A Palace hidden in the Forest The Vidago Palace Hotel is the rebirth of a legend.

Located about one hour from Porto and fifteen minutes from Chaves, this iconic Palace opened, for the first time, in 1910. Fulfilled its centenary, still has today with the same splendor, services, and friendliness that once gave it great fame. Deeply embedded in the collective memory of several generations, it has reborn - in 2010 - as a true legend. Completely rebuilt and remodeled, the architectural heritage of the building was preserved, standing out again as a reference among the finest historic hotels in Europe.

In Detail
Elegance and sophistication are the common denominator of all the accommodation available at Vidago Palace Hotel. There are 37 Classic rooms, 9 Superior rooms, 8 Garden rooms, 3 Privilege rooms, 8 Junior Suites, 1 Suite and 3 Grand Suites. Whatever your choice may be, you are guaranteed a rest that not only royalty can enjoy, but also our guests. Set off on a unique and memorable sensory adventure in unbeatable comfort.

Vidago Palace Hotel offers excellent condition to relax and fell a deep connection with the Nobility of old times! The interior decor of the hotel was designed by the architects José Pedro Lopes Vieira and Diogo Rosa Lã inspired on the style of a great aristocratic house, full of inspiring light. All rooms are cozy, elegant and with plenty of natural light.

Wooden floors, wood paneling, fine materials, sumptuous furniture, silk fabrics and wallpapers with expressive motifs creating an involving, refined and very comfortable space, in the style of a large manor house with soul and history. There is a certain nobility in volumes, voluptuousness, and comfort in all areas, providing a pleasant surprise to those who choose to stay in the Hotel, whether in family or with friends!

The exclusivity of Vidago Hotel is in its history and quality of its waters, extracted from the granitic subsoil and recognized for its therapeutic cures, requested by the royalty of the old times and now by all society. If water is an ever-present element, twine also marks its presence in the cellars, in the quiet atmosphere of the wine cellar of the Palace Vidago providing an inviting place to taste the most famous exports of the region.

Restaurants & Bars
With a national and international career spanning almost 20 years, Vitor Matos has been a jury member in various competitions, as well as a speaker at various congresses and seminars.

Salão Nobre
With imposing dimensions, the main restaurant "Salão Nobre", is one of the most glamorous and refined rooms of Vidago Palace Hotel. Once the stage for large and luxurious parties, it has been transformed into a Gourmet Restaurant. The refined cuisine of the Salão Nobre features traditional dishes from Northern Portugal that have been deconstructed and reinterpreted to offer a sophisticated sample of the region's best menu.

Wine Cellar 
Designed as a bistrot and a wine shop, the traditional Wine Cellar of the Vidago Palace Hotel is a welcoming space for conviviality. Spacious, about 150 sqm distributed by several distinct spaces in shades of grey and blue.

Winter Garden 
The breakfast room opens to a terrace with view to the hill and SPA.

Club House
With its own menu, that offers meals of traditional cuisine perfectly adjusted to the local tradition, especially based on salads, pastas, sandwiches and grilled meats and fish.

Pool Bar 
Here, light-based snacks, pastas, pizzas, and salads are served.

Four Seasons Salon
Designed in the style of a literary salon of the eighteenth century, this room has an ambiance that propitiates conversations and rituals of the art of living the daily life.

The bar extends over two rooms, being one of them the smoking room. Built in length, the bar is completely covered with wood panels from the floor to the ceiling, giving the room a more masculine atmosphere. As soon as he first sunny days arrive, the bar extends to the outside.

Meeting Rooms
Vidago Palace Hotel offers excellent conditions for hosting events. At the entrance of the park is situated a magnificent building - the Conference Centre - with high ceilings and views of the park.

Both the rooms and the reception area are ideal for all kind of events. The Conference Centre has 7 meeting rooms, 1 multipurpose room, 1 reception area and 1 bar. The rooms can be connected or used individually to satisfy specific requests.

All of them were elegantly decorated and fully equipped to meet the actual needs of the clients. The Conference Centre also offers an auditorium with 264 setas, fully equipped. With view to a small charming lake and to the Palace.

Designed by the famous architect Álvaro Siza Vieira, the Vidago Palace Hotel has reborn with a new SPA. Built among the100 acres of fragrant cedars, pines and holly, the SPA is a natural extension of the hotel, making it the ideal place to be. The Thermal SPA has a modern infrastructure and clean lines that contrasts with the classic architecture of the hotel. Inside, the white marble is omnipresent, the lines are straight, the architecture is rigorous and the furniture is simple. Everything contributes to provide relaxation and supreme wellbeing. This hotel was distinguished as a Leading Spa by The Leading Hotels of The World!

The exclusivity of Vidago Hotel is in its history and quality of its waters, extracted from the granitic subsoil and recognized for its therapeutic cures, requested by the royalty of the old times and now by all society.

Along with Clarins and Aromatherapy Associates, the Vidago Palace SPA offers a wide range of face and body beauty treatments, including regenerating facial treatments for men and women, as well as all kind of specific treatments.

Redesigned by Cameron & Powell, the golf course of Vidago Palace Hotel is a classic 9 holes Mackenzie Ross, dating back to 1936. It has reborn incorporating the highest international standards. The actual golf course extends over a renewed field prepared for 18 holes par 72 with 6.308 m.

As a complement, Vidago Palace Golf Course has a Golf Academy with a practice field. The Club House has also reborn as a new project by the architect Álvaro Siza Vieira and resulted of the recovery of an old 1886 stone building and has a restaurant, a bar and a shop.

Location & Directions 

GPS: N 41° 37' 58'', W 7° 34' 32.2''