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Address: Carvoeiro, Portugal

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" must walk along here "

One of the best beaches in Europe we have ever been to, just so natural, not spoilt by sunbeds etc, good old-fashioned sit on a towel style, very clean beach, no lifeguard so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
39 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

One of the best beaches in Europe we have ever been to, just so natural, not spoilt by sunbeds etc, good old-fashioned sit on a towel style, very clean beach, no lifeguard so be careful with kid's as wave's get high & strong, great to walk it's full length, honeycomb cliff's, with fantastic views to albufeira & faro, pop into... More 

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Praia do Carvoeiro, Faro, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

This a simply stunning beach, even from the car park! There are quite a few steps down but well worth the effort. The water is clean and clear, one of my favorites on my day off. If you don't want to sit on a beach all day the walk along the cliff is simply stunning

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is my favorite beach! From the sponge toffee coloured cliffs to the aqua coloured water it was nothing short of spectacular.We spent many afternoons here. It was secluded, the walk down was easy but a little more challenging on the way up. Snack bar was closed so we packed our lunches. You do need to watch for tides. This... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is one of our favourite Algarve beaches for its view of the cliffs. It is a fair walk down to the beach from the parking lot, but even from the parking lot there are gorgeous views. I would recommend the walk from Marinha to Benagil. The path is well marked and relatively easy to follow except for a couple... More 

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Sandnes, Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

One of the best beaches along the coast of Algarve :) A must to visit ! The rocky coastline is very nice in that area and Marinha is probably the most scenic beach of them all!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Difficult access especially with children. Cafe has a small & cheap menu and basic toilets - best to take your own food & drinks. The best bit is the lovely beach & beautiful views - but not much space at high tide.

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Maassluis, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I highly recommend if anyone is searching for a vacation spot this is the place to and enjoy. The beaches and the rock formations are a natural wonder. There are restaurants nearby and a wonderful atmosphere just walking through the downtown area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Very beautiful beach, accessible by a wide and easy stairway. Amazing rock structures and views. Highly recommended. Also boat trips from here or Benagil beach are highly recommended. Most memorable speedboat drive for 17.5/person for an hour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

One terminus of the Seven Hanging Valleys trail, this parking area and turnaround has nothing going for it except a bit of seclusion and a gorgeous view of cliffs, rock formations, and the ocean.

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Alvor, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The beach to visit if you only have time for one. Many steps but spectacular views and photo opportunities. Busy in season, but almost deserted off season. Do NOT leave anything in your car, this parking lot is prey to car burglaries.Bring your camera, spectacular. The locals like to keep this beach a secret, but the secret is out. Don't... More 

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