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breathtaking beauty

The beach is not actually very big but at low tide you can move through a low cave onto another... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
kyredhead16
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Union, Kentucky
A nice small beach where at low tide is expanded through tunnels through the cliffs

At low tide this beach offers secluded coves accessed through tunnels through the cliffs. During... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Jill_Tune
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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22 Sep 2018
“breathtaking beauty”
18 Jul 2018
“A nice small beach where at low tide is expanded through tunnels through the cliffs”
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

The cove is hidden from the road that goes into the main town but well worth a visit. The steps down are reasonably steep but very wide. I did not go down but took some pictures there. It is not very crowded either.

Thank Keith K
Reviewed 23 September 2018

The beach is not actually very big but at low tide you can move through a low cave onto another beach where you can view the famous arch. There were 3 lifeguards there the day that we went. it was a beautiful day and there...More

Thank kyredhead16
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

At low tide this beach offers secluded coves accessed through tunnels through the cliffs. During the summer season there is a beach bar that does delicious and well priced pizzas.

Thank Jill_Tune
Reviewed 21 June 2018

This is a small, lovely beach with two parts in a cove. It is more isolated than Marina which is good as it is far less crowded. Also much easier to access than Marinha than the car park. They were rebuilding a cafe in our...More

Thank sjbarter
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

This is a nice small beach Easy access as the raid arrives not far from the sea level Not so many people but in April

Thank LaupomHK
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is really one of the nicer beaches and to be recommended ahead of the likes of Dona Ana. The water is deeper than it looks here so take care.

Thank Irish-mad-venturer
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We visited just prior to the exodus from the UK of summer holiday makers, this particular beach was closest for us and we found it to be very pleasant and clean. Well cleaner than most UK beaches anyway. The beach stretches for miles and there...More

Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 31 May 2017

boring resort,,,,nothing here to see and do if weather is bad then you have had it no shops only a couple mini marts and a supermarket a few restaraunts couple bars thats it

Thank leanne k
Reviewed 25 May 2017

it was springtime when we were there but still some people were at the beach. in any case it was nice view, a good 3 km walk by the ocen on the cliffs to the nearby city, fresh air, great nature

Thank esat t
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We had done the walk from Marinha to Benagil and decided to do the one from MRinhavto Albandeira. This walk is a bit easier but has one major dip that is a bit hard for seniors to climb down and then up again. Other than...More

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Response from Rebecca C | Reviewed this property |
Porches, in my opinion is much less touristy than Albufiera, so I would go with there, there are so many beautiful little coves and beaches to choose from, or there are a number of gorgeous restaurants in Porches that would... More
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