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The accommodation we provide is always comfortable and charming. Our hotels have superb views, and delicious local food, wine and "pastel de nata". Lovely beaches, golf courses and many types of sports within easy reach from all our accommodation.
Accommodation & Food
The accommodation we provide is always comfortable and charming. Our hotels have superb views, and delicious local food and wine. You can sit on the terrace and enjoy the weather and the lovely views over the Atlantic. Excellent service, where every detail is important, means that you can really have the best holiday possible.
We have an extensive coastline with lovely beaches, golf courses and many types of sports within easy reach from all our accommodation. The accommodation offered is just 20-30 Km (12–18 miles) from Lisbon and its airport, and just 10 Km (6 miles) from the equally picturesque Sintra.
Portuguese cuisine is as rich and varied as its landscape.
The most popular dishes in Portuguese cuisine take the sea as their inspiration. Whether you decide to tuck into a grilled fish like the famous cod, seabream, the unrivalled Cascais sole, or enjoy a more refined dish, such as a spectacular selection of seafood, you’re going to be spoilt for choice!
Meat lovers should try the typical Cozido à Portuguesa, a hearty mix of meat, vegetables and several kinds of smoked sausages.
Each dish can be matched to a great wine. Our selection of wines is known all around the world and you will really enjoy a glass of vinho do Porto or port.
And let’s not forget about the cheese! If you like cheese, don't miss out on trying queijo da serra or mountain cheese, or cheese from the Azores, which you will see on the menu as queijo açoreano. These are just two options among numerous others.
And if all that hasn’t satisfied your appetite, then you have to sample Portuguese pastries, most of which are based on core ingredients of eggs, sugar and almonds. Our traditional desserts, called doces conventuais, have their origins in 15th-century convents.
Our signature pastry is the pastel de nata or pastel de Belém, an egg custard tart. Eat one warm and dusted with a little icing sugar or cinnamon and you’ll feel like you’ve died and gone to heaven!