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Address: | Parque Natural Sintra-Cascais, Cascais, Portugal
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+351 934 479 075
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Lying at the foot of the Sintra hills and facing the Atlantic, this superb...

Lying at the foot of the Sintra hills and facing the Atlantic, this superb beach is not only ideal for wind surfing but also board surfing due to the large breakers.

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A surfer’s paradise

The beach, which is six kilometers west of Cascais is well-known for its clean water and strong winds with huge waves from the Atlantic Ocean. It is a superb spot for serious... read more

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Rijeka, Croatia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The beach, which is six kilometers west of Cascais is well-known for its clean water and strong winds with huge waves from the Atlantic Ocean. It is a superb spot for serious surfers and the coastal road is filled with excellent (and pricey) fish restaurants.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a few hours walking up and down the beach and playing in the surf. The beach is tranquil and clean. Loved it.

Thank Elaine M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

BEST beach IN Portugal, because of it's location and natural beauty...😍 Cascais coast and SINTRA mountain HAVE TO VISIT

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Silkeborg, Denmark
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the beach has a nice view to the harbour and not least the sea. the bathing conditions are great....

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Holte, Denmark
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These beaches are located just outside Cascais and are definitely worth the trip. On your way there you will find many restaurants and beach clubs. The beaches look beautiful and land-inward there are stunning views. The beaches are not overcrowded and you will find from surf-dudes to elderly couples. Everybody happy!

Thank hansmiddelburg
Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This extremely famous beach is in the Cascais area. It's very popular for windsurf because it can be very,very windy. It has nice dunes. There are a few restaurants near by .

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed March 22, 2017

This beach goes on forever.It can be super windy.so bring a sweater. Biking there is a great destination. The restaraunts surrounding the beach are quite pricey-

Thank Wiley L
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed March 22, 2017

My first visit to Guicho was four years ago, when its waves and walls of rock moved my heart. Now that I live here, I return often, on my own, with the dogs (early morning, as they are not allowed after 9 am), and with my love, and my friends. While just walking the long strand relaxes and inspires you,... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed March 21, 2017

Took Electric bikes from Cascais harbour up to Guincho Beach, it was an overcast day so we just sat and watched the waves for a while with a beer.

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Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Nice beach for relaxing. Seems to be an nice surfing spot for kite surfing. Water was cold but it was march.

Thank Sander V

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