Praia da Nazare, Nazare

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Big waves and wide sandy swaths make Praia da Nazare one of the most popular spots along the country's Atlantic coastline. Due to its geography and strong ocean currents, this beach often sees monster breakers in excess of 20 m (78 ft), a huge draw for some of the world's top surfers. In addition to record-breaking waves, the beach offers easy access to the nearby town of Nazare, a busy tourist resort packed with trendy shops and award-winning seafood restaurants. The current is extremely strong here, even on calm days, so watch out for the really big swells, and keep an eye on the weakest swimmers in your party. See Praia da Nazare and all Nazare has to offer by arranging your trip with our Nazare trip itinerary builder app .
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  • Is a very special beach with many traditions. Fishing, the beach, the fresh fish to prove, the diversions of summer, the women of the seven skirts, surfing in North Beach, the walks and bike rides in the cycle via which will to the praia da Vieira among so many other things we can do on a summer vacation or passing weekend. ...
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  • Really pretty beach. The water was not that warm for being August. There were a lot of fish stands with a variety of dried salted fish. There are a lot of restaurants where you can get a seafood meal....  more »
  • Very beautiful beach. The water is cold but is a quiet beach. Hard to park but it's worth it. With some spectacular views near the ascencor of Nazareth.
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  • Extensive beach, good sand. Long promenade. Nice & good range of beach shops, food places.
  • Nice beach with big waves. Unfortunately, the waves are too big to take a dive into water, especially in winter. Lovely town, great fish meals. Small place and can easily be covered in one day...:)
  • Good quality beach, also good seafood near all the beach
  • This is a stunning beach, it is also home of the world's largest ever surfed waves
  • Lovely clean beach, sunshine, nice restaurants along the main road. Intersting historical artifacts along the beach front

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