Guincho Beach, Cascais

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Beach · Nature / Park
Famous for its wide stretch of fine sand and massive breakers, Guincho Beach attracts world-class surfers from around the globe. Located on the country's Atlantic coast, the sandy beach lies just 5 km (3.1 mi) from the small town of Cascais. Although the strong undertow can be dangerous for inexperienced swimmers, the favorable winds make this stretch of the coastline a good spot to perfect your windsurfing or kite-surfing skills. Several surf camps and schools offer equipment rentals and lessons for all ages and skill levels. Before you head to Cascais, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Cascais trip planner, to make sure you see all that Cascais has to offer, including Guincho Beach.
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  • One of my favorite beach - I love the vibe, views , surfing and bars . It is easily accessible from Cascais via picturesque road along the side. Especially by bike! Can you ask for more?  more »
  • The scene is so breath taking, large waves, people parasailing and walking along the beach on the walking path. Nice place to stop and have a cup of coffee and lite lunch. Watch a beautiful sunset...  more »
  • ❤️ Best beach 🏖
  • Great place to hangout, watch surfers/kite surfers and have a beer or drink of your choice at one of the beachbars

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