Discover Bohemian Chicness in Alentejo

Get acquainted with the gastronomy and wine of the Alentejo region. In this province, influenced by Coastal Mediterranean climate, you will discover some of the best Portuguese wine producers, gaze over unique landscapes and fall in love with the tenacity of its people. Relax in a region where culture and tradition go hand in hand. Feel reinvigorated in the Alentejo landscape, the endless space, in the immensity of the rolling plains with cork trees, the immaculate blue sky with an infinite horizon.


Your Accommodation

São Lourenço do Barrocal is located in the foothills of the medieval village of Monsaraz and nearby the Alqueva lake. The pet-friendly property is set in a 780-hectare estate, which consists of a restaurant, a bar lounge, a pool bar, a Spa with fitness center, a winery, and a store.

The hotel offers guest rooms and houses with countryside views. The on-site restaurant serves traditional Alentejo cuisine.

Hire a bicycle and explore the magnificent landscape and vineyards, or go horse riding, with a picnic and enjoy a private wine tasting.

Your Exclusive Programme

Day 1 Lisbon | Quinta Dona Maria
Lisbon | Quinta Dona Maria
  • Visit Quinta Dona Maria. The history of this property dates to the end of the 17th century. King João IV ordered the construction of Quinta Dona Maria for a lady of his royal court.
  • High quality wines, such as the famous Quinta do Carmo white and Quinta do Carmo Reserva, among others, are produced here. A private guided visit with premium wine tasting.
  • Enjoy an exquisite dinner served at São Lourenço do Barrocal Restaurant. Get a taste of the region's respect for flavour and simplicity. The farm to table restaurant brings to your plate the freshest organic produce and local delicacies. The cuisine is deeply rooted in Alentejo's tradition.
Day 2 Monsaraz & Évora | Crafts, Gastronomy & Music
Monsaraz & Évora | Crafts, Gastronomy & Music
  • There must be 20 pottery shops in São Pedro do Corval, the best town for pottery in all the country. The pottery is exquisite, the painting is beautiful.
  • Try your hand at a clay workshop or simply observe the handmade production process as you shop for one-of-a-kind collection pieces.
  • Enjoy a walking or driving tour of the city of Évora – a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Évora’s well-preserved historic centre is one of the richest monuments in Portugal, worth the epithet of City-Museum.
  • Take part in a regional cooking workshop. The kitchen is settled in a traditional 18th-century family house, inside walls of the lovely historic Évora, on the border of the ancient Jewish quarter.
Day 3 Alentejo Seaside | Relaxation
Alentejo Seaside | Relaxation
  • Stop at Comporta, rice-paddy land. Great, stripey fields of rice, the biggest in Portugal, stretch all the way down the coast, sheltered from the stiff Atlantic breezes by sand dunes.
  • Enjoy lunch served at Sublime Comporta Beach Club. In line with its spirit of continuous innovation, Sublime Comporta decided to open his own beach restaurant.
  • Explore the coastal village of Melides. In Melides time passes more slowly to the rhythm of the locals. With just over 1600 inhabitants, Melides surprises for its peacefulness. In recent years, Melides has been mentioned in several articles in the national and international press. Enjoy the extensive sands of deserted beaches and the local gastronomy.
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