Assoreiro sits on the edge between the green belt of coastal alentejo and the drylands slightly inland. It’s about 25min drive from the dramatic Atlantic coastline. Its 82 hectares of mountainous lanscape sits between 90-180m above sea level. the land boasts dozens of hectares of forest succeeding to oak. The major biome type is warm temperate with climate classified as US Zone 9 and Köppen-Geiger borderline Csa/Csb (warm to hot summer Mediterranean). Annual rainfall averages just under 500mm.
Our off-grid sites boasts many examples of low-impact, sustainable living. From the basics of compost toilets, to complex water management systems, to rammed earth buildings or working with animals. Reforestation, regeneration, and putting earth first – that is what we are all about. Mitigating climate change is absolutely key to many of the decisions every single day. Education is a mainstay of our site.