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The best spot in Alentejo if bathing toddlers

Figure out a paradise beach with all commodities and freedom. Beautiful setting, clear water, 2... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2018
Joao R
Lisbon, Portugal
via mobile
stunning beach

possibly the nicest we have ever been too.. great little cafe and beautiful location.... easy... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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“bar”(4 reviews)
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Carvalhal, Sao Teotonio, Odemira 7630-612, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice beach, huge sandy area, quite often get big waves here. Cafe too, but not open when we were here, presumably just opens in main season? Farm nearby with lots of unusual animals!

Thank MaryBarryJackson
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Figure out a paradise beach with all commodities and freedom. Beautiful setting, clear water, 2 lifeguards overlooking, perfect swell, surf school, bar-restaurant on the beach, bodyboard rental, excellent tracks to hike in the vicinity (I went both and south for 3 hours each and loved)....More

Thank Joao R
Reviewed August 8, 2018

This is a lovely bay, but we prefer the secret coves. Go here if you'd a cafe, toilet or surf lessons.

Thank Sam H
Reviewed July 26, 2018

possibly the nicest we have ever been too.. great little cafe and beautiful location.... easy parking surf school bar on the beach too.... relaxing not too crowded and just a few kilometres from our lodgings

Thank 1953nigel
Reviewed September 7, 2017

The best beach of the Sudoeste Alentejano, hard to parc during August but its worth it. Has a litlle bar near the beach, massage sessions, surf lessons, and lifegard.

Thank Lilas V
Reviewed September 1, 2017

If you stay in Monte carvalhal da Rocha hotel you easy go 5 min walking, but drive there in August it´s not easy to park

1  Thank sandrabolinhas
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Beach is small but very beautiful, sand and sun. There is a cafe at the beach. Try their cheese burgers, please do. You'll never want another one. And their fresh juice cocktails are a real hit too! Amazing.

Thank frvanhecke
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

I came to the praia of carvalhal sometimes and the only problem i saw was the conection with wifi and calls i needed to go up a hill to call our ride

Thank Trail723959
Reviewed July 24, 2017

This beach is small but has life guards and a great cafe. Sandy beach and sunbeds with shades to hire.

Thank Sue T
Reviewed July 9, 2017

Yet another gorgeous Alentajo beach. Small , easy to park, bathrooms and restaurant. Cant remember if they had umbrellas to rent.

1  Thank Carol B
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