Monte Velho Equo Resort, Arraiolos
|Herdade do Monte Velho, Santana do Campo, 7040-130, Arraiolos, Évora, Alentejo, PORTUGAL.|
Description: Monte Velho Equo ResortStanding by a small lake in the heart of the Alentejo countryside, this unique property is situated in a new-build structure on the site of a traditional Alentejo estate. Monte Velho Equo Resort is a luxury boutique hotel offering exclusive accommodation and fabulous outdoor activities in a tranquil rural setting.
Located just thirty kilometres from the centre of the historic city of Évora, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Monte Velho Equo Resort is the perfect spot for exploring this beautiful region. Guests can go canoeing or fishing on the lake, take walking tours around the huge grounds of the property, or enjoy easy rides on the resorts bicycles. The raison d'être of the resort is its Lusitano horse breeding farm, and Monte Velho offers a huge range of riding activities and packages, including training, lessons and full stable facilities. Guest can ride indoors, outdoors on the Olympic sized arena, go for longer rides on the estate's 250 hectares of private land or in the surrounding National Ecological Reserve.
Monte Velho Equo Resort's spectacular new wing combines avant-garde design with traditional materials and construction techniques. Rooms and suites offer fabulous open views of the surrounding countryside, and come with a full range of modern amenities, including air-conditioning, Wi-Fi and iPod docking stations. Guests can take advantage of a delightful outdoor swimming pool, with sun loungers, parasols and a shaded veranda area.
Type of rooms: Monte Velho Equo ResortTradition Twin Room:
The Tradition rooms offer a charming rural ambience. Located in the original wing of the property, featuring Alentejo construction, these rooms offer an intimate, comfortable atmosphere. En suite bathroom. Two single beds. Room size 20 sq m.
Premium Double or Twin Room:
The Premium rooms offer a contemporary atmosphere with a sophisticated design. The privileged location of these three rooms provide breathtaking views of the dam in the valley right in front of the Monte Velho. They open out onto a balcony with countryside views. Separated from the bedroom by a glass wall, the private bathroom includes a modern walk-in shower. There is also a terrace with an outdoor shower. One king size bed or twin beds.
Room size 25 sq m.
The Tradition Suite consists of a bedroom with two single beds and a small living room with a kitchenette. It has a traditional and welcoming atmosphere. En-suite bathroom. Two single beds. Room size 30 sq m.
All rooms and suites feature: air-conditioning; iPod/iPhone docking stations; flat screen television; en-suite bathroom; Nespresso coffee machine. Extra beds are not available. Baby cots may be added to rooms on request.
Additional information: Monte Velho Equo Resort
Airport transfers are available on request.
Official category: Resort.
Languages spoken: Portuguese, English, French.Smoking policy: Non-smoking rooms.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Maestro.
GPS Coordinates: 38° 46' 31.89'' N 8° 1' 34.60'' W
Nearest airport: Lisbon Airport - 127 km.