Located at water's edge and right in front to the marina, stands the 16 XVI century
Open Tues to Sunday till 6pm, closes at 5pm in winter
In a country blessed with beautiful beaches, Peniche has some of the finest. What's more, there is a beach for everyone, from young families, to the most experienced surfers.
Porto de Ariea Sul A smaller beach ideal for relaxing with a book, sunbathing quietly, or for young families, as children will enjoy climbing on the small rocks formations. On either side of the beach are two great marisquerias (shellfish restaurants) with terraces.
Praia da Gamboa The Peniche end of the spectacular Praia Norte (
Baleal At the far end of Praia Norte. The closer to Baleal, the better for wind-surfing, and body boarding. Beginners to intermediate surfing at Baleal. There is also a very calm area on the other side of the sand bridge.