Not yet spoiled by mass tourism

Not yet spoiled by mass tourism

You'll find here what the Algarve is missing

You'll find here what the Algarve is missing

The beach resorts are still authentic

The beach resorts are still authentic

You can reach it from Lisbon in no-time

You can reach it from Lisbon in no-time

The weather is nice, all year round

The weather is nice, all year round

Costa de Prata

The Heart­warming Silver Coast of Portugal

Full of Sun, Sea and Portuguese Culture

In less than an hour of Lisbon, you'll find the fascinating Costa de Prata.
A wonderful area to spend your holiday!

  • Find all there is to do by using the Menu or the Tips below
  • Why not take a look at the Agenda, for everything that is on now or in the near future
  • Or read the latest Blogs about everyday and special events at the Silver Coast
  • Find your perfect HHoliday rental, Lodge tent or B&B

See you soon, até breve, at the Costa de Prata!


20 Tips to See and Do at the Silver Coast

Suniest Beaches

Tranquil beach Salgado beach is a vast beach located between São Martinho do Porto and Nazaré. Usually the sea is fairly rough, and the beach can be quite steep, so it's not the most suitable beach...

Versatile seaside resort close to Leiria São Pedro de Moel is a small sea resort, at about 20 kilometers from Leiria. The Portuguese people like to spend time on the beaches of this village. Also...

Sun space all around In the Torres Vedras there are several beaches, like Praia Azul, Santa Rita and Santa Cruz. On this page you can find more information.

Place to be São Martinho do Porto has always been ‘the place to be’ voor people from cities like Lisbon. Because of the specific location of the bay, the beach and the sea are accessible for...

Most Beautiful Places

Portugues sentimental song full of melancholy Fado is the most popular folk music in Portugal. This Portuguese of way singing about life can be traced back to early 19th century. It originates from...

The monastry Santa Maria de Vitória is Portuguese late gothic and manuelino masterpiece On 15 August 1385 a battle started at Aljubarrota between the Castilian army and the Portuguese army lead by...

Islands close to Peniche are beautiful nature reserve The Berlengas archipelago, Ilhas Berlengas, is a group of small islands off the Portuguese coast at about 10 km. from Peniche. The whole of the...

Popular market with varied supply In Malveira, a few kilometers east of Mafra, there is a large market on Thursdays. It is a very popular market, every week people from all over the region come to...

Popular Activities

Lots of cycling possibilities Although the Portuguese are not very keen cyclists, the number of cycling paths is increasing and the government is working on the promotion of cycling. If you would...

Exploring the area by horse For riding lessons or hacks you can contact: - CEIA (Centro Equestre Internacional de Alfeizerão) - Centro Hípico de Alcaria , in de Serra de Aire e de Candeeiros

Go karting Do you want to do some laps on the track, and relax on the beach after that? That’s also possible at the Costa de Prata! There is an outdoor track near Lourinhã, Bombarral, Batalha, and...

For that one rainy day In Caldas da Rainha there is a great bowling alley: Bowling Caldas.

Nicest Towns

Village with rich history In 1385 the battle of Aljubarrota was fought between the Castilians and Portuguese aristocrats. Lead by João, the Portugese won the battle. This victory became symbol for...

Funicular takes you up A funicular takes you from downtown Nazaré up to Sítio, the higher part of Nazaré. On the large square next to the church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, young and old get...

Friendly village at a beautiful and calm bay São Martinho do Porto is a friendly village overlooking a famous shell shaped bay with a very narrow entrance from the sea. Because of this the water in...

Probably the most well known coastal village of the Costa de Prata Originally Nazaré was a fishing village. Not so very long ago the fishermen used oxes to pull the boats out of the water, helped by...

Best Restaurants

A very good and cosy Portuguese restaurant, that has won a number of awards already. Tip: order a 'meio dose' for your main course, because the starters are enormous!

One of the best restaurants in São Martinho do Porto and region Regularly changing menu and lovely views.

Cosy restaurant high above Alcobaça. Great location, cosy restaurant, friendly staff. And the food is amazing! The restaurant is quite popular, so it's a good idea to book a table.

This restaurant is close to Buddha Eden , It has a lovely atmosphere, good food and wine, and a friendly staff. A real topper.