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Superb beach

This beach is easily accessible and does not have lots of steep steps (common in the Algarve) it is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anthony D
Best beach ever

Bordeira is probably the most massive beach I have seen so far and therefore it is not crowdy... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Manuel P
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Carrapateira, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is easily accessible and does not have lots of steep steps (common in the Algarve) it is also vast and beautiful. Easy to get to and good parking. Its mostly sandy not rocky as some pictures suggest. It also has a small river...More

Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bordeira is probably the most massive beach I have seen so far and therefore it is not crowdy. Behind the dunes it is not windy and there is a very nice beach bar with friendly staff.

Thank Manuel P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beach is really nice, whether you are a surfer or not, but it is long walk to the beach - worth it! You can contour the whole stream or cross it (during low tide, the water it is more or less between your knees...More

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great beach Wide and expansive Must be 1k side to side Loads of space for football / bat n ball etc Soft sand Good breeze off the Atlantic Once you’ve acclimatised the waters fine Wet suits a must for surfers Good waves

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

André’s Surf/Beach Bar is the best! Great cocktails, good snacks and very relaxed. To get there wade across the warm waters of the lagoon.

Thank annlW336AP
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Bordeira is my favorite beach for now. I stayed until night tonight under the stars and a moon on the way to be full soon..there is really a good energy on this beach.

3  Thank Sea E
Reviewed 15 April 2018

This is a stunning beach. It's very large. It's so nice to spend some time over here. You can park at the bottom of the cliff or on top. You have to walk trough water to reach the sand. Just lie down and relax!!

Thank NoeB1
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

A winding drive from the highway finally gets you to this gorgeous beach. Theviews in every direction are stunning the parking area was a bit rough due to the recent rains.

Thank Lesterbeach
Reviewed 28 February 2018

This was my first experience of the Portuguese west-facing Atlantic coast, and it totally blew me away. A vast expanse of sand, good access (not sure where some get the idea it is not suitable for the elderly.. I'm 70), and, out of season, good...More

2  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We went surfing on this beach twice. The people of the surf rental place are very friendly and the beach is just stunning. One of the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen!!!

2  Thank Leila D
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Cat R
17 June 2017|
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Response from munirb905 | Reviewed this property |
There is no way to get food or drinks at the beach. Also no toilets nearby!
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martyn c
15 August 2016|
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Response from silviaeves2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are allowed but you should try to walk away from the beginning of the beach where everyone normally stays. The beach is extensive with plenty of space for you to walk the dog and sit and sunbathe away from everyone... More
Nathanael G
11 July 2016|
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Response from cbowmann | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can rent boards & wetsuits at the beach bar.
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