Going back to school, well it is a surf school, was the best to do. With all these great beaches at the coast of Aljezur, it is a must to try surfing. Staying at the chillandsurf surfcamp, well, you not only learn how to surf, you get a lot of fun coming with it. Should be called the chillandsurfandfunandmuchmore!more
Sitting above the Lovely Village of Aljezur is The Old Moorish Castle established in the10th Century. The Castle has recently undergone a great deal of restoration and some general improvements to the surrounding area have made it into a pleasent walk or an easy drive through the village and up to the castle. the new information board provide a...more
When locals fill the place, that is always a good sign. Locals know where to go for good value lunch or dinner.The Pont' a Pé restaurant in Aljezur is one of the places you will hear more Portuguese than Englisch or German spoken. Filled with people from Aljezur, it offers seating inside or outside.It is known for fish and seafood dishes (local...more
Carrapateira is a very small village down after Aljezur. It's one of my favorite places in Portugal, and this restaurant is another reason for it. It's close to the beach of Carrapateira and it's a very nice relaxed place, althoug is always packed, so you should make a reservation. The food is really really good, some typical portuguese dishes....more
Very cheap rental cars through touristmayday.com. The car can be picked up and dropped off in the center of Aljezur. Or, if coming from the airport Faro or from Lagos, be picked up there too. Great rates, no credit card and all included. (Unlimited Kilometers, free baby seat (hurray)). Perfect to get around the Algarve and Portugal, they let you...more
A good way to get to the castle (if you are good on foot) is to park on the parking down at the main road leading through Aljezur. I have marked the parking on the screenshot of google maps. You might find a place for your car also closer higher on the hill, but I am not sure about this as I didn't focus on that during my visit.more
Surfing is probably the main activity when it comes to Aljezur and the beautiful beaches. Arrifana, Monte Clerigo, Amoreira, Vale Figueiras. These beaches are great for beginners and pros.
Equipment: Well, a surfboard and some pants, I guess ;-)
Can be rented at Arrifana Sunset Shop! It is on the way from Aljezur to Arrifana.
There are several beaches belonging to the municipal of Aljezur. On the webpage of the city, you will find a list of all with further information to each beach.
---> weblink to beach list.