Friends of several decades, Catarina Furtado and SIC journalist Teresa Conceicao decided to spend a few days of rest in the western region and were shown on social media to go cycling in one of the most beautiful natural attractions in that region, Lagoa de bidos. The presenter and UN Goodwill Ambassador wrote: “Sometimes it is enough not to be complicated and to live with a lot of will. What a luxury. The days and nights are full of spices.” on instagram.
Located in the municipalities of Óbidos and Caldas da Rainha, it is the largest coastal lagoon on the Portuguese coast (in other words, it is the largest coastal lagoon in Portugal). A place of enormous biodiversity, in terms of both fauna and flora (it’s a prime spot for birdwatching), Obidos Lagoon, whose waters are brackish, is directly connected to the sea through a hand-opened tidal bar. surface, so that this formation does not gradually turn into a swamp.
In addition to water sports, such as kite surfing or stand up paddle boarding, and boat trips (which you can take in Lagoa Sailing School), it is also possible to have lunch on the terrace of the restaurant Covão dos ShrewsWith a distinctive view of the lake. Or, as Catarina Furtado did, take a long bike ride along the banks of Lagoa de Óbidos.
The photos shared by Catarina Furtado also allow us to guess where she has chosen to spend the night on these days of rest. RTP presenter and SIC journalist chose Rio do Prado, a hotel located in the middle of nature, promoting sustainable and creative tourism.
With suites that blend into the surrounding landscape and blend ultra-modern design with traditional elements, the Meadow River It also offers all guests the possibility to relax in front of the fireplace on cooler days. And whether it’s winter or winter, no one will be able to resist a long bubble bath, in the bathtubs located in the middle of the room.
There is also the possibility of installing a fireplace on the outside terrace, with this request made at the time of booking, for an additional 20 €. The hotel in Obidos also includes a restaurant Maria Batatawhose menu is based on the farm-to-table concept, is the responsibility of Chef Bruno Marquez.
according to Simulations performed on the Rio do Prado Hotel website On the weekend of August 18th and 19th, one night for two people, breakfast included, starts at €204.
See the photos shared by Catarina Furtado
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