Convento do Espinheiro, a Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, Evora
Convento do Espinheiro · Evora7000 · Portugal 
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Blessed with 8 hectares of divine open space, the Convento do Espinheiro Hotel & Spa offers a variety of leisure facilities on hand, both in and out of this unique resort... 

 

Leisure 1

Health & Fitness

Guests of the hotel are welcome to use the facilities of the Health and Fitness Club with our compliments. Enjoy the 17m indoor swimming pool with massage showers or simply relax in the Jacuzzi while admiring the extraordinary views of the hotel gardens. The Health Centre also features a Turkish bath and Sauna.

The use of the hotel's gymnasium is complimentary for the more active guests. Maintain in shape during your stay with a selection of fitness machines, cardio and free weights.

 

 

Leisure 2

Outdoor Pool

Embrace the breathtaking scenery of the Alentejo landscape while enjoying a selection of cocktails by the outdoor pool. Located by the hotel main building, guests may benefit from the outdoor pool facilities including children's pool, pool area specific for babies as well as complimentary sun beds.

The outdoor pool is supported by the Aqua Lounge Pool Bar, offering a variety of refreshments and snacks.

 

 

Leisure 3

Tennis & Paddle Court

Game, set and match... from tennis entuasiasts to beginners, benefit from a full size synthetic grass tennis and padle court located on the hotels grounds. The use of tennis/paddle facilties and equipment is complimentary for all hotel guests.

Private tennis clinics are available with our local tennis pro on request and must be pre booked in advance.

 

 

Leisure 5

Children's Playground and Mini Club

A wonderland for the little ones... Guests may enjoy the vast complimentary outdoor playground facilities with an array of fun for all ages as well as an indoor mini club with a selection of board games and toys. Seasonal programs are available; please contact the hotel for more information.

Parental supervision recommended. 

 

 

Leisure 4

Outdoor Sports

The Alentejo is renowned for its outdoor sporting facilities. If adventure is your passion, then this region is your playground. Experience an array of outdoor sports from BTT biking and hiking to hotel air ballon and discovering the Alentejo in a helicopter.

Please find out more about are preferred partner TurAventur » 

Its reccommeneded that outdoor sport are requested and confirmed prior to arrival.

If you like bike tours and adventure trips, you can book the Portugal Bike Tour in the Alentejo region, peppered with vineyards, cork trees, fields, and villages perched on hilltops. Learn more in the DuVine website.

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DISCOVER THE ALENTEJO

Let the Convento do Espinheiro, Hotel & Spa be your ideal starting point to explore everything and plan a few days just for you and your family. Our concierge will be at your service to prepare a roadmap for exploring the charming Alentejo region.

A Landmark of the History of Portugal and only an hour away from Lisbon international Airport, this magnificent boutique hotel of The Luxury Collection brand, where the present bears witness to a historic past, enjoy moments of pure pleasure and relaxation. Come and discover it...

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The Alentejo is, without any doubt, a Destination that marks the difference in terms of experiences, it is a destination of excellence which offers History, breathtaking scenery, gastronomy, excellent wines and numerous experiences which will put you in the mood to get lost in the region...
Dominating the Alentejo plain lies Évora, city of an outstanding beauty, classified as World Heritage by UNESCO since 1986. With a diversified offer, not only historical and cultural heritage, but also in terms of gastronomy and wines, here you can discover the true flavors of the regional gastronomy, in the numerous restaurants hidden in medieval streets, surrounded by Roman walls. Enjoy an authentic open-air museum, during a hike or a pleasant carriage ride.
GIRALDO SQUARE. Central Square inside the histirical centre. Arcades, fountain and church Sto. Antão (XVI cent). Tourist Office. 5 de Outubro Street (shopping, arts and craft and restaurants).

CATHEDRAL. Monumental Roman-Gothic building. Cloister and Sacred Art Museum.

CONDE VILA FLOR SQUARE. Ruins of the Roman Temple (1st cent). City Museum, Public Library, Loiso Church and Convent. Palace of the Dukes of Cadaval. Horse and cariage tours.

OLD CASTLE. Late Roman Walls. Palace of the Earls of Basto

UNIVERSITY / JESUIT COLLEGE. Holy Spirit Church (XVI). Main Cloister and the class rooms (XVII cent)

MOURA`S SQUARE GATETowers from the Roman Gate. Manuelina-Mudejar window from the house of Garcia de Resende (XVI cent). Shopping, services and restaurants.
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SERTÓRIO SQUARE / PORTA NOVA SQUARE. City Hall building. Raman Baths. Salvador Church and Convent. Art and craft, shopping and services.

CHURCH OF GRAÇA. Renaissance façade (XVI). Convent Cloister.

S. FRANCISCO´S SQUARE. Royal Church of S. Francisco. Gothic Cloister. Chapel of the Bones. Centre of traditional Arts

PUBLIC GARDEN. Palace of D. Manuel (surviving building from the residence of the Portuguese Kings). Lost ruins and medieval walls. 

SILVER WATER AQUEDUCT. Monumental (1533-37)

ALMENDRES MEGALITHIC SITE. This is the largest megalithic monument in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest of Humanity´s monuments in Europe (V M. BC).
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Destination Alentejo

For a more relaxing day, why not visit some of the picturesque Alentejo towns and villages such as Monsaraz, Arraiolos, Estremoz, Borba and Vila Viçosa, not forgetting the wonderful Alqueva artificial lake – the largest in Europe which was also the first in the world to be a certified reserve for stargazing.
There are various leisure activities, such as the wineries that offer wine tastings and  regional products of extremely high quality, as well as pleasant horseback ridinghunting or fishing tours, safariscanoeingballoon rides, a kart race, or even a parachute jump. The clock Museum, the Évora Museum or Palace of Cadaval.  Évora has so much to offer you ...
Alentejo was voted the best wine region to visit in the world!

USA Today, one of the best-selling newspapers in the US, has held an online survey to elect the world’s best wine region to visit. Among the 20 nominated regions, the Alentejo took a firm first place, setting it far from the second most voted region. 

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Some Wineries of Alentejo

CARTUXA WINERY: The fabulous Cartuxa winery presents an outstanding wine offer. Wines such as the Pera Manca, Cartuxa  or EA, have the ability to provide you with a unique experience...

HERDADE DO ESPORÃO: The Convento do Espinheiro suggests a visit to the historic Herdade do Esporão. Its Wine is integrated in the World Wine Route and was the first to be certified in Portugal. Let yourself be carried away by flavours and aromas of wines and oils of quality.

HERDADE DOS GROUS: We recommend a guided tour with a wine tasting session, as well as its restaurant.

Guided tours around Évora

The Guided tour of the Historic Centre of Évora, daily, at 10:0 in the morning, in front of the Tourist Office at Praça do Giraldo, will take you to: Cathedral, Roman temple, Largo das Portas de Moura, S. Francisco church and the Bone Chapel.

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Equestrian centre of the Herdade da Mata

Learn how to set up or improve your riding with an instructor and with new facilities.  Herdade da Mata facilities meet the perfect conditions for the practice of horsebackriding.

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