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Bordeira Beach

Carrapateira, Portugal
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One of my favorite beaches!

Bordeira beach is for me one of the greatest beaches in Portugal. Maybe it is the "desert feeling... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Aalen, Germany
via mobile
Stunning scenery

We were unfortunate to arrive on a very windy day and the sand was blowing about, but stunning... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ashby de la Zouch
via mobile
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4 days ago
“One of my favorite beaches!”
4 weeks ago
“Stunning scenery”
Carrapateira, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Bordeira beach is for me one of the greatest beaches in Portugal. Maybe it is the "desert feeling" I always get when I see the high dunes! You can also learn surfing at Bordeira beach it is perfectly suited and many surf schools come here....More

Thank munirb905
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were unfortunate to arrive on a very windy day and the sand was blowing about, but stunning scenery, and an added bonus is the river running down the side of the beach providing somewhere else to swim. On a calm day this would be...More

Thank willhawkins
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This fabulous beach rivals many we have visited on the north east coast of New South Wales and southern Queensland in Australia.

Thank clarkebarkes1945
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Hard to access, hence the complete isolation. Lovely sand with crashing rolling waves. A real joy for walking.

Thank Goosey2014
Reviewed 8 March 2017

On one end of one of the most spectacular coastal roads anywhere, there is a small stream to wade across from a couple of parking areas to get to the beach itself, but no worries, the views from the boardwalk at the top of the...More

Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The view from the cliffs are incredible whether you are looking out across the see and surfers or across the massive beach. I loved the fact that not only is there the Ocean but there is also a shallow river that my 3 year old...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This beach is at is best in summer as it is a big windy to sit on in november. But for walking that time of the year is great! You can start to do the walk of the Rota Vincentina over here. A nice walk...More

Thank NoeB1
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Expansive, wild, windy, wavy! Huge waves, meeting sand dunes, strong winds! Huge surf, very empty! Our kids are now asking whether we can go to the each without a sand storm- as this is how they felt at the beach.. worth seeing but difficult to...More

Thank BorisBen
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The beach is huge and great if you don't like the crowded beaches of the South. With plenty of space you never feel overlooked even with 3 or 4 surf schools hanging around. Ideal for surfing, sunbathing and skinny dipping.

Thank thelaughingc0w
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderfully empty beach at start of circular Carpitera walk, with nice welcoming beach bar for welcome refreshments.

Thank Robert C
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martyn c
Are dogs allowed on this beach?
15 August 2016|
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Response from silviaeves2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are allowed but you should try to walk away from the beginning of the beach where everyone normally stays. The beach is extensive with plenty of space for you to walk the dog and sit and sunbathe away from everyone... More
Nathanael G
Can I hire a surfboard on the beach?
11 July 2016|
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Response from cbowmann | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can rent boards & wetsuits at the beach bar.
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