Vila Nova De Milfontes attractions

Beach in Vila Nova De Milfontes

Praia das Furnas

On the left bank of the Rio Mira, Praia das Furnas is a long stretch of fine sand backed by small rocky cliffs. The sandbars in the area make for same relaxing frolicking in the waves – a good option for families. A…
Beach in Vila Nova De Milfontes

Praia do Malhão

If you have your own transport, head 7km north of town to the fantastic Praia do Malhão, backed by rocky dunes and covered in fragrant scrub. The sea can be quite wild here, but the rugged coast is strikingly empty …
Beach in Vila Nova De Milfontes

Praia da Franquia

The main beach in Vila Nova de Milfontes is where the sea meats the Rio Mira. Sectioned-off areas allow for safe swimming, though you'll still need to be mindful of strong currents. You can also hire kayaks and SUP …
Beach in Vila Nova De Milfontes

Praia do Farol

Praia do Farol, the lighthouse beach just west of town, is sheltered but gets busy. Beaches on the other side of the estuary are less crowded. Be careful of the strong river currents running through the estuary.