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Praia da ursa

Cabo da Roca, Sintra, Portugal
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Cabo da Roca, Sintra, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is full of locals which is great, it isn't overly crowded and their are life guards. The waves here are huge and very rough, while the locals were able to drive straight in, we took a bit longer to adjust, as the water...More

Thank Gigi_Winnie
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

It takes 15 to 20 minutes to walk down to the beach via a small path, but the views are astonishing during the walk and once on the beach. A diversity of people, hippies, families, nudists, a.o. all enjoying the same beautiful peace of nature.

Thank koetsierb
Reviewed 13 August 2017

From Sintra drive to Cabo da Roca. Just before getting there you will find a sign and parkinglot on your right. You can walk or drive up to the point from where you have to go down. We found the way down to be more...More

Thank biancoydiaman
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Easily one of the most beautiful beaches I've ever been to. It's absolutely stunning. It's a bit hard to get to, as you have to go down this massive cliff, and it's quite steep at times, but it's so worth it. Be ware of naked...More

Thank zecuritas
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Beautiful gold sanded beach that is worth to visit! Make sure you are wearing comfortable sport shoes for the descend and then when coming back - you need to be careful because it is a bit steep and dangerous. But the beach is stunning, so...More

Thank Adina M
Reviewed 10 August 2017

What can I say... You have to go there! For me and my fiance is the best beach in Portugal. Truly amazing, worth to visit :)

Thank PatrycjaRT
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I wouldn't take small kids with me. Take the ones who like to climb mountains because that is exactly what you are going to do - first go down quite a steep mountain and them climb all the way up. There is no other way...More

4  Thank multilingua
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Be sure to check out this beach whenever you're in the area. The secluded and clean beach is a hidden gem. Be aware of the steep and not fully safe climb.

Thank berghuissven
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Praia da Ursa is definitely one of the most beautiful beaches not only in Sintra district but in the entire Portugal. The path along the mountains provides the spectacular views over the coastline filled with rocks and small beaches. It is a kind of hidden...More

Thank Verunka G
Reviewed 8 July 2017

What a breathtaking experience. If you're planning to hike down to the beach, make sure to take the path to the left - not the right! We first tried hiking down the right side, not knowing it was for very experienced hikers. We returned the...More

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Jill M
10 August 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
1 March 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!
krisholi f
1 February 2017|
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Response from Oldie64 | Reviewed this property |
You can catch the bus from Sintra - takes about 30/40 mins. Can't remember the fare but it isn't very expensive.