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Algar Seco

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“the cliff”(42 reviews)
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Algar Seco, Carvoeiro 8400, Portugal
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All reviews rock formations the cliff amazing rock boneca bar small restaurant worth a visit beautiful place to visit rock face board walk amazing views steep steps great location be careful nice walk high tide short walk sea
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fabulous food, very nice staff. Had salads and fish, couldn’t do enough for us. Would definitely recommend .

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Navigator720219
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rather tricky to get there but definitely worth it. The limestone bedrock was fascinating to look at , think layers of millions of years of history. Tide was out so didn't get to appreciate the salt water pool Amazing views of the ocean.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank WS1703
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting location. Reasonable lunches, but booking is recommended because seating is limited and it fills up quickly.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank KernowEngland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Algar Seco is a great diving spot. There are two cute small octopuses living in a cave on the right after you exit from the arch.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Oksana Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice walk along the broadwalk in the sun for some lunch in the alco seco restraunt for salmon and tuna salad

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 472simonh
Reviewed February 24, 2019

One of the best places in the Algarve where you can admire the force of the nature. Be careful by visiting the different locations.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Jeannot C
Reviewed February 13, 2019

The boardwalk,from the fort in Carvoeiro to the Algar Seco rocks, is an easy short walk (10 minutes or longer if you stop to take in the views). From the top of the cliffs you have lovely panoramic views along the coast and out to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Therese D
Reviewed January 17, 2019

Great coastline with cliffs& boreholes & Lora of rocks to scramble on.more hazardous parts are fenced off, steps cut into rocks in n places, facilitating access.Good photo opportunities .Easy walk to Carvoeiro on boardwalk

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chris B
Reviewed January 14, 2019

This amazing rock formations can be found in the center of Carvoeiro. Kids had a great time exploring the rocks which face the sea. Spend a couple of hours exploring. There is even a restaurant in the middle of the rocks. Its just below the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Doukedan
Reviewed January 7, 2019

Loved exploring the shore in this area. Wish we could have returned again at a different tide time to see the changing landscape or the new effect of light on different parts of the rock formations.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank c r
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Response from Biselygal | Reviewed this property |
The boardwalk at Algar Seco is free and there are clifftop walks beyond the Boneca bar. The walk down the hill into Carvoeiro has lovely sea views all the way - but it is a steep walk back! While in Carvoeiro, it is worth... More
December 13, 2016|
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Response from Nigel B | Reviewed this property |
Lunch in the square in Ferragudo is a must. Take the trouble to walk up the hill towards the church via the narrow cobbled streets. Also, walk along the harbour side past the nets and grilling fish - but don't stop there... More
June 20, 2016|
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Response from Dragoslondon | Reviewed this property |
There are concrete steps! For 8 years, is ok, just be carefull with him when down by the sea, can be slippery! Please note there are few good steps, definetly when you coming back:) but is worth the efort!!!enjoy!!