Located in the heart of Estoril, just 20 minutes from the centre of Lisbon, the Palácio is a five star hotel set in beautiful gardens and with outstanding views over Estoril and the Bay of Cascais.
On the Hotel's doorstep there is a wide range of cultural and leisure activities at your disposal, including the famous Estoril Casino, several Art Galleries, Museums and House Museums, a modern Conference Centre, magnificent beaches bordered by an attractive promenade, tennis courts, golf courses, cycle paths and even a Racetrack.
Estoril Golf Course (2km )
Casino Estoril (200m)
Congress Center (200m)
Tamariz Beach - white sandy beach (200m)
Train and Public Transports (200 m)
Sintra UNESCO World Heritage(16km)
Cascais Marina Water Sports (4,3 km)
The golden triangle: Estoril, Cascais and Sintra
Basking in a pleasant temperate climate all year round, the Estoril Coast offers visitors a variety of cultural and leisure activities. The golden triangle Estoril-Cascais-Sintra is the scene of numerous international sporting events such as the Portugal Golf Open and the Estoril Tennis Open, the World Windsurfing Championships and international motor and motorcycle races.
A short walk from the hotel is the picturesque Tamariz beach and its attractive promenade lined with bars and terrace cafés, providing plenty of opportunity to enjoy the sea and sun. Also just yards away is the famous Estoril Casino, the largest in Europe, which as well as offering a range of casino gaming, is also the cultural hub of the region, promising you an unforgettable evening's entertainment with international floorshows and the opportunity to enjoy a superb dinner and try your luck in the gaming rooms.
On the Estoril Coast and in Sintra alone, golfers can enjoy seven magnificent golf courses including the Palácio Hotel's own famous course, Estoril Golf, just 1 km away, which presents a real challenge to players of all levels.
At Cascais Marina and on the quiet, unspoilt Atlantic beaches, especially Guincho Beach, water sports enthusiasts can enjoy a wide variety of activities ranging from windsurfing and sailing to water skiing, kite surfing and parascending. International powerboat competitions also take place here from time to time.
During the summer months, a series of festivals and events takes place in Estoril and the picturesque town of Cascais such as the Craft Fair, the Festival of the Sea and many popular festivities and international classical, jazz and popular Music Festivals.
Not far away, the romantic town of Sintra, a World Heritage site located in the Sintra Hills, offers a variety of sights such as the Royal Palaces, Museums and Botanical Gardens.
There is a vast choice of restaurants in this golden triangle. Nowadays in Estoril, Cascais and Sintra there are many restaurantsserving cuisines ranging from traditional Portuguese cooking to the most highly awarded French cuisine. Many restaurants by the sea serve fresh fish and seafood matched by few other places in the world. In the old town there are many small traditional and affordable retreats to delight visitors. The terraces and cafés bathed in the Cascais sun are also a tempting attraction with their traditional snacks and patisseries.
A short distance from Estoril and within easy reach thanks to the railway with very frequent trains is Portugals capital, Lisbon, nowadays a lively European city with a vast range of cultural and leisure opportunities.
With such a variety of leisure activities at your fingertips, the problem is knowing where to start!.
Some of the most important events on the Estoril Coast:
Laureus World Sports "Oscars"
Portugal Golf Open
Estoril Tennis Open
Portugal Match Race (sailing)
International Showjumping Competition
World Motorcycle Grand Prix
World Bridge Championships
World Windsurfing Championships
World Historic Formula One Championships
Estoril Music Festival
International Jazz Festival
And one of the most traditional and oldest events:
The International Crafts Fair (Animation, Crafts and Food) now almost half a century old!