Cascais is an attractive Atlantic resort on Portugalís Riviera and is within easy reach of Lisbon. Cascais was once a tiny fishing village which has grown in popularity and increases its visitors each year.
There are many fine restaurants discos and bars for you to enjoy. You can visit the shopping center between Cascais and Sintra where you will find plenty of boutiques, home furnishing shops etc.
At the new Marina you will see lovely boats moored, open air concerts are often held in the Parque Palmela. You may prefer to relax and enjoy the lovely sandy beach here. Alternatively visitors can relax and perhaps have a picnic in the Parque do Marechal Carmona a perfect location, here there is a lake and small zoo.
This resort still has a laid back atmosphere; fishermen still auction their catch on the square. The town has many elegant shops set around cobble stoned walkways.
Other places of interest you may want to see is the 16th century church which has some famous paintings, the Sea Museum with model boats, shells and everything maritime.
There is a diverse and sophisticated nightlife here which is more vibrant and less exclusive than nearby Estoril.
Within easy reach of Cascais is the famous beach of Guincho, with its high waves it attracts windsurfers from around the world.
To the east of Cascais is the resort of Estoril a well known location, with its natural beauty, architecture and facilities on offer it has most everything you need for an enjoyable holiday.
There are many golf courses and several tennis courts you may want to visit, some of Portugalís best golf courses can be found in this part of the Lisbon coast. You may prefer a visit to the popular Casino here in the Estoril. The Estoril coast does attract the rich and famous. There are many places of interest and activities to enjoy in this area of Portugal.