Praia da Murração

Already referred to as the “Vicentine Jewel”, this relatively deserted beach boasts magnificent natural beauty. It is one of the rare beaches where the dune vegetation stretches all the way to the tideline, combining the brownish green of the dunes with the blue of the sea. To the north stands a light-coloured, very craggy cliff, covered in endemic juniper scrub and delimiting a small stream that runs on to the sands in the rainy months. In the central part of the beach, the cliff rises tall and imposing, carved in black schist with reddish and orangey veins. High atop this cliff, lacy, light-coloured carbonate rocks can also be seen, along with an occasional flock of sheep grazing at the edge of the abyss. At the beach’s southernmost tip, a crystal-clear stream has carved its way through the rocky wall and bubbles down to the beach in a waterfall. Rocks in curious shapes and colours can be seen all along the beach, vestiges of ancient rockfalls.

Additional Information

Address: Vila do bispo

Postal Code: 8651

County: Vila do Bispo

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Coordinates: 37.1547278,-8.908702777777778