This rural hotel is situated on the north side of the island in the village of São Vicente- surrounded by the ancient Laurissilva Forest. This specific kind of forest is considered to be a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. From here- the uniqueness and natural beauty of the Laurissilva forest may be explored and prehistoric plants may be observed in a protected environment. In addition to the experience of a privileged contact with nature- the hotel provides personalized service in a home-like atmosphere for a relaxing and comfortable stay. Apart from the three rooms in the main house- there are also 10 modern- fully equipped rooms in a more modern wing. Guests can make use of the gymnasium with heated indoor pool- sauna and solarium around a central patio made with a centrepiece of volcanic rock flagstones. The communal area is based around an old press- overlooking the valley and the mountains.