voted 2nd Best Beach in Portugal
coveted ' Blue Flag' award shows that the water meets all European standards of cleanliness. It has
also been voted 2nd best beach in Portugal by a European Travel
A typical Portuguese village with its wide, sheltered bay making the long stretch of beach ideal
The beach, with its indigenous fishing fleet of traditional brightly coloured boats, is a delight
to behold - their catches of bream, mackerel, sardines and sea bass often appearing in the local
restaurants the same day.
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Salema has a wide range of
Salema offers beautiful
food in wonderful surroundings. ALL of the restaurants are excellent in their differing ways offering freshly
cooked food at affordable prices.
In all, Salema has 11 bars and restaurants with still more a short drive away.
If your preference is self-catering, Salema has two small supermarkets catering for most if not all holidaymakers'
basic needs. The friendliest is Romero's located right next to the Boia Bar.
There is a much larger supermarket (Intermarché) in nearby Budens and several more
just 12 km away in Lagos.
Taxis are available from next to the Phone Box in the square and there is an hourly Bus service to Lagos or
Parque da Floresta Golf and Spa Resort which has golf, tennis, bowling, gym, spa and several places to
eat is only 2km away.
Faro airport is approx 70 minutes drive, most of the
journey being on the Motorway-style A22..