Distinctive Holiday Accommodation in Portugal
Welcome to the Distinctive Portugal holiday accommodation website. Here you will be able to find a selection of exceptional and exclusive hotels, the renowned Pousadas of Portugal as well as luxury villas with private swimming pools and tastefully converted farmhouses and cottages. Each exclusive property meets a single standard of excellence and as a result, guests are guaranteed an unsurpassed level of quality and service. Whether you are travelling on business or on holiday or a combination of both, you are sure to find the right accommodation anywhere in Portugal that meets your needs: from golf resorts to the more sedate elegance of country homes, spa retreats or vibrant city centres.
We offer only high quality properties in Portugal, from privately owned extraordinary holiday villas to the finest hotels, all personally chosen by our team for quality and distinction. Our aim is to make your holiday or business trip in Portugal a memorable one.
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Latest Portugal Holiday News
New York Times - The 46 Places To Go in 2013 - Porto rated number 28
Portugal’s economic pain is your gain in Porto, one of Western Europe’s great bargains. New boutique hotels and restaurants, like the Yeatman, dramatically perched above the Douro River featuring Porto’s first Michelin-starred restaurant...
Porto TOP 10 Wine Destinations
Centuries ago, the British were at war with France but dearly missed French wine. They tried importing Portuguese wine but found it spoiled on the journey...
Urban treasures in Oporto
Oporto is a college town, and the streets fill with young nocturnal marauders on weekends. (Richard I'Anson/LPI)
The changing landscape of the Douro River Valley
Most visitors are drawn to Portugal for its sun, sea and sand, along with Lisbon’s historical sites. But the country offers an astonishing variety of landscapes for its size, with none more memorable than the Douro, a verdant valley 300km north of the capital, that cuts across northern Portugal from the Spanish border to the Atlantic Ocean.
The battle for Lisbon’s best pastry
The archetypal Portuguese pastry is the pastel de nata, a custard tart with hints of lemon, cinnamon and vanilla. (Sian Irvine) On the streets winding up, down and around the seven hills that comprise Lisbon, and in town plazas throughout the country, the pastelaria or confeitaria (pastry shop) is a mainstay of the Portuguese neighbourhood. Click to read full story.
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Offer Of The Week
Free dinner for all the party including Douro wine for any 7 nights booked!