A trip to the to the wine regions in Portugal to discover Portuguese vineyards and wines is a wonderful experience. The Portuguese wines are excellent, the food is good and there are lovely comfortable places to stay. In this best wine hotels Portugal article we will guide you through the best accommodation in the wine regions of Portugal.
Places to Stay on the Vinho Verde wine route
The current Demarcated Region of Vinhos Verdes (“green wine”) spans the entire northwest of the country.
Quinta do Ameal – Wine & Tourism Terroir
Located 12 km from Ponte de Lima in the heart of the the Vinho Verde demarcated region. Quinta do Ameal produces an excellent organic white wine and offers guests a unique experience to stay at a working vineyard with all the comforts. Surrounded by a forest the accommodation is in complete harmony with its natural surroundings. There is a large swimming pool, sun beds and fantastic Lima valley and river views. You can enjoy delightful riverside or woodland walks.
Monverde Wine Experience Hotel
Located 10km from Amarante this luxury hotel creates a unique experience for visitors. The 30 rooms in three carefully restored buildings in the middle of vineyards create an intimate atmosphere with a dominant rural character. There is an indoor and outdoor pool and a spa that works with wine therapy products. In the hotel guests can blend their own wine and take part in the wine harvest.
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The Yeatman Hotel Porto
Set among the port wine cellars on a hillside overlooking the Douro River, The Yeatmen is a paradise for wine lovers. The 70 rooms and 12 suites are themed around a wine partner and all have a private terrace offering breathtaking views of Porto. It has the most extensive cellar of Portuguese wines in the world and many of the best Portuguese wine-growers actively participate in tasting programmes at the hotel. The spa offers vine products and therapies. A decanter shaped infinity completes the wow factor.
The House of Sandman Hostel & Suites
Enhance your experience of the of the rich heritage of Port Wine with a stay at The House of Sandeman Hostel & Suites. Housed in the same historic building as the Sandeman port wine cellars with stunning views of Porto. This hotel-hostel hybrid has 12 suites and 43 hostel beds in dormitories. The surrounding area is chock- a- block with restaurants, cafés and bars. The historic centre of Porto is within a short walking distance.
Places to Stay on the Port Wine Route
The Douro wine region is the home of Port and is the oldest demarcated wine region in the world. It has been a UNESO world heritage site since 2001 and is building an increasing reputation for excellent quality table wines.
The Vintage House
Vintage House is located in Pinhão in a privilaged spot by the river. An 18th century house revnovated, enlarged and turned into one of the prime hotels in the region. There are 37 rooms and 6 suites the décor is classic and luxurious. You can enjoy regional cuisine in the Rabelo restaurant. There is an on-site shop with wine tasting rooms.
Quinta do Vallado Wine Hotel Douro
Located 10 minutes away by car from the town of Peso da Régua, Quinta do Vallado has references dating back to 1716. It belonged to legendary Antónia Adelide Ferreira, a woman who shaped the history of wine and the region. The quinta still remains in the hands of the same family, the current owners are sixth generation. Quinta do Vallado Wine Hotel Portugal has 13 guest rooms with five in the traditional 18th- century manor house and a further eigth in a contemporary hotel next door. Beautiful gardens with a swimming pool surround the hotel and the state of the art winery is next door.
Quinta do Crasto Douro
Located between Peso da Régua and Pinhão high up on the right bank of the Douro River with breathtaking views in every direction. There are four double rooms furnished with antique furniture, two in the main house. The other two are in a self-contained cottage a few steps away, which comes with a log fire for winter and a small terrace for admiring the views. A stay at Quinta do Crastro is more about being on a working winery than a hotel, the experience is all about home cooking, accompained by wines of Quinta do Crastro.
The Wine House Hotel – Quinta da Pacheca Douro
The boutique hotel on this estate is located 6km from Lamego. The 15 guest rooms in the manor house combine traditional and modern features. The owners recently added a new accommodation experience where you can stay overnight in a giant wine barrel, complete with private bathroom, WiFi, A/c, and a private terrace to sit among the centuries-old vines. You can enjoy gourmet cuisine at the restaurant as well as taste and buy the wine produced at Quinta da Pacheca.
Places to Stay on the Dão Wine Route
Wine lovers should not miss a taste of Dão wines, a region located just south of the Douro Valley that yields some of the best Portuguese wines. After decades of neglect, Dão returned to life during the Portuguese viticultural revolution standing out for its elegant top-quality wines.
Quinta do Medrohinho Rural Hotel
This quinta is 6km from Viseu in the Dão wine making region, in rural surroundings with vineyards and watermills. There are four restored farm houses offering modern accommodation.
Places to Stay on the Alentejo Wine Route
The Alentejo is an outstanding destination offering culture, cuisine, wonderful wines, breathtaking views and many memorable experiences. This hot, dry area covers approximately a third of the country.
Herdade de Maladinha Nova – Relais & Châteaux
Located 28 km from Beja in heart of the Baixo Alentejo region. Maladinha Nova is situated in the middle of a rural landscape, surrounded by vineyards. Accommodation is in 5 houses on the estate and one 5 km away in the village of Albernoa. All the houses offer privacy, exclusivity and luxury. Outdoor swimming pools and spa offering messages from volcanic hot stones to wine therapy. There is an excellent restaurant where you can match local delicacies with the estate’s wines.
Herdade do Sobrosa
This charming boutique hotel is situated in the middle of a vineyard 9km from the largest artificial lake in Europe. The décor is rustic with some exotic touches. There is an excellent restaurant where you can savour regional cuisine. Besides the estates wine business Herdade do Sabrosa also specialises in game hunting and wine tourism.
Located in rural Alentejo 4 km from Montemor-o-Novo the primary activity of L’AND vineyards has always been the management of agroforestry and mixed farming. The innovative tourist unit with 22 suites and 8 villas blends modern architecture with nature providing an atmosphere of luxury, beauty and tranquility. The suites are divided between 10 sky view suites and 12 land view suites with outdoor patios and plunge pools. The sky view suites have retractable roofs allowing you to sleep under the star-filled sky. There is a wine club that gives guests the opportunity of making their own wine in the cellar.
Herdade do Vau
Herdade do Vau sits on the right bank of the Guadiana River 20km from Beja in the Baixo Alentejo. In has been transformed into a modern 10-room country guesthouse while keeping the original architecture. The spacious, minimalist rooms overlook the vineyards.
Herdade dos Grous
Located on a vast plain 17 km from Beja, this luxury hotel has 24 rooms with all the comforts. The estate produces an award-winning wine and also has gardens, a swimming pool, artificial lake, vineyards and olive groves. There is a restaurant on-site where you can enjoy the regional cuisine accompained by quality wines.
Torre de Palma Wine Hotel, Alentejo
Set in the countryside near Monforte, a village in upper Alentejo. The recently restored hotel features white washed walls in keeping with the architecture of the region. It has 19 attractively decorated rooms that combine comtemporary design with traditional pieces. There is an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, spa and wellness centre. The winery is focused on the production of signature wines.
The Vine Hotel
This luxury boutique hotel is located in the middle of Funchal with stunning views over the bay. It has 57 rooms and 23 suites, the interiors are inspired by the island’s wine.