Casa Spa d'Alma is a romantic Bed & Breakfast with the facilities of a Charming Hotel, a Zen atmosphere in the middle of the nature reservation of the Serra de Monchique, Algarve, Portugal. From our B&B you can hike through magnificent nature and discover the original Portugal.Coming here on holiday means giving yourself a wonderful present.
Enjoy authentic Portuguese meals in local restaurants that we recommend. Laze away the day in the sunshine around the pool or Jacuzzi with refreshing spring water. You can have an unforgettable holiday, for those that appreciate it, we can teach some genuine Portuguese recipes, cooked in the exterior kitchen which also is at your disposal. We offer you a service that will ensure personal attention and good quality.
A place where nature is omnipresent, peace reigns and you can enjoy all the good that we provide. The Monchique mountains are just half an hour away from the famous beaches of the Algarve but far from mass tourism. With us you step into a world where time does not seem to exist. Our place is ideal for those that look for peace and quiet, hiking, nature lovers, singles, couples and small groups. It is also possible to stay longer, ask us to inform you on the possibilities. Looking forward to welcome you.
All rooms (30m2) have wide glass doors and a window, looking towards the garden and the mountains. Every room has its own bathroom with a walk-in shower, rain-shower, toilet and lavatory. Two 1-person spring-box beds that can be made separately or joined. The rooms have a writing table and romantic lights.The lounge This common room has a fireplace, television with DVD and a media-player. There is equipment to make coffee or tea, in a small building nearby is a refrigerator, especially for the guests. A laptop with Internet connection is at your disposal and for those that bring their own Ipad or laptop we have a WiFi network. When the weather is not so good, breakfast and the other meals are served here, normally this is on the patio. Breakfast consists of fresh warm buns, granola, orange juice pressed in the moment, fruit, cheese, home made jams, pancakes and meats. Where possible for us we can take in account your diet or allergy. It will be necessary to request us before your arrival so that we can inform you on the possibilities. The Casa A part of the house, including the interior kitchen, is private but for guests that stay for a longer period it is possible to wash and dry their clothing. We now have an exterior kitchen available for our guests and there is a refrigerator near by the kitchen. Nothing can stop you now from preparing your own soul food while on holiday.
Pool & Jacuzzi
Spring water that comes from 3 km away fills the pool, it contains a minimal quantity of chlorine to protect your safety. Sun beds and shades are at your disposal. The Jacuzzi has a constant temperature of 39º (in the summer 34º) and in the evening it is a good place to be beneath the 1000-stars ceiling, the smell of herbs and a glass of red wine.
The Quinta covers 3/4 hectare and has different terraces and a lawn for sunbathing. A part of the garden is used for cultivating ecological vegetables that we use for the meals. Our Laranjal furnishes sweet oranges and in springtime there are cherries, apricots, plums and figs. The fruit trees offer many shadow spots where one can sit in peace and tranquillity. Near the patio is a BBQ and an brand new outside kitchen for the guests to use. You can also have cooking classes here.
The Portuguese kitchen has a great variety and is mainly based on the use of fresh ingredients. Manuela prepares dishes that one does not easily find in the restaurants. From time to time she organizes cooking classes, ask us. Breakfast consists of fresh fruit, soft goat cheese and spicy Azoren-cheese, yogurt, ham or salami, free-range eggs, fresh baked bread, Marmalade and home made fruit compote and freshly pressed orange juice.
The old town of Monchique is 8 km away from us. Silves, the ancient Moorish capital of the Algarve is at half an hour drive and worth a visit. The well-known beaches with sandstone cliffs are also half an hour away while the dynamic West coast is a little bit further. The mountains of the Serra de Monchique, are always green, the western part (Foia) is more developed and has therefore more buildings, from the highest point you have a wonderful view of the Algarve and Alentejo. Casa Spa d’Alma is situated in the Eastern part (Picota) which is more authentic with many hiking trails and a beautiful flora and fauna. At 300 meters from Spa d’Alma you will find the sleepy village of Alferce.
Our rates start at €70 per night for two persons but they vary with the seasons.
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