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Sintra Best Beaches | Beach Guide

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  • Praia das Moitas

    Set between the resort towns of Cascais and Estoril is the little strip of sand known as Praia das Moitas. The beach is actually located closer to...

    Cascais
    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Praia de Duquesa - Cascais

    This popular beach gets its name from the Palace of the Dukes of Palmela (Palacio do Duque de Palmela) which overlooks it. Along with adjoining Praia de Conceição, this is the most easily accessed beach from Cascais...

    Cascais
  • Praia da Conceição - Cascais

    The first thing to know about Praia da Conceição is how to say it. The 'Praia' part is easy - just say as 'pry-a'. However, the Conceição is a little more of a challenge to those not familiar with...

    Cascais
    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Praia da Cresmina - Cascais

    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...

    Cascais
    Blue Flag beach
  • Praia da Rainha

    Located not far from the centre of the old part of Cascais is the little cove of Praia da Rainha. Literally translated as "The Queen's beach" the name is in honour of the last...

    Cascais
    Blue Flag beach
  • Ribeira beach - Cascais

    Praia da Ribeira is the beach located closest to the square and old part of Cascais. Also known as Praia do Pescador (Fishersman’s Beach) there is often plenty of activity with small boats being launched and landed...

    Cascais
  • Sao Pedro do Estoril beach

    The beach of São Pedro do Estoril is a small stretch of sand backed by cliffs and rocks at either end. There is a raised concrete esplanade running along the western end of the beach which runs past a couple of beach...

    Estoril
    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Praia da Bafureira

    Praia da Bafureira is a little beach tucked away just around the headland from Praia de São Pedro do Estoril next door. If it wasn't for the quirky looking restaurant and nightclub built into the cliff face not many...

    Estoril
  • Santa Marta Beach, Cascais

    This cove with a small sandy beach is located just behind the Marina in Cascais at the western end of the town. It is part of the Parque Marechal Carmona and whilst not the best beach in Cascais by any stretch, it is...

    Cascais
  • Praia das Avencas

    Despite being right next to the main Lisbon - Cascais road, the "Marginal", Praia das Avencas is somewhat tucked away under the steep cliffs which overlook this beach. For this reason, unless you are actually looking...

    Estoril
    Blue Flag beach

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