Top reasons to visit:

  • Beach (413)
  • Relaxation (254)
  • Food (138)
  • Surfing (111)
  • Shopping (88)
  • Restaurants (76)
  • Gourmet Food (70)
  • Walking (69)
  • Seafood (68)
  • Scenery (58)

Cascais was highly rated for relaxation by 74 guests from the United Kingdom!

Curious for fun and unique tips from travellers who know Cascais?

Tell us about your most relaxing moments in Cascais.

john
john, United Kingdom

4 days ago Report

we really enjoyed exploring the back streets of Cascais finding wonderful little cafes and restaurants... even on day five we were still discovering new lanes and little squares ..... cant wait to return

What effect did the scenery in Cascais have on you?

Diane
Diane, United Kingdom

21 hours ago Report

There's a lovely walk away from the beach and up around towards the marina snd lighthouse.

Why do people say Cascais is best seen on foot?

Alston
Alston, United Kingdom

3 days ago Report

The variety of things to see - in the town there is the harbour and marina, a beautiful central square and handsome public buildings, the fish market and a great variety of shopping throughout the quaint narrow streets.

The beach means different things to different people. What did the beach in Cascais mean to you?

Emily
Emily, Germany

5 days ago Report

You can walk along the beach from Cascais to Estoril, it took us about 45 minutes along the sand and the promenade

Why would you recommend Cascais for food?

Ewa
Ewa, United Kingdom

44 minutes ago Report

The Sun and a few minutes walk from my hostel to beach. Very clean surrounding, nice restaurant with delicious food and lovely people.

How could the beaches in Cascais be more accommodating to walking?

Mats
Mats, Netherlands

17 days ago Report

They don't need that much change. The boardwalk from Cascais and past Estoril is a 3 km beautiful walk going past beaches, restaurants and breaking waves.

Sheer cliffs or soft sand? What make the coast in Cascais perfect for meandering?

Felicity
Felicity, United Kingdom

1 hour ago Report

sandy beach central Cascais bay; cliff walks along the Atlantic in many spots.
  • Culturally Diverse Food 16 endorsements
  • 2 answers

What's the secret to sampling all the diverse food Cascais has to offer?

Peter
Peter, United Kingdom

17 days ago Report

Lots of great restaurants, especially for fish - we were never disappointed!!
  • Sightseeing 45 endorsements

How can you enjoy the sights in Cascais while avoiding the crowds?

Tatiana
Tatiana, Russia

8 days ago Report

go to secret places and narrow streets - crowds usually visit common attractions.
  • Friendly People 34 endorsements

What makes the people from Cascais so friendly? Tell us your story.

Taryn
Taryn, USA

11 days ago Report

After just a few days in town my friend and I were greeted like regulars at the restaurants & stores we visited several times. Shopkeepers chatted with us, everyone was very helpful.
  • History 10 endorsements

What is it in Cascais that makes history come alive?

Mats
Mats, Netherlands

17 days ago Report

Several of the historical buildings and the fortress are accessible and open for the public. I liked the lighthouse and lighthouse museum a lot too.
  • Seafood 68 endorsements

What seafood experience in Cascais lingers in your mind?

Felicity
Felicity, United Kingdom

1 hour ago Report

most restaurants serve excellent fresh seafood, meat and vegetables. Check out Mestre Ze "cataplana"on the coast road towards Guincho.
  • Golf 53 endorsements

What can you do to get the most out of a golfing vacation in Cascais?

Felicity
Felicity, United Kingdom

1 hour ago Report

many world-class golf courses within easy driving distance
  • Atmosphere 14 endorsements

Why is the atmosphere in Cascais something people rave about?

Peter
Peter, United Kingdom

17 days ago Report

Calm, peaceful and very friendly people - wonderful food too!
  • City Walks 12 endorsements

What's the best way to make the most of Cascais on foot?

Felicity
Felicity, United Kingdom

1 hour ago Report

walk around the old city in semi-pedestrianised areas.
  • Surfing 111 endorsements

What was your best surf session in Cascais like?

Catherine
Catherine, Switzerland

9 days ago Report

Go to guincho or carcavelos and get some great surf
Lessons ,always consult lifeguards in guincho
  • Beaches for Kids 6 endorsements

What did your kids enjoy the most on the beaches of Cascais?

Catherine
Catherine, Switzerland

9 days ago Report

Lovely sandy beaches ,water activities
  • Sun Bathing 16 endorsements

What was it about Cascais in particular that made sun bathing so nice?

Catherine
Catherine, Switzerland

9 days ago Report

All the beaches have access to bathrooms, lovely restaurants,a lovely promenade on which to walk
  • Shopping for clothes 3 endorsements

Is there more to shopping in Cascais than main street stores?

Felicity
Felicity, United Kingdom

1 hour ago Report

many boutiques as well as Zara-type shopping available. Check out festivals and markets
  • Alternative Culture 1 endorsement

What aspect of the culture in Cascais was so different to home?

Glynis
Glynis, United Kingdom

23 days ago Report

Its a city on a very small scale and with the added value of being by the sea

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