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“for surfers and bodyboarders!”
Review of Praia Grande

Praia Grande
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Sintra Beaches Day Tour from Lisbon
Ranked #14 of 70 things to do in Sintra
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Sintra, Portugal
Level 4 Contributor
20 reviews
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“for surfers and bodyboarders!”
Reviewed 27 November 2012

If you want to catch some waves you must go to this beach! It has some really good waves (I'm a surfer, I know what I'm talking about), it is near Lisbon and you might as well see some surf or bodyboard champioships. The weather is hard to predict here, so you might arrive there on Summer and it's foggy as in winter.

Visited August 2012
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“Lovely beach - rough sea”
Reviewed 3 September 2012

Our favourite beach in the Sintra area. Admittedly the sea is a bit rough but we had hours of fun jumping the big waves & watching the surfers. Parking is a bit tricky - really busy in the afternoon. My advice would be to park up as soon as you see the cars ramped up on the side of the road. Going further is generally a waste of time.

Visited August 2012
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Lisbon, Portugal
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“Surfers Spot”
Reviewed 27 July 2012

Generally speacking... cold waters and huge waves! This is one of the favourite beaches among surfers and bodyboarders.
Be patient as it is very difficult to find a place to park the car but be sure that it worth the wait.
You can walk by the sea, try a bath, or visit the dinosaur fossils on the beach's south cliff and fin a sequence of eleven dinosaur footsteps.
And do finish your day with "Ameijoas à Bolhão Pato" , "Percebes" and Fish Soup in Angra Restaurant by the sea.

Visited July 2012
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