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The first beautiful Arrábida beach coming from Setúbal

If you want to visit the Arrábida beaches coming from Setúbal, then this should be your first stop... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Pedro J
OK busy beach

The beach is a reasonable size but it is difficult to get to as there isn't much parking. Can get... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
richardandie
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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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20 Aug 2018
“OK busy beach ”
5 Jul 2018
“Beautiful beach near Setubal.”
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Praia de Albarquel Estrada da Rasca 4, Setubal 2900-581, Portugal
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

The beach is a reasonable size but it is difficult to get to as there isn't much parking. Can get very crowded. There are better beaches around but either get there early or late.

1  Thank richardandie
Reviewed 6 July 2018

This is a very beautiful beach between Lisbon and Setubal. I would suggest a sunny day for the vist. Plan to spend a couple of hours.

Thank Antonio B
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Just good for little kids. Safe beach and calm water. Life guards present. Bij low tide walk from the city to Alberquel through Albarquel Park. By high tide take the bus for 50 cent! There is a new public toilet at this beach. Finaly and...More

Thank Hilde V
Reviewed 13 April 2017

If you want to visit the Arrábida beaches coming from Setúbal, then this should be your first stop. Beautiful and very close to the city, the only disadvantage compared to the ones further into the mountain is that there is here a high number of...More

Thank Pedro J
Reviewed 2 August 2016

If walking from Setubal Praia de Saude you must walk around the headland so if the tide is in this is very difficult if not impossible. However if the tide is low you can wade through the water to get there so not really for...More

Thank Kaixa
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Please follow the locals example and try to take a bus out.parking is awful!Love the beach and water is perfect temperature as it cools you off on those hot summer days.

Thank vosie2016
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Nice Spacious Beach with an area for sports, Restaurant and pub/bar, down side NO PUBLIC TOILET and the one accessible (outside Restaurant) isn't always clean

1  Thank PauloM1151
Reviewed 18 March 2016

This is the nearest beach to Setubal you can arrive by car in 30 mins or public transport , ideal in the summer for safe bathing , has excellent facilities , and in the periods of October/March very good for healthy walks

Thank John H
Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

Its river and see beach right in the entrance of Serra da Arrábida. Because of the river sometimes its not so clean and the whater is very cold. Also a bit rocky...

Thank MiguelC0
Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

The beach which is near town is decent enough. It's nothing special but still worth visiting for a swim or walk along the beach.

Thank Andrew H
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