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Praia da Salema, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut
N 37° 03.932 W 008° 49.471
29S E 515600 N 4102156
Quick Description: Praia da Salema is a small beach in Western Algarve, Portugal
Location: Faro, Portugal
Date Posted: 1/9/2012 2:00:41 AM
Waymark Code: WMDFF7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 3

Long Description:
Praia da Salema is a beach and a village. As so many in the region, Salema village was founded hundreds of years ago by fishermen who started a fishing community on the location. Of course, the beach played an important role on the selection of the spot, being a big helper for the fishing activity. Then tourism was invented and fishery became secondary and then it was over all together.

Nowadays it's a great spot for an out of season escapade. It's a small village and a small beach, both cozy and friendly. I wouldn't come here in the Summer though, when a huge crowd gathers and it's a hell to find a parking spot at walkable distance to the beach.

With the village there all commodities are present: public toilette, restaurants, etc...

Coordinates were taken from the parking area which anyway it's the same as the access to the beach.
Type of beach: Natural

Location of beach: Seashore

Beach surface type: Fine sand

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RuiJSDuarte visited Praia da Salema, Portugal 7/9/2012 RuiJSDuarte visited it