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Barragem da Bravura

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A nice travel to get a picnic area

The view from under the trees is offered to the people that get on picnic. You stay around your... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Paris, France
Little/big Gem

Decided to go for a drive and walk yesterday morning. Came across this wonderful reservoir about 15... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
james w
Northampton, United Kingdom
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  • Poor5%
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“reservoir”(6 reviews)
“woods”(2 reviews)
“shoes”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Albufeira de Odiaxere, Odiaxere, Lagos 8600-250, Portugal
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

The view from under the trees is offered to the people that get on picnic. You stay around your picnic and enjoy the view while eating. I have done it several times at different periods of the year and it is always calm like the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Yves187147
Reviewed 9 June 2018

We decided to try this place today as the weather is unsettled. We asked Google Maps to give us directions from Meia Praia and we were presented with 3 options. We chose the quickest one. All was well as it took us through Odiáxere and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Kelvin S
Reviewed 2 March 2018

easy journey out of lagos (15mins drive). follow signs for BARRAGEM at main traffic lights in Odiaxere (turn off left) and its a very easy drive to the dam. Lovely fresh water - amazing to do some wild swimming in, or indeed bring your own...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Eva C
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Decided to go for a drive and walk yesterday morning. Came across this wonderful reservoir about 15 minutes drive outside Lagos. I had previously seen the signs in Odiexere and decided to follow. Came to a what looked a quaint restaurant called Hello/Goodbye. First thoughts...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank james w
Reviewed 15 September 2017

A lovely setting, very quiet and scenic as people have mentioned. The café as a few walking routes that you can follow, mostly light trail paths with some ups and downs on uneven ground/slopes. We mainly visited to have a short swim after reading previous...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Rlewis11
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

A little windy whilst here but the views were beautiful.. excellent how you can walk right over the bridge

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Mummyjen1984
Reviewed 16 October 2016

only 15 mins drive out of Lagos (on n125 and head for Odiaxere and follow the brown signs for BARRAGEM) very peaceful, nature at its best, with the beautiful freshwater lake, surrounded by sloping hills dotted with pine & eucalptus trees. There is a main...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Eva C
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Only a short drive from Odiaxere along very quiet roads......even better if you cycle up there as we did. The last few miles are a bit strenuous but downhill all the way on the way back. Wonderful scenery across the reservoir, and great snacks at...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank davidfyffe
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful and completely deserted visit to the Barragem da Bravura. It is very beautiful and there is a trail you can walk along. The routes are not well mapped/sign posted and so we walked for about 90 mins and then turned back...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Viviane H
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

An unknown place, so quiet, impressive, visit the restaurant Hello Goodbey, swim and lunch at the lake! Take good shoes for walking around the lake.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank heinbronk
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Response from Yves187147 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know the kind of fish is in the lake. Happy New Year! Yves
2 July 2018|
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27 July 2017|
Response from John B |
no impossible and would take 2 days if you could