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Barra beach is excellent. There is so much space so it never feels busy. The sand is nice and cool even when the weather is hot and the sea is so blue but I have to say, pretty chilly! The waves can get really high...More
Due to the bride being a native of Aveiro , we opted for an apartment in Praia Barra purely down to location & photos. The apartment was lovely & certainly big enough for 5 adults. The place itself is a beautiful seaside area with plenty...More
My husband is from here & we come often. The water is cold and it can be windy but it is our favourite vacation spot where we spend time with family and have made so many beautiful memories and cannot wait to return.
Apart from a few French and Spanish , we appeared to be the only non-Portuguese. Car parks fill up early in summer, especially on a Sunday. Good, unchallenging surf and also cafes. Lifeguards on the beach.
We were there the fist of July. We had to wear hoodies and we were still cold walking the beach in the evening. It was in the 50-60s Fahrenheit and constantly windy. One day was high 70s. However, during the week hardly anyone was there....More