Praia das Adegas


If you're not a fan of tan lines, head to secluded Praia das Adegas. Tucked 350m south of Praia de Odeceixe, it's one the Algarve's four official nudist beaches, and the only one on the region's west coast.

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3. Praia do Monte Clérigo

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4. Museu de Arte Sacra

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5. Museu Municipal

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8. Castelo

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