Extraordinary wines, a cuisine of unmistakable flavors, and genuine hospitality are the ingredients of a true Epicurean experience not to miss.

The Herdade dos Grous belongs to VILA VITA Hotels and is located in the middle of the vineyards, olive groves, cork oaks, and picturesque white villages in the heart of the Alentejo agricultural region. Just 17 ​​Km. (10 mi. 991 yd.) away from Beja (towards Lisbon), in this wonderful natural environment, it is no surprise to find the production of one of the most awarded Portuguese wines.

The fabulous gardens, the "infinity pool" with a view to the 98 ha. (243 ac.) an artificial lake, the old olive groves, and the orange trees laden with fruit testify to the fertile quality of this unique landscape. This is a place of pure relaxation, serenity, and remoteness from everyday life.

Wine tourism is a major option of the Herdade in order to offer all lovers who want a deeper understanding of their signature wines as well as of the products grown locally.

In Detail

The Herdade has the capacity to accommodate guests in 24 spacious units, furnished with the unique charm of the regional Alentejo style. In a real mixture between rustic and modern, our guests can choose from twelve double rooms, seven junior suites and five suites with the most modern services and enjoy the peace and idyllic charm of the property, such as the harmonious view over the waters of the embankment. All the accommodation have their own fireplace for a special warmth after an exciting day on the farm.

The Herdade also offers a local Restaurant, where guests can enjoy carefully prepared meals accompanied by quality wines, a Wine Cellar to taste the superb wines of the Herdade or to have a delicious candlelight dinner and a Store to purchasefirst class"vintage” and "cuvees”, olive oil produced in the traditional way from the variety of olives "Galega" and "Cordovil", like many other products of the Herdade. It also offers two swimming pools, a sauna next to the embankment and a nice place prepared for lighting a fire safely.

Visitors can also follow the fascinating steps of horse breeding, olive oil production, organic farming and development of first-class table wines.

Restaurants & Bars

Restaurant "Herdade dos Grous”

Warm and ideal placeto enjoy the typical cuisine of the Alentejo, where most of the ingredients are home-made, bringing to the table the native flavours and freshness of the region. The team combines the expertise of the traditional culinary o the latest trends in modern cuisine.
The restaurant has a capacity for 90 people and its terrace offers fabulous panoramic views of the property and vineyards, making it the perfect spot for a delicious dinner with wine tasting or a candlelight dinner.

Meeting Rooms

The Herdade offers a wide range of service for all kind of parties, meetings and group activities, especially for team motivation.

A room for events with capacity for 50 peopleand three rooms with capacity up to 20 people.All with the most recent equipment to ensure the success of any event.

Location & Directions

The Herdade is located between Barragem do Roxo lagoon and the Natural Park of Guadiana.

Lisbon airport is 180 km. (111 mi.) away and Faro airport 140 km. (86 mi.). The Herdade is nearly110 km. (68 mi.) away from VILA VITA Parc Resort & Spa.

You can access the Herdade ​​through the A2 motorway that connects Lisbon to the Algarve and taking the exit number 12 towards Castro Verde / Beja. After passing Albernôa, we advise you to exit on the first road on the left side.

The easiest way to reach the Herdade is by helicopter; exceptional views are guaranteed.

GPS: 37°52'45.9"N, 7°56'27.7"W