Activities in Cascais
Cascais is surrounded by popular beaches, such as Guincho Beach to the west, and the lush Sintra mountains to the north. Some of its shoreline is cliff-y, attracting tourists for its seascapes and other natural sights such as the Boca do Inferno. It is also becoming a popular golf destination, with over 10 golf courses nearby. Surfing, sailing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing are also popular in the region around Cascais due to favourable weather, wind, and sea conditions. In 2007, Cascais was the official host of the ISAF World Championship in sailing for dinghies and racing yachts. The municipality also hosts international tennis and motorcycling events.
With a wide range of facilities and prime sporting locations, Cascais has the right climate for an enjoyable holiday with lots of sunshine and a steady breeze blowing throughout the whole year, offering ideal conditions for lovers of all sports. Cascais's position on the coast naturally means that it is an ideal location for a variety of watersports. The coastline is the ideal setting for water sports such as: sailing, windsurfing, surfing, kite surfing and water skiing, which are some of the many sports that can be practiced along our coast, some of them supported by the yacht clubs in the region, including the Clube Naval de Cascais. Paddle boarding, kite surfing and kayaking are just some of the activities you can try during your time here. Golf, however, is the main reason many people visit. With ten courses in the local area, Cascais is the ideal base for a serene golfing getaway.