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Beautiful large sandy beach off a an activity fishing village. The ocean views were amazing here... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
The_Rock_50
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Mount Pearl, Canada
Algarve hop

Great beach , with restaurants bars etc , quaint fishing village , very picturesque. Good size with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
carpeteddie
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Oldham, United Kingdom
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Vila do Bispo, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful large sandy beach off a an activity fishing village. The ocean views were amazing here, the beach walks serene and so beautiful, enjoyed!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great beach , with restaurants bars etc , quaint fishing village , very picturesque. Good size with lifeguards and sun beds etc. Clean well maintained. The town is very nice too and fantastic cliff walks to Burgua which pass two other coves and give great...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

This is a great and quiet beach in april. I think it's to crowded in the summer months. You find it at a small beach town/fishing village.

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

A lot of beaches in this area have had the sand removed by storms, but Salema has more than most. A decent walk along the beach is possible, with an offshore sandbar with a bit of a wave on it. OK village with a few...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

This time of year there’s no where open and once you’ve dipped your toes in the water then that’s your lot. Salema is pretty run down and needs a major facelift - unless you enjoy resorts unspoilt by progress.

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

simply stunning! you wont be disappointed taking the time to visit. Golden sand, warm clean water and a beautiful village to explore

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Unfortunately, what once used to be a quiet fishing village, has now become an increasingly ugly background of concrete layered apartments. The beach is still an enjoyable attraction with enough surf to attract a younger generation.

2  Thank paula67Adelaide
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I nearly didn't write a review as don't want too many people to find this beautiful beach. We love it there and a measure is the friendliness of those who go there. Beautiful sand and great water. Buy a little parasol from the shop and...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Me and Becky love this beach as it is a real working beach you can see the fishermen bring in their haul and, if you fancy it, buy it for your barbecue. You can rent loungers and parasols or rough it on the sand. There...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Sandy beach in a lovely bay. There are lots of seabirds on the beach because there are lots of small fishing vessels that operate from here. There are good walks in either direction and stunning scenery.

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allynbGoole
8 January 2017|
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Response from twin411 | Reviewed this property |
yes, salema village is at the bottom of the hill, the hill is steep, i walked it and did not find it a problem. salema is a lovely village with great food and the beach is lovely! enjoy
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Michael P
12 September 2016|
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Response from Daisy21Duke | Reviewed this property |
Roughly 30 miles I'd say but you can probably get a more accurate distance on google.
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