For a perfect stay in the Portuguese capital, this small apartment is located in Alcântara, a quiet neighborhood with several attractions, easy access to downtown Lisbon and to the beach. It's a flat in a 5º floor with everything you need.
Possessing all the amenities for a perfect stay in the Portuguese capital, this apartment is located in Alcântara, a quiet neighborhood with several attractions, easy access to downtown Lisbon and also to the beach (Costa de Caparica), since it is located near the famous bridge 25 de Abril (20 minute drive).
With one bedroom (w/ double bed), a living room and a fully equipped kitchen, which also contains a microwave for quick meals and espresso machine, this apartment is the perfect accommodation for two or three persons (the sofa should do the trick ). Wi-Fi connection allows you to keep track of everything going on in the world. With a dream view over the Tagus, this 5th floor apartment provides total privacy. There is no elevator – consider it a stairway to heaven.
Regarding Alcântara, this is a quarter located at a 5 minute distance from one of the busiest and fashion areas of Lisbon nightlife - the Alcântara Docks, along the Tagus River - and, even closer, the LX Factory, an industrial area transformed into cultural and recreational factory which has become the trendiest place in town, reflecting what is most modern in Lisbon. It also has the advantage of having on its back the largest natural park in Lisbon, the Monsanto Park, where you can stroll, go for long bicycle paths, attending shows and experiment radical sports.
This Lisbon neighborhood also benefits from being within 5 minutes of Belém - the most visited tourist area of Lisbon due to the Jerónimos Monastery, the Cultural Centre of Belém and the famous factory of Patéis de Belém - and 15 minutes from the historic center, with its symbolic São Jorge Castle and the Terreiro do Paço.
In the immediate vicinity of this apartment, you will find essential services like supermarkets (Lidl, Minipreço and Pingo Doce), a market, pharmacy, numerous cafes, good restaurants and a post office (150 meters). The varied range of public transport guarantee you a brief and easy access to all points of the city.
The beaches of Costa de Caparica were considered the best urban beaches in the world and Alcântara is the best point of Lisbon to access them. There is a train station that takes you on a fantastic 25 minute journey along the sea to the sumptuous and irresistible city of Cascais. Endless possibilities await you in Alcântara.
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