HOME AND LEISURE ACTIVITIES
Once at the Hotel, enjoy getting to know some of the best places in the region. Our location between the sea and the mountains, combines the best of a mountain environment with the beach. With an exceptional climate and proximity to several points of interest, guests can choose between a swim on the best beaches of the municipality or enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking in the hills of Sintra, visiting gardens and palaces such as Sinatra’s Palace or Monserrate’s Park, or enjoying golf courses, horseriding or surfing, among others.
For further information you can also see the website of Sintra Municipality: www.cm-sintra.pt
The beaches of this coast offer almost everything. The fine and golden sands, the pure Atlantic waters and the coastline with magnificent cliffs turn the Sintra beaches into paradises not to be missed. Besides bathing and the exceptional climate, the beaches offer excellent conditions for water sports, such as Surfing, Windsurfing and Bodyboarding, while the cliffs provide excellent ramps for paragliding enthusiasts.
Praia das Maçãs / Praia Grande / Praia Guincho / Praia Adraga / Praia da Ursa / Praia Magoito / Praia Aguda / Praia Azenhas Mar
PLACES TO VISIT
Sintra / Estoril & Cascais / Cabo da Roca / Mafra & Ericeira / Lisboa
The density of monuments and the diversity of natural and cultural landscapes, are one of the most appreciated features of this region, as a restricted area. You can start your tour in Sintra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, taking a carriage ride through the historic center of the town, or strolling through the gardens and parks of Monserrate and Pena Palaces. In the evening, you can visit the small fishing villages nearby, walking through their narrow streets, such as Azenhas do Mar or Ericeira. If you have a chance, we recommend a walk by Mafra to visit one of the magnificent monuments (Palácio e Tapada Nacional de Mafra) built by D. João V. Enjoy the proximity to Sintra and be sure to visit Estoril and Cascais, considered the Portuguese Riviera, full of glamor and charisma. You can visit the villages or enjoy nightlife at the Casino Estoril, the largest in Europe. If you still have time, within just half an hour’s drive, you can get to know Lisbon city, considered the best European destination 2010.
The beaches in Sintra coast are well-known for their excellent characteristics for water sports, especially surfing, bodyboarding and windsurfing. Praia das Maças is a great spot, with a good right and left. It offers good conditions for surfing all year and for all development levels.
You can still find other surf spots:
Praia das Maçãs / Praia Grande (Big Beach) / Praia Pequena (Small Beach) / Praia do Guincho / Praia dos Coxos – Ericeira