Wide, golden beaches in easy reach of Lisbon
Home of Portugal’s cosmopolitan capital city, Lisbon Coast holidays offer beautiful beaches, lots of culture and opportunities to relax. The area is ideal for foodies with its family run tavernas and some of Portugal’s top restaurants. Choose from succulent steaks and locally sourced fruit and vegetables from the surrounding farmlands, as well as freshly caught seafood. Afterwards, relax in a bar over a cool beer, local or international fine wines and champagne.
Couples and families alike will find something for them on a holiday to Lisbon Coast. Long stretches of sand are backed by lively restaurants while little coves allow you to relax and enjoy a beach all to yourself. Pack a picnic and explore for the day or try a range of water sports and activities, from pedalo rides and glass bottom board to sailing and wind surfing. Culture lovers will also find churches, monuments and more to explore.
At Sovereign we’ve carefully handpicked each of our luxury holidays in Lisbon Coast to ensure you get the most from your time away. Whether you want to wander through pretty cobbled streets that lead down to the sea or spend your days relaxing by the hotel’s swimming pool. Use Cascais as your base and admire the streets of this charming little fishing village. Choose from a selection of beaches or hike and mountain bike in the surrounding hills of the national park.
Book luxury holidays in Lisbon Coast and stay in Estoril which is the pretty town Ian Fleming used as inspiration for many of the James Bond novels. The whitewashed town and cobbled streets will take you back in time, while the upmarket marina is the perfect place to window shop for your yacht. For some lively action visit the town’s casinos, watch the sunset over a glass of fine wine or watch the cars on the Grand Prix track.
Flights from the UK to Lisbon take around two and a half hours.
Thanks to its ocean-side location, the Lisbon Coast enjoys plenty of bright and breezy weather. Expect temperatures to hit the high 20s during the summer months - ideal for beach days and sightseeing in the city. Spring and autumn are also pleasant, with average highs of 20-22 degrees.
Currently visas are not required for UK citizens travelling to Portugal.
Tipping in Portugal is generally optional. At cafés and when taking taxis, you can just round up to the nearest euro. When in restaurants, it’s common to leave around 10%.
The official language of Portugal is Portuguese. English is widely spoken too, so getting by is easy.