It may be that when planning a beach holiday not think about Portugal, but the fact is that the neighboring country offers kilometers of natural beauty spread across the continent, and Ozeres Madeira Islands. Best of all is that these paradises of sun and sand are within walking distance.

Beaches Calas Today we tell you about one of the most beautiful beaches in Portugal. This is the Praia das Macas, located in Sinatra, a Portuguese villa district of Lisbon which was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Want to discover more about this Portuguese beach? Well then you can not miss anything of what we tell you then!

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Apples on the beach

Praia das Macas is a wonderful beach that lies at the mouth of Apples River on the coast of the Colares, in the town of Sintra. Popular legend says that the name comes from the number of blocks that the river carried to the beach during the autumn months.

Strong currents

You can reach the beach on the famous tram Sintra. Once there you can not only enjoy a nice swim, but activities such as fishing, surfing, paragliding and kite surfing. Of course, you should take precautions when bathing and place here have strong currents.

To complete the day

If you have the opportunity to visit Praia das Macas complete the day we recommend having lunch or a drink at one of the restaurants located on the edge of the cliff, where you can enjoy a wonderful view. Here we leave our gallery where you can see more pictures of this beautiful Portuguese beach. Do not miss it!

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It may be that when planning a beach holiday not think about Portugal, but the fact is that the neighboring country offers kilometers of natural beauty spread across the continent, and Ozeres Madeira Islands. Best of all is that these paradises of sun and sand are within walking distance. Beaches...