Praia Da Gale Beach Algarve is not like the rest of the coastline. There you have a long sandy beach and round rock formations. No high Cliff but a lot of fun and a great place for an easy stroll along the sea.
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Gale Beach Video
Let's start with a short video to discover Praia da Gale Beach in Algarve:
Praia da Gale Algarve - The Beach
Instead you find a long sandy area. At its East tip, you can find yellow/orange rocks which are rounded. The erosion here has created a big playground for kids and adults to have fun.
As you can see below, the 5km long sandy beach (when it connects with the other nearby beaches at low tide) goes all the way to Armaçao da Pera. However I do think the most interesting part is the East side also know as praia da Gale Leste.
There is a large parking and a couple of restaurant.
A good spot to watch sunset...
And one of the best Algarve beaches for family id you don't mind big waves. Everybody loves climbing those rocks!
The advantage is that it is easily accessed as there is no cliffs and there is enough space for everyone.
The Rocks of Praia Da Gale Portugal
The best part I think are the rocks on the East side. There are only a few of them on the main beach but if you walk to the next coves you will find plenty more.
Below are pictures of the first ones:
The Waves at Gale Beach Algarve
The waves has so beautiful to admire and people seem to have a lot of fun with them!
The Walk at Praia Da Gale Leste
There is a walk along the beaches going towards the east. You access the smaller coves with more rocks to admire and play with
I love the photo below, you can see the crazy work of erosion and it gets you wanting more. I must admit it was hard to stop at some point and walk back.
I think I could like to walk the entire Algarve coastline. That would be amazing!
My parents, who were traveling with me on that trip, were waiting for me while admiring the sky and waves:
Another photographer's paradise:
And it goes on:
Praia da Gale Oeste Walk
If you walk West on the beach, it is mostly a sandy beach. But there is one spot where the dunes does something Interesting like at Vale do Lobo ou Falesia Beach.
I think this is it below. And then you can keep walking on Boardwalks to the west
Photo Embedded from Flickr - Photo by Xana
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