Beaches

Beaches



Bunk beach

Located near Cape St. Vincent. It consists of a sandy beach, located at the bottom of a small bay cut into the cliff, mostly visited by surfers. It is a very quiet beach. Access is by a long staircase. How to Get There: Take the EN 268, which connects Sagres and Cape St. Vincent. Access to the beach is done by staircase on the cliff.

Mareta Beach

It is a long sandy beach, located in the village of Sagres. It is housed at Sagres cable, the west winds. It is the starting point for discovering the underwater delights of a coast dotted with caves and caverns.

Infrastructure Support: Blue Flag / Good conditions for the practice of Surf.

Getting there: Access is in Sagres, near the station of the GNR.

Martinhal beach

It is a long sandy beach surrounded by large bay with scenic islets opposite the beach. It is protected from the winds of west and southwest by the end of Whaling. It has good conditions for the practice of Surf and Bodyboard. The front cliffs to the beach is extraordinarily beautiful, with caves and caverns. Infrastructure Support: Blue Flag / Good conditions for the practice of surf / windsurfing school / several restaurants How to Get There: By the EN 268 direction Sagres / Vila do Bispo, after about 2 Km.

Tonel Beach

The beach of Tonel is located next to the Sagres Fortress and can be seen a good overview of Cape St. Vincent. It's a sheltered beach despite the strong winds that are felt in this area. Good conditions for the practice of surfing and diving. Infrastructure Support: Ample parking but disorganized, with support facilities (restaurant and toilets) and is supervised during the bathing season. How to Get There: Take the EN 268, which connects Sagres and Cape St. Vincent. Access to the beach is via a ladder on the cliff.

Ponta Ruiva beach

The beach owes its name to a huge Leixão of ocher at the southern end of the beach, next to which it forms a famous wave with surfers. The red tones of this rock formation in stark contrast with the black of the high cliffs surrounding schist. The pedestrian access to the beach is via a track of medium difficulty, which descends the cliff in a place with more gentle slopes. The beach is very quiet with no human marks and smell the rock rose is intense. A small stream cuts through the rock face of the cliff and flows onto the beach in the rainy season.

Access: There are multiple accesses not signposted from Sagres and Vila do Bispo, all dirt, running up an average of 6km. The descent to the beach is particularly difficult and only recommended to all-terrain vehicles. Support and infrastructure: small car not ordered without support or supervision.

Telheiro beach

Although relatively sheltered from the cold north winds, this is a quiet beach due to difficult road access and extensive footpath to the beach is the last beach to the west before the Cape St. Vincent and surprised by the beauty and diversity of rock formations.

Support and infrastructure: Parking not ordered without support or supervision.

Castelejo beach

The beach is surrounded by schist rock formations of black color, that contrast with the white sand. The cliffs, tall and rugged, consist of layers of sediment. In the northern part emerges Stone Lage, who is a paradise for shellfish gatherers. Getting there: In Vila do Bispo, go straight on the paved road that passes near the City Market. Infrastructure Support: Blue Flag / Restaurant / WC / Parking / Good conditions for surfing.

Cordoama beach

It has a long sandy beach surrounded by cliffs and is very quiet. On the beach flows a small stream. It is a beach with excellent conditions for practicing sports such as bodyboarding and surfing. Infrastructure Support: Blue Flag / Good conditions for surfing. Getting there: In Vila do Bispo, go straight on the paved road that passes near the City Market.

Barriga beach

Belly Beach comes after a sharp bend in the road, in the final stretch of a wide valley and greenery. We started to see natural lawns, both at the mouth of the small stream in as low dunes that surround it, then a big beach protected by huge, black cliffs.

This is a quiet beach with interesting nooks originated by the outline of the cliffs. Walking south can be achieved at low tide to Castelejo beach, passing through Cordoama, and watching the rocky walls, with their overlapping blades intensely folded and deformed, testimony to the forces of nature that these rocks were subjected.

Access: There is a tarmac from Vila do Bispo (Municipal Market), heading towards the beaches. After the detour to Castelejo beach, the road is unpaved and is not flagged, it is necessary to go straight north along about 8 km. Parking unordered and small, without support or supervision.

Murração beach

Amidst the beautiful Beaches Mirouco and Amado, the Murração Beach is a rocky beach, but sporting a wide sandy beach, surrounded by a natural landscape of great beauty.

The beach and its surroundings are an almost natural state and does not have great ease of access, and it is chosen by many naturists, given its tranquility and indescribable beauty.

Access to the beach is by a wide dirt road, about 5km extension, with front access to windmills the main road.

It is unsupervised or have support infrastructure.

Amado beach

Considered one of the best Portuguese beaches for surfing, the Praia do Amado is sought by practitioners from all over Europe, often the scene of evidence in international competitions. But not only the most experienced come here because there are also surf schools that teach to practice this sport. Getting there: Just outside of Carrapateira, in the north-south direction (Aljezur-Sagres), is a deviation to the right to Amado beach. . Follow this by tarred road that leads to the beach, over about 3 Km Infrastructure Support: bars; easy access, guarded beach during the bathing season.

Ingrina beach

A small beach cupped the bottom of a bay. It is very quiet and a beautiful landscape in the access path. Getting there: Access done by EN 125, through the Raposeira site. Infrastructure Support: Blue Flag / Good conditions for the practice of Surf

Zavial beach

It is inserted into the mouth of a river without urban pressure. In this place there are the ruins of a fortification of the century. XVII. Infrastructure Support: Blue Flag / Good conditions for the practice of Surf and Diving / Restaurant.

Barranco beach

Small beach in a quiet shell-shaped, surrounded by dunes. Of outstanding natural beauty on the beach and under water, it often finds divers. On days when the sea is choppy, there are many surfers and body-boarders.