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Monte Gordo Beach

Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, Monte Gordo 8900, Portugal
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Best beach ever

The finest Sahara sand. Golden. Cold, clean water. Blue flag. Long beach for walks. Always vacant... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2016
Oslo, Norway
Gorgeous white sandy big clean beach

This is one of the best beaches I have been on. It is wide, spacious, long, very clean and you can... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2016
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Monte Gordo's beachfront is peppered with outdoor bars, kiosks, cafes and restaurants. Therefore, those who would like to enjoy a tasty snack or refreshing cocktail will find there are many establishments from which to choose. Families will be happy to know that the beach at Monte Gordo is ideal for young children because it's wide and flat. In addition, the water is quite warm, making it a perfect choice for swimming enthusiasts.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“vast beach” (2 reviews)
Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, Monte Gordo 8900, Portugal
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

The finest Sahara sand. Golden. Cold, clean water. Blue flag. Long beach for walks. Always vacant umbrellas, for 10 euro.

Thank eidmon
Reviewed 12 July 2016

This is one of the best beaches I have been on. It is wide, spacious, long, very clean and you can walk for miles in either direction.

Thank sallyjones7
Reviewed 9 July 2016

The beach is long and flat, sunbeds and parasols are available to hire on a daily or weekly basis if wanted or if you take your own parasol there are zones available. There are restaurants and bars along the beach. The beach has lifeguards on...More

Thank Marina W
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Monte Gordo has a very expansive, stunning beach. Although it can get busy at the weekend with both tourists and locals it never feels crowded. The small pools left behind when the tide goes out are idea for youngsters to play in - warm and...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 2 July 2016

More than 4KM of flat golden soft sandy beach well preserved and made safe by a professional Crew of lifeguards made available to all the beach users by the consessionaries of the beach restaurantes and bars.

Thank Fernando C
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We hired parasols beds and pads and for 10 euro for the whole day it's great value, the beach is well served by cafes and toilets and it is VERY CLEAN THE SEA IS FABULOUS I ACTUALLY SWAM IN IT A FIRST!!

Thank nil-carbon
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I was there in May 16 and the very very long beach was quite quiet. Nice clean sand. A few beach bars but only thirty seconds from the main beach road.

Thank BillyfromKilly
Reviewed 28 June 2016

For me this is the Algarves best beach, very accessible with plenty of cafes and wifi for my son . In fact it is on this gorgeous beach I am writing this review

Thank Sharjorge
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

amazing long Beach. could sit out everyday. there are life guards which I like. totally perfect. sunbeds & umbrellas for €10 or €12 on the front row

Thank Samantha W
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Great Beach, lots of sun loungers etc, 10 euro's for 2 beds and parasol daily, weekly bookings available if you like a particular spot.

Thank Karen G
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Christina R
Thinking of going April 3rd next year. Would it be warm enough for swimming in the pool and is there much for an almost four year old? Thank you xx
1 June 2017|
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Response from JSM6147 | Reviewed this property |
Truthfully not at this hotel. The pool is tiny and there is not much room around the pool, so you could watch your child. When we went, although it was in the quiet periods, we found the hotel appealed to older Dutch and... More
How near to the beach is your Hotel ? I do not have great joint mobility ?
30 January 2017|
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Response from iurirosa | Property representative |
Hello, Praia de Monte Gordo is a page for the Beach of Monte Gordo, there are no hotels associated with this page. If you know the Hotel name I can tell you how far it is from the beach. Regards,
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How near to the beach is the Hotel ? I don't have great mobility ?
30 January 2017|
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Response from Dee Y | Reviewed this property |
Depending on hotel, most are quite near, I have mobility issues and found it quite easy. Just be careful on the boardwalk, it is a little uneven in places