The Hotel Palácio Estoril is one of Europe’s great hotels which has been enchanting successive generations of guests from the four corners of the globe since 1930. Its long existence is intertwined with the history of Europe and the world and with changing attitudes. Now, in the 21st century, the Palácio is still grand but at the same time is a completely renovated, up-to-date hotel with modern facilities that manages to be welcoming and cosy despite its grandeur.
Located in the heart of Estoril, just 20 minutes from the centre of Lisbon, the Palácio is a five star hotel set in beautiful gardens and with outstanding views over Estoril and the Bay of Cascais.
The Estoril Championship Course started in 1929 and redesigned in 1936 by Mackenzie Ross.
It is known as one of the oldest and most emblematic clubs in Portugal and where two of the Portuguese most important tournaments have been held frequently
A long list of famous golfers have played on the Estoril Golf Course, including Ballesteros, Montgomerie, Sam Torrance, Canizares, Gene Sarazen, Peter Allis and Bernard Gallacher.
Overlooking Estoril and the sea, this 5200-meter-long course is set amongst eucalyptus, mimosas and pine trees giving a uniquely colorful touch that demands excellent tactics, challenges in accuracy rather than distance.
The visually stunning par 3 holes although they vary in length all pose particular challenges; the 4th hole. The Peppers Hole surrounded by pepper trees; the 8th hole The Tea Cup – is well known due to the always challenging flag position.