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Quiet (in September), clean, altogether pleasant

Just a €7 taxi ride from Lourinha. The beach is clean and safe. There are lifeguards and flags... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Great Destination

This is a great long stretch of beach. There is plenty of parking. There are plenty of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Toronto, Canada
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Areia Branca, Portugal
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 August 2012

Seaside town on the Silver coast about 1hour from Lisbon. Everything in the town is in walking distance. Lots of bars and restaurants. Beautiful beach with long stretches of sand and lifeguards during the summer. Plenty of canvas beach huts and chairs available for rent....More

5  Thank jpb62
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Reviewed 3 September 2012

Been to this place 20 years ago, and it has changed so much! I can't understand how they they let build like that so near the water line (just in front of the Youth Hostel). And so awfully tasted, low-quality constructions. Even the restaurants and...More

3  Thank norte00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a €7 taxi ride from Lourinha. The beach is clean and safe. There are lifeguards and flags indicating the degree f safety for swimming. Cafes and restaurants, plenty of space. Lovely setting, generally an agreeable experience!

Thank bradstow2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great long stretch of beach. There is plenty of parking. There are plenty of restaurants and cafes to grab a bite or an ice cream to cool off. Good during the day for some sun and beach activities. Just as in after...More

Thank Car0linha
Reviewed 17 September 2018

There are two great bars besides the beach with waves crashing onto the shores. Prices for drinks are reasonable. Lively both during the day time as well as during the evenings

Thank FL T
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

A lovely, quiet and picturesque beach with easy parking. Toilets, cafes and a pizzaria at the edge of the beach.

Reviewed 29 July 2018

Nice big beach with huge waves. A lot of nice beach bars to have a drink and watch the surfers. Enough parking space for the car.

Thank Luk V
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Good Waves Fresh and clean seawater more then enough to enjoy sunny day. I love this place, simply amazing.

Thank Dilandra Singh P
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

We stayed here in a VRBO.com house and we’re very pleased. This is a vacation village with limited restaurants, but reasonable prices for rental and food. We were within driving distance of Lisbon, Sinatra, Cascais, Obidos, etc. Reasonable prices, quiet, gorgeous beach, friendly folks. Perfect...More

Thank A2555DRlindad
Reviewed 27 June 2018

We first visited Areia Branca ten years ago and immediately felt at home! And it kept surprising us all along! Few places on earth are able to combine such often opposing attributes. It's relaxed, but vibrant, wild but well cared for, genuine and tourist-friendly!

Thank terracodareia
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Portugal's west coast has many great beaches depending on the activity you prefer. Praia da Areia Branca is a nice beach but for me there are beaches with prettier surroundings. The beach is not deep nor long but if you only have time to visit...More

Thank FWontheroad
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic cuury, friendly staff.we have eaten here many times and it has always been great.delicious...try it!

Thank jfozzie21
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26 July 2017|
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Response from meslara | Reviewed this property |
Usualy during September and early/mid October the weather is great, however this year is proving unpredictable. You could be lucky with the weather at that time, just keep watching the Atlantic Ocean weather fronts coming... More