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Strategically located in the central region of Portugal - Praia da Vieira, Marinha Grande and Caldas da Rainha - almost at the same distance from the cities of Lisbon and Porto, the four hotels that make up the CRISTAL HOTELS GROUP, constitute a multivariate offer of high quality services .

We offer four hotels on the route of the great tourist centers of excellence - Fátima, Nazaré, Batalha, Óbidos, S.Martinho do Porto, Alcobaça ...

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Known as the capital of Glass and Molds, in the central region of Portugal. This city is located a few kilometers from Praia da Vieira, S. Pedro de Moel Beach, and Nazaré beach that enrich the silver coast.


Town with an impunente castle, that throughout the centuries always enchanted kings and queens. It is a city of historical treasures and dreams and is bathed by the Lis River.


It is an old fisherman's beach and an excellent tourist and holiday resort. This beach is circumscribed by the Lis River and the famous Pinhal de Leiria. You can enjoy the sea, the beach and the various terraces scattered by the sea and located on the sand. Even today it is possible to watch the famous Xávega art. Every day, if the sea allows, the fishermen go to the sea and return with nets full of fish ...

There are several pedestrian paths in this area that allow you to discover more hidden corners and riches of fauna and flora. This beach is known for its unparalleled regional cuisine and it is here that the famous "Seafood Rice of Praia da Vieira" is eaten, elected one of the 7 wonders of Portuguese gastronomy (in 2011).


S.PEDRO DE MOEL BEACH: This beach is located in the municipality of Marinha Grande, between Pinhal do Rei and the Atlantic Ocean. It is a beach sheltered in a shell and aristocratic, surrounded by the famous Pinhal de Leiria.


It is the most typical beach in Portugal. Known for its extensive white sand, with a sea full of iodine, it grows blue in the morning and becomes silver in the afternoon. In the famous waves of this beach slide surfboards and body-board. It was famous the giant wave, about 30 meters long, in the North Beach and known for Grand Canyon of Nazareth, which the world-renowned surfer Garrett McNamara dominated spectacularly in 2011.

The tradition remains on this beach, famous for the 7 skirts of the Nazarene women who parade along the sidewalk of the seafront and the carapaces extended by the sand to gild in the sun. From the "Sítio" you have an imposing view of this beautiful beach.


This city has the famous Monastery of Santa Maria de Alcobaça, a Gothic monument and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, elected in 2007, one of the 7 wonders of Portugal. It was started by the Cistercian monks in 1178. The church and the cloisters are of a unique beauty. It houses the famous tombs of D. Pedro and D. Inês de Castro and refers to the beautiful love story that united these two lovers.


In this city is located the imposing Monastery of Santa Maria da Vitória (XIV - XVI century), a work of Portuguese Gothic art and classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a national point of reference. Special mention to the Chapel of the Founders with its magnificent stained glass windows, cloisters and imperfect chapels.


It is one of the most important religious centers in the world. His sanctuary receives thousands of pilgrims. Its importance derives from the apparitions of Our Lady to 3 little children, Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta. Being the date of May 13, 1917, the date of the first apparition in Cova da Iria, the best known.

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