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Praia da Marinha

Carvoeiro, Portugal
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  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“the cliff” (51 reviews)
Carvoeiro, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's not the easiest beach to find and access (you will park at the cliff top and walk down) but it does have a great opportunity to walk through challenging rocks and swirling pools to the rock formation known as the elephant. The walk takes...More

1  Thank SlaughteredRook
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Probably the most photographed beach in the Algarve, but spending the day here isn't much fun. It is a long walk down to the bottom, take your own picnic, as the cafe is poor with very few choices. And you need to take and carry...More

1  Thank Ian L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is hands down a beautiful beach. Cliffs and caves and gorgeous views. Water is a bit grubby of sea weeds close to shore. Tons of fish you can look at while snorkeling further out. But all colorless like in any place and country in...More

Thank linkigu
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You can't miss this one. Everything is great about it, in my opinion. I can't recommend it enough. 😁

Thank Mihaita I
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Must see place in Algavre! One of the best praias in Algavre. Close to Benagil. Highly recommended....

Thank Pawel S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fantastic beach with stunning views and amazing caves. Good size car park and start of a great clifftop walk.

Thank howleydavid29
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful day on the beach at Praia da Marinha. Very scenic and picturesque beach with high cliff faces. restaurant and bar at the bottom of the steps leading to beach and at the top of the cliff is a nature walk trail. This walk has...More

Thank Sinbad1956
Reviewed 1 week ago

Known from photos, is much better when you are there. The path to the beach is paved and surrounded by bushes and cactuses. The views from this path are breath taking...ant the beach: gorgeous, clean, not crowded. The water is clear, waves small and pleasant......More

Thank Corina G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice looking beach but lots of shells getting into the sea. 2 Sunbeds and umbrella 17.50 euros till half-day (9-2 or 2-7) or 25 euros for the day

1  Thank glenn d
Reviewed 1 week ago

this beach is a must and is on the top list for a reason. the views and sights are just extraordinary, no words until you see it. Pristine, doesn't matter the stairs down, this is the Algarve. clean, parking is free and for most part...More

Thank trishyb258
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Lauri M
22 April 2017|
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Response from Paresh-Lon | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lauri. We had a rental car and we travelled the other way round. From our hotel near Marinha towards Albufeira. It was a leisurely drive through internal small roads and also the mahor roads. Took about a total of 40... More
Muhammad Adeel A
9 April 2017|
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Response from jules601 | Reviewed this property |
Hi There is plenty of parking here and it is free to park. We were there in December so it was quiet.
Vinay S
12 March 2017|
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Response from jolesa | Reviewed this property |
We had a hire car ,so really don't know about the taxi service at all