Secrets Itinerary: Discover The Best Romantic Hotels In Porto ♦ Anyone who says Porto isn’t a romantic city simply hasn’t looked closely enough. The colourful buildings and waterside location make it the perfect place for lovers to stroll hand-in-hand. Plus, if you book one of the best romantic hotels in Porto – carefully selected by yours truly – you won’t fail to have a wonderfully dreamy vacation. Secrets From Portugal brings you the best romantic hotels in Porto: enjoy na idyllic weekend in the Invicta city and start packing.
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Pestana Palácio do Freixo – Pousada & National Monument
From the moment you arrive, you will be captivated by the ornate architecture and majestic beauty of the Pousada do Porto, Palacio do Freixo Hotel – a luxurious holiday destination on the banks of the enchanting Douro river. Situated close to the city of Porto, the Pousada offers an irresistible combination of contemporary accommodation and an authentic cultural experience.
Guests are accommodated in spacious rooms with mesmerising river views in the adjacent Harmonia Flour Factory, which has also been handsomely renovated. Professionally equipped for corporate events, the hotel’s leisure facilities include a superb spa and a sophisticated restaurant serving traditional local cuisine. Take a quiet stroll through the wonderful gardens and experience the tranquillity of the riverside infinity pool – a truly exquisite place to watch the world go by. The Pousada is also a memorable venue for wedding celebrations or a fairytale honeymoon. Attentive staff offer excellent service to ensure your every need is satisfied.
Flores Village Hotel & Spa
Flores Village has the facilities of a hotel, the convenience of an apartment and the personalised service of a guesthouse, and therefore offers a good all-round accommodation option in Porto. The hotel also happens to be located on one of the city’s liveliest streets, Rua das Flores, which is lined with shops, cafés and restaurants. Furthermore, the hotel’s own wine and tapas bar, Pateo das Flores, serves quality food in a trendy enclosed courtyard. Other onsite facilities include a spa, sauna, steam room, gym and an underground Roman bath.
THE YEATMAN HOTEL
The Yeatman is a luxury wine hotel and spa in Porto with spectacular views over the UNESCO World Heritage city and the Douro River. Member of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux collection of hotels and distinguished with two Michelin Stars, The Yeatman Hotel is widely regarded as the best hotel in Porto and is a unique and distinctive landmark in the world of classic luxury hotels.
Set amidst the Port wine lodges, The Yeatman nestles on a hill, overlooking Porto and is set within 7 acres of land, and has outdoor and indoor infinity swimming pools.
InterContinental Porto – Palacio das Cardosas São Bento
If you want swank and style on your trip to Porto, you can’t go wrong with the InterContinental. The former monastery and palace are conveniently positioned at the end of Porto’s main square, Praça da Liberdade. Step out the door and you’ll see Porto’s iconic Clérigos Tower on your left, then nip around the corner to your right and run straight into the equally iconic São Bento Train Station.
As well as having a top location, the hotel has a five-star class with an opulent foyer adorned with marble and Swarovski chandeliers. There’s also a swish shopping arcade inside should you care to casually pick up a new Rolex. The elegance continues in the rooms upstairs, where you’ll find heavy curtains, studded ottomans and silky bedspreads. Take a relaxing bath in the marble bathroom before choosing from eight types of pillows at bedtime, and be sure to book a massage or facial in the hotel spa.
Located in the heart of Porto’s historic centre, near Santa Catarina Street and the Bolhao Market, Fenízia Palace is one of the city’s most romantic buildings, one of the few that retains the charm of an early 20th-century bourgeois residence.
With a name that translates as ‘Charm Palace’, you’d expect nothing less than romance at this beautiful hotel. Surprisingly – given the intricate stucco work, wood panels and glittering chandeliers – this was once home to a butchers’ association, but thanks to Italian designer Gianfranco Fenizia, it now effuses sheer opulence. Each room varies by design, but all come with a seating area on the patio/balcony. The blue room is especially glamorous, with a freestanding bath that’s perfect to enjoy a glass of wine or two inconveniently purchasable from reception. Out the back of the house, you’ll find a peaceful garden, including a glass-panelled lounge, which is the perfect spot to relax with a little something from the 24-hour kitchen.
Maison Albar Hotels Le Monumental Palace
You discovered your Portuguese address: historically luxurious and predestined to remarkable travellers. You will discover that this luxury hotel in the heart of Porto, does not have monumental only as a name. Ancient most renowned “café” of Porto since 1930, the Café Monumental, has become the hotel of choice for a high-end stay in Porto. Such as the locals you belong to history by choosing this 5-star hotel exceeding the ordinary.
In this 5-star hotel, you are here at home: choose between 63 rooms and 13 suites with a spacious intimacy, dive into ancient books in our library, share good moments with your family next to the fireplace, sit at your exceptional gastronomic table, escape into your well-being space.