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Praia da ursa

Cabo da Roca, Sintra, Portugal
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“steep path”(6 reviews)
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"beautiful beach"
in 10 reviews
"dirt road"
in 6 reviews
"steep path"
in 6 reviews
"hidden beach"
in 4 reviews
"visiting cabo"
in 3 reviews
"left path"
in 3 reviews
"climb down"
in 4 reviews
"white sand"
in 2 reviews
"rugged coastline"
in 2 reviews
"difficult access"
in 2 reviews
"rock formations"
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"sturdy shoes"
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"huge rocks"
in 2 reviews
"westernmost point"
in 2 reviews
"fit enough"
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"worth the effort"
in 4 reviews
"an adventure"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a fantastic place near to campo da roca , if you want to walk to the beach You should have athletic shoes and is better way to use the left path to walk down ,the distance is about 600-700 metres with difficult way but...More

Thank ΠΑΝΑΓΙΩΤΗΣ Μ
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Secluded, small, good surf and (even) Naturist/Nudist tolerant; I'd like to see this tolerance made official!

1  Thank Justfor A
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

It is very close to Roca cape, "Cabo da Roca", the most western point of Europe. It's an amazing beach with huge rocks that look like a bear (Ursa in Portuguese), and white sand. The access is difficult and long but it's worth it!

Thank isabelrva
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Praia da Ursa is one of the most beautiful places I've been to -- really stunning. The "hike" down is a little treacherous (make sure that once you get to the end of the dirt road and have to pick a trail that you choose...More

4  Thank A A
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

This is a stunning beach with white sand near Cabo da Roca. However it is a good half an hour hike to get to the beach so make sure you wear some decent shoes! It is definitely worth the walk there :)

1  Thank jnadiah
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Truly one of the most stunning beaches in Portugal, and the fact it lies so close to Cabo da Roca (and its tour busses) and remains relatively quiet most of the year is amazing. Yes, probably because there is a hike down that is sometimes...More

4  Thank JaninedeBric
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Cabo da Roca is the westernmost point that you can visit on the European continent. The Serra de Sintra here abruptly meets the Atlantic Ocean in a cliff of more than 100m high. The views of the cliff are breathtaking.

Thank Shirley T
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Must have destination during trip to Sintra - beautyfull view and so difficult path. Dont be afraid!

Thank Sfotek
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

The beach is amazing. We were there in November and it was sunny enough to sit down without T-shirt. The surrounding mountains block the winds effectively.

Thank Mikko A
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

2nd visit to this beautiful secluded beach Can be difficult to climb down to so wear trainers !! Stunning when u get to the bottom !! Just go their reminds me of Jurassic Park !!

1  Thank frogforbez
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Áine-Márie d
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Response from Shirley T | Reviewed this property |
We had a private tour (do not miss going to the site it is incredible and beautiful).
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Jill M
11 August 2017|
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Response from multilingua | Reviewed this property |
If you park the car in the road to Cabo da Roca it's about 10-15 minutes walk until the last parking spot (but I wouldn't recommend to go all the way to this spot and try to park the car because 1. If you gave a small car... More
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Bartikk
1 March 2017|
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Response from Hindyn | Reviewed this property |
Hey A stroller would not be possible to navigate over the rocks and it's pretty steep, you would probably need to use your hands sometimes. Have fun!
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