Picturesque Porto & Douro getaway with luxe stays & car rental
- Round trip
- 4 or 6 nights
- per person
- based on 2 persons
Indulge in a luxurious break in charming Porto and the Douro Valley - includes breakfast throughout, a wine tasting, flights, car hire, and more
Discover the best of Portugal on a relaxing break in the historic Porto and lush Douro Valley. Pick up your rental car at the airport and drive straight to the historic streets of Porto, a city with a long and illustrious history with an edge of cosmopolitan glamour. The star of the show? Port, naturally, you'll get to sample a glass or two of the finest port wine at the iconic 18th Century Espaço Porto Cruz, on an included wine tasting experience.
Head to the rolling hills of Portugal's famous wine region next, and spend the last half of your trip in Douro at a gorgeous five-star abode, surrounded by vineyards and sweeping panoramic views. Immerse yourself in the luxury of the spa hotel before roaming around the region's picturesque vineyards - perhaps throw in a few wine tastings of your own.
Two or three nights in Porto
Two or three nights in Douro
Espaço Porto Cruz wine tasting
Rental car included
Return flight from Birmingham, London Gatwick, Liverpool, London Luton, London Stansted to Porto
We work with our trusted partners in the region to offer you the best possible stay.
When you plan your trip, after you've selected a date, we will show you all the information about the hotels you will be staying at.
Benefits of all the hotels
- 24 hours front desk
- Free Wifi
Day 1 & 2: Porto
Welcome to Porto, the first stop on your relaxing escape. Upon arrival, pick up your rental car and make your way towards your first luxe hotel (there's two to choose from). The second-largest city in Portugal combines the best elements of the country: from the warm, friendly atmosphere and the pic…
Day 3 - 5: Douro
After a couple of thrilling days in Porto, make your way to Portugal's wine country: Douro. Drive through the gorgeous Douro Valley, take in the sweeping landscapes complete with small villages, vineyards and green, sunlit hillsides, and settle into the five-star Douro Scala Hotel upon arrival in t…
Port wine tasting in Porto
• Port wine tasting at the Espaço Porto Cruz •
Enjoy an exquisite port wine tasting experience at the iconic Espaço Porto Cruz included on Day 2 of your trip. The Espaço Porto Cruz is located on the banks of the Gaia River and dates back to the 18th century. Here, you'll indulge in a full celebration of port and the culture around it. In the building you'll also find exhibitions with modern art, a wine shop, restaurant and a roof terrace with fantastic 360 degree views of Porto. You'll receive the tickets for the tasting of the wine upon checking in at the hotel.
- Tourist tax of €2 per person, per night payable locally
- Fuel, parking and toll fees
- Rental car credit card deposit
If you book this deal before 35 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.
Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Limited for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.
Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.
Due to COVID-19, there may be additional entry requirements in effect at your destination which may change at short notice, including the need to show proof of having tested negative for, or having had a certified vaccination against, COVID-19. It is your responsibility to ensure you can satisfy these requirements before booking so please familiarise yourself with the latest requirements before booking via your government's foreign advice service at www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.
The passport, visa and health requirements (including those related to COVID-19) at the time of booking can be viewed on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office website It is your responsibility to ensure that you and all members of your party are in possession of all necessary travel and health documents, and in compliance with any other immigration requirements, before you travel. Due to COVID-19, there may be additional entry requirements in effect at your destination which may change at short notice, including the need to show proof of having tested negative for, or having had a certified vaccination against, COVID-19. It is your responsibility to ensure you can satisfy these requirements before booking so please familiarise yourself with the latest requirements before booking via your government's foreign advice service.
Maximum 2 persons per room.
The single supplement is based on travel dates and duration of travel. You will see the final price in the booking process.
Pets are not permitted on this trip due to international plane travel.
The main driver must be at least 18 years old and hold a valid driver's license. The main driver must have a credit card in their own name with a sufficient credit limit for the deposit. You will pick and up and drop off the rental car at the airport. Travellers should allow enough time to drive to the airport and return the rental car before the return flight.
An excess risk applies in the event of theft or damage. A credit card deposit is required upon arrival. Comprehensive insurance, non-life insurance, liability insurance, theft insurance and cover for glass, tires, floor and roof damage is included. You will receive all rental car information along with your travel documents.
Hotel Dom Henrique Porto: Public parking available for a surcharge Porto Bay Flores: Public parking for a fee Douro Scala: Free parking at the hotel
Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. Don't forget to check the actual flight times before departure on the website of the airline or the airport to avoid inconvenient surprises.
You will receive all documents relevant to your trip, 5 days prior to departure at the latest.
The national currency of Portugal is the euro (EUR).