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Bottlenose Escape

Accommodations for Bottlenose Escape


This is a progressive ride so nights will be spent in different accommodations.

Accommodations in hotels and guesthouses. Laundry facilities are available on this trip for an extra fee.

Accommodation Itinerary - subject to changes based on availability
Night 1: Monte das Faias in Grândola
Nights 2 & 3: Hotel D Nuno in Santiago do Cacém
Nights 4 & 5: Hotel Vila Park near Natural Reserve of the Lagoons of Santo André and Santa Sancha
Night 6 & 7: Monte das Faias in Grândola

Monte das Faias in Grândola
This cottage has been owned by the same family since 1878. In addition to welcoming guests, the family is growing cork oaks (which you can see all around the property). The rooms each have their own decor and all feature air conditioning, a TV and a private bathroom. Guests are welcome to explore the big garden and go for a swim in the indoor or outdoor swimming pool. Other facilities include a pool table and a tennis court. Free Wi-Fi access is available in common areas.

Hotel D Nuno in Santiago do Cacém
This hotel is located on the outskirts of Santiago do Cacém and offers simply decorated air-conditioned bedrooms, each equipped with a TV, a kettle, free Wi-Fi access and an ensuite bathroom. The hotel facilities include a spa, a gym, a game room and an outside swimming pool.

Hotel Vila Park near Natural Reserve of the Lagoons of Santo André and Santa Sancha
This hotel offers modern accommodations only a few steps away from a beautiful natural reserve. The 79 rooms are all fitted a TV, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi access and a private bathroom with hairdryer. There is also an outdoor pool where guests can cool off after a long day riding.

Room Occupancy
If we are unable to find another rider to share the room with you, the single supplement fee does apply.

The package includes all meals.
The meals are usually traditional Portuguese food.

Lunches are eaten on the trail and usually included grilled food.
The dinners are eaten in local restaurants or in the hotels' restaurants.

Alcoholic drinks are included with lunches only.

Dietary Restrictions
We can cater to most dietary restrictions with advance notice.

This trip includes and can accommodate special dietary requests.

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Bottlenose Escape
Tour Code: IT-PTPATB
8 days / 7 nights ~$1,430.00
Dates : All Year Round

Trip Rating :
Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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Season Tour Dates  Min / MaxReserve
A 2020 06/28 - 07/05 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP - High 5 /10 Expired
A 2020 07/05 - 07/12 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP - High 5 /10 Expired
A 2020 08/16 - 08/23 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP - High 5 /10 Reserve
A 2020 08/23 - 08/30 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP - High 5 /10 Reserve
B 2020 11/08 - 11/15 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP - Low 5 /10 Reserve
Day to Day Itinerary
Rates | Dates
Tack: Portugese cavalry saddle like English ...
Horses: Lusitanos
Pace: 4-6 hrs Pace Moderate, long canters
Walk, Trot, Canter,
Airport: Lisbon
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