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Summer time! Top 5 beaches in Portugal

With more than 800 km of shore side, Portugal is one of the best beach destinations in the world!
Check out our fine suggestions!

 

Praia do Guincho

Located in Cascais, near Lisbon, is one of the regions best known beaches, facing directly the Atlantic.
Due to its characteristics tends to be a favorite water sports fans beach, for surf, kitesurf or windsurf. If you dream for calm waters, refreshed by soft breeze we have better options for you below. This beach if for those who enjoy adrenaline rushing their soul.

 

Praia de Galapinhos

Awarded as Best European Beach 2017, located in Setúbal District, just on Arrábida Natural Park, it’s a stunningly beautiful area to chill.

Surrounded by nature with crystalline waters over the white sand, you will find yourself in paradise. If you like diving, this is one of the best to explore underwater and connect with sea life. If you decide to just lay back on the sand, just enjoy the contrast between the cliffs and ocean!

 

Praia de Benagil

Besides being relatively small, Benagil beach located in Algarve, is sitting between imposing gold colored cliffs and clean blue water, being considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

It’s most famous for its astonishing cave called “Algar de Benagil”. It has a round ceiling which frames an amazing blue sky inside. This cave is included in many blogs and lists of “places you have to see in your lifetime”. You can reach it swimming (if you are a good swimmer) or by a rented boat.

 

Praia da Falésia

With more than 6 km of golden sand, this beach located in the South of Portugal, Algarve, is what all beach lovers dream. Has been nominated number 1 one beach in Portugal and 3rd best beach in the world.

The diversity that this beach offer is unique. Orange cliffs, contrasting with green pines, blue sky, white sand and clean water. It’s a landscape that can’t be described if you don’t experience it. It’s perfect beach for a refreshing swim, long beach walk or a hiking trail through the cliffs. During summer time, a lot of music and sports events take place here.

 

Praia da Marinha

Frequently seen in global advertising campaigns, Praia da Marinha, located in Algarve, is an amazing combination of towering cliffs, white sand and crystal-clear waters, from which Michelin’s guide authors considered it on of top 10 beaches in Europe. Its natural beauty generated from the eroded cliffs and variety of rocky formations it’s something worth to see with your own eyes.

Calm water and almost transparent, makes it a very popular snorkeling destination. If you enjoy having contact with marine life, this is a place you can’t miss!

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