By SURFNESSLODGE TEAM
Explore Portugal, visit this wonderful rocky coast starting from Peniche and then passing by the resorts of Berlengas, Praia do Supertubos, Nazarè, Praia do Norte "Big Wave" and Bombarral.
The Berlengas Archipelago is a group of small islands located off the Portuguese coast, about 15 kilometers from the city of Peniche. The islands that make up this large unspoilt and wild archipelago are the island of Berlenga Grande, the islets of Estelas and finally the islets of Farilhões-Forcadas. On the largest island, Berlenga Grande, there is an ancient fortress and a very suggestive lighthouse. The archipelago has been declared a nature reserve thanks to its wonderful local flora and fauna, the latter particularly rich in seabirds, such as the shag, the saffron, the northern herring gull, the Harcourt petrel. Berlenga Grande is renowned for hosting numerous beaches and caves and its beautiful sea is characterized by a coral reef vibrant with marine life, with incredible fishiness. In summer the island is filled with different types of flowers and the whole archipelago in general offers a very varied flora, with about 100 different botanical species counted up to now. ∗ Ferry from Peniche
Praia dos Supertubos
Óbidos and its lagoon
Bordered by the Ginja de Óbidos, Peniche is enchanted by the magic of the old walls of Óbidos. In addition to history in this place, you can enjoy modernity, walking among the dunes of the great lagoon of Foz do Arelho, Bom Sucesso and Praia d’El Rei.