Why so chic?

Why travel experts chose this hotel
  • a stunning new boutique hotel in the oldest town in Portugal

Chic Treats

Only when you book with Chic

Complimentary spa treatment

Room upgrade

Early check-in/out

  • Overview

    Carmo’s Boutique Hotel is a hip hideaway that can be found at Ponte de Lima, the oldest town in Portugal, in the region of Minho, in the Oporto and Northern region of Portugal.   This area is rich in tradition and hospitality and Carmo's Boutique Hotel is a Chic Retreat where the past, present and future merge together as one giving guests a memorable experience. 


    Enjoy a pampering session in the spa and bathe in 100% pure goats milk before relaxing in the heated spa pool. Carmo's Boutique hotel can arrange tailor-made day trips to visit the famours wine cellars, a visit to Oporto and a boat trip on the Douro River.  Other excursions can be organised to allow guests to soak up the traditions, culture and history including a trip to Santiago de Compostela (Galicia, Spain).


    Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner in the garden or by the pool.  Exquisitely fragrant dishes are created with inspiration from the country's different regions and complemented by the best Portuguese wines.

  • Facilities

    air conditioning

    car parking


    spa treatment room

    swimming pool


    24-hour front-desk
  • Location

    Estrada Nacional 203, 4990-645 Gemieira, Ponte de Lima , Portugal

    How to get there?

    Carmo’s Boutique Hotel is located at Ponte de Lima, the Oldest Town in Portugal, the heart of the Minho’s Region. Being part of Oporto and Northern Portugal Region - 45 minutes away from Oporto - 20 minutes away from Braga/Guimarães - 15 minutes away from Viana do Castelo - 90 minutes away from Santiago de Compostela (Spain)

    Nearest airport

    Nearest airport: Porto Distance from nearest airport: 30 minutes

  • Rooms
    Need help? Speak to our Reservations Team on +44 203 397 0085 or email us
    Opening Hours 08.00 - 18.00 Monday - Friday (UK time)

    The beautiful suites at Carmo's Boutique Hotel each have sublime and spacious en-suite bathrooms.  All of the 3 Luxury Suites and 12 Prestige Suites have air-conditioning featuring air renewal. All the rooms are romantic, bright and delicately decorated creating an exclusive and refined luxurious atmosphere. Each one of them tells a different a unique story. All rooms have canopy beds, Portuguese finest cotton bed sheets with English embroidery, Carmo’s luxury djellaba and slippers, Flat screen TV (satellite), movie selection, free wireless Internet access, 24 hours open pampering bar, personal safety deposit boxes, deep-soaking tub and glass shower, HVAC system ("Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning")and windows that open.

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    Luxury Suites

    Living room area with sofa. You might enjoy your traditional Carmo’s breakfast sitting by the window and indulge yourself with the amazing countryside views of the Minho Region. Beds size 1,80m. Room size 50 m2.
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    Prestige Rooms with Gadren

    Double beds with canopy. Small outdoor private garden where you can just relax reading a book and tasting a glass of wine or champagne flute… Beds size 1,80m. Room size 30m2.
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    Prestige Room 1st floor

    Twin beds with canopy (possibility of joining them upon request and availability). Overlooking garden in a cozy environment that provides a unique and unforgettable stay. Twin Beds set together (total 1,80m). Room size 30m2.
  • Conditions
    Payments policy

    Credit Card accepted

    Cancellation policy

    General Cancellation/payment Policy: 

    Reservations for stays between May and September: 
    Until 22 days before check-in date, no cancellations costs. The guests will be responsible for the payment of 100% of the reservation when cancelled from 21 days before check-in date/no show. The total payment of the reservation can be charged from 21 days before check-in day.

    All early departures will be considered as a cancellation. All nights cancelled under the cancellation policy will be invoiced. The reservation/cancellation policies applicable on special offers/packages may be different from the ones on the General Policy. All the values shown include VAT at the legal rate.

    Cancellations must be sent via email to reservations@carmosboutiquehotel.com (by phone will not accepted). 
    Any change on your reservation, please contact the hotel. If you wish to cancel your reservation or your travelling plans, please do it so accordingly the hotel’s cancelation policy to avoid penalties.
    The amounts received are considered as compensation for the cancellation fees. The cancellation fee applies regardless of the reason for cancellation.
    Acceptance: Please read the hotel policies. When submitting the guarantee / confirmation of your booking implies the full knowledge of the associated policies, being implicit its full acceptance.

    Check-in/check-out policy

    Check-out: until 12:00 hours 
    Check-in: from 15:00 hours. The Hotel appreciates to be notice in advanced if the check-in is done after 18:00 hours.



Each hotel selected for its unique charm by Lulu the founder.


Special benefits only guests booking through Chic Retreats obtain.


If you find your stay cheaper elsewhere we will give you £50 towards your next stay with us.

Need help? Speak to our Reservations Team on +44 203 397 0085 or email us
Opening Hours 08.00 - 18.00 Monday - Friday (UK time)



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Need help? Speak to our Reservations Team on +44 203 397 0085 or email us
Opening Hours 08.00 - 18.00 Monday - Friday (UK time)