Situated on Europe’s most westerly point, Cascais presents seven memorable and unique golf experiences, exceptional gastronomy, and a calm way of life. Showcasing its natural beauty of the Sintra Mountains and the panoramic Atlantic Ocean, Cascais poses a calming yet eccentric environment with a dedication to exceptional customer service and experiences. Cascais is unlike any other golfing destination in Europe, so we welcome you to play
Bernardo Correa de Barros, President Visit Cascais says: “Cascais is the BEST PLACE TO LIVE FOR A DAY OR A LIFETIME, and as President of Visit Cascais, it is my goal to make Cascais the GO TO golf destination in Southern Europe. With our marketing campaigns, we try to cover all demographics. From inviting ‘influencers’ who reach a younger audience to having well written articles in the various golf and lifestyle magazines to reach the more established golfer contingency worldwide so partnering with the EGTMA and their journalist members is a perfect fit to reach golfers worldwide. With the GOLF PASSPORT by Cascais, we have created a value proposition that undoubtedly will support our local tourist trade enormously. You are very welcome to come and play with us for a day or a lifetime!”
Jo Maes, President of the EGTMA continues: “They say a picture says a thousand words but in equal measure, a thousand well written words creates its own picture. Now in our 17th year, EGTMA members have provided multi million Euro value coverage for destinations and golf resorts worldwide. Teaming up with Visit Cascais is exciting for us as it’s the last destination we visited with the European Writers Golf Tour before we became the EGTMA. So, we’re going full circle and looking forward to help elevate Cascais to the GO TO golf destination in Southern Europe.”
Cascais is a boutique region that offers visitors with an authentic holiday experience all year round, filled with charm, history, world-class gastronomy, sports, and entertainment, as well as exceptional beaches, sea views and panoramic mountain scenery. Located at the most westerly point of Europe, Cascais is known as the EDGE OF THE WORLD, offering visitors access to panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, rocky cliff tops and breath-taking peninsulas throughout the region. Just a short 20-minute drive from Lisbon, the Cascais amenities weave across cobbled streets and include museums, lively bars, exceptional restaurants and an imposing fortress, creating a contemporary ambiance. The region is blessed with pristine sandy beaches of the Portuguese Riviera, historic landmarks and other scenic, blissful locations which all connect, presenting a tranquil getaway for groups and couples to enjoy.
The 7 golf courses in the region are the world renowned Oitavos Dunes and Penha Longa Resort together with Onyria Quinta da Marinha, Estoril Golf, Lisbon Sports Club, Pestana Beloura and Belas Campo de Golf and the Golf Passport covers all of them. Some of the most famous golf designers in Robert Trent Jones Sr and Jr, Arthur Hills and Rocky Roquemore have created some of Portugal’s best golf courses. The golf passport is bookable for B2B customers and also the golfer direct via bookings.visitcascais.com
EGTMA Partners are getting media and general golf industry attention directed to them via all EGTMA channels; web, newsletter, mobile, social and specific promotions based on their requirements and markets. We organise bespoke media trips for journalists from targeted markets which gives partner destinations a unique set off editorials in the leading golf and lifestyle publications.
About the European Golf & Travel Media Association:
Now into its 17th year, the EGTMA has grown out to be the ‘go to’ media organisation to reach golf and media influencers worldwide. EGTMA organises a number of media fam trips during the year and provides golf marketing and PR services to the golf industry. With guaranteed publised articles, having an EGTMA delegation provides the destinations with plenty of coverage in the worlds leading golf, travel and lifestyle magazines.