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

  • Mon 30th January
    Low 3:12am (1.38m)
    High 9:27am (2.56m)
    Low 3:50pm (1.38m)
    High 10:08pm (2.59m)
  • Tue 31st January
    Low 4:37am (1.37m)
    High 10:47am (2.51m)
    Low 5:02pm (1.38m)
    High 11:18pm (2.66m)
  • Wed 1st February
    Low 5:48am (1.28m)
    High 11:54am (2.57m)
    Low 6:01pm (1.31m)
  • Thu 2nd February
    High 12:14am (2.79m)
    Low 6:40am (1.16m)
    High 12:45pm (2.67m)
    Low 6:47pm (1.20m)

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