Praia da Amália

Praia da Amália Praia da Amália
© Tiago J. G. Fernandes / CC BY-SA 3.0

Praia do Brejão

The beach here was once known as Praia do Brejão, after the nearby village. However this changed after Portugal's most famous fado singer, Amália Rodrigues, stayed at a villa overlooking the beach.

Little has changed since those days and the beach is very much unspoilt. Praia da Amália is not what you would describe as a family beach; it is difficult to find and involves a fair hike to get down to. It is also one of those beaches that virtually disappears at high tide, although, as you can see, there is a wonderful stretch of sand when the tide is out.

To the southern end of the beach is a small stream that cascades down the cliff face.

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Praia da Amália tide times

  • Sat 4th December
    High 1:41am (3.53m)
    Low 7:49am (0.43m)
    High 2:05pm (3.46m)
    Low 8:08pm (0.46m)
  • Sun 5th December
    High 2:26am (3.59m)
    Low 8:36am (0.40m)
    High 2:52pm (3.42m)
    Low 8:53pm (0.53m)
  • Mon 6th December
    High 3:12am (3.56m)
    Low 9:25am (0.45m)
    High 3:41pm (3.30m)
    Low 9:40pm (0.65m)
  • Tue 7th December
    High 4:00am (3.47m)
    Low 10:16am (0.57m)
    High 4:33pm (3.13m)
    Low 10:29pm (0.83m)

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