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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.
Other beaches near Praia da Amália
Praia da Amália tide times
Tue 29th SeptemberHigh 1:48am (2.98m)
Low 7:50am (1.01m)
High 1:59pm (3.22m)
Low 8:16pm (0.82m)
Wed 30th SeptemberHigh 2:22am (3.10m)
Low 8:23am (0.89m)
High 2:33pm (3.31m)
Low 8:46pm (0.76m)
Thu 1st OctoberHigh 2:53am (3.18m)
Low 8:53am (0.81m)
High 3:05pm (3.35m)
Low 9:14pm (0.73m)
Fri 2nd OctoberHigh 3:22am (3.23m)
Low 9:21am (0.76m)
High 3:35pm (3.36m)
Low 9:40pm (0.73m)