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The most beautiful beach , crystal blue waters, surrounded by stunning rock coastline. Sun beds to... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Fleur B
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Very pleasant beach situated in a fishing village

Fairly long sandy beach that boasts many restaurants and bars. WC facilities are clean and free... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Alan R
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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Vila do Bispo, Portugal
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Always make time to visit this beach when on holiday although its way out in the Western Algarve. Beautiful little fishing town which retains much of its character. Perfect sandy beach and only 10 euro for sun loungers. Toilets easily accessible and great restaurant overlooking...More

3  Thank Louby5
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Reviewed 28 July 2014

Although the beach at Salema was gorgeous, the cold water and incessant winds make it impossible for me to recommend it as a destination. Positives: + picturesque waters & powdery sand + available parking + the smaller village made for a less crowded beach Negatives...More

2  Thank Pat B
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The most beautiful beach , crystal blue waters, surrounded by stunning rock coastline. Sun beds to hire , and luxury double sun beds for a treat. Not busy , not noisy , a few restaurants and bars , it’s perfect , a slice of heaven.

Thank Fleur B
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Fairly long sandy beach that boasts many restaurants and bars. WC facilities are clean and free. All the time we visited there was a lifeguard on duty. Massage available. The sea can vary from very calm to exciting waves. The water always seemed warm enough...More

1  Thank Alan R
Reviewed 1 September 2018

great beach, best beach bar EVER, better than Bondi, just FANTASTIC ..... also I went rockclimbing ..... the sea wasn't too far in so it was good

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Reviewed 25 July 2018

beautiful and quiet day at the beach with lots of great bars nearby in the quaint fishing villages. Heard others say that there were better options but it was close to our villa and definitely worked for us.

1  Thank StVincents13
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

this beach is just ok by algarve standards. but it is a quiet nice village with plenty of good restaurants. fishing boats active from the beach. very relaxing here. not overwhelmed with tons of people. great spot to stay while exploring area.

1  Thank tom s
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Beautiful large sandy beach off a an activity fishing village. The ocean views were amazing here, the beach walks serene and so beautiful, enjoyed!

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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Great beach , with restaurants bars etc , quaint fishing village , very picturesque. Good size with lifeguards and sun beds etc. Clean well maintained. The town is very nice too and fantastic cliff walks to Burgua which pass two other coves and give great...More

Thank carpeteddie
Reviewed 15 April 2018

This is a great and quiet beach in april. I think it's to crowded in the summer months. You find it at a small beach town/fishing village.

1  Thank NoeB1
Reviewed 14 April 2018

A lot of beaches in this area have had the sand removed by storms, but Salema has more than most. A decent walk along the beach is possible, with an offshore sandbar with a bit of a wave on it. OK village with a few...More

1  Thank BrightonShredhead
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

This time of year there’s no where open and once you’ve dipped your toes in the water then that’s your lot. Salema is pretty run down and needs a major facelift - unless you enjoy resorts unspoilt by progress.

2  Thank TheGrubHunter
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allynbGoole
9 January 2017|
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Response from twin411 | Reviewed this property |
yes, salema village is at the bottom of the hill, the hill is steep, i walked it and did not find it a problem. salema is a lovely village with great food and the beach is lovely! enjoy
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Michael P
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Response from Daisy21Duke | Reviewed this property |
Roughly 30 miles I'd say but you can probably get a more accurate distance on google.
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