Cascais is a beautiful coastal town, located just few miles in the west of Lisbon. Fronted by the Atlantic Ocean, with a large yacht marina and a wide variety of hotels and restaurants, as well as intense nightlife, this cosmopolitan Portuguese suburb is considered to be one of the top holiday destinations for both local and foreign visitors.
Torres Vedras is a beautiful ancient city, located in the western part of Lisbon district. Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean with more than 20 km/12.4 mi long of coastline, amazing sandy beaches surrounded by mountainous landscapes with wide open space, the city provides with many outdoor and recreational activities.
Praia da Areia Branca is a beautiful vibrant small village, located in the Portuguese west coast, just a few miles north of Lisbon. Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and with an amazing sandy coastline that stretches up to 12 km/7.4 mi long, this place is considered to be the European surfing mecca, having hosted many national and international surfing competitions.
Peniche is a seaside township in Portugal. It has a large harbor and it is well known as a fishing town. One of the diamonds of Peniche is the baroque Misericordia Church in the main square, where you can admire the fantastic painted ceiling with scenes from the new testament. If you want to see an old prison, then you should visit the impressive 16th century fortress. It had been used as a prison by the secret police of dictator Salazar, where political opponents were jailed.
Vilamoura is a tourist destination, located on the Algarve coast, specifically laid in the municipality of Loule in the Algarve. It is approximately 24.5 km/15 mi from Faro, the southernmost city in Portugal. It is the largest tourist group in Europe and well known for its opulence. It covers 2000 ha/20 km² of land.
In the Portuguese island of Madeira, in the municipality of Porto Moniz, you will find Achadas da Cruz. It's a small village that you can't miss easily. The simple life of the villagers, the harmony and peacefulness make this place the right paradise, where you can escape from everything.
In the western coast of Portugal, in the municipality of Mafra, you'll find Ericeira, an old fishing village. It dates back to the 12th century, keeping up to date its beauty and history alive. The sunshine light, the cobble streets and the beautiful houses. The hospitality of the villagers and the harmony of their lives will seduce you.
Costa da Caparica is a tourist destination, in Portugal. It's located in the municipality of Almada, along the western coast of Setubal. In the old times, it was a fishing place, but now it's a destination where you can enjoy the sandy beach, the religious and secular festivities throughout the year. Beach of Costa da Caparica is the largest beach, about 30km/15mi long, in Portugal.
Skimboard is an extreme sport for those who like surf but they don't want to be far from the sunbathers. It's a game between your board and the thin wash of the previous waves. So, if you want to perform your tricks, you should visit Costa da Caparica.
Take your flippers and your bodyboard but leave your mind in a safe place. Crazy Left beach will make you lose it! The spot is located in Ericeira, a small fishing village in the municipality of Mafra, in Portugal. Ericeira is well known for its warm climate and the hospitality of the villagers.
If you want to feel like Superman for a while, then you should try hang gliding. It's an extreme fly sport that gives you the opportunity to feel free like a bird and taken away by adrenaline. The amazing view of the landscape and the increasing speed you get at, is a really good combination.