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Praia do Porto Pim

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Probably the best beach in the Azores

This little bay and beach is perfect for a long day by the sea. But keep in mind that the grey sand... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Oslo, Norway
A Lovely Area

Great beach surrounded by restaurants and cafes. Safe swimming and a popular place for locals and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Best beach ever. Come meet Porto Pim and have the best time of your life.
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Horta, Faial Island 9900, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little bay and beach is perfect for a long day by the sea. But keep in mind that the grey sand might be a little warm on hot days, and the thin ash sand also flies around on windy days. Regardless a beautiful place,...More

Thank gibsonwushu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great beach surrounded by restaurants and cafes. Safe swimming and a popular place for locals and tourists alike.

Thank Maudibe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good beach with safe access. There are eating places next door to the beach. Whale museum and aquarium nearby.

Thank Maura J
Reviewed 11 August 2018

It is at the far south of the town of Horta, past the main shopping area and marina. It is a fantastic place to take kids for a swim because it is sheltered and shallow, the water is clean, and there is a life guards...More

Thank JohnKernow
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Staying in Horta, the Porto Pim beach is an easy walk, you must climb the mountain and see the very nice bay of Porto Pim. This is one of the best views to the beautiful Horta.

Thank YN2005
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our time here. Good walks, interesting town and a great little bar over looking the bay. Worth a visit and try the fresh quiche at lunchtime.

Thank OldunSomerset
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We found that this beach tended to get busier towards the end of the day when tourists had finished their trips and locals their work. It's a lovely clean beach with shallow sheltered water making it good for kids. It's also good for snorkelling.

Thank Phil2480
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach in a sheltered cove in town, frequented by locals. Was very clean when we visited. Has a lifeguard and changing facilities, and restaurants nearby. The side near Monte de Guia is good for snorkeling.

Thank Alexa B
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I might be spoiled by magnificent, sandy Baltic beaches - but this one is really small ... some people may like it still.

Thank The_Protagonist
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Not only the view from the lookout point is superb, but the beach is really nice. Clear water and yellow sand.

Thank Ana L
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