We are delighted to announce our 26th edition that will be held בעזרת השם in Portugal at the ALAMBIQUE AND GOLDEN ROCK HOTEL AND WATER SPA , between the 21st April and the 1st may 2024. ( option 19th to 21st April)
The newly renovated HOTEL ALAMBIQUE, nestled amidst serene landscapes, offers a captivating escape where contemporary luxury seamlessly merges with the timeless allure of tradition. The architectural finesse of the hotel strikes a perfect balance, creating a modern yet warmly decorated haven. From the moment you step into the inviting lobby, a refined tranquility embraces you. The meticulous attention to design , details, are characterized by subtle earthy tones and artistic touches. It sets the stage for an experience that goes beyond the ordinary. Each accommodation is thoughtfully curated which blends opulence and comfort to provide a haven for relaxation and rejuvenation.
The outdoor spaces at Hotel Alambique serve as an extension of the natural beauty that envelops the property. Impeccably landscaped gardens and secluded corners beckon guests to unwind, creating an oasis of calm. For adults, there are three outdoor pools, each a serene retreat. Additionally, an outdoor paradise awaits children, featuring a mini water park, a playground, and a jumping area, ensuring a delightful experience for guests of all ages.
Golden Rock, the largest indoor spa hotel in the Iberian Peninsula, is set to open its doors in December 2023, promising a haven of indulgence and relaxation. Step into a captivating world of unparalleled opulence at our extraordinary spa, where a multitude of inviting pools, each intricately designed for a unique experience, and expansive Jacuzzis of grandeur eagerly await your presence. Explore the intriguing indoor grotto-like spa, featuring diverse saunas.
Whether you prefer the classic dry heat of a Finnish sauna, the soothing ambiance of a hammam, or the enveloping warmth of a wet sauna, our spa offers it all including a one of a kind " snow room" In our exclusive massage rooms, every detail contributes to an immersive experience. From a water therapy room to a floating experience massage room and beyond, each space is crafted to transport you to a state of pure relaxation and renewal. Refresh your senses under the cascading waters of our sensation showers, where each variation, from gentle mists to exhilarating rainfall, heightens your senses. Discover a new standard of indulgence at Golden Rock's unparalleled spa experience.
Nestled in the heart of Portugal, Fundão emerges as a tapestry of natural beauty and historical charm. This enchanting town, with its cobbled streets and whitewashed buildings, is cradled by the gentle slopes of the Serra da Gardunha, creating a picturesque setting that seems straight out of a storybook.
Castelo Branco a nearby attraction is known for its cultural heritage, including the impressive Jardim do Paço Episcopal gardens and the renowned Castelo Branco Tapestry Museum, showcasing exquisite tapestries. With its rich heritage and scenic charm, Castelo Branco invites visitors to explore a piece of Portugal's past while enjoying the tranquility of its present.
Belmonte which is a 20 min drive from the hotel shelters a remarkable Jewish history. During the Inquisition, Marranos, forced to convert, clandestinely preserved their Jewish identity. In the 20th century, a revival began, leading to the official recognition of Belmonte's Jewish heritage. The Beit Eliahu Synagogue and the Jewish Museum now stand as testaments to this resilient community, offering a glimpse into a hidden history that has emerged into the light.
Portugal, a canvas of captivating landscapes and timeless charm, invites you to explore its most iconic sites. In Lisbon, lose yourself in the historic labyrinth of Alfama, ascend São Jorge Castle for panoramic views, and feel the heartbeat of the city in lively Bairro Alto. Venture to Sintra's fairy-tale palaces, where Pena Palace and Quinta da Regaleira weave dreams into reality. Journey to Porto, where the historic Ribeira district reflects in the Douro River, and the Dom Luís I Bridge connects past and present. Discover the Douro Valley's terraced vineyards, a symphony of flavors in a picturesque setting.From maritime marvels in Belém to the historic allure of Évora, Portugal's treasures blend history and beauty, creating an unforgettable tapestry of sights that capture the essence of this enchanting country.
The highest possible level of kashrus is adhered to. Glatt kosher selected meats, vast assortment of cholov-isroel selected dairy products and fine cheeses, Non Gebrokt and non Kitnies. We are the only pesach hotel that has a whole dedicated kitchen apparatus including all ovens, machinery, appliances, pottery, and all the service and tableware solely for pesach use. We are under the strict supervision of the Chassidic Rabbinate Agudas-Achim of Zurich Switzerland, performed by a staff of 6 qualified mashgichim.
We have always enjoyed an outstanding reputation of courtesy and experience towards our guests and we are excited to provide you this year at our new destination the most wonderful experience you so very much deserve. Our team is formed by experienced and skilled professionals including a team of chefs and pastry bakers. All soft drinks, selected prestigious wines, champagnes and liqueurs are fully complimentary.
Lisbon and Porto are two international airports which have many direct flights from USA each day and are both approx 2 hours and 15 min from the hotel.
Please get in touch for any more information or to book and we will be happy to help you further with any inquiries you may have.
Arie Galitzky and Team