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This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Built on the site of a 17th-century fortress, this boutique hotel boasts a Michelin star award-winning gourmet restaurant and sweeping Atlantic Ocean views. It overlooks the Portuguese surfers’ paradise, Guincho Beach. This boutique hotel has a second restaurant called Spot by Fortaleza do Guincho. As well as the partnership with a lotion SPA, 5 minutes from the Hotel by car, which allows our guests to enjoy preferential prices.

Stone winding stairs, terracotta tiles and ceilings in exposed bricks create a medieval feel. The central cloister is fitted with velvet sofas and wrought-iron chandeliers.

Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux’s rooms are appointed with rich fabrics, dark wood furniture, and paintings with golden frames. Some rooms have private closed balconies with ocean views.

The Michelin-starred restaurant has strong Portuguese influences and serves dishes based upon quality national ingredients. Tasting menus are also available. The expansive wine list is hand-picked by an award-winning sommelier. Guests can enjoy Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux’s fine dining in the privacy of their room.

After a day visiting the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, guests can sip a cocktail from the Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux’s bar, seated on the vast sun terrace overlooking the ocean.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 25 Mar 2006.
Hotel chain/brand: Relais & Châteaux

ATM and Currency Exchange: Need cash? There's an ATM machine and a currency exchange service at this property.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Closest beaches
  • Cresmina Beach

    Cresmina Beach

    8.9 Fabulous beach
    100 yards from property
  • Guincho Beach

    Guincho Beach

    8.8 Fabulous beach
    250 yards from property
  • Abano Beach

    Abano Beach

    8.8 Fabulous beach
    1,550 yards from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
What's nearby
  • Oitavos Dunes Golf Course
    2 miles
  • Boca do Inferno
    3.6 miles
  • Manuel Possolo Hippodrome
    3.6 miles
  • King D. Carlos Sea Museum
    3.6 miles
  • Casa das Historias - Paula Rego Museum
    3.6 miles
  • Cascais Town Hall
    3.7 miles
  • Marechal Carmona Park
    3.7 miles
  • Cabo da Roca
    3.8 miles
  • Condes de Castro Guimaraes Museum - Library
    3.8 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Porto Santa Maria
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Pena National Palace
    6.1 miles
  • Moors Castle
    6.4 miles
  • Quinta da Regaleira
    6.5 miles
  • Sintra National Palace
    6.6 miles
Natural beauty
  • Sea/ocean Atlantic
    0.1 miles
  • Mountain Cabo da Roca
    6.2 miles
  • Mountain Sintra
    12.4 miles
  • River Tejo
    18.6 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Cresmina Beach
    100 yards
  • Guincho Beach
    250 yards
  • Abano Beach
    1,550 yards
  • Rainha Beach
    3.7 miles
  • Ribeira Beach
    3.7 miles
Public transport
  • Train Cascais Train Station
    3.6 miles
Closest airports
  • Humberto Delgado Airport
    18.9 miles
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2 restaurants on site

    Fortaleza do Guincho -Restaurante Gastronomico

    Cuisine: Portuguese

    Open for: Dinner

    Spot by Fortaleza do Guincho

    Cuisine: Portuguese

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner, High tea, Cocktail hour

Facilities of Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Snorkelling Off-site Additional charge
  • Squash Off-site Additional charge
  • Horse riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Bowling Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Windsurfing Off-site Additional charge
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
  • Tennis court Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Transport
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Pool and wellness
  • Pool/beach towels
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese
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Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

15:00 - 00:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

07:00 - 12:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Cot upon request
Extra bed upon request
Free
4 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
Free

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Pets are allowed and have a cost of EUR 25 per day.

Please note that guests that wish to have dinner at the restaurant should contact the hotel for availability.

Please note that the hotel has agreements with several neighbouring properties, which allow guests of the Hotel to access Spa, tennis courts and swimming pools at a special rate. This service is upon request.

Extra bed policies are as follows:

- Only one extra bed per room and for childrens up to 12 years all. Extra bed is free of charge.
- Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.

Extra beds are only accepted in the rooms Junior Suite with Balcony and Sea View and Superior Double or Twin Room with Sea View.

Please note that Fortaleza do Guincho -Restaurante Gastronomico is only opened Wednesday to Saturday
from 19H00 to 22H00

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

License number: 1293

FAQs about Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux by:

    • Taxi 40min

  • Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux has 2 restaurants:

    • Spot by Fortaleza do Guincho
    • Fortaleza do Guincho -Restaurante Gastronomico

  • Room options at Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux include:

    • Single
    • Twin/Double
    • Suite

  • The nearest beach is just 200 yards from Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux.

  • Check-in at Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Bowling
    • Snorkelling
    • Diving
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Windsurfing
    • Squash
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Beachfront
    • Horse riding
    • Walking tours
    • Bike tours
    • Beach

  • The prices at Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Guests staying at Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux is 3.1 miles from the centre of Cascais.