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. Put Algar Seco into our Carvoeiro road trip planning site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Most beautiful landscape, one of our country's oases, great sea views, lovely for a walk as a family, wonderful view, I recommend visiting!
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  • Great place, right next to the sea in the rocks, wonderful food , child friendly . With my daughters family, grandkids loved it . Playing in the nearby cave  more »
  • Wonderful natural landscape made by erosion from the sea in the rocks. Has a pedestrian path through cliffs ending at Benagil. This route is to do out of hours qientes in summer
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  • Fantastic place to explore the caves and rocks, well worth a look for a few hours, there is a cafe and restaurant at the bottom. Also there is a small place where you can cliff jump, My kids loved this place. But I would take good fitting shoes.
  • Amazing scenes specially in the evening. Beautiful sea views. Best thing is the swimming spot withing these mountain walks as you can see in the photos. But do not go in the water if you are afraid of crabs and other creatures like this as these waters are full of them.
  • Great location nice hideaway, seafood salad was wicked, highly recommended especially if you are lucky enough to go on a quiet day. Great views
  • Great views and a nice walk. You can walk down to check out the caves. There is a restaurant down by the caves. A short walk from Carvoeiro.
  • Amazing place great peri peri chicken and kids young and old loved exploring the caves around the resturant.

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