Portugal has some of the best beaches around and if you are a visitor and want a great place to spend your vacation then I will be glad to help. We will be looking at some of the factors which make a beach better than the other. Now, the following are the top 5 best beaches in Portugal.
Our first pick is located in the Northeast of Peniche. The beach lies beneath a rocky headland. Just beneath the headland is a stretch of sand where visitors can stroll on. Visitors to Praia Baleal can swim or surf on the open sea. There are also some restaurants available to keep you on your toes.
Praia da Falésia
The next on our list is the Praia da Falésia. It is about 6km and one of the best beaches in Portugal. With soft sand and clear sea, this beach is known to be one of the best in the world. The beach is protected by a red sand cliff. As usual, visitors can swim, hike or even surf on the open sea.
Praia de São Jacinto
The next beach on our list is known as the São Jacinto. It is located by the Barra Canal, at the southernmost point of a long stretch of land separating the Ria de Aveiro estuary from the sea. Visitors can either take a ferry or a car to this beach. Visitors have no risk at all as the sea is safe to swim in and surf.
Praia do Cabedelo
Praia do Cabedelo lies closer to the south of the Lima river. This beach is encamped by dunes and pine forests. The Praia do Cabedelo is also a popular beach and very safe to swim and surf.
Praia das Furnas
The last beach we will be looking at is the Praia das, Furnas. It is located at the left bank of the Rio Mira, on the coast of Portugal’s southern Alentejo region. This beach is boarded by rocky cliffs and fine sand beneath. Visitors can have a great relaxation here. Swimming and surfing are allowed as well as various beach sports.
If you are looking for a good beach to relax in Portugal then you can choose any from the list mentioned above. Have a great time. Thanks for reading.