Herdade da Malhadinha Nova


Overview

A land of endless horizons and rich history, Baixo Alentejo is one of Portugal’s best-kept secrets. Herdade da Malhadinha Nova, proud members of Relais & Châteaux, sits in the heart of this region in the charming village of Albernoa. The perfect escape for wine and art lovers, this family-owned hotel and estate is surrounded by 450 hectares of vineyards and rolling fields. The owners are passionate about sustainability and regeneration and designed Malhadinha as a beacon to preserve its land, history, culture, and community for future generations to enjoy. There are five different spaces for accommodations that comprise of 26 rooms, which include 14 suites, 7 double rooms plus two villas, all reflecting the natural beauty of Alentejan architecture. Suites have private terraces and balconies, while villas offer more exclusivity, with private pools and spacious living quarters. Casa das Artes e Ofícios, a two-suite villa, and Casa da Ribeira, a three-suite villa, offers tailored services and amenities. Inside, handcrafted marble details and pieces mingle with contemporary artwork by local artisans. There is a working Stud farm along with lush vineyards, olive groves, and a vegetable garden from which the hotel’s restaurant gathers its fresh produce. The stunning panoramic pool offers guests a relaxing afternoon of sunbathing and incredible views, while the spa offers a jacuzzi, hammam, and luxurious massage therapies from around the world. The property’s airy and welcoming reception area also acts as a wine bar and communal tasting space, while the farm-to-table restaurant helmed by Michelin-starred chef Joachim Koerper offers a menu of traditional Alentejan dishes made with produce from the estate’s organic farm, from honey and eggs to fresh vegetables, olive oil and bread. The estate’s Alentejo cattle, black pigs and lambs are also all local breeds. Activities and experiences on property include wine tasting and vineyard/winery tours, hot air balloon rides, picnics, canoeing down the Guadiana River, cooking and artisanal bread-baking classes, horseback riding, archery, pottery workshops, and much more.

Accommodations

Herdade da Malhadinha Nova offers five different spaces comprising of 26 rooms, which include 14 suites, 7 double rooms plus 2 villas. Their two-suite villa and a three-suite villa offer tailored services and amenities. Each accommodation has white-washed walls and tiled floors, reflecting the natural beauty of the surrounding land and honoring classic Alentejan architecture. Suites have private terraces and balconies, as well as common areas including a library, wine bar, fireplace, and kitchen/dining area, while villas offer more exclusivity, with private pools and spacious living quarters. Bathrooms come equipped with Claus Porto toiletries. Accommodations are filled with crafts made by local artisans, including handmade chairs, and use regional materials found on the estate. All accommodations include King size beds with 300 thread count Egyptian Cotton Sheets, central heating and air-conditioning. Room service is available for every meal in addition to reserving a Private Chef (additional fee applies).

Each villa reflects a different inspiration, from bucolic Alentejan culture to modern art, and they all portray various chapters in the history of this unique family-owned estate. Villa rentals include the “slow living” Casa da Ribeira and the art-inspired Casa da Artes e Ofícios.

Monte da Peceguina:
Located a 3-minute walk from Reception
(7) Double Rooms-344 sq. ft. (2 Adults + 1 Child)
(1) Junior Suite-430 sq. ft. (2 Adults + 1 Child)
(2) Suite-538 sq. ft. (2 Adults + 2 Children)

Room Amenities:
• Claus Porto bathroom amenities
• Room service available for every meal (rate on request)
• 2 Shared Swimming pools (one heated)
• Full bathrooms with Duravitt fixtures and bathtub
• Library, Wine Bar and Living room with fireplaces
• Television, Ipad and Bose speakers in every room
• Terraces and porches with sun loungers

Casa do Ancoradouro:
Located a 10-minute walk from Reception
(7) Suite-1,076 sq. ft. (2 Adults + 2 Children)

Room Amenities:
• Claus Porto bathroom amenities
• Room service available for every meal (rate on request)
• Complimentary mini bars (water and 2 bottles 375 ml of wine) refilled on request only
• 1 shared swimming pool
• 1900’s Steinway & Sons Grand Piano
• Full bathrooms with an Agape bathtub and walk-in shower
• Kitchen, Library, Wine Bar and Living room with fireplaces
• Television, Ipad, Harman Kardon speakers in every room
• Terraces and porches with sun loungers

Casa das Pedras:
Located a 5-minute walk from Reception
(4) Suite-1,076 sq. ft. (2 Adults)

Room Amenities:
• Claus Porto bathroom amenities
• Room service available for every meal (rate on request)
• Complimentary mini bars (water and 2 bottles 375 ml of wine) refilled on request only
• 1 heated pool with exterior views overlooking the Alentejo landscape
• Full bathrooms with an Agape bathtub
• Television, Ipad and Harman Kardon speakers in every room

Casa da Ribeira (Villa):
Located a 7-minute walk from Reception
(3) Suites-3,982 sq. ft. (2 Adults + 2 Children)

Room Amenities:
• Claus Porto bathroom amenities
• Room service available for every meal (rate on request)
• Complimentary mini bars (water and 2 bottles 375 ml of wine) refilled on request only
• 1 private swimming pool
• Full bathrooms with Duravitt bathtub
• Kitchen, Living and dining room
• Television, Ipad and Harman Kardon speakers in every room

Casa das Artes e Ofícios (Villa):
Located a 7-minute walk from Reception
(2) Double Room-1,937 sq. ft. (2 Adults + 1 Child)

Room Amenities:
• Claus Porto bathroom amenities
• Room service available for every meal (rate on request)
• Complimentary Electrolux mini bars (water and 2 bottles 750 ml of wine) refilled on request only
• 1 private swimming pool
• Full bathroom with an Agape bathtub
• Library and kitchen with 1 SMEG fridge
• Television and Harman Kardon speakers in every room
• Terraces and porches with sun loungers

Amenities

• Babysitting
• Bose Sound System
• Claus Porto Bathroom Toiletries
• In-room Dining
• In-room ipad
• Library
• Organic Garden
• Pet-friendly
• Pool
• Restaurant
• Wi-Fi
• Winery
• Wine Bar

Activities

• 4x4 rental
• Archery
• Beekeeping
• Bread-baking Classes
• Biking
• Birdwatching
• Cooking classes
• Canoe
• Cultural Visits
• Fishing
• Flights in Hot-air Balloons
• Helicopter Tours
• Hiking
• Horseback Riding
• Massages
• Mountain Biking
• Nature walks
• Pastry Classes
• Picnics
• Pottery workshop
• Skydiving
• Sauna
• Tennis
• Winery Tours and Tastings
• Yoga

Location

NEAREST AIRPORT:
Faro Gago Coutinho Airport (FAO) and Lisbon International Airport (LIS)

Herdade da Malhadinha Nova, located in Albernoa, Beja, in the heart of Portugal's Baixo Alentejo region, set on a 450-hectare private estate dotted with vineyards and rolling hills. It is approximately a 1-hour and 20 minute drive from Faro Gago Coutinho Airport (FAO) or a 2-hour drive from Lisbon International Airport (LIS). The property is also a 3-hour drive from Seville, Spain.

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