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Address: Estrada da Gale, Albufeira, Portugal

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Great for Walking or Swimming

This is a very clean beach for taking long walks or swimming. In places there are raised boardwalks. Several small beach restaurants with excellent food at reasonable prices.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This is a very clean beach for taking long walks or swimming. In places there are raised boardwalks. Several small beach restaurants with excellent food at reasonable prices.

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Maidstone
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Lovely sandy beach. Has three beach restaurants that serve great food...have tried them all now. In the summer there is a small massage hut on the beach whcih looks good. Safe swimming...sea cold, but very clear. Lots of room on this beach, Love it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Went here this January and the weather was around 25 degrees, the beaches were soft and clean, no tourists around and great walks around the rock formations across the beach. Perfect

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Tenbury Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Stayed in the area in august 2014, really nice safe beaches, clean, lovely little beachside restuarants. We will be definately going back

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Beautiful Sand as well as Rocks to Explore and Beach Café, easy access from Albufeira. Life Guards on site and parking.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

the main beach is long and beautiful, but on the ends you find some rocks and cliffs which hide some very secluded beaches where you wont find many people..perfect for a quiet beach day

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Lots of surfing going on at the moment as the waves come crashing down. Great beach, great views and a very calm feeling. You will not be disappointed with this beach.

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Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Good facilities, busy beach, quieter to the east of the main stretch of the beach. Great beach to just walk for an hour or more and enjoy the scenery. Will definitely be visiting this area of Portugal again.

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STOURBRIDGE
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Beach outstanding, nice watching the surfers strutting there stuff, and wishing you could do it. You have toilet facilities and disabled parking and a ramp for wheel chairs young and old and somewhere to have a bite to eat. Perhaps not ideal for young ones if they want to go in the sea not this time of year

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Stockport
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The main stretch of the beach is overcrowded but if you walk to the East, past the bar/restaurant Pedras Amarelas, you will be sure to find a much quieter and attractive spot.

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