Praia do Vale dos Homens is a beach within the Municipality of Aljezur, in the Algarve, Portugal. The beach is on the western Seaboard in the north west of the Algarve. The beach is 1.7mi north west of the village of Rogil, and is 72.4mi north west, by road, from the regions capital of Faro.DescriptionThe beach of Praia do Vale dos Homens is inside the Vicentine Coast Natural Park. This secluded beach can be difficult to reach as visitors to the beach must negotiate a flight of 285 wooden steps down to the beach from the cliff above (where the car park is located). The surrounding countryside is made up of large areas of farmland and pine forests. The beach is popular for sports such as Kite surfing, Windsurfing, and bodyboard surfing. The sea here is designate with a yellow flag is considered too dangerous for swimming as there are potentially hazardous rock formations. Natural pools formed in the rocks near the waterline (in low tide) are popular among visitors as the water is slightly warmer and somewhat shielded from wave action. On the sidewalls of these pools numerous sea creatures can be seen.In the summer of 2015 the walkable extension of the beach was greatly increased due to natural sediment transport allowing access to the north part, which in previous years was accessible only in low tide and required climbing rock features.Add Praia Vale Dos Homens to your Rogil travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Rogil driving holiday tool .
Praia Vale Dos Homens Reviews
A praia é de uma beleza natural extrema. O acesso à mesma é complicada e nao existe qualquer tipo de apoio a praia, no que diz respeito mais propriamente a bares ou cafés. Vale a pena conhecer. more »The beach is of an extreme natural beauty. The same access is complicated and there is not any kind of support, with regard more specifically to bars or cafes. Worth knowing.
Um óptimo local para a praia, vigiada, com areia limpa e muitos locais e poças para crianças e adultos. Único senão é ter a capacidade para descer, e posteriormente subir, as escadas de acesso à praia... more »A great location for the beach, watched, with clean sand and many places and pools for children and adults. Only drawback is having the ability to go down, and then up the steps to the beach.
Great view over the Vale dos Homens. Watch the storks as they circle the big waves.
Places to stay near Praia Vale Dos Homens
Plan your trip to Rogil
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Rogil
Plans to Praia Vale Dos Homens by other users
15 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM CANADA October, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in Faro District & New York City BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA September, teens, outdoors, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, teens, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 24 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium