Culture

PORTUGUESE SAINTS PROGRAMME

4 days | 3 nights

This year, we decided to bring to Malhadinha the magic of the Popular Saints which are celebrated all over the country in June. Where better than in the countryside to jump the bonfire, decorate your traditional “manjerico” and twirl around the popular festivities?

Throughout our 3-night programme, we invite you to join us on a journey of entertainment, festivities, music and connection with the culture and nature that surround us.

Experience per person
1050 € in a double room at Monte da Peceguina
1175 € in a suite at Monte da Peceguina
1120 € in a junior suite at Monte da Peceguina
1310 € at Casa do Ancoradouro
1725 € at Casa das Artes e Oficios
1725 € at Casa da Ribeira
1450 € at Casa das Pedras
0-3 years free / 4-6 years 150€ / 7-12 years 300€

From 14-05-2024 until 16-06-2024

Welcome to the month of June, a time of solstice and an invitation to profane celebrations well into the night, where joy is contagious and the Popular Saints are celebrated with fervour and enthusiasm. We've prepared a unique experience for you where the smell of grilled sardines, the sound of traditional music and the liveliness of traditional dances will guarantee a celebration at every moment.

 

"In June everyone dances

Such is the tradition

The street are decorated

From the top to the floors”

 

3pm. The experience begins the moment you arrive. Our team will welcome you with open hearts and serve you our treats, carefully prepared by our pastry team.

4:30pm. Join us in one of our off-road Jeeps to discover all about the history of the Malhadinha project, the winery, the vineyards and our animals, followed by a wine tasting where you can savour the unique aromas and flavours of our organic wines, grown with passion and tradition, in an experience that celebrates the authenticity and richness of Portuguese wine culture.

8pm. Come and discover the Malhadinha Nova Restaurant at a themed dinner inspired by the classic flavours of Portuguese cuisine, reinvented by our team of chefs and prepared with organic and biological products from our estate and the region.

10:30pm. On this first night of celebrating Portuguese tradition, we invite you to join us for an exciting cinema session, where we will relive a great classic of Portuguese Cinema: “O Pátio das Cantigas.”

"Saint Anthony, Saint Anthony

What´s so special about you?

All I know is that at your party

There´s joy in the air”

 

8am - 10:30am. Enjoy a delicious breakfast, made with the vibrant colours and unique flavours of locally sourced organic and biological ingredients, carefully prepared every morning.

11:15am. Uncover the secrets of traditional Portuguese cuisine in this workshop dedicated to the authentic flavours of the Popular Saints, always based on organic products from our Estate and the region.

1pm. Savour the delicous meal you have just prepared at one of our Units, by the pool, or inside, always surrounded by the portuguese traditions.

4pm. Join us for an afternoon full of creativity and fun as we prepare the decorations that will liven up the evening festivity. Don't miss the chance to be inspired by the Popular Saints to prepare your own “manjerico”, popular verses, paintings and much more. Your imagination is the limit!

8pm. Get ready for a magical and unforgettable evening as we celebrate the Popular Saints with an authentic outdoor festivity Dinner, immersed in the festive and traditional atmosphere of the Portuguese June festivities.

10pm. Venture out into the night, and participate in the tradition of jumping the bonfire, guaranteeing renewal and purification, while burning the artichokes that will guarantee future luck and prosperity.

"I jumped the bonfire

On the night of Saint John

And all night long I marched

With my bow and balloon”

 

8am - 10:30am. Enjoy a delicious breakfast, made with the vibrant colours and unique flavours of locally sourced organic and biological ingredients, carefully prepared every morning.

11am. Immerse yourself in the ancient art of Pottery at our Malhadinha atelier, where you can create unique pieces inspired by Portuguese tradition, such as the famous Portuguese Sardine, decorative plates, among many others.

1pm. Enjoy a light lunch at one of our Units.

4pm. Challenge yourself in a fun Traditional Dances Workshop, where folklore and Portuguese tradition will be the main elements. Learn the most authentic steps dedicated to the Saints, celebrating their influence and legacy.

8:30pm. Join us once again at our Malhadinha Restaurant where the our team has prepared another delicious dinner inspired by Portuguese tradition and culture, with its unique gastronomic touch.

"St. Peter is an old man

A man of great judgement

He's the one to whom God gave

The keys to Paradise."

 

8am - 10:30am. Join us for another Malhadinha Nova breakfast, made with the vibrant colours and tantalising flavours of locally sourced organic and biological ingredients, carefully prepared every morning.

11am. Take part in an exciting Treasure Hunt, once again inspired by our Popular Saints. Take a family adventure through the countryside as you solve riddles and search for the best-hidden treasures of this Portuguese festival!

1pm. Before you leave, say goodbye to Malhadinha with a lovingly prepared picnic in the middle of the vineyards. A unique moment to celebrate friendship, gratitude and the unique moments shared in this experience, wrapped in the celebration of Saints and Portuguese Tradition!

Thank you for sharing the magic of the Popular Saints with us. We hope to see you very soon at Herdade da Malhadinha Nova Relais & Châteaux!

 

“Those who have health and freedom, 

are rich and do not know it.”

[Includes] 3 nights' accommodation. All meals and drinks mentioned in the programme. All activities mentioned in the programme. Welcome in all rooms consisting of wine, fruit from the estate, a tile with cured sheep's cheese and homemade jam accompanied by Alentejo bread.

[Excludes] All drinks with and after meals, except those mentioned in the programme.

[Offers] Possibility of a late check-out offer.

[Notes] Adverse weather conditions could jeopardise outdoor activities, so an experience of equivalent value will be presented.

[Cancellation and payment policy] Programme confirmation is subject to initial payment of 50% of the programme price. If cancelled up to 15 days in advance, 50% of the total booking will be charged. If cancelled less than 7 days before the programme or in the event of a no show, the total price of the programme will be charged.

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PORTUGUESE SAINTS PROGRAMME | 3 nights

For additional information please contact us.

(+351) 284 965 432
National landline call
reservas@malhadinhanova.pt

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At Malhadinha the limit is your imagination

The presented programs are available all year around. If you want another specific date please contact us. We can design a program tailor made to fit your needs.

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