The most beautiful beaches in Portugal

The best of beaches in Portugal

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful beaches in Portugal
Inserted: 26.03.2017
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

Portugal has some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. However, the Atlantic waters are wild and colder than the Mediterranean, so tourism is not so massive, not counting the famous Algarve in the south. The sand is mostly gold, and huge cliffs rise above the beaches.

Ponta de Piedade

The most beautiful beach in the Algarve

| Altitude: 1 m / 3 ft

To the south of Lagos is the interesting Cape – Ponta de Piedade. You will find here small beaches among… continue reading

Praia do Beliche beach

Beautiful bay at Cape Cabo de Sao Vicente

| Altitude: 0 m / 0 ft

A beautiful bay with Praia do Beliche beach is located a short distance from the southwest end of Continental… continue reading

Praia do Magoito beach

Beach under a stunning cliff

| Altitude: 4 m / 13 ft

This stunning beach is located to the west of the town Magoito. The cliff that overlooks it looks almost as… continue reading

Praia Pequena Beach

Beach just off the western end of Europe

| Altitude: 6 m / 20 ft

Only a short distance north of the westernmost outposts of continental Europe – Cape Cabo da Roca, there are… continue reading

Praia da Foz beach

Beach near Ericeira

| Altitude: 0 m / 0 ft

A short distance south of the picturesque town of Ericeira lies another of the beautiful Portuguese beaches –… continue reading

Praia da Arrabida beach

Beautiful beach under the mountains

| Altitude: 1 m / 3 ft

The Serra da Arrabida mountains, which are protected as a natural park, are directly overlooking the Atlantic… continue reading

Beach in Nazaré

Vibrant beach

| Altitude: 2 m / 7 ft

Nazaré is the most popular resort on the Silver Coast – Costa de Prata. The beach is huge and the prospect of… continue reading

Praia de Paredes de Vitória

Beautiful beach with rock formations

| Altitude: 1 m / 3 ft

Twenty kilometers north of the town of Nazaré is a beautiful beach of Praia de Paredes de Vitória. The… continue reading

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