Bring your family on a surf holiday to Cascais. Situated just a few kilometres from Lisboa, between the Sintra Mountains and the mouth of the Tejo River, Cascais is well-known for its beaches and cosmopolitan atmosphere. It is a town with a long history in Portuguese surfing with some well-known waves like Guincho and Carcavelos, both of which used to welcome every year stages of the World Surf Tour.
In the free time it will be possible to visit cultural cities such as Sintra (UNESCO World Heritage) and Cascais and also, taste the amazing local gastronomy.
Many waves and bottoms diversity being Carcavelos and Guincho the top spots on this coast area but there are many more where to surf such as São Pedro do Estoril, Bafureira and Monte do Estoril.
Waves for all levels and from all sizes, lefts and rights, barrels, bottoms of sand and reef.
The kings land! The top cultural cities around Cascais are Sintra (UNESCO World Heritage) known by being a magical village with many palaces, gardens and castles, such as Quinta da Regaleira, Park and National Pena Palace, Park and Palace of Monserrate, Moorish Castle, National Palace of Sintra and others enchanted places.
Being on the coast, most of the local gastronomy is based on fish and sea food mainly sardines, goose barnacle, sea bream, sea bass, sea urchin, codfish, octopus and clams. In terms of meat there are many ways to eat steaks, beans with entrecote or meat sausage. Colares is an important wine region.
In the local sweets there are the Pasteis de Nata, Travesseiros and Queijadas from Sintra.
On this area we’ll be on the Lisbon wine region influenced by the Atlantic Ocean with special highlight to the Colares DOC and their unique grape variety of Ramisco and Malvasia but also Carcavelos DOC, including the firewater’s.