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Address: Estrada da Gale, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
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Gale is so awesome to look at the golden beaches that stretch for miles all looks so lovely and clean . The day we went wasn't very sunny so just watched the waves .all looks... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Margaret W
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Gale is so awesome to look at the golden beaches that stretch for miles all looks so lovely and clean . The day we went wasn't very sunny so just watched the waves .all looks very clean . We went into a restaurant there but just for a drink . We would've liked a light lunch but was given main... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about Vila Gale is 5 star. The service, the food, and the accommodation! We ate dinner in he restaurant and marvel led at the unique Flavours and the presentation. We had a massag in the spa and honestly, it was the best massage I have had in 3 continents! We recommend this place with as high a rating as... More 

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Harlow
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gale is a quiet area about 5km West of Alburferia. There is the most wonderful beach with 3 great bar/restaurants right on the beach at the Gale end of it.Also in the area are some very good restaurants such as Domingos,and others on the road to Vale De Parra. A taxi into Albufeira is about 5euros. The area is well... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Visited here during our stay in October 2016. The beach was very picturesque and clean. However, the toilet and shower facilities were horrendous. I'd easily have given Praia Gale 4/5 but the toilets and showers really let it down. If they fixed this issue it would definitely be on my list to visit again if I ever find myself in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Fantastic little beach not far from Albufiera, locals come to watch the sunset so it can get busy parking on the road to the beach.

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Thank Rob R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Very quiet in winter but still lovely. Long stretch of sandy beach would be good for children , you can walk along to Salgaldos . Cafe on the beach still open.

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

The beach was very quiet in November apart from dedicated sun worshippers and surfers. It was good to sit in one of the bars and watch the sunset.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

There's a couple of cafes with gorgeous views of the sea. You can park your car right near the beach.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Brilliant for anyone, lots of sea life to see as tide retreats and well supported by life guards, and a very enjoyable restaurant. I left my dive goggles and returned 3 weeks later and the guard had kept them safe for me and also remembered me too. I think it was because I was in the water so much!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Absolutely lovely beach! Very relaxing, lovely to walk along. Water was still warm enough in November to go into the sea!

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