Discover Our Selection Of The Best Hotels Of 2019 ♦The year of 2019 was an amazing year for the hotels in Portugal. But what does it take to be the best hotel in 2019? Secrets from Portugal is here to help you clarify any doubt that might be, keep reading and enjoy the best hotels that opened its doors during 2019. (Pack your bags and start planning the visit!)
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Quinta da Côrte Douro Valley, Valença do Douro
“A white-painted winery and guest house. Overlooking the slopes of Portugal’s most famous wine region. ” This is how the well-known tourism publication refers to Quinta da Côrte Douro Valley. It is located in Alto Douro, more specifically in Valença do the Douro. The magazine also explains how wine (two reds and a port) is produced on the property and highlights the fact that the interior of the hotel was overseen by famous designer Pierre Yovanovitch.
There are eight rooms available for booking, offering the luxury of a very elaborate simplicity. Marie-Hélène, the cook, proposes simple dishes, favouring fresh and local products. You will be “addicted” to grilled almonds, house candies, honey and olive oil. All of these products are produced on the property. Rooms starting at 140 euros, price based on average rates for a standard room.
Les Suites at The Cliff Bay, Funchal
With 23 luxury suites, it promises an experience that combines comfort, tranquillity and history through elegant and exclusive suites and a new concept of restoration, the Avista. Two centennial houses and a new wing are surrounded by lush gardens and extraordinary views, ensuring a dream experience.
The spaces are connected by beautiful gardens, an infinity pool and unique views of the sea and the famous Funchal bay. An idyllic and quiet location yet offering access to all the facilities of the iconic The Cliff Bay hotel with sea access.
Portobay Flores, Porto
With a great location on Rua das Flores (pedestrian access), right next to Misericórdia Church, the hotel is within easy walking distance of the city’s main tourist attractions. This hotel with 500 years of history a fusion of the Classic and the Contemporary and is comprised of two different buildings: a 16th-century palace and a new wing, built from scratch.
The PortoBay Flores has 66 rooms and suites, a restaurant, a bar with access to Rua das Flores, a spa, a gym and a small indoor pool with natural light. It also has a meeting room, a reading room and an 18th-century chapel. The landscaped patio is a calm and peaceful area in which to relax in the heart of the city.
Vila Galé Douro Vineyards, Douro
There are now seven rooms, but soon it will be almost 50. With an incredible location and breathtaking views, Vila Galé Douro Vineyards was officially opened this Tuesday, April 23, and was already in soft opening from the beginning. of the month. The agritourism in Armamar, in the heart of the Douro Wine Region, starts with exclusive accommodation, restaurant and bar with panoramic view and terrace – plus wine cellar, library and an outdoor pool.
There is also the Val Moreira à la carte restaurant and the Val Moreira bar with its panoramic terrace; Val Moreira Winery, with visits and tastings every day from 10 am to 6 pm; outdoor pool; and access to a property with 25 hectares of vineyard, two hectares of olive grove and 2.5 hectares of almond.
Vila Foz Hotel & Spa, Porto
Porto’s new space is a Huga Hotels project. In 2017, it was announced that the company would recover a centennial palace, with about one thousand square meters, on Montevideo Avenue, in the mouth of the Douro. And that would turn it into a luxury hotel, trying to maintain the historic trace of the 19th-century mansion.
The unit is 20 minutes from the centre of Porto, near the beaches and gardens of Parque da Cidade and offers 68 rooms and suites, divided into several types. The Onice Rooms – 24 Double or Twin – are luxury offerings, all with shower. The Onice Sea View are 35 double or twin rooms with balcony and sea view, also with shower. Finally, the Manor House Rooms and Suites are four double or twin rooms with shower or bath and areas that can reach 36 square meters.
The One Palácio da Anunciada, Lisbon
The One Palácio da Anunciada, the new 5* hotel in the city, is located in the heart of historical Lisbon, a few metres from the prestigious Avenida da Liberdade and Praça dos Restauradores.
The building represents the historical heritage from the year 1533, retaining all the majesty of the 16th century. You will be able to enjoy a unique experience in the most exclusive area of the City of Light: the best traditional cuisine, a wide offer of the best luxury boutiques and an enticing historical centre to discover.
Le Monumental Palace, Porto
Le Monumental. The name is imposing and luxurious, as is the new five-star space in Porto. In an old building, now decorated with Art Nouveau and Art Deco views, on Avenida dos Aliados, you will find over 60 charming and sublime rooms and suites. And this with a view of the city as monumental as its interiors.
This hotel is housed in a historic building from 1923, where the well-known Café Monumental was housed and has been completely rehabilitated without losing its original features.