5 Day Incentive Itinerary
After a short 15-minute drive from the airport, check in at the Hotel and let a mouth-watering brunch –with views of the Hotel's garden and the Park VII– revive you.
- Hop on the famed "28" tram, which winds through Lisbon's cobblestone streets and historical sites.
- Browse the Hotel's 600 museum-caliber pieces of Portuguese contemporary art.
- Unwind by the pool, or pamper yourself in the Award-winning Spa.
- Work out in the rooftop fitness centre, which affords spectacular, panoramic views of the city.
- Sample Portuguese hospitality with one of these welcome theme events: "A Taste of Portugal" – A Portuguese culinary experience that showcases the richness of the local gastronomy, highlighting the unique flavors of Portugal's different regions; "The Discoveries" – A culinary voyage that follows the routes of the great Portuguese seafarers, blending flavors and spices from Asia, Africa and Brazil.
- Depart or a riverside visit to the city's most significant monuments, the Belém Tower and the Hieronimite Moastery (both listed as UNESCO world heritage sites), and the Monument of Discoveries. At a quick pit stop you'll savor typical Portuguese custard tarts, Pastéis de Belém. Lunch at Casa do Leão within the walls of the castle.
- Join a regatta or go sailing with personal skippers along the Tagus River.
- Explore Lisbon's most picturesque, quarter aboard a vintage BMW motorcycle sidecar.
- Enjoy a port-tasting at the National Institute of Porto Wine.
- Dine like royalty a Queluz Palace, the former residence of the Kings of Portugal.
- Drive along the coastline from Lisbon to the elegant seaside town of Cascais, and see Cabo do Roca, the most westerly point of continental Europe.
- After a stunning horse show put on by the renowned Equestrian School of Leziria, enjoy lunch in the Colares wine cellar surrounded by oak barrels and nearly 15,000 litres (3,900 quarts) of wine. Guests will escorted to their tables by monks holding torches.
- Introduction to wind-surfing, surfing, kite-surfing, or body-boarding at Guincho Beach.
- A ride through the mountain of Sintra at the wheel of your own Jeep.
- Walking tour of Sintra, UNESCO world heritage town, with its fabulous palaces and old mansions.
- A horseback ride along Guincho Beac and its surrounding dunes.
- Dine in the revamped docks area, where former warehouses overlook the Lisbon Marina, having been tranformed into one of the city's trendiest nightspots.
- By crossing the 25th of April Bridge over the Togus River to Azeitão –famous for its cheese and wine– you can visit the José Maria da Foncesca Wine Estate and enjoy lunch with members of the family that has owned the estate for over 200 years.
- Visit the internationally renowned Berardo Private Collection, on loan to the CCB, showcasing names such as Picasso, Miro, Bacon, Duchamp, and Warhol, among many others; then move to the Gulbenkian Complex, featuring yet another private collection of Persian art, Egyptian sculptures, and also containing two Pre-Raphaelite paintings.
- Visit the cobblestoned lanes of Alfama, one of Lisbon's oldest districts.
- Dine inside the magificent cloisters of the Jerónimos Monastery, where each column is differently carved with coils of rope, sea monsters, coral, and other sea motifs, evoking the Portuguese sea-faring tradition; or, at the Campo Pequeno Bullring, where a traditional horseman on Portuguese Lusitano horse fights the bull without killingthe animal, unlike in our neighboring country, Spain.
- Choose between these two charming excursions: The Alentejo region and the UNESCO world heritage town of Evora; or, Obidos, a walled, medieval town resembling an open museum, and Mafra, with its famous 18th century convent.
- Lunch at leisure.
- Improve your swing at one of the twelve golf courses located around Lisbon.
- Enjoy the thrilling car races at the Estoril Racetracks.
- Experience a shopper's paradise at trendy or traditional stores for linens, glassware, and delightful pastries in winding streetswith scenic belvederes overlooking small terraces awaiting a photgrapher's eye.
- The farewell evening will start with a cocktail in the Almada Negreiros Lounge, or in the Hotel garden, followed by a gala dinner in the magnificent Pedro Leitão Ballroom. Decorated by the renowned Espirito Santo Foundation, and adorned with tapestries created by Pedro Leitão, one of the most acclaimed artists of contemporary art, this impressive room is the perfect venue for the memorable grand finale of an unforgettable program.