Praia da Coelha

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Praia da Coelha (English: Rabbit Beach) is a beach close to the village resort of Sesmarias which is within the Municipality of Albufeira, in the Algarve, Portugal. This beach is located 3.9 miles (6.3 km) by road to the west of Albufeira old town centre and is 31.5 miles (50.7 km) west of the region's capital, Faro. This beach is one of 69e blue flag beaches (2012) in the Algarve


Praia da Coelha is situated south of the resort village of Sesmarias between Albufeira and Armação de Pêra. To access the beach requires a short walk along a footpath from the car park which passes through Olive trees, ancient Carob trees and Bamboo groves. At the end of the footpath the beach is reached down a paved ramp with wooden steps leading down to the sand. There is also a raised board walk running west towards a small beach bar and restaurant which has toilets and a shower. The cove has fine golden sand and some rock formations. To the back of the beach there are cliffs which a subject to erosion and it is recommended that great care be taken whilst below as there is a possibility of falling rocks and stones.
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