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Praia do Zavial

Raposeira Portugal | Raposeira Portugal, Vila do Bispo 8650-407, Portugal
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Great nude beach - access probs @ high tide

Lots of surfers here. Great restaurant and reasonable parking. My most recent visit was when the... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
northwalesnaturist
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Wales
via mobile
Lovely quiet sandy beach

Great little beach tucked away from the main tourist areas. Easy to park close by, and a really... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
rolojef
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oxford
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Zavial Beach is located on a small river mouth, with no urban area around. Nearby this beach there are the ruins of a fortification from the 17th century. This beach combines good conditions for Surf and Diving.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“high tide” (3 reviews)
“great beach” (6 reviews)
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Raposeira Portugal | Raposeira Portugal, Vila do Bispo 8650-407, Portugal
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"nudist"
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Lots of surfers here. Great restaurant and reasonable parking. My most recent visit was when the tide was unusually high. A scramble over rocks was needed which would cause children and adults with mobility problems to struggle. The naturist bit is to the east. At...More

2  Thank northwalesnaturist
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great little beach tucked away from the main tourist areas. Easy to park close by, and a really nice restaurant. The furthest end of the beach from the road is used by naturists, who seem to co exist happily with everyone else. A great spot...More

2  Thank rolojef
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a great beach shared by surfers and beach bums. Many beach bums are naked by the way and are found at the eastern end of the beach. Peaceful co-existence between all here.

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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

You can reach this beach by car. The place is quiet. There are sunbeds for rent and there is a lifeguard on duty. The nearby restaurant opens for coffee at 11 am and serves food starting at noon.

Thank Małgorzata B
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We visited this beach following a recommendation from a friend. We were not disappointed. I have been in the Caribbean, all the Balearic island, Malta, etc and have to acknowledge that this is one of the best beaches I have ever seen. The water is...More

Thank Alberto L
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Fantastic beach and not too crowded having the cafe nearby is great and it is reasonably priced considering it is the only one there. Might have been our imagination but we swear the sea here was a lot warmer

1  Thank georgematthews
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Don't expect shops and amusements, sun shades or beds. But do expect a clean and natural beach with a gentle slope into the water. High tide does make this a small beach, and there are a couple of coves that could be cut off. Depending...More

1  Thank MikeBsuffolk
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great beach which is easily accessible by car from Raposeira. Never exceptionally busy and the sand is really clean. Can get windy at times though!!

Thank Jim F
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Great beach for surfers but a bit to windy just for sunbathing. Nice food at the beach café / restaurant but grumpy straff.

Thank emmalo l
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

We love this beach! If you walk over to the furtherist part of the beach you will find it is more suitable to bathing adn sheltered from the wind. There are some surfers, but not as many as at some of the other beaches we...More

Thank Simonfranklin2
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