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Description

13 Nights/14 Days. The extended tour “Elegantly Portugal” was designed with the objective of offering a two week private program in Portugal, at an affordable price compared with what other private tour can costs, while maintaining the service and quality expected from a private offering. 

The tour begins in Porto and ends in Lisbon going as far south as Algarve. The itinerary chosen allows you to see the best Portugal has to offer. Hand-picked overnights include Porto, Douro Valley, Lisbon and Algarve.

Travel between Porto, Lisbon and Algarve is via first class train, which allows you to relax while seeing the countryside from a completely different perspective...the true perspective.

Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrival in Porto

Private transfer and accommodation at hotel for 2 nights.

  • Hotel Premier: The Yeatman *****/Intercontinental Porto *****
  • Hotel Superior: Pousada do Freixo/ Infante de Sagres *****
  • Hotel Comfort: Hotel do Teatro ****/ Carris Porto****

Day 2 – Porto

Full Day Tour of Porto with Driver (full-day) and Official Guide (during the morning only)

Day 3 – Porto

Free day in Porto for personal activities.

Day 4 – Porto and Douro Valley

Check-Out and Departure to Douro. On the way visit the historical city of Guimarães, with driver. Accommodation in the Douro for 2 Nights.

Suggested hotels, grouped by level of prices:

  • Hotel Level Premier: Six Senses Douro Valley *****
  • Hotel Level Superior: Vintage House Douro*****/ Quinta da Pacheca
  • Hotel Level Comfort: Delfim Douro ****

Day 5 - Douro Valley

Free Leisure Day in the Douro Valley. (Optional: Private Cruise in the Douro. Please consult us for more details)

Day 6 – Porto - Lisbon

Hotel Check-out and private transfer to Porto Train Station with driver. First Class Train Tickets to Lisbon. Free Leisure afternoon in Lisbon. Accommodation in Lisbon for 4 Nights.

Suggested hotels, grouped by level of prices:

  • Hotel Level Premier: Ritz Four Seasons*****/ Lapa Palace*****
  • Hotel Level Superior: Bairro Alto *****/ Pestana Palace*****
  • Hotel Level Comfort: Nau Vintage Lisboa*****/ Inspira Santa Marta****

Day 7 - Lisbon and Coast

Guided visit to the city of Lisbon, Estoril Coast and Sintra with Official Guide

Day 8 - Lisbon

Free day in Lisbon for personal activities

Day 9 - Lisbon - Evora

Departure to Evora for a visit of the city with Official Guide. Visit to a local winery, including wine tasting. Return to Lisbon for overnight.

Day 10 - Lisbon - Algarve

Hotel Check-out. First Class Train Tickets to Algarve (Faro). Private Transfer From Faro Train Station to Hotel in the Algarve. Free Leisure afternoon in Algarve. Accommodation in Algarve for 3 Nights.

Suggested hotels, grouped by level of prices:

  • Hotel Level Premier: Sheraton Algarve*****/ Conrad Algarve*****/Vila Vita Parc*****
  • Hotel Level Superior: Epic Sana Algarve *****/ Hotel Belavista*****
  • Hotel Level Comfort: Vila Monte****/ Nau São Rafael Atlantic*****

Day 11 - Algarve

Free Day (Optional: Full Day West to the Algarve with Driver)

Day 12 - Algarve

Free Leisure Day for personal activities.

Day 13 - Algarve - Lisbon

Leisure Morning in the Algarve. Hotel check-out and private transfer from Hotel in the Algarve to Faro Train Station, departure to Lisbon by 1st class train. Accommodation in Lisbon for 1 night.

Suggested hotels, grouped by level of prices:

Hotel Level Premier: Myriad by Sana *****

Hotel Level Superior and Comfort: Olissipo Oriente ****

Day 14

Private Transfer to Lisbon airport.

Towns and Sites you will visit

Porto is at the same time the name of a city and a fortified wine, one of the most famous in the world, aged at the wine cellars of Vila Nova de Gaia, next to the Douro River. Its historical center has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and preserves many beautiful monuments, namely from the Baroque period which is contemporary to the glory and wealth achieved with the trade of Port Wine. You shall not miss a visit to the Cathedral (Sé), the Church of Saint Francis and the Clérigos Tower.

Guimaraes is the cradle of Portugal as this is where our first king, Afonso Henriques, was born and where he began the nation. You shall not miss the visit of the Ducal Palace, the Castle and walking along the narrow streets of the historic centre (declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO) till the charming Praça da Oliveira (Oliveira Square).

Douro Valley is where the terraced hill slopes hide one of the country's most valuable treasures: the beautiful vineyards from where the worldwide famous Port wine is still nowadays produced. Driving through Marão Mountain range get prepared to enjoy one of the most wonderful landscapes in the world, with endless rows of vines dotting the slopes in the banks of the Douro River. We advise you to visit one of the wineries in the region and taking a river cruise.

Lisbon, capital of Portugal, located at the mouth of the Tagus River and from where the Portuguese boats set sail overseas in the 15th and 16th centuries towards East. At that time, the Maritime Discoveries period, the city became the centre of a large empire, still visible in the monuments of Belém section. Well known for its historic traditional neighborhoods you'll be amazed with the sections of Chiado, Bairro alto and Alfama as well as the Castle of Saint George and the gorgeous views you can enjoy from the top of its hill.

Sintra and Estoril Coast among the sites you shall not miss in Portugal there's Sintra, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for the great beauty of its nature and architecture, with fairy tale palaces and lush vegetation. Cascais and Estoril Coast are places of charm and aristocratic traditions that you'll meet along the Atlantic Ocean, the white sandy beaches and magnificent fortresses from the 17th century.

Alentejo is the widest region of Portugal. Here the landscape is "gentle" composed by rolling hills covered by cork oak trees, vineyards and wheat fields. The lifestyle is serene in the small villages with white washed houses where the time slowly passes by… The gastronomy is robust and creative with wines to match it, in contrast with the calmness of the local people of the region.

Evora is abeautiful small town in the Alentejo region. Still surrounded by the old walls it is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and will attract you for its medieval appearance, the narrow streets, the historic center and the kindness of the locals. Amongst several interesting monuments, you shall not miss the Roman Temple from the 1st century, unique of this kind in both Portugal and Spain. This is also the perfect place for a great gastronomic and wine experience, as this is one of the regions in Portugal with more traditional and quality at this level. You shall not miss the opportunity of having a meal in one of the city's restaurants.

Algarve is the most famous summer retreat in Portugal with the best beaches. From the magnificent white sandy beaches to the rocky coastline and steep cliffs, Algarve is diverse with gorgeous coastal landscapes. Nightlife and animation is something that you can enjoy in this region too. This region is the most famous place in Portugal to play golf, having numerous fields of worldwide renowned quality.

The Nations Park is the former Expo-98 exhibition Area. This place became the center of several cultural activities and a new residential area, with around15.000 inhabitants. Nowadays this area is considered one of the safest and well attended of the city of Lisbon. Here you'll find many architecture important works, the amazing Oceanarium of Lisbon, one of the biggest aquariums of the world, and also pleasant Restaurants areas, the Shopping Mall, Vasco da Gama, and the Casino of Lisbon, where frequently free concerts are held.

 

Rates are per person in US dollars
Single = 1 person per room
Double = 2 persons per room
4 P (2 room) = 4 persons in two rooms

Package includes

  • 13 Nights in Hotels mentioned on the program, based on double occupancy
  • 13 Full Breakfasts
  • Private Transfer on a luxury vehicle with driver, from Porto’s Airport to the Hotel
  • Private Transfer on a luxury vehicle with driver, from Lisbon Hotel to Lisbon’s Airport
  • Private Transfer on a luxury vehicle with driver, from Douro Valley to Porto Campanhã Train Station
  • Private Transfer on a luxury vehicle with driver, from Faro Train Station to Hotel in Algarve
  • Private Transfer on a luxury vehicle with driver, from Hotel in Algarve to Faro Train Station
  • Deluxe Transportation during described tours
  • Official Licensed Private English Speaking guide throughout the described itinerary where stated “guide”
  • 1st Class Train Tickets from Porto to Lisbon
  • 1st Class Train Tickets from Lisbon to Faro
  • 1st Class Train Tickets from Faro to Lisbon
  • Wine tasting at a traditional Wine Estate in the Alentejo
  • All taxes
  • Welcome Manual (Essentials) to Portugal by Tours For You (PDF File) in English

Does not include

  • Airfare
  • Personal, Travel and Luggage Insurance
  • Entrance fees to attractions and monuments
  • Meals not mentioned in program
  • Transfers not mentioned in program
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Note: Hotels shown are for reference only. We reserve the right to change hotels based on availability, group size or other factors. Should alternate hotel be required, it will be of same or better rating .

Comfort Hotels

Lamego - Delfim Douro Hotel

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Perched on a mountain top with panoramic views, Delfim Douro offers luxury accommodation with private balconies overlooking the Douro River. It features a rooftop terrace, an outdoor pool, a restaurant, a hot tub and massage facilities.

The stylish, air-conditioned rooms and suites have a seating area with a flat-screen satellite TV, a sofa, minibar and free Wi-Fi. Each has a private bathroom with free toiletries. An in room breakfast is available.

A buffet breakfast is served daily. Guests can wine and dine in the restaurant serving a variety of national and international cuisines and wines with picturesque views of the surrounding vineyards.

Guests at Delfim Douro can sunbathe poolside, relax on the rooftop terrace or in the garden. The tour desk can organize day excursions, wine tasting and activities such as diving, canoeing and cycling. Free parking is available at a nearby location.

Vila Real Aerodrome is a 30-minute drive away by car.

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Porto - Hotel Carris Porto Ribeira

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Situated in Porto’s Ribeira district, this 4-star hotel is situated in a refurbished, historic building overlooking the Douro River. It offers air-conditioned accommodation with free Wi-Fi. It also has an elevator.

Rooms at Carris include a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Each comes with a private bathroom with free toiletries. Wooden floors and a mix of dark and light colors are part of the modern décor.

A rich buffet-style breakfast is served daily and a la carte meals are available in the evening. Room service, including breakfast, is also available.

Guests can work out in the gym or discover Porto by bike. Sao Bento Station is just a 5-minute walk from Hotel Carris Porto Ribeira. Porto Airport is a 20-minute drive away.

Sao Nicolau is a great choice for travelers interested in relaxation, atmosphere and cafes.

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Porto - Hotel do Teatro

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Hotel do Teatro is located in the center of Porto, World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Hotel Teatro provides to this historical city a contemporary touch without interfering and neglecting about the historical aesthetic references of the surrounding areas. The decor has the signature of the renowned interior designer Nini Andrade e Silva, that conceived a unique urban decoration, that just like a stage, sees its character expressed in every color, shape, aroma and original sounds, providing pleasant sensations to all its guests.

 The Hotel Teatro is also the first Hotel in Porto to belong to the Design Hotels group. More than just a collection of Hotels the Design Hotels is a collection of stories. Every Hotel expresses the ideas of a visionary and original Hotelier/Designer with a true passion for hospitality. This is a project where the cultural authenticity is provided by the "provocative" architecture and design. The main entrance of the Teatro Hotel greets all of those who visit it with the words of a poem by Almeida Garrett - the great Poet of Porto.

The Front Desk represents a ticket office where every guest will receive a ticket that will give access to the room. Inside the hotel you will find 74 sophisticated and comfortable rooms, where gold and bronze colors prevail, distributed by the Hotel's 6 floors. The typologies range from: Gallery, Tribune, Audience, Junior Suite and Suite. The Hotel Teatro also has rooms prepared to receive handicapped guests, connecting rooms and it's a non smoking hotel. All the rooms are equipped with a Minibar, Safe, LCD TV and Wi-Fi Internet Access. The Hotel Teatro has also available for its guest's room service, laundry services, gym and a parking garage.

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Lisbon - Inspira Santa Marta Hotel & Spa

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The Inspira Santa Marta Hotel is located 80 metres from Avenida da Liberdade (one of the main avenues in downtown Lisbon), and 300 meters from the Marquês de Pombal Square landmark.

Organic, locally sourced ingredients are blended in the Mediterranean dishes of its stylish restaurant.

The luxurious rooms of Inspira Santa Marta Hotel are decorated according to the principles of Feng Shui. Flat-screen TVs, free WiFi and coffee machines are standard in all guest rooms.

A temple-like atmosphere can be enjoyed at the spa, which includes wet and dry saunas, a soothing hot tub and 6 treatment rooms. For an intense workout, Inspira Santa Marta also features a gym.

The Mediterranean Brasserie offers a range of activities, including show-cooking, workshops and wine tasting. A cozy fireplace, retro décor and an extensive cocktail menu are available at the Urban Bar.

The Inspira Santa Marta is a 10-minute walk from Eduardo VII Park and a 15-minutes' walk from " a baixa"  (downtown).

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Lisbon - Olissippo Oriente

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Olissippo Oriente is located in Lisbon’s new financial center, the Parque das Nações. It offers soundproofed rooms with a flat-screen TV. Terminal Station Oriente is just 150 meters away.

The rooms of Olissippo feature a modern interior decorated with wooden furniture. All rooms have satellite TV, a minibar, and a work desk. Room service is available.

The Olissipo Oriente’s restaurant serves a combination of traditional Portuguese dishes and international cuisine. Guests can also enjoy a variety of snacks and light meals on the shaded terrace at Coffee Shop Oriente.

The reception of Olissippo Oriente is open 24/7. The hotel also offers car rental, fax and photocopying services, and laundry facilities.

The Vasco da Gama shopping centre and Lisbon Oceanarium are within a 15-minute walk from the hotel. Lisbon International Airport is just 3 km away.

Olivais is a great choice for travelers interested in theatre, zoo and alternative culture.

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Albufeira - Sao Rafael Atlantico Hotel

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Overlooking the sea, Sao Rafael Atlantico is an ultra modern 5-star complex with direct and private access to São Rafael Beach. It features 2 indoor heated pools, an extensive spa, and sunbath decking lounges.

Opening out onto private terraces, the bright and airy rooms at Sao Rafael Atlantico offer ocean or extensive garden views. Rooms are decorated in soft tones with minimal designer furnishings. En suite bathrooms include power showers and free toiletries. All rooms come with free WiFi access.

There is 1 buffet dining room, and an a la carte restaurant, featuring Mediterranean specialties in a sophisticated and intimate environment.

The gym is well-equipped for cardio and fitness and there are 3 outdoor swimming pools.

The Sao Rafael Atlantico is only a 10-minute drive from Albufeira.

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Lisbon - The Vintage House

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The 5-star The Vintage House is situated just 300 meters from Lisboa’s lively Avenida da Liberdade. It features a rooftop bar with panoramic views over the city.

Rooms at The Vintage House comes with free Wi-Fi and feature large windows and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Each en suite bathroom is stocked with bathroom amenities and a bathrobe. Rooms also have a separate seating area.

Vintage Restaurant Bar serves traditional Portuguese cuisine. Cocktails and wine are served at The Vintage House’s Lobby Bar.

The hotel’s modern spa facilities include massage rooms, a sauna and Turkish bath. A heated indoor pool and well-equipped gym are also available.

Avenida Metro Station can be reached with a 10-minute walk. Portela Airport is 6 km away. Staff at the 24-hour reception desk can arrange car rental service.

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Moncarapacho - Vila Monte

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Vila Monte Resort offers themed accommodation, 3 swimming pools and a luxury spa featuring an Eastern décor. The resort is a 10-minute drive away from the beach.

Set among an orange grove, the resort’s rooms boast rich fabrics and a colorful décor. Each room has with deluxe bedding, cable TV and luxury bathroom amenities in the private bathroom.

Vila Monte Resort’s restaurant serves Algarvian delicacies, all made from fresh ingredients including fish from the local markets and the resort’s own fruits and herbs.

Hotel Vila Monte Resort is less than 25 minutes’ drive from Faro Airport and Ria Formosa park.

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Superior Hotels

Algarve - Bela Vista Hotel & Spa

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In a stately historic building, Bela Vista offers boutique accommodations on the cliffs of Praia da Rocha. Guests can enjoy the private beach area of this property, the first hotel in the Algarve Region.

Bela Vista consists of 3 separate houses, each with a unique design. All rooms are decorated with a marine theme and most provide views of the Atlantic Ocean from private balconies. Amenities include free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels.

Al fresco dining is possible on the terrace of the restaurant, facing the sunset in the evenings. The menu is based on typical Algarvean and Portuguese food, complemented by a varied wine list.

The new Marina of Portimao is half a mile away and bikes can be rented to explore the surrounding area. Faro International Airport can be reached in one hour from the Bela Vista Hotel & Spa.

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Albufeira - EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel

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Located between Vilamoura and Albufeira and overlooking Falesia Beach, EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel offers luxury accommodations set in a landscaped pinewood with direct access to the beach, an extensive spa and outdoor and indoor swimming pools.

Rooms at EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel are generously sized and in a contemporary design, complemented by white marble bathrooms with rain showers and bathtubs. All rooms also offer balconies with partial ocean or resort views. Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout the resort.

Breakfast and all-day dining is offered at the main restaurant, both indoor and all fresco. A poolside restaurant offers the opportunity of relaxing with a drink or a meal while enjoying the sun. In the evening, a gourmet restaurant and 2 bars are also available.

Recreational facilities include a multi-sports court, a fitness center and an extensive spa. For families with children, a kids’ club provides supervised activities and care, so that parents can take a break and relax for a while.

EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel features a congress center for business and social events. Faro International Airport is 30 km away and Albufeira’s city center is a 15-minute drive away. Free on-site car parking is available. Oura Beach is a 10-minute drive away.

Aldeia das Acoteias is a great choice for travelers interested in swimming pools, nature and coastal walks.

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Lisbon - Hotel Bairro Alto

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Named after Lisbon’s fashionable and lively Bairro Alto district in Lisbon, this 5-star boutique hotel offers luxurious rooms with a flat-screen TV. Its terrace offers panoramic views of Lisbon and the Tagus River.

The air-conditioned rooms at Bairro Alto Hotel are decorated with Brazilian wood flooring and painted wooden paneling. All rooms have a DVD player, a minibar, and a work desk. Some rooms have a separate living area.

Guests can enjoy a range of therapeutic massage treatments at the massage room, or work out at the well-equipped fitness center. Hotel Bairro Alto also offers a personal shopper service, limousine rental, and a boutique.

The Flores do Bairro Restaurant serves traditional Portuguese gourmet cuisine mixed with different world flavors. The Caffee Bar offers cocktails, light meals, and live performances.

The Castelo is 1.5 km from Bairro Alto Hotel, and Se Catedral de Lisboa is 1 km away. Many boutique shops, galleries, picturesque streets and restaurants are within walking distance of the hotel.

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Porto - Hotel Infante De Sagres

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"The Hotel Infante de Sagres is located few meters far from Porto's famous thoroughfare, the Avenida dos Aliados, and right in the heart of the city`s main shopping and banking districts.

A first choice among visiting royalty and other dignitaries, it offers an unparalleled level of service for guests staying in its 73 rooms, which are all equipped with satellite TV, mini-bar, stylish traditional furniture and double-glazed windows. Wide and luxurious spaces recently decorated with a unique sensibility, adapted in the perfection to the realization of a whole type of events.

Supported by traditional kitchen of high quality. Rare works of chimney cuts, ceilings and walls, Chinese porcelains or vitrais of Ricardo Leone and the historical involvement of the noble center of the city provide a unique experience that the staff of the Hotel Infante Sagres complements with the passion imposed to the art of well serve."

This 5-star hotel is located in central Porto, a 4-minute walk from Alliados Metro Station. It features a spa center with massage facilities and a fine dining restaurant.

The soundproofed rooms of the Hotel Infante De Sagres combine neo-baroque and custom-made furnishings. Antique chandeliers come together with satellite flat-screen TVs and air conditioning.

Fine dining and a broad list of Douro and Port wines can be enjoyed at the Boca do Lobo Restaurant. The award-winning chef prepares a fusion of contemporary dishes focusing on fresh and local ingredients.

Situated in Porto’s UNESCO Heritage city center, Infante De Sagres is a 10-minute walk from the Cathedral and a 10-minute drive from Rem Koolhaas's Casa da Música Concert Hall. A shuttle can be arranged for Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport, a 20-minute drive away.

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Lisbon - Olissippo Oriente

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Olissippo Oriente is located in Lisbon’s new financial center, the Parque das Nações. It offers soundproofed rooms with a flat-screen TV. Terminal Station Oriente is just 150 meters away.

The rooms of Olissippo feature a modern interior decorated with wooden furniture. All rooms have satellite TV, a minibar, and a work desk. Room service is available.

The Olissipo Oriente’s restaurant serves a combination of traditional Portuguese dishes and international cuisine. Guests can also enjoy a variety of snacks and light meals on the shaded terrace at Coffee Shop Oriente.

The reception of Olissippo Oriente is open 24/7. The hotel also offers car rental, fax and photocopying services, and laundry facilities.

The Vasco da Gama shopping centre and Lisbon Oceanarium are within a 15-minute walk from the hotel. Lisbon International Airport is just 3 km away.

Olivais is a great choice for travelers interested in theatre, zoo and alternative culture.

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Lisbon - Pestana Palace Hotel & National Monument

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The 5-star Pestana Palace Hotel is a restored 19th-century palace, featuring private parkland and views of the Tagus River. It has 2 swimming pools, a sauna and spa center.

Each spacious room is elegantly furnished and fitted with a flat-screen TV and a minibar. Many also open onto a furnished balcony with views of the lush garden. Some feature a sitting area with a plush sofa.

Overlooking the gardens, the chic, sophisticated restaurant at Pestana Palace Hotel & National Monument serves traditional Portuguese dishes. The bar has a range of snacks and drinks. In the summer months, a poolside restaurant also serves light refreshments.

Pestana Palace Hotel & National Monument features a steam bath and a hot tub. It has a business center as well.

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Porto - Pousada Do Porto - Palacio Do Freixo

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Overlooking Douro River in Porto, Palacio Do Freixo is set in a restored 18th-century Baroque building. It offers aristocratic public areas with stately architecture, combined with modern rooms with flat-screen TV.

Rooms at Pousada Do Porto - Palacio Do Freixo are spacious, air-conditioned and have a separate seating area. Bathrooms include luxury amenities and a hairdryer. Some rooms offer Douro River views.

Guests can relax on a sun lounger next to the hotel's infinity pool which overlooks the river. The spa has a Turkish bath, heated indoor pool and a sauna. Massage treatments are also available.

The restaurant at Pousada Do Porto -- Palacio Do Freixo serves a daily buffet breakfast cooked with fresh ingredients. Guests can order light snacks at the pool or evening cocktails at the hotel’s bar.

The hotel is situated 2.5 km from the Dolce Vita Shopping Area and 1 km from Campanha Train Station. Porto Airport is a 20-minute drive away and free parking is available. Pousada Do Porto - Palacio Do Freixo offers free transfer to the city center.

Campanha is a great choice for travelers interested in UNESCO site, art and tourism.

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Lamego - The Wine House - Quinta da Pacheca

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The luxurious and charming Wine House Hotel in Lamego, in the heart of the Douro region, is on extensive private grounds with vineyards. Free Wi-Fi is available.

This 18th-century house has been restored with respect to traditional architecture and original features. It blends modern design with historic atmosphere.

The air conditioned rooms at The Wine House Hotel - Quinta da Pacheca are individually decorated. All rooms have a private bathroom. Some rooms have a private balcony.

Guests can enjoy gourmet cuisine made with local produce at the restaurant, which offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. Of course it is possible to taste and buy the wine produced at Quinta da Pacheca.

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Pinhao - Vintage House Pinhao - Douro

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Situated in a former 18th-century wine estate, this luxury hotel overlooks vineyards and the Douro Valley. It has an outdoor pool with panoramic river views and offers spacious guestrooms with furnished balconies.

Rooms at the The Vintage House - Douro include luxury bedding and modern furnishings. They come equipped with air conditioning a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.

In the morning the hotel serves a buffet breakfast. The elegant Rabelo Restaurant features vaulted ceilings and offers regional cuisine. There is also an intimate bar with a piano, candelabros and a fireplace.

Guests can enjoy a game of billiards, or relax on a sun lounger poolside. The House Hotel has a tennis court and an on-site shop with wine tasting rooms. Nearby leisure activities include hiking and boat trips.

The Vintage House - Douro is located in Pinhão, 50 meters from the Douro River. The hotel offers 24-hour front desk service and free private on-site parking.

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Premier Hotels

Algarve - Bela Vista Hotel & Spa

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In a stately historic building, Bela Vista offers boutique accommodations on the cliffs of Praia da Rocha. Guests can enjoy the private beach area of this property, the first hotel in the Algarve Region.

Bela Vista consists of 3 separate houses, each with a unique design. All rooms are decorated with a marine theme and most provide views of the Atlantic Ocean from private balconies. Amenities include free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels.

Al fresco dining is possible on the terrace of the restaurant, facing the sunset in the evenings. The menu is based on typical Algarvean and Portuguese food, complemented by a varied wine list.

The new Marina of Portimao is half a mile away and bikes can be rented to explore the surrounding area. Faro International Airport can be reached in one hour from the Bela Vista Hotel & Spa.

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Algarve - Conrad Algarve

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Offering an infinity pool blending with the Atlantic, the luxury 5-star Conrad Algarve is set in the golfers’ paradise Quinta do Lago. Its high-tech rooms feature balconies overlooking the palms or the pool.

All rooms at Conrad combine contemporary design and elegant grey shades. They feature free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, and a marble bathroom with rain shower. Other amenities include an MP3 sound system and a Nespresso coffee machine.

All-day dining is offered at Conrad Algarve, where 3 restaurants and 3 bars can be found. A Portuguese restaurant with Scandinavian-inspired interiors is available, along with Mediterranean and South American specialties. Cocktails are served on the pool deck.

Conrad Algarve’s spa includes a relaxing sauna and an indoor pool. Guests can also train at the fitness center, or enjoy some open-air activity at one of the surrounding golf courses.

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Porto - Intercontinental Palacio das Cardosas

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"A historical Palace at the heart of the City Center. The InterContinental Porto - Palacio das Cardosas opened in July 2011 following the restoration of a palace dated from the end of the 18th century which was, at first, intended to become a monastery.

The Palacio das Cardosas is located in Porto's main city square, within walking distance from all the major cultural highlights - such as the Bolhao Market, the Ribeira and the Clerigos Church. The Palacio das Cardosas comprises 105 spacious rooms and suites, each exuding great warmth with a Portuguese flavor and lofty ceilings. It has also a restaurant and a bar, a Gym, a Wellness Center, two meeting rooms and the ancient Cafe Astoria. Cafe Astoria offers a wide range of Portuguese dishes with a contemporary twist, as well as selection of Portuguese wines. The Cardosas Bar provides a relaxing setting, best enjoyed with a cocktail or a Port Wine glass.

Featuring high ceilings, Palacio’s stylish rooms offer flat-screen TVs and WiFi throughout. Marble bathrooms include a separate bathtub and walk-in shower. Some rooms feature a seating area with plush chairs.

Guests can workout at the 24-hour Fitness Center, which is equipped with the latest equipment and weights. The on-site spa has 3 treatment rooms and a sauna.

 In the evening, guests can visit the lively Galerias de Paris 200 meters away. Crossing the D. Luis I Bridge, 1 km away, guests can visit the famous Port Wine Cellars. Porto International Airport is located 20 minutes or 10 km away.

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Lisboa - Myriad by SANA Hotel

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Located on the banks of the Tagus River and with panoramic views, the unique and futuristic oasis that is MYRIAD offers luxurious, contemporary accommodation. It features a chic restaurant & bar and an indoor pool with spa and fitness facilities.

Featuring original and colorful décor, each spacious suite and room offers stunning views of Lisbon, Tagus River and Vasco da Gama Bridge. Each has a flat-screen TV, an espresso coffee machine and a minibar.

MYRIAD by SANA Hotels serves a buffet breakfast daily. The designed restaurant serves Portuguese and international cuisine, guests also have the option of dining al-fresco. The bar offers evening entertainment and has a large selection of cocktails and snacks.

Guests can enjoy a swim in the indoor pool which has a massage area. Relax with a variety of treatments in the SPA center whilst the sporty type can exercise in the gym. MYRIAD by SANA Hotels has large seating areas for guests to relax or socialize.

The hotel also has an events center for weddings, parties or conferences. Lisbon International Airport is a 10-minute drive away.

Olivais is a great choice for travelers interested in theatre, zoo and alternative culture.

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Lisbon - Olissippo Lapa Palace

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Built in the 19th-century, this luxurious 5-star hotel is nestled on a sub-tropical garden on a hilltop overlooking the Tagus River. It has an expansive spa and indoor and outdoor pools.

For relaxation, The Lapa Palace Spa features a sauna and a Turkish bath. The masseuses are also available to provide massages tailored to the individual client. There is also a modern gym equipped with cardiovascular equipment.

The elegant rooms at the Olissippo Lapa Palace are bright and airy and include a spacious seating area, satellite TV and a marble bathroom. Most rooms have a balcony with views of the Tagus River or the pool and sub-tropical garden.

Restaurant Hotel Lapa serves fine Mediterranean cuisine and regional wines, while Le Pavillion, during summer time, serves cocktails, homemade iced teas and fruit juices around the pool. On warmer days, meals can be enjoyed on the terrace. In the evenings, the live music is featured.

Central Lisbon is a short drive from the Olissippo. Free private parking is available onsite.

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Albufeira - Pine Cliffs Resort

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Situated on a cliff-top surrounded by pine trees, Pine Cliffs overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. It features 2 pools, a tennis court, a spa with Jacuzzi and a nearby golf course.

The bright suites and villas of the Pine Cliffs Resort are decorated with wicker furnishings and tiled bathrooms. They are all equipped with satellite TV and air conditioning and include terraces; some with a private swimming pool.

During school holidays, an extensive range of activities is organized by experienced staff at the Porto Pirata Children’s Club. A well-equipped gym with a personal trainer is available.

Located within the Aldeia Das Acoteias Natural Reserve, Pine Cliffs Resort is a 15-minute drive from central Albufeira. Free parking is available on site.

Aldeia das Acoteias is a great choice for travelers interested in beach walks, beach and relaxation.

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Lisbon - Ritz Four Seasons

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Featuring a fitness center on the 11th floor with an outdoor running track overlooking Lisbon, the 5-star Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon is located next to Eduardo VII Park. It offers a spa on site.

Luxurious and spacious, each room at the Ritz features an elegant décor with classic elements. Some rooms have large balconies, and all private bathrooms come with free L’Occitane toiletries.

Start your day with a lavish breakfast buffet, served daily at the stylish Varanda Restaurant, offering unparalleled views over the park. During the warmer months, enjoy a cocktail at the Ritz Bar’s summer terrace. In-room dining options are available 24 hours, and guests can enjoy sushi on select days of the week.

Guests wishing to pamper themselves can enjoy treatments as acupuncture and lymphatic drainage or Ayurvedic rituals at the spa. The indoor swimming pool overlooks the hotel gardens and Lisbon's Eduardo VII Park.

The trendy Avenida da Liberdade is less than 10 minutes’ walking from the Four Seasons Hotel, and the iconic São Jorge Castle is within 4 km.

The friendly and attentive staff is always ready to help, and exclusive concierge services are available at the Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon. There is a shuttle service to Lisbon International Airport, located 7 km from the hotel.

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Vila Nova de Gaia - The Yeatman

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A great classic hotel defines a destination, providing an authentic and memorable sense of place. The magnificent World Heritage city of Porto is defined by such an iconic property. The Yeatman. The city which gave its name to Port, Porto has been the home of British wine shippers and their families for over three centuries.

Inspired by this heritage, The Yeatman blends the finest Portuguese traditions of hospitality with a uniquely British flair for understated and stylish comfort. Timeless elegance and a wealth of authentic detail create a very special atmosphere which evokes the distinctive personality of this ancient city and its historic link to the world of wine.

Occupying a commanding hillside position on the south bank of the River Douro, The Yeatman enjoys breathtaking views over the historic center of Porto from its extensive grounds and from each of its individually appointed guest rooms and suites.

Destined to become a unique and distinctive landmark in the world of classic luxury hotels, The Yeatman offers the individuality of character and the sense of effortless hospitality which makes it the address of choice for discerning travelers visiting Porto and the North of Portugal.

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Algarve - Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa

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Vila Vita is set on a clifftop overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in Armacao de Pera. It consists of Moorish-style buildings surrounded by tropical gardens, just off Vale do Olival Beach.

The rooms feature a balcony or terrace where charming views of the Atlantic Ocean and Armacao de Pera can be admired. Some accommodation is fitted with a seating area and satellite TV.

In the landscaped gardens, Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa offers an outdoor pool. The hotel also offers an on-site nursery and a children’s play park.

Vila Vita’s spa features 4 aroma steam baths, a sauna and massage treatments. A gym is available as well and sports activities onsite include mini golf and a tennis court.

With 9 restaurants and 5 bars, the food offered varies from local Portuguese seafood dishes to Asian cuisine. Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa features a wine cellar stocked with fine wines.

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