Pousada de Cascais

The historic Pousada de Cascias hotel is surrounded by studios, galleries, and museums with views of the sea and the Cascais marina. The hotel is located 3 minutes on foot from the beach and 5 minutes on foot from the town centre.

The Pousada de Cascais hotel is located just 3 minutes walk from the beach. Surrounded by studios and galleries  the 5-star hotel overlooks sea and the Cascais Marina, and is part of the renovated 16th century citadel complex. Pestana Cidadela Cascais – Pousada & Art District is located in the centre of Cascais and is the first hotel in Europe to have its own Art District. Since March 2014 that the property is a sophisticated site of cultural creation. The on site Art Concierge will guide guests through classes, shows and exhibits.

Right outside the door of the hotel, in the historic pedestrian square, there is a World Press Cartoon Museum. The lounge area is decorated with 608 swallows, which represent the number of days that the hotel’s renovation took.

The centrally-located Pestana Cidadela Cascais features an indoor pool with marina views and an additional lawn-surrounded exterior swimming pool, which also has marina views.

All of the rooms at Pestana Cidadela Cascais – Pousada & Art District have a seating area with a flat-screen satellite TV. Each of the rooms are soundproofed, and have a minibar. All have a private bathroom with slippers and bathrobes. The bright rooms feature modern décor and wooden floors. Free high-speed WiFi is provided.

Guests can enjoy the free buffet breakfast at the hotel’s meal area, which has views ranging from the bay, all the way to the Santa maria Lighthouse. The hotel has 2 restaurants. The Maris Stella specializes in delicious fish and seafood dishes, while the more intimate Taberna da Praça has a selection of tasty tapas and snacks.

The hotel is only 35 minutes by car from Lisbon International Airport and 6 km from Estoril. The Pestana Cidadela de Cascais is a Pousada & Art District with more than 126 rooms, including 18 suites.


  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Room Service
  • 24h Reception
  • Stores
  • Multilingual Staff


  • Tree climbing
  • Estoril Autodrome
  • Body boarding
  • Casino
  • Shopping
  • Water sports
  • Climbing / Hiking
  • Golf
  • Marina
  • Parasailing
  • Walks
  • Fishing
  • Beach
  • Restaurants
  • Segway
  • Tennis
  • Sailing
  • Windsurf