InterContinental Estoril Portugal
8023 – 2765-249 Estoril,
InterContinental Hotel Group
Date of Creation
Hotel General Manager
Eric Viale – Area General Manager Portugal
With over 22 years in hospitality, Eric has strong international operations and sales & marketing experience across Europe.
Eric also has an extensive network of luxury industry contacts.
To become Estoril’s leading hotel which combines a unique location and modern facilities with an ultra-personal service. A signature hotel where the new luxury begins.
History & Story
More than a hotel, the InterContinental Estoril is an open window to the Atlantic Ocean and to modern luxury experiences.
A contemporary hotel, the InterContinental Estoril has a privileged location on the water front and boasts inspiring views over the Atlantic Ocean. This new InterContinental destination is inspired by Portuguese flavours and offers luxury and modern accommodation on the coastline of the Portuguese Riviera located in the region of Cascais.Located on the site of the former “Atlântico Hotel”, a property which became a symbol of Estoril and an important tourism legacy in Cascais, the InterContinental Estoril respects the history and remains true to the essence of this charming place.
The hotel combines the heritage of the past with the modernity of the present and a service of excellence which will create memorable experiences for our guests. From the moment you arrive until we bid you farewell, our talented team will bring to life the quintessence of Estoril and Cascais.
New built – 2015
Main Strengths, Special Touch
Due to the size of the hotel, the service is ultra personal. The InterContinental Estoril feels like a modern, boutique hotel which offers a luxury and peaceful seaside escape. The views from the hotel over the ocean are simply amazing.
Located in one of the most elegant tourist destinations in the world, InterContinental Estoril stands proudly in the affluent town of Estoril with it’s pretty beaches, beautiful gardens, historical palaces and glittering Estoril Casino.
Key sites/activities in the area
The hotel is within easy a 30 minute drive to Lisbon and it’s international airport. Cascais is only ten minutes walk along the promenade which is filled with nice bars and restaurants, picturesque streets and upscale shops. Also nearby the popular Guincho beach, numerous golf courses and UNESCO World Heritage Sintra.
The history of this place started in 1930 when the « Chalet Barahona » was bought by a German investor to project and build the Hotel Atlântico. For more than 60 years, the Hotel Atlântico was in the centre-stage of the « golden years » of the Estoril Coast. The hotel that was first renovated in 1941 by the Portuguese architect Raúl Rodrigues Lima. Finally in 2007, the old hotel was demolished and all the equipment and furniture was donated to local charity organizations.
A total of 59 guestrooms including 2 suites, all of them equipped with terraces and facing the Atlantic Ocean.
All rooms have free wireless Internet, iPhone / iPad / iPod docking station, 40’ Smart TV, coffee / tea Maker and bathrooms with bathtub and walk-in rain shower with chromo-therapy separated from the bedroom by an elegant glass wall.
• Number of suites: 2 – 70 sqm – Ocean views –Terrace
Stylish places to relax and rejuvenate, our suites surround you with generous comforts and amenities.
Enjoy nature at its best from your spacious terrace, overlooking the Ocean and breathe in the fragrance of Atlantic blossoms from the gardens below. The separate bedroom promises uninterrupted tranquillity, decorated in light tones, exuding spaciousness and comfort. Exclusive access to the InterContinental Club lounge.
• Number of Ocean View Club rooms: 19 – 44 sqm – Ocean Views – Terrace
A truly memorable experience where, in addition to the stunning views, guests have exclusive access to the InterContinental Club lounge.
• Number of Ocean View Deluxe rooms: 16 – 38 sqm – Ocean Views – Terrace
Awaken your senses with views of the glistening Atlantic Ocean from Ocean Deluxe Rooms.
• Number of Garden View Superior rooms: 22 – 28sqm – Garden Views – Balcony or Terrace
Get close to nature with views of our lavish gardens from our Garden View Superior Rooms.
Restaurants & Bars
The Atlântico is not only an ocean but a must-have gastronomic experience.
• The Atlântico Bar & Restaurant
It is adjacent to the hotel and housed in an elegant area with capacity for 50 people indoors and 52 in the outdoor terrace. Here you can enjoy authentic Portuguese flavors prepared with the freshest local seafood and fish. All dishes are created by our renowned Executive Chef Jorge Fernandes. For a more relaxed meal, the restaurant also offers an array of seafood, meat and rustic tapas with delightful champagne pairings.
• Our Lobby Lounge
The Lobby Lounge serves a lavish buffet breakfast in the morning with the Atlantic Ocean in the background. The lobby lounge also features a covered outdoor terrace which opens up for stunning views over the water. A menu with light food dishes and snacks is available throughout the day.
• Ocean Spot Bar
As the name suggests, our pool bar is only a few steps from to the Atlantic Ocean and it´s the perfect place to enjoy light-meals and freshly pressed juices throughout the day. It’s the ideal spot to meet up with friends or hold an informal business meeting. If you would like to finish your day with a great retreat, surround Pool bar at sunset time and enjoy a cocktail.
• Exterior pool surrounded by beautiful gardens
• Fitness : provides all the latest cardiovascular equipment by Life-Fitness and areas for free weights and stretching.
• Spa : features an indoor pool, sauna, steam bath, ice cascade and four private treatment rooms offering a wide selection of treatments and services such as massages, facial and beauty treatments, spa programs, body treatments, hair dresser and special treatments for men. Ritual Spa by InterContinental Estoril uses products from the well-known Elemis brand.
Corporate & Celebration Events
In a modern and contemporary style, equipped with the latest AV technology, our meeting and event room offer 78 sqm of space filled with natural day light and ideal for groups of up to 50 people. This space can be customized and adapted to any type of social or business event.
Fancy an unforgettable and unique experience for your delegates? A sunset dinner or cocktail cruise can be arranged where guests can network against the stunning backdrop of a setting sun and the azure waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
Who says one can’t mix business with pleasure? Great minds meet here.
Extra Notable Features
We can assist you with Golf reservations in one of the many award-winning golf courses in Estoril, Cascais and Lisbon region.
Other activities possible in the region include surfing, sailing, stand-up paddling, windsurfing, kite surfing, water skiing, fishing, helicopter tours, jeep tours, horse riding, mountain biking, yoga and cooking classes.
Hotel and restaurant Awards
World LuxuryHotelAwards : LuxuryCoastalHotel winner (Portugal)
TripadvisorTravelers’ Choice 2017: ranked nr. 2 in the 25 best hotels in Portugal
Number of employees