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A lovely area within a pine forest adjacent to a wonderful beach

This is an oasis, beautifully cool in the summer when we initially visited and very quiet in March... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2019
Hixon, United Kingdom
Fantastic private access to the beach

With no necessity of crossing any roads at all, this beautiful stroll through the woods leads down... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
Waterford, Connecticut
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Urbanizacao Castro Marim Sol, Castro Marim 8950-278, Portugal
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

This is an oasis, beautifully cool in the summer when we initially visited and very quiet in March when we visited again. Raised wooden walkways lead from the restaurant areas and main car park down to the amazing and beautiful beach. There is a further...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Neil576
Reviewed November 12, 2018

With no necessity of crossing any roads at all, this beautiful stroll through the woods leads down a gentle slope to the ocean beach. Even better, spouse took the car down to the beach and I was able to hitch a ride instead of returning...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Spent a fabulous few hours here soaking up some autumn sunshine. Not many parking spaces right by the beach but plenty up the hill. Good clean facilities in the beach. Clean sandy beach.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

the place is perfect for family holidays - pure relaxing, long beaches for endless walks and we had one of the apartments that offered all the comfort you need in a calm area (except the neighbours have a party)

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

This beach is part of the best beach location in Algarve. Being Portuguese and, therefore, knowing very well the Algarve beaches, I never understood why people (and foreign tourists) prefer the western Algarve locations. Sure, they make much more spectacular photos, but are inferior beach...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 142LuisM142
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Well maintained urbanization, spoiled by pretentious boutique hotel. Great to stay in, but where does one go for a basic meal?

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Beach in the area of Castro Marim, Algarve. Only 10 min drive from quinta de sao Gabriel. The beach is accessible by a wooden stairway

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

Visiting here in beginning of October, very few people on the Beach, nice and clean Beach, lovely warm sea (23degrees C) and easy to get a sun-bed. Not easy to park your car though, a bit steep downhill walk to react the beach. Well worth...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Ingrid L
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Praia Verde is for me one of the best beaches in Algarve. It's very clean, offer many activities and the ocean is just perfect... you can rent umbrellas for great price and have comfort for all day.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

Missed the razor clams but the clam chowder was good and the sea food soup, delicious. Salads are copious.

Date of experience: July 2017
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