Explore a world of regal luxury, a splendid natural playground where Portuguese kings and queens entertained foreign dignitaries.
Discover the many unique points of interest within minutes of Penha Longa. Explore the beauty of our mediterranean villages and the romanticism of Sintra. With its sun and sand, Estoril coast is among the most popular and diverse destinations in Portugal.
Penha Longa is the perfect start to this cultural discovery.
As one of Europe’s chicest cities with regard to Music and Nightlife, Lisbon offers classical concerts, jazz sessions, rock concerts, theatre, cinema and nightclubs. Watch an Opera at the S.Carlos Opera House or visit the Gulbenkian Museum or explore Lisbon nightlife visiting Lux nightclub or the trendy Bairro Alto and Cais do Sodré.
Short of time? Our Concierge will help you with the difficult task of devising a half day or full day program. Here's one of his suggestions:
- Start your day with an early and invigorating breakfast at our Breakfast Room;
- Return to Sintra and discover its historic centre and also Palácio da Pena, at the top of the mountain, with some of the most amazing views in the region;
- Drive to Cascais following one of the region’s most scenic roads, Estrada do Guincho and feel that you are almost touching the immense Atlantic Ocean;
- Have lunch gazing over the sea and fishing boats;
- Get the train to Lisbon and enjoy one of the most beautiful trips to the city;
- Upon arriving in Lisbon, you will be at the heart of everything: Chiado, Rossio, Av. Liberdade...our suggestion: lose yourself in the historic and picturesque streets of the old city and discover its culture, history and its friendly people.
- Return to Penha Longa Resort for a well-deserved rest and choose from one of the 5 restaurants , where we will be pleased to serve you.
Galleries & Museums
Discover green Sintra with its beautiful palaces and manor houses. A must-do is a visit to Palácio da Vila in the center of the town and Palácio da Pena where you can find amazing views. In Cascais, the modern approach is reflected at the Paula Rêgo Museum with it’s out of the world architecture. Just 20 mn away, Lisbon offers all the major attractions you will need for a culturally diverse and exciting holiday.
The capital of Portugal, Lisbon is THE city to visit. Lisbon’s attraction and beauty extends beyond its numerous monuments, and includes its vibrant atmosphere and the wealth of cultural and entertainment opportunities available all made the better by its friendly and helpful inhabitants.
Sintra's lush wooded heights and verdant charms can best be enjoyed in ride on a horse-pulled carriage. Gaze at the marvelous manor-houses, located within the grounds of century old farms. The magic of its natural scenery and the knowledge of those who have passed through, give Sintra its poetic character. A UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its 19th Century Romantic architecture, Sintra is a major tourist attraction.
From the wilderness of Guincho beach and the lush green retreats of Sintra and Mafra to the relaxing cosmopolitan atmosphere of Cascais and Casino Estoril’s exciting nocturnal entertainment, Cascais is at the heart of a fascinating area. The Condes de Castro Guimarães Museum, the Paula Rêgo Museum the permanent exhibitions of the Cascais Cultural Centre are all worth a visit..
Ranked in the top 30 Courses in Continental Europe, The Atlantic Course designed by the famed Robert Trent Jones jr, is escapist golf at its best.
With its bold drives, courageous 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 scented hillsides. Exciting at every turn, this championship challenge and host to the Portuguese Open, is a master of variety and thrills.
The Penha Longa Resort Country Club offers you a wide variety of activities for adults and children: horse riding, tennis, paddle and squash are some of the activities you can find.
The 1,500 sqm Six Senses Spa is the body temple that offers a wide range of the most sophisticated therapies and treatments with an holistic approach to wellbeing. Within the stunning gardens you may find a Jacuzzi, a contrast pool and a three meter waterfall, a platform over the pool for the practice of Yoga, Qi-Cong and two gazebos for meditation and treatments such as Shiatsu. Bask under the radiant sun and drink in the truly spectacular scenery. Experience the ideal combination of recovering your strength and enjoying a memorable stay.
The Penha Longa Resort is at the heart of the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park offering you many options for outdoor activities. From Kart-Cross to Hiking, Jeep Tours, Surfing and other challenging activities the mountain and surrounding beaches will offer you all you require.
Water Sports Activities
Guincho beach just 10 min drive offers you one of the best places for surfing, windsurf and kitesurf. Also, you can take a sailing trip from Cascais and Estoril to Lisbon and enjoy the sights of the coast from a different angle.
Close to Penha Longa Resort you can find some of the best beaches in the region. With an offer to suit every taste, you can find the tranquil waters of Estoril and Cascais beaches ideal for families and children and, for the the adventurous watersport entusiasts, the beaches of Guincho and Adraga pounded by the Atlantic Ocean.
Hiking, Trecking, BTT, Nature Walks, Bird Watching and much more is what the Sintra mountain as to offer Penha Longa guests! Breath the fresh air and the amazing sounds of Nature and discover this unique place with your family.
The Penha Longa Resort is at the heart of the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park offering you many options for outdoor activities. From Kart-Cross to Hiking, Jeep Tours, Surfing and other challenging activities the mountain and surrounding beaches will offer you all you require. In Cascais, you can also go sailing and indulge in other water sports.
Surrounding Penha Longa Resort, just 5 mn drive, you can find two shopping malls with over 250 shops that offer you the choice of either high end brands or more affordable items. If your taste is more traditional, just drive to Cascais where you will find a selection of interesting shops.