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Lisbon

Cycling
Fishing
The provinces surrounding Buenos Aires provide varied fishing experiences depending on your taste and ability. 
Quinta da Marinha Riding
With 400 different horses to choose from, this riding school has something for everyone, as well as offering trips to the Guincho-Cascais area.
Health Club Solinca
Part of the mammoth Colombo shopping centre, this modern gym offers classes in aerobics, step and yoga, along with a weights gym, solarium and massage centre.
Barriga Killer
Housed in a converted warehouse on the docks, this club offers aerobics, step, weights, sauna and a Turkish bath.
Proiate
Five yachts to rent in the Gib'Sea and Jeanneau ranges.
Hipodromo do Campo Grande
A place to enjoy the spectacle of dressage in all its pomp and finery. Of the two annual dressage events held in Lisbon both take place in the Hipodromo.
Clube VII
The biggest and best health club in Lisbon, Clube VII is English owned, and if you can't find an exercise to your tastes amongst the 150 classes, you never will.
Combatelaser
Do you want the chance to fire off a few rounds at your friends and loved ones but can't face the hassle or pain of balls of paint? Combatelaser might be for you.
Terra Incognita Centro Nautico
A sailing school in Belem, there are ten boats here to hire along with a convenient skipper.
Campo Pequeno
While not to everyone's tastes, bullfighting is undoubtedly part of the local culture, and the Campo Pequeno offers the opportunity to watch the spectacle in one of the oldest bullrings in Europe.
Quinta da Beloura
Panoramic hill-views surround this golf course, which hopefully distracts you from the lake that sits between the 16th and 17th holes.
Surfing
Lisbon is on the coast and where there is sea you will find surfers trying to tame it. Break out the flip flops and board wax and hit the beach.
Royalty Chauffeurs
Sport Lisboa e Benfica
The home of Benfica Lisbon's most famous football team, their newly renovated stadium played host to the 2004 European Championships.
Sporting Club de Portugal
The traditional rivals to Benfica, this is the home of Sporting Lisbon who have recently been seeing some success.
Megacampo
Home of the annual Portuguese Paintball Open, Megacampo styles itself as the best paintball centre on the peninsula.
Holmes Place
Part of the UK fitness chain, Holmes Place is considered one of the more exclusive clubs in Lisbon.
Centro Hipico da Costa do Estoril
Horse-riding is available in Lisbon, and this school offers lessons to riders of all abilities, or alternatively, guided treks to Monseratte and Capuchos.
Blue Heaven
Altis Spa
While most spas in Lisbon are attached to hotels or heath clubs, there are a few out there that are open to non-residents and Altis Belem is one of the best in town.
Palácio Estoril
Óbidos Sailing School
A chance to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, this school offers a range of water sports all set against a tranquil lagoon.
Hotel Real Palácio
Introduced as part of the hotel renovation this tastefully designed health club has good facilities including a sauna, Turkish baths and massage.
Belas Clube de Campo
Portugal is home to many of Europe's finest golf courses, many just outside Lisbon. Belas Clube de Campo, set against the bucolic hills of Sintra, is one of them.
Quinta da Penha Longa
Considered one of the best courses in Europe, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr, Quinta da Penha Longa has played host to Portuguese Open in the past.
Quinta da Marinha Golf
A notable challenge even for an experienced golfer, this course has holes behind cliffs and slopes that lead to the sea.
Lisbon Sports Club
A much more wet and wild golfing experience, this course is crossed by the River Jamor and is the second oldest in Portugal.
Golfe do Estoril
One of the most beautiful courses in Europe, with a training ground toimprove all areas of your game. There is no excuse not to hit the greenat Estoril Sol.

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