Quinta das Lavandas is located at the heart of the Serra de São Mamede Natural
Park, just 4 km from the center of Castelo de Vide, one of the most beautiful
towns in the Portugal. This magnificent and unique country estate house has 20
acres of lavenders plantation. All the property was reconverted into an
agro-tourism project and has the lavender as great protagonist.
In the farm
there are about 65 thousand feet of lavender (Lavender) divided in two main
varieties: Lavandula angustifolia and Lavandim thick bleu. The main purpose of
this plantation of lavenders is the production of essential oils and the
development of traditional products.
Quinta das lavandas is the result of
the will of two people: Teresa Tomé and Estevão de Moura, who thought and
believed in a unique and innovative project. The main house and outbuildings
were adapted into agritourism and are perfectly aligned with this environment of
excellence. Here you can relax, enjoy the comfort and pleasant bedrooms, the
balconies, the swimming pool and many agricultural and leisure activities.
In the amazing Lavenders’ garden, the guests and visitors, can observe the
largest existing collection of lavenders in Portugal, are more than 40 varieties
of lavender in many different colors (white, pink, red, lilac) and different
forms . The garden is a feast for the eyes and senses to inebriation.
Furthermore, here the guests can be engaging in multiple activities:
birdwatching, walking, hiking, biking, riding, enjoying the surroundings,
bathing in the dam of Póvoa e Meadas, visiting the historic centers the
mountains or simply discover the real Alentejo.