The 7 best beaches near Lisbon

Enrich your stay in Portugal and go to the best spots of the west coast

The Costa da Caparica coastline is an amazing beach that extends for over 30km across the Setubal Peninsular. This place represents one of the most popular spots to surf. Moreover, there is also a resort town popular with Portuguese tourists who flock here over summers for a relaxing getaway from Lisbon as well as for holidays. 

Praia de Carcavelos: The beach has a nice position as far as powerful waves are concerned. If you like surfing, you can easily learn to surf in Carcavelos thanks to our partner. Furthermore, there are several good snack bars and restaurants along the beach front. The beach is located 700m walk from the train station to the beach. 

Praia do Guincho is an awesome beach located on the west side of the Lisbon coastline. The beach is located over the Serra de Sintra national park and this offers a wild setting and a fascinating atmosphere. Praia do Guincho is another perfect spot for professional surfers, thanks to its daily high waves.

Praia de Conceicao and Praia de Duquesa are two connected beaches on the Cascais and Estoril coastline. Both beaches are made of golden sand, clean water, and several bars/restaurants/cafes for either local people or visitors. Praia de Conceicao is the more westerly of these two breathtaking beaches and is the first large beach within walking distance of Cascais.

Troia Peninsula: If tranquility is what you want, this enchanting beach is the best for your needs. Travelers are always amazed by the seemingly unlimited distances of soft white sand and by the exceptionally silent waters that embrace the shores of Troia. The beach can be reached by ferry from Setubal

Meco: this beach is very popular by the Portuguese and one of the most well known globally. Praia do Meco is located 40 km south of Lisbon, in the middle of a natural park called 'Serra da Arrabida'. This is a real 'Mecca' for nudists and surfers. The wonderful coast in this area, the wild forest, as well as the climate attracts visitors from all over the Europe. 

 

Posted on June 30, 2016 .