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Beautiful, But a Trek

Great beach and a fabulous scene, but there are easier beaches to access. Staying in Salema, we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kent B
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Corona del Mar, California, United States
White sand, clear warm water

Many stairs as with most beaches in the Algarve. Once you get to the beach you will enjoy soft... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
Stephen M
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London, Canada
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Estrada Cabo de Sao Vicente, Sagres 8650-390, Portugal
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All reviews great beach protected from the wind steep steps beach hut small beach great parking soft white sand chairs and umbrellas the cliff nice sand peri peri chicken clear water worth the effort sao vicente plenty of parking amazing views waves
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great beach and a fabulous scene, but there are easier beaches to access. Staying in Salema, we decided to make the short drive to check it out...as it had received great reviews. The stairs down are tough and going up is tougher and somewhat dangerous....More

Thank Kent B
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Many stairs as with most beaches in the Algarve. Once you get to the beach you will enjoy soft white sand and clear warm water. Many higher waves than at other beaches from our experience and lots brought body boards. The far side is used...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

you have to earn your swim in the crystal clear water! walk ~160 stairs down and jump in the waves! nice spot for nude swimmers!

Thank vonunnerwegs
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Clear water. Sandy beach with no stones or seaweed. In a beautiful cove. Some waves. Nudist area to the north. Very steep steps down from the car park. Has a cafe.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Went here after our hike to the light tower to relax a bit. The beach is reached via a staircase as it lies some meters below the street. One the descent is finalized one finds a nice little beach between the rocks. The beach is...More

Thank Philipp K
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

The last beach before the end of the world lighthouse, several kilometres outside Sagres. This was our fourth or fifth visit and the trip did not disappoint. Our two families with four children aged 10-15 arrived around 10:45am and parking was limited, with cars starting...More

Thank IanGall
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We hadn’t realised just how windy (& cold) Portugal could be so it’s been a mission to find sheltered places to go. (I’d not read any trip advisor reviews about the wind so am keen to let people know that all year it is windy...More

Thank 721Riley
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice beach which you can access to after walking down steep stairs - the water is emerald green , the place is not too busy even in the middle of July! Located between Cabo Sao Vicente and Sagres.

Thank Nadedel2014
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Only 3km walk from the towns centre, this beach is amazing and worth making the effort to check out. Nice little waves in Summer and the potential for good surf in winter. Caves to explore and a beach bar.. Don't let the stairs put you...More

Thank jacko_els
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Alot of steps but we'll worth the effort, stunning, car park beside the steps. Visit terra restaurant across the road while you're there for the perfect day out

Thank Jill G
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Howard T
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Response from Isabelgilpereira | Reviewed this property |
Hi Howard! Just like Katherine mentioned, it's a 24x7 natural and free beach! It really worth it so I hope you enjoy it. Isabel
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