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Praia da ursa

Cabo da Roca, Sintra, Portugal
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“beautiful beach” (11 reviews)
“dirt road” (6 reviews)
“steep path” (6 reviews)
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Cabo da Roca, Sintra, Portugal
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"beautiful beach"
in 11 reviews
"dirt road"
in 6 reviews
"steep path"
in 6 reviews
"left path"
in 5 reviews
"nudist beach"
in 4 reviews
"visiting cabo"
in 3 reviews
"climb down"
in 4 reviews
"white sand"
in 2 reviews
"difficult access"
in 2 reviews
"rugged coastline"
in 2 reviews
"sturdy shoes"
in 3 reviews
"huge rocks"
in 2 reviews
"westernmost point"
in 2 reviews
"fit enough"
in 2 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 4 reviews
"the atlantic ocean"
in 3 reviews
"by foot"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highlights on my trip to Sintra.An unspoiled beach,hidden on the middle of the cliffs nearby Cabo da Roca.Walking down through the path took about half and hour.Bear in mind this is also a nudist beach!

1  Thank Christensen W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So, this is a must. You have to go there, no matter how. Bike, hike, car or bus. You’ll have to be careful when hiking down. Need to have any athletic shoes. Use the left path or you can hike directly from Cabo da Roca....More

2  Thank Denis T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow!!! Fantastic nature, almost overwhelming. Would definitely recommend to visit Praia the Ursa if you have the chance, but be aware that the trail down is steep and challenging. I wore sandals, but wish I had better shoes. I had to walk really slow not...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2018 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

1  Thank ΠΑΝΑΓΙΩΤΗΣ Μ
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Reviewed March 31, 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 February 27, 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 February 17, 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 February 6, 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 January 30, 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 December 11, 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.

1  Thank Shirley T
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Áine-Márie d
December 28, 2017|
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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
August 10, 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
March 1, 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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