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I would imagine this is what it’s like in Bermuda - white sand, clear warm shallow sea, 30 degrees... read more

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Alagoa/Altura - A long sand beach and beautiful sea

One of the best places in the Algarve to enjoy the beach. You have a never-ending sand beach from... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2017
Cascais, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I would imagine this is what it’s like in Bermuda - white sand, clear warm shallow sea, 30 degrees and not forgetting cold beer from the beach bar. Yeah-man👊

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Reviewed July 30, 2017

One of the best places in the Algarve to enjoy the beach. You have a never-ending sand beach from Vila Real de Santo António until Ria Formosa, Tavira.

1  Thank 502Maria
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here for 10 years. The beach has almost white fine sand. We particularly like the sand dunes that lead down to the beach in Altura. You can walk for miles and you will find small beach cafes along the way. What...More

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Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

Stunning, walking on the beach, picking up shells and paddling in the clear seas, locals collecting clams at low tide, every now and again a bar or small fish town pops up for an ice cold beer.

Thank nkcliff
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

More than 10km beach, warm water, perfect to walk, ride bike, play golf, rest, sleep or fishing. Near golf courses, Cacela Velha Walls, Sapal Castro Marim, Ria Formosa, Castles, Salinas, Historical center of Vila Real de Santo Antônio and many small farmers.

Thank antonia p
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

This beach offers hours and hours of walking, great views, no people, lots of birds, and even more shells. Exactly what we wanted.

Thank Egwene2014
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Specially in winter time, tranquility, quietness, lot of sun, less people, less prices. Better than stay at home!

Thank Abilio N
Reviewed August 22, 2016

I've been going to the Alagoa/Altura beach for amost 40 years now, and although I have visited my share of other beach destinations, such as Miami beach or the caribbean, this still remains one of my favorites. It has a large stretch of sand, which...More

3  Thank PortoPine
Reviewed August 5, 2016

Beautiful, busy beach. Great for water sports at reasonable prices. My 13 year old son was stung by a weaver fish at low tide and the life guards looked after him really well. Thank you.

1  Thank Clare K
Reviewed June 13, 2016

We first visted Alagoa in 1990, the beach is still very recognisable. We walked up from Manta Rota recently - a nice walk. The beach is serviced and is a nice place for families etc. We didn't get as far as checking out the restaurants...More

1  Thank Gearoid O O
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