Hotels in the Alentejo: Discover the best hotels in the region

Hotels in the Alentejo

In the Alentejo you will find rolling hills that alternate with vineyards and olive groves. The Alentejo coast offers beaches that are among the most beautiful in Portugal. The Alentejo is also a place rich in culture and history. You'll find medieval villages perched on hilltops and ancient fortresses that tell tales of the past. Alentejo cuisine is simple but delicious. It is based on local products and old recipes. All this you can discover from the hotels in Alentejo.

Map of the best hotels in the Alentejo

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For example, you can stay overnight in one of the many hotels in the region during your visit. Whether you are looking for a luxurious resort, a charming boutique hotel or a cozy country retreat, you will find the perfect accommodation in the Alentejo. In this blog post we present you some of the best hotels in the Alentejo. We'll show you what makes them unique and why they're the perfect choice for your next vacation.

 

Fishing port in the Alentejo
Fishing port in the Alentejo

 

Why the Alentejo?

In the UNESCO World Heritage City Évora you will find sights such as the Temple of Diana and the Bone Chapel.

But the Alentejo has even more to offer. In the Southwest Alentejo Natural Park and Vincentian Coast you can go hiking and surfing. The beaches from Zambujeira do Mar and Vila Nova de Milfontes are ideal for this.

And if you love wine, the Alentejo is a paradise. In the region around Borba and Reguengos de Monsaraz you will find some of the best wineries in Portugal. Here you can taste the local wines and learn more about their production.

But a holiday in the Alentejo would not be complete without its cuisine. The towns of Beja and Portalegre are home to some of the region's best restaurants. They serve traditional dishes like “porco preto” and “migas” that you should definitely try.

So why the Alentejo? Because it's a place that has something for everyone. Whether you love history, are a nature lover or appreciate good food, you will find what you are looking for in the Alentejo.

 

On the beach in the Alentejo
On the beach in the Alentejo

 

Hotels in the Alentejo

Below we present a selection of the best hotels in the Alentejo. Simply click on the relevant link and you will be taken to detailed information and booking options for each hotel in our selection.

Beachfront accommodations

Imagine you wake up and the first thing you hear is the sound of the sea. You open the door of your room and in front of you is an endless beach. Doesn't that sound fantastic? This is a beach holiday in the Alentejo.

The Alentejo region of Portugal is known for its pristine beaches. And best of all, there are many accommodations right on the beach. One of them is the Flow Rooms*. they lie in Comporta, about 15 minutes walk from one of the most beautiful beaches in the Alentejo.

Another great place to stay is the Azul*. It is located near the beach of Zambujeira do Mar. It is about 500 meters to the beach.

It's the combination of beaches, warm weather and relaxed vibes that make a stay at these beachfront Alentejo hotels special. For example, here you can spend the whole day on the beach, enjoying the local cuisine and watching the sunset.

 

Monsaraz
Monsaraz

 

Boutique hotels in the Alentejo

Are you looking for a unique holiday experience in the Alentejo? Then boutique hotels are for you. They offer a personal atmosphere and are often housed in historical or particularly charming buildings.

This is one of those hotels: Herdade da Malhadinha Nova*. It is close to Beja and is a winery, which has been converted into a luxury hotel. Here you can stay in stylishly furnished rooms and taste the excellent wines of the winery.

Another boutique hotel not to be missed is the Sao Lourenco do Barrocal*. Located in Monsaraz, it offers a blend of rustic charm and modern convenience. The hotel has its own organic garden, from which many of the ingredients for the restaurant come.

In a boutique hotel you are not just a guest, you are part of a small community. You can also experience local culture up close and enjoy personal service that is often lacking in larger hotels.

 

Alentejo landscape
Alentejo landscape

 

The Alentejo Star Hotel in Mina de Sao Domingos

Imagine waking up and the first thing you see is a breathtaking view of the lake. This is the Alentejo Star Hotel*. It is located in São Domingos, in the middle of the Alentejo nature. Here you can enjoy the tranquility and beauty of the Portuguese countryside. The hotel offers a variety of amenities. It has a pool, restaurant and even an observatory. Yes, you heard me right. The Alentejo Star Hotel is known for its stargazing. Here you can admire the clear Alentejo skies and see the stars like never before.

The Alentejo Star Hotel is also known for its excellent service. The staff is friendly and always ready to help you. They make you feel at home. It is the combination of its beautiful location, amenities and outstanding service that make a stay at this hotel unforgettable. The Alentejo Star Hotel is a place that offers you the opportunity to experience the Alentejo in a very special way.

 

Cork oaks in the Alentejo
Cork oaks in the Alentejo

 

The Sobreiras Alentejo Country Hotel in Santa Margarida da Serra

Before you stretches an endless landscape of olive trees and vineyards. This is the Sobreiras Alentejo Country Hotel*. It is near Grândola, right in the heart of the Alentejo. The hotel is modern and elegant. It has 23 rooms, all with views of the surrounding countryside. There is also a pool, a restaurant and a spa. Here you can relax and enjoy the tranquility of the Alentejo. But the Sobreiras Alentejo Country Hotel is not only known for its amenities. Its excellent service is also famous. The staff is friendly and attentive. It makes you feel at home.

It is the combination of its location, modern design and excellent service that make a stay at this hotel so pleasant. The Sobreiras Alentejo Country Hotel is a place that offers you the opportunity to experience the Alentejo in a very special way.

 

Evora
Evora

 

Long term rental in Portugal, Alentejo

Have you ever thought about living in Portugal for a longer period of time? The Alentejo could be the perfect place for it. With its tranquil atmosphere, beautiful scenery and pleasant climate, it is ideal for long-term rental. In the Alentejo you will find a variety of accommodations that offer long-term rentals. From modern apartments in the cities to country houses in the countryside. You can choose what best suits your lifestyle.

One of the best hotels for long term rentals is the Monte da Corte Ligeira*. It is close to Évora and offers access to a pool and a garden. Here you can enjoy rural life in the Alentejo without sacrificing comfort.

So if you are thinking about living in Portugal for a longer period of time, think of the Alentejo. With its long-term rentals, you can enjoy Portuguese life to the fullest and make the Alentejo your home.
 

Questions and answers about hotels in the Alentejo

Which hotels in the Alentejo are good for families?

Many hotels in the Alentejo are family-friendly. That includes the Herdade da Matinha*, which offers family rooms as well as a playground.

Are there all-inclusive hotels in the Alentejo?

Yes, there are also all-inclusive hotels in the Alentejo. For example there is the Vila Galé Clube de Campo*, which offers all-inclusive packages with meals and activities.

I'm looking for a hotel in the Alentejo with a spa. Which hotels offer this?

If you are looking for a hotel with a spa, this could be it: the Sao Lourenco do Barrocal* is a good option. It offers wellness facilities and a range of treatments.

I'm looking for an eco-friendly hotel in Alentejo. Are there such hotels?

Yes, there are several eco-friendly hotels in the Alentejo. This includes, for example, the Reserve Alecrim EcoSuite & Glamping*, which promotes sustainable practices.

 

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Text: © Copyright Monika Fuchs and TravelWorldOnline
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Hotels in the Alentejo: Discover the best hotels in the region

Monika Fuchs

Monika Fuchs and Petar Fuchs are the authors and publishers of the Food and Slow Travel blog  TravelWorldOnline. They have been publishing this blog since 2005. TravelWorldOnline has been online since 2001. Their topics are trips to Savor, wine tourism worldwide and slow travel. During her studies Monika Fuchs spent some time in North America, where she - partly together with Petar Fuchs - traveled to the USA and Canada and spent a research year in British Columbia. This intensified her thirst for knowledge, which she satisfied for 6 years as an adventure guide for Rotel Tours and then for 11 years as a tour guide for Studiosus Reisen around the world. She was constantly expanding her travel regions, but curiosity still gnawed at her: "What's beyond the horizon? What else is there to discover in this city? Which people are interesting here? What do they eat in this region?" As a freelance travel journalist (her articles have appeared in DIE ZEIT, 360° Canada, 360° USA, etc.), she is now looking for answers to these questions as a travel writer and travel blogger in many countries around the world. Petar Fuchs produces the videos on this blog as well as on YouTube. Monika Fuchs from TravelWorldOnline is among Germany's top 50 bloggers in 2021. Find more Information about Monika and Petar Fuchs here.