Forte da Cruz Summary
At the request of the Portuguese monarchy, Forte da Cruz built in the 17th century. Mostly used as the summer retreat for the Royal Court, by the late 19th century, Forte da Cruz became synonymous with glitz and glamour. By association, the Estoril Coast began to draw in the crowds for its luxury, style and affluence. It’s a match made in heaven for destination weddings!
The Estoril Coast
The Palace overlooks Tamariz Beach, a stretch of golden sand in Estoril. Ideally, the chic village of Cascais is nearby, and the Lisbon Airport is only 20 minutes away. Logistically, it’s a fabulous spot for a destination wedding. Not only will you find some of Portugal’s best beaches and boardwalks that link for romantic walks there are elegant restaurants and chic bars. Best of all the famous casino of Estoril, known for its role in the James Bond007 films, sits just next door.
Luxury Wedding Venue
As a venue, Forte da Cruz is ideal for many reasons. Firstly, if you dream of marrying on the sand, then you can’t get much closer than this as Forte da Cruz. The property sits right at the top of the beach. Just imagine… your wedding photographs will be spectacular with this backdrop of a golden shore, blue ocean and fabulous sunsets.
While the Fort itself is indeed grand, impressive and rich in history, the interior has been brought up to date. State of the art amenities for every kind of event are found at Forte de Cruz. For example, there are Gorgeous ceremony spaces, panoramic terraces for cocktails, large dining areas and a spacious hall that is ideal for dancing the night away.
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