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Family Holiday (Lisbon & South)

From $1504

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10 Days/ 9 Nights. This  itinerary is designed to provide you and your family with an independent self-drive trip staying at some of the finest accommodations in Portugal. The 9 night itinerary begins in Lisbon the capital of Portugal. After Lisbon, you'll be exploring the South of Portugal staying near the great beaches of the renowned southern region of the Algarve. The itinerary also includes the Alentejo countryside, a region tucked between Algarve and the center of Portugal.


Day 1 - Lisbon

Arrival at  Lisbon airport, car rental pick up and departure to your hotel in Lisbon. At the end of the afternoon, you might consider an optional Moto Side Car to discover Lisbon. Accommodation for 3 nights.

Day 2 - Lisbon

A day to tour the city of Lisbon. In the morning, an optional Private Yacht sailing on the Tejo River for a different view of Lisbon. In the afternoon, explore Lisbon on your own or a Private Half Day Tour with guide as an optional.

Day 3 - Lisbon

Today we suggest that you drive to the village of Sintra (UNESCO World Heritage) and the Estoril Coast on your own.

Day 4 - Algarve

Hotel Check-out. Proceed to Alentejo region to visit Evora where we suggest you to have lunch. Then proceed to the village of Monsaraz for a visit. Afterwards continue to the Algarve for your accommodation for 3 nights. 

Day 5 - Algarve

Free Day at the Hotel in Algarve. Possible outdoor activities include: Bird watching, Hiking guided tours, Dolphin watching, fishing or Yacht charter. Please consult us for details and prices.

Day 6 - Algarve

Free Day at the Hotel in Algarve to enjoy the stay. For outdoor activities, please consult us.

Day 7 - Malhadinha Nova

In the morning, proceed to Malhadinha Nova Country House. Biking and Picnic in the afternoon at the Estate. (there are other activities you can do: hot air balloon, 4 wheel drive, horseback riding, among others). Suggested Dinner at the Estate (not included). Accommodation for one night.

Day 8 - Lisbon

Enjoy the property and late in the morning, depart north and return to Lisbon. Free time in Lisbon. Accommodation at Myriad By Sana located in the Nations Park modern area, which is just 5 minutes away from the airport. It's great for walking around (where the Lisbon's families come to walk around), for shopping, eating out, visiting the biggest Oceanarium of Europe, going to the Casino (for those who like it), etc. Accommodation for one night.

Day 9 - Home

Hotel Check-out and proceed to Lisbon airport. Return the rental car at the airport.

Places you will be visiting:


Lisbon is the 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, made the city become the center of a large empire and it still visible in the monuments of Belém. Lisbon is well known for its historic traditional neighbors, you'll be amazed with the Chiado, Bairro alto and Alfama as well as the Castle of Saint George and its gorgeous view from the top of its hill.

Sintra and Estoril Coast

The Lisbon Coast is one of the places you shall not miss in Portugal. It was declared as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO for its great natural beauty and architecture. Cascais and Estoril Coast are places of charm and aristocratic traditions that you'll meet along the Atlantic Ocean. Not to forget its fabulous beaches of white sand.

Alentejo Region

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 a beautiful small town in the Alentejo region. It is surrounded by the old walls and it is also a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO and it will attract you for its medieval appearance, the narrow streets, the historic center and for 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, known as one of the regions in Portugal with more traditional and quality at this level. You shall also not miss the opportunity of having a meal in one of the city's great restaurants.


Monsaraz is an ancient medieval village surrounded by tall walls and narrow streets with beautiful monuments made with whitewashed schist stone. From the castle ayou can see the marvelous landscapes, with the rural fields and the surprising Alqueva Lake.

Algarve Region

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 has a diverse 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. lity.

Malhadinha Nova

Malhadinha a Nova is a charming small property in Alentejo where you will be finding a true oasis of tranquility… Besides the very comfortable and elegant rooms you will be surrounded by a world of genuine experiences that invite you to relax: a guided tour through the vineyards followed by a wine tasting of best wines; a cooking class and a romantic picnic by the river.

Lisbon Nations Park

The Nations Park is the former Expo-98 exhibition area. It became the center of several cultural activities and the new residential area with  15.000 inhabitants. Nowadays this area is considered one of the safest and well attended places of the city of Lisbon. Here you'll find many important architectures' art, the amazing Oceanarium of Lisbon - one of the biggest aquariums in the world, many pleasant Restaurants areas, the Shopping Mall, Vasco da Gama and Lisbon's Casino, where there's frequently free concerts.

Rates are per person in US dollars
Single = 1 person per room
Double = 2 persons per room
3 P (2 room) = 3 persons in two rooms
4 P (2 room) = 4 persons in two rooms
6 P (3 rooms) = 6 persons in two rooms

Departure DateSingle PremierDouble Premier3 P (2 Room) Premier4 P (2 Room) Premier6 P (3 Room) Premier
3/24/2017 - 3/31/2017$2683$1644$1865$1504$1520
4/1/2017 - 7/15/2017$3685$2185$2492$1966$2040
7/16/2017 - 8/24/2017$3919$2419$2726$2200$2274
8/25/2017 - 10/31/2017$3685$2185$2492$1966$2040

 Package Includes:

  • 8 night accommodation in Superior or Premier level hotels
  • 8 full-breakfasts
  • Picnic lunch at Herdade da Malhadinha Nova
  • 8 days of rental car (air-conditioned vehicle) with CDW and TP insurance, unlimited kms. Vehicles are manual transmission.
  • Personalized itinerary of Portugal
  • Travel consultancy service
  • 24 hour telephone support in Portugal
  • Welcome manual in English (PDF)


  • Car pick up at airport
  • Car delivery at hotel (if you do not wish to go to rental car office in town)
  • Additional driver
  • GPS
  • Upgrades to superior rooms such as suites (consult us)
  • Car upgrade to superior categories (consult us)
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Highest view - Sintra - Portugal
Temple of Diana - Roman ruins in Evora
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 .

Premier Hotels

Beja - Malhadinha Nova Country House & Spa


Located 1 km off the IP2 motorway, Malhadinha is a rural manor set among pristine natural surroundings. It features a panoramic pool, spa with hot tub and ham mam, free Wi-Fi and free bicycles.

Rooms at the Malhadinha Nova Country House & Spa have white-washed walls and tiled floors. They combine designer furnishings with rustic finishing. All rooms are air conditioned and equipped with flat-screen cable TV and an Ipod docking station.

Guests can enjoy traditional food from the Alentejo region at the restaurant of the hotel, offering views of the countryside. The in-house bar serves self-produced wine until late in the evenings.

Popular activities include horse riding, hiking and canoeing. Vale Do Guadiana Natural Park is a 30-minute drive from the Nova Country. Free private parking is available on site.


Lisboa - Myriad by SANA Hotel


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.


Lisbon - Pestana Palace Hotel & National Monument

Pestana Palace

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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Albufeira - Pine Cliffs Resort


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.


Booking your land only vacation

  • A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of 25% of the full reservation value per person is required to make your reservation.
  • Vacation departures, itineraries and prices are subject to change until confirmed
  • Full payment due 45 days from departure

Booking your Vacation with Air

  • This vacation does not have an airfare option. We can hold your land reservation while you book air. Once you confirm your air itinerary we can then proceed with collecting a deposit and confirming your land portion.

Cancellation Policy

  • Deposit is non-refundable
  • Cancellation 45 to 22 days prior to departure: 25% of total price minus deposit
  • Cancellation 21 to 8 days prior to departure: 45% of total price
  • Cancellation 7 to 2 days prior to departure: 65% of total price
  • Less than 48 hours, "no shows" and unused services - No refund

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  • A fee of $35 per person, per transaction, will be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. 

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