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

Suniest 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...

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...

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....

Most Beautiful Places

Parque dos Monges: for active monks (and everyone else) Just outside Alcobaça is the Parque dos Monges (Monks Park). This is a very large park offering recreation, adventure and education. There is...

T he largest caves in Portugal They were discovered in 1947, and in 1974 they were opened to the public. There are several halls, each has its own name, like the Red Room, or the Chapel. A river...

Monks founded monastry The abbey dates back to 1153, the year in which King Afonso donated to Don Bernardo de Claraval large areas between Leiria and Óbidos. It was a wild and desolate area with...

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...

Popular Activities

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...

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...

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...

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

Nicest Towns

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...

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...

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...

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...

Best Restaurants

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

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

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

Some nice and very good restaurants: from pizza to a culinary night out Close to the monastry of Batlha you find several Pastelarias where you can have a coffee and enjoy the Portuguese 'doces', but...