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Vumba Guesthouse - The Alembic

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Cottage, 2 Bedrooms | Living area
Seasonal outdoor pool
Property entrance
Cottage, 2 Bedrooms | Individually decorated, individually furnished, soundproofing

Overview of Vumba Guesthouse - The Alembic

Vumba Guesthouse - The Alembic

3.0 star property

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Pet friendly
  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast available
Rua da Teixugueira, Arganil, Coimbra, 3300-367

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationChrist the King in Vimieiro24 min drive
  • Popular LocationSerpin River Beach Park25 min drive
  • Popular LocationPeneda River Beach27 min drive
  • AirportCoimbra (CBP-Bissaya Barreto)45 min drive

Room options

About this area


Located in Arganil, Vumba Guesthouse - The Alembic is in the mountains and in a national park. Olive Oil Museum and Sister Lucia's Memorial are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Termas de Luso and Ribeira das Quelhas Walkway. O Pioneiro do Mondego and Portugal dos Pequenitos are also worth visiting. Be sure not to miss outdoor adventures like ecotours and hiking/biking trails.

What's nearby

  • Christ the King in Vimieiro - 24 min drive
  • Serpin River Beach Park - 25 min drive
  • Peneda River Beach - 27 min drive
  • Castle of Lousa - 30 min drive
  • Fraga da Pena Waterfall - 39 min drive

Getting around

  • Santa Comba Dao Station - 24 min drive


  • Sociedad Hoteleira A Lampreia - 17 min drive
  • Restaurante Panorâmico Senhora da Ribeira - 23 min drive
  • Casa dos Frangos As Medas - 12 min drive
  • Restaurante A Paragem - 10 min drive
  • Restaurante Boa Viagem em Penacova - 13 min drive

About this property

Vumba Guesthouse - The Alembic

3-star farm stay in the mountains
Consider a stay at Vumba Guesthouse - The Alembic and take advantage of a terrace, a firepit, and a garden. Guests can connect to free WiFi in public areas.
Other perks at this farm stay include:
  • A seasonal outdoor pool
  • Free self parking
  • Local cuisine breakfast (surcharge), smoke-free premises, and outdoor furniture
  • Barbecue grills
Room features
All guestrooms are individually furnished, and offer comforts such as separate sitting areas, as well as perks like dining tables and sound-insulated walls.
Extra amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with showers and hair dryers
  • Separate sitting areas, kitchenettes, and mini fridges


English, German, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free uncovered self parking on site
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Daily local cuisine breakfast available 8:00 AM–10:00 AM for a fee: EUR 7.50 for adults and EUR 3.50 for children

Things to do

  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Children's books
  • Children's games
  • Children's toys
  • Dining table
  • In-room kitchenette
  • In-room microwave
  • Mini-fridge
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • Guidebooks

Guest services

  • Housekeeping on request


  • Barbecue grill
  • Firepit
  • Garden
  • In a national park
  • In the mountains
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • No elevator


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided


  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Dining table
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini-fridge
  • Restaurant dining guides
  • Stovetop
  • Toaster


  • Heating
  • Individual decor
  • Individual furnishings
  • Separate sitting area
  • Soundproofed rooms



Check-in from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Minimum check-in age: 18


Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
Guests will receive an email 2 weeks before arrival with check-in instructions; your host will greet you
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Host will greet you


Pets stay free
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Welcoming dogs and cats only

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for local cuisine breakfast: approximately EUR 7.50 for adults and EUR 3.50 for children

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher
Property Registration Number RNET 8731

We should mention

This property does not have elevators
The seasonal pool will be open from June to September
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Rua da Teixugueira
Vumba Guesthouse The Alembic
Vumba The Alembic Agritourism
Vumba Guesthouse - The Alembic Arganil
Vumba Guesthouse - The Alembic Agritourism property
Vumba Guesthouse - The Alembic Agritourism property Arganil

Frequently asked questions

Does Vumba Guesthouse - The Alembic have a pool?

Yes, this property has a seasonal outdoor pool.

Is Vumba Guesthouse - The Alembic pet-friendly?

Yes, cats and dogs are allowed at this property.

How much is parking at Vumba Guesthouse - The Alembic?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Vumba Guesthouse - The Alembic?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.

What time is check-out at Vumba Guesthouse - The Alembic?

Check-out is at noon.

Where is Vumba Guesthouse - The Alembic located?

Situated in a national park, this farm stay is within 16 mi (25 km) of Peneda River Beach, O Pioneiro do Mondego, and Serpin River Beach Park. Green Bridge Park and Christ the King in Vimieiro are also within 20 mi (32 km).


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