Aqua Village Health Resort & Spa

Caldas, Portugal

Stylish five-star Portugal stay at self-catering spa resort on the banks of the Alva River - with breakfast, spa access, patisseries and more

It’s all about tapping into nature at this contemporary five-star spa resort set on the banks of the Alva River in Portugal’s striking Cento Region. Not only will you enjoy ravishing views of mountains, valleys, forests, and hills for miles around, but you’ll also have the famous Serra da Estrela Nature Park (home to the country's only ski resort) just three miles away.

All of the 29 ultra-sleek apartments hit the spot with minimalist-chic design. Expect separate dining and living areas, private balconies, sofas with chaise lounges, and kitchenettes with all the cookware you’ll need. But it’s the thoughtful extras that clinch the deal; think beds swathed in luxe linens, pillow menus, bathrobes, pool towels, and flatscreen TVs with digital channels.

Elsewhere, you’ll find a cinema room, a kids’ club, a restaurant for gourmet palate-pleasers paired with fine Dão wines, and a bar for signature cocktails and mocktails. And then, of course, there’s the spa - a state-of-the-art space complete with hot springs, hydrodynamic pool, outdoor hot pool with Jacuzzi, sauna, Turkish bath, and treatment rooms for feel-fabulous beauty rituals.

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We like

  • Staying just three miles from Portugal’s famous Serra da Estrela Nature Park
  • Bliss-you-out massages, facials, and thermal treatments at the state-of-the-art spa
  • Delicious regional cuisine paired with fine Dão wines in the Roots Restaurant
  • Staying in sleek apartments with fully-equipped kitchenettes and private balconies

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