The Villa Extramuros was built in Arraiolos, a small city north of Evora, the Capital of Alentejo, the largest province of Portugal well known for its unspoiled beautiful nature, historical treasures and quiet lifestyle (not forgetting a rich gastronomy)
We fell in love with this region and wanted to share our passion with visitors. We welcome you in a very contemporary villa, decorated with furniture and art from the 1950’s until today, and with a parisian twist.
The Villa is opened all year long, except from the 4th of January to the 2nd of February 2015 inclusive.
Spaces opened to the guests :
-The eating-room, where you also can rest and read during the rest of the day
-The living-room with its fireplace
-The patio with its orange trees and basin
-2 terraces (eating-room & living-room) with nice views on the country
-The lobby with a souvenir and information desk
-The swimming-pool and its deck
-The gardens, olive fields and meadows
All inside spaces are non-smoking areas.
Free wi-fi available in all public areas.
Check-in : 3 PM until 8 PM
Check-out : 1 PM
No dogs allowed, sorry. We share gates with the National Ecological Reserve and also temporarily host sheep herds on our grounds.
Laundry service available 7/7
Shuttle service to Evora or Lisboa airport, on request
As an alternative to the buffets, we prepare a generous breakfast based on daily renewed dishes and «à la carte» orders. Fresh fruit juices, local or home-made pastries, house-made marmalades, locally produced honey and cheese, bread basket, cereals and, of course, a selection of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate. The breakfast is served between 8:30 and 11 AM, either on the private room terraces, or in the patio, or inside in the eating room, at your convenience.
During the day, a selection of snacks and salads can be ordered, with prior notice in the morning, for lunch. A picnic basket can also be prepared on request. Dinners at the Villa require anticipated booking at reservation, or at least the day before. Style : a gourmet mix of Portuguese, Mediterranean and French specialties, using the best of Alentejo’s generous products, including organic fruits and vegetables. Fresh and hot drinks are served all along the day until 10 PM.
Many activities can be arranged for you outside of the Villa during your stay :
- cross country bicycle rides
- horse rides
- gym with a personal coach
- watersports (canoe, hydrospeed…)
- golf courses are 1 hour from Arraiolos (Troia)
and also :
- visits of wineries (excellent wine producers around)
- visits of local farms
- guided tours, gourmet piqueniques and photo-safaris