Duquesa Beach

Praia de Duquesa - Cascais Praia de Duquesa - Cascais
© Can Stock Photo Inc / All rights reserved

Duquesa Beach

This popular beach gets its name from the Palace of the Dukes of Palmela (Palacio do Duque de Palmela) which overlooks it. Along with adjoining Praia de Conceição, this is the most easily accessed beach from Cascais town and the train station. As such it can get pretty busy in the summer months.

At lower tides Praia de Duquesa and Conceição beaches join together to form one sandy stretch. As the tide comes in they are separated by the Faial Chalet the former Court of Justice for Cascais province, however you can still walk between the two beaches on the Estoril-Cascais coastal promenade.

Other beaches near Duquesa Beach

Duquesa Beach tide times

  • Wed 17th July
    Low 6:03am (1.46m)
    High 12:22pm (2.82m)
    Low 6:40pm (1.42m)
  • Thu 18th July
    High 12:49am (2.79m)
    Low 6:58am (1.35m)
    High 1:16pm (2.98m)
    Low 7:32pm (1.26m)
  • Fri 19th July
    High 1:43am (2.92m)
    Low 7:46am (1.22m)
    High 2:04pm (3.15m)
    Low 8:19pm (1.08m)
  • Sat 20th July
    High 2:31am (3.05m)
    Low 8:31am (1.08m)
    High 2:49pm (3.32m)
    Low 9:03pm (0.91m)

Duquesa Beach Location

Rate this beach

Average: 3.8 (6 votes)

Related articles


Cascais travel guide »

At the end of one of the suburban train lines out of the capital lies Cascais. This once tiny fishing village has grown in the last century to become the elegant beach town that it is today. Visitors are no stranger to Cascais, having...