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Master Bedroom 1 Sleeps 2 - Casa Do Jardim
Private Salt Water Pool and View
Outside Terrace Casa Do Jardim
Arial View of Martinheiras
Master Bedroom 1 Sleeps 2 - Casa Do Jardim
Bathroom 1 - Casa Do Jardim
Bathroom 1 with Shower Toilet and Biday  - Casa Do Jardim
Living room - Casa Do Jardim
Sofa Bed in Living room Sleeps 2 - Casa Do Jardim
Kitchen - Casa Do Jardim
Outdoor Terrace
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Paths and Walks on the land
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Paths and Walks on the land
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Odemira, Beja District, Alentejo

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Benjamin...
Paris, France
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“i don t like it, i love it!”
Reviewed October 8, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Off the main road near Funcheiras, a dirt track will lead you up to Alentejo s heaven.
Martinheiras offers amazing view over alentejo s mountains, where silence is only broken by the singing of the wind in the trees and the sounds of nature.
If the view is amazing, the house is also very great, totally solar powered, rooms are clean and nice.
Shivam and Amari have been wonderful hosts, they took really good care of us, food was delicious (ask the chef for sushi, home made pastas, or portuguese classic cod fish or octopus, u won t regret it!)

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
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Linda R
Fremantle, Australia
1 review
“A warm welcome from the heart”
Reviewed October 8, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Staying at Martinheiras was a romantic adventure.  The drive through farmland and forest over an unsealed road until we reached the homestead 'on top of the world' invoked a sense that we were leaving one world and entering another. We were greeted with such friendliness by hosts Amari and Shivam and the warmth of this welcome continued throughout our 6 week stay. The beds were very comfortable, the rooms fresh, the view panoramic, the swimming pool delightful, the gardens lovely and the meals delicious to itemise just a few of the many details that were so lovingly attended to. Amari and Shivam were always generous with their time and ever helpful to guide our touring. We found Martinheiras to be the perfect sanctuary. You can well see that we very happy with our stay!

Linda and Martijn
Fremantle, Western Australia
September, 2015

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tianahari...
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“Amazing experience”
Reviewed October 8, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Quiet, isolated and completely amazing. Hand made paths this place is worth the drive up the 2.5km road. In this day and age to find something like this is pretty rare. We will go back

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Liked best: The views, peace quiet the hosts
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Lakshmi H
Hong Kong, China
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1 review
“AMAZING ACCOMMODATION & POOL”
Reviewed July 5, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

I really enjoyed my stay at Martinheiras, the surroundings are breathtaking and the staff are absolutely lovely. The food is delicious and I would highly recommend this stay to anyone wanting to get away and experience nature.

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Liked best: The food, the people and the stars
Liked least: the internet speed
Travelling group: Solo Traveller
Your age range 25-34
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“Unique experience”
Reviewed February 28, 2015 for a stay in November 2014

This has to be one of my all time favorite experiences to date. If you are up for blissful isolation with breathtaking views and peace on a different level then this is the place for you. I was so impressed once I got up the 2.5km dirt track road - that In itself was a spectacular feeling. The hosts are amazing individuals with a great sense of charm and uniqueness to them. They embody everything they say and are completely open and caring.

I chose Quarto do Sobreira located at the top of the property - the stars at night were amazing and this room is right next to the gorgeous and well spaced and well equipped communal kitchen. It had a fireplace inside and as I stayed off season, this was enough to keep the room very warm. The owners helped me light the fires in the evening

A delightful and incredible experience I'm telling everyone !

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Leah108
1 review
“Amazing & peaceful -I will keep coming back”
Reviewed September 9, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

I returned a second year in a row, and decided to stay for a longer time as my last years trip was not enough.

It was very relaxing and peaceful weather great, I loved having cocktails by the pool, at the same time I had a little adventure learning how to harvest tomatoes and vegetables.

I was asked to join in for a jam making session which I thoroughly enjoyed with some of the other guests which proved to be fun and hilarious and I made some new friends!

The house was spacious, very clean and well decorated. The little touches which the hosts created were very thoughtful. I was given a lovely bottle of wine, fruits and appetizers as a welcome basket.

The hosts were very gracious invited me for a home cooked meal. They also have regular dinner nights to which you can choose the menus and wines. I had cooking class for Japanese cuisine which was fun and a new experience.

All in all a great experience again!

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Liked best: The Views, Peacefulness, the fun days planned by the hosts.
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
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AlisonJB1...
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“Pure escapism”
Reviewed September 7, 2014 for a stay in September 2014

The two and a half kilometre track takes you from the main road to the property; or to put it another way, the two and half kilometre track takes you from the stresses and routine of your every day life, to endless bliss.
I escaped for just a few days and will definitely go back for another generous serving of peace, tranquility, stunning views, and fabulous hosts.
Amari and Shivam make sure every guest is made to feel welcome, without being intrusive. You can choose to eat at the house, or cater for yourself, I chose to eat with my hosts and was treated to delicious meals made with produce grown at Martinheiras.
If you are deciding whether to visit Martinheiras or not, let me help you..... book now!

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Liked best: The whole atmosphere and the silence in the evenings.
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Solo
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