Portugal is a beautiful country, full of tourist attractions. You will find beautiful beaches right on the Atlantic Ocean, but also centuries-old monuments testifying to the rich culture and historical turbulence that Portugal has suffered for many decades. Learn more about Portugal and plan your ocean vacation.
This small country was bypassed for many years by tourists who seemed remote and very similar to Spain. While the first cannot be denied, the second must be strongly denied. Portugal is a country with a rich culture, wonderful views, and delicious cuisine.
Portugal is located in Western Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. From the west and south, the country is washing the waters of the Atlantic Ocean. From the north and east, the state borders with Spain. Portugal also has the Azores Archipelago made up of nine volcanic islands and Madeira. The capital of Portugal is Lisbon, and other larger cities include Porto, Fatima and Faro.
Beautiful azulejos and fado music are the cultural showcase. Azulejos, or decorative tiles in various shades of blue can be found everywhere. They are an inseparable element of both sacred and secular architecture, giving Portuguese cities a unique charm. Fado is music that we must listen to while in Portugal. Apparently, the first fado songs were the longing songs of sailors who, participating in the colonial conquest, did not call at their port for many years.
Portugal is formally the Portuguese Republic, located at the western end of the Iberian Peninsula. It borders only with Spain. Tourism plays a huge role in the economy of the whole country. Portugal includes several islands, including located near the African coast of Madere and the Azores archipelago, which is an autonomous region. The capital of the country is full of Lisbon, and the most famous tourist centers are, for example, Alentejo, Algarve or Porto.
The most populare destinations to visit in Portugal include: Lisbon, Albufeira, Lagos, Cascais, Mafra, Sintra, Tavira and Ponta Delgada.
The most frequent picks for best city breaks in Portugal include: Porto, Portimao, Funchal, Vilamoura, Lagoa, Quarteira, Vila Nova de Gaia and Silves.
The average nightly rate for a hotel in Portugal is $55. A 5-star hotel in Portugal costs $123 on average, while a 4-star hotel will cost around $66. A 3-star hotel, on the other hand, costs around $38 per night.
The best hotels for couples in Portugal are: Savoy Palace Funchal, Apartamento Boa Estrela, Alojamento Turistico - Serta, Casa DiMaria, Vilabranca by My Choice Algarve, Vivenda Johanna, Vila Pinheiro - Vivenda Johanna, Casa Portas de Portugal, Agua de Sonho and Suntrap Hostel.
Some of the best-rated family hotels in Portugal include: House to rent, Villa Palmeiras Funchal, Villa 35A, Villa Sol Funchal, Imaculado Village, The View - Madeira, Dehoux Maison, Blue House in Funchal, Central Studio in Funchal 2N and Relaxing Villa in the center of Funchal.
The most notable pet-friendly hotels in Portugal include: Casa Velha Do Palheiro, Quinta de Anterronde, The Yeatman, Lisbon Arsenal Suites, Glampelo, Jardins do Golfe, Quinta Sao Miguel de Arcos, Casa do Comendador, Apartamentos Turisticos Buganvilia and Casa das Tilias - Historic House.
The finest examples of Portugal luxury hotels include: Azor Hotel, Carmo's Boutique Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Melia Braga Hotel & Spa, Charming Hotels Quinta do Estreito, Algarve Casino Hotel, Vidago Palace Hotel Chaves, Quinta Jardins do Lago, Casa Velha Do Palheiro, Hotel Do Sado Business & Nature and Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa.
The great examples of Portugal best hotels include: Verride Palacio Santa Catarina, Pestana Vila Sol Golf & Resort Hotel Carvoeiro, Interentals Praia Del Rey, Agua Hotels Douro Scala Figueiro dos Vinhos, Golf Design Villas, Spa Porches, Pousadas Flor Da Rosa, Estoril Sol Cascais, Residences and Palacio Belmonte.
The great examples of Portugal cheap hotels include: Residences, Puravida Resort Cs Salgados Dunas Gale, Interentals Praia Del Rey, Agua Hotels Douro Scala Figueiro dos Vinhos, Spa Porches, Pine Cliffs Town Houses, Castelo do Bom Jesus, Estoril Sol Cascais, Atlantis Vilamoura and Pestana Vila Sol Golf & Resort Hotel Carvoeiro.
Our list of Portugal last minute deals include: Azor Hotel, Carmo's Boutique Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Melia Braga Hotel & Spa, Charming Hotels Quinta do Estreito, Algarve Casino Hotel, Vidago Palace Hotel Chaves, Quinta Jardins do Lago, Casa Velha Do Palheiro, Hotel Do Sado Business & Nature and Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa.
Our list of the most popular hotels in Portugal includes: Verride Palacio Santa Catarina, Pestana Vila Sol Golf & Resort Hotel Carvoeiro, Interentals Praia Del Rey, Agua Hotels Douro Scala Figueiro dos Vinhos, Golf Design Villas, Spa Porches, Pousadas Flor Da Rosa, Estoril Sol Cascais, Residences and Palacio Belmonte.
Our list of the resorts in Portugal includes: Choupana Hills Resort & Spa, Pestana Colombos Premium Club - All Inclusive, Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa Algarve, Aqua Village Health Resort, The Beachfront - Praia D'El Rey Golf & Beach Resort, Pine Cliffs Resort, Dona Filipa Hotel, Vila Joya, Dunas Douradas Beach Club and Vale do Lobo Resort.
Our list of the motels in Portugal includes: Habana Motel, Motel Portofino, Motel Dunas D'Ovar, Rimavier Residence, Santo Amaro 112b, Motel Bracancun, Motel Seven Seixal, Silk Motel Vila Nova de Gaia, Motel Tropicana and Motel Terra Calida.
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