The European country of Portugal is one of the world's more underrated vacation destinations. No matter where you go in this beautiful country, you are sure to have a memorable experience. And if you have a few extra euros to spend then your time in Portugal can be enhanced by staying at one of its many upscale hotels.

The European country of Portugal is one of the world's more underrated vacation destinations. No matter where you go in this beautiful country, you are sure to have a memorable experience. And if you have a few extra euros to spend then your time in Portugal can be enhanced by staying at one of its many upscale hotels.

Portugal is a country with a culture and style like no other place in the world. The historic towns and unique architecture are matched in beauty only by the stunning scenery that can be enjoyed just about anywhere you go. Whether you are looking for great beaches, fine art galleries, or delicious ethnic cuisine, there is something in Portugal for everyone.

But there is also something in Portugal that is reserved for those with a refined sense of style and the means to enjoy it. The luxury hotels that can be found throughout the country offer guests the chance to relax in comfort and extravagant style during their time there.

Built in the city of Lisbon in the 1600s, The York House Hotel was originally erected as a convent and is now one of the most prestigious hotels in Portugal. The guest rooms are decorated with Oriental carpets and feature four-poster beds and world-class toiletries.

The Palácio Estoril has been welcoming distinguished guests for almost 75 years. Located in the beautiful city of Estoril, The Palácio is a lavishly appointed Art Deco hotel that prides itself on top-notch personal service for its guests.

The Dona Filipa & San Lorenzo Golf Resort in Almancil is so extravagant it is almost intimidating. This beautiful establishment sits on 445 acres of beautiful Portugese real estate, some of which is devoted to the resort's 18-hole professional caliber golf course.

The Praia D'El Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort in Amoreira just might be the "be all and end all" of European luxury hotels. Located on six hundred acres of beautiful oceanfront property, this opulent hotel features its own 18-hole golf course, a full-service spa, and three gourmet restaurants.

If you have never been to Portugal there is no better time to go than right now. And if you do go, consider treating yourself to one of the country's many upscale hotels.