There is a city waiting for you. Be a part of it
Take a break from work. Discover the the main points of interest and services in the SANA Metropolitan surroundings.
- Cidade Universitária de Lisboa – It's the main university campus of Lisbon, with the University of Lisbon, ISCTE and Portuguese Catholic University in the same area
- University Stadium – The largest sports complex in Lisbon, with swimming pools, gyms, athletics tracks, tennis courts, football and rugby pitches, among many other facilities. It also boasts a large outdoor area where you can stroll among the trees or work out on the jogging course
- Portuguese Equestrian Society - The Campo Grande Hippodrome is a place to visit if you enjoy horses and horsemanship
- Lisbon Zoo - Quite close to the hotel, the Zoo deserves a visit. There are several activities that allow to know better the different species that inhabit the Zoo
- Torre do Tombo National Archive - An important collection of Portuguese heritage with original documents from the 9th century to the present day
- Railway stations - In the surroundings you will find Entrecampos and Sete Rios railway stations, that connect to the main stations of Oriente and Santa Apolónia
- Campo Grande Gardens - A beautiful garden, right in the middle of Lisbon, where you can stroll, jog or ride a bike
- Shopping Centres - Close by you can find many shopping centers like the Twin Towers, Colombo and El Corte Inglés. In all of them there are movie theaters
How to go
- For shopping, the Saldanha shopping centers - yellow metro line - and the Corte Ingles, in the San Sebastian neighborhood - blue metro line - give you a wide range of options. Both are only 10 minutes away from SANA Metropolitan if you choose to drive.
- The proximity to the Praça de Espanha - blue metro line - is another positive thing about SANA Metropolitan: from here, if you choose to go by car, you can easily go to all parts of Lisbon or, if you prefer, visit places like Sintra, Estoril, Cascais and Costa da Caparica.
- From SANA Metropolitan to the historic center of Lisbon is very simple: 10 minutes way on foot to the metro station of Praça de Espanha or Sete Rios - both in the blue metro line - and then a 15 minute trip to Restauradores.
Why not explore the surroundings of Lisbon?
Lisbon is a city that truly deserves your full attention, but be sure to visit some of the capital's surroundings, just half an hour away, and where you will find some of the most beautiful landscapes in Europe.
Cascais / Estoril / Carcavelos
From SANA Malhoa to the beaches of Cascais, the trip lasts 30 minutes by car. At Calouste Gulbenkian Av., right next to the SANA Malhoa, you'll find the A5 highway sign. Follow this direction.
From Cais do Sodré - green metro line and then train - You can also make the journey by train to Carcavelos, Estoril or Cascais, since all these locations have a train station and the beach right next door.
Costa da Caparica
You can also try the beaches across the Tagus in Costa da Caparica. From SANA Lisboa to the beaches of the Costa it's 20/25 minutes. At Calouste Gulbenkian Av. take the Eixo Norte/Sul and then follow the A2 sign. After you cross the 25 de Abril Bridge follow the signs to Costa da Caparica.
The town of Sintra is one of the most beautiful in the country. Full of history, palaces, castles, regional food and a medieval environment, Sintra is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The train - at Rossio train station, metro station Restauradores - is the simplest way to reach this destination. It's 45 minutes away.