Oeste’s coastal area is distinguished by the high quality of the waters. Many beaches have been classified with a European blue flag and are served by modern structures, perfectly integrated within the landscape. The beach of Seixo (Santa Cruz) received an environmental award as a “Golden Beach”.
As visitors gaze across the wide golden sands, stretching from Pedra do Ouro to Praia Azul, they will discover a zone of almost pure unspoilt beauty, enticing voyages of discovery and the thrill of numerous nautical sports.
Peniche’s new Recreational Port houses a vast range of nautical sports companies, for whom the Berlenga archipelago is a sanctuary for fishing and diving activities.
The Recreational Port of Nazaré and the Bay of S. Martinho do Porto also harbour nautical tourism vessels and various schools encompassing a wide array of different nautical sports.
Santa Cruz, Peniche (Supertubos) and Nazaré are obligatory sites for surf lovers, and host top-class international competitions.