Welcome to the Alentejo


Holidays in the Alentejo

Küste des Alentejos
Reiten im Alentejo
Küste im Alentejo
Pflügen mit dem Maulesel

Aktiv Holidays or Relaxing

The sky is blue, the sun shining brightly, and the Atlantic coastline lying in wait for you! You can choose between the privacy offered by small coves and bays or the sense of great openness offered to you by the long sandy beaches, where you can walk and explore the coast or just enjoy the life and entertainment all around you.

We would like to show you the beautiful area, the undiscovered plains and the variety in the landscape of the Alentejo in the middle of Portugal. Enjoy your holidays far away the mass tourism.  Portugal is by its versatile landscape, the expanded coastal strip, the rich animal and plant world, by the protection of species, by the still received customs and customs of the native population, by the kitchen and the home-made products ideal a goal for the Oekotourismus.

The Alentejo


(from além Tejo = beyond the Tejo) is the granary of Portugal. Endless seeming, golden Fields stretch across the country on smooth hills to the horizon. Corn fields, olive groves, cork oaks (the speciality of this region), vines and blooming acres... (more Info) Portugal, the mostly unknown hunting country, is a true paradise for hunters. Shooting has a century-old tradition here. In Portugal, the hunt is very easily combined with a cultural sight-seeing-trip or a bathing holiday. Why not join together holidays in the sun with a wild boar shoot?... (more Info)

The "Costa Alentejana"


The "Costa Alentejana" with its lonely beaches is said to be the most untouched coast area of west Europe; the southern part is a nature reserve. ... (more Info) The impressive coastline of Portugal offers the fisherman a variety of good fish to catch out of the waters of the immense Atlantic Ocean. Inland there is the choice between many small and large constructed Dams or the various rivers.... (more Info)

Rambling - Hiking


The Walking Tours are an excellent way to get in direct contact with the nature and inhabitants of the area. Cliff line and mountains, river valleys and green meadows, ... (more Info) Portugal has a great equestrian tradition with a worldwide reputation for the thoroughbred Lusitanian breed of horse.Pleasant rides through the countryside, by the sea, through mountains or secluded villages... (more Info)


You can go Bird-watching on foot, horseback, by boat or by bicycle. At or near the Herdade Casa Velha are a wide variety of Warblers, Stonechat, Woodchat Shrike, Bee-eaters, Kingfishers,... (more Info)

Other activities

  • Surfing for experts
  • Dolphins
  • Sail upwards the river Mira to Odemira (I would recommend that because you still can watch herons, fish eagles, cormorants and water turtles in the Nature Park)
  • Practice water sports in Santa Clara Dam
  • Visit the wind or water mills of the region
  • Centro de Arte Sines
  • Summertime brings with it the traditional fairs, festivities, pilgrimages, and festivals.

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