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Guincho Beach is one of the biggest beaches in Cascais area.
It is situated in the Guincho Road, that links Cascais to Sintra.
Located in a dune area and very exposed to northern winds, Guincho is internationaly famous as a beach for nautical sports, such as windsurf.
The ocean can be quite dangerous for swimmers due to its strong tides and winds. However, when the weather is nice, Guincho is one of the most pleasant beaches in the region.
Through the Guincho Road several prestige Restaurants are located, as well as luxury hotels and night clubs.
The beach has lifeguard during summer time, with a First Aid centre, several restaurants and other beach facilities, such as several car parking (that can be quite crowded during summer time), and toilets.

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