Praia da Marinha, Caramujeira

#5 of 272 in Beaches in Portugal
Bring your snorkeling gear for an underwater adventure at Praia da Marinha, noted for its calm waters and rocky outcrops. The clear waters lapping this beach offer you a chance to explore a diverse marine environment populated by sea anemones, shrimp, and colorful fish. One of the most photographed spots in Portugal, the beach hugs orange-colored limestone cliffs that are largely responsible for keeping this stretch of the coastline free of big tourist crowds. Once you get tired of your secluded beach lair, head out to sea on a guided boat trip, or pack a picnic lunch and explore the nearby caves and rock pools. Plan to visit Praia da Marinha and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Caramujeira attractions using our Caramujeira tour planner.
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  • But exhausting, even in October at a moderate 20 degrees, the sun's irradiation is not to be underestimated. Definitely take drinks and sunscreen with you. Not all restaurants are open along the way on Monday. Solid footwear must be, as the path is partly smooth but also very rocky. Plan the whole day so that you can take advantage of the beautiful beach sections and boat trips. For half an hour from 15€.
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  • Crystal clear water, fine sand, wonderful landscape, horns... Wonderful beach day. Admirable street cat design. Place to return whenever you go to the Algarve.
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  • Beautiful spot. Fantastic for a beach / cliff walk! Check it out!
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