Póvoa-De-Varzim Best Beaches | Beach Guide

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  • Praia Azul - Vila do Conde beaches

    At Vila do Conde you get the best of both worlds; the fascinating historic old town and a long stretch of beautiful sandy beach. While it is a good 20 minute walk from the town centre to the seafront it is more than...

    Vila do Conde
    Blue Flag beach
  • Praia de Nossa Senhora da Guia

    Nossa Senhora da Guia Beach is located just north of the mouth of the river Ave in Vila do Conde. This little sandy beach is bordered by the Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Guia and the Forte de São João.


    Vila do Conde
    Accessible beach
  • Rio Alto beach - Póvoa de Varzim

    A few miles north of the seaside city of Póvoa de Varzim are the beaches of Rio Alto and Estela. A world away from the casino and high-rise beachfront hotels, the Praia do Rio Alto is backed by extensive dunes and...

    Póvoa de Varzim
    Naturist / Nudist beach
  • Apulia beach - Esposende

    Located a few kilometres south of Esposende, on the far side of the river Cavado is the long sandy beach of Apúlia. Backed by a low promenade and small village there are plenty of facilities at Apúlia - which is what...

    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Esposende beach sunset

    The beach at Esposende is one of the finest on the Costa Verde (Green Coast). Backed by low sand dunes and bordering the river Cavado, this is a popular, yet laid back spot.

    Behind the dunes are the 17th...

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About halfway between Porto and the northern border with Spain lies the coastal city of Póvoa de Varzim. Virtually unknown outside of Portugal the city has been one of the North's most popular holiday resorts for over three hundred years. But Póvoa de...