Conversas de Alpendre Hotel, Portugal

From €160
Per Night

Nestled within Ria Formosa Natural Park and surrounded by a large orchard, sits the authentic Conversas de Alpendre.

Nestled within Ria Formosa Natural Park and surrounded by a large orchard, you'll find the authentic Conversas de Alpendre. This hidden retreat located in Eastern Algarve is a heavenly homestay that boasts panoramic views of the sea beyond and is located just 2km from some of the best beaches on earth.

The name Conversas de Alpendre is translated as ‘porch conversations’ and acts as the perfect place to enjoy authentic conversations with your charming hosts, family and friends. Enjoy the stunning farmhouse grounds and the large saltwater swimming pool that is situated around the terrace of Conversas de Alpendre - the homestays main attraction. What's more, each Alpendre room comes with its oven intimate porch or terrace, making it the ideal place to relax and unwind from the hustle and bustle of city life.

A breakfast buffet is served daily and includes homemade bread, honey and jams, cheese and fresh fruit juices sourced directly from the orchard. Apartments also have a kitchenette with kitchenware and a refrigerator.

Where the temperature is warm throughout the year, guests can enjoy the charm and comfort of this stunning estate all year round.

It's time to feel the true soul of Algarve.

Fact Sheet

Highlights:

  • Heated saltwater pool
  • Massages
  • Dinners by appointment
  • Private swimming classes
  • Bicycle rental
  • Transportation to the beach, subject to availability
  • Laundry
  • Babysitting
  • Boat trips through the Ria Formosa
  • Birdwatching
  • Golf lessons
  • Sport fishing

Fine-dining

There’s no formal restaurant, but From Monday to Saturday, in-house chef will prepare dinners for you by appointment. On these days, the team will go to the auction and the market in the morning to buy only the freshest and most natural products that can be found in the region.

Pool:

There’s a saltwater pool out in the gardens, with hammocks and sofas to sequester for snoozes in the shade.

Spa & Wellness:

There’s no spa, just a little hut where a therapist can be summoned for treatments, including massages performed using local almond cream.

Bar:

There’s no separate bar, but you can order drinks in the dining room, where snacks such as salads and bruschettas are also served all afternoon.

A Little Extra:

Boat trips through the Ria Formosa Natural Reserve can be organised on site.

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Location:

Conversas de Alpendre is located in the stunning halmet of Santa Rita in the east of Algarve, and stands 5.9 miles from Tavira and 9.3 miles from Vila Real de Santo António.

Close to the Spanish border, with Faro to the west, the weather in this region is absolutely stunning all year round and boasts some of the best white-sand beaches on earth.

Overview

All thirteen spaces were designed to ensure rusticity and sophistication. With comfort and sustainability being the main focus, Conversas de Alpendre have used only local Portuguese woods, textiles and tiles throughout.

There are four types of suites - all ranging from luxurious to opulent, and of course, a family apartment for those looking for that much needed family getaway.

Double Room:

The double room is located on the main terrace and comprises a queen-size bed, coffee and tea making machine, shower, and many more.

Beds

1x Queen Sized Bed

Views

Garden View

Occupancy

Maximum of 2 people

Bathroom

En-Suite Bathroom With Shower

Standard Suites:

The standard suites have a common terrace that boast a distinct charm. They comprise of coffee and tea machines, air conditioning, hairdryers, and direct access to the garden that offers unbeatable sunsets each evening.

Beds

1x King Sized Bed

Views

Garden View

Occupancy

Maximum of 2 people

Bathroom

En-Suite Bathroom With Shower

Superior Suites:

With the sea as the backdrop, the Superior Suites have direct access to the pool side terrace, which is surrounded by traditional Portuguese brick trees.

This suites also consist of a minibar, coffee and tea making machine, air conditioning, and much more.

Beds

1x King Sized Bed

Views

Garden View

Occupancy

Maximum of 2 people

Bathroom

En-Suite Bathroom With Shower

Suites With Terrace

With its very own private terrace, the Suite with Terrace is simply sublime. Boasting a private jacuzzi, guests can enjoy a romantic night in as they bath under the stars.

These suites include a walk-in shower, air conditioning, coffee and tea machine, minibar, safe, hairdryer, music column with Bluetooth connection and Portuguese Castelbel amenities.

Beds

1x King Sized Bed

Views

Countryside & Sea View

Occupancy

Maximum of 2 people

Bathroom

En-Suite Bathroom With Shower

Something Unique

Private Terrace With Jacuzzi

Family Apartment

Located on the top floor of the house, the family apartment is the only apartment in Conversas de Alpendre. This option has a large private terrace with a private jacuzzi and offers wide sea and countryside views. It is ideal for families, with two bedrooms, a bathroom and a living area with kitchenette.

Beds

1x King Sized Bed & 2x Twin Beds

Views

Wide Sea & Countryside Views.

Occupancy

Maximum of 4 people

Bathroom

En-Suite Bathroom With Amazing Walk-in Shower

Something Unique

Large Private Terrace With Jacuzzi

Tree House

Sat on top of a carob tree and over 6.5 meters high, this Tree House was built entirely from wood and was made wholly by hand. This room option is the most special and exclusive on the estate, and offers breathtaking views of the distancing sea and countryside beyond.

The Tree House features a private terrace, a king size shower with the ocean in the backdrop, air conditioning, toilet, minibar and all the amenities of a house with luxury finishes.

Beds

1x King Sized Bed

Views

Wide Sea & Countryside Views.

Occupancy

Maximum of 2 people

Bathroom

En-Suite Bathroom With Amazing King Sized Shower With Ocean Backdrop

Something Unique

Breathtaking view of the sea and countryside

Warehouse:

This old school Warehouse has been transformed into a luxurious loft with a mezzanine for children.

Offering over 60m2 in space, this boutique option is by far the coolest on the estate. Featuring a work desk that overlooks the sea, a orange grove and a private pool, the Warehouse acts as the ideal place to relax and unwind from everyday life.

Equipped with a king size suspended bed, air conditioning, minibar, shower in the suite and on the terrace and other Castelbel amenities, the Warehouse is an unforgettable space.

Beds

1x Suspended King Sized Bed & 2x Twin Beds

Views

Private Pool & Garden Views

Occupancy

Maximum of 4 People

Bathroom

En-Suite Bathroom With Shower

Something Unique

Private Deck Facing the Sea, Personal Orange Grove & Private Pool

Cabin:

Located in the center of the farm and boasting both sea and orange grove views, the Cabana Cabin is distinguished by its unique and romantic design. On the terrace, you will find a private pool, while the suite inside offers luxury finishes - equipped with a suspended king size bed, air conditioning, minibar and king size shower inside and on the terrace.

Beds

1x Suspended King Sized Bed

Views

Orange Grove Views

Occupancy

Maximum of 2 People

Bathroom

En-Suite Bathroom With Amazing King Sized Shower

Something Unique

Terrace With Private Pool

Gastronomy

Although there's no formal restaurant, from Monday to Saturday, the Alpendre in-house chef can prepare dinners for customers by appointment - bringing the freshness of the ocean and local produce to you!

On these days, the chef will go to the auction and the market in the morning and pick only the freshest and most natural products that can be found in the region.

Dining options vary from seclusive romantic meals, to large family gatherings and dinner parties.

The staff will also suggest some of the best restaurants in the area and can book tables for you through their special reservation service.

Beaches

Eastern Algarve offers some of the best sand beaches in the world. As far as the eye can see, you are rewarded with paradisiacal beaches spanning over 22kms, that extends from the border on Spain to the beaches and islands surrounding the Ria Formosa.

Spend your days bathing in the sun, catch a wave, or enjoy other water sporting or boating activities.

Top Beaches include:

  • Factory Site / Manta Rota / Cabanas Island / Altura Beach / Green Beach / Monte Gordo Beach / Tavira Island.

Nature

Take a deep breath in and get inspired by the breathtaking landscapes of Algarve. Due to its diverse beauty, Algarve offers plenty of walking and hiking opportunities for all ages and abilities.

Here are some of the top places to enjoy long walks in nature:

  • Ria Formosa Natural Park
  • Conceição Forest
  • Castro Marim Sapal Nature Reserve Bird Observatory
  • Castro Marim salt pans natural SPA

Additionally, guests can sail through the Ria Formosa Natural Park, with mandatory stoppage on the islands of Cabanas, Tavira and Fuzeta. If you have the time, this is a must!

Sport

Due to its diversity, a holiday in Algarve allows you to venture in the countryside or explore the sea. From water sports, boating, windsurfing, sport fishing, horseback riding, surfing, snorkeling, cycling and even bird watching, activities within this region are aplenty.

We can help organise all of the above activities, please just let us know at time of booking.

Golf

Discover the Algarve golf courses, one of the most relaxing and reputed golf destinations in the world.

We can book classes just for you and book one of these courses with special discounts. Here is a list of the top Golf courses in the area:

  • Quinta de Cima (1km) / Quinta da Ria (2km) / Monte Rei (4km) / Benamor Golf (5km) / Castro Marim Golf (18km).

Essential Information

Full List of Services & Amenities

  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • Special diet menus (on request) / Kid meals
  • Free WiFi
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Free parking
  • Sustainability initiatives
  • No single-use toiletries
  • Towels changed upon request
  • Cleaning services
  • Laundry / Dry cleaning / Ironing service / Trouser press
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke alarms
  • CCTV outside property
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Airport shuttle / Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Car hire
  • Gardens
  • Terraces
  • Library
  • Massage
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Babysitting/child services
  • Children's playground
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Books, DVDs, music for children

Visa:

At the time of writing, you do not need a Visa to visit Portugal if you are from the UK or US for less than 90 days. However, please check the full guidelines on the embassy website before you travel. For UK citizens this is the Foreign Travel Advice section of https://www.gov.uk

Travel Insurance:

Travel Insurance is an important part of any booking. We recommend everyone who travels with us has taken out adequate travel insurance which includes cover for the full value of your holiday with us.

If you would like to obtain cover for your trip please feel free to contact specialist Insurance Brokers, Campbell Irvine Direct for a quote. GoKo Travels is an Introducer Appointed Representative of Campbell Irvine Ltd who are Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority .

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Covid-19:

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Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, the safety and wellbeing of all of our travellers, leaders, suppliers and staff remains our top priority. Not only have we updated our booking policies so you can flexibly amend booking arrangements before departure and get the most out of your holidays while away, we have also introduced new measures and safety guidelines so you can travel with GoKo Travels safely and securely.

What does this new booking policy mean for me?:

Fully Flexible bookings for peace of mind - We understand that sometimes plans change. That’s why GoKo Travels have updated our booking policies, so you now have full flexibility to change your travel plans if needed.

Our flexible booking policy includes:

(a) Free date changes up to 45days prior to departure - with no interest or added fees

(b) Full refund giving if you have to cancel the trip due to any COVID-19 related issues or international restrictions.

(c) You can now lock in your trip with a small refundable deposit and then pay the rest in instalments whenever you like, with no interest or fees.

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Giving Back

As part of our commitment to preserving planet earth, we donate 3% of our profits to GoKo Travel's registered non-for-profit, "The GoKo Earth Preservation".

The GoKo Earth Preservation has been set up to protect and preserve the natural habitats of our planet and to conserve and enhance the biodiversity of threatened environments and endangered species around the globe. This is achieved through rewilding, reforestation and marine conservation projects, alongside local community support.

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Securing A Rainforest Reserve

Support the purchase of our very own GoKo Rainforest reserve - preserving biodiversity and protecting endangered species in the world's most important habitat.

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Assisting Marine Conservation

With your help, we can buy boats to support marine conservation; securing the future for our fragile oceans and the wonderful beings that inhabit them.

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Creating New National Parks

By helping with the creation of new parks, we can support local economies, empower native communities and put healthy landscapes into permanent protection.

Carbon Offsetting as Standard

Although all of our GoKo holidays promise to warm your hearts, we don’t want it to contribute to warming the planet.

For every trip booked with us, we support a 3-step carbon offset scheme to calculate and neutralise your holiday footprint, allowing you to travel conscious free. This covers every step of the journey where you travel with us, from international flights to hotel heating, transport, food and more.

The GoKo Carbon Offsetting scheme does not focus on just planting trees, but rather the purchasing, persevering and protecting standing forests from deforestation and degradation - helping revive forests back to full health and avoiding the release of stored carbon. This also enables the regeneration of degraded habitats, which gradually re-absorb atmospheric CO2.

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