Carvalhal, Alentejo, Portugal
Quinta da Comporta - Wellness Boutique Resort
Review by Mila
Written on 13-12-2023
Boutique resort with wellness near the beach and sea in the coastal town of Carvalhal
If you're looking to spend quality time with your family or escape the daily grind with your better half, there's no better place to go than Quinta da Comporta - Wellness Boutique Resort. This new, sustainable vacation paradise is located in the Portuguese village of Carvalhal, close to the beach and has been hailed by Forbes Magazine as the "most thrilling hotel concept of 2019".
As its name suggests, Quinta da Comporta - Wellness Boutique Resort, offers a variety of wonderful facilities to fully recharge your batteries. There's a beautiful spa with a sauna, hamam and an indoor swimming pool, a yoga and meditation room, as well as a cinema and a modern infinity pool where you can swim laps with a view of the paddy fields.
If a holiday in this luxury boutique resort sounds like music to your ears, but you like your privacy, you can stay with your family or friends in one of the four exclusive pool villas. Here, you have your own garden with a pool and sun loungers, three spacious bedrooms each with an ensuite, and a large living space complete with a kitchen, lounge area and fireplace.
A holiday at Quinta da Comporta - Wellness Boutique Resort is not just special because of the rustic, contemporary charm that you'll find everywhere and the luxury facilities at your disposal, but particularly due to the sustainable character of this House of Hideaways property. For instance, electricity is generated by solar power, wastewater is collected and filtered for reuse in the gardens, and there are electric bikes and other electric means of transportation to keep pollution to a minimum. In short, you can enjoy a super luxurious holiday here without having to worry about the environment!
This exceptional House of Hideaways property is situated in the untouched region of Alentejo, near the sea and just ninety minutes' drive from the Portuguese capital, Lisbon. Enjoy the laid-back atmosphere and immerse yourself in the rhythm of the countryside. Comporta's iconic rice fields, dunes, white sandy beaches and pristine coastline encourage a variety of fun activities such as surfing, horse riding, and bird or dolphin spotting!
Praia do Carvalhal is located about 2 kilometers away from Quinta da Comporta - Wellness Boutique Resort. It is a beautiful and idyllically located beach surrounded by dunes, but also by a enchanting landscape that stretches out with pine forests and rice fields. On the beach, you can rent sun loungers and umbrellas, and you will find a number of good seafood restaurants, where you can eat the most delicious grilled sardines!
Sustainable and tasteful overnight stay
The brand-new boutique resort consists of 61 villas, suites and rooms with a bohemian-chic interior that seamlessly blends into the surroundings. A lot of use has been made of soft colors and materials and handmade accessories. The suites and villas with their own swimming pool are perfect for families with children and all also come with a butler service.
Taste the flavors of Comporta
In Chef João Sousa's restaurant, you can taste the flavors of the region. The delicious, seasonal dishes are primarily made from ingredients found in the region and vegetables and herbs from their own garden. The drinks in the cocktail bar are also inspired by the scents and colors of the surroundings. This is reflected in the sunset, seen in the red, pink, and orange hues in your glass.
Relax, refresh and rejuvenate
One of the crowning glories of this House of Hideaways property is the Oryza Spa. This holistic retreat has everything you could wish for and blends seamlessly into the landscape. Here, you can take a dip in the crystal-clear water of the indoor pool, enjoy an advanced treatment in the beauty atelier, or have your dead skin cells scrubbed away in the traditional hammam.
Quinta da Comporta - Wellness Boutique Resort is located in a stunning setting, on the west coast of Portugal in the heart of Alentejo. In five minutes, you can drive to some beautiful nearby beaches. In one and a half hours, you can drive to the Portuguese capital, Lisbon.
Important to know
Check-in: Available from 15:00
Check-out: Available until 12:00
- Outdoor pool
- Coffee and tea facilities
- Family rooms
- Free parking
- Pets are not allowed
- Facilities for guests with disabilities
- Bathroom with bath
- Indoor pool