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Mãe d´Água - Riverside Cottage

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Mãe d´Água - Riverside Cottage

2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Great location90% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Indoor fireplaceThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

As annex of an former water mill, this carefully furnished guest house is located directly at the river. Surrounded by luxuriant vegetation, with views over the valley to the sea, it is only a 15 min. walk away from the center of Ribeira Grande.


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (2-12 years)
No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)


148 Reviews

Ashley User Profile
April 2018
What a terrific place to unwind and relax after spending the day exploring the island. We were towards the end of our trip in Portugal when we arrived to the riverside cottage and were looking for a little peace after racing through the cities. It was magic.
Emily User Profile
April 2018
Susanne's riverside cottage was an island oasis for us! Far enough from the town to feel like you're in the middle of a jungle, yet still easily walking distance to the centre and the beach, this is a wonderful spot to stay! We loved our nights in, sitting by the fire with the so…
Chris User Profile
February 2018
I cannot recommend this Airbnb .  Of all of the airbnb's that I have stayed in over the past  5+ years ,  it is the most disappointing. I'm writing this review because it's the kind of information I would have liked to have before booking this place.  I had the impression that th…
Kate User Profile
May 2017
Susanne is a wonderful host! She was there to greet us when we arrived at 1:30am. She had wine and other grocery items for us to hold us over. I would recommend renting a car as her place is quite secluded especially if you have plans to see the whole island. We were able to do t…
Michael User Profile
April 2017
We had a fantastic stay at Susanne's guest house. Secluded and relaxing location and the sound of the river at night puts you to sleep like a baby. Susanne and Jan are very welcoming. Would recommend having a rental car to get to and from the place and around the island for sight…
Betty User Profile
April 2017
Beautiful spot, very private. Great homebase for sightseeing the entire island.
Anastasia User Profile
March 2017
Wonderful place to relax. Absolutely perfect

Hosted by Susanne

Ribeira Grande, PortugalJoined in May 2011
Susanne User Profile
151 Reviews
Susanne is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hello i am Susanne, me and my husband Jan moved to this beautiful island around 15 years ago from Germany, and we are still happy that we found this special place.
Languages: Deutsch, English, Português
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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