Discover Cascais and experience Portugal at its best.

Whether you are just passing through, or here to stay, Cascais on the west coast of Portugal, has something for everyone. It’s warm climate and enviable location on the Atlantic coast, close to Lisbon, a beautiful and vibrant capital city, means that the region really does have it all.

From Guincho, one of Europe’s best beaches and a favourite for surfers, to the mountains and palaces of Sintra, great golf, charming five star hotels, luxury spas, or fun beach bars, Europe’s most westerly point caters to all tastes and to all budgets.

The Portuguese are very proud of their country, its history, culture and food. Want to know where the locals go and what they like to eat? Want to try out some Portuguese recipes at home? It’s all here at

Our aim is to share with you our unique insider information and first hand experiences in a simple, personal and honest manner. Our entries are carefully selected to bring you (visitors or ex-pats already living here) the best possible information, cutting out reams of irrelevant content and excessive advertising which make so many large websties these days irritating and difficult to surf. Written by experienced local residents, we make investigating the region easy so that you get the most out of your stay.

Local Weather and Maps
Up to date weather report and forcast for Cascais. Maps of Cascais by Google maps.
Getting Around
Getting Around. Car hire, public transport, even free bicycle hire.
Car Hire
Car hire in Portugal
The best hotels around Cascais.
Why not treat yourself and stay at one of the many wonderful five star hotels around Cascais?
Where to stay. Accommodation around Cascais
Accommodation, hotels, apartments and Bed & Breakfast around Cascais
Favorite restaurants around Cascais
The Portuguese love to eat out and with so many good restaurants to choose from who can blame them?
What to see in and around Cascais.
What to see around Cascais. Museums, palaces, monuments and places of interest.
What to do
what to do, activities, sports, walking, sailing, tennis
Golf Clubs around Cascais and Lisbon.
The Portuguese coastline has hundreds of sandy beaches. Around Cascais there are plenty to choose from.
Kids in Cascais
Places to enjoy with your kids and activities to keep them busy.
Football clubs around Cascais
Football Clubs around Cascais
International Schools around Cascais
International Schools near Cascais
Medical centers and health clinics around Cacais
Medical centers and health clinics around Cascais
Markets and Fairs
Markets, fairs, antique fairs, summer fairs.
Shopping. Where to shop in the Cascais District.
Shopping around Cascais and outlet shopping in Portugal.
Property, long term lets, rental and sales
Property, long term lets, rental and sales
Property, portugal, long term lets, rental and sales
Property, portugal, long term lets, rental and sales
Where to find the services you need with English speaking staff.
Portuguese Recipes
Bring some local flavor into your home with these delicious portuguese recipes.
Portuguese Wine
Discover Portuguese wine
Portuguese History
Portuguese history
Photos around Cascais, Estoril and Greater Lisbon
Photos around Cascais, Estoril and Greater Lisbon
Trips, outings and excursions around Portugal
Selected trips and excursions around Portugal.
Original souvenirs, art work and crafts made in Portugal and about Portugal.
Contact Us
Contact us
Travel Links
Travel links
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