Praia da Amália

Praia da Amália Praia da Amália
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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.

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Praia da Amália tide times

  • Sat 3rd December
    Low 4:39am (1.16m)
    High 10:49am (2.98m)
    Low 5:15pm (0.93m)
    High 11:26pm (2.91m)
  • Sun 4th December
    Low 5:34am (1.03m)
    High 11:42am (3.05m)
    Low 6:01pm (0.87m)
  • Mon 5th December
    High 12:11am (3.03m)
    Low 6:20am (0.92m)
    High 12:28pm (3.09m)
    Low 6:40pm (0.83m)
  • Tue 6th December
    High 12:51am (3.13m)
    Low 7:01am (0.84m)
    High 1:09pm (3.11m)
    Low 7:15pm (0.82m)

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