Estoril is just 20km away from Lisbon Airport
so if you choose to book your car hire to be waiting for you on arrival at the airport, you only have a half hour drive to the resort. Alternatively, you can arrange your car hire from Lisbon
itself, the capital of Portugal or from one of our suppliers in Estoril. Just check out the best option for you using our search engine and you will see we have a range of rental cars including cabriolets and SUVS and different collection points so that you can explore all the surrounding areas at your own convenience.
Estoril used to be a fishing port but is now a bustling resort, at one time it was called the Portuguese Benidorm
. There is a lot to do in this area! If you get tired of the beach you can use your hire car to get to the nation's elegant capital, Lisbon and shop or see all the attractions the city has to offer. For a quiet day out, head for Sintra Cascais National Park. Take a short walk to Cascais
and enjoy the marina and restaurants. For a little history, drive to Sintra and see the palaces and moorish castle with a mountain backdrop.
Why RhinoCarHire is Your Estoril Companion:
- Coastal Cruising: Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Estoril coastline, traveling seamlessly between beaches and viewpoints.
- Flexible Itinerary: Unshackle from the bounds of public transport to create a travel itinerary that’s uniquely yours.
- Top-notch Travel: With RhinoCarHire's fleet of vehicles, enjoy a travel experience tailored to the elegance of Estoril.
Driving Essentials in Estoril:
- Nearest Airport: Lisbon Portela Airport is around 30 km away. A 30-minute drive via the A5 motorway will bring you to Estoril's heart.
- Tolls: The A5 is a tolled route. RhinoCarHire can provide guidance on toll payments or even recommend scenic, toll-free routes.
- Road Conditions: Roads in Estoril are well-maintained, but it's advisable to be cautious on coastal roads, particularly in wet conditions.
- Traffic: Estoril generally has mild traffic, but expect some congestion during peak holiday seasons.
- Parking: Various parking spots are scattered around Estoril, including near the beaches and the casino. Always adhere to parking signages.
Must-Visit Spots in Estoril with RhinoCarHire:
- Estoril Casino: Park nearby and immerse yourself in the glamour and thrill of Europe's largest casino.
- Tamariz Beach: A short drive from the town center, this beach is perfect for sunbathing and offers a picturesque view of Estoril's seafront.
- Estoril Circuit: For motorsport enthusiasts, a drive to this historic race track is a must. Check their calendar for any ongoing events.
- Estoril Gardens: Located adjacent to the casino, park your car and take a leisurely stroll through these beautifully landscaped gardens.
- Cruz Fort: Drive to this sea-facing fort, which now hosts a charming restaurant, offering both history and culinary delights.
Maximizing Your Estoril Experience with RhinoCarHire:
- Navigation is Key: Ensure you have an updated GPS or a reliable navigation app to make the most of your Estoril journey.
- Night-time Views: Consider driving to the coastal viewpoints in the evening for a mesmerizing sunset over the Atlantic.
- Early Bookings: To ensure the best choice of vehicles and rates, book your ride with RhinoCarHire ahead of your travel dates.
With Estoril's mix of glamour, history, and natural beauty, every journey becomes a story in itself. And with RhinoCarHire by your side, you're sure to craft memories filled with the elegance and excitement that Estoril promises. Embark, enjoy, and embrace the Estoril experience!