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Guincho Beach, Cascais

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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 travel itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Cascais has to offer, including Guincho Beach.
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  • This is a an area of small villages that are filled with nice shops, bars, restaurants all connected by a superb boardwalk and many small and scenic beaches. You can walk along for miles and never run...  more »
  • Great beach , clean and had life guards watching over everyone . Good for surfers and paddlers / sunbathing etc . Not so good for swimmers as ther are rip tides .  more »
  • Lovely spot but no facilities for tourists at all, bar several seriously obscenely priced restaurants.  more »