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 trip planner, to make sure you see all that Cascais has to offer, including Guincho Beach.
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  • I love the winch, I only wish to be always wind, but it's gorgeous, wild and peaceful. Stunning landscape
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  • Beautiful beach, beautiful view, beautiful ocean:) I was in March, but I found a great weather, so the wind was not so noticeable. Recommend rent a bicycle in the Centre of Cascais and go to the beach very well maintained path along the ocean.
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  • Is the best beach! Has wind and the sea but still dangerous, is the best beach! The air, space, nature, etc. makes the winch to be special. Just for anyone who loves the beach and water sports.
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  • Beautiful beach. It's got wind, waves and stunning landscapes. I biked here from Carcavelos on my one speed! It was a spectacular and easy ride. Total time was about 3 hours to get there! Rode back to Caiscais and took the train home! Solid day!
  • Beautiful beach, great for surfing and parking is easy.
  • Beautiful beach for watching the sunset
  • Amazing beach!
  • Great.. But almost always with a lot ofwind..

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