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Praia Gale, Albufeira

#4 of 23 in Parks in Albufeira
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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. Before you head to Albufeira, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Albufeira journey tool, to make sure you see all that Albufeira has to offer, including Praia Gale.
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  • I loved this beach, it's very long so it's great for those endless beach walks...not crowded at all, especially out of season...the ocean is very cold for a swim though, even on the sunniest of days.....  more »
  • Parking right on the beach. Snack bars and the most amazing restaurant with spectacular views great for the family.  more »
  • My wife and I walk the full length of this beach (about 5km) and back at least 4 times a week. We park the car at either Os Salgados or at Gale. At low tide, the sand is fairly flat and you can...  more »
  • Great beach. Less busy than Galé main beach
  • Clean and soft sand, warm and brilliant sea, good weather
  • Free parking with the beach stretching for miles. Not great for swimming in as the swell is large. You would need to be a confident swimmer. But it’s great for a paddle with little ones.
  • Less b sy than the main Galé Beach. Plenty of nearby parking. Great coffee at the Cafe and reasonably priced.

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