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Address: Rua Nova, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Portugal
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Fogo Lake Full Day UTV Tour
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Nordeste Small-Group Full Day Tour with Lunch

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Nice beach but beware of portuguese man o war

Nice beach. Just obey the signs and warnings. Sometimes there are portuguese man o war and the posted warnings clearly will tell you that. Otherwise the beach is accessible, and... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
CatarinaCip
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Nice beach. Just obey the signs and warnings. Sometimes there are portuguese man o war and the posted warnings clearly will tell you that. Otherwise the beach is accessible, and nice.

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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This beach is safe beach with life guards constantly on the watch for strong currents. You can also leave your bags on the beach without worrying whether anyone would steal it. The beach is very clean and it's a beautiful spot with some dining lunch options. This beach is definitely better than the north beach if you like to experience... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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81 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We spent a few hours at this beach as part of our "beach tour" around the island. Had I known how nice it was we would have stayed longer. The waves were a bit high but if you were careful you could get in the water which was clean with nice black sand between your toes. There was lots of... More 

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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The water is really dirty, do not recommend this beach. Feels like you're swimming with garbage (cans, glass bottles, band aids)

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Vila do Conde, Portugal
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120 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015

The beach is breathtaking: Beautiful black sand, perfect waves, good restaurants nearby, lots of parking space, showers. It is really a hidden gem.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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105 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

We went here after we got on our our early flight from Boston to kill some time before check in. Beautiful black sand beach. It was pretty quiet we felt like we had the whole beach to our selves!

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Porto District, Portugal
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227 reviews
122 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2015

De destacar a oferta diversificada de lojas existente nas galerias comerciais, tais como restaurantes de gastronomia diversa, bares/pubs, lojas com outros serviços, agência bancária, artesanato dos Açores, gift shop, agência de viagens, rent-a-car, centro de estética, parafarmácia, perfumaria, artigos de desporto e whale watching, entre outras actividades. This new development is physically connected to the old marina of Ponta Delgada... More 

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New York City, New York
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2014 via mobile

If you've never seen a black sand beach this would be a good place to experience it. The beach is very small and quiet. You may see some fish but that's about it. One hour here and you're done.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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177 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2014

A big sand (black sand) beach with beach-rescue. It also has bathing-huts with toilets and dusch and a very nice view on the nearby city and a church

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Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2014

Easy enough to find, good restaurant café close by. Enjoy a swim and a lunch break by the water. Soothing location to just sit and chill....

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