24 March, 2016

Luxury travel in Douro: an exclusive guide

If you are seeking a unique experience, you must know that you will find it in Douro, one of the regions further North in Portugal. The city of Porto and its surroundings are places where there are plenty of charms to be discovered on your luxury travel and where you can feel unique and special. Forget the rush and crowded places and join us in the Douro luxury world where subtlety and refinement truly exists. From the most incredible Douro valley landscapes to to the dynamic city of Porto, find out the best places.


Aquapura Douro ValeyLuxury travel in Douro: an exclusive guide

Located in Douro Valley, Aquapura is a 5-star boutique hotel housed in a 19th century manor house. It is a member of the “Small Luxury Hotels of the World” and is considered the ideal place for those who like to feel the exclusivity of a luxury travel and be inspired by original architecture and modern design.


Convento de AlpenduradaLuxury travel in Douro: an exclusive guide

Located within the Douro, in Marco de Canaveses, the Convento de Alpendurada is a historic building in a beautiful natural area. It is referred as a luxurious experience in the Douro due to the extraordinary surroundings, the refinement and sense of relaxation that transmits. One of the greatest choices for your luxury travel for sure.


Dick’s Bar Luxury travel in Douro: an exclusive guide

Another luxury experience in the Douro is located at Dick’s Bar, a sophisticated and cozy bar with a decoration that reminds us of the centuries-old link between the city’s heritage and Port Wine. A perfect environment for those who want to relax and enjoy a good glass of wine or a cocktail on their luxury travel.


Cruise ship Luxury HotelLuxury travel in Douro: an exclusive guide

You can find the exclusivity of Douro on your luxury travel through a dream trip cruise on the Douro river. Along the journey several stops are made so you can enjoy the natural scenery and get to know some of the most emblematic places of the region.


Intercontinental Porto – Palácio das CardosasLuxury travel in Douro: an exclusive guide

Porto is a trendy city and there’s nothing better than staying in one of the best luxury hotels in the Douro to complemente your luxury travel: the famous and renovated Palace of Cardosas. Situated close to the Ribeira area, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and to the famous Port Wine Cellars, this is one of the city’s history highlights.


Restaurante Casa de chá da Boa NovaLuxury travel in Douro: an exclusive guide

Located near Matosinhos fish market and signed by renowned architect Siza Vieira, this is the latest gastronomic spot by famous Chef Rui Paula. Here you can enjoy numerous culinary daring proposals, a true unique setting in the Douro for your luxury travel.