Portugal, Lisbon Coast
The Pestana Cidadela Cascais is one of Portugal’s most unique hotels, set in a historic 17th century fort with an on-site art district. The 5-star hotel has 126 rooms including 18 suites and 17 author’s rooms, with hardwood floors, and stunning art work. Experience a blend of contemporary and historic design, with courtyard or sea views.
Pestana Cidadela is set above the beautiful Cascais Marina, located just outside of Lisbon. The hotel is integrated into the Musuem Neighbourhood which includes two parks that hold concerts and exhibitions, as well as 12 museums and galleries and a charity bookstore. You can take boat trips from Cascais Marina, visit nearby surfing spot Guincho Beach and head to Sintra or Estoril, which is home to Europe’s largest casino.
Take advantage of the pool and spa, as well as the dedicated art concierge who can help you make the most of your experience, offering advice on touring the exhibitions and galleries. When it comes to dining, there are two restaurants and a bar where you can feast on local and international cuisine. Hotel child prices apply to ages 3–12 years.
The Maris Stella is a pool lounge with all-day dining and panoramic views of Cascais Marina. The restaurant offers an elegant, Atlantic-based menu featuring fresh fish and seafood.
Open: for breakfast all year round and lunch and dinner from June to mid-September
Dine at the Taberna da Praca for brunch and traditional Portuguese cuisine, set in a relaxed environment. Enjoy a selection of local wines and cocktails.
Open: for lunch and dinner as well as brunch on the weekends from 12:00 – 16:00
The indoor pool has views of the marina, while the outdoor pool is set in the pretty Fortaleza gardens, surrounded by a lawn area with lounge chairs.
The hotel’s spa and wellness centre offers a variety of treatments, including the signature MagicSpa massage.
Pestana Cidadela Cascais' fitness centre provides a range of exercise machines and gym facilities.
Explore the hotel’s on-site art district, which has 12 museums, galleries and exhibitions.
Pestana Cidadela Cascais has a charity bookstore, Déjà Lu, where you can shop for books.
Ask hotel staff to arrange activities such as body boarding, parasailing, tennis, sailing, windsurfing and golf.
Max 2 adults
Classic Rooms are located on the first and second floors of the hotel and overlook the interior of the fortress and the gardens.
Max 3 adults
Superior Rooms are located on the ground and second floors overlooking emblematic points of the fortress and are decorated in soft beiges and whites.
Max 3 adults
Superior Balcony rooms overlook many of the hotels courtyards or the fortress and are located on the ground or second floor.
Max 3 adults
Superior Sea View rooms are located on the second floor with a balcony that overlooks the Cascais Marina and Atlantic Ocean.
Max 4 adults
Junior Suites are located in the oldest part of the fortress on the ground floor. The suites are decorated in neutral tones with splashes of bold colour and overlook the marina through a porthole window.