Medieval castles, sandy and golden beaches, colorful fishing villages, captivating cities and magical vineyards, all of this can be found only in one country in western Europe, in Portugal. Not only this country has the charm and beauty, but also amazing history and delicious food that will knock you of your feet. If you are planning your dreamy honeymoon in Portugal, then you are at the right place. We rounded up 6 stunning spots to visit with your better half. Check them out!
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1. Benagil Sea Cave
Looking for something unusual, unique and in same way magical? How about this beautiful secret sea cave, accessible only by boat? Located close to Benagil Beach, this stunning cave is lined with layers of sedimentary limestone and have a large opening at the top, where the sun streams through, creating a truly memorable setting. It is an experience you will never forget.
2. Quinta da Regaleira
Spend a lovely morning exploring these amazing 20th century residence with hidden treasures everywhere. Located in the town of Sintra, The Quinta da Regaleira is place that you can`t miss on your trip to Portugal. The architecture is amazing, grand house is split over five floors, and has cool and an ornate gothic facade, but the true gem is its enchanting gardens. They are styled to represent ancient secret orders with so many hidden tunnels and concealed symbolism.
Tip: A lot of the tunnels in Quinta da Regaleira don`t have light, so make sure you take a lamp or at least your mobile phone.
3. Lisbon Oceanarium
If you and your better half are a true animal lovers, than you should definitely visit Lisbon Oceanarium. Its 500 species and 8,000 animals and plants will leave you speechless. If you are brave enough, you can also spend a night with sharks, and find out more about them, their skin and huge teeth.
4. Park and National Palace Of Pena
Beautiful gardens with over five hundred different species of trees, amazing architecture, and spectacular views makes this place so unique. You will feel like in a fairy tale. The palace is composed of two wings: one that is built in the 19th century by King Ferdinand II and the former Manueline monastery of the Order of St. Jerome.
5. Poca Da Dona Beija
Poca Da Dona Beija is a complex of five wonderful natural thermal areas with therapeutic benefits, situated in the town of Funas in a beautiful landscaped garden. After paying for the entrance you can stay there as long as you wish, all you need is a swimsuit and a towel. Great, isn`t it?
6. Ponta de Sao Lourenco
Take on a walk to the completely unique landscape with wonderful panoramic views of the Atalntic and spectacular volcanic rock formations. Down the cliff is a truly unique beach called Prainha, the island`s only natural black sandy beach.
Tip: There is no possibility to buy some bottle of water, so make sure you take plenty with you.