Relaxation is key to your stayLife here is unhurried and follows the rhythms of nature and the seasons. You can walk for hours in the surrounding pine and eucalyptus forests, laze in the sun, read a book from our collection or catch up on some much-needed rest in the hammock.

Praia Fluvial 3During the summer months there are numerous freshwater swimming spots nearby, known as Praia Fluvial or River Beaches. Daily afternoon trips to our local river beach are included so you can swim and cool off in the summer heat.  In the height of summer in Álvaro, a short taxi-ride away, you can hire a kayak to enjoy a different perspective of the River Zêzere.

Fresh water swimmingIn addition to your massage that is included within the retreat package, extra treatments will be available throughout the week.

Depending on the time of year you come you can also pick sun-ripened fruit straight off the trees in the hamlet including figs, oranges, plums, tangerines and cherries or help with the grape or olive harvest.