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Set within the Sintra Cascais National Park and overlooking Portugal’s Atlantic coastline, five-star luxury hotel The Oitavos is haven of tranquility and all things chic.
Located just 20 minutes west of Lisbon and the airport, over-looking the West Atlantic coastline, the contemporary hotel has been designed with sleek lines and elegantly simple interiors. The luxury hotel embraces rather than competes with its natural surroundings. (more…)
Sintra is a town and a municipality in the Grande Lisboa subregion (Lisbon Region) of Portugal, considered part of the Portuguese Riviera. The municipality contains two cities: Queluz and Agualva-Cacém. The population in 2011 was 377,835, in an area of 319.23 square kilometres (123.26 sq mi). (more…)
Cabo da Roca (Cape Roca) is a cape which forms the westernmost extent of mainland Portugal and continental Europe and by definition the Eurasian land mass.
Cabo da Roca was known to the Romans as Promontorium Magnum and during the Age of Sail as the Rock of Lisbon. (more…)