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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

  • Mon 22nd January

    Low 12:18am (1.39m)
    High 06:44am (2.73m)
    Low 01:08pm (1.20m)
    High 07:25pm (2.64m)
  • Tue 23rd January

    Low 01:25am (1.24m)
    High 07:43am (2.89m)
    Low 02:03pm (1.01m)
    High 08:18pm (2.85m)
  • Wed 24th January

    Low 02:20am (1.04m)
    High 08:34am (3.08m)
    Low 02:51pm (0.80m)
    High 09:05pm (3.08m)
  • Thu 25th January

    Low 03:09am (0.81m)
    High 09:22am (3.27m)
    Low 03:36pm (0.60m)
    High 09:49pm (3.30m)

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