Monday, 28 January 2013 00:00
In the foothills of Montejunto in the small village of Vila Nova, Artvilla opened in the summer of 2012 as a set of "cottages" that are architecturally harmonious and decorative, providing the visitor with a relaxed atmosphere. Artvilla offers the visitor the tranquility of their own country life with nature set in an environment of rare quality, refinement and quietness. In addition to the houses that make up the accommodation at Artvilla, there is an inner courtyard that unites all the houses where guests can enjoy a wood-burning oven and barbecue, or relax by the pool. The terrace, which serves the pool from which a magnificent view over the northern slope of the Sierra de Montejunto, offers moments of leisure and contemplation, accompanied by a cool drink on warm summer afternoons. Four independent houses, including the five-bedroom "Mill" that was once a community mill that served the village population. There is an apartment that has two floors. On the ground floor, there is a fireplace lounge with a fireplace, kitchenette and bathroom. Upstairs there is a large bedroom overlooking the hills, bathroom with Jacuzzi and panoramic a balcony overlooking the inner courtyard and the mountainside of Montejunto. There is also the Casa do Forno, House Bakery and Wine Cellar. http://artvilla.pt/pt/artvilla
Monday, 21 January 2013 00:00Casa Amora, a small boutique hotel, housed in a building from the early twentieth century, with a nice patio where guests can enjoy a delicious breakfast. Recently opened to tourism, the home offers five bedrooms and a studio, inspired many other personalities of literature and arts Portuguese - Amalia Rodrigues, Amadeo Souza Cardoso, Beatriz Costa, Fernando Pessoa, Florbela Espanca and Vieira da Silva. The careful renovation and tasteful, which maintained the pre-existing elements (such as plaster and tiles in the rooms and balcony on the outside), make this place a haven of tranquility and good taste in the heart of the city.
Saturday, 19 January 2013 00:00
Located in the mountains of Pampilhosa da Serra, the four-star Villa Pampilhosa Hotel is the result of an investment from around 5 million euros. The Villa Pampilhosa Hotel has 52 rooms, of which 12 are interconnecting and two adapted for disabled guests, a restaurant, bar, conference room, event space and spa. The hotel was designed by Inplenitus - Solutions and Architecture, and built by Ramos Catarino, Company Engineering and Construction Group Catarino. Located on the banks of the river Unhais, Villa Pampilhosa Hotel is also an ideal opportunity for contact with nature and practice of some outdoor activities and tourism related to nature.
Thursday, 17 January 2013 20:38to include a hotel, restaurant and Interpretation Centre of Chocolate into the old factory for one million euros. According to the city, the concept will be a "chocolate themed hotel." Besides accommodation, with 18 rooms, the project will preserve the historic facade of the main building and will also have a restaurant area with a capacity for 50 people.
Tuesday, 15 January 2013 00:00
The cork, as a 100% natural product, is the natural landmark throughout the main building of the hotel, as well as throughout the surrounding landscape abroad. Thus was born the ECORKHOTEL, an Eco-Hotel in which the use of cork, in its outside, is one of the rare buildings in the world using this feature. The use of cork in the main building, such as thermal and acoustic insulation, allows exceptional energy efficiency and a unique natural environment. The entire hotel was designed and built with maximum energy efficiency. For this purpose, it uses geothermal heating for the main building, and solar panels to hear the hot water in the rooms and pools.
This Eco-Hotel is the latest 4-star superior hotel in the city. It offers 56 private suites surrounded by cork trees, holm oaks and centennial olive trees. With a modern design and contemporary design, the hotel offers a relaxing setting in the middle of the typical countryside, only five minutes from the historic center of Évora, a UNESCO World Heritage city since 1986. It is a one-hour drive from Lisbon’s city and airport. It combines the ideal conditions to break away from the daily routine for a weekend escapade, a few vacation days with family, or as a quiet and restful stay during business trips.
The Ecorkhotel, Évora Suites & Spa offers facilities and innovative infrastructures differentiated from any other hotel or resort of the region. Among the most notable there is the outdoor pool raised on the 1st floor, “the pool of Heaven/Skypool,” with a gorgeous, breathtaking view of the Alentejo landscape and of the town. The Ecork-Spa offers an indoor pool, sauna circuit and Turkish bath, as well as treatment and relaxation rooms. The gym, with class lessons, invites to well-being of body and mind. The on-site restaurant “Cardo,” overlooks the typical Alentejo landscape in a quiet and exquisite ambience, with a menu of Mediterranean flavors and traditional Portuguese cuisine. Here you will enjoy a unique gastronomic experience.
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