The Oitavos, Portugal
R. de Oitavos, 2750-374 Cascais, Portugal
A sprawling estate in the stunning wilds of the Sintra-Cascais National Park, the Oitavos is a resort like no other. With beautiful surroundings, as well as a modern marvel of architecture designed by José Amaral Anahory and a minimalist, sky-blue interior aesthetic, guests will find themselves immersed in tranquil luxury.
Set in a prime location, the Oitavos overlooks pearlescent sand dunes and the incredible Atlantic coast. The hotel is just five short minutes from the charming seaside town of Cascais and its famous beaches, alongside a harbour where boat trips can easily be arranged. Guests can even ride a boat across to Portugal’s bustling capital city, Lisbon. Being one of Europe’s hubs of culture, creativity and cuisine, there is a myriad of activities and entertainment to be discovered there.
A five minute drive from the hotel lies the Quinta da Marinha Health Club, a resort offering an array of facilities including tennis, squash, swimming, as well as boasting a hi-tech gym and a range of fitness classes. Not far off is the Quinta Da Marinha Equestrian Centre, which comprises 250 stables, an indoor arena as well as grassland, forestry and sand dunes, for guests to get involved with horseback riding. The resort is also surrounded by some of Portugal’s most reputable golf courses.
After a long day spent exploring, there is plenty of respite to be found in the hotel, with a luxury spa, incorporating a Balneotherapy Area using heated seawater, as well as a dedicated team of experienced therapists offering bespoke treatments to suit your individual detox or rejuvenation need. Gastronomic desires will surely be satisfied in one of the resort’s four luxury restaurants, all boasting culinary prowess and innovation alongside locally sourced produce.
Suites And Villas
The Atlantic Suite
Open plan, this suite is spacious and minimalist, with sea and sky blues lending the space to a thematic ocean touch. Multiple rooms ensure that guests will enjoy ample living space, as well as a lavish sense of surrounding provided by a King Size bed, fully stocked mini bar, and three flat screen HDTVs.
The Forte Private Villa
Enhance the exclusivity of any stay with this luxury villa. With large, spacious living areas, as well as a lavish King Size bedroom and private, heated outdoor pool, the indulgence of the villa is accompanied by further amenities including a free (up to €70) meal at Ipsylon Lounge and Verbasco, as well as one free round of golf per person per day and complimentary use of a private golf cart.