Praça do Bocage, Setubal

There are loads of things to see and do in Setúbal and the surrounding area, so much so it’s worthwhile staying a few nights to make the most of the opportunity. This guide offers you my top tips for Setúbal hotels, guesthouses and apartments, from glamourous to quirky, unconventional toRead More →

Sunset Aerial view of Faro.

If you’re considering staying in the Algarve’s capital city, here are some of the best hotels in Faro, plus charming guesthouses and superb apartments. Because more people are choosing this historical city as a base, the accommodation offer in Faro has become wider and more varied over the past fewRead More →

View along railings in square, Guimarães, Portugal

Spending a night or two in the ancient northern city of Guimarães, which is known as Portugal’s birthplace, will really give you a sense of the proud history of this country. To help you do that, take a look at my suggestions for lovely places to stay, from the bestRead More →

View of beach, cliffs and sea from Albufeira

Albufeira is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Algarve, thanks to its expansive golden sands and central location. Choosing where to stay in Albufeira and getting the right accommodation for your needs is important as you won’t necessarily want to be based in the party zone orRead More →

Santa Barbara Gardens at night, Braga, Portugal

There are so many things to see and do in Braga and the surrounding area that it’s well worth staying overnight. Here are my recommendations for the best places to stay in Braga, from superb hotels to comfortable guesthouses. Not forgetting spacious apartments for when you want a little moreRead More →

Porto city at sunrise. Lots of historical buildings and holiday apartments for rent

As we all know choosing the right place to stay can make or break a vacation. No one wants cramped, dingy lodgings in a dodgy part of the city. I’ve written this insider guide to the best apartments in Porto for short stays so that you can feel confident aboutRead More →

Best places to stay near Obidos, Portugal

If spending time in a quaint medieval town in Central Portugal appeals to you, it’s worth considering staying in or around Óbidos for a night or two. I love spending the night here as the quaint cobbled streets take on a different air once the day trippers have left. ItRead More →

Old buildings in Ribeira district of Porto on the bank of Douro river, Portugal

There are several wonderfully stylish guesthouses and boutique hotels in Porto that will make your experience of the city even more memorable and unique. To make it easier for you to choose where to stay, I’ve selected 10 of the best boutique accommodations in Porto city centre. Whether you’re lookingRead More →