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Carvoeiro, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited on 24th Sept 18. Arrived by taxi so no problem parking but the car park appeared full. The cliff walk is easy with loads of spots to take photos along the way. A few steps down to the beach but wasn’t too bad when...More

Thank Seadorf M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Easily one of the prettiest beaches I have ever seen. The natural rock formations are breathtaking. Don’t miss the walk at the top along the cliffs before heading down to the beach. At low tide it’s possible to walk along the beach all the way...More

Thank mysunshinebeach
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My family and I drove to this beach given reputation as one of the best beaches in the world, and we were not disappointed! The cliffs that surrounded the beach were amazing, and it’s a great beach to spend a couple of hours with a...More

Thank Vitor N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We tackled the cliff top walk and took some fabulous photos of the wonderful limestone caves and arches.

Thank GreenBean99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great day! Our guide, Ralf, with GraspaWasp, was terrific!!! He lives in the area and knows it so well that he took us to absolutely sublime spots that are not what you find listed everywhere. Three Brothers Beach and Ponta das Piedades were...More

Thank Denise P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful beach , clear waters , golden sand, sunshine, pure heaven , what’s not to love about this place, well worth a visit,

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful, but very rocky. Probably the most beautiful in Europe. Beware to cut feet on rocks under water. Free parking near beach.

Thank Agnis U
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is recommended to arrive early as the place is a victim of its success. Large parking available, but really chaotic and already full at 11 am. Otherwise, you can also park on the side of the road. The beach itself is absolutely wonderful. In...More

Thank CPJD00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had read that this was one of the best beaches in the world! And it didn’t dissapoint. The place looks just like the beautiful images I saw on google images! I was staying in Lagos, and I took a train to the Estombar-Lagoa station....More

Thank Sillybean1975
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful beaches I ever visited. The place is easy to find and the beach is easy to access. The beach on the the left hand is worth it. You just have to access it by putting walking a bit in the...More

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Lindsay L
22 August 2018|
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Response from Ian P | Reviewed this property |
We did not see any. There are definitely kayaks available to rent at Benagil beach.
26 February 2018|
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Response from Jake C | Reviewed this property |
Excellent answers from Alex and Cyrus (above). An alternative: We walked from to the village and down to a nearby beach and then to the beach at Carveiro, using roads, paths and some sidewalks. Be cautious of vehicle... More
Lauri M
22 April 2017|
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Response from Paresh-Lon | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lauri. We had a rental car and we travelled the other way round. From our hotel near Marinha towards Albufeira. It was a leisurely drive through internal small roads and also the mahor roads. Took about a total of 40... More