Essence of Portugal (20D/19N)from €910
Opened in June 2005, this luxurious five-star hotel is part of the prestigious Starwood chain of luxury hotels and resorts. Converted from a 15th century building, the Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, is conveniently located just 2 km from the centre of Évora, a city classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1986. Besides 92 sumptuous guest-rooms, the resort has an extensive range of on-site facilities including an upmarket restaurant, piano bar, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, a modern spa and 8 hectares of gardens.
It has just been justly awarded Portugal's Leading Spa Resort by the World Travel Awards 2009. It has also been recognized as the only Portuguese Hotel in 500 best World Hotels in 2010 by the renowned magazine "Travel and Leisure"!!