Articles Tagged ‘hotel’

Sintra – steeped in history, cloaked in mystery and wrapped in romance

Sintra – steeped in history, cloaked in mystery and wrapped in romance February 29, 2012 | Hotels, Things to Do | Read More
Half an hour after leaving Lisbon’s Rossio railway terminal the Serra de Sintra looms into view. Lying at the foot of these ancient hills is Sintra itself, whose old quarter (Vila Velha) is possessed of a beguiling, medieval character. Sintra's historic centre - a UNESCO World Heritage site This magical...

Best Hotel Spas

Best Hotel Spas November 21, 2011 | Hotels, Things to Do | Read More
You can relax and enjoy Lisbon without ever leaving your hotel. Several of the city’s four- and five-star properties offer superb spa facilities where guests can indulge in serious bouts of laziness and undergo a regime of professional pampering that’ll put the ying back in yang and ease the mind,...

Top Five Boutique Boltholes

Top Five Boutique Boltholes October 22, 2011 | Hotels | Read More
The compact and relatively accessible nature of Lisbon’s historic centre makes a stay in the Portuguese capital a very desirable proposition. Alluring and historic visitor attractions abound, and several are within walking distance of each other. Add to this the fact that the city can offer a select...