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Foz do Arelho 2500, Portugal
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All reviews lagoon side beautiful beach on duty two sides lots of parking calm waters public toilets crashing waves clean sand cafes and restaurants obidos lagoon long beach families and couples main beach cold water great spot big waves
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Reviewed 1 week ago

walking along the boardwalk is very nice. we were here in the fall so it was a little too cold for us to venture into the water.

Thank mfctennis
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a bus trip with Inatel and stayed here for the full week. Nice place, beautiful scenery. Down side:- you really have to like climbing, there are sooooooooo many stairs to climb to get to your rooms. Unfortunately we were on the 5th floor...More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We had 2 nights in a seafront apartment at Foz do Arelho. From when we arrived last Sunday night there was the most amazing sea fog that limited our visibility substantially. We have since learnt that this is not particularly unusual at this time of...More

Thank pakabay
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

A nice beach, with a vast areal, perfect for families, in fact it has different beaches within it. The north part is more surf-oriented, with big waves, while the south part has a small bay, with low & calm waters (a little bit like Algarve,...More

Thank joaoandreferro
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

During our stay at Foz we probably went to the beach everyday, probably 20mins walk from our holiday rental. The beach itself is really big, loads of sand and very safe for young children and away from the road. The beach is very clean and...More

Thank Zidane76
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Something for everyone. Surf and waves on one side, you need to be a confident swimmer although playing in the waves at low tide less so but stay in between the yellow and red flags. The lagoon side is for any level but it can...More

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Reviewed August 18, 2018

There is so much of this beach to discover and it is easy to find bits that are almost empty. The water is warm in the lagoon and very calm so great for swimming.

Thank annastylewhite
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

If you are ever in obidos, Ferrell you must check out foz it is beautiful breathtaking and makes for a nice picture. The lagoa is amazing making it easy to find little areas for the kids to swim must see I love it always go...More

Thank PiqueBranden
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The beach of Foz do Arelho is the nearest from the city of Obidos (a 15 minutes drive). The place is quiet and beautiful. A beautiful lagon as well.

Thank leonardo_1964
Reviewed July 30, 2018

This beach is fantastic! Miles of clean sand so it never feels crowded. There is free parking and good toilet facilities. Would advise children and weak swimmers to use the lagoon side as the Atlantic side has very strong surf and tides. There are plenty...More

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lucyyoung100
July 27, 2018|
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Response from M8310ZZpeterh | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so we didn't see anywhere when we were there
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Vicki K
March 26, 2017|
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Response from alanelucas | Reviewed this property |
Yes we definitely saw dogs on the beach. This was October time. Not sure if they have any summer time restrictions though.
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anne_waltham
November 22, 2015|
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Response from chrisparker49 | Reviewed this property |
They are in the process of building a large golf resort. it is on the other side of the lagoon from Foz. i actually do not think it will make much difference. In Foz they are building but there are loads of villas which are... More
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