Offering an illuminated outdoor pool and sun terrace, Monte do Colmeal is a traditional Portuguese building on a hill in the Alentejo countryside. Wi-Fi, parking and rental bicycles are all free. Tiled floors and ceilings feature in the rooms and floor-to-ceiling curtains line the windows. Each looks out over the courtyard or garden and some have a balcony with landscape views. A daily buffet breakfast is served under the exposed bricks of the dining room’s vaulted ceiling. Barbecue facilities are available and restaurants can be found in Mourao, 3 km away. The homely lounge has armchairs facing a TV and fireplace. For children there are swings in the spacious garden. Mourao Castle is 10 minutes by car from Monte do Colmeal, while the wine cellars of Granja are under 20 minutes. Beja International Airport is 106 km away.