Portugal is one of Europes most picturesque places, so it’s no surprise that couples flock from all over the country—and the world—to get married in this breathtaking region. The Algarve & the Alentejo, which have a rep for being slightly more laid-back than the Douro Valley is home to equally lush hillsides, rolling vineyards, and scenic pastoral views. With two stunning regions to choose from, narrowing down the best Alentejo and Algarve wedding venues is no small feat for anyone planning a wine country wedding, elopement, or rehearsal dinner in Southern Portugal. Here are some of my favorites.
01. Quinta Dos Santos
Quinta dos Santos is a family owned and operated wine farm and craft brewery, located in Western Algarve, Portugal. Measuring eight hectares in total, the farm has three hectares under vine and one hectare of new olives, being Macanilha, Galega, Verdeal and Picual varieties amongst almond, carob, and age-old olive trees. With Ann & Eugene's focus on personal relationships & creating the most exceptional experiences, you are in for the wedding of a lifetime at Quinta Dos Santos.
•Outdoor/indoor ceremony & reception space
•Open to DIY weddings
02. L'AND Vineyards
More than a hotel, L'AND Vineyards is an exclusive retreat, with 30 suites and villas that blends modern architecture with nature, providing an atmosphere of sober luxury, natural beauty and tranquility. Awarded the 'World's Leading Wine Region Hotel' by the World Travel Awards in 2020, this winery offers a truly iconic wedding experience.
•Outdoor/indoor ceremony & reception
•Capacity outdoor: 250
•Indoor capacity: 120
•Hotel exclusivity possible from 2 nights stay
03. Torre De Palma
At the heart of the upper wine land Alentejo, Torre de Palma Wine Hotel is a unique place for a rustic country chic wedding. Events spaces like "Cortejo de Baco" room, the olive grove, the vineyard, the lounge and the chapel where ceremonies can be held, are just some of the magical places that can contribute to your special day.
•Outdoor Ceremony space
•Chapel Ceremony space
•Full in-house planning
•Hotel exclusivity possible
•Stables at the ground
04. The Vineyard Albufeira
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