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Praia do Porto Pim

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Nice

Good food. Not really cheap. Fine terrace, but we ate inside because of the weather. Inside there... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
gaike2018
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Enschede, The Netherlands
Nice little beach

Neat beach with a lovely trail surrounding it. You should definitly walk around it in on order to... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
koenb181
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Best beach ever. Come meet Porto Pim and have the best time of your life.
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Horta, Faial Island 9900, Portugal
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Good food. Not really cheap. Fine terrace, but we ate inside because of the weather. Inside there were many banks and almost no chairs. Not really comfortable.

Thank gaike2018
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Neat beach with a lovely trail surrounding it. You should definitly walk around it in on order to see it graceousnous.

Thank koenb181
Reviewed 22 September 2018

This is a small but very lovely beach on the island of Faial. I love to come here as it is usually not very crowded when I come (early September). Sand is grey and sticks to everything but I don't mind. There are change rooms...More

Thank Ravenhawk39
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This little bay and beach is perfect for a long day by the sea. But keep in mind that the grey sand might be a little warm on hot days, and the thin ash sand also flies around on windy days. Regardless a beautiful place,...More

Thank gibsonwushu
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Great beach surrounded by restaurants and cafes. Safe swimming and a popular place for locals and tourists alike.

Thank Maudibe
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Good beach with safe access. There are eating places next door to the beach. Whale museum and aquarium nearby.

Thank Maura J
Reviewed 11 August 2018

It is at the far south of the town of Horta, past the main shopping area and marina. It is a fantastic place to take kids for a swim because it is sheltered and shallow, the water is clean, and there is a life guards...More

Thank JohnKernow
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Staying in Horta, the Porto Pim beach is an easy walk, you must climb the mountain and see the very nice bay of Porto Pim. This is one of the best views to the beautiful Horta.

Thank bengal Y
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our time here. Good walks, interesting town and a great little bar over looking the bay. Worth a visit and try the fresh quiche at lunchtime.

Thank OldunSomerset
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We found that this beach tended to get busier towards the end of the day when tourists had finished their trips and locals their work. It's a lovely clean beach with shallow sheltered water making it good for kids. It's also good for snorkelling.

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