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“great beach”(16 reviews)
“safe swimming”(4 reviews)
“lagoon side”(5 reviews)
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Avenida do Mar, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal
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All reviewsgreat beachsafe swimminglagoon sideclean beachatlantic waveslots of parkingkite surferslow tidelunch or dinnerclean waterhire carsilver coasthigh seasonfozbeachescafesaugust
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you haven’t visited Foz do Arelho, make it a priority on your next visit to Portugal. This is where you can choose between an Ocean beach for the adventurous with beautiful big waves where you can explore the rocky shore during low tide and...More

Thank portugueManofWar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy but found a quiet spot to chill and watch the surfers. Impossible to park near the beach but that is August!

Thank Adi789
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

A lovely spot to get your daily sun intake....the waters are calm and picturesque...not too busy and great for families...parking 1 minute from the beach (free)

Thank Wander549116
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

First and foremost this is a great beach but if the beach is not readily accessible a 5 star rating is not deserved. So my advice is to be wary of parking difficulties at the weekend in high season.

Thank positron5691
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Massive space, with a lagoon and the main surf beach. Warning: the tide is VERY strong! As a result only a small portion of the beach is managed by the lifeguards. They will whistle if you stray too far outside the patrol zones! Very clean...More

Thank Hudd_White
Reviewed 8 July 2018

On one side you have the wild ocean, the other is the lagoa (lagoon) which is perfect for swimming or paddling. Lots of beach cafes to refuel and plenty of ice-cream to stay cool.

1  Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This place are quite loved by locals, and people take care on the conservation of the beach. When we visit, there were a lot of people helping to take out the garbage. We love that also children were involved at this activity.

Thank A B
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Amazing beach. It has a calm river for families and the ocean with waves for surfers. More than a handful of restaurants and a more than enough parking lot.

Thank Joao F
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Praia Foz do Arelho is a spectacular beach with golden sand and crashing surf. Oceanside there is a long beach and surf for windsurfing and the lagoon side offers soft sand and calmer, warmer water for swimming and bathing. There are not many restaurants or...More

Thank FWontheroad
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Really good and clean beach good for walking and super clean water. Good for windsurfing this place!

Thank Liz en Theo M
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