Palacio Estoril

Portugal, Lisbon Coast

Good for Couples

  • The hotel dates back to 1930 and boasts a blend of period and modern décor
  • Is located in Estoril, home to casinos, art galleries, Tamariz Beach and museums
  • Golfers have access to seven courses in the area, including prestigious Estoril Golf
  • Enjoy an outdoor pool, fitness centre, spa, kids’ club, restaurants and bar

Palacio Estoril is a five-star hotel located just outside of Lisbon, whose past guests include novelists, filmmakers and European royalty. Couples and families alike will enjoy top-class facilities including two restaurants, a state-of-the-art wellness centre and opulent spa. Families can take advantage of the kids’ club that runs over summer, as well as the close proximity to Tamariz Beach.

The hotel is set in beautifully-landscaped gardens with views over Estoril and the Bay of Cascais. Inside the grand white façade, you’ll find classic décor from the 1930s with contemporary facilities. There are 161 rooms which feature chic suites with marble bathrooms and terraces, sitting rooms, lavish fabrics, and furnishings.

Palacio Estoril has hosted European royalty for decades as well as spies during WWII and was aptly featured in the James Bond film, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. Estoril is also part of Portugal’s Golden Triangle, which includes Cascais and Sintra, which are both ideal options for day trips. Other nearby attractions include a golf course and Estoril Casino, the largest in Europe.

Hotel child prices apply to ages 2–12 years.


Bars & Restaurants

Four Seasons Grill Restaurant

Dine on a variety of traditional Portuguese, as well as international dishes. The restaurant has a sophisticated yet relaxed atmosphere, with tables spread over the ground and mezzanine level. Choose from the regular or healthy menu, which has options for vegetarians and gluten-free guests. 

Restaurant Bougainvillea Terrace

Have an al fresco meal or drink overlooking the stunning gardens and swimming pool. The Bougainvillea Terrace has a healthy menu with vegetarian and dairy and gluten-free options, as well as a special brunch and substantial main menu. 

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pool

The hotel has a large outdoor swimming pool set in beautifully-landscaped gardens. There’s plenty of surrounding space for sunbathing and relaxing. 

For Families

Kids Club

There’s a kids’ club which offers a range of activities for children, run by qualified staff. 

Ages: 3 -12 years

Open: between July and August

Spa & Wellness

Banyan Tree Spa

The spa boasts staff that were trained at academies in Indonesia, China and Thailand, providing authentic Asian massages and beauty treatments. Spa facilities include a hammam, sauna, dynamic pool, Turkish bath, whirlpool and sensation showers. 

Estoril Wellness Centre

Located next to the hotel, the wellness centre has exercise equipment, plus three studios offering classes such as yoga, dance, Zumba and Pilates. There’s a team of therapists and medical staff, as well as a nutritionist on hand.

Activities & Entertainment


The 18-hole Estoril Golf Course lies just a kilometre from the hotel and is one of Portugal’s oldest and most prestigious clubs. Make use of the 5,200-metre-long course and golf lessons.

About the location
Palacio Estoril is located along Lisbon’s sunny western coast, in the upmarket town of Estoril. It’s just a 30 minute drive away from Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, where you can enjoy some excellent day trips full of shopping, delicious local cuisine and spectacular sightseeing. The resort itself is home to quiet sandy beaches lined with palm trees, and a laid back atmosphere dominated by its iconic casino, which was featured in Ian Fleming’s ‘Casino Royale’. 

If you’re looking for a touch of luxury Estoril has it all. It’s surrounded by beautiful nature, including beaches and forested hills, as well as boasting some excellent golf courses. There are plenty of upmarket restaurants and hotels dotted throughout, as well as boutique shops.
Transfer time
Palacio Estoril is a 30 minute drive from Lisbon Airport. 
Classic Room

Max 3 adults

Classic Rooms are elegantly designed with contemporary touches with views over the town of Estoril.

Measures between 20-25m²

Junior Suite

Max 3 adults

Junior Suites are notably more spacious than the other rooms available. The suites feature a queen size bed and separate living room with sofa and arm chairs with views over the town of Estoril.


Superior Deluxe Room

Max 2 adults

Superior Deluxe Rooms are located on the upper floors of the hotel. Views of the hotel gardens, Estoril Park and Cascais Bay can be enjoyed from the balcony, and the bathroom features a bathtub and separate shower.

Measures between 25-35m²

Superior Room

Max 3 adults

Superior Rooms are similar to Classic Rooms but with views over the hotel gardens and Estoril Park.

Measures between 20-25m²

Executive Suite

Max 3 adults

Executive Suites have a separate sitting room. Most of them have a balcony and outstanding views to the gardens. The bathroom has a separate bath and shower.

Measures between 38sqm to 43sqm

Garden Duplex Suite

Max 3 adults

Duplex Garden Suites are located in the Garden Wing, connected to the main hotel building. The Bedroom is located on the first floor and the lounge on the ground floor of those Duplex. Their sunny terraces are overlooking the gardens and pool.

ca. 90sqm

Deluxe Palacio Suite

Max 3 adults

Deluxe Palacio Suites have a large separate sitting room and a spacious bedroom. Most of them have a balcony and those on the upper floors have Sea View. The bathroom has a separate bath and shower.

Measures between 55sqm to 65sqm

Free nights


Stay 7 nights and pay for 6 nights for holidays between 01 April - 31 July 2021 & 01 - 31 October 2021.

Stay 5 nights and pay for 4 nights for holidays between 01 November 2020 - 31 March 2021. 



Stay 7 nights and pay for 6 nights for holidays between 01 April - 31 July 2022 & 01 - 31 October 2022.

Stay 5 nights and pay for 4 nights for holidays between 01 November 2021 - 31 March 2022. 

Spa Offer

Clients have free access to the Hotel’s Banyan Tree Spa (dynamic swimming pool, hammam, Jacuzzi, sauna, Turkish bath and gym) and receive massage treatments at a special rate.
Minimum age for use of the Spa is 16 years old, or 12 when accompanied by an adult. Minimum age for use of the Gym is 16 years old

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JeannieMcKinstry8, London, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Jan 18 2023
I stayed at this hotel some time ago. The golf course is a minibus ride away and I was asked to leave an exercise class because I do not speak Portuguese and all the classes are in Portuguese. Only...
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Tripadvisor review Nov 20 2022
This hotel was very fancy. The building is older but it’s like staying at a royal palace. The room was amazing. The furnishings were high end. The bed was firm and the linens were luxurious...
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