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Top Ten Portugal Beaches (5 photos)
by Ilena Lo Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C:  W: 0 N: 141] (639)

Location of 9 out of 10: subtropical coasts of Portugal, south from Cape Raso; south coasts of the islands of Porto Santo, So Miguel and Santa Maria.

Borders: dunes; cliffs: calcareous, volcanic and ... limestone remnants of Atlantis.

Surroundings: from almost semi-arid and flat to mountain ranges of mediterranean to subtropical humid forests.

Sand: white; golden; darkened by basalt.

Length: from hidden coves to the longest uninterrupted strip of sand in Europe.