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We were in a family of 4 with a 3 year old baby and a teenager. The stairs down to the beach make... read more

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Alicia D
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Little paradise

Been here many times . Absolutley gorgeous . Selfishly i would prefer if nobody else found this... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jabcallands
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were in a family of 4 with a 3 year old baby and a teenager. The stairs down to the beach make is easy to access and we had no problem reaching it with the small child. We visited mid September which is probably...More

Thank Alicia D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been here many times . Absolutley gorgeous . Selfishly i would prefer if nobody else found this beach.!

Thank jabcallands
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of those little beaches on the heart of the 3 mile sand strip between Portimão and Ria de Alvor. Its natural beauty and rocky passages alongside emerald green waters are a must for any visitor. Magnificent spot!

Thank Sá G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a beautiful beach lots of lovely coves to explore as beautiful as it looks in pictures kids will love to explore. Very peaceful and not over crowded.

Thank galeed1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can spend atleast a week here . It’s mesmerized a and divine . The sound of the waves and chirping of birds is an added bliss . Would love to visit this place again especially during spring . Njoy

Thank p2veen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach was right outside our hotel, the Pestana Dom Jaoa II and it was a wonderful treat. We intended to see the caves so we got up early, walked east and were able to see so much with the low tides allowing us to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in this area for 4 months and loved it. In this time, we had 5 storms and watched the landscape change considerably. The two things that didn't change were the beauty of the area and the friendliness of the people. Praia dos Tres...More

Thank Newbridgers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice to be able to walk around the golden cliffs and put your feet into the water.There are a few restaurants in the area

Thank stevelDurban
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my favourite beach around Portimão & Lagos. At this time of the year it is really crowded, but so are most beaches. If you're driving there, there is parking available for 2€. You can also find a cafe/restaurant and public bathrooms that are...More

Thank Maddie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely beach but you need to get there early by ten am, it is packed! We found a great place to park which was in a resort and walked down to the beach, you need parasols, the waves are fantastic as well,...More

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ASLtraveller
October 21, 2017|
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Response from Halifaxvoyager | Reviewed this property |
Hope you liked the beach. Missed your second question until now. We like right in front of Canico.
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vfrancis58
June 22, 2017|
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Response from ScoobieD777 | Reviewed this property |
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Nina_lochi
February 2, 2016|
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Response from Maria B | Reviewed this property |
Gorgeous beach! My favorite! It is sandy and intimate beach. Beware to come early before the rising water.
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