Sunday, February 25, 2024
Convento do Espinheiro
Portugal - Alentejo - Évora

A luxurious experience in a historical atmosphere.

Located close to the city of Évora, well in the heart of the vast plains of the Alentejo, is the ancient and recently refurbished Convento do Espinheiro, a convent currently transformed into a surprising luxury hotel.

The convent has its origins in a legend that tells of an apparition of the Virgin Mary on a thorn bush. In 1458, given the importance of this place as a destination for pilgrimages, a church and later a convent were built and even hosted the Kings of Portugal.

Currently, after three years of refurbishment work, the building retains its character, with an attractive style that respects its history and also a luxurious interior design. The rooms and suites, fully equipped to guarantee your utmost comfort, are distributed throughout the new wing and the convent.

Several details that reflect the harmony of the past intertwined with the present stand out brilliantly. In the former wine cellar a refined gourmet restaurant has been created. The kitchen once used by the monks has been converted into a unique piano bar and the Gothic cistern has been transformed into a delightful area for tasting regional products and wines.

During your stay be sure not to miss the relaxing SPA treatments which fuse the highest quality natural ingredients with contemporary and ancestral therapeutic techniques. Also be sure to take the opportunity to visit the historical centre of Évora, a World Heritage site.


ARTEH® Exclusive Offer

- Welcome drink.
- Regional wine tasting with a sommelier in the Convent winery.
- 20% Discount discount in the SPA.

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Convento do Espinheiro - Canaviais
7005-839 Évora

Arriving from the North: Take the A2 which links Lisbon to the Algarve and exit onto the A6 in the direction of Évora and Spain. Take the exit for Évora.

Arriving from the South: Take the A2 to Ourique. At Ourique follow the IP2 in the direction of Beja and Évora. Take the exit for Évora. Alternativley, continue along the A2 and then take the A6 in the direction of Évora and Spain. Take the exit for Évora.

Arriving from the West: From Badajoz, follow the A6 towards Lisbon. Take the exit for Évora.

On the A6, after passing the toll booths at the exit for Évor, continue to the left in the direction of Évora. Roughly 6 kms later, turn to the right at the sign indicating Espinheiro and/or Convento do Espinheiro.

38 36’ 03.60” N, 07 53’ 18.70” W

Deluxe Room [+]
Deluxe Suite [+]
Design Room [+]
Grand Deluxe Design Room [+]
Grand Deluxe Heritage Room [+]
Heritage Room [+]
Royal Suite [+]
Event Spaces [+] SPA [+]
Air Conditioning in Room Safe in Room Minibar in Room Hairdryer in Room TV in Room Satellite TV Telephone in Room Internet Access Babysitting (upon request) Heating in Common Spaces Steam / Turkish Bath Bar Chapel Credit Cards accepted General Safe Fitness Area / Gym Handicapped Facilities Jacuzzi Garden Laundry Massages Museums Monuments Private Car Park Outdoor Swimming Pool Indoor Swimming Pool Children's Pool Non Smoking Rooms Restaurant Event Spaces Sauna Tennis Court SPA World Heritage


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