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Reviewed 1 week ago

7 km gently shelving golden sands. Blue/green sea. Little shelter on beach so beware. Great for an evening walk.

Thank Heidi M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stretching from Lagos pretty much to Portimao, the Meia Praia is a gorgeous long crescent shaped stretch of golden sand. The dunes behind host a number of good beach bars and restaurants. Good for a walk.. a long wall along the shore

Thank mabinho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In Portuguese Meia Praia means "half beach", presumably because the miles of golden sand are interrupted by the entrance to Alvor harbour. It must be the biggest half beach in the world.... The sandy beach, backed by dunes, has lifeguards in the summer. The sea...More

Thank k2397
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice beach to stroll along. You do not see many people go for a swim as the water in the Atlantic is slightly on the cool side.

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a bit disapointing and really needs a revamp. The changing rooms are a bit shabby. The bar area was fine but the whole appearance of the Huts needs to be ubgraded

1  Thank maryfairy97
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Beautiful beach with plenty of sunbeds and umbrellas. Also a few restaurants along the beach serving great food at reasonable prices. Just be aware waves can be very strong at times and not really suitable for children swimming. Towards the end of the beach is...More

1  Thank Joan S
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Great boardwalk, a few restaurants along the way, wide and Long Beach, boat rentals available. Chair and shade rentals. Quiet in October.

Thank Ann F
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Without a doubt one of the finest beaches in the world. I believe I walked eight km on it the afternoon I visited, from the family end to the nude optional end and back. Also, the food and drinks are very inexpensive, too. Definitely a...More

Thank primeonetx
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Went here for our honeymoon. Our first trip to Portugal. Absolutely loved it would highly recommend. Lovely place

Thank Ripclint
Reviewed October 5, 2018

This is a lovely beach stretching several kilometres, it's very quiet and it's always easy to find a secluded spot with few people about. The sand is lovely and there is absolutely no litter on the Beach. Pleasant to sit and watch the boats go...More

Thank Andy N
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george n
August 24, 2018|
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Response from Cheryl B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry a bit late in answering. There is a road train service that runs from Lagos by the marina to the last part of meia Praia beach by Sol restaurant. Get of here and then go past Sol and down wooden walkway turn left and... More
george n
August 16, 2018|
Response from Cheryl B | Reviewed this property |
Catch the road train to the last stop by the Sol restaurant and then just walk along beach to the left hand side
July 26, 2018|
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Response from Cheryl B | Reviewed this property |
I own a house in Praia de luz which is only a 5 min drive from the beach