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Foz do Arelho

With a vast, lovely beach backed by a river-mouth estuary ideal for windsurfing, Foz do Arelho remains remarkably undeveloped. It makes a fine place to laze in the sun, and outside July and August it’ll often be just you and the local fishers. The beach has a row of relaxed bars and restaurants; the town is a 15-minute walk inland.

Top attractions

These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Foz do Arelho.