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View a beach of spectacular natural beauty at Praia da ursa, where thousands of years of the Atlantic's wind and waves have carved the rocks and cliffs into interesting shapes, including a huge stone in the form of a bear. Located in the Natural Park of Sintra, this piece of shoreline--Europe's westernmost beach--can be difficult to access due to the steep, rocky hill leading down to it. Once at the bottom, explore the sandy shore and blue, albeit cold, waters. Nudists favor this attraction for its hard-to-reach location. Consider delaying your visit if the weather is rainy, because the climb becomes too slippery to travel here safely. See Praia da ursa and all Sintra has to offer by arranging your trip with our Sintra online trip builder.
Tours to Praia da ursa
Trip to Secret Paradisaical Beach from Lisbon BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $160
Duration: 8 to 12 hours
Private Tour: The Mystical, Magical, Medieval Town of Sintra with tickets and lunch BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $233
Duration: 8 hours
Private Day Trip of Fairy Tale Sintra BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $139
Duration: 4 hours
Praia da ursa reviews
Beautiful view! It's worth visiting, but if you prefer a beach to relax and spend the day, there are many other beaches for you to choose from. This is a quick visit for pictures. A lot of tourists... more »
I found Cabo da Roca to be beautiful and the ocean crashing against the cliffs. There are some hiking trails to explore, well worth the trip out here. more »
Best beach that I have ever seen!
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