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This is a gorgeous place. Wide open sandy beach, with a stunning lagoon and marsh. A boardwalk allows you take in the views. There is a huge variety birds, turtles and fish clearly visible. However, despite it being a nature reserve, it is so littered....More
We enjoyed our walk through Lagoa did Salgados, looking at the various wildlife in and on the water, in the air and on land around the lagoon.
We used the good sized carpark at the Salgados end of the lagoon, which despite it being the...More
The Lagoa dos Salgados is a place to visit for a great day out.With Gale Praia on one side and Salgados golf course in the other.The walk along the raised walkways taking the views watching the wild life many different birds from Stilts, coots and...More
This beach, unlike most of this coast, has no cliffs. It’s on a nature reserve with a boardwalk walk around it. Flamingos nest here and sometimes can be seen. Lots of fish in the river that is set back from the sea but doesn’t enter...More
Just off Gale Beach is a natural Portuguese area that is transversed by a wide long boardwalk that takes you around the area. Plants are featured with a wide variety of local hearty plants that can survive the hot climate. Nice end to beach visit,...More
We have stayed in the Algarve on many occasions, but never once have been here before. It is a beautifully kept, boardwalk reserve, quiet, fabulous for birdwatching. We particularly wanted to see the white flamingos, and we lucky enough to see a flock in flight....More
Others had mentioned this place as worth visiting, but it wasn't easy to get to without a car. January 2019 we decided to stay for a week within walking distance of the Lagoa, and I can recommend this - especially if you are with other...More
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Actually there are no guides. You cannot get lost as you have to stay on a wooden boardwalk which parallels the beach(on the other side of high dunes). As stated before the are lots of English speaking birdwatchers there... More
Actually there are no guides. You cannot get lost as you have to stay on a wooden boardwalk which parallels the beach(on the other side of high dunes). As stated before the are lots of English speaking birdwatchers there. See if you can buy a bird spotting book.