Hotels in Cascais

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      Cascais is located on the Portuguese coast, only 30 minutes away from the capital of Lisbon. Once a small fishing port, Cascais became a popular destination for European nobility in the early 20th century. Today, it is a popular getaway destination for both international travelers and those living in the capital, who often get away to Cascais for the weekend. Cascais hotels are available for every budget and you can find them at all From family vacations to romantic getaways, hotels in Cascais can accommodate every traveler. With a destination as up and coming as Cascais, cheap hotels are more available than ever. From deluxe lodging to discount hotels, Cascais has what visitors are looking for. In addition to its stunning beaches, Cascais boasts quite a few museums and historical landmarks. Discover the interesting architecture and fine art of the Municipal Museum (also known as the Castro Guimarães Museum). Not far away from the museum is the Park Marechal Carmona (Parque do Marechal Carmona), a great family destination with a recreational area and a small zoo. The Fort of Cascais (also known as the Cidadela) was built in the 16th century. Here tourists can visit the artillery museum and enjoy gorgeous views of the sea. Speaking of the sea, be sure the check out the Boca do Inferno, loosely translated as Hells Mouth. About three kilometers (just under two miles) from the towns center, its name comes from the noise created when the Atlantic waves meet this curious rock formation. To learn more about Cascais and its history, visit the Sea Museum (Museu do Mar Rei Dom Carlos).