Top things to do in Costa Vicentina

Top Choice Bar in Aljezur

O Sargo

Directly across the beach, with glass walls buffering the wind and sand, O Sargo is a great place to slake your post-surf thirst, with cold-pressed juices, craft beers, ciders, local wines, and white and red sangria…
Top Choice Cafe in Odeceixe

Kiosk Agapito

Overlooking the surf, this new-generation beach cafe with aqua-and-white tiles and terrace-only seating uses local produce in breakfasts, sharing platters, open-faced toasties (like tinned mackerel, red onion, olive…
Top Choice Seafood in Sagres

A Tasca

Seafood doesn't come fresher than at this converted fish warehouse, with a timber-decked terrace overlooking the marina and Ilhotes do Martinhal offshore. Inside, the vaulted interior's walls are inlaid with glass b…
Top Choice Portuguese in Sagres

A Eira do Mel

A rustic former farmhouse 9km north of Sagres is the atmospheric setting for José Pinheiro's lauded slow-food cooking. Seafood is landed in Sagres, with meats, vegetables and fruit sourced from local farms. Dishes s…
Vegetarian in Aljezur

Mó Veggie Bistro

A former wheat mill now houses this brilliant split-level bistro with raw timbers, comfy sofas and suspended lighting. All dishes are vegetarian and many are vegan. Menu highlights include Vietnamese spring rolls, s…
Cafe in Sagres

Three Little Birds

Sargres' coolest cafe makes everything from scratch – tortillas, corn chips and brioche buns included – for its tacos, nachos and burgers (eg piri-piri chicken with bacon jam and grilled pineapple, or cod with lime …
Seafood in Aljezur

O Paulo

Adjacent to the ruined fortress of Arrifana, O Paulo has a romantic covered terrace with majestic clifftop views as far as Cabo de São Vicente. The vistas are hard to live up to, but it does, with tanks of live lobs…
International in Sagres

Vila Velha

In an elegant old house accessed by a lovely mature front garden, upmarket Vila Velha offers consistently good seafood mains (go for the catch of the day), plus meat dishes such as wine-stewed rabbit, garlic- and he…
Fortress in Sagres

Fortaleza de Sagres

Blank, hulking and forbidding, Sagres’ fortress offers breathtaking views over the sheer cliffs, and all along the coast to Cabo de São Vicente. Legend has it, this is where Prince Henry the Navigator established hi…
Natural Feature in Sagres

Cabo de São Vicente

Europe’s southwesternmost point is a barren headland 6km northwest of Sagres' town centre that was the last piece of home that Portuguese sailors once saw as they launched into the unknown. It's a spectacular spot: …