Palace of Lousã
Located in central Portugal in one of the less touristy regions, which generally means less pricey. A stunning venue for a wedding reception as well as a boutique hotel to accommodate your guests.
Pousadas of Portugal
Pousadas are upper class hotels and in most cases are old castles, forts, palaces etc. that have been transformed into hotels. You can find all Pousadas on this website:
Terra Nostra Garden Hotel, in the heart of São Miguel Island, is often considered to be the best Hotel in the Azores, having won many international accolades. Located in Furnas Valley, Terra Nostra Garden Hotel is nestled in one of the World’s best “Green Retreats,” as deemed by Condé Nast Traveller – the 18th century Terra Nostra Garden exudes a breath-taking atmosphere of exoticism in perfect harmony with nature.
Quinta do Estreito
Quinta do Estreito is a beautifully restored Quinta hotel with a relaxing atmosphere, set in the lovely countryside just 15 minutes from Funchal. We recommend this venue as one of the options in Madeira, visit:
Quinta Splendida Wellness & Botanical Garden is ideally located in Caniço, a charming village on the south-west part of Madeira Island and is 8 km from the airport and 7 km from Funchal. Wonderful garden settings for outdoor weddings.
Bafureira Sunset Beach Club
Located at the marginal coast road from Lisbon to Cascais. Great beach location in that area and super to party all night long. Find more info here:
Forte da Cruz Estoril
Great venue at the marginal coastline between Lisbon and Cascais. It’s an old Fort with several dining rooms and lovely outdoor spaces for ceremonies and/or receptions. Catered for by Penha Longa
Pateo Alfacinha Lisbon
A venue for weddings with 30-250 people. The great thing about this place is that there is a small chapel which is not owned by any church and therefor authorized for civil and celebration weddings. Catered for by Casa de Marques.