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Praia Calhau D'Areia

Rua de Santa Catarina, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel 9600-501, Portugal
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BLACK SAND & HAPPY PEOPLE!

It seems odd (when you're not used to it!) seeing people enjoying BLACK sand....I'm from the UK and... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
HERMOSAMARIPOSA1
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UK
Nice Beach

The views on this beach are breath taking. The beach does tend to get crowded fast. You have to get... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
CatarinaCip
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Perfect place to enjoy the sun and the sea with your family.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
25 Sep 2017
“BLACK SAND & HAPPY PEOPLE!”
9 Mar 2017
“Nice Beach”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Rua de Santa Catarina, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel 9600-501, Portugal
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

It seems odd (when you're not used to it!) seeing people enjoying BLACK sand....I'm from the UK and am not used to other than white or golden sand! This is a lovely, local beach....by which I mean that I don't think there are were many...More

4  Thank HERMOSAMARIPOSA1
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

The views on this beach are breath taking. The beach does tend to get crowded fast. You have to get there early.

2  Thank CatarinaCip
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