Arrifana Beach, Aljezur

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Backed by dramatic cliffs rising over the golden sands, Arrifana Beach makes an intimate-yet-breathtaking getaway. The cliffs provide some protection from the winds, so waves stay small and manageable. For this reason, the Blue Flag beach is particularly popular with surfers and body surfers. Look up and spot Castle Arrifana, the 12th-century ruins thought to be the one-time residence of a prince. Look for ruins from several mosques nearby, too. Steps provide access to the beach from the village, where you can go for food and accommodation. Note that the steps are somewhat steep. You'll find restrooms, showers, and lifeguards on site. Planning Aljezur trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • Beautiful view from the street to the Restaurante da Praia. North views necessarily also the cliffs - simply awesome
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  • Very beautiful landscape of Arrifana top that overlooks the beach and the Harbour from the top of its 70 meters. the place is quite steep and this made inaccessible Beach
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  • A very nice place by the cliffs and beaches. When there is Brava the show is guaranteed.
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  • Beautiful place, cliffs sweeping right down to the ocean. Surfing here is a zoo... there we're about 12 surf schools each with 6-10 students. Ouch!
  • Amazing view. Perfect match of white sand, black rocks, green plants and blue ocean. Nice bar with the view on the ocean. Fully reccommanded.
  • This is an amazing place. Nice quiet cove and really clear water and peaceful place for a holiday. Traditional Portugese feel to it and is highly recommend. The surfing is great for beginners and you can hire on the beach or in the local town. It is a steep walk down also, but amazing to spend the day there
  • Ocean vistas, swimming & surfing, cliffs & rocks, sun & breeze; beach, sand and playing; walking, relaxing - what more could one ask for? A brisk walk down - keep some reserves for the walk back up. A parking place at the beach for the disabled.
  • Amazing surf spot. There are of surf schools where you can rent a surf board and enjoy. Go earlier in the morning in order to find parking space.
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