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Praia da Figueirinha Setubal

Praia da Figueirinha is a beautiful beach that lies within the Arrabida National Park. The beach offers calm, clean bathing waters, golden sands that are surrounded by stunning pine covered hills. The only downside to this natural beauty is the proximity of Setubal, whose residents head to Praia da Figueirinha at the weekends during the summer season.

Figueirinha beach Setubal

The pretty Figueirinha beach between Setubal and Sesimbra

At midweek, or if you are happy to share the beach with a few others, Praia da Figueirinha is a great beach to visit. The beach blends good amenities, making it child and family friendly, with natural beauty that is surprisingly unspoilt considering the large number of visitors.

Praia da Figueirinha Tourist Information

Praia da Figueirinha is 7km to the west of Setubal, 20km east of Sesimbra and lies at the heart of the Parque Natural da Arrabida national park. The beach has wonderful views over the Tróia peninsular that lies on the opposite bank of the River Sado estuary while to the west is the Portinho da Arrabida head land.

Figueirinha beach Setubal

The lush forests of the Arrabida national park which over look the beach

There is lifeguard supervision during the summer season and this combined with the calm clean waters make Praia da Figueirinha suitable for children and families. At low tide a large sandbar emerges from the east end of the beach and this is popular for tourist to walk out on. Close by is a wooded park area that on the banks of a small stream and this is a popular area for picnics.

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