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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 20th May

    Low 02:05am (0.81m)
    High 08:23am (3.11m)
    Low 02:26pm (0.93m)
    High 08:41pm (3.36m)
  • Mon 21st May

    Low 03:03am (0.63m)
    High 09:18am (3.26m)
    Low 03:21pm (0.78m)
    High 09:34pm (3.51m)
  • Tue 22nd May

    Low 03:53am (0.48m)
    High 10:08am (3.38m)
    Low 04:10pm (0.66m)
    High 10:22pm (3.62m)
  • Wed 23rd May

    Low 04:40am (0.40m)
    High 10:53am (3.45m)
    Low 04:55pm (0.59m)
    High 11:08pm (3.64m)

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