Guincho is one of the most windy and popular kitespots in Portugal. The wind blows here almost everyday in summer and pretty often in the rest of the seasons. Kitesurfing on Guincho is pretty rough, mostly for experienced riders. It’s a choppy wave spot with pretty big swell and strong winds, which are blowing from the North West intensified by the nearby beautiful mountain with cliffs. It’s amazing higly energetical powerful kitesurfing spot, worth to try for experienced riders.

  Wind season: May-October

  Strongest winds: May-August

Waves: waves spot 1-5m (3.2-16ft)

Air temperature: 21-28°C (70-82°F)

  Water temperature: 18-23°C (64-73°F)

Guincho is a very beautiful beach, one of the most wonderful in Portugal. It has strong energy to it – there is a powerful ocean with big waves, picturesque cliffs, green hills and desert, combined all in one place. It’s a loved place by many surfers, kitesurfers, windsurfers and people, who love uncrowded beaches and pure nature around. The spot is located just 30 minutes away from Lisbon by car and it’s a must see place in Portugal. Read more about travel to Portugal here.

Wind and weather statistics in Guincho, Portugal:

Current forecast on Guincho, Portugal, Europe

The Best Kite Hotels on Guincho, Portugal:

There is a bunch of great options not far from the kitesurfing beach, which you should consider to book:

Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho Relais & Châteaux is located right on the kitesurfing spot, overlooking the ocean and spot. This fortress-style hotel offers breathtaking views of the ocean from its restaurant and hotel rooms. The restaurant has won a Michelin star in 2001 for its haute cuisine. With top-notch service and amazing views, you’ll feel like you’re on a cruise liner overlooking the ocean. Experience the ancient castle on the ocean cliff with the impressive ocean sound in all rooms.

Estalagem Muchaxo Hotel is a pretty rustic old hotel, located right on the Guincho kitesurfing spot overlooking it from the hotel rooms. The outdoor salty-water swimming pool is surrounded by 17-th century ruins. The bar and restaurant are overlooking the ocean and decorated in dark stone and wood with a fireplace inside.

The Oitavos is a modern beautiful hotel located on the hill overlooking the ocean just 5min drive from the Guincho beach in a luxury area of Quinta da Marinha. The hotel provides the wide range of SPA services and threatments with pool, gym and golf course. There are also outdoor salty water swimming pool, tennis, paddle, squash courts and more.

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