As Safe as Home: A Luxury Family Travel Guide
Change of scenarios and perspectives, explore and reconnect. Travel has a way of bringing family together – these being lovers, relatives, or close friends –, opening the door to inspiring discoveries and unique experiences that touch the entire group in ways they will never forget. As safety and privacy have become increasingly important, elite travelers are prioritizing space and seclusion, especially when traveling with their dearest ones.
Hence, we will help you to unveil some of the most luxurious and private accommodations that are perfect for you, your family, and your friends. Many of our tours feature exciting activities, fun local dishes, and fabulous hotels even kids can enjoy. After "a year on hold", it is in Nature that we want to be. Be invaded by the green Douro landscapes, feel the roots of Alentejo, and be marveled by the immensity of its desert beaches.
Ventozelo Hotel & Quinta - a Refuge in Nature
In Douro, Ventozelo Hotel & Quinta it's not just a hotel. It is an Estate that has been transformed while keeping the cozy roots of a typical Duriense house. A place where you will be received with all comfort, where there are 29 rooms, carefully renovated and distributed throughout the different buildings of the Quinta.
Here, you may find the picture-perfect family house – Casa do Rio. Just near the riverbank, is this small house where tranquility and recollection are an irrefutable invitation. The accommodation unit is prepared with two double bedrooms, a living room, a terrace, and a large patio.
Passing the Village of Ventozelo, on the way to the river, we find the largest House of the Estate – Casa Grande. In it, there are six superior double rooms, with a private bathroom, arranged around a central cloister, through which the light invades the entire space. With a library, living and dining rooms, and a private pool overflowing over the Douro River, this is the perfect option for a memorable group stay.
No matter the age, within this property you may find lots of activities. You can choose between wine tastings, learn about the history of the place at an interpretive center, do one of the seven hiking trails (with audioguide), and do Nature tourism activities in general. If you're lucky, you'll set your sights on the birds, wild boars, foxes, and other animals that surround the property. During pandemic times, the ex-libris are the delicious picnics prepared by the hotel restaurant, ideal for families or more romantic stays.
Sublime Comporta - a Parallel Universe of Your Own
Alentejo is a natural secluded oasis in southern Portugal. Thus, you may find here obvious options, being Sublime Comporta one of them. This a luxurious paradise divided into 22 villas and 23 rooms. Each villa has its own private pool, fireplace, and large outdoor areas, providing you with the greatest privacy possible. In addition, the hotel also has 4 restaurants. The feeling of being in a parallel universe is guaranteed!
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Whether you are traveling with your family or friends, at the resort you can turn your stay unforgettable by enjoying the various activities and complementary experiences that are offered - dolphin and bird watching, horseback riding, sailing, surfing, and wine tasting are just a few of the many activities available. It’s time to replace devices with destinations and appreciate the wonderful world ahead.
Alma da Comporta - a Safe Haven
Still, in our heavenly Alentejo, Alma da Comporta is perfect for those who want Nature more than anything. If you wish for spaciousness, breathe fresh air and escape from agglomerations, this is the place to be. Flor de Arroz, Campo de Arroz and Casas de Arroz are the 3 villas that you can choose from. Facing the rice fields, they are excellent places to enjoy a pleasant stay near the beaches, the smell of the sea, and the dunes.
Photos: Alma da Comporta, all rights reserved.
At Luxury Tours Portugal, you can find the best tailor-made tours, guarantying that you won’t miss any luxurious detail during your trip. Our dedicated travel consultants will be available to tailor and schedule your time in Portugal according to your needs and preferences, prioritizing your safety. Immerse yourself in a true Portuguese experience, and fall in love with the country within a safe, secluded, idyllic, and luxurious environment.
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