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Algar Seco

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Address: Algar Seco, Carvoeiro 8400, Portugal
Phone Number: 351282350400
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Beautiful and unexpected

It took our breath away. Nature at its very best. You really must visit this area if you are anywhere near during your stay in Portugal,

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Dale J
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It took our breath away. Nature at its very best. You really must visit this area if you are anywhere near during your stay in Portugal,

Thank Dale J
Bath, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a stunning and beautiful place to visit with breathtaking views and it even has a little restaurant to relax and enjoy and drink and a snack. I didn't dare climb on the cliffs though.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a delightful part of Carvoeiro where you can walk along the coastline (mostly on an elevated boardwalk) and you have breathtaking views of the sea and at times you can see the caves below. There is a restaurant which can be reached by some steps and it is nestled right down amongst the rocks, you call call there... More 

Thank Tony B
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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40 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Its a nice walk around this area, With well laid out paths on the top. When you get below there are stairs, and then rocky paths. Algar Seco is a typical example of the kind of rock formations around this area. You can see many via a boat trip, or close to the beaches. This is one where you can... More 

Thank Sathya L
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We had been to Algar Seco for a sandwich at lunch time and it was excellent to sit and watch a stunning view. We had dinner with another couple and we were all impressed. I had duck and it was perfect. Others had sea bass and sea bream and both were very good. Highly recommend.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

We have visited this bar restaurant several times for drinks and lunch. It's a fantastic setting down steep steps in between the orange rocks of Algar Seco right by the sea. The chicken piri piri with chips and salad is really good and just enough spice to be really tasty. Jugs of sangria are very refreshing on a hot day.... More 

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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Had a nice lunch, very friendly staff and a great view. Looked into booking to stay in a villa here next year but they were already booked - so a good sign that they are good at what they do

Thank Sarah L
Ballinasloe, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I first discovered this magical place about ten years ago, it was run by a free spirited like hippy, served us our food and sat and chatted with us, great spot to chill out. i have returned time and time again, the latest was May 2015, the place has been modernised an very busy, good food and drink!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Such a picturesque little place to sit - situated right on the rocks and beside smugglers cove and the rock pools. The friendly staff coupled with the appetising menu and drinks list makes it the perfect place to spend an afternoon in the sun

Thank Colette H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Climb down the steep rock stairs, go on it's worth it; amazing views of the rocks and seascapes; sit and watch sailing and fishing boats go by; fabulous natural rock formations and beautiful colours

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