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Bordeira Beach

Address: Carrapateira, Portugal
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Soham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Pretty much grew up around here , visited every year since I was 6/7 , never really crowds there and if there is a few people on the beach just walk a little further an you can get your own slice

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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72 reviews 72 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The beach is prestine. Gold and fine sand, cold water and huge waves. If you don't surf is only to see because can be windy and also cold. The worst thing that happened to us is when we came back to the car they had stolen EVERYTHING from the car. As many people go from one part of Algarve to... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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109 attraction reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A few hundred meters from the parking. Bring your own food as there is nothing near the beach. A few surfers' schools practising there every day. Enjoy!

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Reykholt, Iceland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Walk to the dunes, walk through the seaside and let go. Perfect place to relax with stunning views from the sunset. You can find a lot of trash due to dirty tourists, but still one of the best beaches in Algarve.

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Finnsnes, Norway
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Nice beach for surfers, Huge unpredictable waves and strong wind at our visit, dangerous to swim in the sea. Some plastic garbage floating around, some of it probably left by tourists.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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536 reviews 536 reviews
346 attraction reviews
312 helpful votes 312 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

As great as the beach may be, it is surprising nobody has ever mentioned the drive along the cliffs. It is a good dust road accessible to any cars. It is called 'Estrada da Praia'. Since it is part of the national park on the southwestern part of the Algarve, they have arranged board walks all along this scenic road.... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Simply beautiful - sand dunes and surf leading to incredible walks along the coastline from Bordeira to Amado Beach

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

You can access this beach from a few different areas. It is one of the most beautiful beaches I've ever visited in Europe. After driving around and hunting a few more beaches out, this was by far my favourite. It was so deserted, we even did a spot of skinny dipping! It is wild, with fabulous craggy rocks and cliffs,... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Wide wild beach, almost no people. Lots of wind. Great surf. Don´t underestimate the waves and currents. Best access from the street on the cliffs. Bordereira river is shallow and can be crossed easily at most times.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

The walk down to the beach is spectacular. Great surf. Walk further down the beach by the rocks to have a beach to yourself.

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