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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
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
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
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
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
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.