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Praia da Cresmina

Praia da Cresmina near Cascais
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Praia da Crismina
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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.

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Praia da Cresmina tide times

  • Thu 21st September

    High 03:58am (3.46m)
    Low 09:58am (0.66m)
    High 04:13pm (3.59m)
    Low 10:21pm (0.64m)
  • Fri 22nd September

    High 04:33am (3.42m)
    Low 10:32am (0.71m)
    High 04:49pm (3.48m)
    Low 10:54pm (0.75m)
  • Sat 23rd September

    High 05:08am (3.33m)
    Low 11:07am (0.82m)
    High 05:24pm (3.33m)
    Low 11:26pm (0.90m)
  • Sun 24th September

    High 05:42am (3.21m)
    Low 11:42am (0.97m)
    High 06:00pm (3.14m)

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