Quinta da Alcaidaria Mor

Alcaidaria –Ourém, Ribatejo
Bed & Breakfast
+351 249 542231
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Comfort, style and lovely hosts draw you to this family estate, with its fine pool and vast park, for B&B or rental cottages


12 beds


13 rooms


Rooms sleep 2

Children welcome
Pets welcome
Babies welcome

The Experience

An atmospheric place brimming with charm and history, the quinta once belonged to the Knights of Malta and came to the Alavaiázere family over 400 years ago when an ancestor, the King’s physician, received it in recognition of his years of loyal service. Today the estate consists of the imposing manor house, the original chapel, various outbuildings converted into a huge sitting and games area and four cottages, and eighteen hectares of parkland; it can take up to thirty guests yet no-one feels squashed. In the main house the B&B rooms have space, colour and lovely antique beds. Climb the marble stairs for more antiques, ancestral portraits and sporting trophies. Warm and eager Nuno and Clara have designed their cottages for the comfort of guests with old stones and timbers, good furniture and small modern kitchens. You have views to the mountains, a big pool, farm animals to keep children entertained and miles of footpaths. Beautiful historic Portugal is right on your doorstep: drive out to world-famous Fatima, the country’s greatest religious site, superb gothic monasteries, castles, fishing villages and more.


  • Swimming pool
  • EV charger
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Spa
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Bar
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Fire guard
  • Cot available


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

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Booking restrictions
Minimum stay 4 nights for cottages.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
This property is part of a working farm or vineyard.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property
Breakfast €6 for self-catering cottages. Dinner with wine €25. Children's dinner 5-12 €15. Restaurants 2km.


Nightly price
from €80
Extra bed €30. Sofabed for child under 10 €15. Cot €7,5.
3 Doubles
From €80
2 Twins
From €80
4 Cottages for 2
From €100



We arrived in the rain but the cold weather was soon forgotten by the warm welcome we were given upon arrival, together with a glass of wine in front of a log fire. We had dinner in the family dining room and thoroughly enjoyed learning some of the fascinating and extensive history surrounding the house and the family from the owner.

Valerie, Burgundy

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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Nuno Vasconcelos

  • Ourem Castle just 3km away. This medieval castle is located on top of an isolated mountain that rises out of vineyard-filled and olive groves valley. Take a stroll through the cobbled stone streets and don´t forget to try the famous licor "ginjinha".
  • Tomar is the jewel in the crown of Central Portugal. It is a magical city bursting with handsome architecture and historical significance such as the Convent of Christ classified as UNESCO World Heritage, Synagogue, Castelo de Bode, Templar Castle and more
  • Batalha's abbey is one of Europe's greatest Gothic masterpieces and is a UNESCO World Heritage monument. The roofless Unfinished Chapels are perhaps the most astonishing part of the monument.
  • Alcobaca Monastery, UNESCO World Heritage. Its excellent state of preservation makes it the finest example of Cistercian architecture in Europe. Don´t miss the 18m high kitchen with a huge open fireplace and fish tank where the monks ate in silence.
  • Nazaré, the most famous fishing town in Portugal, reknown for its atmosphere and traditions that still live on. Depending on the season, you might just catch a glimpse of some of the biggest waves (100ft).
  • Take an afternoon to go horseback riding through the property with a professional and enjoy the countryside or take a Traditional Portuguese Cuisine Cooking Class in a 17th century kitchen. Upon request and payment.