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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  • Between cliffs, difficult to Park, under a beautiful tourist town, few people because of its difficult access, several local surfers, small fishing port near a beach restaurant
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  • Too much surfing and too little swimming. Beautiful beach though. It looks far more impressive from the top of the cliffs.  more »
  • That wonderful beach, arriving early in the morning and enjoy all the surroundings of this wonder ... is phenomenal!
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