Connect with Nature at Craveiral in Portugal's Sun-Splashed Alentejo
Where Luxury Meets Simplicity
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“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”
- Leonardo da Vinci
Dear Postcard Travellers,
Imagine a tranquil escape in Portugal’s sun-splashed Alentejo region, halfway between the countryside and the sea. Close your eyes and taste the sunshine in the nourishing food plucked fresh from the garden. Swim in the silky waters of a crystal-clear pool. Sink into soft sheets in your home away from home.
This is Craveiral, where you can immerse yourself in the simple luxuries.
A connection to the earth is effortless here. You can harvest what you've planted. Open windows to invite serenity, walk barefoot on the fertile earth and surrender to the fresh air and sunshine.
Welcome to Craveiral!
Editor-in-Chief, Postcard Travel Club
Craveiral is your peaceful home away from home.
Located just 15 minutes from Portugal’s famed Zambujeira do Mar and Carvalhal beaches, this collection of 38 exquisite homes sprinkled across nine hectares blends nature with modern comforts.
Time flows at your own pace here. Bask in the gentle breeze and fresh air. Explore the pristine beaches of the Alentejo Coast, or experience the joy of horseback or quad bike riding, surf lessons or yoga classes.
Wellness is a top priority, too. Heated indoor and outdoor pools await for a cool dip, and you can work out at the gym; book a soothing massage; or relax at the sauna, hammam and jacuzzi.
At Craveiral you can do all of these things, or you can perfect the art of doing nothing. It’s your choice.
Spark your Creativity with an Artist’s Residency
Unleash your creativity with BLANK100, a nomadic project that now partners with Craveiral for a long-term artist residencies.
This collaboration provides a haven for artists to explore their craft amidst the serene landscapes and inspiring ethos of Craveiral, all while focusing on sustainable practices and environmental awareness.
Join other artists on a creative journey where innovation meets eco-conscious expression.
Go Horseback Riding
An equestrian adventure at Craveiral is a rewarding way to explore the surrounding countryside. As you saddle up, the gentle breeze whispers through the golden fields, and the sun casts a warm glow on your path.
Craveiral’s well-trained horses become your companions, guiding you through the tranquil landscapes of the Alentejo region. Whether you're a novice or an experienced rider, exploring the scenic beauty on horseback is an unforgettable experience.
Relax in Your Home Away from Home
Step into a realm of refined luxury at Craveiral, spanning nine hectares of pure serenity. Choose from sustainable accommodations, each designed to elevate your stay.
Furnished with responsibly sourced pieces, the Farmloft invites romance with its private pool. Quinta House, a one-bedroom cottage, blends elegance with a U-shaped kitchen and minimalist design. For family or friend retreats, the two-bedroom houses offer 85 square meters of opulence, featuring Hastens mattresses, a cork bathtub and a private pool.
Casa do Quinteiro comes with Smeg equipment, a library and exclusive pool access.
Your unparalleled luxury escape awaits. Best of all, pets are welcome!
Enjoy Garden-to-Table Dining
Welcome to FarmTable at Craveiral! Here, you can embrace the ‘garden-to-table’ philosophy spotlighting local and organic products, with hearty seasonal dishes cooked like our grandparents. Around 70 percent of ingredients flourish in their own gardens, while the remaining 30 percent hail from local Odemira producers.
Join the chef’s and harvest your own salad from the lush gardens. As you savor your breakfast eggs, laid by Craveiral’s contented hens, you contribute to a sustainable and balanced ecosystem.
Outdoor tables offer a communion with nature, elevating your dining experience. Dining here is more than just a meal, it’s a celebration of nature's bounty.
Flavour with Purpose
Craveiral Pizzeria with Vida by In Bocca al Lupo blends flavour with purpose. This unique venue employs young people with intellectual challenges. As you indulge in delectable creations, you're not just savoring exceptional cuisine; you're contributing to a community-driven journey toward a better, more inclusive future.
At Craveiral environmental responsibility is not just a concept, it’s a lifestyle. From the artisan pieces crafted in Portugal to the soothing rustle of leaves in the native forest and the garden-to-table dining, Craveiral cherishes conscious choices.
Witness the Circular Economy in action. In the garden, a mini composting center transforms organic waste into nutrient-rich fertilizer for the farm, and Craveiral’s happy goats, pigs, and chickens enjoy the surplus vegetables, creating a harmonious cycle.
Join this eco-conscious journey, where every action aligns with a vision of sustainability and environmental stewardship.
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