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Ribeira Beach

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Address: Center, Cascais, Portugal
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Beautiful beach

Cascais is about a 40 minute train ride from Lisbon but it is well worth it. The behind the beach has many places to eat. On the beach look out for the sand sculptures. Very... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Barry E
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Reading, United Kingdom
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193 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Good place if you are looking to take a stroll or just enjoy the sunny day. On the other hand, I do not recommend to eat there, it´s very touristy

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Reading, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Cascais is about a 40 minute train ride from Lisbon but it is well worth it. The behind the beach has many places to eat. On the beach look out for the sand sculptures. Very picturesque.

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Thank Barry E
Lisbon, Portugal
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438 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 717 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I don't really consider myself much of a beach person (but I know a little about beaches as I'm from a seaside town and used to live in Las Palmas). I really loved this one. Despite being right in the centre of town it had a really lovely relaxed atmosphere. Everyone was doing their own thing- whether playing football, volleyball,... More 

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Thank AlexSwallow
Sintra Municipality, Portugal
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017

A place I go to heal, the smell, the sounds, but must go early in the morning because lots of people visit it.

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Thank Conquitas
Oldham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Hidden gem, gets bit busy in hot days, but I just love this place. My fav beach in Cascais....I would recommend it to anyone!

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Thank Joanna A
Birmingham, England
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

A very nice beach to escape to and very close to Lisbon. Easy to get to with bus transfer from Lisbon.

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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

It's a beach like many others. Pretty small and extremely far away, but a lot of fun if you go with a group of loved ones. One of my favourite days spent in Lisbon.

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Thank SugaE14
Arlington
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The beach is a short walk from the train station but in the center of town which is convenient. Even though as with most beaches near train stations it is crowded this one was not too bad. Found a spot around 11 and hung out for a number of hours - kids played, built sandcastles and caught sand crabs. Perfect... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

If you're looking for a beach to spend the day, then go further from Cascais, like Guincho. This beach is too small. If I were to make a guess I'd say it's smaller than half a football field. When we were there it was very crowded too. However, if you're in town and would like to have an icecream on... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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388 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This beach is very convenient when staying in the centre of Cascais and you are lazy to go elsewhere. It's very small and it can get overcrowded. The water is not particularly clean or clear - the local fishing boats are moored very near the beach.

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