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Praia de Porto Pim
Hidden City of Horta by Monte Queimado, the beach of Porto Pim features a soft sand and dark, very own of these volcanic islands. The Bay of Porto Pim is undoubtedly a place of rare beauty. The Monte da Guia and the aforementioned Lot Burned are natural barriers to entry of seawater, making these calm waters and a deep blue. We finished off by surrounding green spaces and a complex of fortifications at Bay, leading to many beachgoers to consider the best beach of the island.
Avenida Unânime Praiense
Maritime beach, located a few kilometers from the city of Horta, which surprises by the expansive sands of dark sand, in a Bay stretching from the port from the beach up to the tip of the Espalamanca, to the South. The island of Pico, with its mountain, presents itself in front, thus completing a framework of singular beauty. During the summer months filled with locals and tourists. Even in the remaining months, and since the weather is inviting, is a desirable location for walks on the Boardwalk. Is, without doubt, a safe bet for those who want to relax a …
Rua do Amorim
Summer zone par excellence, these pools are formed by cropping of basaltic rocks of volcanic nature. Here are settings of rare beauty and charm of contrast between the dark rock and the blue sea. Anyone who wants to can still come into direct contact with the sea, without using the pool transformed by human hands. To enhance the great views of the South side of the island, in particular, on the Morro de Castelo Branco.
Cais de Santa Cruz
A point of reference in the "insular script," the Marina of Horta is the most important of the Azores and the fourth most visited marina in the world. Protected the South by lot of guide and the North tip of the Espalamanca, is in a privileged position against the winds and is almost obligatory passage of vessels travelling in the Caribbean to the Mediterranean, in the middle of the North Atlantic. Highlighting the colorful paintings that visitors will leave the walls of the marina, that make it a huge picture gallery outdoors. The affable host these adventurers of the sea …
Casal de São Simão
River beach that belongs to Couple of São Simão, surrounded by many cliffs that make the practice of extreme sports, including rappel, slide and scalded.
3260-302, Aldeia de Ana de Aviz
River beach with lots of greenery. Have spas, poolside bar, surveillance and automobile parking and bike rental. During the month of August, from Monday to Friday between the 02:00 pm and the 06:00 pm hours, has at its disposal a beach library.
Praia Fluvial da Albufeira de Odivelas
A 60 metres long beach. In the last few years the water has been interdicted due to the low level of the dam that compromises the water quality.
Praia de Antas
It belongs to the protected landscapes of Esposende. Quite lovely, isolated, excellent for strolling or horse riding.
Avenida da Praia, 20
A rocky beach with a wide stretch of sand, in a protected area. The "holy bath" of August 24, aimed at getting people rid of the evil eye, takes place yearly.