Convento de São Francisco Mértola. Spend the night in a former monk’s cell.

Casa do Abrigo Ilha da Berlenga. Bed down at the old fort on an island nature reserve.

A Lagosta Perdida Montesinho. A haven for hikers at the boutique-style “Lost Lobster”.

Navio Gil Eannes Viana do Castelo. Budget dorms on an old hospital ship.

Paço de Calheiros Ponte de Lima. Stay at the country retreat of a count.

Quinta do Rio Alcaide Porto de Mós. Relax in the spring-fed pool at this converted paper mill.

Quinta Nova Pinhão. Chic rooms and amazing views at a gorgeous Douro wine estate.

Santos Guarda. The cosy rooms here nestle inside the city walls.

Vila Galé Albacora Tavira. Stay in style in a former tuna-fishing village.

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