Praia Vale Dos Homens, Rogil

4.5
Praia do Vale dos Homens is a beach within the Municipality of Aljezur, in the Algarve, Portugal. The beach is on the western Seaboard in the north west of the Algarve. The beach is 1.7mi north west of the village of Rogil, and is 72.4mi north west, by road, from the regions capital of Faro.DescriptionThe beach of Praia do Vale dos Homens is inside the Vicentine Coast Natural Park. This secluded beach can be difficult to reach as visitors to the beach must negotiate a flight of 285 wooden steps down to the beach from the cliff above (where the car park is located). The surrounding countryside is made up of large areas of farmland and pine forests. The beach is popular for sports such as Kite surfing, Windsurfing, and bodyboard surfing. The sea here is designate with a yellow flag is considered too dangerous for swimming as there are potentially hazardous rock formations. Natural pools formed in the rocks near the waterline (in low tide) are popular among visitors as the water is slightly warmer and somewhat shielded from wave action. On the sidewalls of these pools numerous sea creatures can be seen.In the summer of 2015 the walkable extension of the beach was greatly increased due to natural sediment transport allowing access to the north part, which in previous years was accessible only in low tide and required climbing rock features. Add Praia Vale Dos Homens to your Rogil travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Rogil driving holiday tool .
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  • Its lovely beach to go to good to go walking and swimming with family and friends and do things like playing games and pictures  more »
  • This beach is off the beaten track therefore we saw only a very few people around. It is gorgeous! I absolutely loved it! Spent not long there taking pictures, exploring and relaxing. Definitely...  more »
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  • Amazing wild beach in the Algarve. Absolutely astonishing and calm place.
  • Beautiful beach, but too wild to go inside.
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