Longing for a road trip? The traditional itinerary of summer in Portugal always takes young Portuguese people to the outstanding Alentejo Coast. As the star and one of the main beaches that you cannot miss is Arrifana Beach.
A special beach, romantic, full of brightness and action. A bay of calm water, and during low tide, with plenty of room for beach games. This beach is a great place for couples, surfers, families, and children. On a visit to southern Portugal, more specifically, the west coast of Algarve, we cannot let go of this wonderful place.
Arrifana’s Beach leaves no one indifferent. After a drop of about 800 meters we found a narrow sandy beach that stretches for about one kilometer in a half moon shape surrounded by huge scarps. Under the typical scorching sun of Algarve let us refresh in a wonderful water ranging from a blanket of calm waters near the beach and a set of special waves for learning to surf. It is very normal to see children, adolescents and adults in surf lessons. This beach combines the temple of tan with exercise and fun. We found several people jogging and discovering the aquatic mysteries through the rocks.
After a good day of sun and water, go to the terrace where you can find various snacks, beer and good wine, where we delight while watching the sunset. Not even the ultimate ascent of 800m frightens us.
So get in your Volkswagen and hit the road. This beach is a must do, it’s definitely a place you will love!