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Welcome to your unforgettable river getaway.

Every Octant is a tribute to its location. They are places where you will find care and attention, peace and freedom, with no time constraints. As well as rare emotion, in-depth knowledge, and unique encounters and experiences that you will remember forever.

Here on the banks of Castelo de Paiva, the landscape subtly unfolds, recreating the terraces that have shaped the region for centuries. The topographic features of the site and the building’s architectural characteristics heighten the connection to the surrounding landscape and the sense of getting away from it all. The modern décor of the rooms, suites, and interior spaces combines with the view over the river and the natural surroundings to create a whole that revitalises body and soul. With its abundant growth of carqueja plants (a type of genista), the landscape connects the banks where the entire history of northern Portugal has its roots, inviting you to enjoy walks or boat trips to the romantic Ilha dos Amores-(meaning Lovers’ Island). Here, too, you can visit the iconic Paiva Walkways – Unesco World Heritage – or go for a refreshing dip at one of the nearby river beaches. At the two unique restaurants, offering local cuisine and one of the most comprehensive curated Douro wine lists in the country, you will savour the Douro as never before.
Whatever the time of day or night, the panoramic outdoor pools tempt you for a dip in warmer weather, while the heated indoor pool and spa are the perfect remedy to keep the winter’s cold at bay.

This is what it means to be free. It is having the time for what matters, turning it into good memories, and returning to them over and over again.


Luxury is found in the little things,

Discover, too, the RAIVA Restaurant, the À TERRA Bar, boat trips, and many other services and experiences that will live on in your memory, as a couple or a family, forever.

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