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beach, just north of Cascais and near Sintra.
do Guincho is the best of all Portugal's surfing beaches within easy
striking distance of Lisbon. A bus or train from Lisbon (or Sintra)
to Cascais will take not more than 45 minutes, then Guincho is 9km
(5miles) further north.
The beach is big, beautiful and well supplied with all surf's necessities,
and has been the site of of World Championships.
Waves are often outsize - though not on the day this photo was taken
- and can be tricky for novices, as can the rip. Kite surfers also
enjoy this location, but regular swimmers will find the rollers tough
to handle without the benefit of a chunk of fibreglass.
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