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Algar Seco, Carvoeiro

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Explore a piece of geological history at Algar Seco, a sizeable rock formation with tunnels, arches, and rugged cliffs carved out by millennia of wind and waves. You'll find that the formation lies just a short jaunt from the main square in Carvoeiro. Wander among the winding paths and stairways cut directly into the rock, passing across rugged sections right along the water's edge. You'll be treated to views of the ocean from many areas of the formation, as well as the other parts of the cliffs curling out into the sea. Take a break if you want on one of the benches at viewing platforms along the way. By using our Carvoeiro trip builder, you can arrange your visit to Algar Seco and other attractions in Carvoeiro.
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  • Took some walking down into this place but well worth the trip. Thee are many steps so not for the faint hearted or for those unsteady on their feet 
  • Nice to look around on foot. There is also a geocache. Be careful if you walk around. There is also a nice bar in the area with fraa views
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  • Place to see January absolutely ideal time with a great sun or can be grilled like sardines
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  • A beautiful spot that I've been coming to for over 20 years! It's great to see it's still around and popular. Wandering stone the cliff deus definitely the reason I come here-fantastic views of the coast.
  • Fun and friendly little place. We rolled up and ordered 10 pina colada cocktails, and the barman was very obliging
  • Lovely place with beautiful Cliffs. The small Grotto has nice blue water and there is a traditional Portugese Bar in between the natural sculptures.
  • Great to walk around and see the amazing caves and rock formations.
  • I thoroughly recommend this place.! My son and I had a great meal here and the staff were fantastic and friendly. Defo 5 stars.