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Arrifana Beach

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Address: Aljezur 8670, Portugal

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Stunning beach in beautiful surroundings.

A stunning beach and setting. Great for surfers and days out. A winding road takes you down to the sands with parking at the top on the roadside. There are a few bars and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sally C
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A stunning beach and setting. Great for surfers and days out. A winding road takes you down to the sands with parking at the top on the roadside. There are a few bars and restaurants here, all good. O Paulo's on the cliff top at the end of the road is definitely worth a visit for the food, service and... More 

Thank Sally C
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great lookout point shows the steep, narrow and winding road down to the beach. Be there at low tide if you want enough sand to sit on, high tide can leave you sitting on the boulders. Great place for surf lessons when the waves are small. Great place to see the pro's rip when the swell kicks in. In... More 

Thank Miguel K
Ashby de la Zouch
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The beach itself is wide and uncrowded, except when the tide is in which can leave a much narrower strip of sand. The road down is very steep and winding, not a problem if you're fairly fit. Popular with surfers and you can get into the water easily on a gently shelving beach.toilets are nearby. Very scenic when viewed from... More 

Thank willhawkins
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46 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Amazing views all around from the cliff top. The beach itself is down a steep hill (although I think you could drive to it if you were brave enough). From looking, the beach itself is more for surfers and not bathing. However the views are definitely worth a visit, and there is a lovely bar/restarant called O Paolo which serves... More 

Thank Amelia L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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307 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Don't miss this beach. The view is spectacular from there. There is also a fantastic restaurant O Paulo and I will write a separate review on this one. Drive all the way to that restaurant for an overview. You won't be disappointed. Went there for sunset and it was gorgeous. It is quite touristy and I'm sure it must be... More 

Thank Maitheng
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5 reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This is a beautiful beach to spend the day. Restaurants near by and it is more protected from the wind than Monte Clerigo. Rent surf equiptment right at the beach.

Thank Magi L
United Kingdom
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89 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The West coast of Portugal in the winter, storm or calm is a must. If you like walking or photography you are split for choice.

Thank BlueGB
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163 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

A small but beautiful beach. Worth parking at the top and walking down for the views, but hard on elderly knees. Surf looks good for the surfers.

Thank Ray H
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful beach. Much liked by surfers Bit of a hike to get down but well worth it. No facilities on beach as such but a few cafes etc on top of cliff

Thank john m
Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Getting down to the beach, and back up, can be a problem whether you are driving or walking, we chose to walk this time, but the beach itself is lovely. A reasonably long stretch of beach which has some rocks to climb at one end. Surfers love this beach.

Thank Richard J

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