Hostels in Cascais, Portugal

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Get to know Cascais (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Cascais. To help you make friends with Cascais before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Cascais is a charming and coastal city near Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. During the day you can visit the center of the city (a small but picturesque village, which retains their old architecture and has a lot of shops, cafes, and small markets with art crafts), relax on the amazing beaches, visit the marina (see the beautiful landscapes while you're having a drink), and the Casa da Guia (a beautiful place to have a good brunch with amazing views of the landscapes on the coast).

At night, enjoy the amazing nightlife with a lot of bars and fancy discos. During the summer, drive about five minutes to Estoril, which is also a good option for a good nightlife, with bars and discos located on the beach, which gives a good atmosphere. If you feel lucky, visit one of the best and oldest casinos in Portugal, Estoril Casino, which has a lot of live shows (check their schedule during your stay).

Near Cascais, you have a lot of places to visit, like Guincho Beach, with fancy cafes and restaurants where you can enjoy the amazing sea coast with golden sand. This place is particularly good for water sports like surfing and kite surfing. Boca do Inferno has natural beauty with amazing cliffs on the water. Praia Grande is a beautiful but small beach, where you can relax or eat a good meal of fresh fish or shellfish. Sintra is one of the most beautiful places in Portugal, with amazing monuments, history, and gardens.

There are not so many hostels in Cascais, but they are clean and with a good relation of quality/price. In Cascais hostels, expect really friendly people who will make you feel like you're home.

Written by local enthusiast for Cascais hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Cascais hostels Grace

FAQ about Cascais Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Cascais. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Cascais. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Cascais costs on average $34 for a dorm. A hostel in Cascais with private rooms costs on average $124. shows all 13 Hostels in Cascais. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 13 hostels in Cascais, Portugal. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Cascais such as
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Nice Way Cascais & Surf Camp is the best rated hostel for partying in Cascais.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Cascais

Your Packing List for Cascais

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Cascais Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Cascais, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
13 Total number of hostels
$34 Average dorm price
$124 Average private room price
$21 Cheapest hostel in Cascais
Eco Ljmonade Hostel is the cheapest
7 Party hostels in Cascais
Nice Way Cascais & Surf Camp is the best rated
5.1 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Estoril (3 Km / 2 mi.)
Parede, Cascais (6 Km / 4 mi.)
Carcavelos (8 Km / 5 mi.)
Oeiras (10 Km / 6 mi.)
Sintra (11 Km / 7 mi.)
Gouveia (14 Km / 9 mi.)
Colares (13 Km / 8 mi.)

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