The Douro valley is a great destination for a quick weekend break in Portugal. If you want to spend the night in the region, we suggest a list of 4 and 5 stars hotels for a memorable experience.
With vast vineyards and a stunning landscape, take time to do some sightseeing in the Douro valley. Car hire is advised, unless you book a tour. Visit the historical and cultural heritage, dig into the traditional cuisine with flavours and unique products, only to be found in this corner of Portugal.
Do some wine tasting, not limited to port, and indulge in the regional specialties of the Douro with a wide range of dishes and products that are part of this region. Some of the Douro’s tastiest treasures include the Lapa’s regional bread, homemade sausages (enchidos), roasted lamb cooked in a wood-fired oven, the trout of Varosa and Vilar, the Cinfães’ torresmos, the Moimenta da Beira’s wild rabbit with local mushrooms (coelho bravo com míscaros), and the Lamego’s meatloaf (bôla de carne).
The Vintage House Douro
The Vintage House Douro is a 5 star luxury hotel located in a former wine estate of the eighteenth century. The rooms have balconies with direct views of the river Douro. In the restaurant Rabelo, taste the Douro’s cuisine while enjoying the scenery.
The Wine House Hotel – Quinta da Pacheca
The luxury Wine House Hotel is located in Lamego, the heart of the Douro region. The hotel is located in an eighteenth century typical house that has been restored, combining the traditional architecture and a modern design.
Quinta De Casaldronho Wine Hotel
The Casaldronho Wine Hotel is a 4 star luxury hotel located in Lamego, the heart of the Douro wine region. Rooms are spacious and offer scenic views over the Douro valley.
Hotel Rural Quinta do Pego
With 4 stars, the Hotel Rural Quinta do Pego offers rooms with panoramic views of the landscapes and vineyards of the river Douro.
Douro Hotel Porto Antigo
The Douro Hotel Porto Antigo is housed in a historic building in Cinfães. The hotel offers an outdoor pool, air-conditioned rooms with private balcony and a restaurant.
Vila Galé Douro
The Design Hotel Vila Gale Douro is located in the heart of the Douro valley, across the river from the town of Peso da Regua. Rooms have a private balcony and panoramic views of the Douro River.
Douro Palace Hotel Resort & Spa
The Douro Palace is a 4 star hotel offering stunning views over the river Douro. It has an outdoor pool with spa facilities and a restaurant serving regional cuisine.
Agua Hotels Douro Scala
The 4 star Agua Hotels Douro Scala is surrounded by vineyards and offers air-conditioned rooms, a spa with heated indoor pool, private treatment rooms and a hot tub.