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Portinho da Arrábida Beach

Portinho da Arrábida Beach

Located within the Arrábida Natural Park in Setubal, Portinho da Arrábida Beach is deemed one of the prettiest in all of entire Portugal.

Its fine white sands and the various tones of blue and green of these clear waters contrast with the deep greens of the hills to create a beautiful scenario that is perfect for contemplative relaxation.

This calm bay is good for diving to enjoy the diverse marine life although fishing itself is forbidden given that the seabed itself is included in the Natural Park’s protected area.

There are  restaurants and some small houses on that fantastic place.

Arrábida Hills is considered one of  7 Natural Wonders in Portugal

Characteristics and Services :

Average seawater temperature in summer (ºC) / 17 ºC, Sunshade rental, Small craft hire, Diving, swimming, restaurants.

We invite you to spend some of your vacations and holidays time visiting Arrábida Hills , Troia and visit Setubal and to visit Portugal.

Just take your flight to Faro airport or Lisbon Airport, reserve accommodations, hotel, choose a restaurant and activities and welcome to Portugal Dream Coast.

Carvalhal beach

Carvalhal beach

The Carvalhal Beach in Portugal , have  huge sand dunes line up with the blue horizon and long sandy coast, where abundant cane fields, pine trees, aloe and nests of storks, illustrate this unforgettable landscape.

Stork nests (occupied by couples that year after year breed here) are quite common in this beach, as well as throughout the region.

The Carvalhal Beach has been famous in the past years as one of the most trendy beaches in Grandola region.

The beach amenities have been upgraded over the years and now Carvalhal beach is presented at its best.

This is a perfect destination for surf and kite surf practitioners, as it offers great natural conditions for these kinds of sport.

additional information: Blue Flag beach and Golden Beach (waters with gold quality).

gps: 38º17’30”N 8º46’43”E

Location and access: Via Ferry-boat to Tróia follow 261 until Carvalhal.

Easy Parking: Has a very good park.

support services: Tents and beach chairs rental/Beach under surveillance / WC / Restaurants / Locker Rooms / nudist / Tourism Post /Access for the disabled,

sports: Kitesurf / Surf / Windsurf / Body-board / Jetski / Sailing / Sport Fishing/ Beach Soccer/Beach Volleyball/ Competitive Fishing.

We invite you to spend some of your vacations and holidays time visiting Arrábida Hills and Troia.

We invite you to visit Setubal and to visit Portugal.

Just take your flight to Faro airport or Lisbon Airport, reserve accommodations, hotel, choose a restaurant and activities and welcome to Portugal Dream Coast.

Bus Sightseeing Tour

Bus Sightseeing Tour

Every Saturday you can now enjoy a Bus Sightseeing Tour which reveals Setubal’s colourful region.

This tour is created around a carefully designed route that takes you to the key places of interest, and a hop-on hop-off facility that lets you discover them.

All tours offer an informative and entertaining commentary and are delivered by a regular service of purpose-built open-top buses.

Wine cellars in Azeitao, Palmela’s Castle and breathtaking views of the Setubal Bay from the Arrabida Mountain are some of the spots you’ll see in this tour.

This trip to Setubal is a fun and relaxed day out and a perfect introduction to the region.

The Bus Tour departs every Saturday from the center of Setubal at 10am .

We invite you spend some of your vacations and holidays time visiting Arrábida Hills.

We invite you to visit Setubal and to visit  Portugal.

For more information about this Bus Sightseeing Tour contact us.

Seven hotspots of Kitesurf

Seven hotspots of Kitesurf

If you like Kitesurf , Portugal Dream Coast is your destination in Portugal for your next Summer Holidays, autumn holidays,winter holidays and spring holidays.

This surface water sport uses wind to pull through water on small kiteboard. Alcochete (Tejo River, North of Portugal Dream Coast) , Costa da Caparica (Ocean), Troia (River/Ocean), Comporta (Ocean) Carvalhal (Ocean), Melides (Ocean)  and Sines (Ocean) are the seven main hotspots to practice kitesurf.

There is several schools with courses during 2 days where you can have some introduction to the sport. Teaching the future riders on the beach with an amazing sun.

Rob Douglas, in October 2010 became the outright record holder for speed powered by the wind with 55.65 knots, according Wikipedia. Travel to Portugal Dream Coast and discover this amazing sport, where humans mix water and air with amazing views and landscapes.

Who knows if you have dolphins company, special in Troia.

You should try to fly with the wind!

We invite you to spend some of your vacations and holidays time visiting Arrábida Hills. We invite you to visit Setubal and to visit  Portugal.

Just take your flight to Faro airport or Lisbon Airport, reserve accommodations,hotel , choose a restaurant and activities and welcome to Portugal Dream Coast.

Travel Portugal and travel Setubal.