Termas de Monfortinho´. This is an extremely challenging route. Suitable for experienced bikers, the route requires good physical condition.

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