by Sarah J.F. Braley | February 11, 2016

On Feb. 24, the 138-room Vivamarinha Hotel & Suites in Cascais, Portugal, a seaside town 30 minutes outside Lisbon, will become the Sheraton Cascais Resort. 

"We have successfully partnered with [owner] United Investments Portugal for over 24 years at Pine Cliffs, a Luxury Collection Resort in the Algarve, positioning it as one of the finest resorts in Europe. We are extremely proud to extend this collaboration and bring a third Sheraton hotel to Portugal," said Michael Wale, president of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Europe, Africa and Middle East. "The signing of this fantastic hotel underlines our strong relationship with UIP and highlights the continued demand for the Sheraton brand as we move toward our goal of adding 150 new Sheraton hotels around the globe by the year 2020."

The resort has a signature restaurant and two bars, a state-of-the-art fitness center, an outdoor pool, and a spa with six treatment rooms and a hydrotherapy suite. For golfers in the group, seven of Portugal's top golf courses are within a 30-minute drive. The property offers about 1,700 square feet of meeting space.

Other Sheraton in Portugal are the 369-room Sheraton Lisbon Hotel & Spa with 12 meeting rooms, and the  266-room Sheraton Porto Hotel & Spa with 16 meeting rooms.