The Iconic Beach of Vila Nova de Milfontes
Franquia beach is the most widely known beach in Vila Nova de Milfontes. Its privilege location at Mira Mouth guarantees you superb conditions for practicing water sports, such as canoeing and windsurfing.
This beach not only offers all the conditions to enjoy a great beach day, but is also the perfect stage to watch the immense beauty of Mira Mouth and its surroundings.
Its short distance from Vila Nova de Milfontes center, its easy access and its waters tranquility, make it very popular among families with children.
From Franquia beach is possible to observe São Clemente Fort, formerly Vila Nova de Milfontes guardian, and Mira River entry and across the river, Furnas beach.
This beach has a beach facility, Quebramar Beach Bar, which at night also functions as a bar, organizing some of Milfontes most famous parties. So, Franquia beach is not only a place you must visit during the day, but also a spot you must visit during night.
Near Franquia beach is possible to find a sandy zone, specially prepared to practice beach soccer and beach volleyball. In this beach, you can also rent a canoe, to know better the mira river waters.
This beach has the following support structures: bathrooms, parking, showers, lounger and sunshades rental. During the summer tends to be difficult parking, so vacationers should choose whenever is possible to walk to the beach.
This beach has a lifeguard during the summer and it has a Red Cross Service Station traditionally.
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