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Baleal Beach

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Avenida da Praia, Peniche 2520-559, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On our summer trip to Portugal in August of 2019, we spent an afternoon at Baleal Beach. This water was so clean and the beach was gorgeous. This was our first trip to Portugal and we were so happy to be at this beach! The...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Amy A
Reviewed May 18, 2019

This place offers great surfing opportunities for beginners and more advanced surfers. There are beautiful views from the peninsula-town.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank burkongla
Reviewed April 22, 2019

Nice for beginners surf and the beach in general. Good infrastructure: open restaurants, surf boards to rent.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank leoensuiza
Reviewed April 13, 2019

Baleal/Peniche is a great place for every surfer as there is something for everyone. Easy waves for beginners, steady ones and bigger ones for advanced surfers. The waves get bigger later in the year when the fall storms are hitting the coast. And of course...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rene K
Reviewed February 11, 2019

Great beach - long stretch for a long beautiful, meditative stroll at the beach break. Walk from Baleal Island to the Gamboa Bar have a coffe or ginger/lemon tea there and walk back. Or you go and surf - for beginners as well as for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Elisabeth N
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

Always good waves, just choose your spot. Good rentals service. Nice restaurants and the most popular bar in Peniche. Clean and beautiful sandy beach.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Julianajamila
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Baleal beach might well be my favourite place in Portugal. The way it's oriented allows for getting the best surfing out of the particular day's conditions. With 3 or 4 spots around, you can just walk to the spot that works the best with the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank todorinho93
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a great beach for those with kids. Many times when the waves at the other beaches are high and mighty this beach has calm waters. Kids can safely run around and not worry about the water getting too deep too fast. It's a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Car0linha
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Good to drive to see the sunset and views. It's across from an interesting two sided beach that u dove across with cars only from one side at a time

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank S2vishva
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Such great sand and a couple of discreet beach side cafés with lovely wide views and affordable prices. Local shops and a supermarket very close by. Easy access and pretty good parking if you get there relatively early.

Date of experience: July 2018
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FrancescaToronto
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It's about 1 hour and 15 minutes North of Lisbon by car. It's over 3 hours from Albufeira.
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