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Beach in Portugal
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.
A beach located in the middle of the Cascais line, very well conceited, located by the mouth of the Tejo river and the fortress of São Julião da Barra.Rather sought after mostly by the youngsters, it has good conditions for winsurfing and there is even a windsurf school there.There are hal a dozen bars and restaurants that offer good mornings, afternoons and evenings.
Rua da Praia Formosa
Beach located ten minutes away by car from Funchal city centre. It has two small beaches of sand and one with shingles, called Arieiro. It has Blue flag and is watched by a team of lifeguards. It is an attractive spot because it offers many sports practice and a lively nightlife. It has three healthcare assistance posts, WC, playground for children from 2 to 12, car park and locker rooms.
Largo do Socorro
Beach located in the old town area, right next to the São Tiago Fortress. It is a seaside complex with pool and access to the sea, with good conditions for visitors and certified water with Blue Flag. It has locker rooms, WC, lockers, playground and fist aid sickberth.
Porto das Pipas
9700-154, Angra do Heroísmo
Modern docks, inaugurated in 2004. It can welcome up to 300 boats and has several backup infrastructures.
Porto de Recreio da Figueira da Foz
3080, Figueira da Foz
It has floating fingers and can welcome up to 200 boats from 6 to 15 metres, and a 120 m long dock, for service and recreational boats. It has a sailing school and small bars and restaurants.
A small river beach located by the small town of Fuseta. Despite its dimensions and the fact that the water quality could be better, it becomes crowded with tourists in the summer. Nearby there are several restaurants that serve mostly shellfish dishes.
Praia de Dona Ana
A sand shell between colourful cliffs, with interesting rocky formations. Quite attended by tourists, it has calm, crystal clear water. One must not miss the guided boat tours of the coastal caves. There are several restaurants that serve typical dishes.
Praia de Porto de Mós
Com um extenso areal ladeado por altas arribas, é uma praia calma, apesar da proximidade com a cidade. No inverno, acumula-se na base da arriba uma espessa camada de argila, que os locais dizem possuir propriedades medicinais.