Portugal serves millions of international and domestic travellers every year. Tourists from across Europe, but especially the north, flock to Portugual’s lively cities, its many historic landmarks, its pristine beaches, and its majestic religious sites. As of 2019, Portugal had 27 million visitors. By far the most popular destinations were its capital Lisbon, its second city to the north, Porto, as well as the Algarve and Portuguese Riviera coasts, the islands of Madeira, and Sintra, Óbidos and Fátima. +

best hotels on Portugal's Algarve coast
The 21 best hotels on Portugal’s Algarve coast

This time, the holiday hotel guide focuses on the Algarve, in the south of Portugal, where nature brings together the Atlantic Ocean with big waves for surfers and stunning sea views for sunshine seekers.

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8 dazzling hotels in Lisbon

A great option for a holiday or long weekend visit is the capital of Portugal: Lisbon. This destination has little to envy to other parts of the country such as the Algarve, or its Mediterranean neighbours. Here tourists will find a great gastronomic offer, museums, a historic centre with small streets to get lost in, and a wide range of luxury hotels to stay in. Check out our guide to get inspired!