This complete guide to Portugal’s Best Wine Hotels features the most authentic properties in the Douro Valley, Alentejo, and other Portuguese wine regions. There is the rich history, glorious beaches, world-class restaurants, vibrant cultural scene, and rolling vineyards to rival France and Spain. From the Douro to the Algarve, these ten hotels provide the perfect springboards for exploring the country’s best.
Without further ado, let’s dig into the best selection of wine hotels in Portugal.
QUINTA NOVA LUXURY WINERY HOUSE
Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora dos Carmo is the first wine estate in the Douro to open wine tourism facilities and is one of the most highly-rated wine tourism spots in Portugal.
L’AND Vineyards is a “Wine Resort” that offers a unique rural experience in an exclusive and contemporary ambiance. It is located in the heart of the Alentejo and extends around a central valley of vineyards, olive groves, and a lake communicating with the accommodation units that are born from the landscape, sorted in small clusters, recovering the typology of the traditional properties (“montes”) of Alentejo. By electing the wine as the anchor of its inspiration, L’AND Vineyards Resort is a 5-star holiday village.
Quinta de la Rosa
Quinta de La Rosa was built in an unusual location, on a hill with steep stairs that connect the different levels besides the Douro River. The Bergqvist family has been making Port wine since 1815. The Quinta de La Rosa estate was offered as a baptism gift to Claire Feuheerd, Sophia’s grandmother, in 1906. Guests can stay in a traditional family house or a new and more modern building.
The Wine House Hotel Quinta da Pacheca
The Wine House Hotel of Quinta da Pacheca is the ideal retreat in the Douro, where peace, tranquillity, elegance, and comfort are just some of the adjectives to describe the unique facilities prepared for you. Inserted in a 51 ha. (126 ac.) a farm full of vineyards stretching down to the Douro, the Wine House Hotel Quinta da Pacheca is an intense and soulful hotel that surprises for its history, combined with an innovative and sophisticated style.
After the great national and international success of the Ameal wines, a new project was born in Quinta do Ameal, the brand new Ameal Wine & Tourism Terroir. The renovation of several old houses of the property was completed in May 2014. These houses and suites are fully equipped and decorated so guests can enjoy all comfort without leaving the Quinta. Quinta do Ameal has a total of 30 hectares within its granite walls where a little less than half, 12 hectares, is planted with a totally organic vineyard that produces exceptional grapes for the production of wine.
Hotel The Vintage House Douro
The Vintage House Douro is located in Pinhão, in the middle of the Douro Region, classified as World Heritage and the first demarcated wine region of the world. Adapted from an old winery, The Vintage House Douro is a five-star, with a sophisticated but comfortable decoration, typical of the traditional farms of the Douro.
Herdade da Malhadinha Nova – Country House & Spa
The Herdade da Malhadinha Nova is located in Albernoa, in the heart of Baixo Alentejo, and offers comfort and design in perfect harmony between Nature and the surrounding Landscape. Its concept is based on offering experiences wrapped in the theme of wine and Wine Tourism, Hotel, and Restaurant. Wines are the Herdade da Malhadinha Nova ex-libris and reflect huge respect for Nature and all the passion and dedication taken for their creation.
The Yeatman Hotel
A great classic hotel defines a destination, providing an authentic and memorable sense of place. The magnificent World Heritage city of Porto is defined by such an iconic property.
CONVENTO DO ESPINHEIRO, HISTORIC HOTEL & SPA
Build in the XV century, Convento do Espinheiro was since early fascinating because of its history, charm, and rare beauty. Through centuries was one spot of election by the royal family whenever they moved to Évora. Luxuriously redecorated, the Convento do Espinheiro is today considered a national monument, that works with renowned brand Luxury Collection of company Starwood Hotels & Resorts.