Portugal is a very beautiful country full of natural beauty, historical monuments and places which the honeymooners can visit to make their trip a memorable affair. It has several clean beaches with pristine sands and emerald-colored water. The countryside of Portugal is lush green which suits the romantic mood of the honeymooners. The honeymooners can unwind by fishing in some villages which have the facilities for tourists. Portugal has several honeymoon destinations which are frequented by honeymooners throughout the year.
Here is the list of top 10 honeymoon destinations in Portugal:
Belem has historical significance because renowned travelers like Magellan and Vasco da Gama had once anchored here. It is located in capital Lisbon and is the most visited area of the city. Belem has several cultural venues and it houses several historic monuments. The waterfront vistas of Belem are simply amazing. The main places of attraction are: Belem Tower, the Maritime Museum, and the Monument to the Discoveries.
2. National Palace of Pena (Palacio Nacional da Pena)
National Palace of Pena is located in Sintra and it is now a UNESCO protected site. This sprawling palace is located on a hill. Try to climb up the hill to feel the beauty of palace and the romantic relation which this historic palace has with the sun. You will get a brilliant view of Sintra town from this palace.
3. Costa Vincentina National Park
Costa Vincentina National Park is the best place to enjoy a romantic evening. The view of the sunset from this Park is nothing less than spectacular. The rocky headland is 60m above the sea. The hallowed rocks are home to several bird species. Honeymooners can see marine life from a lighthouse built on this headland.
4. Fado Bars in Alfama
Fado Bars in Alfama are located between the Castle of Lisbon and the Tejo River. You can see the Lisbon Cathedral, the Museum of Decorative Arts on your way to Alfama. The cobbled streets mesmerize the honeymooners and the little bars prompt them to spend some quality time in a tranquil atmosphere.
Azores are located 930 miles from Lisbon. The fields of Azores are covered with beautiful flowers. It has beautiful valleys and sleepy villages. Honeymooners can get romantic by sitting near the clean lagoons.
6. Historic Center of Porto
If you are in Portugal, do visit the Historic Center of Porto, a commercial hub, located at the delta of the Douro River. The place has several bars where they serve high-quality drinks. It has several historical monuments, old-fashioned shops and museums. The honeymooners can enjoy Portuguese foods at the restaurants here.
7. Ponta da Piedade
Ponta da Piedade, located in Lagos, is a common stopover for people who are on a tour of Algarve. Lagos is an old-city with a superb nightlife. Colorful waters lap up the headland of Ponta da Piedade. Honeymooners can feel the magic of this water by getting into a tiny boat.
8. Historic Center of Evora
Located in Evora, the Historic Center of Evora is one place which the honeymooners should not miss while visiting Portugal. Colorful azulejos decorate the houses, which have balconies made up of wrought-iron. The town of Evora has historical significance.
9. Nightlife of Bairro Alto
Those honeymooners who are party animals and lobe nightlife should enjoy the bustling nightlife of Bairro Alto. The streets here are pretty quiet in the day but they get vibrant, colorful and full of energy at night. Honeymooners can enjoy the night by visiting bars and restaurants.
Monsaraz is located on River Guardiana near Spain border. The medieval era castle is huge and attractive. The lanes are cobbled and houses near it are not very high. Honeymooners can go for shopping in the village of São Pedro do Corval. They can buy pots and other ceramics from the shops in this village.