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“nature reserve”(38 reviews)
“board walk”(13 reviews)
“great beach”(20 reviews)
Salgados, Gale, Albufeira, Portugal
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 June 2015

We used this beach when staying Salgados Dunas Suites recently. Beautiful sandy beach which went for miles - walked to Armaceo De Pera (1 hr approx across the beach) well serviced by a couple of cafes and toilets. Sunbeds are approx 12 E for two...More

3  Thank janice_connor
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 31 July 2013

A beach side cafe/restaurant with fine dining prices so beware. The food was great but be careful of the pricing. We got served bread and local cheese and fish pate as appetisers without ordering them and then got charged per head for all 12 of...More

1  Thank Roboooc
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All reviews nature reserve board walk great beach sand dunes beach bar wooden walkway long beach clean sand quiet beach life guards sun loungers clear water high season water sports nice walk beach front restaurants and bars
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

fantastic sandy beach,with tidal inlet to nature reserve,plenty of car parking,top restaurant and beach bar,toilets,showers board walks and sunlougers with grass umbrellas

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner decided that I needed a break from the stress of my work situation and my studies so we are in Portugal for a long weekend. I do love this part of the Portuguese coast and Albufeira. This has been a short, forced break...More

Thank Phill N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 3 rd visit to this beautiful piece of paradise , it is best here to watch the sun set , it’s quite amazing , lovely , clean golden sands , relax and enjoy

1  Thank Loulou4u2323
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beach here goes on for miles. It is very clean and unspoiled with only the occasional cafe and toilets. Would definitely recommend.

1  Thank Karen_5410
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Great beach! Not crowded at least during the beginning of October. Still wan enough to get a tan but not a heat stroke. You can rent the beds and umbrella. Plus get drinks from the bar and relax on the beach and enjoy a cold...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I loved Salgados beach, our hotel was close so not too far to walk but it was not too busy, the sea was amazing, great waves so a bit choppy for my 7 year old but my 10 year old loved it! Highly recommend

Thank ruthiesowray
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

We visited as a family of 6 on Tuesday 18th September and were ALL gutted we hadn’t eaten here before as it was our last night. Each and everyone of us enjoyed our starters and our mains. We did have a 7 month old baby...More

Thank CKisbo
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This is a lovely beach which is clean and not crowded, used mainly by local Portugese. Backed by a natural reserve with lots of birds it is a pleasure to visit in the morning for a walk. Highly recommend

1  Thank ba1751
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Very sandy beach, parking close to beach,no climbing. Clear water, no seaweed. Lovely shallow water inlet left after the tide goes out, our 3 year old loved it. Great bar & restaurant at entry to beach. Good food. Some water sports available. Returned here a...More

2  Thank Emmagloucestershire
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Hot, clean and quiet ocean water. There's a water inlet were small children can play. Clean sand. Good support bar.

1  Thank Rodrigo O
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Anne J
17 June 2018|
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Response from lroberts8787 | Reviewed this property |
i stayed in October and the area was extremely quiet. no shops just 2 supermarkets . several cafe/ restaurants. we walked to armecoa de pera along beach , took over an hour Doubt u could walk into Albufeira itself... More
4 March 2018|
Response from 293neilk | Reviewed this property |
some most certainly will be open,not all but I would say most. Hope this helps from Neil
20 January 2017|
Response from OriginalRobyn | Reviewed this property |
We tend to visit first thing in the morning or when the sun is setting, we have seen many types of birds including flamingos and Storks