Meca Retreat – the perfect place for adventure, relaxation and celebration

Meca RetreatIdeally located for walking cycling breaks exploring the local countryside.
Close to the Roman towns of Valença and Ponte de Lima, where you can sample the finest of Portuguese cuisine, alongside a little retail therapy.

Meca Retreat is a beautifully renovated property. Sympathetic to the history of the building, it combines rustic charm yet offers all modern amenities, including a plunge pool with a stunning view across the valley stretching to the hills on the horizon towards the River Minho.

The two-floor cottage is nestled in a peaceful village perched high in the hills with breath-taking views towards Paredes de Coura, an eight-minute drive away.
On the edge of a dark sky area, it is a great base for family-friendly adventures romantic escapes, with options of two or three bedrooms.

  • Lovely quiet place and beautiful walks 😍😍

    Beverley Newman Avatar Beverley Newman
    January 15, 2024

    Delightful place to stay with plenty of rustic charm, in a great location to explore the beautiful surrounding countryside

    karen auld Avatar karen auld
    January 13, 2024

    Ótimo local para descansar e descontrair...

    Edgar Ferreira Avatar Edgar Ferreira
    October 16, 2023


Meca is a small village located in the municipality of Paredes de Coura, which is situated in Viana do Castelo district, in the northern region of Portugal. Paredes de Coura is known for its natural beauty, with lush green landscapes, rivers and mountains. Meca is one of many little villages that make up this municipality.

The Meca Retreat sleeps up to 6 people and features an open plan living/dining area with a full kitchen, free WiFi, ceramic tile floors and two full bathrooms – one with a walk-in shower another with a tub.

During your stay you can relax/dine or sunbathe on the spacious patio and take in the fresh mountain air and view.

Sleeping accommodation includes two large double beds and two comfortable single beds. All bed linen provided.

House Rules

  • No smoking in the house.
  • Must be 18 and over to book.
  • Minimum 2-day booking.
  • Check in time – 3pm. Check out – 11am.
  • Pets are allowed – 2 pets max.
  • No noisy parties – respect neighbours.
  • Fill the dishwasher, use and empty it.
  • Take the rubbish out.
  • Free parking area is available.
  • Respect the furniture and if anything is moved around, ensure it is moved back to its original location/position.
  • Be environmentally conscious – Turn off all unnecessary lights.
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