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Lodging in the Grand Manor – Luxury in Portugal
The shining example of the Solares de Portugal, Paco de Calheiros, offers an exceptional travel experience that goes far beyond any hotel. Guests of the Count and his wife can spend their days exploring the estate or touring northern Portugal
Wildlife Watching at New Zealand’s Tree Tops Lodge
Our room was in a treetop aerie, elevated so that we looked out at the ocean from the tops of a stand of manuka trees. It was hard to know which to admire first – the 360-degree views of sea, coast and snowcapped mountains or the window-walled room itself.
Portugal’s Casa de Mogofores – More than a Hotel
The beauty of lodgings at the manor houses and country estates affiliated with Solares de Portugal is that each is operated by the owner, who lives there and is the host. Because of that, at Casa de Mogofores, we were introduced to Bairrada DOC wines.
Luxury Lodgings in Borba Portugal
While many of the lodgings in the Solares de Portugal group are noble manor houses or great wine estates, some have more modest beginnings. They may be a group of town houses converted into a little oasis of luxurious tranquility.
Luxury Lodging on a Wine Estate
Staying in a noble manor house on a famous wine estate is the best way to explore Portugal’s famed Douro Valley region, home of Port wine.
Living in a Portuguese Manor House
Travelers looking for an experience that combines luxury lodgings with a rare chance to live in a distinguished manor hotel should plan a vacation itinerary in northern Portugal.
Little Luxuries in Portugal's Alentejo
Luxury travel doesn’t necessarily mean a villa-sized hotel room with a bathroom the dimensions of a small ballroom and one-million-to-the-inch-count bed linens. Sometimes it means something far more subtle – and harder to find.
New Brunswick Spa Luxuries
Low-key pampering is what a stay at Inn on The Cove & Spa is all about.
Luxury Travel at Budget Prices
You can find big discounts on luxury resorts, cruises and inns if you try a few of these tricks for having the best for less. Everyone loves to save money, and with a few simple strategies you can travel in deluxe style at budget-friendly prices.
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