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

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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...

Best known seaside resort of the Costa de Prata The main beach of Nazaré lies behind a high cliff, on which Sítio is situated. Because of this, there is less wind at this beach. In high season you...

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

Arise of the Castelo dos Templários and Convento de Cristo After the conquest of the region from the Moors in the Portuguese Reconquista, the land was granted in 1159 as a fief to the Order of the...

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...

Water feature When it rains the water is cascading over a carpet of large granite blocks and is collected in a huge basin. The water is filtered in a natural way in the stomach and lead to a public...

Rugged landscape offers many hiking possibilities In the inland of the Costa de Prata is the nature reserve Parque Natural das Serra de Aire e Candeeiros, one of 13 nature reserves in Portugal. It...

Popular Activities

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...

The best country to play golf Although it all started in the Algarve, you can now find golfcourses all over the country. However, the best and most beautiful courses are at the Silver Coast! Bom...

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

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...

Nicest Towns

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...

In Conímbriga one of the largest Roman settlements of Portugal was found, and therefore declared National Monument. The remains are of a very good quality. You can see an aquaduct of about 3...

Picturesque fortified town continues to fascinate South of Caldas da Rainha, is the town of Óbidos. Óbidos is a fortified town located on top of a hill, and still encircled by high walls. Once the...

Glass town with English twist Marinha Grande is located between Leiria and the coast. Since the second half of the 18th century it is the centre of glass manufacturing industry. The Royal Glass...

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!

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

Excellent Italian restaurant, superb dishes and great staff This restaurant is officially the best restaurant in the area.

A traditional Portuguese restaurant, with large open fire for cooking the meat. The restaurant is very well known with Portuguese people.