Explore the delightful, old fishing town of Cascais. Located just west of Portugal’s capital, this relatively undiscovered gem is a delight to the senses and is just thirty minutes by car, train or bus from the Lisbon International Airport. Great food, culture, and authenticity come together in this one of a kind destination that just waiting for you to explore. If you are looking to escape the crowds of Ibiza and get in touch with the real side of Europe than Cascais is the perfect place for you.
Boca de Inferno. The Boca de Inferno or “mouth of hell” is an incredible series of collapsed caves and cliffs that have been battered for millions of years by the powerful waves of the Atlantic Ocean. Don’t let the name mislead you because the area is simply stunning and is an easy twenty-minute walk from the marina. You can watch the local fishermen climb over the rocks risking serious injury to find that perfect fishing spot.
The Lovely Beaches of Cascais. With your charter vessel, you’ll be able to explore all the incredible beaches of Cascais. The incredible coastline offers you golden sand, clean sea water and lovely seaside cafes and restaurants. The southern beaches offer you calmer waters while the northern beaches located within the Sierra de Sintra Nature Park offer excellent conditions for surfing. Charter a course for 8 km north of Cascais to hit Guincho Beach, widely considered to be one of the best surfing spots in the country.
Cascais Old Town. Cascais was only a small fishing village until King Louis I chose it to be his summer getaway destination. Along with the king, came the rest of the nobility who constructed lovely manors, villas and helped create the charming small town that it is today. The Condes de Gastra Guimarães is not to be missed. This gothic inspired building from 1903 is now home to an amazing array of artifacts from Portugal’s long history.
Cascais: Where Tradition Meets Modern Convenience. Cascais is the perfect blend of history and tradition put together with ease of accessibility and convenience. You can easily rent bikes to explore the other towns in the region and nearly everything is accessible on foot from the marina. And with your own private charter, you can experience the best of all of this and have the one of a kind vacation that you’ve been waiting for.