Cascais has been a tourist destination since the end of the 19th century, celebrated for its fabulous landscapes, cultural heritage and natural beauty.
Facing the sea in Cascais, near Lisbon's best beaches, sits the house of the last Italian King, Humberto II. It is now the Grande Real Villa Itália Hotel & Spa bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and Sintra Hills.
Reveal the secrets of a Royal residence as part of an unforgettable stay, and you'll soon see why it’s a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.
The Grande Real Villa Itália Hotel & Spa has 84 twin bedrooms, 18 double bedrooms, 19 suites and 3 penthouses. Decorated by one of the foremost Portuguese interior decorators, Graça Viterbo, all rooms have the advantage of splendid sea or garden views.
Restaurants Become acquainted with superior dining, headed by prize winning Chef Paulo Pinto, with a choice of menus, cuisine and setting.
La Terraza Restaurant & Bar Offering you a menu of Portuguese cuisine in a cosy, relaxed environment with a terrace overlooking the sea.
Navegantes Restaurant Start your day with an inspiring breakfast. Select the best available Portuguese and International patisserie, bakery and charcuterie products.
Belvedere Ristorante With a sophisticated atmosphere and a suggestive outdoor terrace dining area overlooking the sea of Cascais, the Belvedere invites you to travel through a varied menu of scents and flavours, based on careful selection of authentic traditional Italian cuisine.
Mare Bar For all those who prefer a relaxed meal by the pool. Take advantage of the summer, enjoying light meals and innovative cocktails. Reserve your place in the sun and experience the best evenings on the Cascais coastline, accompanied by a refreshing sparkling wine and fresh oysters straight from the sea.
Real Spa Therapy Inspired by the Roman bath-houses and in perfect harmony with nature, the Grande’s Real Spa Therapy is a member of the Leading Spas of the World, and is the perfect haven for a unique experience of health and well-being.
With 10 treatment rooms, swimming pool with Thalassotherapy Circuit, relaxation areas, Sauna, Jacuzzi, Gym, among other facilities, and a specialised technical team, Real Spa Therapy offers a vast range of Thalassotherapy Treatments and Massages, a well-known therapeutic method for curative and preventive purposes, based on the efficacy of the properties of seawater.
Places to Visit The hotel is only 30km from Lisbon city centre, but also has a huge number of landmarks closer to hand, including:
Cascais Citadel/ Fortress of Our Lady of Light
Sintra Cascais Natural Park
Palace of the Counts of Guarda
Cascais Cultural Centre – Piedade Convent
Paula Rego Museum
Guincho Old Fort
Boca do Inferno (Hell’s Cave)