Convento do Espenhiero is a national monument and it is one of the most famous monasteries in Portugal located in the UNESCO town of Evora.
Dating back to 15th
century, it served as a monastery for the most important nobles throughout history whom helped to shape Portugal
’s destiny. With its beautiful dominant white washed façade Convento do Espenhiero has been transformed and given a new life to serve as a luxury accommodation set amidst 20 acres of lush green land including olive groves, vineyards and beautiful countryside. The capital city Lisbon
is only an hour drive away, making this charming retreat a highly popular place to stay in Portugal
for a week-long holiday as part of a multi -centre holiday when discovering the best parts of Portugal
Convento do Espenhiero is a great example of history meeting the 21st century and providing a luxury escape in the heart of the countryside with amazing facilities and gastronomic delights. From its well designed and equipped SPA to the outdoor pool, the garden and the beautifully created luxury rooms and suites there is something for everyone looking for luxury, tranquillity and fantastic food & wine and national heritage.
The Divinus gourmet restaurant is in the ancient wine cellar, offering guests a true dining experience in a graceful atmosphere filled with its rich heritage, providing exquisite culinary journey with traditional flavours of the local gastronomy blended elegantly together with Mediterranean cuisine.
This historically courtyard populated by the monks in 15th century as an area of meditation, in where by natural sunlight was a key factor. Nowadays servings guests as a summer restaurant, the Claustrus, offers a selection of cuisine from Mediterranean dishes to light snacks with a beautiful atmosphere in the heart of the Monastery. The monks’ old kitchen beautifully converted to a bar provides an intimate atmosphere to enjoy an array of refreshments, cocktails and snacks while accompanied by a local pianist.