Casa no Tempo translates as Timeless Home, which wonderfully sums up this uplifting Portuguese retreat. This is the place where your spirit can truly connect with mother earth, where hours and days bear no relevance and all can be forgotten except the basic essentials of harmonious leisurely living.
João & Andreia Rodrigues have not only fulfilled their grandfathers wish by maintaining the homestead and its surroundings but graciously extended the hospitality of this private sanctuary for all to enjoy.
Working closely with Architect Manuel Aires Mateus they have created a pure interior, that although minimal in nature runs parallel to its surrounds. The crisp white plush lounges and linen are akin to fresh country air. Uncluttered rooms awash in natural light correspond to the endless horizons and the handcrafted clay brick flooring are a true representation of the earth.
Humble yet exquisitely realised, this is where you go to unravel city knots. Bikes and horses are on hand to explore this nirvana, or if you’d rather stay put there’s a heavenly pool lapping away at the back door. The kitchen is a pure palette of white marble and timber, with its feasting table and open vistas it is just begging for fine grassy Portuguese wines, share plates and great company. What more could you want?
A stones throw away from Lisbon I’m sure you have to book well in advance to get your slice of this paradise!
Credits: Casa No Tempo