M'ar de Ar Aqueduto

Evora, Alentejo, Portugal

At a Glance

  • Unwind by the pool and enjoy views of Evora's Roman aqueduct

  • Located in the centre of Evora, within easy walking distance of the city's historical sites

  • A boutique property combining the 15th century exterior with contemporary design

  • Discover the flavours of Alentejo in the Degust'AR restaurant

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The south of Portugal has a mild climate with more that 300 days of sunshine a year. The weather generally warm and sunny in May with the risk of the odd shower of rain. Sometimes it can be cool in the evenings. By June the weather generally settles in a pattern of long hot sunny days and balmy evenings especially in July and August. June and September are particularly pleasurable months.

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Description

A former palace in the heart of Evora, the building housing M'ar de Ar Aqueduto dates back to the 15th century and has been lovingly restored to create a contemporary, luxurious retreat.

Located in the very centre of Evora, M'ar de Ar Aqueduto is surrounded by the cobbled streets and historic sites of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Once a 15th century palace, this unique building boasts a medieval chapel and vaulted ceilings alongside its contemporary design.

The 64 rooms and suites at M'ar de Ar Aqueduto are decorated in a modern style, incorporating neutral colours and a minimalist décor, with large windows leading on to spacious bathrooms. The rooms boast plenty of natural light, ensuring each room feels bright and airy.

Guests can discover the flavours of Alentejo at Restaurant Degust'AR, an elegant spot surrounded by arched ceilings and frescoes. Here Alentejan cuisine is at the forefront of the menu, with contemporary Mediterranean cuisine influencing the dishes. Guests can also enjoy traditional, authentic dishes from the region at the poolside Sabores do Alentejo, or opt for a simple snack at the Degust'AR Bistro. The Aqueduto Bar is the ideal spot for a glass of wine or a delicious cocktail, with views of Evora's Roman aqueduct.

After exploring the town, guests can unwind in M'ar de Ar Aqueduto's spa, which offers a sauna, Turkish bath and Vichy shower alongside relaxing treatments. Outside, the spacious pool area is the perfect place to soak up the sun.

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Accommodation

M'ar de Ar Aqueduto has 64 rooms and suites, decorated in a contemporary style. A selection of the rooms overlook the Roman aqueduct and others boast a private terrace. Spacious bathrooms provide both a bathtub and a walk-in shower, as well as luxurious Molton Brown amenities.

Childcare

Children are welcome at M'ar de Ar Aqueduto, however there are no specific childcare facilities.

Facilities

Guests have a variety of dining options at M'ar de Ar Aqueduto, from the elegant Restaurant Degust'AR to the simple and delicious traditional dishes at Sabores do Alentejo. The Degust'AR Bistro serves a range of snacks, and the Aqueduto Bar offers a cocktail menu and views of the Roman aqueduct.

Activities

Thanks to its location at the heart of Evora, M'ar de Ar Aqueduto is ideally located for exploring the town. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is surrounded by 14th century walls and boasts beautiful medieval architecture alongside fascinating Roman ruins.

Experiences

  • Evora walking tour

    Discover the charming medieval village of Evora with a guided walking tour of the town. Learn about the history of the region and this ancient town as you admire the picturesque architecture and surrounding Alentejan scenery.

  • Private bike tour of Sintra

    Explore the fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sintra by bike, admiring the unique palces and intriguing landscapes as you travel through the National Park. You'll then visit Cascais and explore this charming coastal town with your private guide.

Holiday Ideas

  • A week in Portugal

    Lisbon, Evora & Porto

    from £2500 pp inc flights & transfers for 6 nights

    • Discover the best of Portugal as you explore beautiful cities and charming countryside
    • Learn about the fascinating history of the ancient city of Lisbon
    • Get off-the-beaten-track in Portugal's picturesque Alentejo region

Location & directions

Evora, Alentejo, Portugal

M'ar de Ar Aqueduto is located in the centre of Evora, in the historic heart of the town.

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