Along the Southwest Alentejo and Vicentine Coast you’ll find some of the most beautiful beaches in Portugal. This area covers most of the Alentejo coast and part of the Algarve, in a total of about 110km of cliffs, unique plants, big waves, rich culture and history and, yes, amazing sunsets. Actually, this is such a special region that it is the only place in the world where storks make their nests in the rocks by the sea – and by rocks I mean cliffs!
But today I bring you another side to this coast: The town of Vila Nova de Milfontes, in the Alentejo, as seen from the river Mira. No cliffs seen from here, just the peaceful sunset inviting your mind to drift away and relax. There’s a lighthouse at the mouth of the river; you can see some boats and a few of the white houses from the town. The beaches are empty now and every living thing seems to stand still to appreciate the sun going down and the moon coming up.
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So many people have recommended this place to me! I have to check it out!
So interesting about the storks on the cliffs too. Love it
The Vicentine Coast has lot of beautiful places, some more explored than others, but all worth looking into! 🙂
Um dos meus lugares preferidos!
Já há muito tempo que não ia Milfontes. Adorei voltar!
We’re on the same page you and me. Not much more than a week since I was there but it seems like a lifetime! Fab photos!
Great minds think alike? 😉 I’m glad you enjoyed the photos!
These photos are truly gorgeous.
Thank you so much! 🙂