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.
Paula Rego House of Stories is a museum located in the centre of Cascais. The building was designed by the architect Eduardo Souto de Moura to house a significant part of the graphic works of the famous portuguese artist Paula Rego.
Address: Avenida da República 300, 2750-475 Cascais Contact: +351 214 826 970 | Distance: 7 miles (15-20 minutes) | Website
PENA PALACE (SINTRA)
Crowning the top of a hill in the Sintra Mountains, this flamboyant palace is one of the finest tourist attractions of Portugal and exemplifies Portuguese romantic architecture of the 19th Century.
Address: Estrada da Pena, 2710-609 Sintra Contact: +351 21 923 73 00 | Distance: 3 miles (10-15 minutes) | Website
QUINTA DA REGALEIRA (SINTRA)
The Quinta da Regaleira is a decorative 20th century estate located near the historic center of Sintra and features a romantic five-story palace, a richly decorated chapel and luxurious gardens. It is classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO within the "Cultural Landscape of Sintra".
Address: R. Barbosa do Bocage 5, 2710-567 Sintra Contact: +351 219 106 650 | Distance: 9 miles (15-20 minutes) | Website
MAAT - Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (Lisbon)
The latest addition to Lisbon's waterfront, the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT) is the new cultural centre for Lisbon. The museum hosts national and international exhibitions with contributions by contemporary artists, architects and thinkers.
Address: Av. Brasília, 1300-598 Lisboa Contact: +351 210 028 130 | Distance: 18 miles (20-25 minutes) | Website
JERÓNIMOS MONASTERY (LISBON)
Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983, the Monastery of Jeronimos is one of the country’s most visited monuments. This 16th century landmark was designed by the Portuguese architect Diogo de Boitaca to commemorate the return of the Portuguese navigator and explorer, Vasco da Gama, from India
Address: Praça do Império 1400-206 Lisboa Contact: +351 213620034 | Distance: 17 miles (20-25 minutes) | Website
Located west of Lisbon in the Portuguese Riviera, the Estoril Casino is one of Europe's largest casinos and one of the area’s most glamorous nightlife attractions.
Address: Av. Dr. Stlanley Ho, 2765-190 Estoril Contact: +351 214 667 700 | Distance: 7 miles from the hotel | Website
The Cascais Marina was officially opened in 1999 and is one of the largest marinas in Portugal. IN recent years it has played host to a number of major sailing events including the America’s Cup World Series Cascais 2011.
Address: Casa de São Bernardo, 2750-800 Cascais Contact: +351 214 824 800 | Distance: 9 miles (20-25 minutes) | Website
AUTÓDROMO DO ESTORIL
Home of the Formula One Portuguese Grand Prix between 1984 and 1996, the Estoril motorsport race track opened in 1972 became a popular event on the F1 calendar. The length of the circuit is 2.599 miles and the stadium has a total capacity of 45,000.
Address: Av. Alfredo César Torres, 2646-901 Alcabideche Contact: +351 21 460 95 00 | Distance: 1.2 miles (5 minutes)| Website
MARECHAL CARMONA PARK
Located in center of Cascais village, this beautiful Park was built during the 1940’s and is composed of a large lawn areas, several ponds, herbaceous plants and flowerbeds, a lake, a mini-zoo and children’s playground. Every Saturday it hosts the Cascais Biological Market where you can find an impressive array of organic produce including fruit, vegetables, jams, bread and traditional pastries and cakes.
Address: Praceta Domingos D’Avilez - Av. da República, Cascais Distance: 8 miles (15-20 minutes) | Website
CABO DA ROCA
If you go to Sintra, don’t miss the chance to visit the most westerly point of mainland Europe! The windswept cliffs of Cabo de Roca were believed to be the edge of the world up until the late 1300s and the impressive, desolate landscape adds to the appeal of the location.
Address: Estrada do Cabo da Roca s/n, 2705-001 Colares Contact: +351 21 928 00 81 | Distance: 8 miles (20-25 minutes)
Surrounding Penha Longa Resort, just a 5 minute 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.
VALTÉNIS COUNTRY CLUB
Located inside the Penha Longa complex, the Valténis Country Club offers five tennis courts and three padel courts. Other activities such as squash and volleyball are also available.
The Lisbon Zoo is one of the largest in Europe, housing approximately 2,000 animals of more than 300 species. Highlights include the Macaw Show, Reptile Land, and the Dolphins Bay. The cable cars are a must and offer fantastic views over the whole zoo.
One of the best was to enjoy the magnificent, scenic river flowing through Lisbon is to embark on a sightseeing cruise. Enjoy picture-perfect views of the city’s magnificent monuments and admire the beauty of the Tagus. From a relaxing daytime sailboat tour to a sunset or evening cruise accompanied by a traditional Portuguese dinner.
Close to Penha Longa Resort you will find some of the best beaches in the region, with options to suit every taste. The tranquil waters of Estoril and Cascais beaches are ideal for families and children, whereas the more adventurous watersport enthusiasts will prefer the beaches of Guincho and Adraga pounded by the Atlantic Ocean.
Guincho beach just 10 minutes’ drive away, offers you one of the best places for surf, windsurf and kitesurf. In the '90s, Guincho was one of the locations for the windsurfing world cup. Today, numerous sporting events are held at Guincho on a regular basis, including the Portuguese National Surfing and BodyBoarding Championships.
The Lisbon Oceanarium is the largest indoor aquarium in Europe and is one of the city’s most popular tourist attractions especially for families and children. There are over 450 different species of animals inside the oceanarium including sharks, rays, penguins seahorses and even two charming sea otters.