“Quinta do Marvão is a little retreat in the heart of Serra de São Mamede, where nature and tranquillity meet in perfect harmony. The panoramic views give you a warm welcome for a stay full of activities, with only one rule: enjoy the silence.”

Once upon a time…

With a unique location in the heart of Serra de São Mamede Natural Park and Ecological Reserve, it is in an enchanted valley that you will find the lovely Quinta do Marvão.

Just 3 kilometres away from the Quinta is the medieval town of Marvão, on its rocky escarpment at an altitude of over 800 m, which is of stunning beauty and has a historical legacy of incomparable value. It is from the 2 charming rooms and cottage that we send you this invitation to wake up to the sound of sheep walking on the Roman road, which leads to Marvão along signposted paths.

Enjoy a delicious breakfast in the romantic atmosphere of the granite arcades in the stillness of the Alentejo porch and prepare yourself for moments of relaxation or adventure.

In the town, you can walk the medieval streets and visit the castle; outside the city walls, you can explore old Roman roads, on foot or on horseback, and watch the birds in their natural habitat. Moments of pure contact with nature. All this without forgetting the excellent food and good Alentejo wines. 


  • The panoramic views overlooking the Serra de São Mamede Natural Park and Ecological Reserve
  • The house is away from all the hustle and bustle, but just a few minutes away from the Marvão Town and the Portalegre City
  • The warm reception of the hosts
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  • We are Portuguese and know the hidden corners of our land better than anyone
  • We work with the best experts in the activities provided
  • We take every care when selecting your accommodation
  • Online reservation with immediate confirmation



The owners, Irene and Jorge Van Krieken, both journalists by training and profession, chose to leave the hustle and bustle of Lisbon to continue their demanding professions in the countryside while, at the same time, making their dream of having a rural tourism establishment with ecological charm come true. It was in Marvão, in the heart of Serra de São Mamede, that they found this retreat which they now call “Quinta do Marvão”.

  • 2 rooms
  • 1 Eco cottage
  • Lounge
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Panoramic balcony
  • The charming Marvão castle, a world heritage candidate
  • The typical “Sever” restaurant in Portagem
  • Visit the Jewish quarter in Castelo de Vide
Quinta do Marvão, Vale De Rodão, 7330-151 Marvão

GPS Coordinates: N 39º 24′ 30,39” , W 7º 23′ 21,9”

Head towards Portalegre/Castelo de Vide/Portagem.
When you arrive at Portagem, head for Marvão. After 2.5 km, turn left at the signpost for VALE DE RODAO and Casa de Campo; after 150 metres, turn right at the signpost for VALE DE RODAO. Carry on down the road for 800 metres and, immediately after the corner to the left, turn right onto a small stone road. 300 metres ahead, you will find Quinta do Marvão on your left. 

Reservations: a deposit equivalent to 50% of the total cost of the reservation is required.

Cancellation: If cancelled, a penalty equal to 50% of the total cost of the reservation will be charged. If cancelled too late, or in the event of a no-show, a penalty of 100% of the total cost of the reservation will be charged.

Check in from 2.30 pm to 11.00 pm
Check out from 8.00 am to noon

Payment methods: American Express, Visa, MasterCard and cash.

Small pets are allowed at Quinta do Marvão, subject to prior confirmation.



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