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Cantar do Grilo

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Everything was perfect, the place, Felix and Sonja, the dog Sira, the rooms, the cleanning, the pool, and the silence. It was a Very nice experience. We want to repeat and we recomenda to any One who wants a perfect scenario of beauty and peace.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

In a typical Alentejo house, we were greeted like family. We're home, "No Stress, relax" is the feeling. We appreciated a beautiful landscape, a saltwater pool, birdsong and the silence. And the fantastic breakfast? Oh my God, they are delicious !!! Already we miss them! The "Cantar do Grilo" found a great host, Felix and Sonja, you are fantastic! Thank... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We lucked out that we were the first and only guests for this season at the truly lovely Cantar do Grilo beause we had Sonia and Felix, the gracious and really sweet owners, all to ourselves and that was a treat! They have created a beautiful accomodation in the serene Alentejo region of Portugal - a place of which we... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

A beautiful place and a stay to remember. First of all the fantastic view. It almost invites you to chill down and meditate looking at the calmness and tranquility of the alentejo landscape. The total absence of noise also makes an impact specially to city people. The only thing you hear is the birds and the wind. The property is... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We spent two unforgettable days in Sonja's and Felix's paradise. The hosts were so warm, friendly and helpful, they made us feel like members of their family. Hidden in the blond and vast Alentejo landscape the property is beautifully designed and has a sparkling pool. The breakfast is out of the world, opulent and healthy. The great taste of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We spent two nights at the guesthouse and were completely happy. First of all, Sonja as a host is taking great care of her guests and her breakfast müesli must be among Portugal's finest. Secondly, the rooms are spacious, decorated with an eye for details. Finally, the location, with an amazing view of the vast Alentejo and its quitness, only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This is one of the best stays we experienced in this region . The rooms are spacy and everything is very clean , however no television or airconditioning but this is for sure not needed since the house structure is build like the original Portugese tradition houses and so very cool inside. WiFi internet is always available but not that... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We discovered this wonderful retreat some years ago when Felix and Sonia first opened it to the public. We had seen an article in the Guardian describing the strange and little-known landscape that lies "beyond the Tejo" river (alem Tejo) and that led us to Cantar do Grilo. Returning this year (2014) we were delighted to find the tasteful decor,... More 

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Coimbra, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I've been in various places in Alentejo, and it is rare to have the opportunity to rate a place as amazing as this. A perfect place for Alentejo and nature lovers, where you find a landscape of extraordinary beauty and the calm needed to relax and recharge your batteries. It is also very close to Serpa (where you can find... More 

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Zürich, Schweiz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Highly recommandable for all those who would like to get away from stress, people, business and daily routine! It's a perfect location far away from civilization and noise - you can see the stars above you, you can hear the birds singing and the crickets chirring and you start realizing the your thoughts are calming down more and more each... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in typical Alentejo style, this luxurious guest house is tucked away in the countryside and on the boundaries of the Vale do Guadiana Natural Park. Each room comes with access to the patio. The rooms at Cantar Do Grilo combine a classic country atmosphere with modern furniture and come with countryside views. Regional products and specialties of the house are served for breakfast. The picturesque villages of Serpa and Sao Domingos are a 15-minute drive away. After a dip in the outdoor salt-water pool, guest can soak up the sun on the deck with its olive trees. The spacious lounge with its library and varied CD collection provides relaxation indoors. On request guests can book guided walking tours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cantar do Grilo

Address: Vale de Milhanos, Apt. 668 | Vales Mortos, Serpa 7830-495, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Alentejo > Beja District > Serpa
Price Range: $97 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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