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To relax and disconnect from the daily hustle and bustle, nothing like spending a few days in one of the best charming hotels in Portugal. And at a time when many choose to spend their holidays here, the best thing is to take advantage of the enchanting places that allow you to recover your energy and rest in paradisiacal spaces.
The offer of this type of accommodation is increasing, and our country is a reference even at an international level. With an incomparable charm and an irresistible power of seduction, these spaces will meet your desires for tranquility and well-being.
However, so many and so attractive options can make choosing difficult. In this sense, and to help you select the environment that best matches your personality or your family’s tastes, we decided to select 10 of the best charming hotels in Portugal – from North to South, including Azores and Wood.
Whatever your decision, we guarantee that you will find an inviting atmosphere, careful decoration, high quality of service and above average comfort.
Discover 10 charming boutique hotels
Carmo’s Boutique Hotel (Ponte de Lima)
The owners say they were inspired by French Provence to create this space. Many customers mention that some details make them feel as if they were in bali. Therefore, inspirations aside, what is certain is that this intimate and elegant place enjoys a privileged location.
Right in the heart of Alto Minho, the Carmo’s Boutique Hotel is one of those charming hotels that allow you to discover traditions, stroll through cultural heritage sites, be dazzled by the Atlantic coast and the historic architecture of the Nort of Portugal.
The charming hotel has just 15 rooms and three suite tents, in a glampingso it offers the peace and quiet you are looking for, away from crowds and floods that could be a threat to your well-being.
1872 River House (Porto)
Do we have Invicta fans on that side? And charming hotels? So, if this is one of your preferred zones and if your thoughts already flow like the currents of Golden Riverconsider a vacation at the 1872 River House.
The hotel is located on the iconic banks of the Douro River, perfect for enjoying the view of the Ribeira and the Dom Luís bridge.
Although it is one of the most popular places for tourists, in this charming hotel you can live life calmly, without rushing, at your own pace or lulled by the Porto movida, in case you want to go and discover new adventures and new people.
All the rooms 1872 River House tell a different story, each with its Portuguese furniture restored and adapted to each space.
House of Ínsua (Penalva do Castelo)
THE Ínsua House it is the first accommodation in Portugal to use the “Parador” brand, that is, it is part of the prestigious Spanish network of Paradores de Turismo and is part of the Montebelo Hotels & Resorts chain. Indications that make it one of the ideal charming hotels to discover the region Center of Portugal.
Located in Penalva do Castelo, about 30 kilometers from Viseu, this accommodation unit is located in Quinta da Ínsua, an award-winning wine farm, on the Dão Wine Route, with a strong connection to the Serra da Estrela Natural Park. .
In addition to wine production, the farm has its own production of Serra da Estrela cheese, olive oil, jams and apples from Bravo Esmolfe.
Good food is, as you can see, something that you can’t miss when staying at Casa da Ínsua.
THE meadow river it is more than a simple tourist enterprise. What sets it apart from the others is its strong focus on sustainable componentwith various ecological measures being implemented in the course of day-to-day activities, also functioning as a place with an educational and cultural dimension.
All suites have an indoor and outdoor fireplace, shower area, minibar, air conditioning, coffee machine, TV and Wifi. Larger families can also stay in connecting suites. A classic among boutique hotels.
Areias do Seixo (Torres Vedras)
This space claims to be perfect for finding balance and resting in the company of nature – in fact, this very much fits our definition of charming hotels to spend a few days on vacation.
the accommodation Areias do Seixo it has only 15 rooms whose decoration, design and layout promise a trip to “distant places, with complete privacy”, not least because none of them have a television. What more could you want to forget the world?
In addition, autonomous villas and townhouses are also available, which safeguard privacy for family stays.
LX Boutique Hotel (Lisbon)
THE LX Boutique Hotel is located in the heart of city of lisbon in the Cais do Sodré area, once Lisbon’s red light district and now a rising star in the city. Soon, you can already imagine the absurdly unmissable view of the Tagus River, with the utmost elegance and contemporary style.
Another of the great advantages of this space is the fact that it allows you to quickly stroll along the banks of the river, delight in the menus of great restaurants, spend time in art galleries or even give rise to your more commercial side and do a little shopping in the shops. from downtown Lisbon.
Guincho Fortress (Cascais)
THE Guincho Fortress It is a luxurious five-star hotel, with a restaurant awarded with a Michelin star.
It is located on top of a cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and provides a warm and welcoming environment for a family holiday or to enjoy a romantic retreat for two.
Sublime Comporta (Comporta)
Comporta is one of the busiest places in the summer, due to the dreamy beaches in the region and the slow and tranquility of Alentejo that make vacations taste like vacations. And charming hotels could not be missing.
THE Sublime Gate it is surrounded by “umbrella pines, secret lagoons, wild dunes, extensive rice paddies and more than 60 kilometers of white sand beaches on the Atlantic coast.” So, you can well imagine the serenity you will breathe and the comfort you will feel.
The rooms, suites and villas are spread over several buildings, which further contributes to the “feel of the hotel’s exclusivity”, and which include the villas, all with a private pool and terrace.
Terra Nostra Garden Hotel (Sao Miguel, Azores)
We leave the mainland and head to the islands, more specifically to the island of São Miguel, in the Azoreswhere is located the Terra Nostra Garden Hotelwhich is, for many, a place that reminds us of the fairy tales of our childhood, more like an enchanted forest where anything is possible.
It has been considered several times as the best hotel in the Azores and one of the best “Green Retreats” in the world, according to Condé Nast Traveler. The fact that it is located in Vale das Furnas, in total communion with nature, contributes greatly to this.
Ponta do Sol Inn (Funchal, Madeira)
The infinity pool Ponta do Sol Inn it’s just one of its strengths. Magnificently located on the edge of a cliff, this accommodation unit promises to be the perfect retreat for a relaxing and perfect holiday, especially for those who like to have the sea close by.
It is an old farmhouse completely refurbished and converted into a 4-star design hotel, with comfortable and welcoming rooms, a restaurant with breathtaking views, a spa and a series of activities and leisure programs available.