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European delight

I love to see locals at this beach enjoying gorgeous weather last week. It was a very hot day, on a... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Spotless Public Beach, Great Facilities

This is the cleanest beach I have ever been to. The facilities are great and swimming safe. Right... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Leicester, UK
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Praia da Vitoria, Terceira 9760-211, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a marina area with a man-made beach/sandy area. The surrounding area is quite walkable and has quaint shops, cafes and lots if places to get souvenirs.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HeavenlyRN
Reviewed September 10, 2018

I love to see locals at this beach enjoying gorgeous weather last week. It was a very hot day, on a weekend and quiet even with lots of families. Loved the inflatable soccer nets and fun for small kiddos. There is a beautiful marina next...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank junebug46
Reviewed August 13, 2018

This is the cleanest beach I have ever been to. The facilities are great and swimming safe. Right by the marina and close to the centre of town

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kmilk
Reviewed June 2, 2018

Vitoria is the largest city on Terciera, and this beach is its focal point and reason for being. The day we were there, the windsurfers were out and the wind was up. Many places along the beachfront road to eat outside.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank billybobcobbob
Reviewed May 16, 2018

The beach is very beautiful and it stand inside a small bay near the marina. In the beggining of May they are still preparing the beaches for the Summer and the water was a little cold to swim.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Cristina_Hugo
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Praia de Vitoria, great village on the sea. The harbor is huge, and we viewed it from sea level, and from the mountain top overlook.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank msgtbtek
Reviewed April 17, 2018

If you are like me, when I think of an island, I think of beaches. Wrong. Terceira has a rocky volcanic coast. There are no real beaches. They only beaches are small patches of sand near the marinas. The ocean is a deep beautiful blue...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Theresa M
Reviewed March 12, 2018

Beautiful black sand beaches. The water was too cold to swim in February, but I'm sure its lovely in the summer!

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank waterlover19
Reviewed January 22, 2018

This was a very gorgeous beach. Although we did not swim since it was December it was still very fun to go to. There actually were many people swimming and enjoying the water. It was fun to walk along the shoreline with our tour guide,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank beth190
Reviewed January 2, 2018

too cold to hang out in December , but I could see having a blast during the Summer! Our guide says it gets like spring break there.

Date of experience: December 2017
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