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Algar Seco

Algar Seco, Carvoeiro 8400, Portugal
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Ranked #4 of 14 attractions in Carvoeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Lewes, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

If you are staying in or near Carvoeiro you must see this sinkhole and visit the restaurant/bar O Boneca. Take time to walk along the cliff path along the recently well constructed boardwalk.

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Brussels, Belgium
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

It is nice but so many other wonderful cliffs you can admire from the beach or from a boat (eg praia Marinha, praia de rocha

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Antwerp Province, Belgium
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Nice rock formations and great views, avoid when it is to hot as you might be surprised also by the heat. A must though

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Wicklow, Ireland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Algar Seco is one of Carvoeiro's special features. As well as enjoying the unique rock formation and a ramble around the old steps in the cliff, you can walk through a tunnel in the rock to stand looking through a "window" in the cliff face, and let your imagination run wild. Lovely in the evening as the sun paints the... More

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Welshpool, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
13 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Algar Seco on the outskirts of Carveoiro. rocks have been worn down in to interesting formations. there is a wonderful story behind how the caves were created - legend has it that, long ago, there lived a beautiful princess called Princess Alfanzina, who fell in love with a poor coaler (a carvoeiro). Her father disapproved of the relationship between his... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Newly decked walkway allows you to walk all along the coastline without having to rock climb which was great. Lovely panoramic views.

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Oslo, Norway
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Very good Club Sandwiches and simple food, and very good service. We also stay there as residents. have been there 3 times.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Best on algarve for sun sets , with improved access to the area ,! Recently constructed is a wooden walk way ,which runs along along the cliff tops.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

What an amazing place to eat. We only had a shared starter and drinks. That's why I haven't rated it higher. The service was ok. The location is somewhat unusual set in rocks, very picturesque. We are planning on going back on holidays next year, so would defineately go again.

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Leeds
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Lovely location. walk through the caves for some fantastic photo opportunities especially with the moonlight on the water. bar/restaurant improved by the sunshades and really nice for a restaurant outside of Carvoerio but very close to walk.

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