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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

  • Tue 25th April

    High 01:40am (3.41m)
    Low 07:53am (0.63m)
    High 02:07pm (3.25m)
    Low 08:14pm (0.76m)
  • Wed 26th April

    High 02:30am (3.25m)
    Low 08:43am (0.79m)
    High 03:01pm (3.11m)
    Low 09:10pm (0.91m)
  • Thu 27th April

    High 03:31am (3.08m)
    Low 09:43am (0.97m)
    High 04:07pm (2.99m)
    Low 10:18pm (1.04m)
  • Fri 28th April

    High 04:45am (2.94m)
    Low 10:56am (1.10m)
    High 05:24pm (2.94m)
    Low 11:40pm (1.08m)

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