A Night of History and Romance in Pontevedra, Galicia

By: Stephen Stewart

As would be fit any major country in the western world, hotels in Galicia and Northern Spain are spacious, comfortable and clean. The categorisation for the hotels is awarded on a star system and these are allocated by the regional tourist authorities.

If you want something slightly different then most people would head for one of the various exclusive hotels throughout the region or one of the "Paradors" that can be found in various key places throughout the area.}

In this article we are going to take a look at the Rectoral de Cobres.

The Rectoral can be found at San AdriÃ?n de Cobres - 36.142 Vilaboa - PONTEVEDRA

As of the time of the writing of this article the contact telephone number for The Rectoral is +34 986 673 810 and the fax number is +34 986 673 803.

At the time of the writing of this article, the manager to contact for information would be Juan Carlos y Randi MadrinÃ?n and The Rectoral has the following number of rooms: 18.

In full view overlooking the Rande Strait, from any of the rooms in Rectoral de Cobres one can easily imagine the ancient galleons that according to local legend still guard their treasures at the bottom of the sea, within reach of the most daring. Having said all this, besides art and history, the parish of Cobres includes a sea port, nature routes and adventures at sea to satisfy everyone's taste.

Like all Pazos, there is a fair amount of history surrounding the building and in this case it is the following. Rectoral de Cobres, an old rectory which dates from 1729 was built in the parish of San Adrian de Cobres on a hill with a magnificent view of the Vigo Estuary. It has been recently restored into a charming monumental hotel, which besides having excellent sea views on practically all sides, boasts a spectacular 150 sq metre granary adapted for conferences and functions.

With regards to the actual facilities that the Pazo has to offer they are as follows: 8 double centrally heated bedrooms with bathrooms en suite.

All usual mealtimes are observed at this Pazo and they are, Breakfast.

As well as the individual room facilities, this Pazo has the following shared amenities and facilities: Granary room used for meetings and celebrations, Guest lounges, Library, Bar for clients use, Chapel..

Outside you can find the following amenities for guests: Granary room used for meetings and celebrations, Guest lounges, Library, Bar for clients use, Chapel..

The immediate geographic location for this Pazo is as follows: It would be extremely easy for any guest to just enjoy a tranquil stay in Rectoral de Cobres with its magnificent rooms and large lounges, its chapel or the original granary room used in its day to store grain but now restored and available for conferences and functions. However from this house, the wonderful views from the rooms are also an invitation to leave the grounds and discover the secrets of the nearby Coast.

With regards to the scenic location for the Pazo, it is extremely well located. Owing to its proximity to the Estuaries of Pontevedra and Vigo a visit to the beach, fishing, a boat trip to the Cies islands, rowing, canoeing, surfing or snorkelling are not to be missed. The guests can also opt for one of the nearer cultural routes such as the Romanesque churches of Morraza or a walk to see the petrographs..

If the above are not enough for either you or your family then you will find within close proximity the following facilities; Walking routes, pony trekking, bicycle tracks, Fishing, Wind surfing, Snorkelling..

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