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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  • One of my favorite location in this area. Wonderful view of rocks, some amazing shapes. Plenty of spots to be discovered by exploring walking paths. A must see place for me. Easy accessible by car.  more »
  • This is a beautiful beach and well worth the steep climb down the steps to it and the hard work returning from the beach to the car park via the same steps. The sand is very clean and cliffs...  more »
  • Beautiful spot. Fantastic for a beach / cliff walk! Check it out!
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