Quinta das Lavandas is located at the heart of the Serra de São Mamede Natural Park, just 4 km from the center of Castelo de Vide, one of the most beautiful towns in the Portugal. This magnificent and unique country estate house has 20 acres of lavenders plantation.
Sítio de Val Dornas - Castelo de Vide
All the property was reconverted into an agro-tourism project and has the lavender as great protagonist.
In the farm there are about 65 thousand feet of lavender (Lavender) divided in two main varieties: Lavandula angustifolia and Lavandim thick bleu. The main purpose of this plantation of lavenders is the production of essential oils and the development of traditional products.
Quinta das lavandas is the result of the will of two people: Teresa Tomé and Estevão de Moura, who thought and believed in a unique and innovative project. The main house and outbuildings were adapted into agritourism and are perfectly aligned with this environment of excellence. Here you can relax, enjoy the comfort and pleasant bedrooms, the balconies, the swimming pool and many agricultural and leisure activities.
In the amazing Lavenders’ garden, the guests and visitors, can observe the largest existing collection of lavenders in Portugal, are more than 40 varieties of lavender in many different colors (white, pink, red, lilac) and different forms . The garden is a feast for the eyes and senses to inebriation. Furthermore, here the guests can be engaging in multiple activities: birdwatching, walking, hiking, biking, riding, enjoying the surroundings, bathing in the dam of Póvoa e Meadas, visiting the historic centers the mountains or simply discover the real Alentejo.