Martinhal Lisbon Cascais Family Resort Hotel has opened to much acclaim, a divine family getaway that combines the cultural Lisbon city experience with the history of Sintra, scenic Guincho and coastal Cascais.
The resort is set in the midst of two championship golf courses – Quinta da Marinha and Oitavos – making it a golfer’s dream and boasts myriad kid-friendly activities, gorgeous guest rooms with private balconies, three swimming pools, a full-service spa and decadent dining – including a famous breakfast buffet. Conceived with families of all sizes in mind, the resort has made a city break with young children possible – and fun for all.
The 84 family-friendly guest rooms and suites of the Martinhal Lisbon Cascais Family Resort Hotel promise that one won’t have to compromise sophistication while traveling with (small) loved ones. Several rooms even come with bunk beds for the kids, while interconnecting rooms are also available for those who’d like to spread out. Two-bedroom villas – complete with kitchen, living room and dining room – are also available for larger families and extended stays. Each house has a private terrace overlooking the golf course.
From the 7,700-square-foot Kids Clubhouse to the 25,000 square feet of playground, from playmats to Playstations, Martinhal Cascais has crafted kid heaven. Families can pre-book baby equipment of all kinds, from door protectors to baby bathtubs, making travel so much easier. The thoughtful amenities just keep coming, with complimentary WiFi, supervised Kids Clubs for multiple age groups and three swimming pools spread throughout the resort. Martinhal Cascais is equal parts heaven for adults as well, from the Finisterra Spa, with its sauna, Jacuzzi and locally inspired treatments, to its proximity to championship golf courses and acclaimed dining.
Days at Martinhal Cascais are a blend of happy busyness followed by relaxed moments of bliss as guests flit between the championship golf course, the swimming pools, the playgrounds and the Finisterra Spa. The property’s location on the coast of Portugal offers a variety of family-friendly outings including cycling, beach days complete with surfing, bodyboarding, and boating, and visits to explore the castles of Cascais. There’s Michelin-starred dining nearby, as well as Europe’s largest casino (said to have inspired Ian Fleming’s James Bond), historic Estoril, a World War II sanctuary, and the world heritage site in Sintra.
O Terraço boasts a family-pleasing buffet breakfast and dinner dishes that put a spin on typical Portuguese cuisine, thanks to the culinary talents of Executive Chef Alexandre Cláudio. Os Gambozinos is a pleasant Italian trattoria, with pizza, pasta and other favorites for the lunch hour. Each restaurants offers a dedicated children’s play area and kids’ menu. The concierge is happy to recommend and arrange dining in greater Cascais and Estoril, famed for their restaurants.
Martinhal Lisbon Cascais Family Resort Hotel is located within a half-hour of Cascais, Lisbon and Sintra. The Lisbon International Airport is less than 20 miles away.