Destination Weddings in Cascais and Estoril Coast of Portugal
Distance from Hotel: 3.5 Km
In Cascais and very close to Estoril you have the very best wedding destination in Portugal with the help of our Destination Weddings in Portugal team and the Senhora da Guia Hotel as the host of your wedding ceremony or reception we can produce an amazing wedding by the sea. Both villages are along the coast, which offers an endless ocean view wherever you are. Very well-known for their surfing contest, the best beaches of the Lisbon region are in Cascais and Estoril, the biggest one being the Guincho beach, very close to the five star boutique hotel venue. This lovely village overflows with history and nice things to see like promenades along the beach, lighthouses, citadels, the Marina, visit the beautiful cities of Sintra and Lisbon, which are nearby… Because of its amazing surrounding and standing, it is a very sought wedding destination both for Portuguese and foreigner couples.
The village of Cascais is located in a bay which offers a splendid sea view and lots of activities to do and to fully enjoy your wedding destination in Portugal. The bay reducing the wind, the weather being warmer and the ocean calmer, it is perfect for some nautical activities like sailing, paddle, canoe-kayak or simply enjoying the sun on the beach. This bay also favours fishing, one of the main reasons, why Portuguese cooking has the best fresh fish that you have ever tasted. The surroundings of this bay are wonderful thanks to the maritime outlook but also architectural monuments like lighthouses and citadels, heritage of Portugal history.
Weddings on the beach
The current trend is to have a ceremony on the beach, becoming more and more popular in Europe, this concept that came from the U.S’s culture and movies has already embraced the essence and theme decoration of thousands and thousands of weddings. Portugal being a country that is facing towards the Atlantic Ocean offers a long coast with beautiful beaches, it is not difficult to make a ceremony on the beach. Senhora da Guia Boutique Hotel your Wedding Venue is surrounded by a several beautiful white sandy beaches, especially the Guincho beach with a breath-taking view towards the sea and the Cabo da Roca, the most western point of Europe. Choose the beach you like the most and your wedding planner from Destination Weddings in Portugal team will organize you all the setting for your blessing on the beach. The main setting will be the ocean view so it doesn’t need much more, just an elegant canopy in the sand, some chairs for your guests and you will have the most wonderful ceremony by the beach.
If your plan is to have a Catholic ceremony, nearby the Senhora da Guia Hotel, there are some Churches in Cascais, like the “Igreja Matriz da Nossa Senhora da Assunção” located nearby a citadel and the former convent da Nossa Senhora da Assunção. This church is part of Cascais history it was inaugurated in the 16th century. The insides are amazing with wonderful golden altars, engraving, frames and tile dated from the 16th and 17th century. Portugal being a Catholic country, no doubt that you will find gorgeous churches in this wedding destination, it is not difficult to combine catholic ceremony and wedding reception by the sea in Cascais, Portugal.
Let the delicious smell of the grilled fish and seafood, speciality of Portugal, seduce you for a romantic dinner on an esplanade in front of the Ocean, offering a breath-taking sea view to end up perfectly your wedding by the sea in Portugal. Codfish and sardines are the most famous and appreciate plates both by tourists and proper Portuguese. Portuguese people have their history attached closely to sea for centuries, thanks to their location by the ocean, that is why they gained so much experience and serve such delicious fish and seafood. You will amaze your guests serving the best fish at your wedding dinner in Portugal.
Portugal is not only a much sought wedding destination but also one of the most appreciated destinations for golf players all around the world. Indeed the good weather and some of the best courses world known to play golf having been designed by world-renowned architects, like for example the Oitavos Golf considered one of the 100 world best golf courses that is only 5 minutes away from Senhora da Guia Boutique Hotel.
- Oitavos Golf
Also set inside Quinta da Marinha and overlooking Estoril, golfers can enjoy a superb panoramic view from the course towards the sea. The course itself is set among fragrant pine and mimosa trees. There are two courses, one with par 69, designed by Mckenzie Ross. The second course has 9 holes and par 34. One of the best designed by Robert Trent Jones.
- Quinta da Marinha Golf course
The internationally acclaimed architect Robert Trent Jones designed this exciting, 18 hole championship golf course. The first 9 holes are set amongst some of the most spectacular countryside in the area while the second 9 are on the cliff tops, with sensational views over the Atlantic Ocean. True to form, Trent Jones has laid plenty of traps. The course is studded with water hazards and its 18 undulating greens will challenge all levels, from the novice to the scratch golfer.
- Penha Longa
Ranked amongst the top 30 courses in Continental Europe, the Atlantic Course designed by the famed Robert Trent Jones Jr., is escapist golf at its best. Comprising bold drives, courageous approaches and artful swings, it is both an adrenalin rush and a soothing journey through one of Portugal’s most inspiring landscapes.