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Guincho Beach

| Parque Natural Sintra-Cascais, Cascais, Portugal
+351 934 479 075
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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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kite surfers” (23 reviews)
“windy beach” (20 reviews)
“great beach” (42 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| Parque Natural Sintra-Cascais, Cascais, Portugal
+351 934 479 075
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

beautiful beach, kitesurfing paradise (consistent strong wind ) so too crowded for my tasted (although it remains preserved and natural), surrounded by dunes and cliffs. but if you're not a surfer or kitesurfer, probably not the best spot, try beaches on the northern side of...More

Thank dominique v
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful walk across a nature reserve sand dune to an impressive beach. Great scenery and waves! Can be very windy but beautiful soft sand.

Thank Cristina B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Guincho beach is absolutely beautiful. The water is relatively warm and you can go over 50 yards into the water and still be at waist level. The day we visited the wind was relatively calm as was the surf; so ideal conditions. I was told...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely make a visit to this beach you can hire bikes in Cascais and cycle fairly flat following a cycle track

Thank LondonCharlotte
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful views we enjoyed coffee at the 5 star hotel which allowed us to park our bikes in their foyer.

Thank fatmonty2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful long beach with great kite surfers to watch. Perfect for viewing sunset also. Very nice beach bar at the Cabo do Roca end of the beach.

Thank ssheridan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful beach and a must in my opinion if you want to have the "taste" of the Atlantic Ocean. It is very windy and water is super cold so don't expect to have a normal day at the beach. But is a beauty of the...More

Thank Nemy1985
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely wide beach with exquisite soft, golden sand. You can rent sun beds, parasols and windbreaks. Take a sweater as the wind can be cold in the morning - but lovely to watch the surfers, kite surfers etc. Water is not for the faint hearted...More

Thank KatherineLouise
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have travelled a lot through Europe and this beach is stunning. Clean,amazing views,no litter and good parking. Definitely worth a visit. Top tip........take a picnic.

Thank LadyELondon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach caught our eyes on our way passing Cascais to Sintra. We decided to take a break and it was the best break we took traveling around the Lisbon area. The break turned into a day and night. As these pictures taken by my...More

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August 1, 2017|
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Response from BroonNI | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't see your question until now. If you have no car then I would get the train from Cais de sodre station to caiscais , and then get a taxi. Taxi should be around 12 euro and the train is about 3 or 4 euro I... More
February 26, 2015|
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Response from sunshine7571 | Reviewed this property |
You have a Michelin starred restaurant called Furna do Guincho but we didn't eat there. Any restaurant by the seaside in Cascais offers excellent sea food. At Praia do Guincho we liked the Bar do Guincho where they have... More
February 26, 2015|
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Response from hct1948 | Reviewed this property |
In particular, try the restaurant at Estalagem do Forte Muchaxo or Fortelza do Guincho. This latter place has the Michelin star, but for lunch is not OTT