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

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...

Surfers paradise There are many beaches to the north and south of Peniche. Most of these beaches are very popular with surfers because of the superb waves. On this website you can see all beaches....

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...

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.

Most Beautiful Places

The Portuguese Versailles is definitely worth a visit Originally the palace was a hunting lodge, but in 1747 Dom Pedro III renovated it into a rococo palace, and he started using it as a summer...

Artisanal salt production from underground source The Salinas, or salt pans, are 3 kilometers from Rio Maior, ate the base of the Serras de Aire e de Candeeiros. Salt is still being produced today,...

Strolling on authentic regional market makes you hungry The Mercado de Santana in Venda da Costa, right between the municipalities of Caldas da Rainha, Rio Maior and Alcobaça, is a true experience....

Palace is baroque heart of Mafra In Mafra you can visit the Palacio Nacional de Mafra , a beatiful palace and monastry. João V demanded the construction in the 18th century, the profits of gold- and...

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...

Experience the underwater world of the Costa de Prata In the Peniche area there are several diving schools, like Haliotis, JustDive, and AcuaSubOeste. They offer you diving lessons, or a diving trip...

Centro de BTT Portugal's first official mountainbike centre, the Centro de BTT, is located in the naturepark Serra d'Aire e Candeeiro s. There are 7 routes in the area, varying in distance and...

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

Nicest Towns

One of Portugal's major seaside resorts Figueira da Foz is a lively and cosmopolitan seaside resort at the mouth of the Mondego River, it’s main asset is its wide and extensive sandy beach. The...

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...

One of the larges pilgrimage places in the world. Whether you're religious or not, this place is absolutely impressive. In the spring of 1917 the 3 shepherds children Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco...

Best Restaurants

For the tastiest pizzas and pasta View on the bay, good food, friendly service.

Modern restaurant, on the beach, for a great lunch or diner with a view to the Óbidos lagoon.

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

Restaurant with panoramic view over Nazaré and the sea. Fresh fish as well as good meat dishes, served in a beautiful restaurant on a great location. The restaurant's speciality is octopus, there...