Portugal has it all and is flourishing as a holiday destination. Lisbon is hip and happening, attracting a lot of renewed interest now that the younger generation of Portuguese are coming up with surprising new initiatives.

The Douro River forms the natural border between northern Portugal and the rest of the country. In the hinterland it feels like time stood still, here you can spend nights in cosy country-house hotels amidst beautiful nature. During the busy summer months it is not easy to find a stylish resort in Europe with a quiet location, with space and tranquillity, close to the sea. But if you travel to the farthest corners of the Portuguese coast or inland, there is a good chance that you will succeed.


It’s not easy to find stylish resorts during the busy summer months in Europe especially with a quiet location and unspoiled beaches. However, when traveling to the furthest corners of southern Portugal or to the interior, there is a good chance that you will succeed. We have selected a number of design hotels that are worth mentioning! On the east side, near the Spanish border lies the historic town of Tavira, a well kept secret and ... read more

Lisbon and region

The beautiful Portuguese capital lies majestically at the mouth of the wide Tagus River and in recent years has experienced a massive renovation. It is a city full of art and wonderful attractions, and with the most sunshine in all of Europe. The banks of the Tagus are rapidly being developed and former industrial buildings now hosts many vintage shops and small restaurants. A historical and romantic hotel is the charming York House ****, ... read more

The green north

In the north of Portugal, it is possible to sleep undisturbed among the vineyards in combination with unique design, gastronomy, sports activities and spa treatments. Oporto is the perfect base for a cruise on the Douro River, arguably one of the world's finest vineyards and nature reserves as well as a UNESCO World Heritage site. In Oporto (known by the Portuguese as Porto) there are two outstanding hotels, The Yeatman Hotel which has a ... read more

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