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Built on the site of a 17th-century fortress, this boutique hotel features 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 in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Hotel chain/brand: Relais & Châteaux

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

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Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel

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  • How do I get to the hotel from Lisbon airport without a car?

    The best way to arrive to the hotel without a car is by taxi or Uber. The is also the option of Bus from the airport to Lisbon train station ( Cascais line) and fron Cascais train station by Bus or taxi to the hotel


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    Answered on January 2, 2020
  • How much is it approx to use swimming pools in nearby hotels? Thank you

    Dear guest, We are really sorry for our late answer. The swimming pool near by ( walking distance -5 to 10 minutes ) cost about 20.00 euros p.day and it is open from June to September; although there are some other option around. We remain at your entire disposal for any further information. Best regards, Mariana Franco


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    Answered on January 17, 2020
  • How long would a trip to the airport take and approximately how much would the cost be?

    The trip to and from the airport takes about 45 minutes and as a cost of 75.00 euros each way


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    Answered on July 27, 2021
  • Do you offer vegan dietary menu options?

    Good afternoon, Thank you for your question. We do not have standard vegan menu options available. Nevertheless, our team will be happy to arrange a customized menu option on demand.


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    Answered on December 4, 2020
  • How long would a trip from hotel to the Palácio Nacional da Pena and approximately how much would the cost be?

    The cost of a taxi to take clients to Palacio da Pena in Sintra it`s about 55 euros per trip,and it takes about 30 minutes. Best regards


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    Answered on September 13, 2021
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?

    I would say from April to June and from September to October, since in July and August the beach can be really busy.


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    Answered on October 18, 2019
  • Hi, do you have bikes?

    Good morning, Yes, we have bikes for clients to use,free of charge. Best regards


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    Answered on May 12, 2021
  • Where is the closest place to rent surf boards?

    Good evening, There is a place nearby where you can rent surf boards regards


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    Answered on September 14, 2021
  • Hello, can you smoke on the balcony? Thank you

    Dear guest,we are pleased to inform that the Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho is a non-smoking property Best regards Luis Lopes


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    Answered on June 24, 2021
  • is the restaurant open on Monday 8th November 2021

    Due to the circumstances, we regret to inform that the Gastronomic Restaurant will be open only from Wednesday to Saturday at dinner time from 07h00pm to 09h30pm As an alternative we suggest our informal restaurant "SPOT by Fortaleza do Guincho"


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    Answered on November 7, 2021
  • Is thus hotel wheelchair frienfly

    I am afraid it is only possible to enjoy our restaurant and bar area.


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    Answered on October 18, 2019
  • What days is your Michelin star restaurant closed?

    Dear Sir/ Madam, I must inform that our Gastronomic restaurant is open from Wednesday until Saturday dinner time only .


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    Answered on August 26, 2021
  • Does this hotel have a pool? Is it possible to have an early check in?

    Dear Sir/Madam, thank you for showing interest in our hotel. Regarding to your question , i kindly inform that, we do not have pool facilities or spa. About the early check in , unfortunately we can not guarantee a early check in .


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    Answered on August 26, 2021
  • Hi, Is it possible to arrange a taxi from the hotel from the hotel (we are not going to have a car)? Thank you and kind regards, Olga Kovaleva

    Dear Mrs. Olga Kovaleva, Regarding your question we inform that is possible to book a taxi from our hotel into Cascais. Best regards


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    Answered on May 20, 2021
  • What is the nearest town called

    From the hotel, the closest town is Cascais.


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    Answered on May 31, 2021
  • Superior double room. I would prefer a bath than shower Does the balcony face out to the sea?

    Dear guest , thank your for your interest in Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho -Relais & Châteaux - . regarding your question , all superior rooms have a partial sea/beach view and bath.


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    Answered on March 2, 2020
  • Is there an elevator there?

    Regarding your question we inform that we do not have elevator


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    Answered on December 25, 2019
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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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
  • Mountain Cabo da Roca
    6.2 miles
  • Mountain Sintra
    12.4 miles
  • River Tejo
    18.6 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Atlantic
    0.1 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Cresmina Beach
    250 feet
  • Guincho Beach
    750 feet
  • Abano Beach
    4,650 feet
  • Rainha Beach
    3.7 miles
  • Ribeira Beach
    3.7 miles
Public transit
  • Train Cascais Train Station
    3.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Humberto Delgado Airport
    18.9 miles
How to get to Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux from Humberto Delgado Airport
    Taxi
    Free parking is available.
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2 Restaurants On Site

    Fortaleza do Guincho -Restaurante Gastronomico

    Food: Portuguese

    Open for: Dinner

    Spot by Fortaleza do Guincho

    Food: Portuguese

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

Amenities of Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux Great facilities! Review score, 8.9
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Racquetball Off-site Additional charge
  • Horseback 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 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Tennis court Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Chocolate/Cookies Additional charge
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (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 available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & 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 center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Pool and Spa
  • Pool/Beach towels
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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

Check-in

3:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
Free
4 - 12 years
Extra bed by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

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 neighboring 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.

In response to the 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 ID 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 of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

License number: 1293

FAQs about Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux

  • Check-in at Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

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

    • Single
    • Twin/Double
    • Suite

  • The prices at Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The nearest beach is 650 feet from Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux.

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

  • Guests staying at Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet
    • À la carte

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

    • Taxi 40min

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Free parking

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

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Bowling
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Windsurfing
    • Racquetball
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beachfront
    • Horseback riding
    • Walking tours
    • Bike tours
    • Beach

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

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