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Clean sandy beach with boardwalk

This is a lovely stretch of beach with some coving around. Sandy and clean great for families. Long... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
Visited regularly as the very clean with mix of textiles and non textiles.

Some 40minutes walk from my hotel so got in some good exercise just getting to the beach but well... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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All reviews great beach sun loungers club nau bars and restaurants board walk plenty of space clean beach public toilets walk along the beach beautiful sand children's playground lovely view crowded beach calm sea high season shallow water family friendly beach
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely stretch of beach with some coving around. Sandy and clean great for families. Long stretch to walk on. Lots of shells to look for. Plenty of cafes and bars. Umbrellas on the beach. When we visited it was almost deserted I...More

Thank ClanAnderson
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Some 40minutes walk from my hotel so got in some good exercise just getting to the beach but well worth it for the nature reserve views, sand dunes, clean beach and sea front

Thank Nick2811
Reviewed 27 September 2018

This is a decent sandy beach, it has plenty of room to spread out. The sand is not too course, so it is a great beach for families. It is just a shame, if you look in one direction, you have all the ugly flats...More

1  Thank shropshirenick
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely long stretch of golden sand, tidal range is not too large. Life guarded sections, showers and toilets. 3 sections of parasols and sun loungers you can rent for approx €13 a day. Not too busy even on weekends. 3 bars available for food, drink,...More

Thank Millah915
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Visited her to join the algarve kayake freedom tour and noticed it was a lovely clean beach. I personally like more private secluded beaches but it lacked nothing, seemed plenty of loungers and umberellas but just as many people just bathing on their towels. The...More

1  Thank Pam B
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

+ the sea is very calm + normally the water is warm + cheap sunbeds 13eu for 2 beds and 1 umbrella + nice beach for families with children + near to Portimao + free parking near to the beach + 4 restaurants at the...More

Thank SvenSG
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Golden Sand. Fresh Cakes. Calm Sea. Comfortable Sunbeds. Peaceful Setting. Stunning scenery. In no particular order.

Thank Herbzzz
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Still one of our favourite beaches after years of visiting our second home in Carvoeiro Highly recommend beautiful beach clean with beautiful scenery lovely little Snack bar for drinks plus a beautiful restaurant on stilts with fantastic views Acccess is good with a long wooden...More

Thank Sallprice
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Great beach, lots of space, calm water and great sun bed selection. The restaurants are also wonderful. We came here a few times during our stay.

Thank Emily R
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This beach has everything - it has beautiful cliffs, but is bigger than the smaller cove beaches so there is room to play football, frisbee etc. We also hired stand up paddle boards and sea kayaks and generally had a brilliant time. There are also...More

Thank Schwinks7
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