Herdade da Matinha Country House & Restaurant

Alentejo - Rural Hotel

Herdade da Matinha is located in the heart of the Natural Park of the Costa Vicentina, next to the village of Cercal do Alentejo, just 15 kilometers away from the unspoiled white sand beaches of what is considered one of Europe’s most beautiful coastlines. Away from everything, yet conveniently close to everything, Matinha is the perfect remote paradise to reconnect with Nature and spend quality time with family and friends, while gathering around the table to enjoy savory homemade food and amazing wine. The atmosphere is like staying at an old family friend’s country house rather than at a hotel – this old friend being Alfredo Moreira da Silva, who bought the original four-bedroom house with no electricity or water and transformed it into what it is now. The estate now encompasses the Owners House and 35 rooms and suites distributed across four other buildings, inspired by the traditional Alentejo houses, the local farms and the agricultural barns. Matinha also features a restaurant – Mesa – where guests can enjoy a homey breakfast, a light lunch menu that changes throughout the year and a full dinner menu, that varies everyday according to the season, what the land has to offer and, of course, the chef’s inspiration. The restaurant also features gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian options. Guests at Herdade da Matinha also have access to a wellness center, a yoga hut, three swimming pools, a series of experiences from horse riding to hiking and surfing and pet friendly accommodations.

1 Night / APA

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Old House Double - baixa 102€/ alta 162€
Surf Lodge Double - baixa 112€/ alta 182€
Old House Suite - baixa 117€/ alta 212€
Family Farm House Deluxe - baixa 152€/ alta 257€
Rose Club Deluxe Superior - baixa 197€/ alta 317€
La Sete - baixa 247€/ alta 427€

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Herdade da Matinha encompasses five buildings: the Owners House, the Old House, the Surf Lodge, the Family Farmhouse and the Rose Club. The last two are the most recent ones, were built just in time for the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the estate and address the ever increasing wishes of the contemporary, savvy travelers. The Family Farmhouse was especially designed to accomodate families and inseparable groups of friends, with its 16 interconnected spacious rooms (eight on one side and eight on the other), a shared lobby with sitting areas where guests can enjoy playing board games, private outdoor areas and a dedicated swimming pool. The Rose Club is located in a completely location and is an adult-only building, carefully designed for those looking to reconnect with nature in a more sumptuous accommodation. A true refuge with a private lobby, private swimming pool and sitting area amidst the tranquility of the Alentejo inspired in the rural barns of the area with vast private gardens.


Alfredo Moreira da Silva

00 351 933 739 245

[email protected]

Herdade da Matinha

7555-231 Cercal do Alentejo

Cercal do Alentejo

GPS 37.795750, -8.689500