El rural tourism in Galicia continues to riseIt is not for nothing that we are in a community that has a very well-kept rural area in which there are beautiful landscapes and endless traditions. That is why more and more people choose to retreat to rural Galicia for a few days, to enjoy the tranquility of these areas and be able to make contact with nature.
We are going to give you some tips when looking for the rural house and also some ideas about rural houses in Galicia that can be a good option. Currently there is a great rural tourism so it will not be difficult for us to find accommodation in these rural centers in houses that retain all their charm.
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Tips for choosing the rural house
One of the things that you should consider from the beginning is if you want inland or coast, since in Galicia these two possibilities fit. There are rural houses near the coast, to be able to enjoy the incredible beaches, but others that are in inland places such as Ourense and that also offer incredible landscapes. Once this step has been decided, we have to find the ideal rural house. The possibilities in this case are endless, since some are designed for adventure tourism, others seek total relaxation, there are those that are aimed at couples and others at family tourism. It is a good idea to consider the type of tourism we are looking for to find a house that suits what we want.
One thing to keep in mind is that some houses are located near large centers or cities but others are quite remote. If we want to visit other things or have a city nearby, we must also limit the selected rural houses. In Galicia there is no problem, since on many occasions we are a few kilometers from the city in rural and very quiet places.
When book it is always better to do it in advance, especially in places that are very popular, such as those near cities like Santiago de Compostela. In summer there is much more tourism, but you must always bear in mind that the occupation increases on weekends and on long weekends.
Some of the best rural houses in Galicia
When choosing also we can have a little inspiration. There are many rural houses as we say, so here we will only see some that have very good references and reviews, but that does not mean that they are the only ones that are worth it.
Quinta de San Amaro
We start with one of the rural houses that tend to enchant and which is much talked about. La Quinta de San Amaro is synonymous with elegance and quality, located in Meaño, in the heart of the famous Rías Baixas. This area surrounded by vineyards is the ideal place to rest and taste the famous wines with a designation of origin. The accommodation has a large outdoor pool overlooking the valley, so it is recommended to visit it during the summer months to take advantage of your stay. In addition, this accommodation usually offers a visit to a winery in Albariño, which is a great added value. The typical stone house does not lose its charm and we can find places such as a large stone patio and an old renovated granary.
Cabanas do Barranco
As well known as Cabañitas del BosqueWe are facing a beautiful type of rural house that offers a lot of privacy, especially designed for couples who want to spend a weekend in tranquility. Small independent cabins located in the Coruña town of Serra de Outes, near the beaches of Muros on the Noia estuary. They offer some interesting services, such as a full fridge and country breakfast, as well as admitting pets.
Rectoral Fofe Rural House
As its name indicates, this rural house is located in an old Galician rectory, a beautiful stone house restored but in which it has been wanted to preserve the classic appearance of always with all the current comforts. The house dates from the seventeenth century and stands out for its fortified tower. It has large gardens to rest and also a restaurant where they serve the coveted Galician cuisine. It is located in the town of O Covelo in Pontevedra.
Rural House A Fervenza
This beautiful rural house It is located in the province of Lugo, a few kilometers from the walled city. It is another old house from the seventeenth century that has been renovated and is located in a very quiet natural area. It is in a protected forest and its name comes from the nearby waterfall that can be visited, since in Galician 'fervenza' means waterfall. It has a beautiful country style with wooden furniture inside. In its exterior there is also a swimming pool to be able to enjoy during the summer a good bath surrounded by tranquility.