The entrance along Rua 5 de Outubro, just off the main square in Évora, is mostly nondescript, except for a notable sign made of azulejos reading, “Life is too short to eat chips every day. We serve our food with vegetables.” And so begins the unique and enjoyable dining experience that is Momentos.
L’and Vineyards Restaurant is contemporary in design, with the actual Alentejo landscape as the key design feature. Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan uses natural materials of stone, slate and wood to provide an earthy texture to surfaces. Recessed shelves are sculpted into the back wall, allowing for the display of decorative items...
Contemporary design and natural elements co-exist in a beautiful new four-star eco-resort near Évora in the Alentejo. eCork Suites and Spa sits on the rolling countryside among Holm oak and Centennial olive trees. Only an hour away from Lisbon, this quiet retreat is great for weekend get-aways or extended vacations.
The hotel itself is an extraordinary mix of historic and contemporary. It occupies the former Sepulveda Palace, a building of magnificent 16th century architecture.