About Distinctive Portugal


Distinctive Portugal Lda. is an independent and professional fully licensed Travel Agency specialised in high standard quality accommodation throughout Portugal. Our company is located in Portugal and licensed by TURISMO DE PORTUGAL with RNAVT number 2602 - the license for the practice of tourism and travel agency activities is granted by the TURISMO DE PORTUGAL - Integrated within the Ministry of the Economy, Innovation and Development, Turismo de Portugal is the national tourism authority responsible for promotion, enhancement and sustainability of tourism activities. TURISMO DE PORTUGAL website can be found at: http://www.turismodeportugal.pt/. A print out of our registration can be seen by clicking on this link or consulting the above website directly.

For this reason, for every booking you make with our company, you can be assured of complete financial security. In addition, we are registered at the local Chamber of Commerce (in Viana do Castelo) with number 507735234. Our Portuguese TAX number (numero contribuinte) is 507735234.

We are also a member of APAVT www.apavtnet.pt (Portuguese Association of Travel and Tourism Agencies), the Portuguese equivalent of ABTA (UK) and ASTA (USA), with whom APAVT has close formal connections. Our membership number is 1330.

At Distinctive Portugal we are always looking for high quality Portugal accomodation full of character in the more authentic corners of the country. Some of our properties are charmingly simple, others unashamedly luxurious, but they are all a far cry from the mainstream, in character as well as location. In addition to our unique selection of villas, cottages, hotels and Pousadas, we are pleased to assist our clients with special requests to make your vacation in Portugal a memorable one!

Our team regularly visits all the areas offered on this website and is highly knowledgeable about the accommodation that we offer and have a wealth of first hand experience of the unique character, traditions and customs of each of our destinations. So whether you're looking for a relaxing family holiday, sports activities, short breaks, adventure holidays, golf or taylor-made travel arrangements designed to meet your specific needs, the travel professionals at Distinctive Portugal are the people you can trust.

We are also proud to offer a complete corporate and business travel service for all your business travel needs. We take care of your business travel management by providing a first class business travel service, leaving you to take care of your business.

We are based in Portugal, this website was created and is maintained in Portugal, and we know our country well. We'll be here to assist you in planning your holiday, but we'll also be here with you, should anything go wrong. We will endeavour to keep information on this site up to date and accurate, particularly with regard to prices and services/facilities available. To this end, we have an ongoing policy of property inspection to ensure that the properties and their services accurately match their descriptions on this site.


We carry Liability Insurance covering Professional Indemnity (Seguro de Responsabilidade Civil) - policy number 9250329. Our insurer is Fidelidade-Mundial S.A., Largo do Calhariz, 30, 1249-001 Lisboa, Portugal.