Sophisticated coastal resort
Cascais is famous for its lifestyle ambient a delightful sun-drenched maritime atmosphere most of the year. It has been reinventing itself and has become a refined seaside resort and one of the most sophisticated destinations in Portugal. The location of the town of Cascais between Lisbon and Sintra Mountain makes it attractive for visitors all year round. The area has been in the past an elegant summer destination of the Portuguese monarchy, as can be seen in its architecture, that reflects the gold times of Portugal. Nowadays it has transformed itself into a town with a refined cultural role and an enviable quality of living. Some areas of the city resemble an old fishing village, famous for its great restaurants and ocean views. With lovely squares and museums, you will be able to visit cool gardens, a shiny marina and a pedestrianized old town replete with designer boutiques, traditional shops and alfresco fish restaurants.
Like Estoril, Cascais offers many elegant villas and mansions for sale or restoration. It is interesting for both families and individual residents who wish to enjoy in all benefits of urban seaside town without having to commute to Lisbon on daily basis. Cascais is home of may Portuguese and international companies and their representative offices, and is regarded as of the most entrepreneurial municipalities in this part of Portugal with quite the backing from the Town Hall.