This 60-acre family-owned estate comprising a contemporary winery and an eight-room hotel was acquired by French investor Philippe Austruy in 2013 and revamped by interior designer Pierre Yovanovitch. A charming 19th-century farmhouse houses four guest accommodations, a simple dining room with an enormous tiled hearth and a long azulejo-topped table where delicious, unfussy meals are served, and several tastefully decorated lounge areas. Rooms, while not especially large, are homey, with wood floors, honey-toned walls, woven rugs and shuttered windows that look out over the estate’s vineyards and olive trees. Four additional accommodations are in a separate annex. The hotel has a beautiful infinity swimming pool but lacks televisions, a spa and a gym, and though there is Wi-Fi, the connection is spotty. For those willing to forgo these amenities in exchange for an atmosphere of gracious tranquility and exclusivity, there are few equals.
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Lowest Rate: Room, $230; Editor’s Choice: Deluxe Room, $270.
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14 days of Old World architecture and fine cuisine