This Portuguese cosmopolitan holiday hideaway was developed in the 1920s to compete with the Cote d’Azur in France. It has long been regarded as a playground for the elite, which is reflected by the grand buildings and stylish homes to be seen throughout the area.
There is a great selection of large and unspoilt beaches in Estoril, with Carcavelos being the most popular. The beaches’ calm waters and vast stretches of white sands are sure to satisfy sun-worshippers. Divers and surfers will also find plenty of suitable spots
International visitors take holidays in Estoril for its vibrant evening entertainment, which includes cabaret, music hall shows and most importantly – Europe’s largest casino. For a relaxed and unhurried evening, many choose to sample some Portuguese fare in a local seafood restaurant or to take a stroll along the stylish boardwalk.
Lisbon Airport to Estoril: 1hr approx