Beaches, golf and island delights

Portugal was voted World’s Leading Destination 2018 at the World Travel Awards, and is a land of two halves — the north is home to rolling vineyards overlooking Costa Verde, and in the south you’ll find the Algarve, with stunning beaches, lush landscapes and exotic Arabic influences. The island of Madeira is famous for its wine, hiking trails and beautiful scenery.

  • The best way to get off the beaten track and discover your own coves and beaches is to hire a car
  • Madeira is a hiker's paradise with miles of coastal, mountain and canal paths
  • The harbour town of Vilamoura is the most popular resort for golf enthusiasts
  • Many of the spa hotels in Portugal offer personalised programmes, tailored just for you
  • Ever-popular with families, there are a great choice of family hotels, especially in the Algarve

Popular Regions in Portugal & Madeira

Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa

Algarve

10 hotels from £593
Parque Natural do Ribeiro Frio

Madeira

9 hotels from £514
Santa Marta Lighthouse

Cascais

2 hotels from £808

Good to know

Time difference:

GMT

Capital:

Lisbon

Currency:

Euro

Flying time to destination:

2¾-3¾ hours depending on destination

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Recommended Portugal & Madeira Hotels

Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort Hotel

5

7 nights, Room & Breakfast, 08 Nov '19

from £996

Belmond Reid's Palace

5

5 nights, Room & Breakfast, 03 Nov '19

from £1,107

Grande Real Villa Itália Hotel & Spa

5

7 nights, Room & Breakfast, 23 Oct '19

from £1,024

Pine Cliffs, a Luxury Collection Resort

5

7 nights, Room & Breakfast, 14 Oct '19

from £1,032

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