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Lapa dos Dinheiros
Little river beach, calm and pleasant, located in Lapa dos Dinheiros, surrounded by verdant slopes and wild waterfalls. It offers a nice snack-bar with terrace.
Praia de São Sebastião
Beach located next to the chapel of St. Sebastian, surrounded a beautiful cliff. The story of this beach is also associated with the occupation, in prehistoric times, of communities during the Mesolithic period, whose traces are covered by natural soil erosion. Is this site a small bar, where they serve light meals. Is a very popular beach for surfers.
Praia de São Lourenço
Beach located between cliffs, very beautiful and with coarse sand. You will find here the Forte de São Lourenço, dating from the 16th century, currently guarda-fiscal vacation residence. Has a small stage for performances, first-aid post and a restaurant with terrace.
Praia da Empa - Milregos
A very rocky beach, ideal for capturing small crustaceans. There is a pleasant restaurant that serves mostly fish and shellfish dishes.
Rua dos Coxos
A rather rocky beach on a cliff, fit for diving and underwater fishing. Located in a friendly location with excellent restaurants that specialize in fish and shellfish.
Praia da Ribeira de Ilhas
A rocky beach, with a small stretch of sand and excellent conditions for surfing. It is sheltered by a cliff with amazing panoramic views. Known as one of the best beaches for surfing, it welcomes world championship competitions on a regular basis.
Praia da Mareta
8650, Vila do Bispo
The beach with an extensive sand and clean waters, sheltered by Cape of Sagres. Much sought after by families who spend vacation in this region of the Algarve, overlooking the sea. Behind the beach is the center of the village of Sagres that deserves a visit.
Praia de Odeceixe
A beach located in a fishing village, in a small valley with edenic views. Located in between cliffs, it is crossed by the Ceixe brook that separates the regions of Alentejo and Algarve. There are artificial barriers on the sand in order to try and preserv the dunes. The water is cold and turbulent but excellent for surfing and conoeing. There are some restaurants that serve typical dishes.
Praia do Amado
The Amado beach is a wide stretch of sand protected by small mounts and rocky formations. On the south side there is a small, hidden stretch of sand, hard to get to and almost untouched, attended by naturists. On a subterranean cave they fish the bream, mostly in the first few months of the year. The beach is very well fit for radical sports and pleases the surfers most especially.
Praia da Arrifana
Situated in a small fishing village, this beach is an interesting scoop of sand surrounded by grey ravines which extend into promontories. A truly luxurious landscape, where stands the stone statue of the needle, a large dark, narrow cliff and pointed, cone-shaped, to emerge from the sea, in the extreme south, and traces of the ancient fortress of the 17th century. Clear and transparent blue sea dotted by abundant and small stones mixed with the sand. Ideal for the practice of surf. The 29 of August can assist in areal to 29 bath folk tradition, ritual related to the legend …