Quebra Canela Beach, Praia

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Relax with a dip at Quebra Canela Beach, a small urban beach with a nearby shopping mall and a number of hotels. The dark sand's gentle slope and the sheltered cove backed by cliffs provide good swimming conditions, while the long seawall draws fitness-happy locals. The proximity of the city makes this popular beach a prime venue for a number of cultural and water sports events year-round. If you get thirsty, head to one of the few bars on the beach. Work out when and for how long to visit Quebra Canela Beach and other Praia attractions using our handy Praia trip itinerary planning app .
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  • A fairly popular beach in the city centre, with some decent infrastructure, but not nearly as picturesque as Prainha. So my recommendation is to carry on round the coast a little further.  more »
  • Pretty beach with a few shady places... What is significant... And at the top a little bar restaurant or you eat well and makes a brunch Sunday at noon and all this has a price.
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  • Very good beach located close to bars and restaurants, with strolling police and more than enough.
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  • Probably one of the best beaches in Praia. However I found it was too less space (the beach is quite small) for too many visitors.
  • Was there Oct. 17, it is the largest of the two beaches in Praia. It is brown sand that whizzes a part when it's blowing, but otherwise ok, a lot of people some afternoons, not as dirty as it looks.
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  • Spectacular
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  • Go ahead Sunday, the Cape Verdean rush to spend their day, joy and good mood to go
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