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The best beach in Algarve

It was on top best beach in the world. The beach looks amazing, there are unique views, a perfect... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
Dragomir E
via mobile
Good clean beach

Visited here as we were stopping nearby, the parking is free but can be hard to get a space the... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
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Vila do Bispo, Portugal
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

It was on top best beach in the world. The beach looks amazing, there are unique views, a perfect sand and you can also lunch on the restaurants close to the beach

Thank Dragomir E
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Visited here as we were stopping nearby, the parking is free but can be hard to get a space the later you arrive. The beach itself is lovely and clean and is surrounded by a fair few restaurants and little shops. We hired 2 sun...More

Thank Lizzy_lu123
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We spent a week here staying at the Parque Da Floresta which is 5 minutes drive away. We spent most of our days and some evenings in Salema as it had everything we wanted. Good beach, great restaurants, nice people, clean and to top it...More

1  Thank qwerty12321
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The beach is amazing and not crowded. The water is a little bit cold of course but so clean. Also the sand is clean and nice. You can rent chairs but it's not necessary in my opinion. Just bring an umbrella, that's enough. The only...More

Thank Newrum
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We had a boat trip along the coast and spent time on this clean, sandy beach. Very quiet and good for families.

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Clean sand. Clear & clean water. Sunbeds & umbrellas can be hired (10 euros, I think, per day). Cabannas 25 euros.

Thank LindseyCollumbell
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Pretty quiet beach without loads of Brits (I can say that as I am one)! Restaurants line the seafront too :)

Thank badger1977
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Best beach we visited. Sheltered (this area of Portugal can get very windy). In situ beds and sunshades. Loos complete with fresh water showers to remove the salt from swimming in some crystal clear waters. Enough surf here for surfing and boogie boards. Beach has...More

Thank Jez H
Reviewed 25 July 2016

No wind, no waves, warm water and big beach with a beautiful view from the stairs that you have to pass to go to the beach.

Thank Natacha M
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This was the closest beach to our Villa at Quinta da Encosta Velha 106, Santo Antonio Resort, Salema. It is an old fishing village that is now totally turned over to tourism. As such it is small and cheaper than the surrounding better known beaches...More

2  Thank Perry S
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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.