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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  • Beach for surfing. I didn't get charmed by the beaches of Cascais, but that's not what I went there for. The prais near the center lose from afar to guincho beach.
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  • We came across Guincho beach on a drive out of Cascais. Couldn’t believe how wild it was compared to the calm waters in Cascais. It is amazing,the weather wasn’t great unfortunately,so no sunbathing f...  more »
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  • ❤️ Best beach 🏖
  • Great place to hangout, watch surfers/kite surfers and have a beer or drink of your choice at one of the beachbars
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