Carcavelos, Lisbon District, Portugal

Praia de Carcavelos

Praia de Carcavelos is a popular beach located in the Carcavelos region of Portugal, just outside of Lisbon. The beach boasts fine white sand and crystal clear waters, making it a popular destination for families, tourists, and locals alike. One of the main draws of Praia de Carcavelos is its excellent surfing and bodyboarding conditions. The beach is known for its consistent waves, making it an ideal spot for both experienced and novice surfers. For those looking to learn, there is even a surf school for juniors on the beach. Despite the water being cold, this doesn't deter surfers and other beachgoers from enjoying all that Praia de Carcavelos has to offer.

In addition to the surfing and swimming, Praia de Carcavelos also offers plenty of amenities for visitors. Loungers and parasols are available for rent, and there are a variety of bars and restaurants serving up delicious seafood dishes. The beach also has parking, toilets, and showers available for use. One of the best things about Praia de Carcavelos is that it's accessible to everyone, including people with disabilities. The beach has ramps and wheelchair accessible pathways, making it easy for everyone to enjoy the beautiful scenery and refreshing ocean.

Praia de Carcavelos is easily accessible by public transportation, making it a convenient destination for visitors to Lisbon. The beach is served by a train station, Carcavelos, which is located just a short walk from the beach. Trains to Carcavelos run frequently from Lisbon, with the journey taking around 20 minutes. Additionally, the beach is served by several bus routes, with stops located near the beach. For those arriving by car, there is ample parking available near the beach.

What to do at Praia de Carcavelos?


Praia de Carcavelos amenities include parking, toilet, shower and loungers.


Best bars near Praia de Carcavelos include Fizz Beach Bar, Bar dos Gémeos, Bbeach Oeiras Club, Casa da Praia, Sunset Beach Bar, Bar Moinho and Angels Bar.


Best restaurants near Praia de Carcavelos include Casa da Praia, Tricana da Barra, Grande Onda, Angels Bar, La Plage, Dark Kitchen, Restaurante Hollywood, Cabana das Paixões and Shangrilla.

Visitor Reviews

Visitor reviews highlight that visitors love the broad and large sand area, the accessibility for people with disabilities, and the beach activities at Carcavelos beach. Some visitors complain about the lack of enough shower and restroom facilities. However, visitors recommend this beach as one of the best in Portugal.

Where is Praia de Carcavelos?

Latitude: 38.68120937 / Longitude: -9.33642356

Praia de Carcavelos is located in Carcavelos. The following map of Praia de Carcavelos shows the exact location.

Where to Stay near Praia de Carcavelos?

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