Herdade dos Grous
Magnificent country estates like VILA VITA's 'Herdade dos Grous' are nestled in beautiful countryside composed of olive groves, cork oak forests and vineyards, located just 11 miles from Beja (direction Lisbon).
Along the way you will see picturesque white villages on hilltops surrounded by fortified walls – testimony to long and fierce battles against the Moors.
'Herdade dos Grous' (estate of the cranes) is an exquisite country estate that offers tranquility and unspoilt nature on more than 1700 acres. Splendid colorful gardens, 240 acres of artificial lake, vineyards and olive groves await our guests. Our visitors can learn all about horse breeding, olive plantations, organic farming and the cultivation of top-class wines like our own red wine, awarded 'Best red wine of Alentejo 2004'.
The Herdade dos Grous has 24 rooms with approximately 50m2 areas, all tastefully decorated and equipped with fireplace, air conditioning/heating, satellite
TV, Wi-Fi, telephone, safe, mini bar, and complete bathroom facilities.
So you can fully enjoy the place, we have at your disposal Bicycles, Paddle-Boats, Fishing Poles,Tennis Court and Sauna.
12 Double rooms
7 Junior Suites
2 Suites (2 persons)
3 Suites (4 persons)
Savor culinary highlights in our restaurant with typical Alentejo cuisine prepared predominantly with our home-grown produce. Our talented Chefs thrive on combining traditional regional cooking with the latest trends in modern culinary art.
The dining room offers seating for 90 guests and the terrace allows for breathtaking panoramic views of the estate and the vineyards.
Upon request, we would be delighted to organize your private functions and special events.
Herdade dos Grous offers its guests a relaxing and fun country retreat, ideal for group activities, motivational programmes, which improve the performance of the team and each individual´s personality.
The Herdade dos Grous restaurant, featuring authentic regional cuisine, has a capacity for 90 persons.
The Wine Bar, offers wine tastings and regional "tapas".
Terrace with panoramic views, with capacity for 120 persons, catering for cocktails and banquets.
Beautiful grounds, including a lake and an infinity pool overlooking the lake, where a vast offering of leisure activities can be enjoyed.
Children´s playground area near the restaurant.
We invite you to turn your stay into an unforgettable experience. Wine cellar visits with wine tasting, guided tours across the farm on foot, on horse, by tractor or in a hot air balloon – discover the unique appeal of Herdade dos Grous.
Certainly the most comfortable way to get to Herdade dos Grous is by helicopter. You will enjoy a bird's eye view of this magnificent countryside, the vines and the artificial lake from the same perspective as our eponyms: the cranes.
The Alentejo region - the largest province in Portugal - still exudes traditional Portuguese charm and showcases its Moorish heritage, evident in its architecture. The climate is subject to a unique combination of Continental and Mediterranean influences: little precipitation and very warm weather from spring till grape harvest in autumn – ideal conditions for the cultivation of premium quality wines.