One of the good things about Lisbon is its location, a feature that makes it one of the few European capitals to have the most diverse offers to those who visit us.
In Lisbon one can enjoy the culture that the city has to offer, a secular history to learn and several
nearby beaches to visit. The beach is not the main reason why tourists visit Lisbon, but once you’re here there are beaches at half hour away, which make it pretty easy to visit and enjoy.
Here we introduce you to the Top 5 – Beaches near Lisbon that you should visit in case you’re looking to get a Portuguese tan:
1 – Caparica
An unbeatable beach front that stretches for many miles. It is one of the main destinations for locals and it features the Transpraia, a train that connects Caparica town to Fonte da Telha beach.
2 – Grande
Very popular amount surfers and body boarders, Praia Grande has the longest unbroken stretch of sand in the area, offering a good variety of bars and restaurants.
3 – Carcavelos
This is the broadest and longest beach along the Estoril coast and although near to Lisboa, Carcavelos still offers good water quality.
4 - Lagoa de Albufeira and Meco
Located in the Southern part of 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 the traditional and picturesque village.
5 - Estoril and Cascais
At 30 min distance in a train ride from Lisbon, these beaches get very crowded because of the size and are supported by a huge variety of bars and restaurants.