Estuário do Sado
It’s very common to see dolphins at this point where the river Sado meets the sea, and taking a boat ride with time to observe them is always a good idea. Or go bird watching in the Serra da Arrábida Natural Park or the Sado Estuary Nature Reserve, where there’s no lack of interesting species. Not…
This protected area gives a huge ecological contribution with vegetation extending as far as the salt water at the river mouth, marshes, loam which comes and goes with the tide and the many species contained therein. One can also find playful dolphins, herons, white swans, flamingoes, river birds,…
There is a local supermarket own by Licinio, that has traditional Portuguese bred fresh every day, fish and meat, and very good local fruit and vegetables. Two cafes, that will serve you meals, or will deliver food if you book one day in advance.
“Thanks for choosing to stay in Vila Nogueira de Azeitão. We are so glad you have decided to book with us and we want to make sure you have a great stay. There is a regular bus service to the Arrábida beaches (5 min walk to bus stop) BUS You will find local cafes and restaurants in the village. Don’t forget to try the traditional pastries including ‘tortas de azeitão’ and ‘Esses’ sold in the local centenary shop ‘Cego’. If you’re here for the best Portuguese wineries (Bacalhoa and José Maria da Fonseca) then you have come to the right place. It is a short 5 minute walk just around the corner. ”
“Unique pier, old school, in wood... Good restaurants. Fantastic fish market.”
“The river SADO cove was the first in Portugal to join the restrict Club of the Most Beautiful Bays in the World.”
“Good location as you arrive to Alcaçer, it has a nice view. Unfortunately on my last visits I didn't enjoy the food as must as I used too. ”