08 November 2023
The 15 best boutique hotels and guesthouses in Lisbon
In Lisbon, you immerse yourself in narrow cobbled streets, enveloped by cool river breezes and under vibrant blue skies. Fusing the timeless with the multicultural, this city weaves a blend of nostalgia and passion that makes it an irresistible te...
22 September 2023
Discover the best Alpine Lakes in South Tyrol: Top 5 Lakes for your Perfect Escape
Are you ready to embark on an alpine adventure like no other? Welcome to South Tyrol, where nature's wonders and cultural treasures await at every turn. Located in the heart of the Italian Alps, South Tyrol is a destination that combines natural...
08 February 2023
Our 7 best luxury villas and 5 nicest budget holiday homes in the Algarve
Secretplaces has been in search for special, beautiful, outstanding and authentic places to stay for more than 22 years. In our second article about the best and most beautiful places to stay in the Algarve we will present you a list of our...
30 November 2022
Our 11 best boutique hotels and guest houses in the Algarve
Secretplaces has been in search of especially beautiful and authentic places to stay in the Algarve for more than 22 years. The Algarve is blessed with a mild climate, a beautiful coastline where orange coloured cliffs surrounding small bea...
24 October 2022
Comfy Holidays & Heart-warming Trips for Fall & Winter 2022/23
Do you feel like shortening the long winter with an invigorating trip. We have put together some inspirations for cozy ‘hygge’ destinations to consider for a colourful autumn getaway, a Christmas weekend trip to get into the spirit or...
19 September 2022
TAKE YOUR PET ON HOLIDAYS - 10 Places that welcome dogs and other pets
Our pets are part of our family & we want to take them with us on vacation - because they deserve it too! But it’s not always easy to find hotels and accommodations that allow you to take your dog or cat. This guide is here to help you t...
01 September 2022
The 7 Best Stays for Digital Nomads in Europe
Working remotely brings the pleasure of being able to work from anywhere in the world. Office Meetings while sipping an iced coffee in your Co-working space in Berlin? Or watching the boats pass by from your balcony while working in the Algarve? O...
30 August 2022
12 Dream wedding locations in Europe for the Best Day of Your Life
We have collected the most breathtaking wedding venues to celebrate love. 12 wedding locations, one more beautiful than the other – from a romantic Tuscan wedding villa, to an old brick estate in Ireland, a Spanish casa to a chateau in Franc...
19 August 2022
Where to Stay in Rome – 10 Best Boutique Hotels & Apartments for your City Trip to Italy
Your guide to the best hotels with authentic Italian charm, bed & breakfast hotels designed to make you feel comfortable and well taken care of, and self-catering accommodation that will fit all your individual needs. We have collected 10 diff...
12 August 2022
5 Secret Places to Stay in Europe on Your Next Holiday
Are you dreaming of vacation off the beaten path? Discover these hidden gems in Europe, while escaping the hustle and bustle of your daily lives to fully enjoy the calmness and solitude of these 5 secret places we collected for you. Destinations o...
14 January 2022
21 April 2021
The best places to hike in Europe - make this summer wanderful!
Taking care of our mind as well as our body has never been as important as now. There has been a change in attitude toward re-discovering nature, reconnecting with ourselves, and realizing the mental health benefits of exposure to the great outdoo...
04 May 2021
Soul Spaces – Places where you can let go
The today's world is constantly changing and evolving. Every day, hour, minute and even every second an infinite number of things are happening. Adventures are being experienced, memories are being created and new concepts are being developed. The...
21 January 2021
28 January 2021
15 April 2021
Portugal’s best beaches – Life is even better with warm sand between your toes – The South
Part 2: From Lisbon to the Algarve Although being on the same western coast, the ocean south of Lisbon is quite different to the one in the north. Big waves can be found here as well, but the water starts getting warmer and the waves...
04 April 2021
Portugal’s best beaches – Life is better with sand between your toes – The North
Portugal’s best beaches: from Caminha (Minho) down to Lisbon When beautiful landscapes turn into golden sand just before they meet the waves of the Atlantic Ocean you are probably in Portugal. Long stretches of the 667 km of Portug...
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