Cascais

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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.

Where to stay in Cascais

Eurostars Cascais
Eurostars Cascais
4 out of 5
Travessa da Republica, 35-35A, Cascais, 2750-475
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The price is $155 per night from Jul 3 to Jul 4
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Cascais. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and breakfast. Our guests praise the breakfast in our reviews. Popular ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (438 reviews)
"Beautiful place, excellent"

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2022

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Hotel Inglaterra
Hotel Inglaterra
4 out of 5
Rua do Porto, n. 1, Estoril, Cascais, 2765-271
The price is $175 per night from Jul 29 to Jul 30
Stay at this 4-star boutique hotel in Cascais. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in our ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (413 reviews)
"Unique, but also up to date services. Staff was so helpful. Room was spacious. Really enjoyed our stay."

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2022

Hotel Inglaterra
Palácio Estoril Hotel, Golf & Wellness
Palácio Estoril Hotel, Golf & Wellness
5 out of 5
Rua Particular, Estoril, Cascais, 2769-504
The price is $305 per night from Jul 10 to Jul 11
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Cascais. Enjoy free parking, a restaurant, and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (546 reviews)
"Hotel Palacio Estoril was a wonderful experience. The staff were friendly and helpful, the breakfast was delicious and the pool was beautiful! Overall it was a joyful experience!"

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2022

Palácio Estoril Hotel, Golf & Wellness
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Hotel Estoril Eden
Hotel Estoril Eden
4 out of 5
Av. de Saboia, 209, Monte Estoril, Cascais, 2769-502
The price is $107 per night from Jul 10 to Jul 11
Stay at this 4-star beach aparthotel in Cascais. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a fitness center. Our guests praise the helpful staff in our reviews. Popular ...
4/5 Very Good! (795 reviews)
"The staff are wonderful and friendly. We had a great stay."

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2022

Hotel Estoril Eden
Pestana Cascais Ocean & Conference Aparthotel
Pestana Cascais Ocean & Conference Aparthotel
4 out of 5
Av. Manuel Julio Carvalho e Costa 115, Cascais, 2754-518
The price is $162 per night from Jul 3 to Jul 4
Stay at this 4-star family-friendly aparthotel in Cascais. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (433 reviews)
"We were greeted warmly by Ricardo who provided an excellent orientation of the property and surroundings. We loved how spacious our room was and the size of the balcony. The breakfast buffet had a very good variety of choices and was quickly replenished. We loved that there was a nice assortment ..."

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

Pestana Cascais Ocean & Conference Aparthotel
Clube do Lago Hotel
Clube do Lago Hotel
2.5 out of 5
Av. Saboia 1017, Cascais, Lisboa, 2765-420
The price is $112 per night from Jul 20 to Jul 21
Stay at this aparthotel in Cascais. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and 4 beach bars. Popular attractions Cascais Beach and Estoril Casino are located nearby. ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (4 reviews)
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"Boutique style hotel. Beautiful neighborhood. Great staff. I would highly recommend."

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2022

Clube do Lago Hotel
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