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Praia Gale, Albufeira
(4.6/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web)
Far away from roads and buildings, Praia Gale offers wide stretches of golden sands, crystal clear waters, hidden ocean grottoes, and extraordinary rock formations. Small sheltered rock pools at the site make it easy for children to splash around safely under their parents' watchful eye. Several snack and drink bars are available at the site, as are restrooms. Explore the area looking for seashells and caves, and be sure to bring sunscreen. Use our Albufeira vacation trip planner to add Praia Gale and other attractions to your Albufeira vacation plans.
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  • Since the Galley Beach East to Armação de Pera passing by Galley West, salted and Praia Grande, the Walker will delight in a few places on the planet. The beach at low tide or its environs with the Salgados Lagoon in its Center can enjoy a morning and an unforgettable afternoon.
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  • The Algarve does have a lot of really nice beaches. This beach is great for a long walk by the waters edge and soft sand. The water is clean and clear but I wouldn't say it is warm! There are a couple...  more »
  • Great choice in Albufeira to relax and enjoy the sea. The beach is beautiful, clean, organized and has options of bars around, access is easy and the parking lot right next to the beach
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  • Great Beach. In the summer only on a few Lucky days some waves. But in the winter this place has got gorgeous waves. So in there winter or spring great for surfers. In the summer great for relaxing!
  • Used to work here jet ski rental some really great days now it's home
  • Beautiful beach. One of the best
  • Excellent beach with very clean turquoise blue water. there is a water sports rental on the beach and we did parasailing.
  • Superb unspoilt strip of beach and nature reserve