Luxury Hotels in Portugal & Madeira

From exclusive family resorts brimming with activities, to a historic country retreat, we've handpicked some of our favourite Portugal & Madeira escapes.

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Martinhal Quinta do Lago Family Resort

Location: The Algarve | Portugal & Madeira

Martinhal Quinta do Lago Family Resort is a collection of townhouses and villas thoughtfully designed to give you a luxury holiday in with peace and privacy, while also providing the wealth of services and activities you can expect from the acclaimed Martinhal brand.

Best for: Family-friendly, Food & Wine, Multi-activity, Private Groups

The Yeatman Hotel

Location: Porto & The Douro | Portugal & Madeira

Situated at the heart of one of Europe's most important wine capitals, the Yeatman Hotel is a prestigious Relais and Chateaux hotel, with a Michelin-starred restaurant, fine wine and an attractive hilltop location.

Best for: Food & Wine, History & Heritage, Setting & Views, Short Break

Olissippo Lapa Palace

Location: Lisbon & Around | Portugal & Madeira

Located on a hill overlooking the Tagus River, and set amid tranquil gardens dotted with ornamental fountains and streams, Olissippo Lapa Palace is surrounded by stately embassy buildings close to the centre of Lisbon, with its 19th-century squares and belvederes.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, History & Heritage, Spa & Wellness, Mini-moon

Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort

Location: The Algarve | Portugal & Madeira

Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort is an elegant, modern hotel serving up a mighty range of activities and facilities, including huge swimming pools, a world-class spa and a wide range of dining options, in close proximity to the pristine beaches of Vilamoura and Falesia.

Best for: Family-friendly, Teenagers, Luxury Hotel, Food & Wine

Martinhal Lisbon Cascais Family Resort Hotel

Location: Lisbon & Around | Portugal & Madeira

The Martinhal Lisbon Cascais Family Resort Hotel is a sophisticated yet child-friendly resort within easy reach of Lisbon and just over a mile from the nearest beach. It has an array of facilities for children, making sure they never get bored and allowing parents to have some down time.

Best for: Family-friendly, Multi-activity, Service & Hospitality, Landscapes & Scenery

Six Senses Douro Valley

Location: Porto & The Douro | Portugal & Madeira

High on a hill overlooking rolling hills of vines, with the winding Douro River below, the exquisite Six Senses Douro Valley combines chic, cutting edge interiors in a historic 19th-century manor house with fabulous views across the beautiful valley landscapes. 

Best for: Food & Wine, Landscapes & Scenery, History & Heritage, Spa & Wellness

Pine Cliffs Resort

Location: The Algarve | Portugal & Madeira

Pine Cliffs Resort is a stunning retreat on Portugal’s sunny southern coastline, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. With its luxurious accommodation, several restaurants and bars, a range of activities to enjoy and a beautiful beach on the doorstep, it ticks all the boxes.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Beach, Family-friendly, Multi-activity

Herdade do Touril

Location: Alentejo | Portugal & Madeira

Herdade do Touril is a boutique farmhouse hotel overlooking the ocean on Portugal’s southwest coast. With just eleven rooms and suites divided across traditional cottages, the hotel offers an intimate stay with a welcoming atmosphere cultivated by the family who run it.

Best for: Peace & Quiet, Off the Beaten Track, Hideaway, Landscapes & Scenery

Herdade da Malhadinha Nova

Location: Alentejo | Portugal & Madeira

Herdade da Malhadinha Nova is an acclaimed wine estate and hotel in the rural Alentejo region of southern Portugal. Set in miles of vineyards and olive groves roamed by pigs and cows, this is a peaceful sort of place, but there’s no shortage of things to do here. 

Best for: Food & Wine, Multi-activity, Family-friendly, Wildlife & Nature

Convento do Espinheiro

Location: Alentejo | Portugal & Madeira

Convento do Espinherio is a luxury hotel housed in a former convent dating back to the 15th century. The property’s great age is belied by its gleaming white exterior, and by many of its rooms, which have a luxurious contemporary design.

Best for: Food & Wine, History & Heritage, Landscapes & Scenery, Peace & Quiet

Quinta da Casa Branca

Location: Madeira | Portugal & Madeira

A boutique design hotel set in lush tropical gardens, Quinta da Casa Branca is in the Madeiran capital of Funchal but feels like a colourful little world of its own. Enjoy stunning views over the lush gardens, including a tropical arboretum and banana, mango and avocado plantation.

Best for: Hideaway, Peace & Quiet, Service & Hospitality, Food & Wine

Quinta do Furao

Location: Madeira | Portugal & Madeira

Quinta do Furao is a four-star boutique hotel on a historic wine estate on Madeira’s northeast coast. From its hilltop location the hotel overlooks the town of Santana, the Atlantic Ocean, and the rugged, unspoilt beauty of the Rocha do Navio Natural Park.

Best for: Walking & Trekking, Setting & Views, Landscapes & Scenery, Food & Wine

Vila Monte Farm House

Location: The Algarve | Portugal & Madeira

Vila Monte Farm House is a luxury boutique hotel in the Algarve, a rustic-chic property set in sprawling grounds a short distance from the region’s capital, Faro. This is a supremely relaxing place – rooms and suites are understated but luxurious, with a rustic feel and little balconies or verandas opening onto the peaceful gardens.

Best for: Honeymoon, Landscapes & Scenery, Chic Design, Peace & Quiet

Casa da Calçada

Location: Porto & The Douro | Portugal & Madeira

Casa da Calçada is a palatial Relais & Chateaux hotel in the town of Amarante, in between Porto and the Douro Valley. Housed in an ornate Baroque mansion, its 16th-century heritage and Michelin-starred restaurant offer everything you need for a truly luxurious stay in Amarante.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Luxury Hotel, Food & Wine, Food & Wine

Vidago Palace

Location: Porto & The Douro | Portugal & Madeira

Vidago Palace is a luxury five-star hotel in the countryside near the town of Vidago, in northern Portugal. In itself, the hotel is a beautifully luxurious place, with traditional and supremely comfortable rooms and several high-end restaurants offering gourmet Portuguese cuisine.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Landscapes & Scenery, Food & Wine, Walking & Trekking

The Wine House Hotel - Quinta da Pacheca

Location: Porto & The Douro | Portugal & Madeira

Quinta da Pacheca is a historic wine estate in Portugal’s Douro Valley, with a heritage dating back to the 1700s. At The Wine House Hotel, you can combine a traditional luxurious stay with opportunities to try out the estate’s produce.

Best for: Food & Wine, History & Heritage, Cultural Immersion, Landscapes & Scenery

Pousada Viana do Castelo

Location: Porto & The Douro | Portugal & Madeira

Pousada Viana do Castelo is a historic boutique hotel overlooking the Portuguese coastal town of Viana do Castelo. The hotel’s heritage stretches back to 1921, and the timeless style of the Belle Epoque is in evidence throughout.

Best for: History & Heritage, Setting & Views, Multi-activity, Cultural Immersion

Infante Sagres

Location: Porto & The Douro | Portugal & Madeira

The grand dame of Porto’s historic hotels, Infante Sagres has been welcoming the great and the good through its impressive doors since the 1950s. It’s everything you could want from a classic luxury European hotel and has a prime location in the historic centre of Porto.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, History & Heritage, City Hotel, Couples

Penha Longa

Location: Lisbon & Around | Portugal & Madeira

Penha Longa is a luxury hotel and golf resort in southern Portugal, set in a national park within the spectacular Sintra Mountains. With no fewer than eight world-class restaurants – one with a Michelin star – this is a great place for gastronomes. 

Best for: Food & Wine, Landscapes & Scenery, Family-friendly, Multi-activity

Hotel Lisboa Plaza

Location: Lisbon & Around | Portugal & Madeira

The Hotel Lisboa Plaza is a charming, heritage-style hotel located just off the exclusive Avenida da Liberdade in the heart of Lisbon, with trendy boutiques and restaurants right on the doorstep - don't miss the weekend markets on the Avenida.

Best for: History & Heritage, Short Break, City Hotel, Owner-run

Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon

Location: Lisbon & Around | Portugal & Madeira

Redefining luxury hotels in Portugal since opening in 1959, Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon still maintains its chic style and plush accommodation as well as some spectacular views of Eduardo VII Park and the Tagus River, thanks to its hilltop location in the heart of the city.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Service & Hospitality, City Hotel, First-timers

Quinta da Bela Vista

Location: Madeira | Portugal & Madeira

Quinta da Bela Vista is an award-winning boutique hotel set in pretty gardens just outside Funchal, offering beautiful island views and plenty of historic character. This is a peaceful retreat on the island of Madeira.

Best for: Boutique Hotel, Setting & Views, Peace & Quiet, History & Heritage

Bela Vista Hotel & Spa

Location: The Algarve | Portugal & Madeira

Contemporary, quirky and historic, the beachfront Bela Vista Hotel & Spa, a Relais & Chateaux hotel, is a boutique bolthole that oozes character and sits prettily on the Praia da Rocha coastline. Revel in luxurious accommodation, a lovely spa and Michelin-starred dining.

Best for: Honeymoon, Boutique Hotel, Beach, Food & Wine

Vintage House Hotel

Location: Porto & The Douro | Portugal & Madeira

With the Vintage House Hotel's prime location in the Douro Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of natural and architectural beauty, and one of the oldest and most prestigious wine locations in Europe, there's nowhere better to retreat to than this 18th-century wine estate.

Best for: Food & Wine, History & Heritage, Landscapes & Scenery, Short Break

Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa

Location: The Algarve | Portugal & Madeira

Vila Vita Parc is a luxury resort on the southern coast of the Algarve. With stylish accommodation spread across Moorish-style villas set in lush grounds, the resort combines clifftop views with access to a secluded beach.

Best for: Food & Wine, Setting & Views, Family-friendly, Beach

Conrad Algarve

Location: The Algarve | Portugal & Madeira

Set in the stylish Quinta da Lago resort, one of the most desirable holiday destinations in the area, the Conrad Algarve has something for the entire family. With unspoilt beaches, the golfer’s paradise of courses and a variety of leisure activities, everyone can indulge in this sun-blessed region.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design

Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort

Location: The Algarve | Portugal & Madeira

With a philosophy of being family-friendly at its core, the Martinhal Sagres Family Resort in the Algarve combines contemporary design and fantastic service on the dazzling beach of Martinhal Bay. It offers stylish accommodation and a range of facilities, with a vast natural playground on the doorstep that both children and parents will love.

Best for: Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design, Beach

Bairro Alto Hotel

Location: Lisbon & Around | Portugal & Madeira

The award-winning five-star boutique Bairro Alto Hotel, a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, sits in the real heart of Lisbon, in its historic downtown area, nestled between two of the city's most characterful districts: bohemian Bairro Alto and chic Chiado. Thanks to its fantastic location, you'll find shops, theatres, galleries, buzzing restaurants and bars and much more right on the doorstep.

Best for: City Hotel, Chic Design, History & Heritage, Short Break

Martinhal Lisbon Chiado Family Suites

Location: Lisbon & Around | Portugal & Madeira

Built in a restored 19th-century townhouse in the heart of Lisbon, Martinhal Lisbon Chiado Family Suites has colourful, stylish studio rooms and apartments with bags of character and one of the best kids clubs in the capital.

Best for: Family-friendly, City Hotel, Chic Design, Short Break

Location: Lisbon & Around | Portugal & Madeira

Dona Filipa Hotel

Location: The Algarve | Portugal & Madeira

The luxurious beachfront Dona Filipa Hotel is an elegant retreat that effortlessly blends modern design with classic Portuguese style. With several renowned golf courses close by and a gorgeous seafront setting, this hotel is perfect for those looking for an exceptional beach getaway.

Best for: Setting & Views, Multi-activity, Beach, Family-friendly


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