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Nice beach , sea could be better

Nice clean beach , free parking . As with other local beaches parasol areas and sun bed areas. Fish... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
anorchfygol
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
via mobile
People have named the wrong beach

Trafal is actually next to Vale de lobo. But hey! They all run into one long stretch next to each... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Steve T
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Colne, United Kingdom
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2 Sep 2018
“Nice beach , sea could be better”
25 Jul 2018
“People have named the wrong beach”
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Trafal is actually next to Vale de lobo. But hey! They all run into one long stretch next to each other. This is as good as any other beach stretching from Faril to Vilamoura. Just be warned though if you have toddlers when the tide...More

2  Thank Steve T
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Used the beach for part of my holiday run but glad I didn't use it to bathe and it smelt pretty bad. couldn't work out if there was a sewage treatment nearby or if it was coming in from the sea, although the hotel beach...More

1  Thank Fiji_18
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Nice clean beach , free parking . As with other local beaches parasol areas and sun bed areas. Fish restaurant quite pricey it can buy drinks and cold beers which you can take into the beach . Sea quite chippy as with other beaches along...More

Thank anorchfygol
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Good access and near parking. A lot of space even in August. Do not have showers working. The WC is not near the beach. It belong to the near restaurant.

Thank joseaB565QB
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Trafal is actually next to Vale de lobo. But hey! They all run into one long stretch next to each other. This is as good as any other beach stretching from Faril to Vilamoura. Just be warned though if you have toddlers when the tide...More

2  Thank Steve T
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Used the beach for part of my holiday run but glad I didn't use it to bathe and it smelt pretty bad. couldn't work out if there was a sewage treatment nearby or if it was coming in from the sea, although the hotel beach...More

1  Thank Fiji_18
Reviewed 9 December 2017

This is actually praia do almargem, the next beach towards vale do lobo is , Praia loulé velha, and then trafal. stunning quiet beach in the summer months

Thank Mat B
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Excellent long stretch of sandy beach and glorious walks with various places to stop off and try a delicious meal at a number of very good beach restaurants. Well worth a visit.

Thank Bryn G
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Very pleased at finding this beach as spent the previous day in Quarteira surrounded by fag butts and filthy water. The road to the beach is odd and bumpy but it's worth the juddery journey as once you get there it's peaceful and quiet apart...More

1  Thank Llondbol
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Worth the long dusty drive down to this beach. Great to spend the day at. The beach has a restaurant called Temprus which is very good,but it is best to book to avoid not being able to a table. Plenty of parking.

1  Thank vernonl263
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Closest to Quarteira more city beach - umbrellas rentable as well as sun beds - but space available for a towel only as well. Water changes with tide - not that children friendly in some times of the day but at others Ok. Going east...More

Thank Hans K
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is a very clean beach and you will always be able to find a sunbed and parasol,to hire because there are lots of them. The beach did not get over crowded on our visit and across the road there are lots of snack bars...More

Thank Noel W
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