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Estoril is a stylish upmarket holiday destination located on Portugal’s Costa do Estoril coastline. Known for its picturesque charm, this town offers some historical attractions waiting to be explored, giving tourists an authentic Portuguese experience as well as offering all the typical facilities of a beach holiday.
Although Estoril is primarily visited by tourists for its beautiful beaches, it also offers plenty to do other than sunbathe on golden sands. If you’re feeling lucky, roll the dice till dawn at the Casino De Estoril, the inspiration behind the James Bond Casino Royale book and movie. To see some of the local charm, escape to the nearby town of Sintra, known for its colourful palace and diverse landscape.
Estoril is a town full of history, beautiful beaches and coupled with a laid-back ambience. Because the city has a relaxed atmosphere, it is best suited to families, and couples who want a relaxing beach holiday.
Flights to Lisbon operate from Dublin seven days a week during summer with an average flight tome of two hours and fifty minutes. The time taken from the airport to Estoril is 25 minutes by car.
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Estoril is a quiet resort with a casino serving as its main nightlife attraction.
Estoril has numerous restaurants and bars for tourists to enjoy. Tapas is a particularly popular choice here with locals and tourists.
The Aqua Splash Seixal is an inflatable aquatic amusement park only 30 minutes from Estoril, offering attractions for the entire family to enjoy!
The Praia do Tamariz is the main beach in Estoril, with calm waters and golden sands making it the perfect beach for families with young children.
Estoril is full of small souvenir shops and markets. If you’d like to do some high street shopping, the nearby Lisbon offers the best shopping you will find in all of Portugal.
The Estoril European Street Food Festival is hosted annually towards the end of April and features a variety of stalls and vans selling fantastic cuisine from all over Europe.
Estoril experiences cool winters and warm summers, making the months of May-September the most popular time to visit. During these months, temperatures average in the high twenties, experiencing 12 hours of sunshine a day, making it the perfect destination for a summer beach holiday!
Euro is the currency used in Portugal.
There is no time difference between Ireland and Portugal.
The flat terrain of Estoril makes walking around the resort easy but there is also an efficient bus service that can be used to get around the town.