The Top 15 Best 5-Star Hotels In Portugal
Portugal is a country with a varied offer of luxury from services to locations. Our experiences are rich, our landscapes are unforgettable and our hotels are modern and located in specific points, which makes them durable. Today, we bring you a selection of the top hotels that were chosen in no specific order, with some of our partners from North to South (the Douro to Algarve). Enjoy!
Six Senses Douro Valley
This hotel feels like something out of a movie, touched by the romance of 19th-century architecture, and is married to contemporary interiors that reflect the inimitable style of the Six Senses. In addition to all its romantic features, it also offers a unique experience: Chef's Table at Six Senses Restaurant. This is just one of the many experiences you can enjoy at this hotel, where you can be face to face with a chef (Michelin) who will prepare your delicious meal in front of you, which will be paired with the best house wines.
Quinta de Ventozelo
The seven houses that makeup Quinta de Ventozelo are buildings that maintain the original design, with the necessary adaptations for the comfort of enjoying the interiors and exteriors. With the Douro at your feet and privileged access to the pier, where it is possible to arrive or depart by boat. In total, the Winery has 29 rooms, part with individual swimming pools.
Le Monumental Palace
Historically luxurious and for notable travelers: located in the heart of the city of Porto, this hotel has become the preferred place for a luxury stay in Porto. Like the high society of Portugal, you are now part of history by choosing this 5-star hotel that exceeds the norm, a member of Leading Hotels of the World. Choose from 63 rooms and 13 suites for spacious intimacy. With Michelin-star cuisine, a Nuxe spa, the experience here is monumental.
Hotel with one of the best views over the city of Porto and the Douro River and member of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux chain and distinguished with two Michelin stars, The Yeatman is a distinctive and unique landmark in the world panorama of luxury hotels. All rooms have panoramic views and a private terrace facing the Douro River.
Intercontinental - Palácio das Cardosas
Intercontinental Palácio das Cardosas, born from the old Palace from which it inherited its name and is located on Avenida dos Aliados like Le Monumental Palace. This hotel has grown into a luxury 5-star hotel and is close to some of the city's biggest sights.
Ritz Four Seasons
With decorated facades adorned with shiny tiles and an Art Deco decoration, the Ritz Hotel de Lisboa follows the group's communication in the other hotels. Situated in the heart of the capital, the hotel reflects the soul of Portuguese culture mixed with an up-to-date Louis XVI style, with a luxurious and important collection of works of art by Portuguese artists.
Verride Palácio de Santa Catarina
Verride Palácio de Santa Catarina is located in a renovated historic palace in the heart of Lisbon, with 19 comfortable rooms and suites, sophisticated common areas, and their SUBA restaurant with bar on the top floor where you will feel immersed in a beautiful 360º view over the old city and the Tagus River.
Memmo Alfama, the first hotel to open its doors in one of the most typical neighborhoods of Lisbon. A stone's throw from the Cathedral, Memmo Alfama is the only Portuguese lodging candidate for the award, among many well-known hotel chains, such as Park Hyatt, Kempinski, Sheraton, Waldorf Astoria, or Meridien. The hotel is dominated by sleek lines in neutral white and beige, intertwined with bold street art and vibrant splashes of red. It is a four-star boutique hotel with 42 rooms that is a member of the Design Hotel network.
Herdade da Malhadinha Nova
With space as far as the eye can see, the estate spreads over 450 hectares in Beja, produces 350,000 bottles of wine a year, and has vineyards, olive groves, cows, horses, organic production, cellar, restaurant! The project has grown and is now part of the Relais & Châteaux network, one of the most prestigious in the world, but it remains familiar and in the hands of Soares, people from the Algarve who discovered “the passion of a lifetime” in the Alentejo.
All different, the new houses were born from existing ruins and were inspired by different aspects of the property, with the decor incorporating contemporary brands and national and international designers – Vitra, Vista Alegre, Flos, Ferm Living, Philippe Starck, Vincent Sheppard, Eames, and so on – in a rural and Alentejo environment.
São Lourenço do Barrocal
With an extreme landscape richness, the Barrocal is authentic, comfortable, and maintains its Alentejo authenticity. It offers its guests a range of services ranging from horse riding, spa treatments, picnics, bicycle tours, bird watching, among others.
Located in one of the most popular places of the year, Comporta, Sublime is one of the most luxurious hotels in Portugal, not only for its location but for its wide range of services that do not leave its Alentejo origins behind. Set in a 17-hectare property and visited by personalities such as Madonna, Cristiano Ronaldo, among others, this wonderful hotel is surrounded by pine trees, dunes, and breathtaking fields that make it a magical and unforgettable place. Its suites and villas are spread over several buildings that surround the property. These are the Owner's House, Guest Suites, Bio-Pool Suites, and numerous 2, 3, 4, and 5 bedroom cabin-style villas that include a private pool, fireplace, and terraces.
Imani Country House
Located in Évora, an hour from Lisbon, Imani Country House is a different way to discover Alentejo, a sustainable luxury. Imani has five suites and two double rooms, located in the former farmhouses of the estate. With areas ranging from 35 to 80m2, each room has been individually decorated, with vintage furniture and surprising pieces.
Quinta da Comporta
Located in the natural reserve of the gate, next to the arroyos, Quinta da Comporta is the first signature project dreamed up, built, and designed by the renowned Portuguese architect Miguel Câncio Martins.
Built from the love and respect that its author feels for its location, Quinta da Comporta offers the perfect translation of its inspiring lifestyle through the integration of traditional architectural lines, connection to its natural environment, proximity to the places, and inherent history.
L’AND Vineyards is a part of only a handful of luxury full-service 5-star properties in Portugal which were designed and built around wine. L’AND Vineyards is a “Wine Resort” that offers a unique rural experience in an exclusive and contemporary ambiance. Looking at the photos, one would think that L’AND is set in a faraway vineyard, one that takes hours on back roads to be reached. Actually, it is just under an hour’s drive from Lisbon airport.
Besides the L’AND Restaurant, the best thing about the L’AND Vineyards hotel is the sky suites. These are detached from the main building, so there are no noises or confusion to hassle your downtime. Plus, you get a bit of a walk through the vineyards on your way to dinner, breakfast, or a vino therapy massage. They are called Sky Suites because they give you the impression of sleeping "under the stars” when you open on the bedroom’s ceiling.
Vila Vita Parc
Vila Vita Parc, a 5-star resort located in the Algarve, is "The Leading Hotels of the World", it is modern, timeless, and ultra-luxury. The resort's villas offer the best of both worlds: complete privacy and easy access to everything VILA VITA Parc has to offer.
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