Cascais is a small beach town in Portugal next to Estoril Coast in the greater Lisbon area, located 30 kilometres (19 miles) west of Lisbon. This charming town was once the residence of the royal family, in the late 19th century and early 20th century, and is a well known tourist destination now. Cascais is situated in a bay and has an ancient centre with old historical buildings from Portugal's religious, military and civil past. This former fishing village draws many national and international tourists. They come here for the beautiful wheather & nature, to play golf on the beautiful golf courses designed by the world’s best architects, to be lazy and lay on the white beaches or to be active and fish, scuba dive, water ski, sail, surf, windsurf or kitesurf. Guincho, Grande and Ribeira d’Ilhas north of Ericeira with their good winds and super waves are very near.
Estoril and its casino is just a walk away along the beachfront esplanade with many beachside bars and restaurants.
Hotels in Cascais
Cascais has many hotels, resorts and tourist apartments as well as many good restaurants. A small selection of the more than 150 hotels in Cascais is: Hotel Cascais Miragem Health & Spa five stars, Hotel Albatroz five stars, Grande Real Villa Italia five stars, Onyria Marinha Edition Hotel & Thalasso five stars, Farol Design Hotel five stars, Hotel Quinta da Marinha Resort five stars, Viva Marinha Hotel & Suites five stars, Senhora da Guia Cascais Boutique Hotel five stars, The Oitavos five stars, Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho five stars, Vila Bicuda Villas Resort four stars, Villa Vasco da Gama four stars, Vila Gale Cascais four stars, Hotel Baia three stars, Casa Vela Charm Guest House, Pousada de Cascais - Cidadela Historic Hotel & Art District, Historical Cascais Apartments, The Charm of Cascais, Pergola Guest House B&B and Casa da Palmeira.