Gorgeous small hotels are our first choice when searching for special places to stay in Portugal.
When we combine that with ‘off the beaten path’ we know for sure that we will create new and very special memories.
Below is a mix of the Gorgeous Small Hotels in Portugal that are Off the Beaten Path we have visited and love, plus those on our radar. These boutique stays are all perfect for a weekend escape, romantic getaway, solo retreat, or even a longer and relaxed holiday.
Pensão Agrícola is a stunning six-bedroom boutique hotel in the Algarve, nestled between Tavira and Cacela Velha. Enjoy a delicious breakfast on the shady terrace or light meals by the heated plunge pool. Your senses will be delighted by the scents of almond, carob, fig, orange, and olive trees. A gorgeous dinner is also available upon request. Trust us – you'll be in for a treat.
A stunning six-bedroom boutique hotel in a genuine Algarve countryside setting.
Casa do Rio Wine Hotel
Casa do Rio, one of the best boutique hotels in Portugal and the sister hotel of Quinta do Vallado, is an impeccably designed eight-suite hotel with Scandinavian-style decor and a a stunning infinity pool with breathtaking views of the Douro River valley. Surrounded by organic vineyards and wildflowers, it's located in Vila Nova de Foz Coa, deep in the beautiful Douro wine region. We recommend a minimum two-night stay to fully appreciate the beauty of this remote location.
A boutique hotel in the Douro with beautiful vineyards, stylish Scandi decor and a dreamy infinity pool.
A Hospedaria is a gorgeous rural hotel near Tavira and Cacela Velha, offering five suites with private patios, 2.7km from Cabanas beach. The breakfast is excellent, and dinner is available upon request. Enjoy the outdoor terrace with a small yet refreshing pool. This property is the sister hotel of the wonderful Pensão Agrícola, just a few meters away.
A small rural hotel near Tavira and Cacela Velha comprising five suites with private patios and a small shared pool.
Companhia das Culturas
Companhia das Culturas is a quirky eco boutique hotel in Castro Marim, the Eastern Algarve. Surrounded by 40 acres of pine, cork, carob and olive trees, plus a biological garden, Companhia das Culturas offers nine uniquely decorated rooms, plus four apartments with kitchenettes, two swimming pools, a gorgeous hammam and plenty of spaces to hang out.
Quirky eco boutique hotel with beautiful vintage decor in Castro Marim, in the Eastern Algarve.
Dá Licença is a boutique hotel in Estremoz amidst Alentejo's hills. It offers five opulent suites blending art and nature. Discover an art gallery, unwind by the round pool, and enjoy 360º views of the Serra d'Ossa forest and medieval castles. A sanctuary of marble, cork, and local craftsmanship awaits you.
A peaceful boutique hotel and art gallery with an impressive round pool set in a breathtaking location in the Alentejo countryside.
So there you go, those are what we consider to be some of the Gorgeous Small Hotels in Portugal that are Off the Beaten Path right now. We hope you like them as much as we do.
Here's hoping you create new memories here in Portugal. Tag us on Instagram (we would love it if you do!) and let us know how it goes. 🤗
Joana and Sofia
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