Praia da Mareta Beach

Praia da Mareta Beach: A Natural Wonder

Praia da Mareta Beach, locally known as the “window to the Atlantic”, lies on the region of Algarve at the southern part of Portugal. It exemplifies Sagres town’s simplicity, and is popular not only for its impressive architectural and historical attractions but also for its friendly people and laid back environment.

Remote and quiet, Praia da Mareta Beach in Algarve offers a quiet refuge from the hustle and bustle of the city. Its location has also lured many local and foreign adventure-seeking surfers to visit the place, most especially during the winter months when waves are ideal for surfing. In fact, even if the waters are a bit cold, the beach still attracts many surfers, for the beach offers some of the best waves for surfing, not only in Portugal but in Europe as well.

Aside from surfing, tourists may enjoy other water activities such as fishing, windsurfing, canoeing and snorkeling. For those who want to get up close with its rich inland, they may also enjoy embarking in other leisure activities, including cycling, hiking and horse riding. These may be made possible through the services of the nearby hotels.

The beach is located within a Natural Park that holds the remnants of the 1755 earthquake and it’s located close to a harbor, restaurants, bars as well as markets. There are also a number of hotels close to the beach, one of which is the Mareta Beach Boutique Bed and Breakfast, which offers a superb view to the Atlantic Ocean.

Guests who want to treat their taste buds to local delicacies may visit the hotels and the town’s food stops. Breakfasts may include Algarve’s famous local bread, “Pasteis de Nata” or other home-made pastries.

Tourists whose idea of a good time is being in a remote place with tranquil surroundings in Portugal, then the Praia da Mareta Beach is definitely one of the places to go to.

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