The stunning Costa Vicentina in five beaches

Stunning cliffs, secluded coves, golden sands and crystal-clear waters. The Costa Vicentina is one of the country's great natural treasures.

In this article, we'll take you to five of the region's most beautiful beaches. Absolutely special places for unforgettable moments. Always at the wheel of an Enterprise model. Let's go?


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The five most beautiful beaches on the Costa Vicentina

Praia da Arrifana


Let's start our journey along the Costa Vicentina at the picturesque Praia da Arrifana, a well-kept secret between rugged cliffs. With its long stretch of golden sand about 700 metres long, it's a true paradise for the quieter sunbathers. For the more adventurous, the waves are perfect for surfing. At the top of the cliff, a lookout point offers breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. Not to be missed.


Arrifana-Costa Vicentina

Praia do Amado

Second stop on the Costa Vicentina: the splendid Praia do Amado. The waves that come crashing onto the sand are famous for their incredible beauty and attract surfers from all over the world. For those who prefer less intense thrills, Praia do Amado is perfect for relaxing moments in contact with nature. Try a walk along the coast or sit on the cliffs and admire the spectacular sunset over the Atlantic Ocean.

Praia do Castelejo

Let's move on to the enchanting Praia do Castelejo, a secluded beach surrounded by imposing rock formations. A unique refuge on the Costa Vicentina for those seeking absolute tranquillity. With its crystal-clear waters and soft sands, Praia do Castelejo is the perfect place to relax and recharge your batteries. Its serene and almost untouched atmosphere makes it a popular destination for nature lovers and yoga practitioners.


Castelejo Beach-Costa Vicentina

Praia da Bordeira

Fourth stop and another discovery on the Costa Vicentina: the stunning Bordeira beach. Serene and secluded, Bordeira is perfect for travellers seeking tranquillity and solitude. With its long beach of soft sand and crystal-clear waters, it offers the ideal setting for long walks by the sea and picnics in the shade of the cliffs. Absolutely heavenly.

Bordeira Beach-Costa Vicentina

Praia de Monte Clérigo

The most picturesque of all the beaches on the Costa Vicentina. With calm, crystal-clear waters, it's perfect for swimming and snorkelling. The surrounding cliffs, covered in lush vegetation, offer some of the most beautiful panoramic views in the entire region.

Monte Clérigo Beach-Costa Vicentina

Explore the Costa Vicentina with Enterprise

The most perfect journey along the Costa Vicentina is behind the wheel of the Enterprise. Because it gives you the freedom and flexibility to choose your own route. No restrictions. Choose the model of your choice and hit the road.

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