Praia do guincho

praia do guincho

What does Praia do Guincho stand for?

Praia do Guincho ( English: Guincho Beach) is a popular Atlantic beach located on Portugals Estoril coast, 5 km from the town of Cascais, and is located in the municipality of Cascais, more precisely in the parishes of Cascais and Alcabideche, in the District of Lisbon.

Where to Park in Praia do Guincho?

For Praia do Guincho you can best park to follow the signs Praia Abano. There is a large parking lot (paid in high season). From there it is a 5 minute walk to Praia do Guincho. You can try along the side of the road (N247), but often there is no place there.

What is Guincho Beach like?

Guincho is a surfers beach, but in the summer, when the weather is calm, and the winds lessen, it is also a fantastic destination for a beach day. Guincho beach boasts a 750m shoreline that sits in a natural depression on the southern side of the Serra de Sintra hills.

How to get from Cascais to Praia do Guincho?

From Cascais you can follow the cycle path of 5.5 miles along the coastal road to get to Praia do Guincho. Bica Bika bikes can be found opposite the station and at the tourist office. If the bikes from Bica Bikes are gone you can also rent a bike in the marina. These bikes are better because they have gears and a lock.

What is the Praia do Guincho?

The Praia do Guincho is a stunning beach set within the dramatic scenery of the Serra de Sintra hills. Guincho beach is exposed to the powerful Atlantic Ocean and is famed for its immense surfing waves.

How do I get to Guincho Beach?

There is very limited public transport to Guincho beach, with just a single bus service from Cascais (details later), so most visitors head to the beach by car.

How to get from Cascais to Praia do Guincho?

From Cascais you can follow the cycle path of 5.5 miles along the coastal road to get to Praia do Guincho. Bica Bika bikes can be found opposite the station and at the tourist office. If the bikes from Bica Bikes are gone you can also rent a bike in the marina. These bikes are better because they have gears and a lock.

Can you walk on the dunes at Guincho?

At Guincho you will also find a protected dune area where you can have a walk. Think of it as more of a large dune area where they built a walkway of wood so that you walk above the dunes. You’re not allowed to get off the path, there is a short and a long route.

What is the Praia do Guincho?

The Praia do Guincho is a stunning beach set within the dramatic scenery of the Serra de Sintra hills. Guincho beach is exposed to the powerful Atlantic Ocean and is famed for its immense surfing waves.

How to get to Guincho Beach?

To reach Guincho, you can go for a long walk of about 30 minutes, or take bus 405 or 415 (each departing every hour from below the Cascais Villa shopping mall). Stay at the Beach! Book Fortaleza do Guincho Hotel to wake up right on Guincho Beach (or search for other Cascais hotels ).

How far is Guincho Beach from Cascais?

Guincho Beach is 6km to the northwest of Cascais, and this is the only town with public transport to the beach. There are two bus routes from Cascais, the 405 and the 415.

What are the best restaurants in Guincho?

Panorama Guincho 302 0.6 km££ - £££ • Seafood • International • Mediterranean Duna Da Cresmina 121 0.6 km£ • Cafe • European • Healthy Restaurante Mar Do Guincho 109 0.4 km££ - £££ • Seafood • Mediterranean • European

Yes, the driving distance between Cascais to Praia do Guincho is 60 km. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Cascais to Praia do Guincho. Where can I stay near Praia do Guincho? There are 161+ hotels available in Praia do Guincho. Prices start at €87 per night.

Is there a direct bus from Cascais terminal to Guincho?

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