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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is stunning-if you come here take a stroll on the beach. The rooms are basic and comfortable. The hotel has basic amenities but we weren’t inclined to eat or drink here. The pool is huge and would be great in warmer weather (would...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lunabuna
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing beach out of season Feb sun. Surfers enjoying the waves. First visit to this place will definitely come back. Very clean. Just need to watch out for the dog mess on the pavements

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sarawh10
Reviewed 17 December 2018

Nice beach but very exposed. Go for the sunbathing but could be anywhere, enjoyed an afternoon here but had seen it all

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank steveD4862CA
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Very nice beach. We saw it in November but is was wonderful, it had a great view. The waves were big!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bogdan B
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Spent a few days at Arribas Hotel. Unfortunately we have had fog during 3 days. No sunset. The beach is wonderful for surfers but not recommended for swimmers and for kids. Rough sea but spectacular.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This beach is beautiful. Explore the corners at low tide, enjoy the waves with a board, or show the dinosaurus footprints to your kids. If you are in the area, go there. The big hotel pool is open to the public, if you want to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank eweb2015
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Did not stay here. Just walked around, and evironment is very nice. A good option, as alterntive to Praia das Maças.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wineoholicpt
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Came across this beach driving from Arenhos do Mar to Cabo da Roca. It is nice and wide, and has decent sized waves to enjoy body surfing. Cold though.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank alikarim
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We visited this beach on a hot enough day water was freezing but it was still fabulous. The pool is a great feature and added to the beauty I thought. Definitely worth a visit

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This is a great beach for those who like to swim in big waves. The water is very shallow for at least 100 meters making it quite safe despite the large waves. Lots of surfers though so swimmers have to be careful not to get...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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