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Estrada da Gale, Gale, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This September was the first time we've not visited Gale beach and this was because it was so very busy and we couldn't find anywhere to park! It's usually hard to park, but if you can, it is a must visit. The sand is lovely...More

Thank anji_7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gale beach is fantastic, with a long stretch of sand. The beach can get busy, but as it is a large beach, you can still find space. The beach is quite exposed, so you can get some great waves.There is also quite a lot of...More

3  Thank shropshirenick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit this beach as the other beaches were very busy during August. Lovely long sandy beach with restaurants close by. Sunloungers available. You must look out for the guy who sells the donuts which are filled with various delicious stuff including nutella,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My favourite of the Algarve, has everything, cafes, restaurants, showers and toilets. To the right is a classic beach to the left rocky. Nice surf, slightly sheltered.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean beach, great swimming opportunity. Beach restaurant, loungers and brollies available to hire. Parking available close to beach

Thank Teardrop63
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Fabulous holiday in a fantastic, friendly and lovely location. Wonderful hotel with great facilities. Highly recommended but that doesn't do it justice!

Thank Norman M
Reviewed 31 July 2018

wonderful beach, with a restaurant beside it so you can cool down and not need to leave if you get peckish. there is parking a short walk up a laneway from the beach.

1  Thank Jill G
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Water very cold. Nice beach, quite small so busy. Two sun loungers cost €15, three sun loungers cost €20.

1  Thank hollymae9
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely beach, stretch of sand as long as you can see. Restaurants to eat at, snack bars and sun beds you can rent. Sea is very cold however.

Thank Grace E
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

The typical Portuguese Algarve post-card beach. Rocky, white sand, caves, clear water, always a cafeteria around :-). A must in Algarve.

Thank GuilhermeVaz
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Anna O
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Response from Romeu C | 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.