The beaches along the coast from Comporta to Melides are known as some of the most beautiful places in Portugal. This area is known for its natural landscapes, conventional villages, and the utmost peacefulness. The main attractions, of course, are the beaches that stretch the coastline of over 60 km in length.
The beaches in Comporta and Melides are covered with fine white sand and a beautiful blue that stretches as far as the eye can see. The dunes are covered in vegetation, which is any nature lover’s paradise.
This area of Portugal is great for fishing or simply sitting on the beach and watching for dolphins to pass by. You do not want to miss the sunset, so pack a lunch and plan to stay. Let’s take a look at the beautiful beaches you do not want to miss, from Comporta to Melides.
Beaches in Comporta:
- Comporta Beach – Praia da Comporta
If you are looking for a trendy beach around Lisbon, this is the place to be seen. Comporta Beach is definitely one of the most beautiful beaches in the whole country.
There are a couple of different restaurants to choose from, as well as a bar that offers drinks and cocktails during sunset. During the summer months, you can rent a mattress to relax on. If you plan on driving to the beach, there is a car park that will cost five euros.
- Pego Beach – Praia do Pego
You might recognize Pego Beach because it was featured in the Condé Nast Traveller magazine. Pego Beach is known for its lovely beach but more so for the delicious restaurant ‘The Sal.’
This restaurant was voted as one of the ten best places in the world. Many people also consider Pego Beach to be one of the top beaches in Europe. Depending on the weather you might witness a few kite-boarders on the water. This beach is great for swimming and body-boarding.
- Tróia Galé Beach & Tróia Beach – Praia Tróia Galé & Praia Tróia
Tróia Galé Beach is one of the best beaches to take your children to. If you don’t want to worry about big waves and your children enjoy swimming, I highly recommend and encourage you to enjoy this beach.
There are many places where you can enjoy food, ice cream, and drinks by the sea. You can also rent sunbeds and umbrellas during the summer months. This beach is supervised during the summer for everyone’s safety.
- More Beaches to Consider:
- Soltroia Beach – Praia Soltroia
- Beach of Brejos – Praia dos Brejos
- Galé Beach – Fontainhas – Praia da Galé – Fontainhas
- Soltroia Beach – Praia Soltroia
- Carvalhal Beach – Praia do Carvalhal
- Aberta Nova Beach – Praia da Aberta Nova
Beaches in Melides:
- Melides Beach – Praia da Melides
Melides Beach is rather unique because it separates the lagoon and the sea. Whether you want to relax or play some beach volleyball, this is a beach you do not want to think twice about visiting.
Melides Beach is great for surfing and taking in all the views. Make sure you pay a visit to Melides to enjoy all the beautiful white houses in the village.
- Vigia Beach – Praia da Vigia
Vigia Beach is opposite the lagoon, which is a great place to visit if you are looking for clear water. Paragliders are extremely fond of this beach due to the high escarpment for gliding.
Make sure you pay a visit to Vigia Beach in order to take in all the beautiful views of Alentejo.
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