This is an 18th-century baroque style manor house which retains some of the original elements including the chapel and the terrace. The magnificent 19th-century gardens are noted for their size, as well as the originality and variety of the species they hold. There is a French-style garden, an English garden and the scent garden. Specimens include an extremely rare lotus ﬂower and an historic magnolia.
The hotel also offers a library, games room, two outdoor swimming pools, gym, a wine cellar for wine tasting and a place to sample regional products prepared using age-old recipes. The restaurant serves local Portuguese cuisine and international dishes.
The hotel comprises 35 stately guest rooms, each with an en-suite bathroom.
• Swimming pools.
• Open all year.
3 nights from £689 per person in March and from £695 per person in August, based on two adults sharing on bed & breakfast basis. Indicative prices include return daytime ﬂights (Lisbon) and return private transfers.