First opened in 1910, Vidago Palace was created to provide its discerning clientele with rooms and facilities fit for a king. One hundred years later, after extensive restoration and renovations, the newly decorated Vidago Palace invites today’s traveller to be captivated by its Belle Epoque charm, championship golf course, state-of-the-art spa and 5 star hotel services. Surrounded by natural beauty, Vidago Palace is an outstanding luxury hotel in Portugal, the prefect venue for weddings and events and a proud member of Leading Hotels of the World. Among the most famous historic luxury hotels in Portugal, Vidago Palace is magnificent yet inviting, combining the grandeur of a palace with the warmth of a country home. Surrounded by mountains and 250 acres of mature woods and parkland, Vidago Palace enjoys a tranquil setting – perfect for a relaxing and restorative stay. The pure country air and lush grounds, artfully dotted with ornate mineral-water pavilions, provide visitors with a welcome tonic to the trials of modern life. Inside, the grand staircase, high ceilings, large reception rooms and sweeping views lend themselves to Vidago Palace’s magical atmosphere. A showcase for traditional craftsmanship, Vidago Palace is resplendent with hand-loomed rugs, elaborate tiling and hand-painted wall-coverings – all designed to respect and enhance the building’s illustrious past. When Grace Leo was first introduced to the task of reviving Vidago Palace, she captured the hotel’s fairy-tale mystique by likening the project to "the prince awakening sleeping beauty." The founder of GLA Hotels - which develops and manages luxury hotels across the globe - Ms Leo and her team, in collaboration with interior architects Jose Pedro Lopez Vieira and Diogo Rosa Là, renowned architect Alvaro Siza Vieira and with the support of the Palace’s owners, UNICER, worked diligently to recapture and surpass Vidago Palace’s splendour. With 70 rooms & suites, guests can be assured of an exclusive experience while indulging in the many facilities Vidago Palace has to offer.
- Vidago Palace
- Parque de Vidago
- Apartado 16
- Vidago , 5425-307
Banquets & Meetings
From corporate conferences to intimate weddings, Vidago Palace provides a splendid setting for any occasion. Its selection of elegantly furnished and well equipped rooms and its unique theatre-style auditorium allows Vidago Palace to accommodate family celebrations, seminaries, festivals, theatrical productions and product launches – with the region's best catering provided by the hotel's talented culinary team.
Fine Dining on Site
The grand proportions, sumptuous banquettes and gilded panels of the hotel’s former ballroom provide a spectacular setting for Vidago Palace’s gourmet restaurant, The Salão Nobre Dining Room. Using local organic produce, The Salao Nobre’s refined cuisine features traditional northern Portuguese dishes which have been deconstructed and reinterpreted to provide a sophisticated sampling of the region’s best fare.
The spacious fitness centre was designed to ensure that even the most rigorous exercise regimens can be followed during a stay at Vidago Palace. Filled with natural light and enjoying a verdant garden view, the centre is well-appointed with the latest equipment by Matrix, making workouts a truly pleasant experience. The state-of-the-art cardiovascular equipment includes elliptical, running, cycling and recumbent machines, each fitted with touch screen TV and I-pod stations. Strength equipment includes dumbbells and machines designed to work the upper and lower body. Free-weight and stretch areas are also provided, and yoga can be practiced in the adjacent meditation room.
Vidago's mineral water is key to The Spa's character and is used in exclusive signature treatments. Aromatherapy Associates provides many of the fragrant essential oils used for body treatments, while scientifically developed products by MCCM Medical Cosmetics are used for a variety of anti-aging facials. Therapists have been trained to the highest standards and will leave you feeling properly cared-for and thoroughly pampered.
The splendid golf course at Vidago Palace is a Cameron & Powell redesign of an original Mackenzie Ross 9, dating back to 1936. Today, the upgraded course meets USGA specifications, having been transformed into an international championship standard par 72, retaining the integrity of the original design and faithfully reflecting the aesthetics, playability, spirit and character of the site
- - Banquets & Meetings
- - Meeting Space
- - Fine Dining on Site
- - Fine Dining Nearby
- - Fitness Center
- - High Speed Internet
- - Child Programs
- - Spa Facility
- - Golf Driving Range
- - Golfing
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