Penha Longa Hotel & Golf ResortSintra, Portugal
In 1353, Friar Vasco Martins chose the site for a magnificent monastery along the rolling hills and tree lined paths in the Estoril region of Portugal. For centuries, the palazzo-style estate served as a lavish retreat for Portuguese royals and dignitaries, and like a fine wine the elegant space has only improved with age: presenting the Penha Longa Hotel & Golf Resort, a regal escape for refined travelers. With a name meaning "long rock," the Penha Longa Hotel & Golf Resort captures the essence of the natural beauty and history surrounding the space, from the breathtaking views of the Sintra Mountains to the original antique adornments that have endured the test of time.
The staff at Penha Longa Hotel & Golf Resort creates an impeccably luxurious ambiance with all the comforts of home, from the lighted vanity to his-and-her double sinks surrounded by BVLGARI amenities. With 194 opulent rooms to choose from, your stay at Penha Longa will be anything but ordinary. When the time comes to explore, pick from a triad of nearby tourist hubs: from the luminous "White City" of Lisbon, to trendy Cascais, or historic Sintra. Let the younger members of the family have their own fun with the Kid's Club as you indulge each of your senses at Six Senses Spa, or perfect that backswing and decrease your handicap on the awe-inspiring landscapes of the hotel's championship golf courses. With five internationally acclaimed eateries, set the appropriate mood for your dining experience, while simultaneously satisfying your culinary cravings. Come discover a type of luxury once reserved for the rich and famous at Penha Longa Hotel & Golf Resort, where you and yours are the royals.