By making the most of its natural environment Sesimbra offers both its visitors & its locals plenty of fun outdoor activities to get their heart racing. The following list can be used as a source of inspiration for fun & active things to do if you want to visit Sesimbra.
The quality of breaks & swells on Sesimbra beaches are exceptionally good, especially at Praia das Bicas & Praia do Meco. Unlike other surfing spots near Lisbon, the ocean here is not so crowded, making it a much more enjoyable experience.
Surf lessons from local instructors are available on request for guests of Quinta do Miguel.
For lovers of nature, the pine forests in Sesimbra & Arrabida Natural Park offer trails along ancient paths that lie in harmony with the unique species of flora & fauna of this region. Quinta do Miguel itself is backed on to by a beautiful forest which has trails leading to the beach.
Eco-tours from local guides are available on request for guests of Quinta do Miguel.
Cycling & Mountain Biking
For cycling or mountain bike enthusiasts, the on-road & off-road trails in Sesimbra are both fun & adventurous. Take advantage of this regions fresh countryside air, natural beauty & stunning coastline which never fails to impress.
Bike hire is available on request for guest of Quitna do Miguel.
On Praia das Bicas you have the opportunity to experience this beautiful beach from a unique & magnificent bird’s eye perspective. Take flight from the cliff overlooking the beach & encounter an experience you will never forget.
Paragliding experiences are available on request for guests of Quinta do Miguel.
Sesimbra has its very own official motocross track known as Alfraim or Pista do Botas. The track is built on sandy ground, is 1500 meters long & has hosted events for championships such as the YAMAHA Trophy. As well, there are many unofficial tracks in the local forests of Sesimbra which are commonly used for Motor cross due to their sandy surfaces.
Motorcross experiences are available on request for guests of Quinta do Miguel.
Venture along the coast of Sesimbras’ famous Arrábida Natural Park to explore hidden caves & secret beaches, only accessible by boat. From breath taking rock formations to the crystal clear waters, the natural beauty of this experience is truly amazing.
Kayaking experiences are available on request for guests of Quinta do Miguel
Snorkeling & Scuba Diving
Dive right in & explore the spectacular underwater world that Sesimbra has to offer. From fresh water lakes to the big blue Atlantic Ocean, spend a day discovering the endless amount of wonderful marine species that inhabit these incredible environments.
Snorkeling or scuba diving experiences are available on request for guests of Quinta do Miguel.