04 Dec 2018 2127
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Christmas and New Year away from home ? PortoBay has some ideas for you . ..

Gala dinners, brunches, the best night spots to see in the New Year . .. are some of the best reasons for choosing to spend Christmas and New Year’s Eve with PortoBay. What’s more, every year PortoBay hotels create a programme so that you can get even closer to experiencing the local traditions in the destinations where we are based. Lisboa, Madeira, the Algarve or . .. at the height of summer in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Búzios, we have over a dozen experiences for you !!


Don’t miss the thirty-meter-high Christmas tree that fills Terreiro do Paço with colour! The Portuguese capital is even more vibrant at this time of the year: there are markets, concerts and in the Parque Eduardo VII there is an amusement park with something for all the family! The ice rink and the Ferris wheel are just some of the reasons to visit Wonderland Lisboa.

A little further down town, just off Avenida da Liberdade, the PortoBay Liberdade hotel has prepared a special programme in a cosy, elegant and refined setting. On the 24th, the Bistrô4 restaurant will be serving a Christmas dinner (Five-course menu with drinks included) . .. .. on the 25th, sleep in and start your Christmas Day with our Brunch which includes a buffet, natural fruit juices, water, coffee and a glass of "PortoBay Liberdade selection” sparkling wine upon arrival.

Here, the start of 2019 is being carefully prepared !! The Bistrô4 restaurant has prepared a gala dinner for the last night of the year (cocktail, five-course menu with drinks included) and . .. at midnight, we’ll make a toast to the New Year on the hotel terrace where we will release illuminated balloons! After a long night of festivities, we'll have a New Year’s Day brunch, to replenish your energy . ..


The island of Madeira has unique traditions at Christmas !! In this festive spirit, The Cliff Bay, the Porto Santa Maria and the Vila Porto Mare will be receiving their guests: with lights, nativity scenes, decorations, various activities. .. And Christmas treats !! The programme will vary depending on the hotel, but it looks promising !!

One of the high points of the celebrations will be happening on New Year’s Eve, when the natural amphitheatre of Funchal Bay is transformed into a grandiose nativity scene illuminated with thousands of coloured lights. The scene is set to welcome an incredible spectacle: the chimes of midnight mark the start of what Guinness World Records has classified the greatest firework display in the world !!


Live music every day, and menus that include typical Algarvian Christmas delicacies. .. are the suggestions from the PortoBay Falésia hotel for this festive season. On the night of 31 December, we bid farewell to 2018 with a New Year’s Eve Show at the Búzios Bar. .. and because they’re celebrating the New Year there’s Brunch . ..

Rio de Janeiro

The Christmas spirit is in the air . .. Even on Copacabana, where the sun shines all the year round !! Rio de Janeiro is adorned with Christmas decorations and lights. Come and have a party at the PortoBay Rio Internacional hotel with Copacabana Bay as the backdrop . .. unmissable !!

And . .. New Year’s Eve on Copacabana needs no introductions. One of the biggest and most famous New Year celebrations in the world !!

São Paulo

The chef at the Trebbiano, the sophisticated restaurant at L’Hotel PortoBay São Paulo, has prepared a special Christmas supper, accompanied by wine and live music. Join us at this Christmas supper and make a toast to good company !!

Enjoy the festivities and stay with us . .. We’ve got everything you need to make the 31 December a magical night.


The picturesque city of Búzios is full of fun and partying in the streets as they see in the New Year !! This city is unforgettable on New Year’s Eve. But before you visit the city centre and get swept away by the delights of Búzios, the PortoBay Búzios hotel has prepared a special treat for you . ..
And we want you to come and find out.

Lisbon . Madeira . Algarve . Rio de Janeiro . São Paulo Búzios
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