Estoril and Cascais
At a 30 minutes train ride from Lisbon, these beaches get very crowded because of their size and have several support services including a huge variety of bars and restaurants.
Lagoa de Albufeira and Meco
Located to the South of Costa da Caparica in a unique setting, these beaches are only accessible by car. Lagoa de Albufeira, a lagoon popular for wind-surfing, and Meco famous for its traditional and picturesque village.
This is the widest and most extensive beach along the Estoril coast and although it is near Lisboa, Carcavelos still offers good water quality.
Very popular amount surfers and body boarders, Praia Grande has the largest unbroken stretch of sand in the area, offering a good variety of bars and restaurants.
Costa da Caparica
An unbeatable beach front that stretches for many miles and it is one of the main destinations for locals featuring the “Transpraia”, a small train that connects Costa da Caparica town to Fonte da Telha beach.