A Stylish Retreat on Portugal’s Alentejo Coast

View all 10 Photos

a-stylish-retreat-on-portugals-alentejo-coast-gessato-1

Just an hour drive from Lisbon, Portugal and a short distance away from the popular Comporta area you can find a beautiful retreat that offers guests a stylish home away from home in a picturesque landscape. The Alentejo Beach House is perched on top of a hill, surrounded by olive, orange, and lemon trees. The view is stunning, as guests can enjoy the sight of the sunset over the ocean as well as rolling hills and a large area of green forests, located in between the house and the beach. The entire resort has been designed by renowned architect Manuel Aires Mateus, hired by the two owners to create their dream vacation house they could rent throughout the year but also enjoy with family and friends. Four separate structures provide sleeping spaces for up to eight people, in three bungalows with a bedroom each and in the main building, which houses the lounge area, kitchen, and the fourth bedroom. A heated swimming pool stretches towards the ocean, a patch of blue on the green backdrop of lush vegetation. The decking space is ideal for sunbathing and relaxing. An outdoor lounge space is specifically designed to give the impression of being both inside and in the middle of nature, thanks to wooden floors, concrete walls, and an open ceiling. The design of the retreat takes inspiration from the traditional houses found on the Alentejo coast, blended with contemporary minimalism. Benched concrete walls and wooden floors are complemented by white paint, while vintage and modern pieces of furniture appear throughout the interior. Beautiful pristine beaches are only 15 minutes away, but with such a fantastic accommodation, guests may very well forget that. Images courtesy of Manuel Aires Mateus.

a-stylish-retreat-on-portugals-alentejo-coast-gessato-2

a-stylish-retreat-on-portugals-alentejo-coast-gessato-3

a-stylish-retreat-on-portugals-alentejo-coast-gessato-4

a-stylish-retreat-on-portugals-alentejo-coast-gessato-5

a-stylish-retreat-on-portugals-alentejo-coast-gessato-8

a-stylish-retreat-on-portugals-alentejo-coast-gessato-7

a-stylish-retreat-on-portugals-alentejo-coast-gessato-9

Take me there

  • Naked Stables Resort

    A two hour trip away from China’s largest city, Shanghai, Moganshan stuns with its magical…

  • Sublime Comporta

    Surrounded by rice fields, umbrella pines, vineyards, and miles of pristine white beaches, Sublime Comporta…

  • San Cristobal Hotel In Mexico

    A dream getaway for those who love peace, quiet and seeing breathtaking views every day,…

More for you

  • Living Unit By OFIS Architects

    More than just a distinctive structure, Living Unit provides a convenient and versatile shelter or…

  • Gemma Observatory

    Somewhere in central New Hampshire, in a remote area surrounded by trees, a one-of-a-kind building…

  • Kew House By McLaren.Excell Studio

    Part Victorian house, part former stable yard, this beautiful property in London recently underwent a…

  • Locanda By Mezzo Atelier

    After transforming a Milan beer shop into a stunning space with exposed brick architecture details…

  • PH Lavalleja By CCPM Arquitectos

    Compact living spaces usually test the creativity of architecture and interior design studios. But PH…

  • GO Home By GO Logic

    Prefab homes offer numerous advantages over traditional houses, which explains why they’ve been so popular…

Close Cart

Simple Share Buttons