To help you on your preparations for your trip to this magnificent country, I’ve decided to write an article about my top of the best hotels in Portugal, those with the best and most breathtaking views – from north to south and islands, be amazed with such beauty.
What were the selection criteria?
I’ve chosen hotels with more than 150 reviews and a classification higher than 8/10, with free Wi-Fi. Then, I’ve chosen the hotel according to price, services and the best views.
Best hotels in Portugal with the best views
Quinta do Vallado 9.4/10 (Peso da Régua – Douro)
Located in the wonderful Douro Wine Region, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, this design hotel is one of the best hotels in Portugal and offers the best views to those who spend the day and night in this wonderful place.
Among the amenities and services available at Quinta do Vallado, I must point out the air-conditioned rooms, the visits to the cellar and wine tasting, the outdoor pool and the magnificent terrace that offers to guests some breathtaking views over this region.
Price: 180 €/night, 2 people
Quinta da Veiga 8.6/10 (Covas do Douro – Douro)
Much like Quinta do Vallado, Quinta da Veiga also provides to its guests some of the best views over Douro Valley, due to its privileged location at the top of a hill jagged by beautiful terraces.
Here, you can enjoy, among other things, the outdoor pool and the terrace with front seats for you to contemplate the amazing Douro landscape; bedrooms are equipped with private bathroom, air conditioning and a perfect decoration matching the design of this 18th-century villa.
Price: 120 €/night, 2 people
The Yeatman 9.5/10 (Vila Nova de Gaia)
Definitely one of the best hotels in Portugal, the hotel The Yeatman is located in Vila Nova de Gaia, facing the beautiful Douro river and the magnificent historic centre of Porto – if you’re looking for a hotel with the best city views, this is the one to choose!
There is much to say about this five-star magnificent hotel but there are some things that stand out: the bedrooms with a private terrace and the outdoor pool that will make you want to stay in this paradise; I must also point out the two Michelin Stars winner restaurant.
Price: 215 €/night, 2 people
Go2oporto@Ribeira 9.6/10 (Porto)
Located in the historic centre of Porto and facing Douro river and Vila Nova de Gaia, Go2oporto@Ribeira is a fantastic place to spend the night and enjoy the wonderful view – from the balcony you can admire the beautiful Luis I Bridge, the Ribeira of Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia and much more!
If you stay at one of these wonderful apartments, know that you’ll have at your disposal a comfortable living room with cable television, private bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchenette. These are some of many reasons why several visitors choose this place to stay when travelling to the beautiful city of Porto.
Price: 133 €/night, 2 people
Hotel do Chiado 8.9/10 (Lisbon)
Hotel do Chiado is one of the first choices for visitors who want to spend one or more nights in Lisbon, one of the most visited capitals in whole Europe. Located in the Baixa Pombalina (downtown), this hotel is only a few metres away from several points of interest and offers to its guests a beautiful view over the city.
Among other available amenities at this hotel, you can also enjoy the best panoramic views from your room or even from the terrace in the last floor, where you can admire S. Jorge Castle.
Price: 149 €/night, 2 people
NH Collection Lisboa Liberdade 8.9/10 (Lisbon)
Further away from Baixa Pombalina, when comparing with Hotel do Chiado, this hotel is located at the most important avenue in Lisbon, the Avenida da Liberdade, that is filled with several high-end stores, cafés and restaurants.
NH Collection Lisboa Liberdade has all it takes to make your stay memorable: spacious rooms, a fitness centre, an outside pool located in the last floor along with a terrace that offers the best views over this beautiful city. As you can see, there are plenty of reasons that make this hotel one of the best hotels in Portugal.
Price: 106 €/night, 2 people
Penha Longa Resort 9.3/10 (Sintra)
Located at the wonderful Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, this five-star resort delights those in search for fresh air, away from the big cities. In fact, Penha Longa is completely isolated but, at the same time, close to the historic centre of Sintra, which is only 7 km away.
Enjoy your stay and take the opportunity to admire the beautiful natural landscape while playing golf at one of the resort’s courses; be also amazed by the luxurious rooms and the six restaurants present in this resort where you can choose from the most different cuisines – definitely a paradise on earth!
Price: 250 €/night, 2 people
Villa Mira Longa Guest House 9.4/10 (Sintra)
Located at the historic centre of Sintra and a few metres away from monuments like Sintra National Palace and Quinta da Regaleira, this is one of the most wonderful places to stay in this region and in the country. In fact, there is much to see in this town, especially its cultural landscape listed by UNESCO as World Heritage.
At Villa Mira Longa you can count on an excellent service and beautiful decoration, in a building with over a century of history. You can also enjoy the amazing views over the garden and the wonderful Sintra mountain ridge (serra de Sintra) – a unique landscape at a unique place!
Price: 100 €/night, 2 people
PortoBay Falésia 8.8/10 (Albufeira)
Located in one of the most visited regions Portugal, the Algarve, the hotel PortoBay Falésia stands out from many others because of its location, facing the Atlantic Ocean on the top of a cliff.
This is one of the best hotels in Portugal and here you’ll have direct access to the beautiful Falésia Beach, and I can’t forget to mention the breathtaking view from the rooms and over the blue ocean and the gardens in front of the hotel.
PortoBay Falésia also has two restaurants, an outside and an interior pool, a bar with live music, a fitness centre, a Finnish sauna and much more!
Price: 128 €/night, 2 people
Tivoli Carvoeiro 8.3/10 (Lagoa)
Tivoli Carvoeiro is definitely a hotel that deserves its place at the top of the best hotels in Portugal. Located in the village of Carvoeiro, in Lagoa, this resort is a unique place and its views over the cliffs and the Atlantic Ocean make the delights of its guests.
In this five-star hotel you’ll find everything you need to spend some great holidays: a magnificent spa centre, a well equipped fitness centre, unique activities for your children; you can also take the opportunity to enjoy a meal in one of the three amazing restaurants – you can count on fresh food and high quality cuisine.
Price: 140 €/night, 2 people
Four Views Baía 8.6/10 (Funchal – Madeira)
Located in Funchal bay, Four Views Baía is definitely one of the best hotels in Madeira and in Portugal and offers the best views over the Atlantic Ocean and the mountains.
At this four-star hotel you’ll find the best amenities you can ask: enjoy the two pools, the spa centre, the gym; the rooms are very comfortable and include a balcony for guests to enjoy the breathtaking views; some of the rooms also have a kitchen where you can prepare light meals; another thing that stands out is the restaurant Bay View – you must try it!
Price: 135 €/night, 2 people
Pestana Promenade Ocean Resort Hotel 9/10 (Funchal – Madeira)
Considered as one of the best hotels in Portugal, Pestana Promenade Ocean Resort Hotel is also located near the Atlantic Ocean and that gives its guests the possibility to admire the wonderful landscape in addition to a fast access to the beach, which is only at a two-minute walking distance.
Concerning the amenities in this four-star hotel, know that you’ll find an outside and an interior pool, a modern gym for the most active guests, a spa centre and much more. Take this opportunity to visit the beautiful historic centre of Funchal and explore the rest of the island.
Price: 134 €/night, 2 people
Hotel do Caracol 8.2/10 (Angra do Heroísmo – Terceira Island – Azores)
Located some kilometres away from the historic centre of Angra do Heroísmo (listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site), the Hotel do Caracol occupies the front row of the island to some of the best views over the Atlantic Ocean – definitely one of the best hotels in Portugal!
This four-star hotel has everything you need to spend some great holidays at this unknown tourist destination – apart from the outside and interior pools, know that Hotel do Caracol is just a few metres away from the beach in case you want to go for a swim in the clear blue water of the Atlantic; you can also enjoy the magnificent spa centre whenever you want to relax.
Price: 100 €/night, 2 people
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