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Â£299 per person
5-STAR VIDAGO PALACE HOTEL Vidago, Portugal Includes flights, hotel, transfers, half board & extras
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The hotel is a mere five-minute drive from the centre of Vidago. Here youâ€™ll find quaint local restaurants and shops, as well as the chance to explore the magnificent Tamega River that flows gently past the town and continues further on through the north of Portugal. Slightly further away from the hotel, you can discover the old Roman city of Chaves. Explore the old fortifications, stroll along the banks of Tamega and then retire to one of the bars or restaurants for a refreshing drink or lunch. The region â€“ like the hotel â€“ is centred on the quieter pace of life with a focus on recreation.
Situated just outside the charming little tranquil by embraced village, greenery, sits the majestic Vidago Palace Hotel. Built in the early 20th century, the hotel underwent extensive refurbishment in 2010 to coincide with the centenary of its original opening. Today the hotel stands as a perfect blend of modern luxury and traditional Belle Ă‰poque chic with beautiful wooden panels and staircases and a details. romantic of plethora Surrounded by 100 hectares of woods, parkland and thermal spas, the hotel is the perfect retreat for guests seeking pure relaxation. Take a dip in either the indoor or outdoor pool, go for a reinvigorating spa treatment, play a round of golf on the adjacent course or treat your taste buds in one of the four highly the where restaurants, acclaimed chef Rui Paula (and member of the jury on Portuguese Masterchef) is at the reins of the menu of gastronomic delights.
Awards TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice Award 2017/2016/2015 – “Best Luxury Hotel” Over the past three years, the Vidago Palace Hotel has conquered the honorable distinction of "Best Luxury Hotel" by tourists in the Trip Advisor Traveller's Choice.
2015 Excellence Award by TripAdvisor The Vidago Palace Hotel was once again distinguished with the 2015 Certificate of Excellence awarded by TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site. This award isn't only about travellers’ confidence in the hotel, but it's also about the confirmation of the strength and merit of the Vidago Palace brand, which strives to improve the daily service to the guest.
Best Independent Hotel Award 2015 The Vidago Palace Hotel is the big winner of the Portugal Trade Awards 2015 for Best Independent Hotel. With more than 90 nominees in 14 different categories, the Vidago Palace Hotel won more prizes than the other six hotels. The award, created to distinguish the Excellence in Tourism - was awarded by the Journal Publituris in BTL - International Tourism Fair.
Best International Spa Award 2016 The Vidago Palace Spa has been voted the Best International Spa in the Condé Nast Traveler Awards 2016.
Portugal’s Best Luxury Hotel Spa Award 2015 The Vidago Palace Hotel was once again awarded at the World Luxury Hotel Awards, having been elected as one of the Best Luxury SPA Hotel in the World. The Vidago Palace Hotel is the Portuguese winner in the category 'Best Luxury Spa Hotel' in the World Luxury Hotel Awards, for the second consecutive year. This is considered the most prestigious international award in health and wellness. Voting is done by clients and SPA specialists worldwide. This award recognizes excellence in service, innovation and the offer provided in the Vidago Palace Thermal Luxury SPA, whose particularity are in the use of Vidago mineral water in various treatments.
Portugal’s Best Golf Hotel Award The Vidago Palace Hotel as also won international awards for its best golf course. The golf course has been visited by numerous celebrities and pro-golfers who have enjoyed a round or two of golf on this delightful green.
Best International Spa Award 2016
Spa The natural mineral water of Vidago, recognised for its curative properties, is used in treatments and health programmes developed under the guidance of a highly specialised medical team. The water of Vidago is one of the richest alkaline waters. Its properties are indicated to ease digestion, decongest the liver and help cleanse the kidneys, among other benefits. For long decades the waters of Vidago have been part of the daily life and traditions of the people of the town. Their excellent therapeutic properties made Vidago famous and at the beginning of the 20th century turned it into Portugal’s leading resort and one of the biggest on the Iberian Peninsula, a favourite destination of the Portuguese and European aristocracy. Based on international techniques, cultures and influences, the wellness treatments of the Vidago Palace Spa are effective and tailored to you so that you can spend a half-day or full day rejuvenating in an inspiring contemporary environment. At extra cost, you can indulge in: • Wellness treatments (de-stress, detox & exfoliation treatments) • Body massages (aromatherapy, sport or essential back and scalp massages) • World therapies (reflexology, shiatsu, acupuncture, compresses and others) • Day SPA packages
Beginner’s golf lesson from £30 per person
Green fees from £35 per person per day
Originally designed by the renowned Scottish golf course architect Mackenzie Ross in 1936, the award-winning Vidago Palace Hotel Golf Course has recently been upgraded and remodelled by Cameron & Powell. Matching the splendour and tranquillity of the hotel, the par 72 course complements its green surroundings beautifully, while offering keen golfers greens and tees that meet USGA specifications and come with spectacular views of the nearby hills and villages. Buggies, trolleys and electric trolleys are accessible to players at the course’s club house, and it is equally possible to hire clubs as well. Please observe that the course has a dress code that requires shirts with collars and sleeves to be worn as well as shoes with soft spikes, while jeans and tracksuits are not allowed.
Portugal’s Best Golf Hotel Award
If you book in advance with us, you can take advantage of our special discount on the green fees of £35 per person per day (reduced from £55 per person per day).
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Classic Room Each room has a unique design where every detail including the flow of natural light has been given meticulous focus. The Classic Rooms are painted in different gentle colours and come with a private terrace and views over the beautiful park and the mountains in the distance. Furnished in an elegant, sleek style and featuring free-Wi-Fi, LCD TV and a spacious bathroom, the Classic Room offers the perfect place for relaxation.
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SUPERIOR ROOM from Â£19 per room per night
Rui Paula, Head Chef Judge on Masterchef, Portugal Owner of 5 renowned restaurants in Portugal
Half Board - Sample
Your stay at the Vidago Palace is on a half board basis, which includes daily breakfast and dinner, prepared by Rui Paula, famous Portuguese chef who has also appeared as a judge on Portuguese Masterchef, and his team. Your package includes a 2-course dinner from a set à la carte menu (one starter or dessert and one main) at The Grand Ballroom restaurant.
Starter Octopus Carpaccio Veal Carpaccio Chestnut cream soup Cauliflower cream soup with mushrooms tempura
Main Courses Roasted Sea bass with Gnocchi’s and cabbage Roasted Octopus with vegetables and potatoes Chicken with mushrooms, truffles purée and Foie Gras foam Veal Cheek with French barley and mushrooms
Dessert “Farófia” with vanilla sauce and cinnamon crisp Chocolate cake in biscuit joconde Green Apple Parfait with Ginger and spiced cake
Douro Valley Day Trip from £110 per person Opt in for the full-day Douro Valley excursion, with transfers, lunch and a visit to the award-winning wineries at Quinta do Crasto. The visit to the world heritage Douro Valley vineyards runs under the following program: 12.30 – Departure 13.15 – Arrival at Quinta do Crasto (award-winning vineyard)
Enjoy a traditional Portuguese lunch specially prepared by the house chef as a complementing feature to the wine tasting. The lunch will be served on the terrace, weather permitting. After this we will tour the winery and adjacent facilities. 16.00 - Departure to Pinhão A small village nestled on the bank of the Douro River. 16.20 - Stroll along the river bank to the Quinta do Bonfim’s visitor’s centre Here we will be tasting some of the sweet Oporto wine. 17.30 - Departure to DOC Restaurant 17.45 - DOC Restaurant Enjoy a refreshing drink at the fantastic terrace with panoramic views of the Douro River and the rolling hills and vineyards. 19.00 - Dinner at DOC
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