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“The best beach ever”

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Reviewed August 5, 2013

All I got to say is " AMAZING"
Beautiful area, amazing people, great sand, good bars and amazing surfing

3  Thank Toronto1122
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Reviewed September 2, 2012

Been to this place 20 years ago, and it has changed so much! I can't understand how they they let build like that so near the water line (just in front of the Youth Hostel). And so awfully tasted, low-quality constructions. Even the restaurants and bars in the area are simply uninviting (to me at least).

It's a pity, it used to be a very nice beach. Water is still very cold though.

Neverthless, the beach next to this, looks much better, maybe that's why you can see all this good reviews.

3  Thank norte00
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Reviewed August 25, 2012

Seaside town on the Silver coast about 1hour from Lisbon. Everything in the town is in walking distance. Lots of bars and restaurants. Beautiful beach with long stretches of sand and lifeguards during the summer. Plenty of canvas beach huts and chairs available for rent. This is not the place to come if you want a busy tourist trap such as Benidorm. The peak time for this town and this part of Portugal is July/August, out of season there are a lot less restaurants open but it is peaceful and beautiful. There is a breeze most of the time here and the sea is cold - it is the Atlantic after all. It is particularly good for surfing on this coast and there are surf schools on the promenade that do a selection of surf lessons from one off to courses. There is a swimming pool at the camp site which you can go to for approx 2euro. There is a night club during the summer but it doesn't get going until around 1am. Buses to Lisbon go from the centre of town several times a day. If you are going to stay here then a car is really a good idea. In the town there is a Tourist info (not open in the winter), crazy golf, small supermarket, small childrens play area. There are bigger supermarkets in Lourinha which is about 3km away. Places to visit within easy reach with a car are Peniche (there is also a small waterpark here), Obidos, Supertubos surfing beach, Baleal (water sports available here), Go karting track.
This is an ideal place for those who want a relaxixng summer beach holiday without all the tourists that you get in on most south europe holidays.

5  Thank jpb62
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Reviewed May 20, 2012

the sand of this golden beach is very nice, good to stroll along, water is very cold and be very careful the waves pull you in. Not good for swimming, just to bathe in the cold water. Most of the mornings in summer are misty. Quite far from Lisbon, reasonable to go by car, quite near Peniche which is worthy a visit. And Obidos.

3  Thank fremy
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Reviewed October 13, 2011

As it says in the title! Beautiful beach some nice littl cafes and restaraunts. Very peaceful place for a holiday with excellent transport link to lisbon if you fancy a bit of retail therapy.

4  Thank Sueaust76
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