Convento do Espinheiro Recommended by New York Times Book


The Convento do Espinheiro in the Alentejo has been featured in a new book entitled 36 Hours – 125 Weekends in Europe, published by The New York Times.
The book includes details of over 500 restaurants and 400 hotels as well as some 800 photos and illustrations taken from the newspaper's archive.
Part of the prestigious Starwood chain of luxury hotels and resorts, Convento do Espinheiro was converted from a 15th century building just 2 km from the centre of Évora. The hotel has 92 rooms, a restaurant, piano bar, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, a modern spa and 8 hectares of gardens.