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Sesimbra 2970, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful trip to Sesimbra and beautiful beach Each morning we walked the Beach with many others enjoying the scenery and people watching

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank newfie208
Reviewed August 10, 2019

We took an Uber from Lisbon to Sesimbra California Beach (~40min. drive, ~33 euros one way). It was 3 of us so splitting an Uber was reasonable. This fishing village is beautiful. It's not on the train tracks so getting to it is not easy...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 22, 2019

If you are around Lisbon, you can rent a car and straight through the XXV April bridge you can enjoy the extraordinary town of Sesimbra. Old fashion town on the straight on the sea with dozen of fresh fish restaurants, shops and bar. The skyline...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 21, 2019

Family friendly safe beach with lifeguards and green cross posts. Very clean beach with pale powdery sand, raked every day

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

This is the waterfront to the town of Sesimbra. It's a reasonably long stretch of beach that's not overly wide, which gives you easy access to all the shops and restaurants of Sesimbra. It's calm and clean... and in the summer it is pretty crowded.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank MaxOregon
Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

I went out of the season, so the beach was really great to relax and take some sun, there was just a few people there. The water is really calm with no waves but the water is really cold.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

Doesn't matter which you choose, both California and Ouro are incredible beaches. We'd rented an Air BnB on Ouro end of town, so did spend more time there. California did seem a little less crowded when we were there, but I also think it was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

We want to Sesimbra by bus, from Lisbom, and it was really nice and comfortable. We stayed for a day, walked around the old town and by the seacoast. We had a wonderful meal, fresh fish, in a good restaurant. It's a very beautiful p,ace...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Marisa R
Reviewed October 16, 2018

of facilities makes it a challenge if you’re not staying nearby. There are no changing rooms, shower or toilets. Our concierge in Palmela said the facilities were removed because too many people were using the beach facilities for daily showers. The beach itself is lovely...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

The view is just breathtaking. It's peaceful so if you just want to take pictures and relax is the perfect place to do so.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from MaxOregon | Reviewed this property |
Yes, on the street, although those spaces are usually filled in the summer, but there’s also a large parking garage at the end of the street that almost always has parking available.