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day on the Ocean

Great way to spend a day. soft sand and gentle waves. no crowds to deal with although parking... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
William B
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Beautiful little beach!

We were looking for one of these rocky beaches along the Algarve coast and came here following... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Waregem, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Great way to spend a day. soft sand and gentle waves. no crowds to deal with although parking requires a bit of walking. plenty of places nearby for eating and libation.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank William B
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We were looking for one of these rocky beaches along the Algarve coast and came here following google maps. This is a little beach surrounded by rocky cliffs. Very quite also. Suddenly, I spotted a little cave and going through the hole, we got a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Piet250
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

I live in Cornwall and am surrounded by beautiful beaches, but this is my favourite in the world. Easy to drive to (in used to one track Cornish lanes) - I love the fact that you can dump your car and the beach is so...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Praia de Albandeira is an idyllic small beach that in contrast to most other beaches has no stones in the water on the left side. When the tide is low, you can walk through the rock tunnel to get to the neighbor beach and an...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank Nomade1210
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely beach with sand all the way into the sea, no seaweed or broken shells when we visited. No problems parking at 4pm at end of July. Access is via road with lots of single track passing spaces which was easy with a small car.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank davidcU9076RJ
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Between Quarteira and Carvoeira on the Algarve coast you'll find this little gem of a beach tucked away. Just a short piece of dirt road needs to be driven. Tide was high when I came and still it was stunning. There's work being done to...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank 497mcm
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Great beach. Has some good protection from the wind. Good cafe with snack food. A little off the beaten track but was a good find. Sometimes you could be the only people on the beach. Over Easter.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank JenP1167
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We went to this beach because the last time we were in the Algarve two years ago, this was our favourite beach. We were a little disappointed this time. The rock formations are amazing and just how we remembered it. This time we noticed a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Kow34
Reviewed 4 April 2016

typical Algarvian beach but with a great feeling about it. Difficult to find, lovely setting, romantic, small yet practical and with a good restaurant to eat and drink. Absolutely amazing at sunset with great colours and a great view of the arch

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank rickyspa1
Reviewed 24 March 2016

nice to go an see the cliffs, the sea, the vegetation, good for walking and to appreciate the nature

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank TiaJaneca
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