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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Parque Natural Sintra-Cascais, Cascais, Portugal
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+351 934 479 075
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Guincho beach is truly beautiful and unspoiled, pretty much deserted out of season and a must for die hard windsurfers. The water is super cold and tricky, lots of powerful currents and big waves at times. During the season there are life guards in some of the beaches but out of
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This is a fabulous occasion and although most of the restaurants are expensive, its just a short taxi ride to Cascais.
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We came across Guincho beach on a drive out of Cascais. Couldn’t believe how wild it was compared to the calm waters in Cascais. It is amazing,the weather wasn’t great unfortunately,so no sunbathing for us,so we watched the many surfers taking advantage of the huge waves,it was
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Looks good to see, but a beach I question. Maybe good for a stroll in settled weather. Think it is possibly a bit overrated.
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This beach is unbelievable. I spent the afternoon there and thoroughly enjoyed myself. It is not far from town, so grab a rental bike and head out. There are many restaurants, and enjoying coffee or lunch is a terrific option.
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