Sun & Sea
In a city where the sun can shine 290 days per year, it is no surprise that there are so many beaches, swimming pools and parks to visit. From the urban beaches along the Linha de Cascais to the multicultural ones in Costa da Caparica, remote and crystal-clear beaches of Arrábida, and mysterious sands of Sintra, there is no lack of seaside areas to enjoy all the health benefits of the sun and sea. But if sand is not your thing, check out the guide for the best public and private pools for a cooling dip when it gets really hot. If you just want to sunbathe, find out here where the best parks and pavement cafés are to soak up the maximum amount of the city’s rays.