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Algar Seco, Carvoeiro 8400, Portugal
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All reviews rock formations the cliff amazing rock boneca bar worth a visit small restaurant beautiful place to visit rock face board walk amazing views steep steps great location be careful high tide nice walk short walk sea
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The boardwalk,from the fort in Carvoeiro to the Algar Seco rocks, is an easy short walk (10 minutes or longer if you stop to take in the views). From the top of the cliffs you have lovely panoramic views along the coast and out to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Therese D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great coastline with cliffs& boreholes & Lora of rocks to scramble on.more hazardous parts are fenced off, steps cut into rocks in n places, facilitating access.Good photo opportunities .Easy walk to Carvoeiro on boardwalk

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chris B
Reviewed 14 January 2019

This amazing rock formations can be found in the center of Carvoeiro. Kids had a great time exploring the rocks which face the sea. Spend a couple of hours exploring. There is even a restaurant in the middle of the rocks. Its just below the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Doukedan
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Loved exploring the shore in this area. Wish we could have returned again at a different tide time to see the changing landscape or the new effect of light on different parts of the rock formations.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank c r
Reviewed 7 November 2018

lovely walk along the cliff top. you can walk for miles - from Praia Carvoeiro to Praia Marinha and beyond

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DCC1960
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Hubby was pretty tired after me dragging him around for the week prior. End of our 11 days in Portugal, so I get it - he wanted to chill and not hike. I think I'd have carved out a few hours to do this properly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Erin_leigh79
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We have eaten here a view times. Nice place to go with a nice walk afterwards. I had the piri piri chicken and my wife had a tuna salad. Both very good. Prices much inline with the rest of Carvoeiro. Service wasn’t great but it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shillbob
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Walked along the boardwalk along the cliff tops and then you can climb down to have a look in some of the caves. Definitely worth having a look however not suitable for those unstable on their feet however it can still be seen from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank I4996RBjoannap
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Intending to go for the boardwalk, we bumped into this spot! It is nice to walk down the cliffs (pathway).. there you have stunning views and sunset. Be careful while climbing!.. Easy parking

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Breathtaking views out to the Atlantic Ocean. Pleasant walk along the cliffs. If in the area, be sure to visit and enjoy.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Biselygal | Reviewed this property |
The boardwalk at Algar Seco is free and there are clifftop walks beyond the Boneca bar. The walk down the hill into Carvoeiro has lovely sea views all the way - but it is a steep walk back! While in Carvoeiro, it is worth... More
13 December 2016|
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Response from 555nib | Reviewed this property |
Lunch in the square in Ferragudo is a must. Take the trouble to walk up the hill towards the church via the narrow cobbled streets. Also, walk along the harbour side past the nets and grilling fish - but don't stop there... More
20 June 2016|
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Response from Dragoslondon | Reviewed this property |
There are concrete steps! For 8 years, is ok, just be carefull with him when down by the sea, can be slippery! Please note there are few good steps, definetly when you coming back:) but is worth the efort!!!enjoy!!