João Paulo apart from his profession has a life long passion, Land Rovers. He started collecting miniature Land Rover models, and has as of today what is for many one of the biggest collections in the country with more than a thousand models.
Besides, he has also restored and refurbished three like size models that are in perfect working order and that you will be able to appreciate when coming to “Casa da Ria”. Models Series I 86” w/soft-top (Otto cycle), Series IIA 88” w/hard-top and Series III 88” pick-up (both Diesel cycle), that can be found at the property, will be the names given to the three suites at “Casa da Ria”
Located 11 km from the sandy Costa Nova beach, Casa da Ria - Turismo Rural The country house has a 24-hour front desk and a shared lounge area. The rooms come with tea-and-coffee making facilities. Each private bathroom includes a hairdryer and free toiletries. All rooms are serviced daily. Some rooms come with a balcony and views of the Boco River. Free WiFi is available in all areas and guests can enjoy complimentary use of the property's bikes. Excursion assistance can also be provided upon request. For the guests' convenience and security, the main gate is controlled exclusively by the property's staff. Casa da Ria is located a 15-minute drive from Aveiro's centre and 20 minutes' drive from Aveiro Lighthouse. Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport is 1 hour away by car.