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Our favorite beach in The Algarve

Fantastic beach with a very dramatic background of cliffs. Keep an eye on tides cuz at high tide... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
ERDFirefighter
,
Edmonton, Canada
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Worth the exciting climb down to get to a small piece of paradise.

The path down to this cove is not sign posted but is worth discovering to end up on this lovely... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
eddie263
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic beach with a very dramatic background of cliffs. Keep an eye on tides cuz at high tide the beach is gone. At low tide you can walk to the next beach. Nude sunbathing is accepted here as 50% of the people where naked and...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2018

The path down to this cove is not sign posted but is worth discovering to end up on this lovely beach cove. Just watch out at high tide as it covers 75% of the beach. At low tide you can safely walk to the next...More

1  Thank eddie263
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

We chose the Amendoeira golf resort for our golf vacation and chose this beach to visit for morning and golf in the twilight

Thank Paindude
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Nice, fine sand beach, no stones or rocks on the beach, not many in the water. Beware of the strong current though! Good bars/resto at walking distance (e.g. O Antonio) at the Praia porto do mos at the right side. Provided that it’s low tide...More

1  Thank DeWolf77
Reviewed April 6, 2018

I was cycling here- very attractive and atmospheric place with beautiful views. Unforgettable experiences- will be back for sure:))

1  Thank oksydaza c
Reviewed February 3, 2018

Remote and quiet beach with breathtaking views! however you should make an effort to get there, since the pathway is not very comfortable. Nevertheless it's worth getting there!

Thank Olga N
Reviewed January 18, 2018

This beach doesn't offer stairs down to the beach so you have to climb down, but it's so worth it. The beach is preserved incredibly well and the water is lush!

Thank Sara N
Reviewed December 14, 2017

Praia do Canavial is a l-o-n-g way down from the cliff top, but dazzling none the less! I didn't venture down to the beach itself, as I was too busy trying to stay vertical at the top!

Thank starlightShanghai
Reviewed October 17, 2017

An amazing small, golden sand beach with huge steep cliffs and rolling waves. Not very crowded as most wont make the effort but it is worth it

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed October 12, 2017

the local transportation is great and all the schedules are posted on a post. the trick is to look for the signs that have a bus symbol. the are all the same for the stops.

Thank kwest3556
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