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, served as a monastery for the most important nobles throughout history whom helped to shape of 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 surrounded by 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 of Portugal.
Convento do Espenhiero is a great example of history meeting the 21st century essential 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. Évora, a city of outstanding beauty, also classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site, it is a treasure with much to offer, not only historically and culturally, but also in gastronomy.
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.
All prices are ‘from prices’ and can fluctuate during each month. All prices are subject to change/amendment. Prices are stated as per person, per week, based on the standard occupancy of the room/villa/apartment. Prices are inclusive of car hire or transfers, as well as an estimate of flight costs, all covered by our ATOL protection. Flight prices can vary significantly by date and departure airport, so please contact us for your own personalised quote.
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- Indoor and outdoor pools
- Free Wi-fi