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Monte gordo beach

It's been over 20 years since I last visited Monte gordo and was pleasantly surprised by the new... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kevin N
via mobile
Nice beach

We had a great day there. First we had some lunch. It was lovely and didn’t break the Bank. Then we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Anne B
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“beautiful beach”(16 reviews)
“fishing boats”(6 reviews)
“small waves”(3 reviews)
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Monte Gordo's beachfront is peppered with outdoor bars, kiosks, cafes and restaurants. Therefore, those who would like to enjoy a tasty snack or refreshing cocktail will find there are many establishments from which to choose. Families will be happy...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Casino de Monte Gordo Avenida Infante Dom Henrique | 24a, Monte Gordo 8900, Portugal
+351 960 434 355
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All reviews beautiful beach fishing boats small waves long clean beach wooden walkway life guards lovely golden sand yellow sand local buses plenty of space safe bathing can walk for miles height of summer city hall front row families and couples board walk
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's been over 20 years since I last visited Monte gordo and was pleasantly surprised by the new boardwalk next to the beach. As I remembered from.last time the beach itself was spotlessly clean with superb firm sand. As it was November the beach itself...More

Thank Kevin N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great day there. First we had some lunch. It was lovely and didn’t break the Bank. Then we went to the beach, on the sign it said 12€ for 2 sun loungers and a parasol. We paid 8€ For 3 loungers and...More

1  Thank Anne B
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Out of date out of touch in need of a complete update Everything is 20years out of date Only the "English" looking for the thrill of going to the casino keep it in business

Thank peterhardy1949
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Every where over priced for what you get bars and restaurants not so good and too expensive for what the place is . Nice beach but that’s all .

Thank shazzbots01
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing beach resort, perfect for families and couples, no night life like Albufeira but with lovely bars, coffee shops, restaurants and late drink pubs with outside sitting area. Sea is calm and at good temperature and sands cleaned every night.

1  Thank DaveBartWrexham
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Perfect sand and sea for bathing , walking or swimming. Boardwalk is a great addition meaning you walk the full length of resort without touching the sand if you want! Yes there is some building work ongoing and we missed most of the construction work...More

1  Thank colin n
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Very noisy by the beach with some building works, machinery cutting...something that can be perfectly done when the season is over to avoid disturbing tourists..

Thank Carlos C
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

The beach was very big. Only the water was a bit dirty. But the water was good. You can swim safely long distances. There a large tides. The beach can get crowded .

Thank Fabienne P
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Monte Gordo isn’t the nicest resort I’ve visited in Portugal, it’s probably the worst. It’s not bad but it has nothing to rush back for, it’s close to Spain so it has quite a few trips over the border but if you wanted that you’d...More

Thank Thanatos72
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Huge beach lots of amenities and very well indicated and organized, with small bungalows all along the beach for toilets/showers and snacks.

1  Thank aria2012
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chinyeregiggins
2 November 2018|
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Response from 584rose | Reviewed this property |
Sunbeds and umbrellas are organised in sections along the beach and they are in fixed places. I think around 10 to 12 Euros for sunbed and umbrella. I went in August and didn't mind the breeze. I bought a beach umbrella from... More
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Valentim P
6 July 2017|
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Response from Ron-Hazel W | Reviewed this property |
You can hire beach chairs for about 10 euros for the day, this comes with a parasol close to the beach bars
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Christina R
2 June 2017|
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Response from JSM6147 | Reviewed this property |
Truthfully not at this hotel. The pool is tiny and there is not much room around the pool, so you could watch your child. When we went, although it was in the quiet periods, we found the hotel appealed to older Dutch and... More
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