With its superb golf resorts, beautiful beaches and historic and captivating cities, Portugal is a destination that appeals to many different types of travellers. Browse our collection of the best luxury hotels and resorts and discover the perfect Portugal holiday for you.
Pine Cliffs Resort Algarve – The Luxury Collection – Algarve
Pine Cliffs is Marriott International’s offering in Albufeira. It boasts an enviable location, overlooking the longest beach in Portugal, Praia da Falesia, and has a nine-hole golf course on site. There are 11 restaurants, and activities offered include a kids’ club, tennis, water sports, a fitness centre, a spa, swimming pools, and many more. The golf course may not be the longest, but there are some spectacular holes to enjoy. With all that this expansive and pretty resort has to offer it’s perfectly possible to enjoy a great holiday without venturing further afield.
EPIC SANA – Algarve
Secluded amongst landscaped gardens that lead onto the stunning Falesia beach one finds The EPIC SANA Algarve. This 5-star resort offers an intimate guest experience, ensconced in nature, close to the sea and beaches, with elegant suites, upscale dining at the spectacular Al Quimia restaurant, and a wellness spa specialising in residential retreats. The resort has thoughtful design with families rooms and one bedroom apartments having access to dedicated all-day dining and pools, whilst couples looking for a more romantic and private experience can book sea-view suites with large terraces in quieter areas of the property. The EPIC SANA Algarve has 162 Rooms, 24 Garden Suites and 43 Resort Suites, as well as studios and family-friendly ‘Suite Home’ one bedroom apartments.
Vilalara Thalassa Resort – Algarve
This hotel is situated in 11 hectares of truly stunning grounds, with its own, private, sandy beach nestled between sandstone rocks. It is located in Armacao de Pera, west of Albufeira, and offers a fine range of facilities including tennis, a fitness centre, and six outdoor swimming pools. There is also a spa where guests can enjoy thalassotherapy treatments and hot stone massages. The spaciousness of the resort means that it never feels too crowded, and the casual atmosphere makes for a relaxed and comfortable stay.
Conrad Algarve – Algarve
The Conrad is situated in Quinta do Lago, an area renowned for its superb golf courses. Some of the Algarve’s famous beaches are also readily accessible. The hotels boasts a fitness centre and a tennis court, along with several swimming pools, including a heated infinity pool, plus a spa offering a range of treatments. Every room features a balcony, and foodies can enjoy an impressive breakfast spread and a variety of delicious meals prepared by well known chef Heinz Beck in the ‘Gusto’ restaurant.
MYRIAD, By SANA Hotels – Lisbon
Live the high life in Lisbon’s bold and beautiful Myriad by SANA Hotels – a unique architectural design hotel, that’s also home to Fifty Seconds the acclaimed Michelin starred restaurant. Your can read The Luxury Editor profile review of Myriad here. Towering over the shores of the mighty Tagus river, Myriad is at the heart of Lisbon’s contemporary Parque das Nações district. The tower has 176 rooms and 10 suites, each confidently decorated in black, silver, grey and red making for a high impact style that echoes the striking architecture.
Four Seasons Hotel Ritz – Lisbon
Conveniently located close to many of Lisbon’s most popular attractions, this luxurious hotel provides a stylish retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city. Guests are treated to their own private terrace so that they can gaze out over the city, while the blue and cream décor comes come with 18th century furniture for a truly decadent feel. Spending time in the spa is the perfect way to unwind after a day out exploring the city, whilst taking a dip in the 18-metre lap pool is a sure way to work up an appetite before enjoying a meal at Varanda Restaurant, which is a popular spot among Lisbon’s elite.
Memmo Príncipe Real Design Hotels – Lisbon
Named after the 19th century king D, this stylish hotel is located in one of Lisbon’s most prestigious neighbourhoods. The forty-one spacious rooms reflect the modern style of the rest of the hotel, while guests are treated to a large indoor swimming pool to splash around in. The view from the restaurant terrace is simply stunning and this is a great place to unwind in the early evening while sampling a number of traditional dishes that are given a new lease of life by the talented resident chef.
Hotel Palácio Fenízia – Porto
This luxury upmarket hotel is located close to a metro station and Porto Cathedral. This is a charming Pombaline building from the 1900s and styled with a tiled exterior. The rooms are decorated in a chic, vintage style, light and airy, with high ceilings and free WiFi. Breakfast is available at the hotel if guests desire. Some of the rooms share balconies, while others have private patios that step out onto the garden. The hotel has a lovely lounge with a romantic fireplace and guests are able to enjoy a delightful courtyard garden for alfresco drinks and dining.
Pestana Palácio do Freixo – Porto
For those looking to live the high life, this is the hotel in Porto for you. This is a grand 18th-century Baroque building that overlooks the Duoro River and is a short walk from the beach. This hotel offers the chance to holiday like a royal in its large over the top public spaces, elegant architecture, and comfortable modern rooms with all the amenities guests would expect from such an establishment. The hotel boasts a lovely infinity pool that overlooks the river for guests to soak up the sun and relax, along with an indoor pool, spa and Turkish bath. Buffet breakfast is served at the onsite restaurant and is made with the freshest ingredients. Food can also be served by the pool or at the hotel’s bar.