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“board walk”(13 reviews)
“great beach”(23 reviews)
Salgados, Gale, Albufeira, Portugal
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All reviews nature reserve board walk great beach sand dunes beach bar wooden walkway long beach flat beach clean sand quiet beach life guards clear water sun loungers lots of space high season nice walk water sports
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the beach, small & quiet. I go again to the restaurant there was close look lovely. I made video just to hear the wonderful sound of the waves crashing on the rocks. Blue blue water, blue blue sky = paradise to me. I love...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank MarieChantal75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Part of Priai Gale so if you like beach strolling theres lots here . worth a walk round the country park where you will find pink flamingo's,heron,amongst all the other seabirds.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank rebbyvid
Reviewed 15 December 2018

This beach is very near the Lagoa dos Salgado which is a nature reserve with walks along board walks beside a tidal inlet. The beach as lots of amenities such as cafes, bars etc. Unfortunately they are all closed in winter time but the beach...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Ann H
Reviewed 11 December 2018

long sandy flat beach, ideal for typical beach activities for kids, surfers, etc. But much less exciting or photogenic than the rocky beaches east of Salgados

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jeanmariepierB
Reviewed 2 November 2018

fantastic sandy beach,with tidal inlet to nature reserve,plenty of car parking,top restaurant and beach bar,toilets,showers board walks and sunlougers with grass umbrellas

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

My partner decided that I needed a break from the stress of my work situation and my studies so we are in Portugal for a long weekend. I do love this part of the Portuguese coast and Albufeira. This has been a short, forced break...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Phill N
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Our 3 rd visit to this beautiful piece of paradise , it is best here to watch the sun set , it’s quite amazing , lovely , clean golden sands , relax and enjoy

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Loulou4u2323
Reviewed 18 October 2018

The beach here goes on for miles. It is very clean and unspoiled with only the occasional cafe and toilets. Would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Karen_5410
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Great beach! Not crowded at least during the beginning of October. Still wan enough to get a tan but not a heat stroke. You can rent the beds and umbrella. Plus get drinks from the bar and relax on the beach and enjoy a cold...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank John H
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I loved Salgados beach, our hotel was close so not too far to walk but it was not too busy, the sea was amazing, great waves so a bit choppy for my 7 year old but my 10 year old loved it! Highly recommend

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ruthiesowray
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17 June 2018|
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Response from lroberts8787 | Reviewed this property |
i stayed in October and the area was extremely quiet. no shops just 2 supermarkets . several cafe/ restaurants. we walked to armecoa de pera along beach , took over an hour Doubt u could walk into Albufeira itself... More
3 March 2018|
Response from 293neilk | Reviewed this property |
some most certainly will be open,not all but I would say most. Hope this helps from Neil
20 January 2017|
Response from OriginalRobyn | Reviewed this property |
We tend to visit first thing in the morning or when the sun is setting, we have seen many types of birds including flamingos and Storks