On the River Mira left bank, near Vila Nova de Milfontes you will find Furnas beach. From Milfontes, the access to this beach is a little more than 5 minutes, by simply cross over the bridge over Mira and move ahead until you find the respective signal, and then turning right. When you reach the place, parking tends to be easy, and there are several demarcated parking areas.
Furnas beach River offers excellent conditions and unique surroundings hard to beat. With a river front and a sea front, this beach offers the best of both worlds.
All of this region inserted in the Southwest Alentejo and Vicentine Coast Natural Park provides a great natural beauty.
Furnas Beach River is well appreciated by families with children. Its calm waters allow a quietness difficult to match in a sea beach.
Furnas Beach Sea offers all the quality that is hallmark of the Alentejo coast beaches: an excellent beach of golden and thin sand and with excellent water quality.
Both beaches are widely used for water sports such as canoeing or windsurfing.
Furnas Beach: A Portuguese Wonder
It is necessary to stress that Furnas Beach has received since 2008 awards such as “Blue Flag” and “Praia Dourada”, being also an “Accessible Beach”. This means that it offers good conditions for persons with reduced mobility to access the beach.
At the height of the heat, the restaurant that is also the beach facilities proves to be a great resource, inviting you to have a relaxing lunch, where local delicacies should be the main protagonists.
In September 2012, the Furnas Beach won his category (Beaches Rivers) in the election “7 Wonders – Beaches of Portugal”, making it a Wonder of Portugal. Another reason that justifies a visit to this nook blessed by nature.
Beach With Blue Flag!
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