Romantic getaway

The Estate
Quinta do monte das Abelhas

In this old farmhouse (quinta) that has become a charming small hotel, The Venus of Lisbon offers themed bed and breakfast rooms, luxurious and comfortable with bold decoration.
Located in Calhandriz, a small village north of the capital and 20 minutes from the airport, the quinta "Do Monte Das Abelhas" has a two-hectare park of gardens with a beautiful view over the Tagus.
A little isolated, high up, with its swimming pool, outdoor SPA, sauna, and jacuzzi, it is an ideal place to recharge, find peace and privacy alone or with friends.
The proximity of the festive center of Lisbon or "Sintra" the city of seven palaces allows for an original and unusual Lisbon stay.

Rooms & Suite
With private SPA in the park

Venus of Lisbon - Couple

The Venus of Lisbon houses four rooms, including a suite. Each one has its own personality and a private and privatizable SPA. Decorated with care and refinement, they offer you a total change of scenery and the opportunity to live a truly different experience.
Room, Mme de Pompadour: The romantic "If Versailles was told to me..."
Room, Aux Miroirs: Sensual "Naughty in red and black"
Room, Harem; a suite "Thousand and one nights" (can accommodate up to 4 people)

Welcome to the Ribatejo
Welcome to Greater Lisbon !

Venus of Lisbon - Couple

The Venus of Lisbon is located less than half an hour from Lisbon, in the Ribatejo region. Here you will appreciate the authenticity of the people and the landscapes of this wine region bordered by the Tagus estuary which is home to a varied wild fauna of migratory birds. The surroundings are hilly with vineyards and crisscrossed by numerous paths that hikers delight in! Many walkers on the way to Compostela pass through here.
In this green setting, you will discover a region full of cultural riches.
Numerous relaxation activities and visits are possible; wine route, horse riding, river tours, canoes, walking, cycling and cross-country on the many paths. Visit Sintra or the wild beaches of Ericeira. The small markets in the neighboring villages and their local products will seduce you.

The property offers a level of comfort worthy of the largest hotels in the capital, with the added tranquility and intimacy!
Saltwater pool with counter-current swimming, large terrace, parasols and sun loungers, outdoor SPA with jacuzzi and sauna, hammocks, outdoor beds, a winter garden, a cocktail bar, a dining area, a BBQ (churrasqueiro), a equipped outdoor kitchen, wooden tables and benches for lunch or picnic under the pines, free animals in the park...
Here, you reconnect with nature, authenticity where the charm of the old is skillfully married to modern comfort.
And... It's new! To extend the pleasure...
Discover our body treatments and oriental massages (optional) to be experienced in the park or in our Berber treatment room, alone or in pairs with our partner brand "Charme d'Orient" from Paris. (Details on the "Spa and Care" tab).

At home,
We cultivate our difference

Venus of Lisbon - Couple

In our property, everything is different, the welcome, the atmosphere, the ambiance, the decoration, the services...
Numerous benches, tables and green alcoves are scattered in the park promoting relaxation, rest and tranquility. Birdsong or cricket song, the rustling of the breeze in the palm trees, the whisper of the water, everything is there to lull you, gently...
The French-style breakfast is served in the Art Deco style "Petit salon" or in the garden. We favor fresh products and vegetables from the village market.

This very cosy space, which overlooks the park, includes a relaxation area with a fireplace, a cocktail bar, a library with books in several languages.
You can have a drink, listen to music, or take a break for a cool chat.

Menus, salads, planchas, salads and/or snacks with drinks can be served on site upon request.
Our small village has two very accessible restaurants in terms of price/quality, serving different specialties from Portugal, but, it is possible to make your own meals on site in the equipped kitchen.
Laundry facilities are available if needed.
Our establishment is not suitable for children, unless you choose to rent all the rooms for a group (maximum 8 people).
We offer rental in "Day use", by the day or week, as well as for private events, photo shoots, video clip shootings, artist residencies, recurring weekend rentals or for business meetings.
Dogs are welcome but, please consider that we have animals in the park.
Free closed parking. Wifi in the rooms.
Midnight bath allowed.

Carole and Dominique, a Franco-Portuguese couple, have been welcoming their guests since 2020.

"Sometimes, when you go through a portal, you find paradise..."
Patricia July 2023