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About Cascais Routes
We were born on waves and grew up on the mountains. This is our place and our passion. Turn your vacation in Portugal, into a journey of discovery and adventure in Cascais and Sintra. All our outdoor activities are carried out by our team of professional local guides and in a safe environment: - Surf lessons / Surf guide - Rock climbing lessons - Hiking / trekking experiences - Sea kayak tours in Cascais and Sesimbra - Mountain bike tours in Sintra-Cascais Natural Park - Private Adventure tours (by van and on foot) - Surf, bouldering equipment rental - Corporate events and team building activities - Birthday parties...& more! Choose an activity, one of our suggested packs or make your own adventurous pack. We’ll craft it for you!! Enough with touristy bays and mudane walks on the beach ; ). Come discover with us the other side of the Cascais village that connects with the legendary mountains of Sintra.
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Make the most of Portugal’s coastal beauty, and enjoy a new way to discover the scenery, with this small-group, sea-kayaking tour. Meet your guide in the resort town of Cascais, and get acquainted with your gear, plus basic kayaking maneuvers. Then, head out onto the water to enjoy a one-of-a-kind perspective on the shoreline. This beginner-friendly tour will be adapted to suit your skills and experience level.
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Looking for a fun surf experience?

Learn to surf with us in Cascais or take your surfing to the next level while getting to know some of the best and most beautiful surfing beaches in Lisbon area!

Our local certified surf instructors are passionate about surfing and take having fun in the outdoors seriously. They will adapt the surf lesson to your level and will make your experience FUN, SAFE and UNIQUE!

The usual surf spots are Guincho beach and Carcavelos beach but your instructors will take into account your surfing knowledge and the daily surfing conditions to choose the appropriate surf spot for you.

Come have fun and catch your first wave with us!
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Come have a great rock climbing experience with Cascais Routes on the sea cliffs of sunny Cascais. Don´t worry if you are a complete beginner! We will adapt the climbing lesson to your level and we will make your experience SAFE, FUN and UNIQUE.

The climbing spot is usually protected from winds and allows for a delightful climbing while enjoying the breeze, the sound of the splashing waves and the seagulls.
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from $84.22
The rock climbing lesson takes place on the sea cliffs of sunny Cascais. The spot is usually protected from winds and allows for a delightful climbing while enjoying the breeze, the sound of the splashing waves and the seagulls. If you are in Lisbon area you cannot miss visiting Cascais! To make the most out of your day you can combine the climbing lesson with walking along beautiful cobbled streets in Cascais and swimming in its great beaches.
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What about a mountain bike ride in beautiful Sintra-Cascais Natural Park? The breeze, the smell of the forest and the sea, the sound of nature, the healing views... We can immerse you into Sintra’s forest or ride along the Atlantic Ocean in Cascais. Whatever your mood and feelings, that day we will adjust the level and scenery to suit you best.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent all day with joao, doing rock climbing, a surf lesson and also kayaking! We had so much fun :) JOAO IS THE BEST GUIDE IN CASCAIS💥

Thank masomariia
Reviewed July 17, 2019

I've done trips with Joao before - he took my group of friends out over a full day of amazing activities - but this time was with my family (including young kids). We had a great kayak around the bay in perfect weather then afterwards...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank bigcitylondon
Reviewed July 3, 2019

João was such a lovely, fun and patient guide - and the beach where we did our surf lesson was gorgeous. We also did boulder climbing, and sport climbing on the sea cliffs. Sintra, where we had our picnic and bouldered, was beautiful, and our...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank iseult h
Reviewed June 10, 2019 via mobile

I booked a kayaking trip with Joao a couple of days before. I have done a bit of kayaking before so was delighted when Joao suggested we go out around the harbour & along the coast. The wind was starting to lift the waves a...More

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Reviewed June 9, 2019

We had an amazing half a Sesimbra kayak tour with Cascais Routes! We were a group of 4. We even got the chance to climb a cool seacliff and jump to the sea! Amazing!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank djicesariny
Reviewed May 31, 2019

My partner and I were in Portugal for a family trip, and wanted to climb but didn't have space for all the gear. Joao was awesome - great communication throughout, and easily made plans for us despite our rather last minute request. Despite having already...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank BigJDub12
Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

We really enjoyed kayaking! Everything was very good organised. For sure we will do surfing course! Thank you for your time and sharing expirience with us!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank OlgaT1376
Reviewed May 22, 2019

I could not imagine that it was so good climbing with those profecionals guys and on an amazing place bear by The sea. Thanks

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Jose F
Reviewed May 22, 2019 via mobile

We did a Kajak-tour in cascais with joão and enjoyed it totally! We had such fun and joão is an amazing guide - awesome experience that i can totally recommend! :) we also got additional super nice photos from the tour from him!

Thank johagru
Reviewed May 1, 2019

Joao and his team are brilliant and the two hikes they took us on were amazing. Well worth doing. Make sure you pay extra and get picked up!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Michael M
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