Convento do Espinheiro Hotel & Spa, Evora
Canaviais, 7005-839 Évora, Portugal
Quintessential Alentejo luxuryBuilt on a 15th century monastery, Espinheiro is the 5 star hotel to stay near Evora, just ten minutes from this medieval town's train station. The property is quite wide and modern installations contains a spa, heated pool and Dolce and Gabbana decorated rooms with enormous windows facing the Alentejo deserted landscape. The adega is inside a Gothic chapel and the capela holds special events such as weddings. Visit if not for the restaurant alone, a fancy twist on simple, delicious Alentejo food.