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“Just Ok”
Review of Praia da Luz

Praia da Luz
Ranked #49 of 289 things to do in Porto
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Maybe its because I've been to some stunning beaches in my time, but I didn't really rate this beach. We took the vintage No 1 Tram to Foz and wandered down the promenade to Praia da Luz. There's a nice chill out bar/restaurant we went to while we were there and that was enjoyable just watching the sea, but the beach itself is quite a narrow stretch of golden sand, with lot of rocks and the sea is pretty feisty. We also noticed a fair amount of rubbish on the beach; but that could be the time of year as we visited in October. We enjoyed our wander but I wouldn't be inclined to visit in the summer.

Thank Shantele72
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Lovely beaches, some with clear areas of sand many with interesting rocks and rock pools. The area around the beach was buzzing with people, cyclists, skaters, dog walkers etc. Many people were surfing the Atlantic waves, probably too tame for the pros, but good for youngsters. There's also a surf shop and surf school here. Plenty of cafes and bars, and decent toilets also available. A pleasant walk goes for many miles along the coast here too.

Thank Andy E
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

What a lovley golden beach in Porto Praia da Luz, close enough to shops and restaurants in a safe tourist area.

Parking was a bit difficult to get circling the block many times but eventually we found a space.

Glad we did great place to spend a vacation day.

Thank chickandbeast
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

First night in Porto we hit the jackpot. Restaurant and bar by the sea at sunset is a thrill. The staff is humble and the food is terrific.
DJ outside by the bar, inside is quieter for discerning visitors. Pasta with shrimp and veal with polenta , melt in your mouth delicious.

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice beach with golden sand. A bit rocky for bathing, but would be great for sunbathing in the summer. Nice restaurant nearby with the same name!!

Thank MaryBarryJackson
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