Top Suggestions

Explore and soak up stunning surroundings.

The Getaway Collection has profound knowledge encompassing the length and breadth of Portugal and each booking will include a digital guide with in-depth information on the location around each property. The information provided ranges from restaurants and bars to cultural attractions and current events. The guide will be constantly updated with what is current at the time of the client’s stay.

In the meantime, feel free to browse our top five suggestions, by category, in and around each property by clicking on the links on each property page.


Cascais and Estoril, Activities

Guincho, Tamariz, Praia Grande, Azenhas do Mar and Adraga.

Surrounding the towns of Cascais and Estoril is a stunning coastline of varied beaches, ranging from wild surfing through to calm and family friendly beaches. Nearly all of these are easily accessible by public or private transport. Several stops and accesses link these suburbs to each other along a 'Paredão', a scenic promenade which is lit up at night and features public benches, bars and exercise stations. Beaches include Praia da Conceição, Praia da Duquesa and Praia do Tamariz. If you wander further towards Malveira da Serra, Praia do Guincho is a must visit; characterized by a strong swell and strong winds, it is one of the best beaches for extreme sports and windsurfing, where several international competitions are held in the summer.


Cascais and Estoril, Activities

Cascais and Estoril offer a range of boating experiences from powerboat rentals, sailboat charters, fishing charters, jet-ski rentals and yacht hires. Enjoy land views from the sea or explore local beaches by boat. These two towns are the perfect place to rent a sailboat for a Lisbon day trip or a sunset cruise along the coast. Enjoy the gentle breeze in your hair, a glass of fine wine and the breathtaking view of the sun going down over the sea. Sail along the coast and and prepare to be amazed by the beautiful panorama of Cascais lit up at night.


Cascais and Estoril, Activities

On the sandy soils of the Cascais hinterland. Oitavos Dunes is a smouldering beauty, waiting on the rocky coastline like a siren to passing golfers. This links-style course is undoubtedly one of the finest courses in Portugal. The routing is a continuous loop of holes, nine out nine in, similar to linksland courses in Scotland. The sequence is an undisturbed golf experience from start to finish. Distant views of the Atlantic Ocean and the nearby Sintra mountain are distinguishable from every hole. See more >

Ranked in the top 30 Courses in Continental Europe, the Atlantic Course designed in Penha Longa, by the famed Robert Trent Jones Jr, is escapist golf at its best. With its bold drives, courageous with approaches and artful greens, it is both an adrenalin rush and a soothing journey through one of Portugal's most inspiring landscapes. The opening holes and the final flourish share a wooded vale in the shadow of the rocky mountains, while others arc and plunge over mountains and scented hillsides. See more >

Water sports

Cascais and Estoril, Activities

There are water sport activities on the Tagus River in Lisbon, but for an extensive choice and some of the best conditions for water sports in Europe, head towards Cascais and especially Guincho Beach. Water sports enthusiasts can enjoy the most diverse activities, from windsurfing and sailing to waterskiing, kite surfing and parascending.

Angel Surf School >

Moana Surf School > 

Horse riding

Cascais and Estoril, Activities

Be it riding through a forest trail, along the Atlantic Coast and natural sand dunes, or participating in an activity and class offered by one of the five existing equestrian schools, discovering Cascais and Estoril on horseback is a unique experience. Furthermore, the prestigious Municipal Hippodrome is the main stage for trouts and international high-level equestrian championships, for those who enjoy participating or watching worldwide famous riders and events.

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