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Cascais
Travel Guide

Cascais as well as a small group of people

Laze in the sun on a soft sandy beach, stroll traditional lanes, savor Portuguese cuisine or just take in the atmosphere of this resort town near Lisbon. 

With its natural charm, historic significance and comfortable facilities, Cascais has everything you can expect from a modern seaside resort. Travel here from nearby Lisbon to discover its royal history and wealth of seaside attractions.

Discover the soul of Cascais by strolling its quaint pedestrianized laneways. Restaurants and cafés are dotted among the shops and seaside resorts, the perfect spots to sample Portugal’s famous seafood and wine. Explore the rich history of the area by viewing the former royal residence of the Cascais Fortress (Cidadela de Cascais) and the opulent mansion turned museum of Condes de Castro Guimarães.

Explore the sandy beaches spread along much of the waterfront. The closest beach to the center of town is popular little Praia da Rainha (Queen’s Beach). Swim in its calm, clear waters and let the kids make marine discoveries in its rock pools. For a bit more action, head to famous Guincho Beach with a surfboard to catch a wave.

Take in the rugged beauty of the coastline with an excursion to Boca do Inferno. Translated as “Hell’s Mouth,” this partly collapsed coastal cave left a large rocky arch that gives access to a stunning natural pool, which you can view from the cliffs above.

Enjoy the stylish delights of the Cascais Marina. This former humble fishing harbor has been transformed with modern features, while keeping its landmark historic features. The marina once even hosted the America’s Cup, a testament to its world-class amenities. View mega yachts in their births and spot the gently bobbing sailing boats in the bay while you dine out in style at one of the marina’s seafood restaurants. On a windy day, take an exhilarating sailing trip along the picturesque coastline.

Climb the tower of the eye-catching Santa Marta Lighthouse Museum on a rocky outcrop beside the marina. In its architecturally designed exhibit spaces, hear the personal stories of Cascais’ early lighthouse keepers.

Once the exclusive retreat and seasonal playground of Europe’s royal families, the former fishing village of Cascais is now a favorite with beach lovers from all walks of life. The town’s regal views, beaches fit for a queen and exclusive resorts, forts and mansions will have you feeling like royalty in no time.

Hotel Inglaterra
Hotel Inglaterra
4 out of 5
Rua do Porto, n. 1, Estoril, Cascais
The price is €78 per night from 10 May to 10 May
Situated by the ocean, this boutique hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Estoril Conference Centre and within 3 miles (5 km) of Cascais Beach and Boca do Inferno. ...
4.1/5Very Good! (386 reviews)
"Excellent Hotel. Great value. Very cool place!"

Reviewed on 22 Jul 2020

Hotel Inglaterra
Amazonia Estoril Hotel
Amazonia Estoril Hotel
4 out of 5
Rua Eng. Alvaro Pedro de Sousa, 175, Cascais
The price is €80 per night from 31 May to 31 May
Situated near the beach, this romantic hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Estoril Casino and Estoril Conference Centre. Estoril Golf Club and Cascais Marina ...
4/5Very Good! (210 reviews)
"Amazing people there good place and very good breakfast"

Reviewed on 29 Dec 2020

Amazonia Estoril Hotel
Palácio Estoril Hotel, Golf & Wellness
Palácio Estoril Hotel, Golf & Wellness
5 out of 5
Rua Particular, Estoril, Cascais
The price is €158 per night from 16 May to 16 May
This family-friendly Cascais hotel is located on the boardwalk, within a 5-minute walk of Estoril Conference Centre and Estoril Casino. Cascais Beach and Boca ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (520 reviews)
Wonderful hotel with superb service
"A true 5-star hotel. This hotel"

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2020

Palácio Estoril Hotel, Golf & Wellness
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Sheraton Cascais Resort - Hotel & Residences
Sheraton Cascais Resort - Hotel & Residences
5 out of 5
Quinta da Marinha, Rua das Palmeiras, Lote 5, Cascais
The price is €94 per night from 13 May to 13 May
Situated in a regional park, this luxury aparthotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Oitavos Fort, Cascais Beach and Guincho Beach. Boca do Inferno is 2.4 mi (3.8 ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (566 reviews)
Wonderful
"An excellent 5 star, family friendly destination."

Reviewed on 18 Nov 2020

Sheraton Cascais Resort - Hotel & Residences
Parque de Campismo Orbitur Guincho
Parque de Campismo Orbitur Guincho
3 out of 5
Estrada Nacional 247-6, Cascais Coast, Lugar de Areia, Cascais, Lisbon
The price is €79 per night from 11 May to 11 May
Situated by the ocean, this campsite is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cresmina Beach and Guincho Beach. Sintra Mountains and Oitavos Fort are also within 3 miles (5 ...
3.7/5Good! (26 reviews)
extremely disappointed, smelly, dirty
"As soon as we opened the door of the caravan we immediately turned around and got our refund. It smelled very strongly the plastic tables and chairs were dirty stored inside. Not recommended"

Reviewed on 30 Oct 2017

Parque de Campismo Orbitur Guincho
Pestana Cascais Ocean & Conference Aparthotel
Pestana Cascais Ocean & Conference Aparthotel
4 out of 5
Av. Manuel Julio Carvalho e Costa 115, Cascais
The price is €117 per night from 6 Jun to 6 Jun
This family-friendly Cascais aparthotel is located by the ocean, within 3 mi (5 km) of Cascais Beach and Estoril Casino. Guincho Beach and Quinta da Regaleira ...
4.1/5Very Good! (424 reviews)
Very nice property in Cascais
"Very nice. Staff super helpful. Everything works."

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2020

Pestana Cascais Ocean & Conference Aparthotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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