You are here

Praia da Cresmina

Praia da Cresmina near Cascais
© Can Stock Photo Inc. / anshar / All rights reserved
Praia da Crismina
© 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

  • Tue 18th February

    Low 4:43am (1.35m)
    High 10:57am (2.71m)
    Low 5:12pm (1.37m)
    High 11:30pm (2.87m)
  • Wed 19th February

    Low 5:57am (1.24m)
    High 12:09pm (2.79m)
    Low 6:15pm (1.28m)
  • Thu 20th February

    High 12:30am (3.01m)
    Low 6:52am (1.09m)
    High 1:04pm (2.90m)
    Low 7:03pm (1.16m)
  • Fri 21st February

    High 1:18am (3.16m)
    Low 7:36am (0.97m)
    High 1:46pm (3.01m)
    Low 7:43pm (1.04m)

Praia da Cresmina Location

Rate this beach

No votes yet

Related articles


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