You are here

Praia da Cresmina

Praia da Cresmina near Cascais
Photo: Can Stock Photo Inc. / anshar / All rights reserved
Praia da Crismina
Photo: Husond / CC BY-SA 3.0

Praia da Crismina

Cresmina beach (Praia da Cresmina) is located right next to the bigger, much better known Guincho beach - in fact it is sometimes referred to as "Little Guincho". A small rocky headland separates the two beaches upon which stands the Fortaleza do Guincho Hotel.

Both beaches are the located just around the corner from Cascais on the wild Atlantic coast and this means both are exposed to the powerful waves and persistent northerly winds. However, unlike Guincho, Cresmina is backed by cliffs offering slightly more shelter.

The access to the beach is via stairs and a ramp and there are plenty of facilities including a seasonal lifeguard service.

Other beaches near Praia da Cresmina

Praia da Cresmina tide times

  • Sat 22nd July

    High 02:14am (3.36m)
    Low 08:20am (0.78m)
    High 02:38pm (3.59m)
    Low 08:52pm (0.64m)
  • Sun 23rd July

    High 03:06am (3.46m)
    Low 09:08am (0.70m)
    High 03:26pm (3.71m)
    Low 09:40pm (0.56m)
  • Mon 24th July

    High 03:55am (3.50m)
    Low 09:54am (0.67m)
    High 04:13pm (3.75m)
    Low 10:27pm (0.55m)
  • Tue 25th July

    High 04:41am (3.48m)
    Low 10:39am (0.70m)
    High 04:58pm (3.71m)
    Low 11:12pm (0.62m)

Praia da Cresmina Location

Rate this beach

No votes yet

Related articles

Cascais

Cascais travel guide »

At the end of one of the suburban train lines out of the capital lies Cascais. This once tiny fishing village has grown in the last century to become the elegant beach town that it is today. Visitors are no stranger to Cascais, having...

Cascais accommodation widget