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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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  • Very clean, lovely golden sand. Not too crowded. Hardly any seaweed. Very good for children to play on the sand. I did see a couple of dogs, in my opinion dogs should be banned hence I have given this...  more »
  • It's normal to this time of the year (April) to be windy and the water is sooo cold, the beach is nice, it's clean and there is a restaurant in the beach where you can find food and drinks (with or wi...  more »
  • Amazing views, brilliantly clean, good restaurants near by. When we went it was very quiet and it feel like we had the beach to ourselves, rocks for the children to climb on and the waves are quite st...  more »
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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