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Porto Pim Bay

Porto Pim - Angustias, Horta, Faial Island 9900-023, Portugal
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Relaxing and not crowded

We visited on a Sunday afternoon. The sand is a lovely break from the rock shores. On this... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Vnewsum
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Colorado
via mobile
Donna di Porto Pim

I had read the book by Tabucchi many years ago. I was a little dissapointed as I had many... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
German F
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Milan, Italy
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Best beach ever. Come meet Porto Pim and have the best time of your life.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good44%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Porto Pim - Angustias, Horta, Faial Island 9900-023, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited on a Sunday afternoon. The sand is a lovely break from the rock shores. On this particular afternoon there were many Portuguese man of war in the water so we were not able to stay as long as we would have liked. The...More

Thank Vnewsum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had read the book by Tabucchi many years ago. I was a little dissapointed as I had many expectations about this place. Nice beach, not much more

Thank German F
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Lovely sandy beach 'round the back' of Horta. Great place to lie in the sun or to go for a swim - I'm not going to say it was warm! let's settle for 'refreshing'!! Clean clear water with lots of little fishes the day we...More

Thank Ally P
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We walked over to this area from downtown Horta - it's quite close. We were happy to see the museum was open. This museum was smaller than expected given the size of the building & the fact that it processed whales. The entrance fee was...More

Thank Laurie L
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

What an amazing place! The views of the volcano are great as well as the fort and town.... Awesome little bar just down the street overlooking the bay.... Wow!

Thank Callie2009
Reviewed 16 August 2016

A rare sandy beach in the Azores _ and one that's right in the middle of the city! We spent two afternoons at Porto Pim after activities earlier in the day. It's busy, but not overly crowded. There are also a few restaurants/cafes along the...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Just a few minutes walk from the busier part of Horta this is a small sandy beach in a sheltered bay. Some lifeguard protection, cafes close by.

Thank johnfred4
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We visited this small, sandy, blue flag beach on a way to a walk on Monte Guia. Only part of the beach is patrolled by a lifeguard, but there is signage to indicate which part is covered. When we visited, it was good to see...More

Thank mikeedeedee
Reviewed 26 February 2016

A lovely quiet beach in the city center? This is it! The perfect spot to relax and enjoy the Atlantic waters in a protected bay.

Thank Luis M
Reviewed 28 November 2015

We happened upon this quaint cafe directly on the Porto Pim beach area as we admired the sunset and its dazzling display of colours from Rua Areinha Velha. It seemed like Cafe Porto Pim had reserved front row seats to nature's showcase as the outside...More

Thank CruisersRus
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