"Beaches" Day Trips: Tip by J_Antunes

Day Trips:, Lisbon: 95 reviews and 173 photos


There are excellent beaches around Lisbon. However in summer it's normal they get extremely crowded. The best beaches are in the South of Lisbon. Beaches of Costa da Caparica e Sesimbra have good water quality and are yet generally unspoiled. If you go to Costa da Caparica don't stay in the city but go either north or south places where beaches are bigger and better. In the area of Cascais, Carcavelos and Oeiras beaches are nice but some on them are polluted. Give an eye at the site below and try to find how's you're beach standing. Don't trust just in the fact water is clean, that's not enough! Parede, Rainha, Carcavelos e Conceição got extremely bad water analysis in 2000. The beaches of the area of Sintra and Guincho are good options for surfing lovers and windsurf. Guincho and Ribeira de ilhas are musts in the international circuits. You can find more information of suitable beaches for surf at www.globalsurfers.com . The beaches of the area of Sintra are very good places to visit generally unspoiled but for beach holidays not a nice choice due to the weather and big waves.

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othercontact: water quality: http://europa.eu.

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  • Written Aug 26, 2002
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