Sometimes we have the mania to be poets and we acclaim that it is not the destination that counts but the journey. Now what counts is the hotel you choose to sleep in – a tree house, a barrel of wine, a houseboat, … Keep reading this post to discover six hotels for different experiences in Portugal, ideal for an unforgettable getaway!
1. Pedras Salgadas Spa e Nature Park, Vila Pouca de Aguiar
If you would like to sleep in a place perfectly involved in nature, Pedras Salgadas Spa & Nature Park is for you. This hotel offers self-sufficient ecological bungalows, called Eco Houses and Tree Houses. It is the ideal place to relax in the midst of the peace and quiet of Pedras Salgadas Park.
2. Design e Wine Hotel, Caminha
Can you imagine lying on one side and waking up completely on the other side? This is possible at the Design & Wine Hotel in Caminha! A building built with high technology, that rotates 35 degrees twice a day, allowing you to have the best views of the Minho River and Santa Tecla Mountain.
3. Quinta da Pacheca, Lamego
Quinta da Pacheca has the ideal accommodation if you are a lover of the wine world. In addition to the conventional rooms, you can sleep in wine barrels, thus experiencing a unique experience of contact with nature and the monumental reality of the Douro Demarcated Region.
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4. Moinho de Maneio, Penamacor
Falling asleep in the middle of nature, with the river right next to it and with a privileged view of the stars in an inflatable bubble is possible in Penamacor. There we find a spherical tent inflated with air, with total privacy. Positioned on a cliff, it overlooks the Ribeira da Bazágueda. In this place, you will live an exclusive, unique, radical and exciting experience.
5. Casas da Ria, Faro
All water lovers should have the opportunity to spend a night in Casas da Ria. Located inside the Ria Formosa Natural Park, near Olhão Island and Culatra Island, Casas da Ria offer accommodation in an ecological boat house. Anchored in the lagoon, Casas da Ria have unique views of the sea and nature.
6. Lima Escape Camping e Glamping, Ponte de Lima
Is camping an uncomfortable experience? You certainly don’t know Lima Escape! Set in a peninsula flanked by the rivers Lima, Froufe and Tamente and with the Yellow Mountain on its back, Lima Escape Camping and Glamping is a true refuge in nature. Traditional camping sites coexist with romantic glamour tents and luxuriant wooden bungalows made in the style of the “tree houses” or the typical “shepherd’s houses”.
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Enjoy these suggestions, perfect for a solo weekend, with your better half or with your friends!