Lisbon, Sintra, Chiado, Alfama, Bairro Alto, Porto, Ponta Delgada
Dates are flexible and customizable for private departures.
When it comes to you and your significant other to choose a perfect destination for your ultimate romantic getaway, Portugal is the epitome of the ideal vacation. Steeped in history and filled to the brim with beauty and charm, Portugal is a country that captures the heart and never lets it go. The only problem you and your partner may have is choosing just where you will go and what you will want to see next, which is why we have created a 14-day luxury tour that is handcrafted to give you the...
Lisbon - Listen to the Haunting Beauty of a Live Fado Performance
You and your significant other will arrive in Lisbon where you will be greeted by your private transfer, which will whisk you away to your luxurious accommodation. After you become settled in, dress to the nines and put on your best dancing shoes because you will spend your first evening attending a live Fado performance, accompanied by an amazingly delicious and authentic Portuguese meal. As you and your loved one enjoy the performance, this famed style of singing, which is known for its dramatic and expressive nature, will move and steal your heart with its hauntingly beautiful and melancholic nature. Tugging at your heartstrings will be an understatement, and the two of you will return to your hotel via private transfer, walking on a cloud beneath the starlit Lisbon sky.
Lisbon - Sightsee from the Sky on a Helicopter Tour
As you wake up, last night’s Fado performance will still be imprinted on your hearts. Today, you will quite literally be swept off your feet. After enjoying a delicious breakfast, you will be picked up and whisked away via private transfer to a private helicopter tour of the Lisbon skies. You and your loved one will truly feel like you are ascending to heaven as you rise above the clouds in a state-of-the-art helicopter. Look down upon the breathtaking Lisbon scenery as you hold hands while gazing down upon the Tagus River, the capital city’s skyline, and a myriad of other sights of attractions. You will spend your afternoon checking out one off the fresh, local Lisbon markets and pursuing the plentiful produce, spices, and local specialty goods before heading to an alfresco restaurant for your mouthwatering meal under the stars. As you are returned to your hotel via private transfer, you will already have fallen in love with Lisbon.
Lisbon – See a Different Side of Portugal on a Private Horseback Tour
The romance will continue as you and your loved one escape the city via private transfer for a horseback ride for two amid the rolling hills of Lisbon’s postcard-worthy countryside. While the wind blows through your hair and your eyes are treated to a feast of luscious scenery and gorgeous vistas, this once-in-a-lifetime experience will have you pinching yourselves and feeling like you have just galloped into a scene from a romantic, blockbuster movie. The best part about this private tour will be that it has been catered to your desires, so while you are led by a professional guide, you determine the amount of interaction that you have with one another. After your ride is finished, your private driver will return you to your luxurious Ponta Delgada accommodation where you will have a little time to relax, rest, and then freshen up for a night out on the town in Lisbon. Tonight, you will spend the evening in the world-famous Bairro Alto district, dancing, mingling, and soaking up the buzzing nightlife that extends well into the wee hours of the morning. When you have had your fill of fun and fanfare, your private driver will return you to your hotel for a good night’s rest.
Lisbon – Escape the City and Step into the Fairytale World of Sintra
Your fairytale vacation will continue as you take your entire day to wander through the stunning castles and whimsical storybook scenery of nearby Sintra. Located just a hop, skip, and a jump away from Lisbon, you will reach your destination via private transfer, being instantly transported to a whole new world that even Walt Disney would envy. You will have the entire day to stroll together around Sintra’s charming, old town that is filled with charming boutiques and lovely cafes. You will also visit the rainbow-colored Pena National Palace. Outfitted with an actual drawbridge, gargoyles, and turrets that tower into the sky, you will feel like you have stepped into a dream that you never want to wake up from. After an entire day in the cotton candy-colored world of Sintra, your private transfer will be waiting to sweep you away well before midnight and take you back to your hotel. The best part about this fairytale is that, unlike Cinderella’s saga, your romantic dream vacation and luxury chariot will not disappear or turn into a pumpkin once you arrive back at your hotel.
Lisbon — Stroll Hand-in-Hand Down the Picturesque Streets of Porto
Fast on the heels of Lisbon, Porto is becoming the country’s destination of choice for travelers that seek old world charm, historical sites, and architectural beauty. This day trip will start bright and early from Lisbon, and once you have reached your destination via private transfer, you will meet your private guide and have the entire day to stroll side by side as you witness all of Porto’s exciting highlights, including the Cathedral, the Avenida dos Aliados, Liberdade square, and the bridge of Dom Luis I. You can take your time as you stroll down the cobblestone streets and intimate alleyways and then walk along the riverside of Ribeira with its charming, cobbled, and winding streets. You will culminate your evening with a glass of famous Port wine, from which the city received its namesake, before heading back to Lisbon via private transfer.
Lisbon – Spend an Entire Day on Your Own Private Yacht
You will spend day six upon the sparkling waters of the Atlantic as you escape the busy city streets and sightsee from a much more romantic point of view aboard your own private yacht charter. You will leave the crowds behind as just the two of you break away from the bustling throngs of tourists and opt for an entire day away together. After your private driver drops you off at your destination, you will meet your expert guide who will share fascinating facts about some of Lisbon’s historical landmarks while you climb aboard your stellar yacht and cast all of your worries aside. You may even be joined by a few guests as dolphins and plenty of other sea creatures are known to swim along and say hello. After enjoying a lovely sunset aboard, you will be met at the dock by your private driver who will be waiting to take you to a private wine tasting and a cooking lesson that will be taught by a master chef. After learning how to make a delicious meal, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the fruits of your labors as you say goodbye to your master chef and dine with your loved one on the fantastic feast that you have just prepared under their watchful eyes and expert instruction. You will return to your hotel feeling full, satisfied, and quite proud of your new culinary skill set.
Ponta Delgada – Enjoy a Stroll Around the Azores’ Loveliest Town Center
After enjoying an amazing week of romance in Lisbon, you will be whisked away to the airport where you will escape to the Azores for an idyllic couple’s getaway. After a two-hour flight, your driver will be waiting to take you directly to your luxury hotel. After settling in, you will spend your afternoon strolling around the charming town of Ponta Delgada, which is Sao Miguel island’s main hub, and it is where all things happen. Filled with colorful tiled streets, lavish mosaics, and lovely boutiques and cafes, Ponta Delgada truly is postcard-worthy. After you and your partner have explored to your hearts’ content, you can choose among the many wine bars and alfresco restaurants before winding down your first island day over an authentic meal that will be complete with a glass of the Azores’ iconic pineapple wine.
Ponta Delgada – Swim With Dolphins Amid Sparkling Azorean Waters
For your first full day in the Azores, the Atlantic calls you to don your favorite swimsuit and slather on that sunscreen as you spend the day swimming, sailing and communicating with the locals. You will meet your captain and guide and then embark on an exciting boating adventure where you and your significant other can work on your tans while relaxing aboard a state-of-the-art vessel with no one to interrupt you. You can opt for an educational narrative that is offered by your private guide as you cruise through the ocean blue. Upon sighting dolphins, your captain will stop and allow you to jump in and socialize with these creatures, making for a once-in-a-lifetime memory that you and your loved one with cherish forever. Your private driver will pick you up and return you to your hotel where you can shower and get dressed up for an evening of window shopping in Ponta Delgada’s lively town center. Now will be the perfect time to pick up that amazing sundress or the pair of authentic Portuguese leather sandals that you have had your eyes on before dining at a local restaurant and returning to your hotel via private transfer to rest up for tomorrow’s adventures.
Ponta Delgada – Luxurious Spa Day for Two at Natural Thermal Pools
After enjoying a delicious breakfast, get ready to treat yourselves as you spend your day being spoiled and pampered to your hearts’ content. Today finds you traveling to Furnas where you will first witness the geothermal steam holes that pipe their sulfuric smoke amid the beautiful backdrop of Furnas Lake. As you and your love gaze around this natural phenomenon, you will feel like you have traveled to an entirely different dimension. You will then spend the rest of your day relaxing in the warm, healing waters of two of Furnas’ natural thermal pools: Poca da Dona Beija and Terre Nostra Park. Optional spa treatments will be offered onsite at both thermal pools, making an ideal addition to your romantic and ethereal spa afternoon. You will then return to Ponta Delgada refreshed, relaxed, and rejuvenated.
Ponta Delgada – Cha Gorreana Tea and Pineapple Plantation
Today, you will rise feeling like a king or queen after yesterday’s royal treatment and prepare yourself for an exciting and delicious day ten, which will find you tasting and traipsing your way through not just one, but two amazing island plantations. You will first journey to the famed Cha Gorreana Tea Plantation, which is the only tea plantation in all of Europe. While you and your loved one are here, you will learn the fascinating history behind the family-owned and operated plantation that dates all the way back to 1883. You will enjoy tea for two after taking a tour of the tea factory where you will learn how the tea is harvested and made before getting to walk through the picturesque plantation grounds.
Your next stop will be a sweet, shared experience as you journey to a working pineapple plantation. You can walk the grounds, learn fascinating facts about the heavenly fruit, and even witness the greenhouses that are used in the production process. As you leave, you can stop by the gift shop and onsite cafe where you can sample a plethora of pineapple-themed confections and pick up souvenirs, which will all be pineapple-themed, of course. You will soon return to your hotel via private transfer, armed with all of the pineapple and tea-themed souvenirs and memories you can ever desire.
Ponta Delgada – Go Off the Beaten Path on a 4x4 Tour of Sete Cidades
Let down your hair and take a walk on your wild side as you and your significant other run away for an off-road adventure to Sete Cidades that is sure to spice up your trip. After arriving at your destination via private transfer, you will meet your private guide and board a 4x4 safari vehicle for an unforgettable adventure. The nature lover in you will adore the scenery that this Sao Miguel gem offers from majestic volcanic craters to lush green mountains that descend into lakes of sparkling water that are the deepest shades of azure blue and emerald green. On the other hand, the adrenaline junkie that lurks under the surface in your hearts will jive with the thrill that accompanies this private 4x4 off-road adventure, which will take you on roads and up trails that are inaccessible to the public. Promising unmatched vistas, which are perfect for snapping that ideal romantic picture and endless beauty, this excursion will be the perfect blend of romance and adventure. As you return to your luxury accommodation via private transfer after a full day of fun, you will be more than ready for a good night’s rest.
Ponta Delgada – Marvel at Mother Nature as You Hike Ribeira Grande
After your off-road adventure yesterday, you and your partner will look forward to marveling at mother nature as you head out for a full day of private hiking adventures in Ribeira Grande. After being taken to your destination via private transfer from your hotel, you will meet your enthusiastic guide who will whisk you away to Ribeira Grande. Home to some of the best trails in the whole country, this area’s stunning volcanic landscape will leave you breathless, and as you wind your way through lush Azores forests with your professional guide, you will witness the jaw-dropping Salto do Cabrito, which is a waterfall that will make you think that you have been whisked away to Neverland. After your epic hike, you will return to your hotel with your heart filled and spirit soaring.
Ponta Delgada –Savor Unique Azores Cuisine on a Gourmet Tour
Your epic hike yesterday will have more than earned you the privilege and joy of sampling your way through the most sublime local cuisine of this idyllic island archipelago. To fully appreciate the abundance of natural resources, today’s full-day foodie tour will take you on an epic journey as your local, private guide leads you in tasting your way through every gastronomic niche. Nibble your way through local markets that are loaded with mountains of tropical fruits and piles of fresh vegetables. Then, cruise by charming cafes and eclectic wine bars, all offering the islands’ best seafood, spirits, and other specialty fares. By the time this tour is finished, your bellies will be full, and your culinary curiosities will be completely satisfied.
Ponta Delgada – Enjoy Brunch Before Saying Goodbye
You will spend your last morning with your partner in the Azores, enjoying an authentic Portuguese breakfast before receiving a personalized Portuguese send-off, which will be a surprise that is just for you. You will return home feeling refreshed and renewed and having experienced the best of Portugal: metropolitan Lisbon, Porto, and the idyllic Azores.
- Soar through the Lisbon skies, gazing down on world-famous sights and stunning scenery
- Experience an authentic Portuguese Fado performance and be utterly romanced by Its hauntingly beautiful, melancholic tone
- Escape the hustle and bustle of the mainland as you island-hop to an idyllic Sao Miguel island in the Azores
- Immerse yourself in a land of fairytales as you wander among the romantic castles and cobblestone streets of Sintra
- Ride into the sunset as you and your significant other saddle up for a romantic private horseback adventure, seeing Portugal and its lovely countryside from a unique point of view
- Luxuriate in a spa day while soaking your sore muscles amid natural thermal pools
- Interact and swim with dolphins in the sparkling blue Azorean waters
- Go off the beaten path on a thrilling 4x4 tour of Sete Cidades
Portugal is a stunning country that is filled with cobblestone streets, fairytale castles, and even tropical islands. It does not get much more romantic than Portugal. Pristine and picturesque, this land, rich culture, and welcoming people will instantly charm and capture your heart.
Your 14-day itinerary takes you and your significant other to Lisbon and then transports the pair of you to what feels like an entire world away: the idyllic Azores islands. Your handcrafted vacation offers you and your beloved the best of both worlds, including the buzz and energy of Portugal’s capital city and the serenity and exotic escape of a jaw-dropping island archipelago.
You and your partner will spend your first week in Lisbon. From soaring through the Lisbon skies in an exciting private helicopter tour to horseback riding in the Portuguese countryside, you two lovebirds will not want to ever return to your daily routine as this vacation will have you not only falling more in love with one another amid such a romantic backdrop but also adoring this country more each day as well.
After a side trip to Porto, the pair of you will finish your handcrafted tour with a week in the Azores islands. Romance is in the air in these postcard-worthy islands, and you will enjoy every romantic moment as you enjoy a spa day getaway together amid natural thermal pools, swim with the dolphins amid the sparkling blue Atlantic waters, and taste your way through the most mouthwatering local, gourmet cuisine.
Each night you will stay in luxury accommodations, be absolutely cared for with private transfers to and from specified destinations and airports, and will have every detail of this deluxe tour catered with you and your loved one’s ultimate romantic dreams and desires in mind. Looking for the top Portugal travel ideas? Consider browsing our Portugal travel reviews page.
$2,795 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
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