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Ericeira Best Beaches | Beach Guide

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  • Praia dos Pescadores, Ericeira

    The Praia dos Pescadores (Fishermen's beach) is Ericeira's central beach, but not by coincidence. Rather, the town was built around this beach which also serves as a harbour. Sheltered to the south by the small...

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  • Praia do Sul, Ericeira

    As the name suggests, Praia do Sul is on the southern fringes of Ericeira, or at least the old village. As the seaside village constantly expands the area around the beach feels more and more developed.

    Praia...

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    Accessible beach
  • Ribeira d'Ilhas beach - Ericeira

    Set in a valley between high cliffs, just to the north of Ericeira is the beach of Ribeira d'Ilhas. A lovely sandy beach complete with river and lots of interesting nooks and crannies, there's plenty here for the...

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    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Foz do Lizandro

    Just before you reach Ericeira from the Lisbon direction there is a deep valley through which the river Lizandro flows. At the mouth of the river ("Foz") is a wide sandy beach that extends...

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    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Praia de São Lourenço - Ericeira

    At a around 7km from Ericeira, Praia de São Lourenço is the most northerly of what are considered the area's beaches. This wide sandy and sheltered bay is a popular spot and is best known for two things; surfing and...

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  • Praia do Magoito

    Backed by imposing cliffs this long sandy beach is located at the mouth of the river Mata.

    Sintra
  • Praia Azul

    Just 35 minutes north of Lisbon on a section of toll-free motorway, the beautiful and wild Praia Azul, whose name translates to 'blue beach' is one of the first beaches...

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  • Praia das Macas

    Praia das Maçãs (Apple beach) is one of the most popular beaches within striking distance of Lisbon. The name comes from the fact that once upon a time apples would fall off trees upstream of the (Ribeira de Colares...

    Sintra
  • Praia Grande - Sintra

    Praia Grande is probably the closest, and certainly the mostly easily accessed, beach from Sintra. The name translates to "Big beach" and whilst the beach isn't massive, it is the biggest on the Sintra - Cascais...

    Sintra
  • Praia das Amoeiras - Santa Cruz

    Despite being located right next door to the busy resort town of Santa Cruz, Praia das Amoeiras is a world apart. You won't find much in the way of facilities here but what you...

    Torres Vedras

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Ericeira, perched on high cliffs some thirty meters above a string of sandy beaches, has benefited greatly from it's location. A small fishing village whose name derives from sea urchins

(Ouricos do Mar) and where...

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