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Praia de Benagil

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Estrada de Benagil, Lagoa 8400-427, Portugal
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Reviewed today

A truly spectacular beach cove on the Algarve, with bar and parking, need to go early or during the week offseason as it can get busy.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GriffCloud
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to see the benagil caves from above and also saw the stunning Benagil beach! Even though it was Mid October you could see people swimming and doing paddle surf! A must visit when you’re in the area!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TeneSommer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stunning area and beautiful beaches. Swimming to caves is safe and doable. Beautiful coastal walks that go on forever. Highly recommend, out of peak season if possible.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank carinsa
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

I like to explore new places my own way so found my way to Benagil by local buses, but found options on the beach to be limited. Kayaks & SUPs were available from 2 (I think it was probably 1) providers so prices were high...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Erin E
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Breathtaking views of the coast!! A boardwalk to view all directions and nearby restaurants and viewing points!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank donnacJ5369BW
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Caves were beautiful. We did the 30 mins boat trip which consisted of 8 caves or so. We got two boats as there was 18 of us. It was great fun. We took a taxi there and back which probably isn’t as money value if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 1990sf
Reviewed 28 October 2018

On Portugal's coast lies some one of the most unique cave formations that has become rapidly more popular over the last decade as images of the Benagil Caves have made their way to numerous top destination lists. After a quick karaoke filled road trip down...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank thebrieadventure
Reviewed 20 October 2018

The beach is very tiny, but the sands are clean and no annoying shell shards. Big cliffs above make these beaches unique.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KEITH W. S
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

We went here to try use a Kayak to go to Benagil Caves, but the waves were so bad that we decided not to try this adventure and stay on the beach. The beach has alot of rocks and cute little hideaways, great for adults,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Miche-UK
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We were there on a sunny but windy day. It was so windy that kayaks were not allowed to operate. We booked the last seats of the 1.25 hours tour. (That were two options, 30 mins or 1.25 hours) the longer tour was well worth...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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14 April 2018|
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Response from Richard M | Reviewed this property |
I swam to the cave, did not rent a kayak, but there is a place to rent kayaks right at Benagil Beach. I believe it is around 20 euros for two hours. I used a standard travel camera (Fuji x20) but I have a waterproof bag to... More
23 March 2018|
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Response from Richard M | Reviewed this property |
Eva Transportes (there is online schedules) provides bus service between Lagos and Lagoa (around 4 euros) where you can connect with another Eva bus to Benagil. To make the timing of it work, for a day trip, take Eva... More
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Response from PepiRM | Reviewed this property |
Try to book online because it is overbooked for the same day if you arrive at the beach after 12..... swimming is 15 mins at most but beware chill ocean water.