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Heaven on earth

What an amazing place.. clean , calm and peaceful. Loved walking this beach several times. Great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dunleer, Ireland
Lovely Beach

This is a small beach but a peaceful relaxing place in Winter to sit and watch the world go by in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Rua dos Pescadores 3, Olhos de Agua, Albufeira 8200-651, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing place.. clean , calm and peaceful. Loved walking this beach several times. Great place to ground your soul.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small beach but a peaceful relaxing place in Winter to sit and watch the world go by in the sunshine, with bars nearby to eat and drink.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited during December 18 and had spectacular views of the sunset and spent a lot of time seeking that one special photo to prove it! sandy beech with outcrop of unusual rocks and cliffs. several restaurants were open for refreshments but we did not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jenig68
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Spent Christmas day here nice clean beach will definitely return Nice bars on the walk down could do with a water tap to wash feet and a toilet there was facilities but we're closed maybe because it was out of season

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank missleachy
Reviewed 31 December 2018

only a small beach with part of it rocky , not sure if you can walk all the way to villamoura when the tides out but will update in feb when we will be staying

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rebbyvid
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Despite the time of year we visited, we were fortunate to have a few clear days, which enabled us to witness the sun rising as if out of the ocean. The colours were amazing. The Sunsets were equally as captivating...

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Valerie H
Reviewed 20 December 2018

Unlike the neighbouring Falesia beach which is about 5 miles long, this is a little secret cove. Probably swarming with sun worshippers in the season, but totally deserted in November / December. The waves are mesmerising and at low - ish tide, it is possible...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beaches and good weather. Stayed in an apartment on the strip, however most of the pubs, clubs and restaurants were closed so needed to get bus or tourist tram into the centre of Albufeira for good food and nice bars.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank adriennemcgachy
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Olhos de Agua a small village once a fishing village now just simply a small busy village with plenty to do the tourists with great night lifte too, aimed at families and the older retired generations equally. Once you have stayed here you will not...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank CT7ACG
Reviewed 10 December 2018

It is just a five star beach, absolutely great, but .. it suffers from the competition of Praia Falesia, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world and of many other smaller superlative beaches in the Algarve It is really beautiful all year round...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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20 January 2019|
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Response from Bev_52_10 | Reviewed this property |
The boat trips and fishing trips I have done over the years I used to leave from Vilamoura harbour. Now though more recently from the new Albufeira harbour which is closer from Olhos da agua. The agents you book from will... More
7 August 2018|
Response from suewY9246OP | Reviewed this property |
Most places are open as in resturants and bars the best shops are Aldi Lidl Continente Pingo dolce The beach in november is blissfully quiet so you get lots of space, but they don't usually have the sunbeds out on the... More
20 June 2018|
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Response from 759michaelalanl | Reviewed this property |
On our recent visit (June) there was no police around .. all looked fine