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Praia Gale

Estrada da Gale, Gale, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
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“lovely beach” (53 reviews)
“beach bars” (25 reviews)
“rock formations” (21 reviews)
Estrada da Gale, Gale, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic beach, a surfers paradise. Lots of quiet shaded areas by the rocks (im ginger!!) stunning beautiful views and warm water. Cafes are on the expensive side on the beach itself so better off taking water with you or stopping at the cafes in the...More

Thank Jen2601
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What an excellent beach! Big long sandy beach, much nicer than Albufeira or Sao Rafael. Softer sand, more to sea and do on the beach. Love the fact that the sun bed hire give you free wind breaks that offer a perfect shade for...More

Thank Shell B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best beaches in the Algarve. You can walk for hours on lovely white sand, or just lie in the sand or on one of the many sunbeds with or without shades. The sea is great. No danger. Lots of little restaurants in...More

Thank BettineFlesseman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always a pleasure with lovely sand and views.Good parking very close to the beachfront but gets very busy in peak season

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Didn't stay here long, but the beach looked lovely, the restaurants come recommended and there's a fantastic walking path along the coast.

Thank Emma W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Long sandy beach that is great to walk along. Interesting rock formations that the waves break over creating lots of spray. Waves seem to form quickly from a calm see which was also great to watch.

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went in October and it was still hot enough for sunbathing. I even had chance to fly my drone. Please be careful with your footings if you want to go of exploring.

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing beach!! Visited in October and beach was very quiet, although people still sunbathing and playing in the sea. Plenty of restaurants, toliets etc. Very pretty beach, big waves which are really fun to play in

Thank Glamrock41
Reviewed October 12, 2017

While staying at the Vile Celo hotel the beach was within easy walking distance. It was clean and secure and little noise.

Thank johnfM85RG
Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

In a resort that is packed with some great beaches Praia Gale holds the most attraction to me. The beach is very clean and there are some really nice cafe's and restaurants close by but it's the erratic waves that make a slash around on...More

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August 4, 2017|
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Response from Jonas F | Reviewed this property |
Apolonia is the best supermarket in Galé area. Not Amazonia.
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June 8, 2017|
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Response from DogendEssex | Reviewed this property |
I usually have a hire car or use taxi,there is a rank in the marina and cost about 5 euros.
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May 25, 2017|
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Response from EdBush | Reviewed this property |
Just to this beach no need. But I recommend to hire one to move around for dinner out, etc.