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Reviewed 10 November 2018

Very nice beach. We saw it in November but is was wonderful, it had a great view. The waves were big!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bogdan B
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Spent a few days at Arribas Hotel. Unfortunately we have had fog during 3 days. No sunset. The beach is wonderful for surfers but not recommended for swimmers and for kids. Rough sea but spectacular.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 18 September 2018

This beach is beautiful. Explore the corners at low tide, enjoy the waves with a board, or show the dinosaurus footprints to your kids. If you are in the area, go there. The big hotel pool is open to the public, if you want to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank eweb2015
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Did not stay here. Just walked around, and evironment is very nice. A good option, as alterntive to Praia das Maças.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank j05ec05ta
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Came across this beach driving from Arenhos do Mar to Cabo da Roca. It is nice and wide, and has decent sized waves to enjoy body surfing. Cold though.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank alikarim
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We visited this beach on a hot enough day water was freezing but it was still fabulous. The pool is a great feature and added to the beauty I thought. Definitely worth a visit

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

This is a great beach for those who like to swim in big waves. The water is very shallow for at least 100 meters making it quite safe despite the large waves. Lots of surfers though so swimmers have to be careful not to get...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank rivergen
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Did a lovely walk from Praia Agraga to Praia Grande. Beautiful vistas along the way. Be sure to go to the stairs and see the dinosaur footprints along the cliff! Did not spend any time on praia grande beach as it has a big hotel...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Sharilyn C
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Many surfers, big wawes, and in April this beache is only for the surfers and for promenade or to visit a restaurant nearby.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Praia grande is a big beach after its name. It's a sufing beach as well. Every year, on summer time we have a surf championship. It's a beach where the locals go. It's a family friendly beach.

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank isabelrva
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