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Praia da ursa

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Address: Cabo da Roca, Sintra, Portugal
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Beautiful beach under the cliffs

Absolutely stunning beach that just takes a small hike to get to. When I went in December it was completely empty, so it had a unique Castaway feeling to it. Some magnificent tall... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Kienan M

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Absolutely stunning beach that just takes a small hike to get to. When I went in December it was completely empty, so it had a unique Castaway feeling to it. Some magnificent tall rocks burst up from the ground making an excellent ocean view.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like trekking you will be in heaven! Prepare to spend inceredible, unforgetable day with the views you could dream of.

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a pretty amazing thing to realize you are standing at the edge of Europe. It's windy and cool so be prepared to grab a sweater.

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We were at Cabo da Roca and looking for somewhere more quiet, peaceful, and beautiful to explore. This was it! It was a steep 20 min hike to the beach from Cabo, and was so worth the walk!! It's breathtaking when you first lay eyes on it and it's absolutely magical to walk around and take it in, especially at... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Way to beach is little bit dangerous. We recommend use path on left side it is much safety. On the end of right path is small cliff which you must climb down.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I'm not sure what there is to see here. It's the western most tip of the Eurasian landmass, tick. I wouldn't recommend the effort

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

On the road to Cabo da Roca turn left at the sign "Ursa". Till the end of the gravel road. Park here and take the path on the left. It will take you 30 minutes to go down to the beach on a very steep path. Not easy but worthwile the effort. The beach is stunning and clothing optional. Bring... More 

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Very difficult to get to - we gave up half way down. Path is very steep, not good if unsteady on feet. Still the view was stunning.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The view from the beach and on top of it are amazing, but the access requires a certain physical skills, that is not for everione. When going don't forget to bring something to eat and drink because it worth to stay a few hours.

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Hasselt, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

One of the best beach experiences ever :) The hike up and down is quite an adventure, but once you get to the beach you forget all about the efforts made. A stunning beach between breathtaking rock formations... This place owns a special place in my heart now :)

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