Guincho Beach, Cascais

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Famous for its wide stretch of fine sand and massive breakers, Guincho Beach attracts world-class surfers from around the globe. Located on the country's Atlantic coast, the sandy beach lies just 5 km (3.1 mi) from the small town of Cascais. Although the strong undertow can be dangerous for inexperienced swimmers, the favorable winds make this stretch of the coastline a good spot to perfect your windsurfing or kite-surfing skills. Several surf camps and schools offer equipment rentals and lessons for all ages and skill levels. Before you head to Cascais, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Cascais trip planner, to make sure you see all that Cascais has to offer, including Guincho Beach.
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  • It is very rare to have nice beach days in Guincho (specially in mid Summer) as the winds can be ferocious, but on a quiet day with no wind, this beach offers you unpararelled pleasures. Beware of... 
    It is very rare to have nice beach days in Guincho (specially in mid Summer) as the winds can be ferocious, but on a quiet day with no wind, this beach offers you unpararelled pleasures. Beware of...  more »
  • Did a quick stop here while in Cascais for some photo opportunities. Lovely beach and was not too crowded, at least during the middle of the work week. 
    Did a quick stop here while in Cascais for some photo opportunities. Lovely beach and was not too crowded, at least during the middle of the work week.  more »
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  • Lovely beach, although most of the times very windy
  • A bit windy, nice sunset

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