The coastal city of Lagos, located on Portugal’s western Algarve, has been an up-and-coming tourist destination for years. All ages can enjoy the region’s stunning beauty and natural attractions, from the rugged coastline and pristine beaches to the varied terrain and lush gardens.
While urban wine country might sound like an oxymoron, it’s actually a reality at the stunning City Vineyard in New York City’s Tribeca neighborhood. The water-side venue is the perfect host for your next event — whatever that may be, from 20 to 200 guests and from cocktail party to plated dinner.
When I visited Lisbon for the first time, with my daughter Jen — attending the first Web Summit in the city — locals suggested we visit Cascais, but we couldn’t fit it into our schedule. We promised to go there on our next trip; I did, three times, and, hopefully, we both will soon and together.
The impressively restored, 19th-century oceanfront villa was the Count of Cabral Costa family’s retreat before it was transformed into the luxury boutique Farol Hotel. Located just outside the Historic Center, it’s next to the Lighthouse Museum and within a short walk or bike ride to the marina, the Citadel Art Center and Museum Condes de Castro Guimaraes. This proximity makes it ideal for families who want to leave the pool deck and explore from time to time.
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