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This is a beautiful sandy beach which goes on and on. The water is cold most of the time, but swimable once you are in! If you like long walks along gorgeous beaches with minimal tourists, this is for you. A few places along the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mama s
Reviewed 8 November 2018

7 km gently shelving golden sands. Blue/green sea. Little shelter on beach so beware. Great for an evening walk.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Heidi M
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Stretching from Lagos pretty much to Portimao, the Meia Praia is a gorgeous long crescent shaped stretch of golden sand. The dunes behind host a number of good beach bars and restaurants. Good for a walk.. a long wall along the shore

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mabinho
Reviewed 21 October 2018

In Portuguese Meia Praia means "half beach", presumably because the miles of golden sand are interrupted by the entrance to Alvor harbour. It must be the biggest half beach in the world.... The sandy beach, backed by dunes, has lifeguards in the summer. The sea...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank k2397
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Very nice beach to stroll along. You do not see many people go for a swim as the water in the Atlantic is slightly on the cool side.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tom D
Reviewed 18 October 2018

It was a bit disapointing and really needs a revamp. The changing rooms are a bit shabby. The bar area was fine but the whole appearance of the Huts needs to be ubgraded

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank maryfairy97
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Beautiful beach with plenty of sunbeds and umbrellas. Also a few restaurants along the beach serving great food at reasonable prices. Just be aware waves can be very strong at times and not really suitable for children swimming. Towards the end of the beach is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Joan S
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Great boardwalk, a few restaurants along the way, wide and Long Beach, boat rentals available. Chair and shade rentals. Quiet in October.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ann F
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Without a doubt one of the finest beaches in the world. I believe I walked eight km on it the afternoon I visited, from the family end to the nude optional end and back. Also, the food and drinks are very inexpensive, too. Definitely a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank primeonetx
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Went here for our honeymoon. Our first trip to Portugal. Absolutely loved it would highly recommend. Lovely place

Date of experience: October 2018
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george n
25 August 2018|
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Response from Cheryl B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry a bit late in answering. There is a road train service that runs from Lagos by the marina to the last part of meia Praia beach by Sol restaurant. Get of here and then go past Sol and down wooden walkway turn left and... More
george n
17 August 2018|
Response from Cheryl B | Reviewed this property |
Catch the road train to the last stop by the Sol restaurant and then just walk along beach to the left hand side
26 July 2018|
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Response from Cheryl B | Reviewed this property |
I own a house in Praia de luz which is only a 5 min drive from the beach