Luxury, style and glamour are adjectives that come to mind when thinking about palaces. An hour away from Oporto in Northern Portugal, we can find a unique and emblematic five star palace: The Vidago Palace Hotel.
Originally opened in 1910 and now forming part of the Leading Hotels of the World, the Vidago Palace Hotel was completely reformed in 2010. Having maintained its spectacular original features, it now also boasts some wonderfully modern additions such as its thermal spa that will make your event unique and very memorable. Its walls, replete with works of art and antiques, transport us straight back to the European Belle Époque era.
If Northern Portugal is the place you’ve chosen to celebrate your wedding, without doubt, the Vidago Palace Hotel is the perfect choice. Its luxurious architecture will mesmerise your family and guests. You will feel like royalty and your guests will enjoy feeling part of the bourgeoisie.
On the exterior of the palace you’ll find a magnificent garden. Its lavish variety of trees, flowers and fountains create an ideal backdrop for a photographic session or for a romantic stroll under the stars. The interior doesn’t disappoint either, with its sublime and luxurious rooms that have been used by aristocracy over the centuries. Depending on the date of your wedding, ceremonies can be held indoor or outdoor.
The Vidago Palace Hotel is also well known for its exquisite food, as well as its excellent customer service. The well renown chef, Portuguese born Rui Paula is responsible for the creation of their menu, as well as their exclusive wedding cakes.
If you were thinking of having your honeymoon in Portugal, this hotel with its new age spa and minimalist décor is the most romantic and perfect option of where to spend your first days together as a couple.
You can also enjoy romantic strolls in Vidago Park, as well as enjoying a wide range of different activities, such as golf – on its magnificent Mackenzie Ross 18 hole golf course, cookery classes, tennis, wine tasting and much more.
Both you and your guests will be blown away by the Vidago Palace Hotel, its high level of service and stunning grounds and rooms will help to create your own fairy tale.