The rough sea at Guincho beach near Cascais may create difficulties for you, but it sets your adrenaline pumping through your veins. This is the place preferred all year round by fans of surfing, windsurfing or bodyboarding. A little further north is the beach of Praia Grande, which is frequently the venue for major international surfing and bodyboard events.
But the sea also offers you another range of emotions - those connected with sailing.
Cascais Marina is fully equipped to welcome the growing number of people for whom sailing is a pleasure, an escape, a form of entertainment, relaxation and discovery. There are companies and associations that provide information for those who want to take part in water sports and regattas, whether purely for pleasure or for competitive purposes.