Praia Grande, Sintra
(4.3/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Surfers from all over the world flock to Praia Grande for its moderately large waves and fun atmosphere. This sandy shoreline offers year-round swells and more opportunities for water sports like skimboarding and bodyboarding. With such a long stretch, it's easy to find a space to yourself on the sand or on the waves. Although the waters are slightly colder than on southern beaches, visitors will find plenty of amenities available for a comfortable beach visit. Sun loungers and umbrellas are available for rent, and restaurants are steps past the sand. Use our Sintra travel itinerary maker to arrange your visit to Praia Grande and other attractions in Sintra.
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  • Great stop for a coffee and enjoy the surfers, or learn to surf. Waves are big and cliff is beautiful. 
  • This beach was quiet and peaceful, hardly anyone there ! It was clean and ideal if you want a beautiful spot to watch waves and sunsets and be very meditative. Enough cafes and restaurants in the back...  more »
  • Perfect both for a few dips, want to walk along the beach. With a few restaurants which give excellent support to who over there wants to spend a day.
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  • Excellent surfing beach, loads of space, parking bit limited, awesome views, ok food options, check out the dinosaur tracks in the south end of the beach.
  • Amazing beach near Lisbon
  • Beautiful beach. Not a lot of parking, expect a short walk.
  • Great for families
  • Incredible waves! I swim here 20 minutes! Perfect!