Cascais is an elegant beach town just outside of Lisbon. There are a number of lovely beaches perfect for swimming. Along the sea front visitors will find various bars and friendly shops. In terms of shopping, Cascais has it all from small shops and roadside stalls offering typical embroidery and lace, to the high fashion and beauty boutiques of the center to the gargantuan shopping center on the road to Sintra. Also nearby is the well-established complex of Quinta da Marinha which boasts 18 holes of sometimes challenging seaside golf and offers horse riding as well.