As well outside Monte Campanador every visitor can have fun with sports activities, gastronomic experiences and also by boating on the private lake. The beach is nearby for boating, water skiing, wind surfing and the increasingly popular kitesurfing. Guests will enjoy the excellent restaurants around. And how about a visit to one of the many vineyards and wineries. For a tour, tasting or stocking your wine cellar directly from the source. It’s all in the Alentejo and the charming town of Ourique.
In close proximity, you will find old towns with a rich history. July 25 1139 is the day of the Battle of Ourique, where King Afonso of Portugal defeated an army of Almoravids under Emir Ali ibn Yusuf. After this battle Portugal was declared independent of the kingdoms of Leon and Castile. This day is celebrated every year.