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Praia Gale

Estrada da Gale, Albufeira, Portugal
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Ranked #4 of 20 Attractions in Albufeira
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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185 reviews 185 reviews
24 attraction reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
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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Horsham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If you love white sandy beaches that go on for miles then you will love Gale Beach! You can walk for miles along the sandy beach and stop off for a coffee or beer along the way! When we come back to Portugal we always end up back on Gale Beach- hard to beat!

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Bloxham, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This is a beautiful spot, a lovely, fairly quiet (in October, anyway) long sandy beach with good parking and a few nice beach bars at which to enjoy the view. I can imagine it might be busy in the height of summer.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Disappointing place. Very average. Crowded even in June, when there is not so many tourists in Algarve. Stones in the ocean make swimming not so pleasurable :(

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Nice flattish beach- plenty beach loungers and umbrellas- 10euros a pair for day. Beach cafe, toilets, Safe for children, rock discovery

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
21 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

what a fantastic place to visit at sunset. Parking close by and 2 restaurants too. When we visited there was also a stall selling roasted nuts

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