Pousada Convento Arraiolos


Situated in a peaceful valley near Arraiolos – a pretty hilltop town 120 km east of Lisbon and famous worldwide for its handmade carpets – the Pousada de Arraiolos is housed in a spacious, beautifully converted 16th-century convent. Here the ancient and the modern blend beautifully. Bedrooms have private verandas which overlook the lawns and the swimming pool. Surrounded by green hills, olive trees and grazing sheep, the Pousada has an overall feeling of calm and space. Guests can stroll at leisure in the large cloisters, or relax on the magnificent patio between the original Renaissance building and the stylish new wing.

How To Arrive

The Pousada is located 120 km east of Lisbon. The centre of Arraiolos is 1.2 km from the Pousada and the town of Évora is 25 km to the south. Evoramonte Castle is only a 40 minute drive away and Estremoz town is only 35 minutes drive away.


Situated in a peaceful valley near Arraiolos – a pretty hilltop town 120 kilometres east of Lisbon, famous worldwide for its handmade carpets. It is in the north of the Alentejo region particularly noted for its array of medieval towns and villages within easy reach.


  • Restaurant
  • Outdoor pool (seasonal)
  • Tennis court
  • Gym
  • Gardens
  • Tennis court
  • Reading room
  • Game Room
  • Spa
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi


  • Arraiolos - 14th century castle and fortified walls, Salvador Church (16th century), Misericórdia Church (Baroque)
  • Pavia – Sao Dinis Dolmen
  • Sempre Noiva Manor
  • Estremoz – Rainha Santa Isabel Chapel, Santa Maria Church, Municipal Museum
  • Equestrian activities: horse riding lessons
  • Hunting - rabbit, hare, turtledove and partridge
  • Evoramonte Castle -a Portuguese national monument

Nearest Paradores

  • Pousada de Evora 21 km
  • Pousada de Estremoz 40 km
  • Pousada de Alvito 60 km

Room Types & Prices

CLASSIC ROOM - from €110.00 / night B&B

SUPERIOR ROOM - from €118.00 / night B&B

STANDARD SUITE - from €138.00 / night B&B

SPECIAL SUITE - from €153.00 / night B&B

LARGE FAMILY - from €198.00 / night B&B