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the other best beach i have ever been to

great beach, best beach bar EVER, better than Bondi, just FANTASTIC ..... also I went rockclimbing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful and quiet day at the beach with lots of great bars nearby in the quaint fishing villages... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
County Dublin, Ireland
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Vila do Bispo, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great beach, best beach bar EVER, better than Bondi, just FANTASTIC ..... also I went rockclimbing ..... the sea wasn't too far in so it was good

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Reviewed 25 July 2018

beautiful and quiet day at the beach with lots of great bars nearby in the quaint fishing villages. Heard others say that there were better options but it was close to our villa and definitely worked for us.

1  Thank StVincents13
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

this beach is just ok by algarve standards. but it is a quiet nice village with plenty of good restaurants. fishing boats active from the beach. very relaxing here. not overwhelmed with tons of people. great spot to stay while exploring area.

1  Thank tom s
Reviewed 29 June 2018

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 14 June 2018 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

Thank carpeteddie
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.

1  Thank NoeB1
Reviewed 13 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

1  Thank BrightonShredhead
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.

2  Thank TheGrubHunter
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

Thank lottery_winner_2010
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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8 January 2017|
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
Michael P
12 September 2016|
Response from Daisy21Duke | Reviewed this property |
Roughly 30 miles I'd say but you can probably get a more accurate distance on google.