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Address: Estrada da Gale, Albufeira, Portugal
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Relaxed, friendly.

What's to say about a beach? Well, it's a lot quieter than Albufeira, it has several excellent places to eat, a beautiful stretch of sand, is clean, and basically a great place to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Bath, England
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Bath, England
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

What's to say about a beach? Well, it's a lot quieter than Albufeira, it has several excellent places to eat, a beautiful stretch of sand, is clean, and basically a great place to spend time.

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34 reviews 34 reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at The Vidamar Resort on neighbouring Salgados Beach in early April 2015 and walked twice to Praia da Gale Beach using the coastal paths. You need to be fairly fit as the paths are quite narrow and rugged in parts and good walking shoes are a must. At this time of year, you need to be prepared for... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The best off-season beach near Albufeira. Plenty of space. safe bathing and clean sand. Beach cafes open too.

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Gurgaon, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Amazing food in the beach bars, delicious drinks and lots of sun - thats all u need when u r on a beach vacation and this beach offers that in perfect combination!

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

You could walk for miles. This is clearly a destination favoured by Portuguese and Spanish families. Not a chip shop or British pub in sight :)

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Aalsmeer, The Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Long stretch of beach good for sunbathing ,but be careful if you are planning to take a dip,the broken sea shells actually hurt!

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

A bunch of large rocks at this beach, that you can walk onto... makes for great photos. They also have Albufiera Surf club operating here, so beginner surf lessons here would make sense... esp if you're staying in Albufiera and dont want to go as far out as Sagres for proper surfing.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

praia gale is a good beach good parking nice cafe nice little fruit stall were u can buy freash fruit to take with u on the beach always plenty of room for u to relax and take in the sun and only a short drive from albufeira old town well worth a visit

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This is another of the many fine beaches to the west of Albufeira and only a short drive from the town. It is wide and so you can take many walks along the beach mostly to the west. Like many of the other beaches around this area, there are some fantastic shapes carved by weather into the sandstone rocks. There... More 

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Huddersfield
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

You can walk for miles on the beach. Lovely sandy beach. And there's a cafe when you get back for a nice cup of coffee

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