P6136 Convento do Espinheiro Heritage Hotel & Spa
Hotel *****     Location: Évora

This luxurious 5 star hotel is located in Évora and a member of the Starwood Hotels and Resorts. Formerly a 15th century convent and considered a National Monument, it is now a 59 guest room hotel, set in a beautiful garden area with all rooms having private terraces. The gourmet restaurant is located in the convent wine cellar.

Our Opinion
This new luxurious 5 star hotel at the "World Heritage City"
will undoubtedly prove to be very popular.


Prices shown are per person per day
in Standard rooms on BB 
Twin Single
01/11/07-31/03/08 £70 £122
01/11/07-31/03/08 (Friday-Saturday) £77 £136
01/04/08 -31/10/08 £78 £139
01/08/08- 31/08/08 (Friday-Saturday) £96 £174

 

P6137 Pousada dos Lóios
Pousada     Location: Évora

In the very centre of town, opposite the temple of Diana is this
Pousada, formerly a 15th century monastery.
The bedrooms are on the small size, well furnished and have
vaulted ceilings.

Our Opinion
Still one of the most popular Pousadas in Portugal for people
travelling through this region. Highly recommended.


Prices shown are per person per day
in Standard rooms on BB 

Twin Single
01/11/07-31/03/08 £52 £90
** 28-30/12/07 + 20-23/03/08 £84 £155
01/04/08-31/07/08 £78 £142
01/08/08-31/08/08 £84 £155
01/09/08-31/10/08 £78 £142

 

P6138 Hotel da Cartuxa
Hotel **** Location: Évora

Situated within the City walls and approached through either
the Alconchel gate or the Rainundo gate. The Hotel has
parking facilities and a swimming pool. The rooms are simply
furnished and comfortable.

Our Opinion
A good place to stay inside the walls of Évora. There is a fine
restaurant serving traditional cuisine and regional wines.


Prices shown are per person per day
in Standard rooms on BB 

T S
01/11/07-31/03/08 £42 £77
01/04/08-31/10/08 £46 £84

 

P6139 Albergaria Vitória
Inn ****(A)     Location: Évora

The Albergaria Vitoria (Inn) is located outside the City walls
some 200 metres from the Roman Gothic walls and a 10
minute walk to the City centre. The rooms are clean and
comfortable with a bar and restaurant serving regional
cuisine.

Our Opinion
This budget accommodation is popular for guests passing
through for a night or two who want to visit Évora.


Prices shown are per person per day
in Standard rooms on BB 

T S
01/11/07-31/03/08 £24 £39
01/04/08-31/10/08 £28 £47

 

P6140 Hotel Refúgio da Vila
Hotel ****(HR)     Location: Portel

Located in the heart of the Alentejo province this renovated
old rural house is now a refined Hotel exuding simple
elegance and comfort. In the main house the bedrooms are
exquisitely furnished with wooden floors.

Our Opinion
A wonderful place to spend a few nights for those who enjoy
food and wine. There is also a well known cooking school
here.


Prices shown are per person per day
in Standard rooms on BB 

T S
01/11/07-31/03/08 ( Sun-Thur ) £27 £43
01/11/07-31/03/08 ( Fri -Sat ) £42 £64
01/04/08-30/06/08 ( Sun- Thur ) £28 £46
01/04/08-30/06/08 ( Fri -Sat ) £46 £69
01/07/08-31/08/08 (Sun-Thur ) £28 £48
01/07/08-31/08/08 ( Fri- Sat ) £48 £80
01/09-08-31/10/08 (Sun-Thur ) £28 £46
01/09/08-31/10/08 ( Fri- Sat ) £46 £69

 

P6141 Hotel Vila Galè Clube de Campo
Hotel ****     Location: Nr Beja

Set in prime land just 19km from the town of Beja adjoining
the Roxo Reservoir, is this rural style hotel where guests can
help out with the day to day running of the farm. The hotel
rooms are fully equipped and comfortable.

Our Opinion
The hotel offers an extensive range of facilities including a
variety of leisure activities.


Prices shown are per person per day
in Standard rooms on BB 

T S
01/11/07-31/10/08-Sunday to Friday £26 £43
01/11/07-31/10/08-Saturday night £42 £67

 

P6142 Pousada São Francisco
Pousada     Location: Beja

This former 13th century convent, now a Pousada, is found in
the centre Beja, an important agricultural town in the southern
region of the Alentejo.
After major restoration works this Pousada now provides the
traveller with every comfort.

Our Opinion
Spacious bedrooms with large marble bathrooms, is just ideal
for a relaxing stop-over for a few nights.


Prices shown are per person per day
in Standard rooms on BB 

T S
01/11/07-31/03/08 ** £51 £91
** 28-30/12/07 + 20-23/03/08 £75 £137
01/04/08-31/07/08 £68 £121
01/08/08-31/08/08 £75 £137
01/09/08-31/10/08 £68 £121

 

P6143 Pousada Rainha Santa Isabel
Pousada     Location: Estremoz

On a hill overlooking the town, the historic fortress of
Estremoz was turned into a Pousada in 1970. King Dom Diniz
built the original for his wife, Queen Santa Isabel.
Today this luxurious Pousada is without doubt one of the best
Pousada´s of Portugal.

Our Opinion
Highly recommended, definitely worth spending a few nights
here.


Prices shown are per person per day
in Standard rooms on BB 

T S
01/11/07-31/03/08 ** £52 £90
** 28-30/12/07 + 20-23/03/08 £84 £155
01/04/08-31/07/08 £78 £142
01/08/08-31/08/08 £84 £155
01/09/08-31/10/08 £78 £142

 

P6144 Hotel Rural Horta da Moura
Hotel ****(HR)     Location: Monsaraz

Positioned on the slope of a hill deep in the countryside near
the River Guadiana, this farmhouse is something special. The
building typifies the traditional structure of the" Monte" a
typical Alentejo rural house. There are various discovery tours
arranged by the Hotel including horse riding a quad biking.

Our Opinion
A countryside house with a difference. It has wonderful views
over the countryside and a peaceful country ambience. There
are also masses of interesting things to do.


Prices shown are per person per day
in Standard rooms on BB 

T S
01/11/07-31/03/08 £32 £52
01/11/07-31/03/08 (Friday-Saturday) £38 £58
01/04/08-31/10/08 £39 £58
01/04/08-31/10/08 (Friday-Saturday) £45 £65

 

P6145 Pousada Castelo de Alvito
Pousada     Location: Alvito

A 15th century fortress dating back from 1494 whose
architecture shows Gothic, Manueline and Mudejar
influences. The building is a solid square fortress with circular
towers on the north facade.
What used to be the agricultural land of a medieval castle is
now a superb garden.

Our Opinion
Almost half way between Lisbon and Faro, ideal for those
wanting to spend a comfortable night en-route.


Prices shown are per person per day
in Standard rooms on BB 

T S
01/11/07-31/03/08 ** £51 £89
** 28-30/12/07 + 20-23/03/08 £84 £155
01/04/08-31/07/08 £77 £142
01/08/08-31/08/08 £84 £155
01/09/08-31/10/08 £77 £142

 

P6146 Hotel Província
Hotel ****    Location: Reguengos de Monsaraz

The Hotel is located at the entrance to the town of Reguengos
de Monsaraz. A new and exquisite Alentejo property
welcomes you with a warm and friendly atmosphere.
The wonderful setting is complemented by a high standard of
quality and a wide range of services.

Our Opinion
This small hotel is a good base for those who want to explore
this region. Very popular at the weekends.


Prices shown are per person per day
in Standard rooms on BB 

T S
01/11/07-31/05/08 £29 £48
01/11/07-31/05/08 (Friday -Saturday) £41 £48
01/06/08-31/10/08  £33 £48
01/06/08-31/10/08 (Friday-Saturday) £46 £48

 

P6147 Pousada Nossa Senhora da Assunção
Pousada      Location: Arraiolos

Situated in Arraiolos, the Pousada is built in the secular
Convent dos Loios which is an ideal location for discovering
the vast Alentejo plains.
The Pousada is an example of perfect harmony between the
traditional and modern concepts.

Our Opinion
This Pousada enjoys a spectacular setting and is
recommended for a weekend break or to combine with a stay
in Sintra.


Prices shown are per person per day
in Standard rooms on BB 

T S
01/11/07-31/03/08 ** £58 £102
** 28-30/12/07 + 20-23/03/08 £91 £168
01/04/08-31/07/08 £80 £148
01/08/08-31/08/08 £91 £168
01/09/08-31/10/08 £80 £148

 

P6148 Pousada Flor da Rosa
Pousada     Location: Crato

A castle, a convent and a palace, built in different periods,
resulting in an architectural masterpiece of rare and beautiful
harmony. In 1910 it was declared a National Monument and
its reconstruction was ordered in 1940 by Duarte Pacheco.
Nearby one can try a carriage tour.

Our Opinion
This Pousada is somewhat isolated on the eastern-side of
Portugal, but it is such a strange place and well worthwhile
visiting.


Prices shown are per person per day
in Standard rooms on BB 

T S
01/11/07-31/03/08 ** £58 £102
** 28-30/12/07 + 20-23/03/08 £91 £168
01/04/08-31/07/08 £80 £148
01/08/08-31/08/08 £91 £168
01/09/08-31/10/08 £80 £148

 

P6149 Hotel Convento São Paulo
Hotel ****     Location: Nr Redondo

Set on a hillside and surrounded by beautiful mountain
scenery lies this magnificent converted 14th century convent.
The interior is a delight, some 50.000glazed tiles lining its
walls, two Florentine style fountains and an attractive
swimming pool are set in the gardens.

Our Opinion
An ideal hideaway in the countryside of the Alentejo.
Combine a stay here with a few nights in Sintra


Prices shown are per person per day
in Standard rooms on BB 

T S
01/11/07-14/06/08+ 16/09-31/10/08 £57 £94
15/06/08-15/09/08 £67 £117

 

P6150 Pousada Vale do Gaio
Pousada Location: Torrâo

This small Pousada at Vale do Gaio dam was converted from
the old engineer's house.
In the centre of the Alentejo plains it is a perfect location for
water sports,fishing, walking, cycling or just relaxing by the
terrace or swimming pool.

Our Opinion
In a beautiful secluded area which overlooks the lake - is
another interesting hideaway.


Prices shown are per person per day
in Standard rooms on BB 

T S
01/11/07-31/03/08 ** £42 £68
** 28-30/12/07 + 20-23/03/08 £67 £120
01/04/08-31/07/08 £58 £102
01/08/08-31/08/08 £67 £121
01/09/08-31/10/08 £58 £102

 

P6151 Pousada Santa Maria
Pousada     Location: Marvão

The small traditional houses of Marvào, a medieval hill top
village with it's walls dating from the 13th century, seem to
squeeze the narrow streets which wind between them.
Two village houses have been converted into a comfortable
Pousada in a setting of rare beauty.

Our Opinion
A most unusual place to stay. There are fantastic views from
The Restaurant across the plains.


Prices shown are per person per day
in Standard rooms on BB 

T S
01/11/07-31/03/08 ** £42 £69
** 28-30/12/07 + 20-23/03/08 £68 £121
01/04/08-31/07/08 £59 £104
01/08/08-31/08/08 £68 £121
01/09/08-31/10/08 £59 £104

 

P6152 Hotel Rural da Lameira
Hotel ****(HR)     Location: Alter do Chão

This Rural Hotel complex is located in the Northern province
of the Alentejo around two-hours drive from Lisbon. A
peaceful environment for those looking to escape the rigours
of city life. Some of the free activities for guest are, canoeing,
mountain bikes, windsurfing and pedalloes.

Our Opinion
This rural hotel is the perfect venue for nature lovers. The
hotel also has a host of leisure activities for guests on the
farmland.


Prices shown are per person per day
in Standard rooms on BB 

T S
02/01/08 -31/05/08 + 01/10-31/10/08 £35 £52
01/06/08-30/09/08 £40 £52

 

P6153 Pousdada D.Afonso //
Pousada     Location: Alcácer do Sal

With more than 500 years of history, the ancient village of
Alcàcer do Sal was originally an Episcopal Visigoth City. It is
now home to one of the more recently created Pousadas.
In addition to the beautiful gardens and swimming pool, the
tourist is sure to marvel at the underground museum.

Our Opinion
Many guests overnight here whilst travelling between Lisbon
and the Algarve.


Prices shown are per person per day
in Standard rooms on BB 

T S
01/11/07-31/03/08 ** £58 £102
** 28-30/12/07 + 20-23/03/08 £91 £168
01/04/08-31/07/08 £80 £148
01/08/08-31/08/08 £91 £168
01/09/08-31/10/08 £80 £148