The Wine & Spa Hotels have made a furor among those who, in addition to a well-deserved rest, seek a wine experience, with the possibility to appreciate what is best done in Portugal. We give you a selection of extraordinary spaces that you can't miss!
Casa do Rio Wine Hotel – Vallado
Casa do Rio da Quinta do Vallado is situated in Castelo Melhor in the Northern Region, 13 km from Vila Nova de Foz Côa and 47 km from Mirandela. The accommodation has six rooms and two suites isolated from the main building, all with a breathtaking view over the Douro River.
Every day there is a wine tasting at 5:00pm in the hotel's shared lounge. As for spa and restaurant treatments, they both require prior reservation.
Six Senses Douro Valley
El Six Senses Douro Valley es una auténtica mansión del siglo XIX situada en una colina con vistas a los viñedos del valle del Duero, en una finca de 8 hectáreas. La decoración conserva materiales naturales como la madera y la piedra y todo el espacio es bastante lujoso.
El hotel opera, sobre todo, en tres frentes:
en la gastronomía, con una cocina abierta, un fogón de leña y un excelente restaurante, que ofrece a los huéspedes delicias de la cocina gourmet e internacional;
en el vino, con una biblioteca de vinos, donde se realizan degustaciones;
en el bienestar, con diez salas de tratamiento y una gran variedad de terapias, algunas de las cuales basadas en la uva y el vino.
The Yeatman is one of the most renowned hotels in the city of Gaia and the first luxury wine hotel in Portugal. The space features a spa, indoor and outdoor pool and a hot tub with panoramic views of Porto.
For those who believe that wine is only for meals, make no mistake, for at The Yeatman this idea is deconstructed, using wine for wellness treatments.
Monverde - Wine Experience Hotel
In the picturesque Vinho Verde region of Portugal, more specifically in Amarante, Monverde — Wine Experience Hotel has a variety of treatments and relaxing massages. The hotel offers a free indoor and outdoor swimming pool, sauna and Turkish bath, and this 4-star hotel is magical for wine lovers.
Wine tasting and cycling tours through the vineyards are just some of the activities you can do. Car hire is available at this guest house and the area is very popular for golfing and hiking.
Hotel Torre de Gomariz Wine & Spa
Hotel Torre de Gomariz Wine & Spa, located in Cervães, is surrounded by a landscape where vineyards are protagonists and silence is truly golden. Located in the heart of Minho, only a few kilometres from the main points of interest of the North of the country such as Braga, Barcelos, Guimarães, Peneda Gerês National Park, Ponte de Lima, Viana do Castelo and Esposende.
In addition to exceptional amenities, designed to provide the greatest comfort to visitors, the hotel has a Wine Bar, for wine tasting and the Gomariz Restaurant. The space also offers traditional dishes of contemporary Portuguese cuisine with a wide selection of wines.
To renew your energies, you can also take advantage of the indoor pool, Jacuzzi and a wide variety of massages and treatments.
Torre de Palma Wine Hotel
The Torre de Palma Wine Hotel features a typical Alentejo architecture: the whitewashed walls. The space offers two swimming pools, indoor and outdoor, spa and wellness centre, restaurant and bar. But if you think you've seen it all, there's more: the hotel has an equestrian centre. In this centre you can take a horseback ride or visit the stables and children can help brush the animals and feed them, followed by a short ride in the riding arena.
The hotel is located in the heart of the Alto Alentejo wine region, in Monforte. The winery preserved in the accommodation is considered the ex-libris of Torre de Palma, since it preserves the marble mills and chilled cement deposits, producing wine in an artisanal way.
Torre de Palma is located a ten-minute drive from Monforte and a 30-minute drive from Campo Maior Castle.
Convento do Espinheiro Historic Hotel & Spa
Convento do Espinheiro is situated 4 km from Évora city centre. The space offers massage treatments, a tennis court, indoor and outdoor swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi and a gym.
Facilities include an old wine cellar, a cloister lounge and two bars. tasting the magnificent wines of the Alentejo. Enjoy the free breakfast buffet!
The Wine House Hotel - Quinta da Pacheca
Have you ever thought of sleeping in wine barrels? At Quinta da Pacheca it is possible. This is a unique wine tourism offer that also includes the opportunity to participate in a tasting of wines produced on site. All the transformed wine barrels at this Lamego hotel have a bathroom and views of the vineyards and the Douro Valley.
For those who prefer a more traditional approach, there is the option of staying in the former farmhouse, which retains the original traces of the 18th century. As far as experiences are concerned, the hotel offers gourmet cuisine with local produce, swimming pool, picnics and cooking classes, which are available upon reservation. Régua train station is 2.9 km away.
Situated in the heart of Alentejo, in Montemor-o-Novo, in a unique landscape, L'and is a retreat with 30 suites and villas that combine modern architecture with nature.
The hotel has a very curious convenience: a wine therapy spa, with indoor pool, a fitness room, sauna and treatments that incorporate the grapes of the vineyard.
At L'and Vineyards there is also a wine cellar for wine tasting. If you want, you can make free use of the parking and enjoy breakfast. In total, there are about six hectares with organic certified vineyards, respecting biodiversity - an experience in which guests can participate.
Design Wine & SPA Hotel
Design Wine & Spa Hotel is located in Caminha, just 1.5 km from the beach. The space offers traditional Portuguese wines, a restaurant, a spa and privileged views of the Minho River and Monte Santa Tecla.
The accommodation is high-tech, since it rotates 35 degrees twice a day, so guests can enjoy the best view of the river and enjoy the natural light. Each of the air-conditioned rooms has a flat-screen cable TV, game console and an iPad. For relaxation, Design Wine & Spa features a sauna, Turkish bath, gym and hot tub.
São Lourenço do Bombarral, Alentejo
São Lourenço do Bombarral is an accommodation, next to the Alqueva reservoir, with about 780 hectares, restaurant, wine cellar, spa and swimming pool. One of the biggest differentiating characteristics of this space is that they accept pets.
The property offers the choice of rooms or cottages, where the latter are fully equipped so that you can cook your meals. However, if you wish to be served, you can opt for the local restaurant marked by traditional Alentejo cuisine.
For the more adventurous, there is also the option of bike rental and horseback riding. For those who want to enjoy the silence of the Alentejo hill, wine tasting picnics are available.
Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa, Algarve
This property is located in Porches and is just a minute's walk from the beach. With your eyes set on the sea, you can enjoy a magnificent wine cellar filled with fine wines.
In addition, Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa offers several swimming pools, a yoga garden pavilion and Hypoxi Studio with revolutionary body sculpting techniques to rest your mind and body, a golf course and tennis courts. This 5-star resort is a heavenly place with plenty of activities and entertainment.
Herdade do Grous, Alentejo
There are about 1,700 hectares that mark Herdade do Grous, a rural property that produces an award-winning wine. The space has gardens, swimming pool, artificial lake, vineyards and olive groves.
Additionally, there is a restaurant filled with carefully prepared meals accompanied by quality wines. Visits to the farm, horseback riding and hot air balloon rides are also some of the attractions you can expect. The estate is located 7 km from Monte dos Magros and 22 km from Beja train station.
A Casa da Calçada Relais & Chateaux, Vinhos Verdes
This guest house is a superb 16th-century mansion. The house is a kind of “boutique hotel”, located in the centre of Amarante, overlooking the Tâmega River. The bar serves a selection of wines produced in the vicinity of the Douro Valley and champagne produced on site. In addition, to relax in full, you can take advantage of the outdoor swimming pool, wine cellar, games room with billiards and golf facilities. Breakfast and car park are included.
At the Largo do Paço restaurant, which shares its address with Casa da Calçada, you can enjoy a gastronomic experience that respects all the requirements of the renowned Relais & Chateaux.
It is important to note that this place was distinguished with a Michelin Star. The historical and architectural beauty of this mansion are aspects that make it quite admired by tourists.