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Foz do Arelho Beach

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Address: Foz do Arelho 2500, Portugal

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Ocean and lagoon beach

Beautiful beaches, one on the ocean with huge waves and one very calm inside the lagoon. Great for a walk in the winter.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Cleveland, Oh
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Cleveland, Oh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful beaches, one on the ocean with huge waves and one very calm inside the lagoon. Great for a walk in the winter.

Thank marcopolo111
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Stunning beach and location. Waves were enormous and could watch for hours. Yet inside the lagoon water is calm and great for swimming.

Thank alanelucas
Cupar, United Kingdom
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216 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

We visited Foz for a stroll on the beach and a walk on the great promenade. The beach is breathtaking and a magnet for local fisherman. The tidal formations enhance the form of the walking areas and as with the other beaches in the area the waves are impressive and characterise the coastline. This little town is one of the... More 

Thank Richard B
Caldas da Rainha, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Misty, sunny, windy(some times),..but pure and wordless. Good for spending time with children,..calm side of the beach,..good to spend time with friends

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Sitting on the rooftop terrace of our villa you get an amazing view of the lagoon with it collection of kite surfers and also the beach. We turned up here slightly by accident and have been very pleased. The beach stretches for miles , much of it is deserted even in mid August. There is a large campsite near Foz... More 

Thank chrisparker49
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Although the rest of Portugal is boiling this beach setting is freezing . The locals say it's the north wind and brings the colder temperatures.

Thank Danet V
Paracuellos de Jarama, Spain
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Extraordinary very long beach. Very nice area, ideal for families with kids, as you can find small sea lakes with no waves, just besides the surfers ones . There are also many different restaurants at the beach, showers, parking places and small shops. We went in August and we recomend not to go later than 11:30h to ensure you find... More 

Thank Arantzazu B
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Walked across from the smaller beach half a mile away and had a seafood meal sitting outside in the shade, overlooking the beach and enjoying the sea breeze. The waitress was initially shy but soon opened up and was all smiles once she realised that we didn't bite. Service was fast for drinks, bread etc and what one would expect... More 

Thank DrWhy1066
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Travelled to beach with my missus and 15 year old son for the first time , lovely beach very windy but at the same refreshing in July , it's a must you take a wind breaker , 20 Euros , 3 bar/restaurant s good selection of food but get very busy : few tips it's free to park , only... More 

Thank bradyjones
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We spent a week at a friend's place and loved the easy going pace. The beach has a great lagoon to play for kids and enjoy a slower paced swim. The water in the ocean can be rough...and cold, but loved laying on the beach and chilling.

Thank Amie H

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