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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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  • We love to come here for Sunday brunch, to sit under the umbrellas in the sun and enjoy the ocean breezes. They open at 12:30. The menu selection is unusually large, and we haven't ordered anything th...  more »
  • excited, enchantment, really nice I'm Portugal, there's that say the beaches are endless, quiet little town I've seen delinquency
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  • Although it often very windy, it is a fantastic beach and where you will find some of the best hotels, (Fortress) and restaurants (puerto de Santa Maria).
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