|Tipo de imóvel||fazenda / quinta|
|Estadia Mínima||3 - 7 noites|
COTS, HIGH CHAIRS and BED GUARDS
GUEST WELCOME HAMPER
100% COTTON LINEN and TOWELS
FOR YOUR COMFORT - Under Floor Heating (Low season), Cooling Fans (High season), Mains Water & Electric.
For us, the location was perfect - quiet and tranquil with a restful, relaxing and peaceful view yet near enough to walk into Castro Verde. The villa was spacious, cool and of a very high standard, well deserving of its descriptions of luxury accommodation. We loved the fact that the kitchen was generously equipped with plenty of everything and that there was a dishwasher - home from home! The views from every window in the villa were a joy. The bed was comfortable, the seating was comfortable - this is a rare occasion when my husband hasn't come home from holiday with a bad back because of the bed or seating in the holiday accommodation!
It's the first time that we've stayed anywhere abroad where the owners live on-site and this worked perfectly for us. Michaela and Nigel were helpful when needed yet unobtrusive - it was great to have their input for a special meal out for my husband's birthday and the best places to go for a couple of day trips out. Having said that, it was several days until we could tear ourselves away from the terrace of our villa and the immediate grounds and local town! The days when we did venture further afield were a great success due to Michaela and Nigel's input. We are not dog people but we enjoyed having Tiza around - she is a character in the nicest possible way! We also loved the pigs, goats, chickens and ponies; the orange trees - everything! As we've told family and friends at home, we couldn't fault it at all - and we do have high standards! Following on from the title of this review - we've asked for a week next year to be pencilled in for a return visit.
This is the most beautiful and immaculately kept property we stay at in Portugal. We stayed twice this year, and try to visit every year. Michaela and Nigel are excellent hosts, and the cottage has everything you need. We walked to local restaurants and cafes, and recommend the new café next to the Turismo, where the owner is very welcoming, and speaks excellent English. Our favourite restaurants are Villa Italia and Market Verde. Although the birdwatching was better in April, we still managed to spot a good variety. Hope to return soon.
This 5 Star Villa was all we expected and wanted. It was spotlessly clean, very spacious and had everything we could want in self-catering accommodation. Michaela goes to great length with the detail to make people feel welcome, including a welcome pack. We asked for her to provide a Portuguese meal for us on the first night which was well presented and very tasteful. There was far more than we could eat so leftovers were eaten for lunch the following day! The kitchen was well equipped, as was the pool area, including a hammock for each villa! The views were stunning so sitting on the terrace of our villa drinking coffee enjoying the view was a must. We also particularly liked feeding the animals which included hens, pigs, a duck, goats and ponies. I'm sure they gained weight whilst we were there! We visited two of the many restaurants and cafes in town, both of which provided excellent meals. This is a villa we would love to stay at again. If you are not looking for a beach close by but just wish to enjoy a relaxing, comfortable villa with pools appropriate for adults and children this is the place to stay.
Having stayed at another Alentejo holiday property the previous week that did not live up to the expectations set in the marketing material, it was a relief to arrive and find everything is the same high quality at Monte da Quinta.
My family has been holidaying at Monte da Quinta for 10 years. We like the fact the property is clean, smells wonderful, is well maintained and immaculate, well stocked and offers lots of little extras. Highly recommend this property to our friends and family.
A very beautiful place to stay - the house was spotlessly clean, very comfortable ,spacious and everything you could possibly want was there.
The views from the terrace over the gardens, pool and unspoilt countryside were amazing and the endless blue skies were just perfect.
Nigel and Michaela were very warm, welcoming, helpful, generous and not intrusive all at the same time. The welcome pack, fresh vegetables from the garden and savoury supper (delicious) were all very generous.
It was a very unspoilt relaxed area with everything you need in nearby Castro Verde - great cafes and restaurants and a good supermarket.
We had an excellent holiday, the right mix of relaxing in and around the pool and getting out and about to explore Portugal. We hope to go back to Monte da Quinta very soon.
Monte da Quinta is an oasis in Alentejo. Located within easy walking distance from Castro Verde, a nice small town with good restaurants, it overlooks the beautiful landscape. Everything is fully renovated and extremely well kept. We lived in Casa Oliveira - it is spacious and was perfect for a family of four. Michaela and Nigel are excellent hosts, dropping by from time to time with fresh vegetables from their own garden, fresh towels and knowledge about the area.