Go on vacation with your faithful friend and stay at these lovely pet friendly hotels in Portugal . We Love Small Hotels help you find the perfect place for your furry vacations!

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Photo: Herdade da Matinha

In Portugal are increasing the friendly hotel units of the most faithful friends: the pets. All over the country, there are excellent options for accommodation where animals are welcome. In the countryside, by the sea or in the city, meet some places where the whole family can go on vacation. We have a collection of charming hotels with fully contact with nature, perfect for a pleasant stay for you and your pets. Why leave them at home?! See for yourself:

North & Douro Valley

Solar Egas Moniz, a luxury boutique hotel in Penafiel, welcomes you in a building with 120 years of history. This newly opened manor house has a familiar, intimate ambience and total comfort. Its green surroundings make this the perfect getaway to relax and contemplate the quietness. But there are also many activities available, perfect to share with your four-legged friend.
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Photo: Gail At Large – Solar Egas Moniz

Casa de Alpajares offers guests a peaceful location with panoramic views for the Douro River. It features a spa & wellness center with a Turkish bath and sauna. There are plenty of activities at the house but the International Douro region right on the border is enough in itself. The jagged edges of the river banks can be seen through the clear waters and give a bright touch to this unique landscape. The house allows pets on requested.
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Photo: Gail At Large – Solar Egas Moniz

Historical Villages

Moinho do Maneio is a 3 bedroom, pet-friendly property in the heart of Serra da Malcata and in the beautiful town of Penamacor. A refreshing stream flows by the property, delighting visitors on the hottest days. They can also enjoy a drink or a beautiful sunbathing moment on the deck by the stream. By appealing to the local traditions and authenticity, Moinho do Maneio offers bread workshops, horseback rides in the heart of Serra da Malcata and farming experiences on the estate’s raspberry fields.

Casa do Zé Sapateiro loves animals and allows them in the house, since it is possible to bring pets at no extra cost and it’s not necessary to make reservation. This cozy 6 bedroom house is located at a small schist village south of the Lousã mountain range, in Ferraria de São João. The proposals in this quaint, green setting are many, from hiking paths and bike trails to the most varied nature activities in the Lousã mountain range, not forgetting the clear, refreshing water of the river beaches on warmer days.

On a sunny slope of the Serra da Estrela stands the recent Madre De Água Rural Hotel which combines comfort, elegance with luxury pinches and modernity. With only 10 rooms, is on the outskirts of Gouveia, a farm where there are several species of animals that will delight the young and old. The unit offers a kennel with all the conditions for a peaceful night, without charging any fee for the presence of your pet.
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Photo: Madre de Água Hotel Rural

Inland Alentejo

Set in Portalegre in the Alentejo Region, Quinta da Dourada offers a peaceful retreat for nature lovers. This environment-friendly farmhouse has won the Green Key and offers spacious gardens and country-style accommodation. Pets are allowed with no extra charges.

Água D’Alte was completely renovated in 2012 and is now a reference for Excellence in Rural Tourism in Alentejo. This charming country retreat combines countryside and contemporary styles, where comfort is planned down to the last detail. Small dogs are welcome at Água D’Alte, subject to prior confirmation.

Quinta do Marvão is a traditional guesthouse, located in a valley, with panoramic views of the surrounding nature reserve, the Natural Park, just 3km from Marvão. The panoramic views give you a warm welcome for a stay full of activities, with only one rule: enjoy the silence. Small pets are allowed at Quinta do Marvão, subject to prior confirmation.

Southwest Coast

Herdade da Matinha is located in a magnificent valley, surrounded by Cercal Ridge where two rustic houses have been restored and are now with doors open in this superb Alentejo retreat. It is in its 20 inspiring rooms, all uniquely decorated, that guests can let themselves go and have a real country experience. And Herdade da Matinha is not lacking in experiences, the lush, green fields are the stage for many of them, where you can enjoy horseback riding, a picnic, or even a Yoga or Pilates class. Bring your pet friend and enjoy the nature!
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Photo: Herdade da Matinha

The cozy Quinta do Chocalhinho is located 2 km from the town of Odemira, among valleys and hills and the houses respect the traditional Alentejo architecture. Surrounded by farmland, filled with olive trees, Chocalhinho offers elegant rooms fitted with antique furniture and handcrafted-tiled floors. You can bring your small pets with you, but confirm first!


Set among green pine trees, Praia Verde Boutique Hotel it’s a very quiet location, with comfortable areas in full harmony with nature. Here we can find the perfect spot for a getaway in one of the 40 suites available. The hotel is surrounded by a centennial pine tree forest that leads us to Praia Verde beach, in a 10 min. walk. This is a big paradisiacal beach, with soft sand, bathed by the kind Atlantic waters, the perfect spot to go for a walk with your furry companion (allowed on request).
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Photo: Madre de Água Hotel Rural

There are no reasons why you should not take your pets with you, We Love Small Hotels pet friendly properties welcome with heart & soul your small, but most loyal, friends!

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