Discover boutique hotels in Portugal

With its wild coastlines, picturesque countryside and effervescent cities, travellers flock to Portugal for the scenic smorgasboard and stay for the custard-filled pastéis de natas. Explore Smith’s collection of boutique design hotels, luxurious villas and resorts in Portugal that’ll put you on cobbled streets in Lisbon’s old town, beachside in Algarve or perched beside a vineyard in the Douro Valley.

Destinations in Portugal

  • Known for its cork trees and rolling plains, the stunning region of Alentejo offers visitors a genuine sense of Portuguese rural life.
  • The southerly Algarve is Portugal’s sand-flanked footnote. An ever-mild climate and broad beaches lined with shallow bays make it the country’s postergirl for seaside family holidays, with a smattering of surfers attracted by its Atlantic rollers.
  • Former fishing village, Cascais (‘kesh-kysh’) grew into a genteel summer resort under the patronage of the Portuguese royal family.
  • This north-western patch of Portugal is golden by name ('Douro') and golden by nature, with sepia-tinged hills and amber-hued valleys.
  • Home to artful azulejo tilework, the Age of Discovery and a custard tart that spawned a movement, Lisbon is a city as soulful as the fado tunes that soundtrack its streets.
  • Rising from the banks of the Douro passing through it, Porto is a hilly, historic mix of bridges, Baroque churches and narrow mediaeval alleys…
  • Though you’re only two hours from the coast, Portugal’s stark Serra da Estrela mountain range is far off the beaten tourist track. Visit for the hiking routes that take in the Zȇzere river valley, glacial lagoons and Dali-esque granite boulders.
  • This rugged coastal region of northern Lisbon plays three roles, each of them well: respected wine region, aquatic playground, and historic stronghold.

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