To note that this apartment has had a long term rental for years and only now it is listed again for holiday rentals hence the minimal reviews.
The apartment is on the ground floor and is set in a beautiful seafront closed complex. It has a splendid view of the Hotel pool. On offer is FREE bicycle usage. Two cards available to use the Cascais bicycles so this is free and you can ride along the coastal line all the way to Carcavelos.
The flat has a lovely open feel and has two patios. If you have a car, you park right outside the flat. It's ideally located on the seafront and with its cycling/walking paths along the coast line and bike rentals across the road, it offers convenient commute to the town centre with beautiful scenic views. There is also a free outside gym across the road overlooking the ocean.
It location is perfect because not only it has a beautiful seafront setting, it is a walking distance to the quaint Cascais villa, beaches and numerous other attractions as mentioned below. You can get almost everywhere on foot and also have the bicycle free usage.
Across the street you have some convenient stores like a mini supermarket and one of the best bakeries in Portugal called 'Sacolinha' that also serve light meals. There is also an hairdresser, nails bar, laundry, autobank point on the complex next door.
Cascais is the most luxurious areas of Lisbon coastal region. With its high-society trend and many of Lisbon’s rich and famous living within the vicinity of Cascais, it provides the region with a prosperous and sophisticated atmosphere.
It is a delightful Portuguese fishing town that is situated on the western edge of the beautiful Lisbon coastline, and is one of the main cultural and leisure centres in Portugal and the region’s most popular holiday destination. Historically the town was a favourite with the Portuguese nobility, and today the town is an elegant blend of grand 19th century architecture, traditional Portuguese charm and outstanding tourist facilities.
These factors combine not just to make a great holiday destination but also an enjoyable day trip to vibrant Lisbon, which is a 30-40 minute scenic train ride.
As a holiday destination, you will struggle to find a better location than Cascais.
The apartment is close to this quaint and gorgeous historic Cascais town centre with its traditional streets, filled with family owned restaurants, open-air cafes and stylish bars - ideal for relaxing during the hot summer days or socialising late into the night.
Also, its proximity to various beaches, including the surfer's paradise Guincho beach, restaurants, parks, museums, shopping centre, the Marina, prestigious golf courses and the Casino do Estoril, the largest casino in Europe, make it the perfect location. A stroll along the beach front promenade connects Cascais to Estoril.
Cascais is also close to the Sintra Mountains, a World Heritage site where you can have long walks on horseback or see the coaches strolling in picturesque Sintra. Regular bus services take you to Sintra.
For the golf lovers, you can an enjoy incredible 18-hole golf courses in surrounding areas, including the course at Quinta da Marinha (5 minute away), Oitavos, Sintra and Estoril.
For the sea lovers, surfing, windsurfing and kitesurfing, are waiting for you. But if you feel that a board is too small for your sea adventures, you can rent a boat at the Marina (walking distance), do some sailing, go see the dolphins in the open sea or visit the Sea Museum. Surrounding Cascais are two contrasting coastlines; the northern wild and rugged surfing beaches (Guincho beach is considered as one of the finest surfing beaches of western Portugal and is set amidst the stunning scenery of the Serra de Sintra Natural Park) and the friendly beaches that extend to the east, including Carcavelos and São Pedro beaches. These beaches are a favorite with the residents of Lisbon, who flock to them during the long, hot summer months. This coastline is easily accessible from Cascais, as it is served by the regional railway that connects Lisbon and Cascais (the journey takes 30-40 minutes, and a return ticket costs €4.30).
The Lisbon airport is 35 km, and these are the various ways to get to Cascais;
1. By Car on the A5 (Lisbon-Cascais) (about 45 minutes, depending on traffic)
2. Taxi (about 45 minutes, depending on traffic) €50
3. Metro (tube) from airport to “Cais do Sodre” station (train & metro station in Lisbon) €1.5 (40 minutes) - metro every 5 minutes
Train from Cais do Sodre to Cascais center €2.7 (30-40 minutes) – trains every 15 minutes
Bus with stop right outside train station (called Buscas) to Atlantic Gardens €1.0 (10 minutes) - buses every 15 minutes
Various Distances from Atlantico Gardens:
• 100m from the sea;
• 15 minutes walk or 2 minutes driving distance from the center of Cascais with its beaches, shops and all his cosmopolitan life;
. 5 minutes walk to Casa da Guia for restaurants, few shops and bar
. 2 minute walk to bike rentals
. 2 minute walk to convenient store
• 10 minutes walk from the famous golf course of "Quinta da Marinha";
• 10 minutes driving distance to the access to A5 (Lisbon-Cascais);
• 15 minutes driving distance from Cascais Municipal Aerodrome in Tires;
• 35 minutes driving distance from Lisbon International Airport;
• 2 hours away driving from Faro International Airport;
• 3.5 hours driving distance from Porto International Airport.
Cascais and the Lisbon region have long hot summers, pleasant spring and autumns seasons, and mild but possibly wet winters. The weather in central Portugal is suitable for spending time on the beach from mid-April until the mid of October. The sea temperature of Cascais is always cold, even in the summer when the water temperature only reaches a chilly 18C.
Number of stories in Atlantic Gardens: 5.
Apartment Location: ground floor
Apartment area: Approx. 100 m2.
Composition – Entrance Hall; Open plan living room & kitchen; 1 Bedroom; 1 bathroom; 2 Balconies; Garden.
Two balconies, the main entrance balcony gets afternoon sunshine. The Living area balcony faces the hotel pool area and a wonderful place to sit and enjoy your breakfast. Surrounded by beautiful flowers.
Entrance Hall/ corridor leads to open kitchen living area.
Kitchen is equipped with appliances such as (washing machine, refrigerator, oven, hob, extractor);
The dining table sits 4;
Living room has two couches and a chair and TV with international channels.
Bedroom has a super king bed size and ample wardrobe space.
Bathroom with bath and bide is separate
Two bicycle cards for free usage of the Cascais bike scheme. You can use the bicycles the whole day but need to activate the bicycle card on any of the numerous bike posts every two hours