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Praia Gale

Estrada da Gale | Gale, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
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“lovely beach” (51 reviews)
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Estrada da Gale | Gale, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The beach at Gale is really super, we popped down here fairly early on a Saturday and there was plenty of free parking, by 11 it was full! There are several restaurants and lots of sun beds to the right along the sandy beach. If...More

Thank Susan Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great sandy beach, which if you catch the hides right (& walk left along the beach), lots of sand & rock pools for the children to play in. Lots of bars/restaurants close by, & good parking (free). When busy, may have to park on the...More

Thank hugheskevin5
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't fault this hotel. We turned up after leaving another hotel abruptly ( see other review). We were welcomed with sweet tea and mints with a cool flannel. The food was amazing and the room gorgeous with plush purple Capet throughout. Catalina in the main...More

1  Thank sp0ngeB0b1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great beach with enjoyable cliff paths to walk if you bored. But best thing to do here is to watch the sunset!

Thank oxfordtreker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went late on a slightly cloudy day. The car parks were full but were able to park further up on roadside. Sand really soft even getting into the sea. Paid 20Euro for 4 beds with brollies. Sea is chilly & more suitable for swimmers. Young...More

1  Thank dannyboy498
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I have been to this beach dozens of times over the seventeen years I have lived here and will ALWAYS recommend it to my guests . I have brought my family here and friends many times over the years and they all agree it's the...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Whilst staying at Salgados Dunas Suites I used this beach concession. €12 per day for 2 beds and parasol. Small cafe serving drinks and snacks. Massage tent. I loved this beach although it was very busy. I found the atmosphere very relaxed. The beach was...More

Thank Moira M
Reviewed 15 August 2017

A very safe beach....fine sand, rock pools to explore at low tide usual facilities and a choice of 3 restaurants

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This beach is stunning. The location has the right amount of rocks and caves so that the kids can adventure whilst taking a rest from investigating pools and swimming in the sea. The beach itself is golden sand and there is a lot of space...More

Thank Martiewill
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Just loved this beach. We sat at the cove beach and just loved that the sand was so clean and the scenery so beautiful. The water was freezing though but that's Portugal!! Loved exploring the beachfront and loved the long walk on the wide expanse...More

Thank Dana R
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4 August 2017|
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Response from EdBush | Reviewed this property |
Sure. Mercado Municipal dos Caliços 126, Largo do Mercado 4 Albufeira But once in Gale, pay also a visit to the Amazonia Supermarket in Galé. Pricy, but excellent. Cheers
Lorna M
8 June 2017|
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Response from DogendEssex | Reviewed this property |
I usually have a hire car or use taxi,there is a rank in the marina and cost about 5 euros.
christena b
25 May 2017|
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Response from EdBush | Reviewed this property |
Just to this beach no need. But I recommend to hire one to move around for dinner out, etc.