Praia da Areia Branca

Praia da Areia Branca is one of the beaches on Portugal's Silver Coast with a better balance between a quiet stay and fun.

Large stretches of sand provide beautiful tranquil walks, and entertainment is found in the many choices of restaurants and bars, some located right on the waterfront. Therefore, ideal for spending vacations with family or friends. With the European classification "Blue Flag", which certifies its environmental excellence, it is a true paradise for water sports lovers, with the ideal conditions for Surfing (several schools for beginners) Bodyboarding and Kitesurfing. 

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Around Praia da Areia Branca

Museu da Lourinhã

Lourinhã Museum

4 km away is the Lourinhã Museum, whose collection includes several relevant finds, namely of dinosaurs, some of which were new to science, the holotypes. The Museum is an unavoidable scientific reference, both nationally and internationally.

Dino Parque Lourinhã

Dino Park

Just 5 km away is the Dino Parque da Lourinhã, which, because this area is one of the most relevant in Portugal in terms of dinosaur finds, a theme park dedicated to the subject was built, constituting the largest open-air museum, where you can see more than 180 models of dinosaur species in real scale.

Surf Peniche


Within a radius of 15 km are some of the best beaches for surfing, such as Praia dos Supertubos in Peniche, where one of the World Surfing Championship competitions takes place, or Praia do Baleal. At 41 km, is the coast of Ericeira, with an extension of 8 km, the first surfing reserve in Europe and second in the world.

Cabo Carvoeiro

Cape Carvoeiro

18 km away is Cape Carvoeiro, located at the western end of the Peniche peninsula, in an area of great scenic beauty due to the curious geological formations that the sea has sculpted over time, a sought-after place due to the spectacular images it provides. On the way, next to the road, you will find the Chapel of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios where you can observe its 17th century tile panels.



14 km away, at Peniche's Marina, you can embark towards Berlenga Island. In only 25 to 30 minutes, you will find yourself in the UNESCO Biosphere Natural Reserve, very rich in fauna and flora. There you can do several activities: visit the caves in a glass-bottomed boat, diving baptisms, snorkeling, hiking and visit the Fort of São João Batista. Camping is also allowed there.

Caldas da Rainha

Caldas da Rainha

35 km away is the city of Caldas da Rainha, an important cultural center, where great figures of Portuguese culture were born, such as the painter José Malhoa and the 19th century caricaturist Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro. The most obvious points of interest are: the Parque Termal, where the José Malhoa Museum is located and where you can follow the Bordaliana Route, the Bordalo Pinheiro factory store or pay a visit to the fruit market.

Bacalhôa Buddha Eden

Bacalhôa Buddha Eden

23 km away, at Quinta dos Loridos, is the Bacalhôa Buddha Eden, which is the largest oriental garden in Europe. Within its 35 hectares are Buddhas, pagodas, terracotta statues, and about 600 hand-painted terracotta soldiers. There are more than 200 sculptures arranged under the shade of 1000 palm trees. In the central lake it is possible to observe KOI fish, and sculpted dragons.



26 km away is the village of Óbidos, a charming medieval walled town. Allied to its natural beauty, an extensive program of thematic events such as the Medieval Market, the International Festival of Chocolate, the Holy Week, the Óbidos Vila Natal. With a varied offer of restaurants and bars, where you can taste the famous liquor "Ginginha de Óbidos", it is a place of great tourist attraction.

Golf Praia da Areia Branca


19 km away there are 3 golf courses with 18 holes where you can practice your favorite sport at the highest level. The Praia Del Rey Golf & Beach Resort, one of the most stunning in Europe, set among pine trees and dunes, with spectacular views of the Atlantic. The Royal Óbidos Golf Course designed by Severiano Ballesteros, with a fantastic view over the Óbidos lagoon and the West Cliffs Golf Course, also has sea views.



At 81 km, Sintra is one of Portugal's most visited tourist villages. Located in the Sintra Mountains, its cool climate attracted the Royalty who built their numerous palaces with stunning gardens, such as the Pena National Palace, situated on top of the hill, with breathtaking views. The emblematic Monserrate Palace and Quinta da Regaleira are also some of the most visited monuments.

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