Sivan Askayo

São Lourenço do Barrocal

  • Where:
  • Why:Working trip, shooting an article in Alentejo region.
  • When:October 2017
  • Who:Me, my husband and my 2-year old.
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São Lourenço do Barrocal Barn cottage.

Barn cottage.

São Lourenço do Barrocal Cork grove which leads to the estate.

Cork grove which leads to the estate.

São Lourenço do Barrocal Entrance to the spa.

Entrance to the spa.

São Lourenço do Barrocal Sao Lourenco do Barrocal Hotel, Alentejo, Portugal

Sao Lourenco do Barrocal Hotel, Alentejo, Portugal

São Lourenço do Barrocal Remains of old farm house and view to the didning area.

Remains of old farm house and view to the didning area.

São Lourenço do Barrocal Breakfast scene.

Breakfast scene.

São Lourenço do Barrocal The dining area with its magnificent design.

The dining area with its magnificent design.

São Lourenço do Barrocal The estate.

The estate.

São Lourenço do Barrocal The lobby and lounge area.

The lobby and lounge area.

São Lourenço do Barrocal The outdoor pool.

The outdoor pool.

São Lourenço do Barrocal View from the courtyard to the outdoor gardens.

View from the courtyard to the outdoor gardens.

São Lourenço do Barrocal Breakfast Scene, Sao Lourenco do Barrocal Hotel, Alentejo, Portugal

Breakfast Scene, Sao Lourenco do Barrocal Hotel, Alentejo, Portugal

São Lourenço do Barrocal Kids run free.

Kids run free.

São Lourenço do Barrocal Capturing sunset.

Capturing sunset.

São Lourenço do Barrocal The breakfast spread.

The breakfast spread.

Highs & Lows

  • Organic treats at the spa with Susanne Kaufmann’s products.

  • Farm to table delicious food with local ingredients from the farm house.

  • Very kid friendly and very well equipped with kids’ amenities - toilet seat, baby products, crib, you name it.

  • Add more lighting around the estate. Was quite dark at night.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Plastic Free

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 49/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Farmscape boutique hotel.

  • Vibe

    Comfortable farm lifestyle meets contemporary design.

  • Location

    Farmhouse estate close to Monsaraz.

  • Rooms

    22 rooms + 2 suites + 16 cottages

  • Music

    Can’t remember - was mostly running after my daughter.

  • Year Opened

    March 2016

  • Designed By

    Lisbon based Interior Design office AnahoryAlmeida.

  • Health & Wellness

    Small gym and a great outdoor pool, in a natural landscape.

  • Restaurant

    The hotel’s restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Most food is a product of the region, served with local wine. Farm to table restaurant

  • Bar

    Small and simple.

  • Minibar

    Yes.

  • Children

    Yes, of course. They will love it. They have endless fields outdoors to run and play, horses to pet and watch cows.

  • Price

    Mid-range...depends on the season and the room type.

  • Website

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