The riverside walk in Oeiras, better known as the paredão, is a fantastic place to walk or cycle in Lisbon. It begins by the beach in Paço d’Arcos and ends at Praia da Torre, passing by the dock, saltwater ocean pool, and various beaches in the area. It is very popular amongst the local inhabitants for walking, sport and enjoying the excellent weather that it experiences most of the year.
Come and discover one of the places with the best quality of life in Lisbon, where the relaxed ambiance and sea air combine in calm and perfect harmony, epitomizing your stay in the Researchers' House.
Lisbon has great waves on its doorstep, waves that will be remain nearly all year-round. Oeiras is a great base for a surf holiday, all around the city there is a huge variety of waves and surf spots, many world famous such as Carcavelos surf beach.
Carcavelos surf beach is one of the best known surf spots in the Lisbon area and in Portugal. It is on a 10 minutes drive from the Lisbon city center and gets consistent waves most of the year. Carcavelos offers many peaks and is good for all skill levels, with lots of local surf schools offering equipment and surf lessons such as, Angels Surf School ,Old School Surf School ,Carcavelos Surf School. After a surf at Carcavelos you can sit back and watch the sunset and a number of cafe's and bars on the beachfront. Getting to Carcavelos is very easy from the Researchers' House, you can simply have a nice stroll there.
If you’re a bike lover or BTT lover, the council of Oeiras has committed to soft mobility and built biking tracks in inspiring landscapes such as parks, gardens, and riverfront areas. Placed 5 minutes cycling away from Researchers' House, Carcavelos Bikepark offers you BMX adventure you are looking for.
Hosting the Oeiras ATP Open since 1987 makes the Oeiras surrounded by number of tennis facilities. Some of them are JCS Tennis Academy, Beach Tennis Coaching One Way, Carcavelos Ténis e Padel.
Oeiras provides you the opportunity with its parks, beaches with the wawes that you can surf, historical places, sports facilities. Researchers House' awaits you in the best place you can be in Lisbon.