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Comporta & Alentejo Overview
Comporta on the ALENTEJO WEST COAST
An earthly paradise offering amazing beaches with seemingly endless golden dunes, green rice fields, traditional fishermen’s dwellings, and a myriad of indigenous animal species, all of which you can discover for yourself on horseback, bicycle or kayak. We can also help you arrange for some dolphin watching during your stay – ask us about it!
If you love sand, sea & sunsets, the Beach Villa @ Comporta within walking distance of Praia do Pego (beach), is just the place for your next holiday rental; it has stylish design interiors, accommodates 6 to 10 guests & features a panoramic roof top terrace with a heated pool; the rustic & charming Comporta region just south of Lisbon has an understated stylish atmosphere & fantastic weather most of the year round; rental prices from €3,540 (Euros) p/week!
Alcacer do Sal
Arabian for salt castle, Alcacer do Sal is well worth a visit – the town’s name comes from the Moorish “al qasr” meaning the castle and “sal” refers to the age-old production of salt in this area.This dramatic medieval hilltop town looks down onto the Sado river, which becomes a nature reserve where the river meets the ocean. The reserve is not only vital for the people who live from its bounty, but also for the flora and fauna it sustains including storks, pink flamingos and bottle nose dolphins.
A luxurious rural villa for 10 guests with private swimming pool (no children under 5 years of age), this Portuguese Quinta is ideally located for exploring the Alentejo province; extremely confortable and equipped to a high standard, Marta’s Farm would suit a private or corporate get together, with lots to see and do nearby, including visiting castle town of Elvas and Roman Évora with its Temple of Diana (both UNESCO World Heritage Sites); rental prices @ €6,600 (Euros) p/week for 10 guests.
Explore Évora and Elvas
Évora and Elvas inland on the Alentejo; both boast the title of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Évora is home to the Temple of Diana, various churches and convents, the Bones Chapel, and the Fundação Eugénio de Almeida Winery & Museum; whilst Elvas is a fortified garrison border town dating back to the 15th century.