Drink Yourself To Sleep – Inside A Wine Barrel! “What The Friday” Has A Wine Barrel Hotel!

Drink Yourself To Sleep Indeed!

It’s a wine-filled “What The Friday”, thanks to a wine barrel you can sleep in!

This is just another reason why I love the internet, because it shares places like this – an incredible Portugese Winery that lets you sleep inside a wine barrel!

Yes, this incredible winery in Portugal not only has a hotel and restaurant, they have real, supersized wine barrels to sleep in as well!

Quinta da Pacheca is a beautiful 280-year-old wine estate which has created 30 “Wine barrel” suites which include a circular double bed, private wardrobe and bathroom with walk-in shower.

Each wine barrel room has skylight windows and a private terrace , along with air conditioning and Wi-Fi as well!

These incredible photos of Quinta da Pacheca are credited to their website, which you can see here:


Quinta da Pacheca is based in Douro, Portugal – ‘one of the most famous wine regions in the world’ and you can stay here for roughly $200-$250 per night, breakfast included.

The winery promises “an idyllic and romantic setting” with the wine barrels “providing a unique experience of contact with nature and the monumental reality of the Douro Wine Region”.

They add: “Unique moments of rest await for you in an environment of rurality.”

Sounds good to me – cheers!

I saw this incredible “Wine Barrel Hotel” posted online, and located the entire article here – more info and pictures, so click on it:


As unique as this gorgeous Portugese winery is, remember that I showed you how we do things in the US:

Sleep Inside A Potato!

That’s right, Idaho not only grows them, they make them for sleeping in as well…check out this unique “Spud Hotel” by clicking here:


Let me know if you’ve ever slept inside a Wine Barrel!

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18 replies

  1. Not that is one place I. Ould get a full night sleep!! Thanks for the post.

  2. How crazy is that??? But oh how fun too! Thanks for sharing all the quirk!

  3. Looks amazing! I’d stay in one for sure!

  4. Haven’t but I would sure love to. It’s the perfect place to relax and unwind!
    And that view is amaaazing!

  5. I would love to stay in a wine barrel – it looks lovely. You find the neatest things. Great marketing for a winery also!

  6. Love this. Nicer than the spud I think!

  7. This looks amaaaazing! What a good way to re-use the barrels. I wonder if they still have a vino smell!?

  8. What a fun idea, John. I am going to show this to Terence with a hint, hint.

  9. I have never slept inside a wine barrel, but I am certainly ready to try!
    I have probably drunk enough wine to fill that in my lifetime though. 🙂
    Best wishes, Pete.

    • Me as well Pete! I have never been to Portugal but I hear it’s incredibly reasonable in terms of cost, and this room isn’t that expensive at all – less than sleeping inside the potato in the US!

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