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Address: Rua Nova, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Portugal
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Fogo Lake Full Day UTV Tour
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Nordeste Small-Group Full Day Tour with Lunch

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We went here after we got on our our early flight from Boston to kill some time before check in. Beautiful black sand beach. It was pretty quiet we felt like we had the whole... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 July 2015
Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

This beach is safe beach with life guards constantly on the watch for strong currents. You can also leave your bags on the beach without worrying whether anyone would steal it. The beach is very clean and it's a beautiful spot with some dining lunch options. This beach is definitely better than the north beach if you like to experience... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We spent a few hours at this beach as part of our "beach tour" around the island. Had I known how nice it was we would have stayed longer. The waves were a bit high but if you were careful you could get in the water which was clean with nice black sand between your toes. There was lots of... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The water is really dirty, do not recommend this beach. Feels like you're swimming with garbage (cans, glass bottles, band aids)

Thank Ana F
Vila do Conde, Portugal
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

The beach is breathtaking: Beautiful black sand, perfect waves, good restaurants nearby, lots of parking space, showers. It is really a hidden gem.

1 Thank Cristina_Hugo
Jersey City, New Jersey
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

We went here after we got on our our early flight from Boston to kill some time before check in. Beautiful black sand beach. It was pretty quiet we felt like we had the whole beach to our selves!

1 Thank runnerchicknyc
Porto District, Portugal
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224 reviews
122 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2015

De destacar a oferta diversificada de lojas existente nas galerias comerciais, tais como restaurantes de gastronomia diversa, bares/pubs, lojas com outros serviços, agência bancária, artesanato dos Açores, gift shop, agência de viagens, rent-a-car, centro de estética, parafarmácia, perfumaria, artigos de desporto e whale watching, entre outras actividades. This new development is physically connected to the old marina of Ponta Delgada... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2014 via mobile

If you've never seen a black sand beach this would be a good place to experience it. The beach is very small and quiet. You may see some fish but that's about it. One hour here and you're done.

4 Thank Barry C
Kiev, Ukraine
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177 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014

A big sand (black sand) beach with beach-rescue. It also has bathing-huts with toilets and dusch and a very nice view on the nearby city and a church

2 Thank Nadiya K
Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2014

Easy enough to find, good restaurant café close by. Enjoy a swim and a lunch break by the water. Soothing location to just sit and chill....

1 Thank GeneRusso
Usk, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2014

As the weather was rather poor, we didn't actually stop for a swim. There didn't seem to be much in the way of facilities, except for the beach cafe.

Thank Peter K

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