Sintra

Holiday Guide to Sintra – All Inclusive

Quick Details

  • Flight time: Approx 2-3 hours from UK
  • Time difference: Same as UK
  • Language: Portuguese
  • Currency: Euro

 

At a Glance

  • An area of dramatic scenery
  • Popular at all times
  • Rooms as low as £60 per day
  • Great for couples

General Description:

Covering a small stretch on the hills is the ancient resort of Sintra which is enveloped by an area of dramatic scenery which seems like a piece of heaven after being cooped up in the very urbanised resorts of the Estoril coast. Our all inclusive Sintra holidays consist of several regions, : Sintra Vila Velha, Estefania and Sao Pedro. The first of our zones is the unique Old Town which was formed close to the National Palace. Then comes the shopping and working part and last but not least the regional community.

Sintra may have moved on from the times of old but it still has many echoes of its noble past in the realms of mansions and extravagant parts that show the luxuriant ambiences and stunning sights of this terrific resort.

A holiday in Sintra is likely to have lots of tourists visiting all year round but in spite of this has achieved to hold on to a discreet fell to it.

Suitable for:

If you are careful with money you can enjoy a cheap all inclusive holidays in but in Sintra but it is better suited to those tourists who have a bit of cash to splash around. All age groups will find something fun to do in Sintra as there is everything to do in it from exploring the scenery to enjoying some history. Couples wanting to spark some romance will definitely come away from Sintra a little closer than they came, although if you have mobility issues the hilly surroundings will prove a challenge. Sintra is not the holiday resort to go to if you are looking nightlife and beaches, you should look at some of the nearby resorts if this is what you want.

Accommodation:

You will be able to find some posh hotels providing All Inclusive in Sintra with lots of charm in the Old Town, whereas in the Estefania area you will find some budget hotels. If a villa is your choice you can find some of the best holiday villas anywhere in Sintra. Don’t miss the fiesta season during July and August, though accommodation in Sintra can prove a bit expensive these times.

Entertainment:

There are lots of activities to be enjoyed on Sintra holidays, from discovering the twisty trails and cobblestoned lanes to the abundance of bygone days buildings. Travellers to Sintra will enjoy a visit to the National Palace and the ruins of the old monastery. The list goes on such as one of the Museums, the castle or if you enjoy golf one of the local courses, indeed days are all action in Sintra. Come night you will find there is enough going on to keep you occupied in the Old Quarter, the old fashioned bars will leave you feeling merry.

Eating out:

This is why holidays in Sintra prove more expensive, especially if you have not booked to go all inclusive. Most of the restaurants are prove to be very exorbitant, however if you browse around you will find one or two good restaurants that will not break the bank. Food is rather a local menu, but again searching through the menu you will always find something that is relevant to the Brittish palate. Locally produced alcohol instead of brand names will cut your bill substantially, a tip is when ordering alcohol order local or they will charge you a very expensive price for a brand name.

Out and about:

Include on of our excursions which can be booked locally at your hotel in Sintra to one of the following: The Monserrate Palace and Botanic Gardens or another to the Seteais Palace and Monastery.

Since there is no beach in Sintra you can take a trip to one of the beaches at the coastal resorts of Cascais or Estoril. The list of available things to do while in Sintra is outstanding and you are sure to come away from your all inclusive holiday fully satisified.

Sintra Weather

April 60°F
May 64°F
June 70°F
July 74°F
Aug 74°F
Sept 73°F
Oct 66°F
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Map of Sintra, Portugal

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