Beaches South Coast
This beach is found at the end of a 5km dirt track, which crosses one of the region's most beautiful valleys. Popular with caravans and surfers who, looking for unspoilt beaches, find peace and beauty in the green and scented slopes. The sandy part of the beach is small but wide and sheltered with crystal clear water. You won't be sorry you came.
Distance from Sagres: 17 km / 20 minutes by car Directions: leaving Sagres in the direction of Lagos along the EN 125, turn right at Raposeira into a dirt track, continue about 5km to the beach;
Support: no support facilities or supervision
Good for: seclusion and unforgettable bathing.
On the way to the beach, take in the expanses of green and scented wheat and the megalithic monuments. Although small, it is idyllically shell shaped, with calm waters and submerged rock formations, ensuring that your swim in the sea will be unforgettable.
Distance from Sagres: 16 km / 20 minutes by car
Directions: leaving Sagres in the direction of Lagos along the EN 125, at Raposeira take the road towards Ingrina, around 4km away: Restaurants: beach restaurants with grilled fresh fish and regional dishes
Good for: bathing, diving, snorkelling and underwater hunting.
just after Ingrina you come to Zavial. Although they are close to each other, these two beaches are completely different. Zavial beach stands at the mouth of a river and has large areas of generous sand. The red hues of the cliffs that are so characteristic of the Algarve give this beach a warm and lively feel. The exuberant green of its juniper bushes endow this beach with a rare beauty. The waters are clam and clear and the cliffs form into extraordinary crags. A short walk from Zavial, you can visit the ruins of a 17th century fortress;
Distance from Sagres: 17 km / 20 minutes by car
Directions: leaving Sagres in the direction of Lagos along the EN 125, at the village of Raposeira take the road towards Ingrina or Zavial, for around 5km.
Restaurants: beach restaurant with grilled fresh fish and regional dishes
Good for: bathing, diving, snorkelling, surfing and underwater hunting.