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“rock formations”(22 reviews)
Estrada da Gale, Gale, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kilometres of wide sandy beach arcing from Gale to Armacao de Pera. Elevated board walk parallels the eastern segment, about 100 metres back from the water. Pleasant walk in the middle section where the elevated boardwalk lies on the north side of the dunes between...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Denis M
Reviewed 16 December 2018

We were staying very nearby and found this beach on our first day. There are numerous little coves and beaches along this coastline and in the summer will be great with bars and cafes. They are all closed in the winter but the beaches are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ann H
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Love this beach and the little cove, The cocktail bar for sundowners is something thiat just has to be done. In the winter our dogs love this beach runing in and out of the sea, great fun. (we pick up any thing they decide to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CT7ACG
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Our first time in the small resort of Gale and what a hidden gem. Clean, stunning beaches and three gorgeous beach restaurants, perfect for watching the sun go down. Need to book if you want a table on the outside balconies.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank daffydownlily
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Am in agreement with all that has already been written about this beach and can't add much more really. I think it will be liked by all those who visit here whether family, couples or solo. Easy to access and parking place at hand. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tom M
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Discovered Gale some 20 years ago,and have visited every year,washed by the Atlantic is very clean,sunloungers to rent,plenty of beach bars,but a short wlak you can find privacy. car parking along the back of the beach with boardwalks and steps. All Beach bars have toilets...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 27 October 2018

A good free car park right next to the beach. The choice is yours - sit on the clean sand, rent a surfboard and ride a wave, lounge on a sun bed under the shade, walk, walk the long beach to the horizon, find a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EssexSwallow
Reviewed 14 October 2018

You can go to this beach just to sit in the sun, swim or to rent a surf board. But the beach is also a nice starting point for a great walk west through the dunes and some swampy area with birds and plants. Absolutely...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank paul1956Zoeterwoude
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Best beach! Not crowded at least during the beginning of October. Still warm enough to get a tan but not a heat stroke. You can rent the beds and umbrella. Plus get drinks from the bar and relax on the beach and enjoy a cold...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Nice sandy beach. Not a large beach but a nice beach. You can rent a chaise lounge for 15 euros a day, you can bring your own chair and umbrella or just lie on a towel. There’s a few restaurants in site. Easy access to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Anna O
15 July 2018|
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Response from romeuc426 | Reviewed this property |
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Apolonia is the best supermarket in Galé area. Not Amazonia.
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Response from DogendEssex | Reviewed this property |
I usually have a hire car or use taxi,there is a rank in the marina and cost about 5 euros.