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Perfect place for nature. Lagoons and sea.

Very good for family walks. National park. Protected place. Perfect for bird watching. If you like... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2015
via mobile
Winter walk on the Sao Jacinto Beach.

Aveiro is one of those unique cities able to offer a combination of urban sophistication... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2014
Hans G
Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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8 May 2017
“Beautiful deserted beach ”
19 Jul 2016
“Underappreciated Gem!”
Sao Jacinto 3800-901, Portugal
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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We visited at the beginning of May and only saw one other person on the beach. The sand is really soft and stretches for quite a distance. This is an area that is unspoilt and lovely to sit on the beach watching the sea. If...More

2  Thank Fiona H
Reviewed 19 July 2016

At the advice of the owners of my residencial in Aveiro, I was told I should take a boat over to nearby Sao Jacinto, a place where 'time stands still.' A short 20 minute bus ride from Aveiro brought me to the industrial area and...More

9  Thank backpacker31
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Sao Jacinto is the portuguese translation for Saint Hyacinth ... genderised in the masculine, Jacinto is a common name for Portuguese men with the tranlation to Jacinto being the original Roman name 'Hyacinthus'. Sao Jacinto and the neighbouring towns of Torriera and Murtosa have long...More

4  Thank Mike C
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Very good for family walks. National park. Protected place. Perfect for bird watching. If you like this activity, just do not miss this place. A bird sanctuary.

Thank matosfernandes_jaime
Reviewed 19 December 2014

Aveiro is one of those unique cities able to offer a combination of urban sophistication, historical attractions and wide, sandy beaches on which to relax and soak up the sun. The tourist has the multiple choice to enjoy Aveiro’s beaches, which include Sao Jacinto, Torreira,...More

6  Thank Hans G
Reviewed 19 August 2014

The São Jacinto is in the end of a 15km sand and natural park area within Ria de Aveiro. Was a naval base and fishermen place for many years. The beach is full of sand and very quiet and you have space for everything you...More

3  Thank JoaoManuelOliveira
Reviewed 14 May 2014

The beach and natural park of São Jacinto are the perfect place for a bike ride. You can ride your bike from Porto (around 70km totally flat) or from Ovar. From São Jacinto you can take the ferry to Aveiro, where you can take the...More

2  Thank maniakmike
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