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Organic farm in Terena - Alentejo, Portugal

Bedrooms 1
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 60 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Parking


About the property

House in a traditional Alentejo estate and organic farm.

Enjoy a cottage atmosphere in your unique accommodation which offer you all of the amenities that you may need during your long stay.

Monte dos Vicentes is the right place for those who wants peace, spent quality time, just rest and enjoy life or even can do their work from home. The light, colours and fragrances of an unspoiled land will easily make you feel relaxed and apreciatte the good life in the nature.

This is one of the hidden treasures of Europe: castles, cathedrals, archeology, ancient forest, and unaltered gastronomy. From slate and marble, to olives and deep red wine, to the privilege of star gazing every night in the one that’s considered the Europe’s clearest night skies.

Come and live the good life!

More Details

César Fontes
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 September, 2017

About César Fontes

Alwayas available for any tips about what to do or see in Alentejo.

Why César Fontes chose Municipality of Alandroal

The world turns a little slower in the Alentejo... and life on Monte Vicentes slips softly by with little noise or stress.

We have a large olive grove, an orchard and vegetable garden and we also raise sheep and chickens. Having long since banned the use of any chemicals on the farm, we have been certified as organic, with permission to use the European ‘biological agriculture’ endorsement.

If you prefer to simply watch farm life unfold, rather than actively participate, we have five patios to compete for your slumbers! The pool patio is also where we have barbeques, then there is a patio in front of the guest cottages and another with views over the orchard and vegetable garden, another where you can relax at the waterfall coming from our fountain and also the hammocks patio where you just can have a nap.

What makes this farmhouse unique

We will provide you with detailed maps and inside info that will give you a deep appreciation of this unspoiled corner of Europe: castles, cathedrals; archeology; ancient forest and unaltered gastronomy. From slate and marble to olives and deep red wine... and of course, when the night falls, each night, you’ll have the privilege to star gazing in the one that’s considered the Europe’s clearest night skies.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Municipality of Alandroal in Évora District

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (semi-detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Telescope
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Boat
  • Golf Cart
  • Golf Clubs
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • 4 bicycles
  • 16 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


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Organic farm in Terena - Alentejo, Portugal
average rating of 4.7297297 based on 37 reviews


  • 5 of 5

O Monte dos Vicentes acabou por se tornar um lugar fantástico. Foram dias de calmaria, de sol piscina, diversão e descanso. Ideal para levar crianças e mostrar-lhes o que de melhor tem o campo. É verdade que o sol e o calor podem ser fortes, mas nada que umas sombras frescas e uns banhos de piscina não resolvam. Apesar de ser uma terra pequena, Terena tem uma vista linda sobre as planícies alentejanas, e ainda assim situada entre Redondo, Alandroal ou Vila Viçosa e mesmo Elvas, permite uns excelentes passeios a pouco tempo de distância do Monte. Enfim, umas férias excelentes, num local a roçar o idílico numa companhia incansável nos pedidos efectuados, como é o caso do Sr. César, (o dono) ou dos pais deste, responsáveis na sua ausência. A repetir sem qualquer dúvida.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We truly love staying in Monte dos Vicentes

If you want to relax close to the stars, on natural enviroment this is the place!!!

The farm has 4 houses for rent very well equiped,in a traditional alentejo style, simple but with very good taste. Near the pool you have a barbecue were you can cook and take bath, or simply enjoy the evening with a glass of wine from one of the best demarcated regions of the world.

At the same time the geographic location is so good that you are nearby from Évora and other historical villages like Monsaraz.

The owner is very helpful and gentle ( he gave us some biologic tomatoes and olives from the farm).

Definitely we are going to come back

  • Review Submitted: 12-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Duas semanas fantasticas no Monte dos Vicentes

  • 5 of 5

Foi uma experiencia verdadeiramente única e 2 semanas fantásticas onde tudo correu bem.

A quinta é fabulosa, a casa agradável e confortável.

É indescritível o contacto permanente com a natureza, o silêncio da noite, o céu estrelado, o por do sol!

E nunca mais vamos esquecer a fabulosa noite com a observação da Lua e o planeta Marte.

Queremos também AGRADECER a simpatia, disponibilidade e o bom trato de toda a família (Cesar, R., S e V.)

Parabéns e obrigado por tudo César! Vamos voltar!

P.S. – (Criançada R., S e V): adorámos as tardes de sopa de letras e as brincadeiras na piscina.

Família Afonso (Paulo, Susana, Marta e Madalena)

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Magnifiques vacances

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un magnifique séjour chez César. Ce séjour a été le plus beau moment de notre voyage. Nous nous sommes tout de suite sentis bien. Le calme, les animaux, la piscine. Chez César, nous avons appris à prendre le temps, à observer la nature... Les trois enfants de César sont adorables et se sont très bien entendus avec les nôtres. Quel joie d'aller chercher nos légumes dans le potager de César pour cuisiner notre repas. Chaque matin, nous commandions à César un bon pain qui arrivait tout chaud. Les environs sont également magnifiques. César est disponible, souriant et serviable. Bref, une adresse de charme qui nous laissera un souvenir magnifique.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Uma semana fantastica

  • 5 of 5

Foi uma semana fantastica. Adoramos o contacto permanente com a natureza, o silencio da noite, a simpatia do Cesar e dos rapazes, a piscina, os cantos acolhedores, e o Faial (o cao).

O nosso filho adorou as brincadeiras com as outras criancas, o poder participar nas actividades com os animais, as brincadeiras em geral, a piscina... Em resumo a liberdade!!!

As instalacoes optimas inseridas num cenario, que nos suspende no tempo, e que agora nos provoca um sorriso nos labios quando nos recordamos dos dias fantasticos que la passamos...


  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Accueillant, calme, serénité, bel endroit !!!!

  • 4 of 5

Nous avons séjourné 4 nuits chez Cesar. Le monte, les chambres sont agréables, C'est un lieu idéal pour les jeunes enfants en quête de découvertes. À recommander !

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
200 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Reguengos de Monsaraz
Nearest Train
50 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
200 Kilometres
Vila Nova de Mil Fontes
Car: recommended

Monte Vicentes is placed in the surroundings of the medieval village of Terena. Nearby you can make birdwatching, trekking, fishing, cycling and many other outside activities. The historical cities of Évora and Elvas are at 30 minutes away. The Great LAke Alqueva (the biggest artificial lake of Europe) stays only at 15 minutes away. Here you can taste local snacks, wines, cheeses and sausages that we can prepare for you in Monte Vicentes.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Municipality of Alandroal, Alentejo

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60 night minimum stay
for 60 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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