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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  • This is a very good beach. A good place to spend time with your family and friends. A small walk from the main road.  more »
  • The beach is beautiful. It was a day of may at 30 ° and the wind makes the atmosphere just, even cold (beware of sunscreen). Bathing was not possible that day. We had a bike ride from Cascais. Be careful because the full-face wind during the go makes the ride much more complicated. On the other hand on the return... The small climbs are done on their own. Between the two beaches there is a trail of discovery in the dunes, on the other side of the road. We went around in about 35 minutes, it's beautiful. I recommend it.
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  • The beach is beautiful, wild, no construction. Not far from the capital but so beautiful! We absolutely loved it, there is also lots of surfers, waves are huge!
  • Very large beautiful beach. I was there by end of feb: amazing !
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