Discover authentic experiences in a lush and intimate setting. Here is some inspiration of our on-site and nearby offerings for you to benefit from during your stay with us; don’t hesitate to contact us for more information on what to do here !

Experiences & Activities

Exploring the beaches

Abundant in wild beaches, raw nature, stunning sunsets, the coast of Alentejo is a top destination for all the beach lovers. Here there are beaches for all the tastes. From Melides to Zambujeira do Mar to the closest ones of Porto Covo and Vila Nova de Mil Fontes: from secret small bays to wide sandy beaches

Hiking & Biking

Explore the beautiful hiking paths along the Costa Vicentina, famous among the community of´caminhantes´ and real trekkers.  It will lead you through forest tracks, to towns and villages with centuries of history with access to beaches and fishing grounds. There are also extensive trails for bikers. We have space enough for you to keep your own bike and do some repair if necessary as well as we have bikes for rent.

History & Culture

Immerse in the local culture, hear the stories of the elder community,  explore the street markets, visit the Roman ruins of Mirobriga or the Medieval castle of Santiago do Cacem. Enter in all the small-town churches, appreciate the typical architecture and discover the artisans that keep the old traditions alive

Surfing  & SUP

It is never too late to learn, sign up for an individual or group class.  Surf spots are pretty consistent throughout the year. We can also arrange for board rentals and have free space to keep your gear.  SUP tours, rentals and  YOGA SUP available on request

Health & Fitness

Use our indoor gym with an outdoor deck and exercise surrounded by nature. Have a run up and down the hills of the property. It will take your breath away both for the stunning views and to the intense physical challenge

Yoga, Meditation & Sound healing

Our yoga Platform is secluded in a  quiet area on the top of a hill for your total tranquility. Only the breeze through the trees and the soft chirping of birds can disrupt your zen moment. You can use it whenever the space is free. We also can arrange yoga lessons, meditation, or sound healing sessions for groups with previous request in advance.  If this interests you,  check our upcoming retreats  or contact us for more information. Either to participate or organize your own.

Horseback Riding

Whether a beginner or advanced rider, it's always a fun time exploring the region on horseback. There is a variety of options and durations of paths including a full day ride that land you at the coast. Our partners are experienced professionals to ensure your safety

Wine tasting

Local wineries with experts of the region are nearby. We can also provide the driving so you don´t have to worry with the return.


We have a variety of books spread all over the property in different languages. Choose yours, grab a chair or find your spot under the tree of your choice

Explore our Gardens

With a backdrop of wildflowers, palm trees, endless pines and citrus,  framing each vantage
point at the hotel, are fundamental in the layout of our property.  In constant evolution, the deluge of plants offers
a unique reference point for the local environment and source of inspiration and reflexion

Rock climbing

If requested in advance, we can organize a trip to Sagres where you will meet  with experienced professionals that will provide you with the guidance and all the equipment and teach you the fundamentals of rock climbing if needed and then have the amazing experience of climbing above the ocean

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Contact Us

TEL:     +351.967.233.547   Vera

              +351 937.393.987    Cam

              +351 269.036.613    quinta



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Vale de Santa Maria  Apartado #002. 7555-276. Cercal do Alentejo

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