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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Doesn't matter which you choose, both California and Ouro are incredible beaches. We'd rented an Air BnB on Ouro end of town, so did spend more time there. California did seem a little less crowded when we were there, but I also think it was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank iwannabeer
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We want to Sesimbra by bus, from Lisbom, and it was really nice and comfortable. We stayed for a day, walked around the old town and by the seacoast. We had a wonderful meal, fresh fish, in a good restaurant. It's a very beautiful p,ace...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Marisa R
Reviewed 17 October 2018

of facilities makes it a challenge if you’re not staying nearby. There are no changing rooms, shower or toilets. Our concierge in Palmela said the facilities were removed because too many people were using the beach facilities for daily showers. The beach itself is lovely...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank wwglobetrotr
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

The view is just breathtaking. It's peaceful so if you just want to take pictures and relax is the perfect place to do so.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank siham s
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The beach is very nice, clean sand, clean water with a nice view to the ocean. Unfortunately, not only due to the short beachfront - which can be dramatically thin during high tide - but also the large extension of beach canopies, it may be...More

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

Top beach, with a lot of people, easy access as there is a payable parking lot just behind. Bars and restaurants nearby. Calm waters for kids.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank _nuria_carpinteiro
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely , clean golden sandy beach. Good ameneties and shops close by. Beach safe for children. Would highly recommend

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hazelhLondon
Reviewed 24 June 2018

California beach is just stunning place to visit with golden sand,seafood restaurants & friendly ocean.But the best thing about the beach is great jogging along the ocean coast every morning & evening.Just unforgettable experience!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank veraremzhina
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Nice and familiar beach. Very good for small children. I spend some of my holidays there. There are nice restaurants on the other side of the road. Seafood, pizzas, tosts, icecreams, sushi... whatever you want. At the beach there are some vendors with "bola de...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Vaskinho
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Two long strips of clean sand with lots of access and a promenade along its length providing shade from the palm tress and lots of seating along the way. Sand and water both clean, beach is cleaned daily by council. Promenade has lots of shops,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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