Discover the Atlantic coast of the Iberian peninsula, Portugal – a glorious mix of history and culture, ancient cities and golden beaches. Start with this selection of Portuguese vacation rentals from our collection…
This cluster of ancient watermills lies in a largely undiscovered region of peaceful countryside. Named “Most Tasteful Renovation” in Monocle’s Travel Top 50 Awards 2017, it’s also the darling of design magazines like Wallpaper, Archilovers, Architizer and Archdaily.
Restored by architect Pedro Ressano Garcia, this ruined farm turned small hotel is designed around the concept of community culture, with an aesthetic nod to the arte povera movement and a focus on hospitality and gastronomy.
Winner of the 2017 Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence in Green Practices, the house was originally built in the 1940s by a beloved local fisherman, and has been transformed by his grandson as a homage to the generations who grew up on the land before him.
We love the lightness of this gem by architect Pedro Domingos that reflects the day and glows softly in the evening. Every line is perfectly juxtaposed, making each nook and corner a visual delight.
Lightly but thoroughly restored, this family-friendly 19th-century farmhouse retains its rural charms and authenticity, with all-white interiors, minimalist furnishings, and natural materials.
The stark simplicity and monochrome palette manages to be both chic and inviting here. The strikingly modern construction and sharp clean lines stand out in contrast to the earthy rural environment.
Embedded within the ruins of two farms, an old water mill and crumbling stone walls surrounded by oak and cork forests, these newly-designed structures are a dazzling reinterpretation of traditional Alentejo architecture.
Put simply, Villa Extramuros is a chic and elegant small hotel off the beaten track, ideal for travelers interested in delving into one of the most beautiful parts of Portugal.
Something of a national treasure, this pair of contrasting dwellings was awarded the national prize in Urban Rehabilitation for tourism in 2017, as well as Best Tourist Resort by the Building Awards in Portugal.
This once abandoned village, built with locally harvested stones, has been brought back to life with an astonishingly meticulous level of authentic and personal detail, as well as an appreciation for the natural environment.
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