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  • Young at Heart: 3 Holiday Must Dos For The Over 55s

    With The Pousadas of Portugal offering the fantastic Golden Age promotion, it’s not surprising that more and more people over the age of 50 are visiting Portugal each year. Our promotion offers up to 10% off the best available rate for those who have at least one guest aged 55 or over. Continue reading…

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    See & Do: Lisbon

    Our Pousadas in Portugal are the perfect luxurious base from which to undertake your Portuguese adventure. The gorgeous scenery and landscape are always one of the finest attractions in the country no matter which one of our locations you opt for, however sometimes you are bound to want to experience the culture, history or even the attractions that the area has to offer. In the past we have covered the See & Dos for our Algarve Pousadas but in Lisbon there is a plethora of activities for you to get your adventurous teeth into. Continue reading…

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    Check-in, Chill-out! Your Guide to Holiday Relaxation

    Unless you are an adrenaline junkie then holidays for you are most likely a time to get in some much needed rest and relaxation. A chance to leave the rat-race behind and jet off for sunnier climes, where days start later, seem longer and end happier… sounds nice doesn’t it?

    This is of course the best case scenario for a holiday but there is often one thing that stops us ever really relaxing… ourselves! Leaving a stressful life behind and really throwing yourself into relaxation can be difficult and take far longer than it needs to. Continue reading…

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    Five Packing Tips from Seasoned Travellers

    So, you’ve worked out your budget, booked your flights and your stay (in one of Portugal’s Pousadas, we hope!), and exchanged your pounds for euros. What’s next on your list?

    Packing, of course. The dreaded struggle with the suitcase; the fight with your flip-flops, the tangle with your T-shirts. Fear not; there are ways to get everything in without a battle. Continue reading…

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    Charm, History, Nature: Understanding the Pousadas of Portugal

    For those who have never stayed in one, it may be easy to think that the Pousadas of Portugal are simply a chain of hotels. Those who have had the experience, however, will be able to tell you that nothing could be further from the truth! Each hotel is a completely unique experience, giving you an insight into the charm, history and nature of Portugal.

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    Portuguese Cuisine: Traditional Portuguese Dishes That You Definitely Have to Try

    If you’re planning on visiting Portugal soon, it’s essential that you try out some of the very best Portuguese cuisine whilst here. We think that Portuguese cuisine is often extremely underrated, when in fact its use of high quality products and ingredients make it some of the tastiest food in the world.

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    The Best of Beaches

    If there is one thing that Portugal does best, it’s natural landscape. The coast is absolutely stunning, and therefore it’s certainly a magnificent destination to spend your holiday throughout the entire year. Portugal’s Pousadas are the ultimate accommodation choice whichever type of holiday you’re after, although it’s hard to imagine a holiday to Portugal without visiting one their spectacular beaches.

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    See & Do: The Algarve

    Frequent visitors to our blog will be all too aware of the stunning landscapes that the historic country of Portugal has to offer, the heritage of which is furthermore preserved through the Portuguese Government’s formation of Pousadas of Portugal, which allowed for the preservation of so many of the country’s culturally important buildings. Continue reading…

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    The Allure of the Azores

    Portugal has so much to offer, in both tourism and landscape. With beautiful scenery and an interesting history, you won’t find anywhere as perfect to visit than the Azores.

    Located approximately 850 miles west of Portugal, the Azores are an autonomous region comprising nine islands. Although the islands have a volcanic origin, some have had no recorded activity at all since they were settled and the last significant activity was in 1957; nonetheless this origin has given them a particularly unique and striking appearance. Mount Pico, on the island of the same name, is the tallest point in Portugal at 2,351 m (7,713 ft). Continue reading…

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