Hotel Monverde — Lixa, Portugal

Exterior view of the Hotel Monverde. The modern-looking building was created out of granite and shale and clad with Portuguese pine, with large windows that are as high and wide as a room itself.
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Amidst 30 hectares of active vineyards on northern Portugal’s Rota da Vinho – or Green Wine Route – the family-run Quinta da Lixa winery has expanded to include a new hotel for the ‘oenoe-curious’. Enlisting the skills of local architect Fernando Coelho, beyond the estate’s renovated main house, the ruins of two worker’s homes have been transformed into a sequence of surprises that include 15 guestrooms, a restaurant, bar, spa and two swimming pools. In a palette of autumn russet and springtime green (precision matched to the vineyard’s seasonal leaves) the architecture, which is created out of granite and shale and clad with Portuguese pine, pays respect to the landscape, inviting guests to immerse themselves in its fruits. 

Exterior view of the Hotel Monverde at a sunset. The modern-looking building was created out of granite and shale and clad with Portuguese pine, with large windows that are as high and wide as a room itself.

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Exterior view of the Hotel Monverde at a sunset. The modern-looking building was created out of granite and shale and clad with Portuguese pine, with large windows that are as high and wide as a room itself. You can see that the lights are on in the rooms. Tree branches are covering the top part of the photo.

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The dining area in the Hotel Monverde. The Interior is made up of light wood. To the left, we have a muted green shelf with wine on it. Tables are arranged throughout the room, made of the same light wood, with white linen and velvet green chairs.

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A room in the Hotel Monverde. A large bed covered in white linen sits across the floor-to-ceiling window that looks out to the vineyards.

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ADDRESS

Quinta de Sanguinhedo
Castanheiro Redondo
Telo?es

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