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Praia Gale

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Address: Estrada da Gale, Albufeira, Portugal
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Stunning scenery

What a fantastic beach. Surfers galore to watch , a flat long beach which is beautifully clean and ample parking

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Marian E
Bridgend, United Kingdom

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a fantastic beach. Surfers galore to watch , a flat long beach which is beautifully clean and ample parking

Thank Marian E
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

At the very end of the Seasmarais/ Gale road west of Albufeira, the pristine Praia Gale stretches for kilometres westwards to Armacao De Pera. At the eastern end, the winter sunsets are magnificient, drawing tourists and locals every evening. Two excellent restaurants adjoin the small parking lot and remain open into the early evening. A few hundred metres back from... More 

Thank Snowbird23
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been coming to the Algarve for 25 years plus and have visited the Grande Beach right next to this one. Missed this absolute gem of a beach. It's not your typical small cove Algarve beach, it has wide open sands and stunning views, but it also has the typical algarvian rock formations and tidal erosion. It's beautiful with a number... More 

1 Thank Karenhilder
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38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed walking beside this beach. It's even better because it was winter and we weren't looking for a place to set stall and go swimming. While it was vey windy, the curvy and "mountainous" trails made it very fun. Plus you also get great views of the ocean and is you want to search for a "private" beach... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

We have been coming to the Algarve for nearly 30 years and the beaches must rate amongst the best in the world and we have travelled far and wide This beach is great you can walk for miles and rest several times en route at the numerous beach bars

Thank martin c
Stirling, United Kingdom
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209 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

We visited here in November so there wasn't much to do but walk and enjoy the views, sunshine and peace. There were still a couple of cafes open near the village end and there is plenty of parking to allow easy access plus there are nice wooden walk ways to certain sections of the beach. It might be bit busier... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Great walk way over to it from the hotel, clean sands and clear ocean with great views of cliffs. Not overly busy and really safe and clean for children

Thank lauren t
Woodstock, Canada
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Today is December 1,2015 as I sit on my iPad enjoying myself vacationing via photos of Gale. Ten years ago come February 2016 we were here on our honeymoon. Going through the photos on line of Gale is so humbling; how we miss it so! It was wonderful to reminisce on the views of many photos. The beach, rocks, friendly... More 

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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56 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

One of the best beaches I enjoyed so far, maybe because we like surfing but ot only. gorgeouse place for children and adults with all the facilities you need. We loved the big space most of all and scenery whcih is reachly decorated by the rocks. A few restaurants will make you comfort even better. Love this place

Thank axyco2004
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Lovely boardwalk along the beachfront. A couple bars selling food and beers. Clean beach. Walks past the nature reserve.

Thank Jack_Brown70

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