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Salema Beach

Vila do Bispo, Portugal
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Picturesque Beach

Although a man made beach, it is picture perfect with calm waters perfect for swimming. Many... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Charlie W
Rugby, United Kingdom
via mobile
One of the best beaches around

The scale of this beach is perfect. Can watch catch being brought ashore by local fishing boats... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Although a man made beach, it is picture perfect with calm waters perfect for swimming. Many restaurants along the beach front and the option to rent sun loungers. We are frequent visitors here when we come to stay nearby, there's a pull towards its familiarity...More

Thank Charlie W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The scale of this beach is perfect. Can watch catch being brought ashore by local fishing boats, pulled up the beach by a tractor. Sand perfect for families since good soft and hard areas for game playing. Surf can be rough so care with young...More

Thank Malcolm339
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Blue water and clear sand! This place is just amazing, you can enjoy with your family and there is some facilities. Must to go!

Thank keilapops
Reviewed 13 April 2017

It's clean, the views are fantastic . It's surrounded by exciting things such as fishing boats, a lovely park, cafes and cafe shops !

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Very clean beach. Beds and umbrellas available to hire for €10 for a pair per day. Lovely restaurant right in the beach for drinjs, I've creams and lunch.

Thank Linda J
Reviewed 29 March 2017

A quiet place in the off season. Lots of fisherman's cottages converted to summer rentals. Whole town is painted in white with colorful door and window trimmings, mostly in blue. Nice cafes facing the beach to hang around in off season or in the peak....More

Thank bonsternm1
Reviewed 22 January 2017

(offseason review...I'll bet this place is crazy in the high season) Stopped by while out exploring. What a beautiful, little hidden gem of a place! Gorgeous beach to walk on, possible dinosaur footprints to search for (we maybe found a couple...but they could also have...More

Thank Entiat
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Beautiful, safe, great swimming, never too crowded, no seaweed and rarely any flies. Jsut occasionally, if there has been a storm out at sea, the waves can be daunting. But this is the Atlantic, after all, and the great waves crashing on the beach make...More

Thank anthony g
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Salema Beach is a wide, sandy beach, with plenty of space to play! Parking is limited, so get there early! If you can't find a spot in the village you can park up the hill and access the beach through the boardwalk on the west...More

Thank jwdubs60
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Great beach in autumn or spring, when it's not crowded. Here you can start a hike to Burgau and than further to La Luz. Nice coastal walk!

Thank NoeB1
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Looking at the ocean beach for 2 wks may however we are wondering if the steep hill they mention leads us to the village please help as we really want to visit
9 January 2017|
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
Michael P
How far from Silves is this beach please. Thankyou
12 September 2016|
Response from Daisy21Duke | Reviewed this property |
Roughly 30 miles I'd say but you can probably get a more accurate distance on google.
volevo sapere come è possibile raggiungere Salema dall'aeroporto di Faro, perchè è abbastanza complicato. Premetto che arrivo dall'Italia e dovrò effettuare un cambio di aereo a Lisbona. Purtroppo l'unica compagnia aerea conveniente è la TAP Portugal. Il problema giunge a Faro. Con l'autobus ci vuole troppo tempo e non guido la macchina quindi diventa complicato. Avete qualche soluzione? Esiste un servizio taxi conveniente dall'aeroporto?
8 March 2015|
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