The beaches of Alcobaça

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To see The beaches of Alcobaça

​Though not being a beach destination Alcobaça has a reasonable line of coast, with wild and populated beaches with a natural beauty.

São Martinho do Porto

The beaches of Alcobaça - São Martinho do Porto
The beaches of Alcobaça – São Martinho do Porto

The most popular beach of Alcobaça, São Martinho do Porto is a popular family destination, due to the always calm water in the bay.

Falca

Falca
The beaches of Alcobaça – Falca

Alcobaça is developing its wild coast, north of Nazaré.

A few villages are growing by the sea, one of them called Falca.

​It is a good point to meet Sun and Nature

Vale Furado

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The beaches of Alcobaça – Vale Furado

In the wild coast, north of Nazaré but belonging to Alcobaça, there are a few points were the wide sandy beaches are accessible.

​Vale Furado, between Falca and Água de Madeiros is one of them, with a savage beauty, and all the conditions for the sun seekers not wanting to enter the sea (cold and sometimes dangerous)

Paredes da Vitória

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The beaches of Alcobaça – Paredes

Paredes da Vitória

North of Nazaré but belonging to Alcobaça, this beach has wide, soft and clean sand, but also a rough sea.

It has the best infra-structures of all the wild beaches in the area

Surrounded by the national pine tree forest, it is a very good place for picnics, with extreme cautions – fire is a always present risk, and each summer the area suffers something.

Polvoeira

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The beaches of Alcobaça – Polvoeira

Some years ago dozens of wooden houses were built upon these cliffs, by the wide beach.

All of them were destroyed by the local authorities, and the beach keeps wild and unspoilt.

​Well, until the arrival of the dust, from the parking.