Casa da Vigia

The House

Casa da Vigia situated in the Parque Natural da Serra de São Mamede, at 700m altitude, one of the most important nature reserves Portuguese Natura 2000, deployed the hillside, with a magnificent view over the northern lands of Alentejo. Situated in a quiet area where you can wake up to the chirping of birds and fall asleep with a perfect symphony of crickets and cicadas. The harmony between the green of the garden and mounted cork, invites quiet bird watching or reading a good book near the natural pool, surrounded by local vegetation and fauna, with a mild temperature, to savor the aromas or listening to the silence of the stars.

Casa da Vigia, as the result of the restoration of a rural house, rebuilt with traditional materials and with a tasteful decoration, is for exclusivity use. The harmony between tradition and modernity, translate into comfort and welfare, so that their stay in to rest and socialize with friends and family. Located 400m from the mountain village of Careers, 10km from the city of Portalegre and Marvão and less of Castelo de Vide. Here you will find the right environment to relax and unwind from your daily routine! Forget everything and make the most of your holidays with nature. Casa da Vigia is the ideal place to stay and feel the different seasons in Alentejo, to start the discovery of this wonderful region.

Terms of Accommodation

Casa da Vigia is available to guests from 15pm. | Check Out should be done before 11 am. | Changes can be combined previously with the owners, conditioned by the previous and subsequent property availability. | Guests must leave all the dishes and utensils washed and tidy. | Maid service and change of linen and towels will be made only upon request (for a fee of 50€).


This house is located in the heart of the Natural Park, and offers a stay in a property with 5ha of exclusive use, which keeps agriculture (gardener who cares for the garden) and livestock (grazing site by goats).
The site is quiet and safe, no need to close the entrance gate. However, if you want, you may do so.
All equipments installed in the home are electrical (the electric panel is located near the kitchen door).
Organic waste can be placed in the green container located on the road (after leaving the property turn left (50m). - To recycle there are containers on the village center (Rossio, Carreiras).
The house is supplied with borehole water properly for consumption.
The water of the natural pool can be replaced during the stay, combining with owners: approximately 4 hours to dump and 10 hours to full (recommended charging during the night because the house will be without water supply).