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Great inland swimming

After moving away from the coast, we thought swimming opportunities were over. Bliss, then, to find... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary M
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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Perfect

Nica and cosy place with a great beach and a restaurant by the beach. Could not be any better... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Snutte61
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Eslov, Sweden
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Tapada Grande - Corte do Pinto | Mina de São Domingos, Mertola, Portugal
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All reviews free parking warm water picnic area very nice place lifeguards drinking shade spanish men
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After moving away from the coast, we thought swimming opportunities were over. Bliss, then, to find this inland lake/reservoir. Great swimming and shades and cafe to boot.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Nica and cosy place with a great beach and a restaurant by the beach. Could not be any better. Plenty of room around the lake if you want some privacy.

Thank Snutte61
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Since this beach/fluvial has become popular the Spanish are flocking over the border. I have been coming to this beach for over 40 years and although the beach has changed for the best, my visit have been spoilt by the behaviour of the Spanish,they come...More

Thank gwenllian49
Reviewed 10 July 2018

There is a really interesting piece of history locked in this rather large site. You can read about this on other sites, but think right back more that two thousand years to the Phoenecians and Romans as well as the more recent Brits. It is...More

1  Thank Gordon S
Reviewed 23 May 2018

A beach in the backwoods of Portugal. A lovely facility close to the (main?) road, and popular with motorhomers as a stopover on the way down to the Algarve on the eastern side of The country. Handy for a quick trip over the border into...More

Thank ken68thecaterhamkid
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We really enjoyed this inland beach. It has warm water, nice scenery, a restaurant/bar and free parking. It is popular with families with small children. The only downside is the lack of good change facilities. The bathrooms were not well kept.

1  Thank Chileice
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We visited for the first time this year and fell in love with this place. It has everything you might expect from a beach: several lifeguards on duty, a bar to buy drinks and food, restrooms, plenty of shades (free of charge), free parking, a...More

Thank Rita593
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is a delightful spot for swimming, canoeing or just sitting and chilling out. Picnic area and beach. Loos and drinks available and a short walk into town for something to eat if you don't bring your own

Thank ExileScot
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is an artificial lake which has been made into a very nice little beach and activity area. You can either swim or do water sports and little children can wade out on a sandy ground. If you like to take walks, there is a...More

Thank EllenNordvik
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I have been coming to this lake for over 37 years, before the beach and cabana, I love this place. However my last visit there was a "gang" of Spanish families, the men were all drinking some kind of shots, and were rowdy and drunk,...More

Thank gwenllian49
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