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Our favourite Algarve Beach.

Beautiful bya, with really good sand, & safe swimming. Good amenities too. Sun beds from... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
mkb749
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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Worth a visit

We were very fortunate...this was the beach less than a minute from our accomadation. Looks like... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
TAMEMBER08042011
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

I was gutted that the sunbeds are taken away on 1st October on the part that has easy access for disabled people. I booked our hotel and I'd worked out where I would be able to get onto the beach asni can't do steps due...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank textmania
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Beautiful bya, with really good sand, & safe swimming. Good amenities too. Sun beds from May-September.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mkb749
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We were very fortunate...this was the beach less than a minute from our accomadation. Looks like its one used by the locals which is always a good sign. Its clean, organised, got a great selection on bars and cafes, some beach activities and great swimming...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

Vau Aparthotel, Portugal; nothing like a 4 star – 3 at best. We’ve just returned from this hotel in Portimao. I’m not sure why this hotel has been given 4* because it is nowhere near it. Nearly everyone spoke French and the entertainment at night...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jenniferbB1236JS
Reviewed 25 July 2018

beautiful beach, with a rocky sight! a bit crowded but it was worth it. had a great meal but, once again, too crowded!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank smithcolin772
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach offers lot of privacy, amazing cliffs and crystal water. Like many other beaches around have nice access. Wooden stairway. Nice spot for taking photos when surrounded by beauty of nature.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jakub H
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Gem of a place in contrast to Praia du Rocha, (see review). Great beach with several bars and a few restaurants, good bus service and really for people who like a peaceful time.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Reaper7
Reviewed 20 May 2018

The light hits the rock formations and it is a sight to be seen (and photographed for sure). Walk to the next beach, either by way of the coastal trail or, during low tide, just around the corner. Actually, during low tide, you can walk...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Isabel Maria M
Reviewed 14 May 2018

One of my favourite beaches, with great cliffs and rocks and sandy beach.Good for 3year old building sandcastles and digging holes too. Great place to relax or walk along the beach, or on the cliff top. Good beach bars

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank eliz722017
Reviewed 1 May 2018

lovely sandy beach with some good cafes on beach and across the road - however the beach is unsafe for children as there are shelves and drops in the sand -

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Louise C
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