Vale de Figueiras
Long sandy West Coast beach. Often ideal for surfing.
On reaching the roundabout at the end of the motorway, take the second exit sign posted Aljezur, Sines and Lisboa. After 4.5 km, turn left at the mini roundabout on the left signposted Sagres and Alfambras. Continue on this road for 5.2 km then turn right at the t-junction, direction Aljezur. After 1 km turn left, signposted Figueiras. Continue along tarmac road for a further 2.3 km. Look for house with bread oven and small sign for Praia. At this point take the right hand fork along the dirt track. Half a kilometer later, bear left and enjoy the wonderful view of the sea over rolling hills. Continue along this track down to the beach, a total of 2.5 km on dirt track road.