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Sintra Best Beaches | Beach Guide

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  • Parede beach

    Parede beach is a small but pleasant stretch of sand which is often overlooked. Located midway between Carcavelos beach and Sao Pedro...

    Lisbon
    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Carcavelos beach and fort

    Carcavelos is the first wide, sandy beach on the Lisbon - Cascais coast. It takes just 20 minutes to get here from Lisbon by car (traffic permitting) along the Marginal road. There is also a train station around 10...

    Lisbon
  • Praia de Santo Amaro

    Praia de Santo Amaro de Oeiras is located on the banks of the river Tejo roughly halfway between Lisbon and Estoril. This makes it one of the closest...

    Lisbon
  • Praia de Paço de Arcos - Praia Velha

    Praia de Paço de Arcos is one of several sandy beaches that line the broad River Tejo as it leaves Lisbon to empty into the Atlantic. Like the other beaches it is backed by the busy N6 "Marginal" road and also within...

    Lisbon
  • Praia da Torre

    Separated from neighbouring Carcavelos beach by the small headland that is home to Forte de São Julião da Barra is the sandy little crescent of Praia da Torre...

    Lisbon
  • Foz do Lizandro

    Just before you reach Ericeira from the Lisbon direction there is a deep valley through which the river Lizandro flows. At the mouth of the river ("Foz") is a wide sandy beach that extends...

    Ericeira
    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Praia do Sul, Ericeira

    As the name suggests, Praia do Sul is on the southern fringes of Ericeira, or at least the old village. As the seaside village constantly expands the area around the beach feels more and more developed.

    Praia...

    Ericeira
    Accessible beach
  • Praia dos Pescadores, Ericeira

    The Praia dos Pescadores (Fishermen's beach) is Ericeira's central beach, but not by coincidence. Rather, the town was built around this beach which also serves as a harbour. Sheltered to the south by the small...

    Ericeira

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