Just 10 minute walk from Sintra, set in an amazing landscape, is the Almaa fully ecological hostel. Were time stands still and nature takes over, this hostel is an amazing mix of ecological awareness, charming history and the delights of natural Sintra, just a short distance removed for the busy historical UNESCO town of Sintra.
Almáa Sintra Hostel is a result of a dream:
A dream of having meaningful lives
A dream of making a difference
A dream of a better world…
Almáa Sintra Hostel is a place to be:
To be alone with ourselves
To be connected with others
To be connected with nature…
Almáa Sintra Hostel is a Retreat Center and a Eco Hostel located in the heart of the Sintra Mountain Range which cultural landscape is classified by Unesco as a World Heritage Site. Our house is sited in a property considered one of the oldest in Sintra, dated back to the 12st century, with 3,5 ha of luxurious gardens. We offer private and shared rooms in a heavenly environment.
The Hostel was named Almáa which means “The Water” in Arabic due to the influence of the moors in this region and the fantastic natural spring water that supplies the house, and the gardens. “Alma” also means soul in Portuguese.
Our beliefs in sustainability and in helping one another, made us manufacture our furniture with recycled materials done by local artists with the help of third sector entities (charities, voluntary organizations and social enterprises), that are also our main suppliers.
We strive to be a benchmark on responsible and sustainable tourism. Ask for our “RESPONSIBLE TOURISM STATEMENT – Vision, Mission and Values” and If you have any questions, comments, tips or ideas to help us with our commitment to run a greener hostel then please do not hesitate to let us know.
10 minutes walking from town center, Almáa Sintra Hostel is a perfect place to be.
Our rooms range from 2 bed privates to shared 3, 5 and 8 custom made beds out of recycled pallets. We don’t have bunk beds.
There is a suite available with private bathroom.
3,5 ha (8,6 acres) of luxurious gardens
Tank with spring water to swim
Linen with 100% natural materials included
(changed every seven days)
Custom made beds from recycled pallets
Access to computers
Wi-Fi /Free Internet
Access to guide books and maps
Natural spring water from the mountain
Fully equipped kitchen
Security lockers in all rooms
Washing and drying machine for hire
Prices start at €16 per night.
For other details, please use the reservation form or call us!