We are very happy with Fortaleza do Guincho - it is one of a kind experience when you get everything: fantastic service, the most delicious breakfast with the views to remember forever, nice room (a bit smaller than I am used to, but it is OK). Their Michelin star restaurant serves amazing seafood: I had the best grilled octopus in my life and my husband enjoyed delicately flavored sea bass cooked to perfection. Also, there are many other restaurants close by - Guincho Beach is nog isolated at all. The long promenade along the coastline, bicycle paths and a short nature trail were huge advantages for avid walkers and hikers like us. And free safe parking as well - that really counts.
Our second stay at the Relaix & Chateaux hotels was flawless in all respects. You just cannot go wrong with their superior service and attention to their guests.
Tip: if you decide to go to Sintra, do not drive because it is next to impossible to find parking in this town. The hotel staff arranged a taxi for us which gave us a ride to Sintra and picked us when we were ready to leave. The whole thing was 45€ for the round trip.
Another tip: from the terrace of the hotel you can enjoy one of a kind sunset: the color of the sun was ruby red - stunningly beautiful. More
- Breakfast included