Find a luxury reinterpretation of monastic life at the Convento do Espinheiro
A mere hour from Lisbon lies the charming town of Evora, in the Alentejo Plains. This magnificent region of Portugal is home to historically relevant medieval streets and monuments, churches and monasteries that will leave you breathless, and epicurean cuisine that is unrivalled worldwide. Offering exquisite accommodation in this glorious town is the Convento do Espinheiro Hotel and Spa. Revitalizing the original 15th century convent, while creating an incredibly luxurious hotel, has only proven to enhance the splendour of this World Heritage site.
An Unconventional Convent
Each of the opulent 86 guest rooms and 6 unique suites provide guests with the finest accommodations. Choose from rooms that are decorated with contemporary dressings and modern furnishings, or choose one of the many convent rooms which offer a successful fusion of period décor and current technology. Guests seeking ultimate luxury at the Convento do Espinheiro will relish a night in the Royal Suite. Originally created and appointed for the Portuguese Royal Family, this elegant suite was designed to house the King, in the manner that is fitting only for a King.
The inveterate epitome of tranquility known as the Diana Spa, offers guests of Convento do Espinheiro the finest rejuvenation opportunities. Inspired by the world renowned E’Spa line of products and services, Spa Diana brings a global approach to its bevvy of treatment options. Indulge in a Japanese Acupuncture session from their Oriental Medicine Menu, or Hydrator Body Wrap that evokes classical Mediterranean techniques. A world of cultural spa treatments and facilities are waiting to spoil each guest of the Convento do Espinheiro.
Divine Spirits and Spas
New life was breathed into the convent wine cellar when it became the Divinus Restaurant at the Convento do Espinheiro. Guests will enjoy sophisticated culinary masterpieces in an atmosphere that transports the spirit back in time. For a memorable and delicious breakfast, dine in the Claustrus. Offering regal courtyard seating, guests will partake from the a la carte menu of Mediterranean gourmet cuisine. After a day of sightseeing or relaxation, head to the Pulpitus Bar or Cisterna Wine Bar for an aperitif.
Convento do Espinheiro Hotel and Spa provides guests with many package options for an inclusive experience. There are collections to suit every whim, including shopping and romantic escapades. For the epicurean crowd, Convento do Espinheiro Hotel and Spa offers many packages with wine tastings, winery tours, and special gourmet themed menus.
A variety of unique services and amenities are available at the Convento do Espinheiro. Guests will enjoy the iridescent outdoor pool or health and fitness centre, day or night. Keeping children of all ages occupied is easy with the onsite tennis or paddle ball courts, as well as the children’s playground and club. The professional and experienced concierge staff at the Convento do Espinheiro can effortlessly guide you and your party to any number of local attractions, including the Conde Vila Flor Square and Giraldo Square.
Convento do Espinheiro will deliver history, tradition, and gourmet delicacies in the finest luxury environment available in Evora, Portugal.