Fill your Lisbon beach holiday with beach games along the Estoril Coast. Laze on sheltered sands at Adraga Beach, or surf the waves off Guincho Beach. Party at beach bars along the Costa da Caparica or seek out the sheltered lagoon at Lagoa de Albufeira.
Hire a car to reach Lisbon's most secluded beaches on your holiday, including Adraga Beach west of Sintra, where pristine sands and blue waters are sheltered by cliffs. Take your beach holiday south of Lisbon in Setbal and catch the car ferry across to the Troia Peninsula for coastal sand dunes backed by pine forests.
Take your teenagers on a train to Carcavelos along the Estoril Coast on your Lisbon holiday to play beach football or volleyball. Join the yachting set at Cascais Marina where you can go on sailing or fishing trips. Or cycle along the coastal path to Guincho Beach, popular with serious surfers and windsurfers, who come for the Atlantic Ocean wind and waves.
Head south of Lisbon on your beach holiday to the Costa da Caparica, where little children can swim safely at Lagoa de Albufeira lagoon. Or take the train to the Estoril Coast, where there's no shortage of facilities and lifeguards. Join Portuguese on beach holidays near Lisbon at Praia das Maas, an inexpensive resort with bars, restaurants and a tram service to the town of Sintra.
Cross the Tagus River to Caparica on your Lisbon beach holiday, with beachfront restaurants and bars to keep you there until late. Or join holidaymakers and locals west of Lisbon on the beaches between Estoril and Cascais, where you'll find beach bars and seafood eateries, plus discos and a casino nearby.