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Vacation on Graciosa beaches - hidden bays, top resorts and recreation areas

The beaches of the Graciosa Island are lengthy. Almost all of them are covered with pure white sand. It is noteworthy that a significant part of the coast is available for water activities even in winter. The temperature of water usually does not fall below 17-20 °C. Conditions for the rest are the most comfortable in summer. In this time the temperature of the water is 21-23 °C. Another important feature of the local beaches is their privacy. Amateurs of water sports will love to relax here.
As you decide to go to Graciosa Island, remember that locals are Portuguese and extremely proud of it. Despite this lasting neighbouring with Spain, people here don’t like to be … Open
In the northwestern part of the island there is the biggest beach - Playa de las Conchas, which length is over 500 meters. Here you can enjoy a marvelous panoramic view of the uninhabited Islands nearby. Even in the midst of the tourist season, it will not be difficult for recreationists to find a secluded place to stay. There is the charming beach Caleta de Arriba nearby with incredibly beautiful golden sand. It is popular for families with children as there are almost no waves here.
Travelers who are looking for unity with nature should pay attention to the nearby beaches of El Salado and La Laja. The path to them is through a rugged hilly terrain, so going to the scenic parts of the coast by bike impossible. The only way to get to the secluded beaches is to overcome a difficult section of the route on foot. A reward for hard work is really worth. These attractive beaches are also covered with golden sand, which looks particularly impressive at dawn and sunset. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
There are no pieces of architecture older than five-and-a-half centuries old here on to Graciosa Island. The reason is simple: the archipelago is located quite far from the mainland, so … Open
In the southern part of the island, the most attractive places for vacation are the beaches Playa La Cocina and Playa Francesa. Those, who wish to relax on these beaches, should consider that the beaches have the presence of quite palpable undercurrents. They often change direction, so to predict what will be on the beach in the near future is almost impossible. On the North coast of Graciosa, there is a charming beach Playa Lambra. The only drawback can also be the presence of underwater currents. Adults will feel comfortable here. You should take care of vacationers with children.
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Nature and parks of Portugal for active vacation

Portugal is rich, especially in protected original attractions. The largest and most famous is the Park, Penede-Gerês, famous for its shady groves, wild birds and animals. Close to the deep Douro, there is the Douro Park well suited for families with children. … Open
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Top beaches and recreation areas in the region of Graciosa

Travel guide to best natural recreation areas in Graciosa for a quiet and secluded summer vacation. Fascinating hidden beaches, amazing bay and coves to sunbathe and swim in the gentle waters of the resorts of Graciosa.
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