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Travel News: Luxurious Things to do in Portugal

January 5, 2017 |

Portugal has become one of the best places to visit in the world with the provision of various amazing scenery to watch and a high standard class of hotels . The country has become a star on the European tourist circuit due to its diverse tourist attraction sites and destinations. Starting with the City of Lisbon which has the reputation of being a modern art capital by having several hotels and new restaurants that attracts flocks of travelers every year. The beaches of Algarve ,the historic Sagres together with the massive dramatic cliffs to the soft rolling hills are just part of the places one cannot avoid when landing in Portugal. Moreover ,one can experience the unforgettable real adventure at the Portuguese island of Madeira also known as the Azores. The following are some of the most amazing things one can do in Portugal.

Playing Golf

How about golf holidays in Portugal?       Portugal has become a destination of one of the most beautiful place to play golf in the world.  A great example is the Palheiro golf course in Madeira island is one of the golf course that will give you a feeling of being at the top of the world. It is a 18-hole, par 72 championship golf course that meanders through a beautiful environment of maritime pine together with the beautiful botanical woodland and the sub-tropical vegetation. Moreover it offers the experience of viewing the dramatic Madeira’s mountainous skyline and the Atlantic Ocean.

The Douro Valley Wine Tour

Wine lover?      The Douro Valley has become one of renown beautiful wine regions in the world and the astonishing destination for a romantic short break. It is characterized with the steep terraced vineyards which lines the wide winding Douro River and also the white and yellow hacienda wineries styles (known as “Quintas”) also covers its hillsides. The main wine hubs available on this river are Pinhao and the Peso da Regua. The Douro Valley is the finest wines in this land of Portuguese from which you will find the mythical names of lovers of wine like the Barca Velha, Bomfim, Quinta do Crasto Vesuvio among others. To tour around the valley, there is a luxurious Mercedes which are chauffeured to give an experience of the best wine tour and a high style of travel in this best region. From the historic manor house in the vineyard overlooking the Douro River is one of the fabulous luxurious spa hotel in which you can rest after enjoying this awesome place.

The Sunset Cruise in Lisbon

Are you the romantic type?      In order to view the beauty of the Lisbon city, there is the astounding sailing along the Tagus River at the romantic sunset. Just for a duration of 2-hours, you will have the privilege of viewing the top most attractions and landmarks of Lisbon such as the Jeronimos and Belem. By sitting back and relaxing with a small group tour of a maximum of 12 people to ensures a better personalized experience, you will get the pleasure of gazing out at the Lisbon’s best-known urban sights in the soft evening. Have a sail underneath the 25th of April Bridge and have the admiration of the Belem Tower which is a fortified monument built to honor the Lisbon’s patron saint, St Vincent.


Dine at the Panorama Restaurant & Bar

Love eating?      To get a fine dining, Crowning the five-star Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa, the Panorama Restaurant and bar gives the magnificent views of the Capital city of the Portuguese and the River Tagus. It gives a top –floor dining of the best retreat which is set in a very fashionable urban environment. Explore and have a taste of the imaginative la carte menu of Portugal and enjoy a remarkable glass-fronted wine cellar of the most celebrated wines in the country within its highly designed interior. The bar is separate from the restaurant.

Dolphin and Whale Watching on Catamaran

Like some adventure at sea?        Have a 3-hour luxury in the catamaran excursion which departs from the Funchal Marina and bask in the sun at the sea of Cabo Girao which is the world’s tallest Oceanside cliff. While on board, get a nice spot on the deck so that you can spot whales and dolphins and trap other sea life beneath the surface.

This is how amazing Portugal is and how it gives you the best time you can have in the world when you visit it. Otherwise, the best time one should visit Portugal is during the spring season which starts in the month of February. During this season you will find the hills covered with beautiful seasonal flowers and almond groves giving pretty pink blossom. Autumn is also best time especially for cyclist and walkers through the crowds are less during the season but temperatures are still warm.


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Images credit (under CCL) by order: feature,   Sunset  in Lisbon

Category: Destinations, Luxury Travel, Travel Europe, Travel Portugal, Travel Style

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