Cascais is a county seat town that brings together a multitude of attractions that make it perhaps one of the most recognized places of Portugal, one of the most pleasant places to live, and certainly one of the most desirable to invest. First of its location near Lisbon gives us the best you can find in the capital with the exclusivity of a medium-sized village, full of charm and good reasons to be chosen as a place to live.
The coastline of Cascais, with almost constant rail links also favors the village and allows a quick, convenient and safe mobility for journeys of all kinds to people who for whatever reason prefer the comfort of the train rather than drive your own car. Also the international airport of Lisbon, Portela, lies at a distance of about 30 km from Cascais, offering privileged access, creating an easy link with the rest of the world.
Cascais is also privileged in terms of weather conditions with a mild climate throughout the year due to it being sheltered by the Serra de Sintra that protects the village from cold temperatures and rain. Cascais has about 260 days a year without rain. The temperature in Cascais is hot tempered during the summer, with highs of 30 degrees Celsius and minimum average of 19 Celsius at night in summer, and in the colder months of the rarely dip of 10º centigrade year as a minimum, maintaining an average daytime temperature 17º centigrade in January due to oceanic influences from the south. Also for these reasons Cascais is certainly a place to be strongly equate to live, visit or invest.
Higher education in Cascais stands out by its proximity to the university centers of excellence, particularly in Oeiras and Lisbon area whose accessibility is facilitated by excellent transport network. The focus on education Cascais became a county with twice the national average of people with higher education and one of the counties with lower dropout rates. Cascais is excellent for leisure due to the magnificent weather, it should be noted that there are many beaches, magnificent landscapes, the surroundings of Sintra and the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park.
Cascais is unique. Few are the cities and towns that combine harmoniously cosmopolitan and sophisticated urban environment with landscapes of unique beauty and vibrant nature waiting to be discovered. Cascais presents an almost unique feature in Portugal the fact that it is directed to the south beaches, very sheltered from wind and weather providing protected. Also the ripple is calmer these beaches, being protected from the currents of the North, at least they also have the same cold waters. Guincho beach is one of the most popular beaches for adventurers and lovers of extreme sports such as surfing, windsurfing and bodyboarding. Cascais is also more exposed to western winds and the swell beaches and has a rugged beauty like few others.