Top of the best beaches in Portugal’s Center

Portugal is bathed by the Grandiose Atlantic Ocean. The beach extended in hundreds of kilometers from the North to the South of the Country.

Know the 10 magnificent beaches that we choose for show to you


  1. Praia da Torreira – Murtosa, Aveiro

    : This beach is a fantastic place for surf lovers. They can practice, here, from sunrise to sunset. The beach stretches out for several kilometers and allows visitors to isolate themselves from their beach neighbors. For lovers of cycling and nature there is a bike path where they can enjoy a beautiful walk along the beach.

    Praia da Torreira - Murtosa, Aveiro

    Praia da Torreira – Murtosa, Aveiro


  1. Praia de São Jacinto – Aveiro:

    Located in the Dunas de São Jacinto Natural Reserve is one of the most beautiful beaches in Portugal. Here you can enjoy a walk on the wooden walkways that are fused with nature. This place is fantastic and loaded with a typically Portuguese beauty.

Praia de São Jacinto - Aveiro

Praia de São Jacinto – Aveiro

  1. Praia da Costa Nova – Ílhavo, Aveiro:

    It is known for colorful houses with vertical stripes. These were built by the fishermen who use them to store their fishing tools. This beach is known for its fine sand and is a great choice for nudist lovers since the beach has reserved a place where it is allowed practice naturism.

Praia da Costa Nova - Ílhavo, Aveiro

Praia da Costa Nova – Ílhavo, Aveiro

  1. Praia da Tocha – Cantanhede, Coimbra:

    Very popular for the vast expanse of sand and the Quiaios National Dunes. It is quite frequented by fishermen so you can enjoy the typical boats to sail along the coast.

Praia da Tocha - Cantanhede, Coimbra

Praia da Tocha – Cantanhede, Coimbra

  1. Praia dos Ossos da Baleia – Pombal:

    It is a quiet area, hidden by the dunes. The surrounding nature has an almost untouched beauty and the wooden walkways allow you to enjoy the scenery while leisurely strolling along the coastline.


  1. Praia de São Pedro de Moel – Marinha Grande:

    It is one of the most picturesque beaches of the Portuguese coast. Small but with a very characteristic charm is surrounded by aristocratic style houses along the surrounding hill.


  1. Praia da Nazaré:

    World famous for the great waves, even because it holds the record for the biggest wave surfed in Portugal by Garrett McNamara. It is also frequented by fishermen and their wives, who still wear the characteristic costumes of the 7 skirts to dry the fish in the sun.

Praia da Nazaré

Praia da Nazaré

  1. Praia de São Martinho – Porto:

    Popular for its calm sea due to the surrounding bay. Here you can enjoy and practice various water sports such as canoeing, sailing and windsurfing.


  1. Praia do Foz do Arelho – Caldas da Rainha:

    For surf lovers we recommend the sea and for lovers of more relaxed moments we recommend the calmest areas of the lagoon of Óbidos.


  1. Praia da Berlenga – Peniche:

    It is also known as Praia do Correio do Mosteiro. Characteristic for its natural beauty, golden sand, calm and crystalline waters.

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