Guincho Beach

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  • Address: Cascais, Portugal, Sintra
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Beach, Camp, Biking Trail, Entertainment, Water Sport

Guincho Beach - Review

The foothills of Sintra end in this gorgeous destination of Guincho Beach that opens up to the massive Atlantic Ocean. The beach is sort of a celebrity it was featured in James Bond’s ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’.

This beach is a very popular spot for wind surfing and board surfing. Even if water sports are not your thing, take up the cycling route to this adorable location early in the morning and take in the silence of the shore. Rent a chair at the beach and laze around to your heart’s content. The beach has a variety of good restaurants and bars as well which makes it an ideal party spot at night.

If on the other hand you do get inspired by the surfers and their swagger, you can always learn at the surf school on the beach. Camping areas and villas are situated close to the beach.

Guincho Beach Information

  • Although there are lifeguards at Guincho Beach, be careful with the strong current and large waves in the ocean.
  • Don’t forget to carry your sunscreen lotions and beach umbrellas.
  • Beach chairs are available for € 7 for half a day.

How To reach Guincho Beach by Public Transport

  • By Bus: buses are available from Cascais. Unable to verify direct connections from Sintra.

Restaurants Near Guincho Beach

  • Restaurante Muchaxo
  • Restaurante Bar do Guincho
  • Restaurante O Pucaro

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TripHobo Highlights for Guincho Beach

  • Guincho Beach Address: Cascais, Portugal, Sintra
  • Guincho Beach Timing: 24-hrs
  • Guincho Beach Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Guincho Beach(preferred time): 07:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Time required to visit Guincho Beach: 04:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Guincho Beach

  • 95% of people who visit Sintra include Guincho Beach in their plan

  • 35.1% of people start their Guincho Beach visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Guincho Beach

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

93.16% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Guincho Beach

People normally club together Monserrate Palace And Park and Boca Do Inferno while planning their visit to Guincho Beach.

People also prefer to end their day with Guincho Beach.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Guincho Beach, Sintra Reviews

  • It is a great place to enjoy the sea. The views are amazing. The beach is long and the sand is clean. It is a must see, for sure.

  • Amazing view and magical place. Many wind and kite surfers in the sea.

  • If it's not windy, possibly the best beach on earth

  • Great kitesurfing beach, surf is ok

  • Fantastic Beach with big waves. The kids loved it. Plus it is fairly quiet.

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