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Six Senses Expands Into Europe With New Douro Valley Resort Opening in 2015

Jul 12, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

I mean, c’mon, that view, that glistening pool, the cocktail that will undoubtedly be in your hand—don’t act like you’re not impressed by Six Senses’ first European property. Located in the Portuguese UNESCO World Heritage area of the Douro Valley, the well-known spa brand is expanding in the region's wine country with an opening slated for spring of 2015.

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Bike Tours Portugal Promises a Luxury Vacation on Two Wheels

Dec 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

While riding around on a bicycle isn’t necessarily a luxury affair, Bike Tours Portugal (BTP) has found a way to make it a little more glamorous when visiting Europe. Choosing from either guided, self-guided or tailor-made tours, guests can hop onto their very own two-wheeler for an adventure that is both eco-friendly and filled with four- and five-star accommodations.

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5 European Wine Tours That Are Anything But Stuffy

Aug 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico  |  1 Comment

Wine tours are a quintessential part of traveling through Europe, as its regions hold some of the most famous vineyards, brands and family-run wineries in the world. If you’re a frequent traveler to The Old World you may be looking for something a little different this next time around. Like you, we were itching for that extra twist that made a tour stand out among the rest. Below is a compilation of some of Europe’s unique wine experiences.... Read More

Discover Portugal's Peaceful Western Algarve at Martinhal Beach Resort & Hotel

Dec 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Boasting stunning architecture and playing up natural elements inspired by its surrounding landscape, Martinhal Beach Resort & Hotel allows guests to experience the unspoiled Western Algarve. Luxury seeps through every inch of this beautiful five-star resort which is met by unrivaled hospitality. Its organic décor is a welcomed treat bringing grace and simplicity to the resort.

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Best Beaches in Europe

Nov 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore  |  8 Comments

White powder sand, secluded enclaves, staggering cliffs, crystal clear water, and swaying palms are just some of the reasons travelers flock to the beaches winding around the European coastline. Whether you want to surf, build sandcastles with the kids, ride jet skis, snorkel among the marine life, or merely sleep in solitude, there is a beach waiting for you in your favorite destination across the Atlantic. We’ve picked five from the long list of impressive places to dig your feet in the sand and bask in nature’s beauty on your next luxury vacation in Europe.... Read More

Inspira Santa Marta First Hotel in Portugal to Earn Green Globe Re-certification

Oct 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Inspira Santa Marta Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal has been granted a recertification for it's sustainable practices by Green Global. “We are very proud to be the first hotel in Portugal to earn the prestigious Green Globe re-certification and international recognition,” said Nicolas Roucos, General Manager at the Inspira Santa Marta Hotel in Lisbon.... Read More

9 Phrases Every Traveler Should Know

Mar 6, 2012  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal  |  1 Comment

No matter the travel destination, arriving somewhere new with a good handle on the local language is really helpful. Skipping the charades-style hand gesticulating and the awkward stumbling through the native tongue makes for much easier communication — and it’s also much more fun.... Read More

Portugal Showcases Natural Riches at Annual SISAB Trade Festival

Mar 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

After a shaky 2011 fiscal year, Portugal rallied its supporters from Mozambique to Macau for the 17th annual SISAB food and wine trade show held in Lisbon February 27-29. Hundreds of Portuguese suppliers and thousands of importers were in attendance at the annual trade fair — the largest Portuguese food and wine expo in existence.... Read More

Worldwide Culinary Festivals | More Picks from the Season of Plenty

Dec 8, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

With Thanksgiving under our belts, the eating is just getting better for winter, with festivals dedicated to wine, sweets, savories, and everything else a gastronomic adventurer likes.... Read More

A Wine Discovery Week in the Douro Valley of Portugal

Nov 9, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Though wine has been made in Portugal since Roman times, the country’s spirits industry is experiencing a rapid rebirth as the world discovers its distinctive and increasingly acclaimed wines, especially from the renowned region of the Douro Valley, where the country’s eponymous Ports are made.... Read More

The World's Best Places to Nap

May 31, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

It's summertime and the countdown is on to easy livin' and vacation dreaming. True, some like to skydive, spelunk, Salsa dance or spearfish during their off hours - but after the pressures of the past couple years, most of us would just like to curl up and take a beautiful, long, carefree nap. Here are the best places to do just that, from Tahiti to the Great Barrier Reef.... Read More

Royal Palace Turned Luxury Hotel: Tivoli Palacio de Seteais, Portugal

Jan 18, 2011  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico  |  1 Comment

Luxury Hotels: With a year of renovations and unique design work complete, the Tivoli Palácio de Seteais in Sintra is reopening its palace doors once again. While it has brought in more modern comforts of the 21st century, the palace still maintains the elegance of the 18th century.... Read More

The Oitavos Opens in Portugal on the Lisbon Coast

Oct 8, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Hotel Opening: The Oitavos, the hotly anticipated new five-star luxury hotel and spa has opened in Portugal. Located just 20 minutes west of Lisbon overlooking the West Atlantic coastline, the hotel is set within the Sintra Cascais National Park and is the first luxury hotel developed on the Quinta da Marinha Original estate.... Read More

Tivoli Lisboa: Best Five-Star Hotel in Portugal

Apr 3, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  1 Comment

Luxury Hotels: Nestled in the heart of the capital city, the Tivoli Lisboa has a reputation for providing guests with unparalleled quality.... Read More

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