Holiday Magnificat is what you get when you combine our property, Casa Magnificat, with the beauty of Azoia village & Cabo da Roca, (Europe's most western point). Enjoy the stunning surf beaches, deep forests and mysterious mountains (where Mary Magdalene is said to have appeared), fine dining in Michelin star restaurants and local restaurants & cafés, character bars like Moinho Don Quixote Windmill bar, colorful markets, fine wine and wine tours, world class golf, sailing, and other sports, gorgeous sun and views, lovely secluded gardens, beautiful terrace and living room views to the Atlantic and the Unesco world heritage natural reserve, close proximity to Sintra's castles and Cascais's seaside promenades, and warm hospitality. Ideal for a romantic getaway, a family retreat, or a central point from which to enjoy the region's many attractions. We call it Holiday Magnificat because we want you to have a magnificent holiday and we will do all we can to make that happen.
Azoia is a beautiful, pristine village in one of Portugal’s most prestigious areas, very near Cabo da Roca, Continental Europe’s most western point. It has four restaurants, two cafés a wonderful character bar/café (Moinho Don Quixote) with exceptional ocean outlooks, local fresh air produce markets, and warm, friendly people. The extensive and lovely Sintra-Cascais National Park is a short walk away, filled with hiking and biking trails, unusual rock formations, deep lush forest, religious areas, castle ruins, and historic convents and monasteries (Santuario de Nossa Senora da Pena, or Convent of the Capuchos). Close by are a variety of fine beaches and ocean walks, including one of Europe’s finest wind-surfing areas, Guincho beach, as well superb restaurants (Michelin star) and a world class golf course (Penha Longa, home of the Portuguese Open. A 20 minute drive or 30 minute bus ride puts you in the elegant city of Sintra with its many stunning castles—the fantasy Pena Palace, the arabesque Monserrate Estate, Castle of the Moors, and the very mysterious Quinta da Regaleira. An equal ride takes you to the lovely ocean town of Cascais with its fine dining and promenades. Wine tours and tastings, surfing and parasailing, guided hikes, and catered dining are just some of the many holiday activities available to our renters.