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Submitted on Jun 17, 2021 Useful Info

The 10 Best Beaches in Cascais, Portugal

Portugal is one of the most beautiful places in Europe with its serene beaches, rugged mountains, and bustling city life. Most popular among tourists are the crystal clear waters and cave formations found in the Algarves, but the beaches in Cascais are well known among locals as one of the best places to vacation in Portugal!

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When Is The Best Time To Visit The Beaches in Cascais?

Mid-July to early September is the best time to visit the beaches in Cascais. This is when you will experience the warmest weather, the least amount of rainy days, and watersports and beachside restaurants are in full swing. However, this is also when there will be the largest amount of tourists, as well.

For comfortable weather and fewer tourists, visit during the shoulder season from May to mid June and late September.

The 10 Most Beautiful Beaches in Cascais

1. Praia da Rainha

2. Praia da Duquesa

3. Praia da Conceição

4. Tamariz Beach

5. Praia de Santa Marta

6. Ribeira Beach

7. Praia da Rata (Praia das Moitas)

8. Praia da Poça

9. Praia do Guincho

10. Praia de São Pedro do Estoril

Getting to Cascais from Lisbon

The beaches in Cascais are located about 30 kilometers from Lisbon, making it a quick and simple train ride to reach them. Here is the train schedule. Always be sure to check up-to-date information on train schedules prior to departure.

For more insight on what makes each of these beaches unique, check out this article: The 10 Best Beaches in Cascais!