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Traditional architecture with modern facilities, large pool and sun terrace.
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Traditional architecture with modern facilities, large pool and sun terrace.
Shady terrace and private garden includes a herb garden and BBQ, views of the pool. Luxury country house with landscaped gardens, BBQ and immediate access to the pool.
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Traditional architecture with modern facilities, large pool and sun terrace.
Shady terrace and private garden includes a herb garden and BBQ, views of the pool.
Luxury country house with landscaped gardens, BBQ and immediate access to the pool.
Lounge dinning room
Spacious living area with stone fireplace and arches.
Cool open living area
Double bedroom with en-suite facilities and views over open countryside
Twin bedroom with en-suite facilities and double doors onto a shady terrace.
Dining area for four persons plus high chair.
Quiet corners to relax and enjoy the local wines.
Large well equip kitchen with a breakfast bar. A back doors leads to rear terrace.
Upper pool terrace with sun loungers, palm trees and amazing views.
Elevated terrace with dappled shade and a stunning Alenejo backdrop
Lower pool terrace with stunning views over the meadows and Alentejo landscape
Relax on this daybed on your covered terrace
Planning something special? we can also provide chocolates and fresh flowers.
Pool terrace and landscaped garden
Welcome hamper with home made treats our farm produce and local wine and cheese
It is the little details that make the difference to your holiday experience.
We have free range poultry, ponies, pigmy goats and pet pigs here.
We have 4.5 hectares of meadows and gardens to explore.
Fields of sun flowers
Everyone enjoys te sun.
Pretty gardens
Rolling landscapes dotted with historic villages and towns.
Adult bicycles for our guests to use
swallow tailed butterflies in our gardens
Castro Verde and its carpets of colour during spring time
Traditional farming
Beautiful walks around local lakes and dams
Explore our stunning unspoilt coastline, within an hour to the west or south
Carriage rides
regional cheeses
Local festivals
explore the local vineyard by horse and carriage.
Many activities available
Pretty towns and villages
festivals all year
Local festivals
ballooning
Amazing landscapes
Amazing birds in this special region, popular for birding
Historical sites to visit
Ancient lands and megalithic sites
Carriage rides to see the sites
Where time stands still
Try the regional food and wines.
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Farmhouse -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Castro Verde, Beja District, Alentejo

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lelliegee
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A perfect place to stay.”
Reviewed 15 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

This was my first stay at Monte de Quinta but my friends have been raving about it for years. Now I can see why. I really enjoyed my holiday.
The welcome, by Michaela and Nigel, was warm and friendly. The welcome pack included freshly squeezed orange juice from their own trees and delicious honey from their own beehives. The villa was clean, stylish and well equipped, there was even a coffee machine and a juicer. The showers were powerful, unlike those with no pressure that I've had to put up with in other parts of Portugal, and there was a fan in the bedrooms. Both villas also come equipped with a traditional barbecue.
The poolside was like an oasis, surrounded by palm trees and beautiful flowers but, just down a flight of steps was access to the surrounding fields and the pigs, chickens, goats, geese, ducks and ponies.
Michaela, Nigel and their son, Bradley, are a wealth of local knowledge and can help you with the language or can point you in the direction of inexpensive local cuisine or fine dining for that special occasion. I didn't want to leave.

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Liked best: I loved that it appeared quite rural but was only a few minutes walk away from Castro Verde
Liked least: Having to come home
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 65+
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Dorset UK
Reviewed 28 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

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Liked best: The setting of the villa, pool and trees
Liked least: Mosquitoes!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Lizzie672...
Swindon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Perfect location, great birding and very hospitable hosts”
Reviewed 1 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We stayed in May this year, the owners could not have been more helpful. Brilliant location, accommodation was very good and the weather was very warm. We hope to return next year and would recommend to anyone who enjoys wonderful unspoilt scenery, bird watching and good local red wine!

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Liked best: Location
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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H0tel-Rev...
Reading, United Kingdom
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“Perfect place to relax and unwind.”
Reviewed 26 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Beleive this was my fourth visit stretching back until 2011. The farmhouse is an amazing place to stay, spotlessly clean, amazing and useful "welcome back" pack on arrival, swam in the Pool everyday, enjoyed feeding the goats and pigs. Also a good place to explore from, this year we went to Evora, toured a local vineyard and did some quad biking at another one. Our wonderful hosts could not have been more helpful. With two properties there only we often had the pool to ourselves. The setting is stunning.

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kelmscott
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21 reviews
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“One of the most relaxing holidays ever”
Reviewed 22 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Castro Verde is a charming, sleepy small town, so “untouristy” that we couldn’t find a postcard. At Monte da Quinta, within easy walking distance of the town, you will get a taste of the “good life” Alentejo style with welcoming and caring hosts, Michaela and Nigel. We stayed in Casa Oliveira which offered spacious, spotless accommodation with superb views from the terraces.
We usually holiday on the Algarve and wondered whether two weeks in a more remote area would be too long. We ended up having one of the most relaxing holidays ever with a great deal of time spent lounging on the terraces, soaking in the atmosphere after a morning's birding. Don’t come here if you want night life and entertainment, but if you like wide open scenery, beautiful wild flowers and birds, uncrowded roads and excellent local wines, this is the place for you.

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Liked best: relaxation
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
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