Boca Do Inferno

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  • Address: Cascais, Portugal
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +3512-13463658
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Geological Formation, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Street Food, Nature

Boca Do Inferno - Review

Portuguese for ‘Hell’s Mouth’, Boca do Inferno is a rift formation at one of the seaside cliffs in Cascais. The intense and mysterious name of the chasm and its natural beauty make it a popular tourist attraction.

The chasm seen on the cliff of ‘Hell’s Mouth’ is the result of strong water waves crashing onto the cliff surface rapidly and repeatedly. This caused the surface to collapse, giving it a mouth like natural arch. During summer the waters merely make a soothing splash. But in winters, the full force of the Atlantic waves comes crashing onto the cave and is quite a dramatic sight.

Legend has it that an evil sorcerer lived in a castle on these cliffs. He abducted a beautiful woman and held her captive in the castle. She was discovered by a man who fell in love with her and helped her escape. The jilted sorcerer unleashed a dreadful storm to destroy the rocks where the women and her beau walked thus causing the large gaping hole.

  • Tourists can take a closer look at Boca do Inferno by climbing down the cliff from one of many designated pathways.
  • Boca do Inferno is also one of the best places to purchase souvenir items. There are stalls close to the cliff site which offer a good deal on many lovely little items. 

The area has many cafés and restaurant. But if you are not in the mood to sit and dine, you can purchase a nice little snack from the wandering vendors. 

Boca Do Inferno Information

  • Boca do Inferno is a 40 minute walk from the town centre.
  • If the waves get too high, the path down to the cliff’s mouth may be closed off for safety purposes. 

Restaurants Near Boca Do Inferno

  • Restaurante Mar do Inferno
  • La Bonne Etoile
  • Jardim Cerveja

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  • Boca Do Inferno Address: Cascais, Portugal
  • Boca Do Inferno Contact Number: +3512-13463658
  • Boca Do Inferno Timing: 24-hrs
  • Boca Do Inferno Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Boca Do Inferno(preferred time): 11:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Boca Do Inferno: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Boca Do Inferno

  • 95% of people who visit Cascais include Boca Do Inferno in their plan

  • 46.09% of people start their Boca Do Inferno visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Boca Do Inferno

Monday, Thursday and Friday

90.15% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Boca Do Inferno

People normally club together Cascais Old Town and Quinta Da Regaleira And The Inititation Wells while planning their visit to Boca Do Inferno.

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Boca Do Inferno, Cascais Reviews

  • I loved this spot. So so beautiful. Must go here as well. It's close to the Town center. We drove here and parked near by on the street. It gets crowded and chilly. So bring warm jacket.

  • What a wonderful gem! Amazing place to watch the sunset in any period of the year ! We went in February but the view was still spectacular. If you take the train from Lisbon to Cascais, it's then a circa 30 minute walk from the train station. The town centre is also lovely, with palm trees and restaurants. Would highly recommend! An Uber back to the station will cost you €3-€4. Affordable and something different 😁

  • Beautiful rock formations and blue water. There are many places to take pictures from different angles. Climbing down the rocks there are stairs carved into them but can be slippery so being worn. Could do with some sort of bannister. Nearby are also public toilets for 20c

  • Very interesting to look at and gives an appreciation of the power of the ocean. Can be quite busy with tourism on sunny days. The cafe here Rocha Do Inferno is great also. Nice place to walk to along the coast from Cascais centre

  • Nice place with beautiful cliffs. Need 20min walk from the center of Cascais to go there so if you came by train it's easy to go there. If you go by sunset it's even more beautiful so u recommend going by the end of the day

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