holidays-portugal.eu
  • English
  • Français
  • Deutsch
  • Português
Google Map

Praia da Apúlia - Beach of Esposende

Part of the Litoral de Esposende Protected Landscape, Apúlia Beach covers a large expanse of sand surrounded by dunes that serve to protect the Beach from stronger winds. The dunes are also home to former windmills that have now been converted into holiday homes.

A popular summer destination, the beach has every kind of service and facility and even comes with a specialist health recommendation given its richness in iodine. The abundance of seaweed is one of its greatest characteristics and resulted in one of the defining landmarks of Portugal’s northern coastline – the ‘Sargaceiro da Apúlia’, known thus due its purpose of collecting sargaço (the local name for seaweed), which was then used as fertiliser on surrounding fields.

  • Beach - Characteristics and Services
  • Beach of Portugal
    yes
  • Average seawater temperature in summer
    15-17 ºC
  • Bar
    yes
  • Bodyboard
    yes
  • Disabled access
    yes
  • Diving
    yes
  • EEC Blue Flag
    yes
  • Outdoor parking
    yes
  • Restaurant
    yes
  • Sailing
    yes
  • Security or Surveillance
    yes
  • Showers
    yes
  • Small craft hire
    yes
  • Sunshade rental
    yes
  • Surfing
    yes
  • Windsurfing
    yes
Holiday activities
  • Praia de Ofir - Esposende
    Praia de Ofir - Esposendeby: Luis Miguel Bugallo Sánchez src: wmf under: CC BY-SA 3.0

    To the south of the Cávado river mouth and part of the Litoral de Esposende Protected Landscape, Ofir Beach, surrounded by dunes and pine trees, covers one of the most beautiful stretches of the northern Portuguese coastline. One natural phenomena is the rocks emerging out of the sea at low tide and which form shapes known locally as the horses of Fão.

    [Praia de Ofir - Beach of Esposende ]
  • With its substantial area of sand flanked by dunes separating it from the adjoining fields, the beautiful Cepães Beach is part of the Litoral de Esposende Protected Landscape.

    [Praia de Marinhas-Cepães - Beach of Esposende ]
more Holiday activities

ANZEIGE

Esposende

ANZEIGE