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Praia Grande

Colares, Sintra, Portugal
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nice beach” (8 reviews)
“big waves” (6 reviews)
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Colares, Sintra, Portugal
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"nice beach"
in 8 reviews
"big waves"
in 6 reviews
"dinosaur footprints"
in 5 reviews
"atlantic waves"
in 2 reviews
"steep steps"
in 2 reviews
"the bus"
in 3 reviews
"surfing"
in 15 reviews
"swimmers"
in 2 reviews
"wetsuits"
in 3 reviews
"rocks"
in 2 reviews
"beauty"
in 3 reviews
"cascais"
in 2 reviews
"europe"
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"climbing"
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"hill"
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"euros"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came across this beach driving from Arenhos do Mar to Cabo da Roca. It is nice and wide, and has decent sized waves to enjoy body surfing. Cold though.

Thank alikarim
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this beach on a hot enough day water was freezing but it was still fabulous. The pool is a great feature and added to the beauty I thought. Definitely worth a visit

Thank Sarah H
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

This is a great beach for those who like to swim in big waves. The water is very shallow for at least 100 meters making it quite safe despite the large waves. Lots of surfers though so swimmers have to be careful not to get...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Did a lovely walk from Praia Agraga to Praia Grande. Beautiful vistas along the way. Be sure to go to the stairs and see the dinosaur footprints along the cliff! Did not spend any time on praia grande beach as it has a big hotel...More

2  Thank Sharilyn C
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Many surfers, big wawes, and in April this beache is only for the surfers and for promenade or to visit a restaurant nearby.

Thank Manuela L
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Praia grande is a big beach after its name. It's a sufing beach as well. Every year, on summer time we have a surf championship. It's a beach where the locals go. It's a family friendly beach.

2  Thank isabelrva
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Praia Grande is a great place to surf (or to just hang out and watch the surfers). If you do surf, a wetsuit is a must as the Atlantic can get a little brisk. But, the sand is extensive and a little bit of a...More

Thank A A
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Praia Grande or the big beach is a coastal area near Colares that borders on the Atlantic ocean. All the beaches in Portugal are beautiful it is hard to go wrong and so many to see. October was an unseasonable 35 celcius this year.

Thank chickandbeast
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Justcant beat this as a walker and watcher there is comfortable walking plenty of watering holes and the constantly changing Atlantic Ocean rolling in and whatever the weather surfers pushing themselves to the limit

Thank John T
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

The whole place feels like has not moved in time. Most of the establishments supporting the Beach are from many a year however. Humble but in many ways beautiful Atlantic Coast Beach Area.

Thank dellingermiguel
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