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3 Gorgeous Portugal Destinations for a Luxury Villa Stay

Category: Destination Guides | 10.28.2022

On the outskirts of Lisbon, beside the golden beaches of the Algarve or in the rolling hills of the Douro River Valley, you will find gorgeous destinations to explore in Portugal. Pick your favourite – or explore them all – and stay in one of Hosted Villa’s Luxury Vacation Home for an unforgettable experience.



Famously built on seven hills that overlook the Rio Tejo, Lisbon is a postcard-perfect place of cobbled streets, ancient ruins, white-domed cathedrals and a cultural scene that is second-to-none. Set against the backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean, this sun-kissed city offers something for everyone, no matter their age or stage. Soak all Lisbon has to offer or venture a little further outside the city limits to discover beautiful beaches, UNESCO wonders, and so much more. Whether you are looking for romance, fun with friends, or a family vacation to remember, Lisbon has it all.

In short, why we think you will love it: 

  • The hills and magnificent views
  • Mixes historical charms and modernity
  • Stunning beaches within easy reach
  • Delicious food and great wine

Where to stay near Lisbon:

Casa Electra, Comporta

When you want to escape from the hustle and bustle of life, where do you go? Why not enjoy a cabana nestled into the Portuguese countryside within walking distance of the beach? You’ll find everything you could ever dream of right here at Casa Electra. The property accommodates up to eight travelers with five bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 268 square meters of space. Guests enjoy an outdoor pool, close access to the beach, and local restaurants and bars within walking distance as well. You have close access to everything you could ever want plus a villa that is sure to amaze and impress.

Palacio de Rio Frio

Step into this 20th-century building near Montijo. When the home was built, it was one of the largest producers of wine in the country. The home features incredible tiles that depict members of the community hard at work with the wine harvest. Guests enjoy the surrounding gardens with small wooded areas to create a peaceful and private environment. The home has two double beds or two twin bed options. There are activities like horse riding, swimming pools, walking and hiking trails, and bird watching. Palacio de Rio Frio is your opportunity to take in everything Portugal has to offer.


The first wine region in the world, Douro is still home to numerous vineyards producing savory wines and port alike. As the Douro River winds its way from Spain to Porto, it reinvigorates the rolling hills and the people tending to vineyards to produce some of the world’s finest wines. The Douro is the perfect place to explore vineyards and hiking trails alike, as well as spend the time enjoying romantic river cruises.

In short, why we think you will love it: 

  • Oldest wine-growing region on the planet
  • Travel back in time in the medieval villages
  • Spectacular views and beautiful sceneries

Where to stay:

Encostas da Baronesa

If you’ve ever heard of the Douro Valley, you’ve likely heard about how it provides some of the most breathtaking views in all of Europe. Experience a retreat from life that is sure to recharge your mind and invigorate your soul. This villa is located in the wine region of the world, offering some of the best wine in a private and secluded environment. Whether you’re lying in bed or sitting on one of the many patios, there is never a shortage of scenery to take in. As you shield your eyes from the powerful rays of the sun, you’ll want to open your senses to the sights, sounds, and smells of Portugal’s Douro region.

Quinta de Merouco

Here is the Quinta, which is a three-building property consisting of three unique experiences. There is no shortage of amenities or luxuries on this property. You’ll find everything you need, whether it be a family event, an intimate honeymoon, or a friendly party. Step away from the building and take a long look into the vast and seemingly endless landscape. Guests enjoy the incredible vistas and views of vineyards, countryside, mountains, and the Douro River. There are many activities such as sightseeing, wine tasting, local events, and picnics to enjoy here. Whether you’re looking for privacy or excitement, you’ll find it all here.


It was here that, in the 15th century, Portuguese explorers set off on their epic journey to discover the New World. And it is here, today, where you can find luxury villas beside golden beaches, soaring cliffs, sea caves, sandy islands and more to call your home away from home. Surrounded on two sides by the Atlantic, The Algarve offers everything from great golf, amazing surfing, bright, sunny days, action-packed adventures, sizzling nightclubs… the list goes on. Whether you are travelling with family, friends, or as a couple, you can make this getaway as relaxed or as busy as you please.

In short, why we think you will love it: 

  • Spectacular Cliff-backed beaches
  • Mouthwatering seafood
  • Picturesque villages

Where to stay:

Villa Alegria

Located in the village of Salema, overlooking a beach of the same name, this outstanding, 4-bedroom beachfront property perfectly combines elegance, luxury and sophistication. Inviting the natural light to flood in via a multitude of glass doors, step outside and discover the terraces, gardens and private, rooftop pool that overlooks the ocean. Decorated in a clean and contemporary Mediterranean style, in striking whites, blues and lilacs, the villa features large living area, modern kitchen, and a spacious dining space that invites leisurely morning coffees and long, relaxing dinners.

Casa da Musica

This stunning 7-bedroom villa is everything you dreamed of, and more! From its elevated position, overlooking the surrounding countryside, enjoy panoramic views that stretch all the way to the coast. Offering the utmost in privacy and luxury, from the moment you arrive, a feeling of tranquility and relaxation will envelop you. Along with a large heated pool, there is also a smaller kid-friendly version right next to it. There’s also a large landscaped garden, BBQ and poolside kitchen and bar, and inside everyone has lots of space to stretch out and enjoy.

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