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Praia da Alagoa

For me in high season this beach is busy and overcrowded and nothing out of the ordinary. However... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
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I would imagine this is what it’s like in Bermuda - white sand, clear warm shallow sea, 30 degrees... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

For me in high season this beach is busy and overcrowded and nothing out of the ordinary. However in the cooler months from October to April it is something I find difficult to describe, quite simply magnificent and if you walk it in the late...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

I would imagine this is what it’s like in Bermuda - white sand, clear warm shallow sea, 30 degrees and not forgetting cold beer from the beach bar. Yeah-man👊

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2017

One of the best places in the Algarve to enjoy the beach. You have a never-ending sand beach from Vila Real de Santo António until Ria Formosa, Tavira.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank 502Maria
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here for 10 years. The beach has almost white fine sand. We particularly like the sand dunes that lead down to the beach in Altura. You can walk for miles and you will find small beach cafes along the way. What...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

Stunning, walking on the beach, picking up shells and paddling in the clear seas, locals collecting clams at low tide, every now and again a bar or small fish town pops up for an ice cold beer.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank nkcliff
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

More than 10km beach, warm water, perfect to walk, ride bike, play golf, rest, sleep or fishing. Near golf courses, Cacela Velha Walls, Sapal Castro Marim, Ria Formosa, Castles, Salinas, Historical center of Vila Real de Santo Antônio and many small farmers.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

This beach offers hours and hours of walking, great views, no people, lots of birds, and even more shells. Exactly what we wanted.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Egwene2014
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Specially in winter time, tranquility, quietness, lot of sun, less people, less prices. Better than stay at home!

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Abilio N
Reviewed August 22, 2016

I've been going to the Alagoa/Altura beach for amost 40 years now, and although I have visited my share of other beach destinations, such as Miami beach or the caribbean, this still remains one of my favorites. It has a large stretch of sand, which...More

Date of experience: August 2016
4  Thank PortoPine
Reviewed August 5, 2016

Beautiful, busy beach. Great for water sports at reasonable prices. My 13 year old son was stung by a weaver fish at low tide and the life guards looked after him really well. Thank you.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Clare K
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