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Foz do Arelho 2500, Portugal
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All reviewslagoon sidebeautiful beachon dutytwo sidescalm waterslots of parkingpublic toiletscrashing wavesclean sandcafes and restaurantsobidos lagoonlong beachmain beachfamilies and coupleshuge wavescold watergreat spot
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had 2 nights in a seafront apartment at Foz do Arelho. From when we arrived last Sunday night there was the most amazing sea fog that limited our visibility substantially. We have since learnt that this is not particularly unusual at this time of...More

Thank pakabay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice beach, with a vast areal, perfect for families, in fact it has different beaches within it. The north part is more surf-oriented, with big waves, while the south part has a small bay, with low & calm waters (a little bit like Algarve,...More

Thank joaoandreferro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

During our stay at Foz we probably went to the beach everyday, probably 20mins walk from our holiday rental. The beach itself is really big, loads of sand and very safe for young children and away from the road. The beach is very clean and...More

Thank Zidane76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Something for everyone. Surf and waves on one side, you need to be a confident swimmer although playing in the waves at low tide less so but stay in between the yellow and red flags. The lagoon side is for any level but it can...More

1  Thank craigbmw76
Reviewed 19 August 2018

There is so much of this beach to discover and it is easy to find bits that are almost empty. The water is warm in the lagoon and very calm so great for swimming.

Thank annastylewhite
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

If you are ever in obidos, Ferrell you must check out foz it is beautiful breathtaking and makes for a nice picture. The lagoa is amazing making it easy to find little areas for the kids to swim must see I love it always go...More

Thank PiqueBranden
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The beach of Foz do Arelho is the nearest from the city of Obidos (a 15 minutes drive). The place is quiet and beautiful. A beautiful lagon as well.

Thank leonardo_1964
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This beach is fantastic! Miles of clean sand so it never feels crowded. There is free parking and good toilet facilities. Would advise children and weak swimmers to use the lagoon side as the Atlantic side has very strong surf and tides. There are plenty...More

2  Thank Eileen K
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

I can literally not say a bad word about this beach. It is amazing. So quiet, chilled, clean, tidy and beautiful. Plenty of icecream stops and restaurants along the beach. Football goals and volley ball nets to. It is literally perfect.

Thank Dazbananas
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice beach with amazing views over the ocean and the bay/lagoon. In the lagoon the water is calm and 'safer' except with tide when the current is quite heavy. The oceanside has the usual heavy current and waves which are not for kids or...More

3  Thank Jay_Lange76
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28 July 2018|
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Response from M8310ZZpeterh | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so we didn't see anywhere when we were there
Vicki K
27 March 2017|
Response from alanelucas | Reviewed this property |
Yes we definitely saw dogs on the beach. This was October time. Not sure if they have any summer time restrictions though.
22 November 2015|
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Response from chrisparker49 | Reviewed this property |
They are in the process of building a large golf resort. it is on the other side of the lagoon from Foz. i actually do not think it will make much difference. In Foz they are building but there are loads of villas which are... More