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Costa de Lisbon
The Fortress
The Citadel
The Fortress
The Noble Manors

The Fortress

Our rating Five Stars.
Cost Mid-range. Excellent value.
Location 10 minutes from Cascais, 20 minutes from Estoril and 30 minutes from Lisbon.
Setting Noble oceanfront fortress, which acts as a guardian to the marvellous rip curls of one of Portugal's most beautiful and internationally renown beaches. Breathtaking views of the ocean, sunset and surrounding wooded hills. There is an immense feeling of tranquility and peace.
Activities Excellent tennis courts, golf courses, water skiing, flying club, sailing, fishing, mountain biking and horseback riding nearby.
Exterior Extraordinary fortress built in the mid 17 th century. The twin towers still seem to keep watch over the Atlantic ocean.
Interior Decorated with rare period furniture. Each luxurious room lies behind a thick wood door heavily banded with iron under a vaulted stone ceiling. There is also a winter garden in an ancient cloister.Despite its antique style, this fortress offers all modern comforts.
Facilities Internationally recognized Gourmet restaurant, bar and banqueting facilities. 24 hr. room service, babysitting and limousine services to Cascais and neighboring golf courses.
Accommodations 24 rooms and 3 junior suites with ocean view. Most with closed balcony or open terrace.Decorated with elegant furnishings and enchanting medieval charm.
Receptions Refined and elegant. Old world setting.
Ceremonies Civil and Symbolic ceremonies on the terrace overlooking the sea.
Restaurant The panoramic restaurant, overlooking the ocean, boasts a superb Portuguese and French cuisine with one Michelin star. The best wines Portugal has to offer both Portuguese and French.
Service Fabulous personalized service.
Capacity Up to 50 in the restaurant. Up to 110 in the banquet chambers.
Availability All year long.

Unique characteristics of this Fortress

It’s not only a venue; it’s a genuine fortress and a part of history.This Fortress dates back to the mid XVII th century, but has been fully renovated into one of the grandest and most prestigious hotels in the region.Situated on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, you can simply relax and take in the fresh ocean breeze along with the astonishing views of the Cabo da Roca lighthouse - the westernmost point of Europe.

Although the surrounding beaches are very natural and still relatively unaffected by tourism, there is a wide variety of activities such as; sailing, fishing, tennis, golf and mountain biking all within a 10 min walking distance. Other interesting activities include visiting the fortress’ kitchen, caves and cigar cave.This location is especially known for its restaurant and world famous chefs. It offers a highly rated à la carte menu and extensive wine list of "bordeaux´s grand crus" and "vins de boutique".

The beautiful terrace, extending over the Atlantic Ocean and overlooking the Cabo da Roca lighthouse, provides the perfect setting for a civil wedding ceremony and your wedding reception.

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