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Praia de Benagil

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“sea caves”(15 reviews)
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Estrada de Benagil, Lagoa 8400-427, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to see the benagil caves from above and also saw the stunning Benagil beach! Even though it was Mid October you could see people swimming and doing paddle surf! A must visit when you’re in the area!

Thank TeneSommer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning area and beautiful beaches. Swimming to caves is safe and doable. Beautiful coastal walks that go on forever. Highly recommend, out of peak season if possible.

Thank carinsa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like to explore new places my own way so found my way to Benagil by local buses, but found options on the beach to be limited. Kayaks & SUPs were available from 2 (I think it was probably 1) providers so prices were high...More

Thank Erin E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breathtaking views of the coast!! A boardwalk to view all directions and nearby restaurants and viewing points!

Thank donnacJ5369BW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Caves were beautiful. We did the 30 mins boat trip which consisted of 8 caves or so. We got two boats as there was 18 of us. It was great fun. We took a taxi there and back which probably isn’t as money value if...More

Thank 1990sf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Portugal's coast lies some one of the most unique cave formations that has become rapidly more popular over the last decade as images of the Benagil Caves have made their way to numerous top destination lists. After a quick karaoke filled road trip down...More

Thank thebrieadventure
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beach is very tiny, but the sands are clean and no annoying shell shards. Big cliffs above make these beaches unique.

Thank KEITH W. S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here to try use a Kayak to go to Benagil Caves, but the waves were so bad that we decided not to try this adventure and stay on the beach. The beach has alot of rocks and cute little hideaways, great for adults,...More

Thank Miche-UK
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We were there on a sunny but windy day. It was so windy that kayaks were not allowed to operate. We booked the last seats of the 1.25 hours tour. (That were two options, 30 mins or 1.25 hours) the longer tour was well worth...More

Thank Bean G
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We tried this for the first time, and although challenging for my back, it was an awesome experience. We got to beach our kayaks in the cave and get some spectacular photos. Great adventure for young and old alike.

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14 April 2018|
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Response from Richard M | Reviewed this property |
I swam to the cave, did not rent a kayak, but there is a place to rent kayaks right at Benagil Beach. I believe it is around 20 euros for two hours. I used a standard travel camera (Fuji x20) but I have a waterproof bag to... More
23 March 2018|
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Response from Richard M | Reviewed this property |
Eva Transportes (there is online schedules) provides bus service between Lagos and Lagoa (around 4 euros) where you can connect with another Eva bus to Benagil. To make the timing of it work, for a day trip, take Eva... More
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Response from PepiRM | Reviewed this property |
Try to book online because it is overbooked for the same day if you arrive at the beach after 12..... swimming is 15 mins at most but beware chill ocean water.