The Berlenga Island is about 7 miles from the Peniche Port. Read more
It is 1500 meters long and 800 meters wide, with a perimeter of 4000 meters
and reaches 88 meters at its highest point and –30 meters at its lowest.
It is a region of great interest for botanical specialists with several endemic species and species of limited distribution.
A nesting spot for some species of ocean birds and a passing point for several migratory species.
A Maritime Reserve of great wild life richness.
Serra del Rei
Serra del Rei (“Mountains of the King”) is a small village from the 14th-century between Peniche and Obidos. It was at Serra d’El-Rei that King Peter I of Portugal lived with his lover Inês de Castro. Read more
São Bernardino beach lies about 11km south of Peniche. This Golden Award Beach is in a cove sheltered by cliffs with a large expanse of sand. It is close to the holiday resort accommodation of São Bernardino village, has a lifeguard, disabled facilities and parking. Next to the beach are a variety of cafes, bars and restaurants. The area is popular with surfers and tourists. Read more
The Consolação is famous for its therapeutic features: in a charming bay the iodine accumulated Read more
along with other natural conditions, and by the sun exposure, allows the well-being in the many
people that search in this beach the treatment for its rheumatic and osseous problems.
This is the main fact that attracts every year many thousands of visitors during summer
Baleal Island is separated from the mainland by a causeway, creating two beautiful beaches.
These beaches, due to their location and extent , have the particularity to offer a bit of
everything, from bathing areas with life guards, to vast dunes of fine white sand where the
waves break with more intensity.
Because of the coast cutaways, and our weather of course, unmatched in all Europe, it turns Baleal into a dream land for all kind of Surfers. Read more
Peniche lies on a peninsula with a perimeter of approximately 6 miles. Read more
Cabo Carvoeiro constitutes the western part of it.
The coastline is shaped by majestic reefs and magnificent bath beaches of great extension,stretching over the ocean in a constant display of astonishing effects that amaze the visitors eyes.
Off Peniche, we can find the Berlenga Archipelago, if we look over the Atlantic Ocean, at the western part.
Peniche is a zone of great natural beauty and an amazing landscape, with a vast patrimony,
both cultural and religious.
From the magnificent beaches of the entire coast, perfect to practicing water sports,
to the majestic cultural patrimony, with outstanding blockhouses and religious monuments,
Peniche presents a diversity of tourist resources including a rich and varied gastronomy
with recipes of fish and shellfish, and a diversified craftwork, featuring the famous “Trimmed Lace“.
The peninsula of Peniche is called The Wave Capital of Portugal and the reason is that it offers
off-shore winds every day. Peniche has two coastlines, one facing north,
where the waves are easier to surf, and another one facing south,
where the waves are more powerful, like Supertubos or Molho Leste.
So in a range of 10 Km you will find more than 20 waves for all levels of surf.