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Good in January

Very nice beach. As with most Portuguese beaches, they are at their best in the off season, when there are very few people and no sun beds littering the sands! The beaches on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Reading, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice beach. As with most Portuguese beaches, they are at their best in the off season, when there are very few people and no sun beds littering the sands! The beaches on the west coast are more dramatic, and, in my opinion, more attractive, but you don't have the tourist infrastructure there.

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A lovely beach with space for a reasonable walk. Clean golden sand with enough surf (when we visited) to satisfy quite a lot of surfers. Lots of people walking their dogs and certainly room to sit out too. Nice promenade to wander along.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked to the beach at Luz from Porto do Mos. it's a lovely coastal walk with great views of the Algarve coast. There is s steep drop down to Luz so not good for small children or the infirm. The beach at Luz is very pretty and the cliffs are interesting in rock formation and colours. Few nice little... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very nice small town on the stunning Algarve coast, when we visited in late Jan, early Feb it was quiet and only a limited number of bars and restaurants were open but the ones that were seemed pleasant and reasonably priced. Temps were 15 to 17c in the day time but chilly in the evenings. I can imagine that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in a 2 bed Villa with my Wife and 4 year old daughter for one week. And my only complaint is that we didn't book for longer. We loved the place and will be back for two weeks next summer. Great beach, great food and lovely people.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Luz has not been blighted by the hideous high rise developments further east, so retains a very pleasant, laid back, small town atmosphere. Great sandy beach and plenty of small cafes and restaurants add to its appeal. It is also an ideal base for exploring the rest of the western Algarve.

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Dornoch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Great location to get away from the busier places in the Algarve. A lovely beach and good base for walking, particularly up over the cliffs to the lighthouse and even on to Lagos if you are really keen! Nice walks to the west too.

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Drogheda, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

We visited in November when the tourists had all gone home, so our experience was quite different. This town has a good selection of restaurants and supermarkets, but the seafront is its attaction. The sandy beach drops off quite steeply on the right-hand side, so be careful with small kids, but otherwise it's great. There are rocky platforms from where... More 

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Boyle, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Lovely town for a relaxing family holiday. Great beach, restaurants and accommodation. Locals are welcoming and helpful

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Headcorn, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

It could be just a day trip visit to the lovely bay, but I bet you'd regret not staying, so stay a few days. It's a beautiful beach with a lovely setting, away from the boisterous parts, with many accommodation choices and good yet simple cafes & restaurants at great value. A wonderful place to relax with everything of significance... More 

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