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Address: | Parque Natural Sintra-Cascais, Cascais, Portugal
Phone Number:
+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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Tranquil and clean

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

Reviewed 3 days ago
Elaine M
Geneva, Switzerland
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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....

Thank Allan N
Holte, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week 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!

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Lisbon, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 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 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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.

Thank liketotraveltina
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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
Frankfurt, Germany
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Reviewed March 17, 2017

Approx 8.5k from Cascais centre, the stretch of beach used by windsurfers is quite a spectacle to see. On the foot of the nature park and sand dunes aplenty, the waves at the beach are up to 8 meters high on a stormy day. Hence the name, Guincho, which means 'scream'. Difficult to get to without car. There is a... More 

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