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Praia Castelo do Queijo

Praia Castelo do Queijo
Praia Castelo do Queijo

Praia Castelo do Queijo translates to "Cheese castle beach"! The name actually comes from the Fort of São Francisco Xavier which overlooks the beach. It is said that the fort was built on a rock that resembled an enormous piece of cheese.

The beach itself is a short stretch of sand and rocks which backs onto a promenade. Not generally as popular as Matasinhos around the corner the beach still gets busy during the summer months

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Praia Castelo do Queijo tide times

  • Sun 22nd October

    High 05:11am (2.52m)
    Low 11:22am (1.50m)
    High 05:55pm (2.46m)
    Low 11:59pm (1.54m)
  • Mon 23rd October

    High 06:30am (2.54m)
    Low 12:51pm (1.45m)
    High 07:12pm (2.51m)
  • Tue 24th October

    Low 01:17am (1.47m)
    High 07:35am (2.65m)
    Low 01:56pm (1.31m)
    High 08:09pm (2.64m)
  • Wed 25th October

    Low 02:12am (1.33m)
    High 08:24am (2.81m)
    Low 02:42pm (1.13m)
    High 08:53pm (2.80m)

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