The resort of Carcavelos is situated along the coast just 12 Kilometers West of Lisbon. Historically Carvavellos was renowned for its wine, however a decline in the wine making industry across the region, has meant that over more recent years the area has become famous for its sports including surfing. With the combination of the golden beaches, and the ocean like conditions make it a real favourite with the surfing community. In addition, there are hundreds of tennis courts dotted along the coastline.
Carcavelos and its neighbouring resorts of Sintra, Cascais and Estoril provide crisp blue water, restaurants, bars and a picturesque boardwalk, which will make your tennis stay a memorable one.
Tennis in Carcavelos
The Riviera Beach Hotel has its own tennis court plus, Carcavelos Tennis Club, situated adjacent to the hotel has an additional seven outdoor clay courts, which are also available to you throughout your stay.
During your tennis club holiday, we will organise for your tennis club members to compete in two seperate tennis competitions against local tennis clubs. Click here for more information
Riviera Beach Hotel
The Riviera Beach is a charming 4 star hotel in Carcavelos positioned just a short walk from the Carcavelos beach, which has the longest stretch of golden sand along the Estoril coast-line.
The hotel has two outdoor swimming pools, surrounded by picturesque gardens and Olive trees.
- 130 Rooms with sea, pool or garden views
- 15 Suites
- Onsite Restaurant
- Onsite tennis court plus a further seven courts adjacent to hotel
- Two Pools with bar area
- Zen Spa (situated nearby)
- Heated indoor pool
- Business centre
- Bar / lounge area
- Shopping mall with 64 shops
- 24 hours room service
- Laundry, dry cleaning and ironing service
The hotel has a comfortable bar and lounge area and is perfect for watching televised tennis matches on the huge wide screen TV. Continue through the bar and this leads you to the Concha Restaurant, which is very popular with the locals for its Contemporary Portuguese cuisine. Why not book a reservation and experience the taste of the regions flavours as they are prepared by Head Chef – Luis Carvalho.
Lunch & dinner is served in a tranquil and informal environment that allows you to relax whilst tasting the combination of regions best flavours during the Haute Cuisine experience. Step just outside the hotel and and you will find the Riviera shopping mall which provides you with a variety of over 60 shops and a large supermarket.
Twin, double & triple rooms are equipped with air conditioning, private bathroom, mini bar, cable TV, free internet, safety deposit box, wardrobe, bathroom with hairdryer and a private veranda.
Suites have one king size bed and a living room with a sofa bed. They sleep two persons in the bedroom, adn can accommodate a further two persons on the existing sofa bed. Each room has a spacious veranda, full bathroom facilities with a spa bath tub, mini bar, cable TV, free internet, safety deposit box, wardrobe, hairdryer and high speed wireless internet (on demand).
Health and Fitness
The Riviera Beach Hotel has there very own SPA which is equipped with sauna, massage rooms, gymnasium and a hot water pool. (Guests of the hotel can uses these facilities at a discounted rate)
For those of you looking for a little something extra then why not visit the Zen Spa which is situated nearby and is designed to provide the ultimate multi-sensory experience. The Zen Spa provides total relaxation in a serene atmosphere, as soft music is transmitted to you along with exotic smells in the form of oils incense and petals.
Dining in Carcavelos
The top three restaurants in the area are:-
Brasa da Bela Vista
If you are a meat lover then this is the place for you. Brasa da Bela Vista is renowned for its grilled meat dishes and and provides a friendly relaxed environment. This is a popular choice with locals and tourists alike and therefore we would recommend aiming to eat early to avoid disapointment.
Pastorinha is respected as being one of the best fish restaurants along the Estoril coast and will provide you with friendly family environment along with a stunning ocan view.
Fancy something a little different then this is the place for you. Providing you with some of the best Indian food in the Lisbon area this is a must for any curry lover.
Activities in Carcavelos
Historically Carvavellos was renowned for its wine, however a decline in the wine making industry across the region, has meant that over more recent years the area has become famous for its sports including surfing.
Why not try your hand at something a little different and either hire some equipment and hit the waves, or book into one of the surf schools and learn how its done! Other possible attractions in the are include visit to vineyards, Praia de Carcavelos (superb beach) and Qubita Da Alagoa fantastic parkland area with tennis courts and cafe.
Getting to Carcavelos
If travelling to Carcavelos then you will need to head into Lisbon Airport, upon arrival we will then transfer you to the resort of Carcavelos which is approximately 45 minutes away.Click here for more information
Carcavelos prices from:-
Price Per Person (Coach Package)
Price Per Person (Flight Package)
|February / March / November||£299||£279|
|April / October||£299||£279|
|May / June / September||£299||£279|
|Single Room (per person, per night)||£20|
|Bank Holidays (per person, per night)||Available on Request|
PLEASE NOTE: Prices are per person based on Twin / Double / triple share rooms with Breakfast included. Supplements will apply for single rooms – price on application. For details relating to free places, supplements abd full details of our booking conditions, please contact one of our tennis ambassadors on 01708 336 996