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“big waves”(12 reviews)
“great spot”(2 reviews)
“main beach”(2 reviews)
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Rua 31 de Janeiro, Nazare 2450-065, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You need warm clothes. Wild beach, strong wind, the biggest waves, skyline, no people, true ocean, high-peaked rock.

Thank VI7_Torino
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surf in September was breaking less than three metres and parking within one kilometre of lighthouse (farol) is limited, however, it is cool to be within sight of where the biggest waves haunt the earth in January

Thank geoffrey O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very pretty beach, not simple to get to, but if you are utilizing a map service, not difficult at all. Not a huge amount of parking, and then you have to walk down a dirt hill to reach the beach. I’ve seen...More

Thank Terry L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An interesting village for those who enjoy surfing and would like to understand the phenomenon of the giant waves. Not to mention the simple and beautiful village of Nazare with local commerce & blessed church (for sure is Nazare Saint who protects the surfers and...More

Thank Carolina V
Reviewed 2 September 2018

At the time I was there it was very windy so the beach was not as inviting but for bodyboarders the waves were workable. For surfers though it was not so good.

Thank Sleepylynne
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Sea, sky and a huge sand beach, surrounded by trees. No buildings in the area. In particular, the view over the beach from the lighthouse is valuable.

Thank Thierry D
Reviewed 4 August 2018

This is just north of O Sitio, and is an un-commercialized, wide, clean beach; where the water can have huge waves in winter. Nice place to take a relaxing picnic and be away from crowds. However, there are no convenience nearby.

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Bigest waves in the world, beauty and power, nice beach, good surf. Nice people and fun is all you get!

Thank Nuno A
Reviewed 5 July 2018

The only reason I can't give the North Beach (Praia do Norte) a 5-star rating is because if you don't have a car it is challenging to get to, and there are no services here such as a cafe, washrooms etc. Please make an effort....More

Thank Amylee S
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Renown location of mundo waves speaks for itself. Well worth the 90min drive from Lisbon. Enjoy a long walk along the coast or a brisk dip in the Atlantic. Make sure you make it up to the fort for the history of the location and...More

Thank dclov3r
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