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Algar Seco

Address: Algar Seco, Carvoeiro 8400, Portugal
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Ranked #3 of 17 Attractions in Carvoeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
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Type: Geologic Formations, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks

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Brno, Czech Republic
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

In Carvoeiro is this beautiful place with interesting rock formations. On the boardwalk you can walk along the edge of cliffs. Steep stairs brings you to a small restaurant between bizarre rocks. In November, the restaurant was closed. We recommend to visit this place.

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Hoek van Holland, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This amazing natural beauty was only made accesible by man. Nature did all the rest. Always go there when in Carvoeiro. Nice for a swim and a stroll. Looking at the daredevils who dive from the cliffs. Nothing for us though, just looking them is enough... Never tried the bar-restaurant, to much smokers and there are so much good restaurants... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Algar Seco is a beautiful area of Carvoeiro with the caves and lagoon and cliff jumping (if you're brave enough!). Some beautiful scenic pictures to be taken by any budding photographers - it is a beautiful place! There's a small bar to pick up a cold drink and some snacks at a reasonable price. Just avoid if you don't like... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We always go to Algor Seco to have lunch when in Carvoeiro. Such a lovely spot, overlooking the sea with uninterrupted views. Also a lovely new boardwalk cliff top walk has been built, so go for a nice ong walk, and then a leisurely lunch at Algor Seco!

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
24 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Lovely area to explore , lots of places down among the rocks to explore . The new wooden walkway also gives the area a whole new perspective . Great are for walking or sitting taking in the views out to sea or along the coast .

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Budapest, Hungary
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Interesting natural rock pool, with beautiful sea view. The small bar and grill restaurant is good possibility for drinking a coffee, beer, and for light snack and fish lunch.

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
41 attraction reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

It's worth a walk along the new boardwalk from Carvoeiro to see the rocks and blowholes made by the sea. Walk though the short cliff tunnel for an amazing sea view. The other footway is a great visit at high tide when the sea swirls, crashes and hisses in a whirlpool of water. The bar/restaurant is uniquely placed among the... More 

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Derby
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is an absolute must see if you're in or near carvoeiro. The rock formation is beautiful and they have built a wooden bridge across the cliff edge so you can admire the who'll area really well. There's also a cafe/bar in the middle if you fancy a drink after checking our smugglers cove :)

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Miami, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Good view, just another attraction in the cliffs but really cool with the new boardwalk along the cliffs. Recommendation to have a drink there: Boneca Bar.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Great restaurant down in the rocks, chilled out atmosphere. Busy in the summer so need to book. can also get into the sea from here and climb around the rocks which the kids will love

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