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Sintra Best Beaches | Beach Guide

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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...

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  • 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...

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  • Adraga Beach

    Just around the corner from Praia Grande is another local favourite Praia da Adraga. This sandy little cove is backed by high cliffs with a deep valley winding down to the beach. The beach here is usually quieter...

    Sintra
    Naturist / Nudist beach
  • Praia do Magoito

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

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  • Praia da Ursa

    Set on the Atlantic west coast just north of Cabo da Roca is a little gem of a beach - Praia da Ursa. Unspoilt and wild, this little beach is often cited as one of the most beautiful in the area. The name of the...

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    Naturist / Nudist beach
  • Praia do Abano

    Situated just around the corner from Cascais's famous Guincho beach is the lovely intimate little cove of Praia do Abano. This little gem is easily overlooked. After the sand strewn vista over Guincho the Sintra...

    Cascais
    Naturist / Nudist beach
  • Guincho beach

    Located just around the corner from Cascais is one of the regions best known beaches. Unlike the beaches of Cascais and Estoril, Praia do Guincho faces directly into the Atlantic Ocean making it a very different...

    Cascais
  • Estoril - Tamariz beach

    Tamariz beach is located in the popular and long established resort of Estoril at the Cascais end of the Lisbon - Cascais line. It's a lovely little stretch of sandy beach with plenty to do for all ages. There are...

    Estoril
    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Praia da Poça, São João do Estoril

    Praia da Poça, also known as São João do Estoril, is a popular little beach at the start of the Estoril - Cascais coast. As with all the beaches along this stretch there is the wide promenade running behind, with a...

    Estoril
    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Praia da Azarujinha, Estoril

    Praia da Azarujinha might be considered the first of the Estoril / Cascais "Riviera" beaches. Located in São João do Estoril this diminutive beach is the start of the broad promenade which runs all the way to Cascais...

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