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Praia de Carcavelos

Avenida Marginal, Carcavelos 2775-604, Portugal
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“great beach” (28 reviews)
“clean beach” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Avenida Marginal, Carcavelos 2775-604, Portugal
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"great beach"
in 28 reviews
"clean beach"
in 4 reviews
"summer weekends"
in 3 reviews
"white sand"
in 3 reviews
"great place to surf"
in 2 reviews
"public toilets"
in 2 reviews
"sun loungers and umbrellas"
in 2 reviews
"cascais area"
in 2 reviews
"cais do sodre"
in 4 reviews
"lisbon metro"
in 2 reviews
"cafes and bars"
in 2 reviews
"surf school"
in 3 reviews
"bring towels"
in 2 reviews
"waves"
in 25 reviews
"surfing"
in 19 reviews
"swimmers"
in 3 reviews
"capricciosa"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Early in the morning the tide is leaving so you have small bays of water and have little ones(kids from camping schools in big groups) It’s adorable as it’s hundreds of little minions. Then before 12pm you have surfing classes for kids. Some are body...More

Thank Ly G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is huge and very nice. It might not be the nicest town around, but the beach is awesome. Although there is a lot of people it seems empty. A lot of nice restaurants and bars along the path in back of the beach...More

Thank mariannearnemo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was very crowded..our family of 4 couldn't get 4 towels together and we were there by 11am. Moved north up the beach after a while, up near where the volleyball courts were set-up....could finally lay out together.

Thank pmmnc
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great beach with white sand and nice bars but could be very busy on hot sunny days! Traffic at busy time is horrible!

Thank Maxy261
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Very cozy beach with a lot of bars and services, of course good also for surfing. A lot of young people enjoying the sun. About 30/40 mins from Lisbon city centre I advise to go there for a break also while visiting the city, half...More

2  Thank Frank_Barba
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Large beach easily accessible from Lisbon city centre - take the train from Cais do Sodre for only € 1,95 one way. The beach is a ten minute walk from the Carcavelos train station. Very large with a lot of restaurants.

Thank Koen B
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

As being quite picky person, personally I don’t like Carcavelos. I been there several times. There is some nice restaurants along the beach side which worth to visit. For me it is too simple. Good for surfers. Too much crowded. Unfortunately can’t remember the names....More

2  Thank MerlyLe
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful time of year to visit this long, sandy beach. The sea is choppy and when the tide is in, mesmerising. The waves are high and come crashing onto the pedestrianised, concreted walkway, drenching the unsuspecting. Damage is being caused to vulnerable...More

Thank Gakeitse
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I was in Lisbon, Portugal for a few days with a friend and we thought it would be nice to hit the beach since the weather was absolutely wonderful. We asked the front desk staff at our hotel and they recommended this beach to us...More

4  Thank yaasir
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on the way back to Lisbon. Sat in the sun, watching the surfers practice. Great place to just hang out & watch the world go by

Thank Russex1982
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beezbay
10 April 2018|
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Response from MerlyLe | Reviewed this property |
Yes sure, you can find parking along seaside. I can’t say if it is gratis or with payment
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kmpinkzoo
20 June 2017|
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Response from RaRaAvis_Gorica | Reviewed this property |
@kmpinkzoo People are very nice and I honestly don't think that anybody would take your things. Also, you can ask the person next to you to keep an eye on your things, again because everybody is super nice and friendly..
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balimogale
21 May 2017|
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Response from Filip S | Reviewed this property |
There's Surf, windsurf, paddle surfing, a beach volleyball pitch (free) and plenty of sand! I did a bit of surfing with my son for 25 euros each (4 hours). Not sure about wind or kitesurfing.
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