The glamour coast
Cascais is famous since late XIX century when King D. Luís I chose it for its summer residency. A sophisticated Lisbon get-away of endless charm that inspired many artists. Open to the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, Cascais is perfect for those who want to enjoy a beautiful and sunny life.
Near Cascais village center, located between two imposing peaks, you can find the famous Guincho beach. With 800 meters of open white sands and splendid views to the sea and mountains, at the heart of Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, Guincho is one of the most dramatic beaches in Portugal. Whether for a swim, a boat trip or to contemplate the imposing landscape, unforgettable moments await you.
Cascais is not just sea and sand. Culture and art are also key reasons to live in Cascais: Archeology, Decorative Arts, Science and Military History. Some examples that elevate Cascais to culture village are the Museum of the Sea, the Cascais Cultural Center, the Casa das Histórias Paula Rego, designed by Eduardo Souto de Moura, the Palácio da Cidadela, among many others.
The waves and the wind are excellent ingredients for lovers of surfing, bodyboarding and kitesurfing, making Cascais one of the most sought after destinations for the best athletes and a stage for European and World events. Here, every day is perfect for an adventure. Grab your board, set out to discover and explore the sea, beaches and bays from a perspective that leaves no one indifferent.