Where to go in 2022
We are already in the second month of the year and the question that arises is: have you planned your holidays yet?
We’ll give you 13 suggestions so that you can enjoy that well-deserved rest you are so looking forward to, regardless of your tastes and preferences.
Take a note of our suggestions for making this year richer in incredible experiences and memories and . .. discover the places you can't miss out on in 2022!
Explore a city as a family
The Portuguese capital is a versatile city. Old, modern and surprising! Located in the city centre, just around the corner from the Praça Marquês de Pombal, the junior suites, rooms and family suites at the PortoBay Marquês hotel can accommodate up to 5 people with space and comfort. The ideal base to discover the city during the day and recharge your batteries for the next day's adventure!
Enjoy a spa massage
Deep relaxation with an Abhyanga massage (30 minutes) in the Spa at PortoBay Liberdade. A rhythmic and deeply relaxing massage, it rejuvenates by clearing stagnant energy through the use of hot oil and alternating pressure, re-establishing the flow of ‘prana’, the life force that stimulates the body's vital energy . ..
Afterwards, enjoy a meal at the Bistrô4 restaurant . .. feel invigorated from this experience at the PortoBay Liberdade hotel, right in the centre of Lisbon!
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Taste a pizza from a wood-fired oven
You can already smell the pizza before you get to the Il Basilico Porto restaurant in the Rua Sá da Bandeira. Inside, the wood-burning oven produces pizzas to suit all tastes: Margherita, Quatro Formaggi, Prosciutto and Funghi, Rustica . .. Enjoy Italian comfort food; besides pizzas, the menu at Il Basilico Porto includes delicious risottos, tortellini, raviolis and desserts to make you beg for more!
Go on a city break
Take a 3-day break to explore or revisit the welcoming city of Porto. It offers unforgettable experiences with numerous events, traditions and attractions. The locals are hospitable and hardy folk, and the city’s history and culinary delights are perfect starting points to delve into this destination. Book your next stay at the PortoBay Flores hotel. With a great location on Rua das Flores (pedestrian access), right next to Misericórdia Church, the hotel is within easy walking distance of the city’s main tourist attractions.
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Watch the sunset
Picture the sun going down, the blue of the sea and the sound of the birds. You can watch this daily spectacle from your chair at the PortoBay Falésia hotel accompanied by a glass of Algarve wine. Unmissable . ..
Watch the sun rise
Even the sleepiest of guests will set their alarm for early in the morning . .. well, actually it doesn't need to be very early and you don't even need to change out of your pyjamas! Just wake up around 7:30am, draw the curtains and wait for the arrival of the main event. All this in a comfortable suite at Les Suites at The Cliff Bay.
Dinner at the Il Gallo d’Oro
Everything has been thought through down to the smallest detail. The light, the impeccably ironed towels, the crockery selected for each dish and the wine to go with it, so that the combination is perfect and heightens the senses to the maximum. In the kitchen, Chef Benoît Sinthon sets great store by produce from Madeira itself, some of it picked from the PortoBay garden. With its two Michelin stars, the Il Gallo d’Oro restaurant favours fresh produce combined with high quality ingredients. An unforgettable experience!
Afternoon tea in the midst of nature
Scones, a range of cakes and home-made jams accompanied by a selection of teas and coffees. At the PortoBay Serra Golf hotel, afternoon tea is served in the lounge, decorated with traditional wares from the island of Madeira. With the fire lit and a cool country mist coming down outside . .. is there any more comfortable feeling?
Watch the ships going in and out of the Port of Funchal
The sea air, the elegant flight of seagulls, the sound of the sea, and the rise and fall of pebbles on the beach . .. from the balcony of your room at the Porto Santa Maria hotel you can see cruise ships appear on the horizon. From here you can watch their manoeuvres. The tugboats approaching, the barge pilot giving assistance . .. the three whistles signalling the reverse gear and the ship gliding elegantly to its berth. A privilege!
Walking in the gardens
Impressive palm trees, fruit trees, a huge variety of flowers, but also vegetables, herbs and the orchid bed . .. the resort garden at Vila Porto Mare covers around 13,400 m2, with its constant birdsong and butterflies fluttering from flower to flower. A real oasis!
Take breakfast by the pool
Get ready for a day at the beach or a stroll with a revitalising breakfast by the pool at the PortoBay Búzios hotel. There's nothing better than starting off the day with tropical fruits, fresh juices and various types of bread. Lie by the pool, soak up the heat and relax. ..
A day in the spa
Revitalise, detox, eliminate stress or simply relax . .. the Spa at L’Hotel PortoBay São Paulo has just the right programme for you !! Check your diary! You can choose a ‘spa day’ or a ‘spa express’.
Find out what’s new at the PortoBay Rio de Janeiro
With its excellent location on the Avenida Atlântida, right in front of Copacabana beach, the PortoBay Rio de Janeiro hotel has a new look. The hotel was closed for a full refurbishment of the façade. Besides solving some structural problems, this long-awaited project has brought a whole new look to the hotel building located in Copacabana.