The national capital Lisbon is situated 100 miles (161 kilometers) west of Estrela, while Vilamoura lies 90 miles (145 kilometers) to the southwest.
Alentejo is a well-established travel destination, which means getting from A to B is a breeze. Make sure you give yourself some time to discover the many things to see and do the region has to offer. Take a trip to the Moura Castle and Jardim Doutor Santiago in Moura, around 9 miles (14 kilometers) distance from Estrela. You could also investigate the Monsaraz Castle and Cromeleque do Xerez in Reguengos de Monsaraz. It is 14 miles (23 kilometers) from Estrela.
Approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the northwest of Estrela is Evora, an important regional center and the home of Anta Grande do Zambujeiro, Igreja de Sao Francisco and Evora Cathedral. University of Evora, Evora Museum and Ermida de Sao Bras are other good spots to visit.
If the weather isn't ideal, don't worry, Alentejo offers a number of popular art museums, history museums and theaters, that'll keep you and your family busy. Tourists looking to discover special places to learn more about local spiritual beliefs, will relish the chance to spend time in the region's monasteries.
If you enjoy the water, this is a great place for watersports. Boating is popular with the locals and another popular watersport on offer is scuba diving. There are plenty of ways for thrill seekers to experience the great outdoors in and around Estrela. Hiking and mountain climbing are just two ways active visitors can get their kicks.
All things have to end, but be rest assured, when you're ready to say "Adeus", rest assured, you'll have great photos and memories to keep forever.