Guincho Beach
Guincho Beach
4.5
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Lying at the foot of the Sintra hills and facing the Atlantic, this superb beach is not only ideal for wind surfing but also board surfing due to the large breakers.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles2,086 reviews
Excellent
1,251
Very good
673
Average
135
Poor
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Terrible
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jaybeeFL
Palm Harbor, FL3,335 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Nice beach but the real draw is the surf which at certain times of the year can reach epic proportions attracting some of the world's top surfers! My wife used to live in Cascais in the early 60s and would often ride horses or spend time on this beach. The area is now significantly more developed with restaurants, several hotels and large residential developments. Oh well that's progress I guess!
Written 18 May 2024
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Peter S
Dublin, Ireland74 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Great beach, particularly for surfers. Lifeguard on duty so good for (experienced) swimmers also. Well worth a visit.
Written 6 May 2024
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Luckily B
Coimbra, Portugal10 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
It is a famous beach frequented by tourists. the atmosphere is young and the look is breathtaking. A mandatory visit for everyone who passes through Cascais.
Written 26 January 2024
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stephf777
Montreal, Canada94 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Surfs up! Beautiful beach to learn how to surf. Go se Johnny at Shaka Surf School. Easiest to get there by car, pay for parking but not expensive.
Written 18 September 2023
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Robin B
124 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
As we explored the western coast of Portugal, this was a beautiful beach, and a must see location. It was easy to walk around and every angle offered a stunning view to admire.
Written 2 August 2023
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Maria J
United Kingdom33 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Family
This beach is very unpredictable because the weather is also unpredictable. We can have wind and a sea with a lot of swell in the morning and in the afternoon it is phenomenally hot and the sea is calm. Here is where I feel the Atlantic Ocean and where I feel zen with Nature.🌊⛱️☀️
Written 10 July 2023
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Badtennis
21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
Great beach bar- lovely white sangria & food ( chicken curry mayonnaise tools) , lots of attentive staff & great views . Visited on a windy day but sat out in the front and loved it- nice & busy- could spend days here- highly recommend a visit
Written 1 July 2023
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SoCalOregonian
Murrieta, CA10,394 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
The day we visited at 1130, there was only one other person on the beach. Very long and wide beach with decent waves. Windy though.
Written 26 May 2023
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Christian M
Copenhagen, Denmark5,185 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
Sorry, this post is not a review of the actual beach - but it’s written to inspire you to do some nice exercise with a magnificent view all the way.

The thing is that there is a combined walking path / bicycle lane running along the coast from Cascais to Guincho Beach - 9 kilometers each way.

On the way you can:

Rent electric bikes
Rent electric kick scooters
See the famous Boca do Inferno
See the Forte de Sao Jorge
Enjoy the fresh air and brilliant views

- and you don’t have to go all the way; it’s only optional (c;
Written 21 December 2022
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Leylinedragon
St. Petersburg, FL115 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Business
Portugal is a lovely country and nowhere is that more clear than the beaches around Cascais. Sunset lent a gorgeous light to the view and the weather even in November was perfect for an evening stroll.
Written 29 November 2022
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