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Six Senses Douro Valley – Riverside Retreat

Six Senses Douro Valley – Riverside Retreat

By | March 6, 2015 at 12:55 pm | No comments

Portugal’s Douro Valley is resplendent with rolling hills covered by vineyards, large rushing river, and an abundance of old world villages teaming with character. No wonder the region is classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage site.  Seems like an ideal setting for a...

Posted in: Hotels, Porto

Hotel da Música – Melodic & Modern Design Hotel in Porto

Hotel da Música – Melodic & Modern Design Hotel in Porto

By | January 5, 2015 at 10:27 am | No comments

Throughout the mid 20th century, the Mercado do Bom Succeso, in Porto, was a bustling center for commerce. In 2013, the landmark was renovated and redeveloped into a contemporary marketplace, entertainment center, and….design hotel.  The Hotel da Música, just a stone’s...

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Viceroy Algarve at Quinta da Ombria Announced

Viceroy Algarve at Quinta da Ombria Announced

By | November 13, 2014 at 9:20 am | No comments

A new resort, spa and golf course is coming to the Algarve in 2017. Viceroy Algarve at Quinta da Ombria is planned to be built in Loulé council. This is the first European location for the Viceroy Hotel Group. Upon completion, the luxury destination will offer distinguished...

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Evolutee Hotel at Royal Óbidos Spa & Golf Resort

Evolutee Hotel at Royal Óbidos Spa & Golf Resort

By | September 8, 2014 at 10:45 am | No comments

The Royal Óbidos Spa & Golf Resort, about a 45-minute drive north of Lisbon, has a lot to celebrate. In early 2014, their Seve Ballasteros-designed golf course was named to Golf World magazine’s “Top 100 Golf Courses in Continental Europe.” Now, the luxury resort has...

Posted in: Hotels, Portugal Centro

L’And Vineyards Hotel & Sky Suites – Sleep under the Alentejo Stars

L’And Vineyards Hotel & Sky Suites – Sleep under the Alentejo Stars

By | July 24, 2014 at 3:01 pm | No comments

L’And Vineyards Resort is a unique hybrid of secluded country estate, romantic winery guest house and cosmopolitan boutique hotel. Located just 45-minutes east of Lisbon, near Montemor-o-Novo, in the heart of the Alentejo, L’And provides luxury accommodations in a natural...

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Fabrica do Chocolate Hotel – Viana do Castelo, Northern Portugal

Fabrica do Chocolate Hotel – Viana do Castelo, Northern Portugal

By | June 24, 2014 at 2:29 pm | No comments

In Viana do Castelo, in northern Portugal, there is a place that must be a chocolate lover’s dream come true. It is the old Avianense Chocolate Factory, built in the early 1900’s, bit now transformed into a chic, boutique hotel, restaurant and museum. So, pack your bags and...

Posted in: Hotels, Portugal North