of the Best Rural & Farmhouse Stays in Portugal

We have handpicked what we consider to be some of the Best Rural & Farmhouse Stays in Portugal. From a stunning six-bedroom boutique hotel in the Algarve scented by the surrounding groves, a serene rural hotel on the Alentejo Coast, to an eco-friendly farmhouse in the hills of Monchique, and a small hotel set amidst a pineapple plantation on São Miguel Island.

Browse the Best Rural & Farmhouse Stays in Portugal and book your stay.

Amaria
Amaria
Amaria
Amaria
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Amaria

Set in a former quinta (farm), Amaria is a boutique hotel situated in the pristine Costa Vicentina Natural Park, just a short drive from the town of Aljezur. Amaria offers 11 minimalist designed suites, all with their own private patio and garden views, alongside a spacious three-bedroom apartment. This is the kind of place you come to enjoy mornings filled with the sounds of the ocean and birdsong.

Set in a former quinta (farm), Amaria is a boutique hotel situated in the pristine Costa Vicentina Natural Park, near the town of Aljezur.

Pensão Agricola
Pensão Agricola
Pensão Agricola
Pensão Agricola
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Pensão Agricola

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.

Pensão Agrícola is a stunning six-bedroom boutique hotel in a genuine Algarve countryside setting.

A Hospedaria
A Hospedaria
A Hospedaria
A Hospedaria
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A Hospedaria

A Hospedaria is a rural boutique hotel nestled between Tavira and Cacela Velha in the Eastern Algarve. It offers five gorgeous 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. Fill your lungs with the wonderful aromas that the south of Portugal has to offer—you're surrounded by the scent of almond, carob, fig, orange, and olive trees. It’s a wonderful place to get away from it all and relax.

A Hospedaria is a rural five-suite boutique hotel in the Eastern Algarve, housed in a former tavern and post office dating back to 1917.

Herdade da Matinha
Herdade da Matinha
Herdade da Matinha
Herdade da Matinha
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Herdade da Matinha

Herdade da Matinha is a charming rural-boutique hotel located in the scenic Alentejo region of Portugal, close to stunning beaches. The hotel boasts colourful decor, paintings by the owner, Alfredo, and an outdoor swimming pool. Enjoy various activities such as picnics, yoga, massages, surf classes, and horseback riding amidst nature. Herdade da Matinha is on the Rota Vicentina, a 340km nature hiking route.

Herdade da Matinha is a rural boutique hotel in Alentejo, surrounded by beautiful scenery and near spectacular wild beaches.

Sensi Azores Nature and Spa
Sensi Azores Nature and Spa
Sensi Azores Nature and Spa
Sensi Azores Nature and Spa
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Sensi Azores Nature and Spa

SENSI is an absolute delight of a boutique hotel, comprising a villa and rooms with privileged views of the garden, countryside and/or sea. There’s a restaurant, a bar, an outdoor swimming pool, an indoor pool, a hammam and a beautiful garden. This spa hotel provides the perfect base to discover all the natural wonders of São Miguel.

Sensi Azores Nature and Spa is a boutique hotel in São Miguel, comprising a villa and rooms with privileged views of the garden, countryside and sea.

Pa.te.os
Pa.te.os
Pa.te.os
Pa.te.os
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Pa.te.os

Pa.te.os is a collection of four stunning holiday homes in Melides designed by the well-known Portuguese architect Manuel Aires Mateus. Be surrounded by the gorgeous landscape of Alentejo at one of these four stunning architect-designed houses, available to rent individually or as a complete set. There’s a shared infinity swimming pool, serene courtyards, on-demand massages, and private yoga classes. Wake up to a delicious breakfast prepared in the comfort of your own house.

Pa.te.os is a collection of four stunning holiday homes in Melides designed by the well-known Portuguese architect Manuel Aires Mateus.

São Lourenço do Barrocal
São Lourenço do Barrocal
São Lourenço do Barrocal
São Lourenço do Barrocal
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São Lourenço do Barrocal

São Lourenço do Barrocal is a family-owned 19th-century farm estate transformed into a luxury boutique hotel in Portugal's Alentejo region. There are 22 rooms, 2 suites, 13 two-bedroom cottages, and 2 three-bedroom cabins. The hotel also offers a restaurant, spa, winery, horse riding, two swimming pools (one for adults and another for children), and more. Nearby, the medieval hilltop village of Monsaraz (4 km) boasts stunning panoramic views of Alqueva Lake, Europe's biggest man-made water reservoir.

São Lourenço do Barrocal is a 19th-century farm estate retreat in Alentejo, set amidst ancient oaks, olive groves, and vineyards.

Conversas de Alpendre
Conversas de Alpendre
Conversas de Alpendre
Conversas de Alpendre
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Conversas de Alpendre

Conversas de Alpendre is a charming 12 room family-run boutique farmhouse nestled within the picturesque Ria Formosa Natural Park in the Eastern Algarve. The farmhouse is surrounded by a lush orchard and offers a heated saltwater swimming pool, which is open year-round.

Conversas de Alpendre is a family-run boutique farmhouse, set in a special rural setting within the Ria Formosa Natural Park in the Eastern Algarve.

Três Marias
Três Marias
Três Marias
Três Marias
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Três Marias

Três Marias is a serene rural hotel on the Alentejo Coast, offering 15 whitewashed rooms with rustic decor, natural light, and an inviting porch. Owned by Balthasar, a founder member of Rota Vicentina, the hotel is the perfect base to explore Southwest Alentejo's beaches and Vicentina Coast Natural Park. Guests can enjoy a delicious breakfast of regional food, fresh pastries, and an outdoor swimming pool. Dinner is available on request, featuring a regional set menu and wine.

Três Marias is a simple and beautiful rural hotel nestled among the serene countryside of the Alentejo Coast.

Ventozelo Hotel & Quinta
Ventozelo Hotel & Quinta
Ventozelo Hotel & Quinta
Ventozelo Hotel & Quinta
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Ventozelo Hotel & Quinta

Ventozelo Hotel & Quinta is a restored 18th-century Douro farm turned into a gorgeous boutique wine hotel with 29 rooms. The houses have been restored to maintain their original structure, with a mix of traditional and modern architecture. The seasonal infinity pool boasts stunning views. The hotel's restaurant offers sustainable, local ingredients, and guests can enjoy walking circuits, wine tastings, and nature observation.

Ventozelo Hotel & Quinta is an authentic Douro farm given a new lease on life as a 29-bedroom boutique wine hotel, surrounded by incredible scenery.

Quinta de S.Bernardo
Quinta de S.Bernardo
Quinta de S.Bernardo
Quinta de S.Bernardo
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Quinta de S.Bernardo

Quinta de São Bernardo is a boutique farmhouse hotel in the Douro with a rich history dating back to 1912 when it served as a family farmhouse. There are seven rooms, two villas with a small private pool, a farm-to-table restaurant with an organic garden, an infinity pool overlooking the Douro River, and a winery. All the rooms feature luxury amenities; some have private terraces, river views, and vintage clawfoot bathtubs.

Quinta de S.Bernardo is a gorgeous winery and farmhouse in the Douro, offering luxury suites and villas with private pools.

Companhia das Culturas
Companhia das Culturas
Companhia das Culturas
Companhia das Culturas
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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.

Companhia das Culturas is a quirky eco boutique hotel with beautiful vintage decor in Castro Marim, in the Eastern Algarve.

Quinta da Côrte
Quinta da Côrte
Quinta da Côrte
Quinta da Côrte
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Quinta da Côrte

Quinta da Côrte is a boutique hotel in the Douro offering eight carefully designed rooms, including four in the Casa and four in the surrounding buildings, all offering views of the pretty valley. The rooms are adorned with embroidered metis bed linen, designer rugs, and walls hung with paintings, lithographs and pastels, while the bathrooms are entirely lined with delicately-toned Portuguese artisanal earthenware tiles. There's a seasonal outdoor pool and an onsite restaurant.

Quinta da Côrte is an eight-bedroom boutique hotel set in a gorgeous wine estate that combines tradition, modernity and luxury with simplicity.

The Lemon Lodge
The Lemon Lodge
The Lemon Lodge
The Lemon Lodge
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The Lemon Lodge

The Lemon Lodge, nestled between Monchique's hills and Costa Vicentina's wild beaches, is an off-grid farmstead in rural Algarve. Founded by eco-conscious friends, it offers unique, eco-friendly accommodations near Aljezur, with its stunning beaches, surf spots, and historic trails.

The Lemon Lodge is an off-grid farmstead tucked away between the hills of Monchique and the wild beaches of Costa Vicentina in rural Algarve.

Terra Rosa Country House & Vineyards
Terra Rosa Country House & Vineyards
Terra Rosa Country House & Vineyards
Terra Rosa Country House & Vineyards
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Terra Rosa Country House & Vineyards

Terra Rosa Country House & Vineyards is a peaceful agritourism in Ponte Lima surrounded by beautiful vineyards. It was borne out of several father-daughter conversations, who dreamed of transforming the family estate dating back to 1758 into a one-of-a-kind experience. There are seven beautifully designed rooms, a garden with a heated outdoor swimming pool, a restaurant and a curated shop.

Terra Rosa Country House & Vineyards is a peaceful agritourism in Ponte Lima surrounded by beautiful vineyards.

Cucumbi
Cucumbi
Cucumbi
Cucumbi
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Cucumbi

Cucumbi is a rural guesthouse on an organic farm in Portugal's Alentejo region, run by Catarina and ToZé. They offer six rooms and a two-bedroom cottage with rustic design, a saltwater pool, bikes, and an organic breakfast featuring fresh-laid eggs. Rooms are named after animals on the estate.

Cucumbi is a rural guest house set on an organic farm in the Alentejo, where the pace of life is slow, and the rhythms of nature dictate the days.

Casa da Oliveira
Casa da Oliveira
Casa da Oliveira
Casa da Oliveira
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Casa da Oliveira

Casa da Oliveira - Monte Branco is a whitewashed traditional home that has been meticulously restored by its owner, an interior architect. Located in rural Aljezur, in the western Algarve, the house accommodates up to ten guests, Casa da Oliveira offers three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and a delightful terrace with garden views.

Casa da Oliveira is a gorgeous three-bedroom holiday home in a small rural village on Portugal’s southwest coast, moments from stunning wild beaches.

Monte da Vilarinha
Monte da Vilarinha
Monte da Vilarinha
Monte da Vilarinha
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Monte da Vilarinha

Monte da Vilarinha offers a peaceful stay in the Costa Vicentina Natural Park, with stunning valley views and proximity to wild beaches. Accommodations range from studios to three-bedroom houses, all with kitchen access and a swimming pool. Enjoy a locally-sourced breakfast by the poolside restaurant and outdoor adventures like surfing, canoeing, cycling and walking.

Monte da Vilarinha is a family-friendly rural guesthouse in Costa Vicentina with commanding views over the surrounding valley.

Monte da Bemposta
Monte da Bemposta
Monte da Bemposta
Monte da Bemposta
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Monte da Bemposta

Monte da Bemposta is a farmhouse hotel nestled in the rural landscapes of Alentejo's coastline, offering a selection of ten unique houses and three studios with rustic yet minimal decor. There’s a shared swimming pool, bicycles, padel courts, friendly animals and ample space for picnics. Monte da Bemposta is located a short walk from the beach and the renowned Fishermen's Trail, Monte da Bemposta is a place to enjoy laid-back vibes and reconnect with nature.

Monte da Bemposta is a captivating Alentejo rural farmhouse hotel that combines rustic charm with coastal beauty.

Herdade da Malhadinha Nova
Herdade da Malhadinha Nova
Herdade da Malhadinha Nova
Herdade da Malhadinha Nova
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Herdade da Malhadinha Nova

Herdade da Malhadinha Nova is a luxurious farmhouse with a spa, an infinity swimming pool, and a winery. It offers suites and villas across six housing units surrounded by vineyards, with some units featuring private pools. The interior is decorated with designer and artisanal items. The estate's spa offers a range of services, and the cuisine is created by Michelin-starred chef Joachim Koerper, using organic produce grown on the estate.

Herdade da Malhadinha Nova is a luxurious farmhouse with an infinity pool, a spa, and a winery, all surrounded by the estate’s gorgeous vineyards.

Muxima
Muxima
Muxima
Muxima
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Muxima

Muxima is an eco-friendly guesthouse perfectly nestled in a green valley near Aljezur. Here, owners’ Paula and Jelle want to share their great love for wild nature and good food with their guests. The houses are beautifully decorated with items collected from many travels and each room has its own, unique style, and are all surrounded by lush green gardens.

Muxima is an eco-friendly guesthouse nestled perfectly in a green valley near the village of Aljezur in the Algarve.

Pink House
Pink House
Pink House
Pink House
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Pink House

We love the look of this restored old barn turned into design boutique accommodation, a seven-minute drive from the historical centre of São Miguel. The property comprises two units: a three-bedroom house and a studio with garden views, both featuring well-equipped kitchens. There’s a communal seasonal outdoor pool, daily cleaning, and a delicious seasonal breakfast served each morning.

We adore the transformation of Pink House, a restored vintage barn into design boutique accommodation on São Miguel Island.

Casas Caiadas
Casas Caiadas
Casas Caiadas
Casas Caiadas
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Casas Caiadas

Casas Caiadas presents a trio of lovingly restored water mills converted into charming whitewashed cottages near Sabugueiro in Alentejo. Seamlessly blending rustic charm with minimalism, these cottages can be rented individually or together. Featuring a swimming pool, daily breakfast, and housekeeping, the retreat is surrounded by ancient olive trees, making it an ideal choice for stargazing and nature lovers.

This trio of old water mills, named Casas Caiadas, has been lovingly converted into gorgeous whitewashed cottages with a beautiful natural pool.

Herdade do Ananás
Herdade do Ananás
Herdade do Ananás
Herdade do Ananás
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Herdade do Ananás

Herdade do Ananás is a small hotel set on a pineapple plantation on São Miguel island. Enjoy elegant rooms, vintage furniture, breakfast with local produce, a fire circle, a spa in a pineapple greenhouse, complimentary bicycles, a farm-to-table restaurant and an organic vegetable garden. The hotel highly values sustainability, with eco-friendly practices like autonomous irrigation, rainwater collection, and reused furniture.

Herdade do Ananás is an eco-friendly farm-stay set in a famous pineapple plantation on the gorgeous Azorean island of São Miguel.

A Padaria Farmhouse
A Padaria Farmhouse
A Padaria Farmhouse
A Padaria Farmhouse
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A Padaria Farmhouse

Discover the charming A Padaria Farmhouse, a cosy rural B&B in the Douro countryside. Adorned with simple décor, Padaria's rooms provide a tranquil base for hiking and other nature-based adventures. Breakfast is prepared with love by Jacinta, using fresh produce from her garden.

A Padaria Farmhouse is a stylish and cosy B&B farmhouse in the rural Douro countryside with a lovely homely vibe.

A Casa do Governador
A Casa do Governador
A Casa do Governador
A Casa do Governador
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A Casa do Governador

Escape to the Alentejo countryside and discover A Casa do Governador, a charming farmhouse estate nestled in a tranquil ecological reserve in Évora. With 28 hectares of land, including five acres of vineyards, this centennial house offers rooms spread across three unique villas, each with a distinct history and contemporary rustic decor. Indulge in candle-lit local cuisine prepared by the in-house chef, take a carriage ride, stroll through the vineyards, taste delicious wines, or just chill by the pool.

A Casa do Governador is a charming farmhouse with contemporary rustic decor nestled in a tranquil ecological reserve near the historic town of Évora.

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