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Best beach but the sea was too rough for swimming

Remote , quiet and spectacular. Absolutely beautiful but beware the tide comes in and could stop you from getting of the beach unless you are prepared to get wet. Beach bar... read more

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Cheadle Hulme, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Remote , quiet and spectacular. Absolutely beautiful but beware the tide comes in and could stop you from getting of the beach unless you are prepared to get wet. Beach bar wasn't open ( April)

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning views and lovely beach! You can access it from the left side - facing the sea- down the pathway and stairs- make sure keep an eye on the tide if you staying on the beach especially if you decide to go farther down the beach- and you should as it's great- so you don't get stranded. From the car... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As you park at the (free) car park at the top you can walk across the cliffs or down the well constructed steps to the beach. At the bottom of the steps there is a tiny beach enclosed by cliffs, like the unknowing tourist sheep we are, we followed a family around a cliff face to a magical beach, truly... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful!! So many hiking and viewing spots to see above the cliffs and a staircase that leads down to the beach. Soft sand, beautiful water. A must see!

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1 Thank Melissa B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Praia Marinha - I had put this on my trip itinerary because of the beautiful cliff formations at the beach but we got more than that because of which I am highly recommending it for everyone. At the parking lot, there is a trail head which takes one along the cliffs all the way to towns in the west like... More 

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4 Thank gajria
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is so friendly Beautiful scenery and amazing food. Filet mignon was my favourite followed by the fish of the day. So fresh!

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another lovely spot in the area. Lovely azure blue waters and as it was December it was nice and quiet.

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

From car park, there are 2 paths. One is a stairway leading down to the beach. the second is a hike to see the elephant grotto formation and further to Benagil. Before you head down to the beach, stop at the fruit vendor in the car park to pick some fresh fruits. Strawberries were amazing! Take them down to the... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We walked along the cliff tops from Marinha to Benegil and back. About one hour in each direction. The path has been improved a bit since last year but a fire has gone through in one spot and killed some of the trees. Marinha has amongst the best rock formations but many steps down to the beach. Picnic tables are... More 

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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

There are many longer expanses of beach in the Algarve but none have the natural beauty of Carveiro's town beach. The views especially from the high lookout just east of the beach is beyond breathtaking. The close proximity of all the nearby tacky tourist shops does not spoil the amazing vista - I just look the other way !!

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