FeelViana Sport Hotel

Portugal

FeelViana Sport Hotel, the first Portuguese Sports Hotel, located in North of Portugal’s gem, Viana do Castelo, overlooks the Cabedelo beach pinewood. FeelViana is a sustainable four star superior hotel, all made from wood and perfectly framed in the surrounding landscape.

With both interior and exterior pools, large glass windows and a privileged location by the sea (200 meters), this Sport Hotel is the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life, whether with family and friends or with your partner.

WHAT
Aware of the impact that the tourism industry has, they have planned their operation considering the balance between economic growth, social well-being and environmental preservation. They make an effort to respect the community and the natural surroundings. The architectural choices made, as well as the materials used to build the hotel, reflect that respect.

HOW
Management undertook the task of adopting a socially responsible and ethical management model, taking into account economic, social and environmental issues. Besides FeelViana’s commitment to the landscape and the materials chosen to reduce the visual and environmental impact, the Hotel implements many initiatives like a responsible waste management, the exclusive use of regional and seasonal products, preference for reusable purchases, avoid plastic use, use of solar thermal energy, controlled water consumption, and so many others.

WHY
Their passion for nature is at the heart of their existence. A passion for the sea, for the wind, for adventure, for a healthy life. That’s how it all started, the Hotel is an ode to nature and respectful of all environment.

Besides daily measures and careful sustainable steps, they created a plan with specific goals to achieve in 2021. These include: River and Beach cleaning sessions; re-qualification of the wakepark area, educating the local community and working with local authorities to eradicate illegal discharges in natural water and social responsibility initiatives with local authorities.

FeelViana is working towards the following UN Sustainable Development Goals:

     

FeelViana has been accredited as a Sustainable Destination by the EU Ecolabel.

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