• Spring in the Alentejo

    . Spring starts in February here, and even if we get some cold spells from time to time, it is a very pleasant time with lots of bright, sunny weather. To see everything grow, experience the days getting longer, the……………..

  • wishing you all well

    A very happy Christmas and all the best for the coming year from all of us in Alentejo Luminoso An early walk on Christmas Eve just as the sun breaks through the morning fog… …and by the time we arrive at……………..

  • Impressions from a long summer

      October arrived and the warm dry weather still continued. So many wonderful moments during a long, long summer. Highlight of the last few weeks: the first lambs are born Even in the height of summer, there are beaches at……………..

  • Easter Wishes

        Primavera, the portuguese word for spring: lots of flowers are out and the fields green. We had sufficient rain to keep the vegetation going, but the lake has not come up so far, the river hardly ever running, as the……………..

  • Glorious December

    We can look back to a year with a lot of sunshine, glorious warm days from early spring, throughout summer, autumn, up to now Tomatoes and peppers still ripen in the garden, lettuce and other vegetables are growing very well……………..

  • Time passes

    months have gone by, months of dry, warm days, lots of sunshine, ripe fruit and veggies.. months of long walks around the lake, on endless stretches of pasture, encountering cattle, birds, wildlife, long days with warm evenings and BBQ’s, turning……………..

  • May, oh May

    ANIMALS, HAY AND SUMMERY WEATHER The hay is made, what a pleasure to look at all the big golden bales, taking in the smell, feeling crispiness of the stems! Chicken and their offspring enjoy the grains falling out of the……………..

  • from Ice Cold Mornings to Spring

    three quiet months have passed, spring has come slowly, after many a frosty morning and very little rain people and animals are well all giving their best!  

  • Christmas and New Year

      It is hard to believe that another year has nearly passed. This year brought many visitors from all over the world. We thank them all for staying here, becoming part of our beautiful place. We love to share its……………..

  • Already November

    Now is the time to book next years holidays in sunny Alentejo