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

20 Tips to See and Do at the Silver Coast


Suniest Beaches

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...

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....

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...

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...

Most Beautiful Places

Weekly markets • Sunday mornings Santana market near Benedita; and in Pataias, north of Nazaré • Mondays in Caldas da Rainha (at McDonalds turn left to Rio Maior, the market is at the 3rd...

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...

In these 'brother caves' you can admire thousands of stalactites and stalacmites Although the Santo António caves were discovered in 1955, and the Alvados caves in 1964, they are always mentioned...

Beautiful gardens with baroque structures In Mafra you can visit the beautiful Cerco gardens. They offer a combination of baroque structures and wonderful gardens and water features. The wide paths...

Popular Activities

Discover the Silver Coast by foot OESTE , or the west, is an area in the centre of Portugal, and is part of the Costa de Prata or Silver Coast. This mainly green area knows bright light and a mild...

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...

New bathhouse offers 19th century wellness In the 19th century Nazaré was wellknown for its warm seawater baths to help relieve backaches and for slimming. In the 20th century there were 2 "warm...

Enjoy an organised activity Adventure By You offers all kinds of activities and excursions, like dolphin spotting, horseriding on the beach or inland, bicycle tours, or a wine excursion. Tours are...

Nicest Towns

Peniche is full of history The town of Peniche is located on a peninsula. In the Roman ages Peniche was still an island, but over the years coast and island grew together. In the 17th century...

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...

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...

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!

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

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

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