Praia da Amália

Praia da Amália Praia da Amália
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Praia do Brejão

The beach here was once known as Praia do Brejão, after the nearby village. However this changed after Portugal's most famous fado singer, Amália Rodrigues, stayed at a villa overlooking the beach.

Little has changed since those days and the beach is very much unspoilt. Praia da Amália is not what you would describe as a family beach; it is difficult to find and involves a fair hike to get down to. It is also one of those beaches that virtually disappears at high tide, although, as you can see, there is a wonderful stretch of sand when the tide is out.

To the southern end of the beach is a small stream that cascades down the cliff face.

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Praia da Amália tide times

  • Thu 20th June
    High 1:49am (2.96m)
    Low 7:51am (1.06m)
    High 2:10pm (3.13m)
    Low 8:19pm (0.99m)
  • Fri 21st June
    High 2:32am (3.03m)
    Low 8:30am (0.99m)
    High 2:50pm (3.23m)
    Low 9:00pm (0.90m)
  • Sat 22nd June
    High 3:14am (3.08m)
    Low 9:10am (0.94m)
    High 3:30pm (3.30m)
    Low 9:41pm (0.83m)
  • Sun 23rd June
    High 3:56am (3.12m)
    Low 9:51am (0.91m)
    High 4:12pm (3.35m)
    Low 10:24pm (0.79m)

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