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Arrifana Beach, Aljezur

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Backed by dramatic cliffs rising over the golden sands, Arrifana Beach makes an intimate-yet-breathtaking getaway. The cliffs provide some protection from the winds, so waves stay small and manageable. For this reason, the Blue Flag beach is particularly popular with surfers and body surfers. Look up and spot Castle Arrifana, the 12th-century ruins thought to be the one-time residence of a prince. Look for ruins from several mosques nearby, too. Steps provide access to the beach from the village, where you can go for food and accommodation. Note that the steps are somewhat steep. You'll find restrooms, showers, and lifeguards on site. Plan my Aljezur trip by asking Inspirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
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  • What a beautiful spot! Had some surf lessons there. great for beginners but also for the more advanced. there is also a surfboard rental on the way down to the beach. fair prices and super nice staff! 
    What a beautiful spot! Had some surf lessons there. great for beginners but also for the more advanced. there is also a surfboard rental on the way down to the beach. fair prices and super nice staff!  more »
  • It’s a overcrowded beach for surf, mainly in July and August. Nice beach for beginner. Be aware that the crowed is huge. If you are in a “no rules and no ethic surf” is the place to go for surf. 
    It’s a overcrowded beach for surf, mainly in July and August. Nice beach for beginner. Be aware that the crowed is huge. If you are in a “no rules and no ethic surf” is the place to go for surf.  more »
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  • Wonderful beach with beautiful scenery and crystal clear water
  • One of the nicest, most beautiful view, beach towns, on the coast of Portugal 🇵🇹 with a spectacular Cliffview and nice little restaurants and Surfing spot 🌊🏄‍♀️🏄‍♂️ Don’t let the beautiful view deceive you the ocean there can be a really rough and dangerous I lost one of my fins there in the water and got out of the water breathless after a swall of big waves came Spend there one night and two days and meet nice people Definitely worth a visit

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